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    April 17, 2014

    Crush Porn Actress Arrested at MIA, Charged With Cruelty to Animals

    For the second time this month, a woman has been arrested in Miami for participating in "crush porn." Stephanie Hird, 29, was busted yesterday while trying to board a flight at Miami International Airport. Her arrest comes two weeks after another woman, Sara Zamora, was also arrested for animal cru ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    David's Cafe Closing Sunday After Nearly Four Decades

    After 37 years of serving cafecitos on South Beach, David's Café is closing. The restaurant that provided sustenance on a 24-hour basis to everyone in Miami Beach -- from ragged hospitality workers needing a strong cup of energy on a graveyard shift to club kids not wanting to end the night to tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Grilled Cheese, Swanky Wines, and Frita Friday

    Friday is here and, as always, there's a lot of good stuff going on this weekend. For starters, how about a loaf of warm, freshly baked bread to start your day? Or maybe you'd rather top off your Friday with a few fritas and cocktails with friends at a kick-ass happy hour? If you prefer to go sw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    The Nine Worst South Florida Social Media Catastrophes

    Social media can be a fun and enriching way to build your personal brand, keep in touch with friends, and share enlightening and helpful information. It can also be a wretched hellhole of pure stupidity, endless misery, and unimaginable human horrors. Of course, South Florida have given us myriad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Miami Firefighter (and Calendar Model) Arrested for Downloading Child Porn at Station

    Alex Rousseau, a Miami firefighter who has posed twice for the popular South Florida firefighters calendar, was arrested today for allegedly downloading child porn while at the firehouse.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Diamond Juice: Get Juiced With Julie Loria's Healthful Alternative in Marlins Park

    The Marlins nailed the Rockies on opening night yesterday and will host the them again today at 7:05 p.m. Tickets, by the way, are still available and cost $20 to $245. Honestly, a night at the ballpark is really all about the food and photo ops with Billy the Marlin. There's nothing wrong with sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Deering Seafood Festival: Food, Sun, and Junkanoo Celebration

    Thousands of people flocked to the Deering Estate on Cutler Bay to enjoy a perfect Spring afternoon in South Florida. Armed with lawn chairs, savvy fairgoers staked a claim on the expansive estate lawn to enjoy the cool bay breezes and entertainment as they chowed down on fruits of the sea. The we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Miami Marlins Have an Embarrassingly Small Geographical Fan Footprint

    Some MLB team's fan bases cover entire states if not large regions of the country. Most are at least the most popular team in every county in their home metro-area. Of course, the Marlins are not like most MLB teams. The Fish have one of the smallest geographical fan footprints according to a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Vegan Desserts

    There are many misconceptions about vegans, one of which is that our diets are a mundane mix of raw vegetables, filtered water, and the occasional fruit. Fail. Vegans love a good dessert as much as the average carnivore -- we just opt out of the animal ingredients. Luckily, there are more than a fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Earls Kitchen Bar: Solid Food, Cocktails in Honey Bears at Dadeland Mall

    Earls Kitchen Bar, another addition to Dadeland Mall's new terrace dining wing, opened this week. The restaurant joins Bobby's Burger Palace, Aroma Espresso Bar, and Balans (which is set to open today). If you haven't heard of Earls, it's probably because you haven't spent much time in Canada or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Miam Cafe Opening in Wynwood

    Here's a little riddle for you: What's black and white and fed all over? The people who work inside the zebra-striped Wynwood Building when Miam Cafe & Boutique opens at the iconic gallery/work space. See also: Mmmm to Open in Wynwood

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Well, Here's Pictures of an Otter Eating an Alligator in Florida

    So we all know what happens when a python tries to eat an alligator, but what about when one of those adorable little otters tries? Well, the Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge has photographically answered that question on Facebook ...and apparently otters ain't nothing to mess with.

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    March 5, 2014

    Mandolin Aegean Bistro's Harvest Lunch: Spring Is in the Air (Pictures)

    It seemed like a coincidence that New Times was invited to lunch at Mandolin Aegean Bistro to celebrate the anniversary of its garden. After all, it was only a few days earlier at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival that celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian confessed his love for the intimate Design Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Ginnybakes, Superfood, Pale-o-la, Good Future, and Bad Ass: Top Five Miami-Made Packaged Snacks

    Living a healthy lifestyle doesn't mean you have to forgo all convenience foods. You're busy, you're on-the-go, you're the master of your universe, and you sure as hell don't want to be stuck eating McDonald's out of desperation. Sometimes, everyone just needs to eat something out of a plastic wra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Kryptonite Metal Festival 2014: "Two Bands Defected From Cuba Just to Play"

    Blood will rain from the sky at Kryptonite Metal Festival VII. And by blood, we mean beer. And by beer, we mean lots of it. Because when 1,900 heads bang, the Earth shakes. And if you're not careful, you might spill your drink. Forty bands -- yeah, count 'em -- will play four different stages for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Chef Michael Reidt and Wife Carina Welcome Son Noah Michael

    Looks like Spring -- and new beginnings -- are in the air! Chef Michael Reidt and wife Carina welcomed a baby boy into the world late last week. Noah Michael Reidt was born at 3:28 p.m. on February 21 at Mercy Hospital. The healthy, happy baby boy weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces.

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    February 27, 2014

    Birdman's Flash Trash Mob: "Go Somewhere, Clean Up a Bunch of Trash, and Leave"

    Sean "Birdman" Gould is a lean, mean, rockin' machine. He has played in at least five Miami bands at all times for the past 20 years. And right now, he's rollin' with Nil Lara, Mixed Culture, Birdman's Clambake, Night Train, and Blowfly. Music has even put him at the center of international controv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Coconut Grove Arts Festival: Food as Art (Photos)

    The annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, now celebrating its 51st year, is one of the longest-established festivals in the country. Each Presidents' Day weekend, tens of thousands of people flock to the Grove to buy art in every medium and price range. And there is something for everyone -- from gian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    The Bent Fork: Simon Stojanovic Will Pop Up Mondays at the Federal

    Simon Stojanovic knows his way around good, local product. The Australian-born chef learned to respect farm-fresh products as Michael Schwartz's sous-chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and then mastered indigenous seafood at AltaMare, where he was executive chef for three years. He then opened T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Cocktails, Cookware, and Chocolate

    Happy Friday. The weather is crisp and clear, which means it's the perfect time to head outdoors. No, we're not talking about camping. We're talking about eating chocolate, shopping for kitchen treasures, and then having some cocktails for charity. Just make sure you assign a designated driver to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Joshua Black, St. Pete Rep. Candidate, Calls for Hanging Obama for Treason

    A St. Petersburg-area candidate for the Florida State House Monday called for hanging President Barack Obama for treason. Citing an Obama-ordered drone strike that killed an unarmed civilian, Joshua Black, a candidate for State House District 68 announced first by Facebook and then by Twitter that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Ludacris Instagrams Brunch at Icebox Cafe, Stogies at Deco Drive Cigars

    And now for the Miami New Times edition of "celebrities are just like us." Just like us, celebrities find themselves hungry. And even though they must have tremendous pressure to look better than us mere mortals (your mother might say you need to lose a few pounds, but at least you don't have to w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Edible Anus: Chocolate for A-holes

    Did you ever have to give a gift to someone who's, well, a bit of an asshole? We've found the perfect present: Edible Anus! It's exactly what you think it is. Fine Belgian chocolate in the shape of a butthole. Or, as the company's website puts it ever so seductively: "rings of succulent chocolate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Blackbrick: It's Cold Outside -- Go for the Wonton Soup, Stay for the Bourbon Trifle

    It's cold, cold, cold today. And though we don't have the frost that the rest of the country is getting, there certainly is a nip in the air. This kind of weather calls for soup. Wonton soup from Blackbrick, Richard Hales' new midtown Chinese restaurant, to be exact. Open just about a month, the r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    PAX Miami Closes: "Thank You, Miami!"

    R.I.P., PAX. After two and a half years, Crossfade's favorite little club under I-95 (and the Miami New Times' Best Latin Club of 2013) has closed. Over the weekend, the Performing Arts Exchange held a final show and said goodbye to the 305 scene. "THANK YOU MIAMI!!!" PAX tweeted just hours befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    Deadly Tweets and Facebook Killers: Riptide's Ten Most Popular Stories This Year

    Or "The 10 Most Totally Amazeballs Posts From Riptide This Year" or "Terry McCoy, Kyle Munzenrieder, Mike Miller, Allie Conti, Francisco Alvarado and Tim Elfrink Write Popular Posts" or "Are these the ten most popular Riptide posts of the year?" We at Riptide haven't quite settled on a cloying hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Blackbrick Hosts Special Christmas Day Dinner

    The Saturday Night Live short, Christmastime for the Jews, pretty much summed up what happened in my household growing up. On December 25, as most of my friends stayed home for a family dinner, my parents drove the whole mishpocheh to Chinatown for an elaborate (and in those days exotic), dinner bef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Is Social Media a Safe Space for Whoremongers?

    The sex tourism industry is about a century old, but when the Internet first became publicly available, sites like World Sex Guide allowed perpetual whoremongers to form communities online. Founded in 1994, WSG today has more than 30,000 pictures of prostitutes posted by men who talk to each other o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Lutong Pinoy: Taste Filipino Cuisine in North Miami Beach (Photos)

    Sizzling pig's face -- that would be the best way to describe the Filipino dish called sizzling sisig. It's a sour, pungent recipe, one that employs minced hog's ears, snout, tongue, and brains. At Lutong Pinoy in North Miami Beach, you can try it with just ears and snout. See also: Francesco Resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Bon Appétit Magazine: You've Changed

    Bon Appétit Magazine, you've changed. You aren't as serious as you used to be. You're using words like "awesome" in your headlines. You're writing about Jay-Z and Beyonce's vegan pledge. You made Dorito bread (?). And then when people threw shade at you for making Dorito bread, you posted a blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Armed Robbery at The District Miami May Be Tied to Ni.Do. Caffe Incident

    Miami Police are saying the armed robbery that occurred over the weekend at Ni.Do. Caffe might be linked to a similar incident that occurred at the District Miami a few weeks ago. According to police, on November 19 around midnight, two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and balaclavas accosted the Dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Eat, Drink, Shop

    Happy Black Friday, everyone. Now that stores are open on Thanksgiving, maybe we can actually find a parking spot at the mall today (we're not counting on it). This weekend mandates that you shop 'til you drop with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and "shop small" Saturday. Sunday? Take the day off an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks this Weekend: Books, Movies, Beer, and PIG

    This weekend is a multimedia extravaganza of entertainment with something for just about everyone. Do you miss Carrie Bradshaw and the girls? Why not make a date to have Cosmopolitans with them! Nose always stuck in a book? There's an entire weekend of activities for you. And if your tastes run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Planned at the Local House Tonight

    Though the Philippine Islands are about a 22-hour flight from Miami, South Floridians can surely empathize with the people of the area. After all, we are acutely aware of the deadly force of a monster storm, as evidenced by our experience with Hurricane Andrew.

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    November 15, 2013

    B2 Miami Downtown Hotel On Biscayne Boulevard Launches Yesterday To Packed House

    Last night, just across the street from the Miami Heat's home court, guests were treated to dine and drink at the B2 Miami Downtown Hotel's grand opening party. The hotel, geared towards both business and leisure travelers, boasts a modern décor free of frills but high on style. Don't expect fluf ... More >>

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    November 14, 2013
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    November 7, 2013

    Facebook Sends Most Condescending Letter Ever to Key West Man

    Facebook is a humorless overlord that has taken sweeping control over our lives, subconscious, and, apparently, the freedom we have to create domain names. That, at least, is the message that was sent loud and clear to Key West native Cody Romano late last month when he unwittingly started a not-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Jayvon Woolfork, Accused of Perpetrating Horrific Gang Rape, Has Chilling Facebook Photographs

    The crime is straight out of a nightmare. On Friday night, a 16-year-old South Broward High School student was lured to a friend's house on McKinley Street in Hollywood, where police say she was beaten by five teens, dragged by the hair, kicked and punched, and, finally, raped. In one of the most h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Five Best Miami Heat Sports Bars

    Except for being in center of all the action at the American Airlines Arena, there's nothing like cheering on LBJ, D-Wade, Bosh, and the rest of the Miami Heat champs at a sports bar with an ice cold Yuengling on hand, surrounded by like-minded ride-or-die fans. At the peak of the 2013 playoff seas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Deliver Lean Is Your Gateway to Veganism

    I've always wanted to try one of those meal plan services. After all, the thought of coming home to find something waiting that doesn't have chemicals or tons of added sodium sounds extremely appealing. Trouble is that most of the meal plans out there involve eating beef and pork and at home, I try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Two White Florida Guys Dressed Up in Blackface as Trayvon and Zimmerman for Halloween

    The George Zimmerman saga has already given Florida a terrible national reputation. The mention of Miami teen Trayvon Martin conjures images of tragedy, gun-crazed neighborhood watchmen, and Stand Your Ground. So it's not exactly helping our state's rep that a photo of two white guys from Florida w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    The Hoxton in Brickell Has Closed

    The Hoxton Miami has closed. Just this year, the lounge was recognized for having the best cocktails in Miami New Times' Best Of issue, but well crafted drinks and a lively atmosphere apparently couldn't keep the two-level lounge/club alive. See also: Best Cocktails - The Hoxton

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    October 21, 2013

    Sabor Nica in Little Havana: Argument Leaves Two Dead

    An argument between two men at a Little Havana restaurant took a violent turn over the weekend, when one man shot another, then apparently killed himself. This past Saturday evening, a man pulled a gun on another man inside Sabor Nica Restaurant at 49 NW 12th Ave. around 5 p.m., shot the other in f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Trader Joe's: A Sneak Peek and Ten Tips From Captain Jodi

    It's happening. Trader Joe's is opening its first Miami-Dade store this Friday, October 18, at 8 a.m., complete with a ceremonial lei-cutting, music, and giveaways. But what does the store look like and what's the fuss all about? When Short Order was asked if we wanted to get a little tour by capta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Holeman & Finch Public House Serves the South's Meanest Carbonara

    Holeman & Finch was opened in 2008, and it revolutionized the cocktail culture in Atlanta. Five years later, the public house (as it calls itself) is doing more than encouraging locals to drink. As soon as guests walk in, they're greeted with the word "eat" on a glass window that looks into the kitc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Health Insurance Marketplace Either Works Only on Internet Explorer or Not at All

    The Health Insurance Marketplace ostensibly opened yesterday. Beginning at midnight, Americans could create an account and shop for coverage plans that would go into effect at the beginning of next year. The operative word here being "ostensibly." Somehow the biggest hindrance to the rolling out of ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    FIU's Pi Kappa Alpha Frat Boys Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Facebook Posts Depicting Drug Dealing, Hazing, and Nudie Pics

    Despite scores of scandalous Facebook posts depicting rampant drug dealing, hazing, and creep shots of allegedly underage women, members of Florida International University's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity will not face any criminal charges. Pi Kappa Alpha frat brothers -- or Pikes, as they are known -- ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Bar Mitzvah

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival turns 13 in 2014, and Lee Brian Schrager, creator of the festival and vice president of corporate communications and national events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate: a good old-fashioned bar mitzvah. "I wanted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Eating House: Hearty Lunch for Vegetarians

    Many people -- even dyed-in-the-wool carnivores -- don't choose a meat-laden lunch. Maybe it's because of the fear of an afternoon torpor that stunts any creative work time, maybe it's the thought of a decadent over-the-top dinner that leads people to eat a vegetarian mid-day meal. In any event, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Burger Beast Turns Five: Celebrate His Blogiversary at Sakaya Kitchen Tonight

    Five years ago, a mild-mannered fan of comfort food started a blog. The first post? A review of East Side Pizza on September 12, 2008, where the fledgling blogger ate a Swiss Alp burger and wrote the following: I give them points for attempting fresh ground beef at a pizza joint. Burger was good, ... More >>

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