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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

  • News

    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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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    September 19, 2013

    Love Hate Lounge on South Beach Closes, Public House to Take Its Place

    Love Hate Lounge has called 423 Washington Avenue home since Miami Ink stars Chris Nuñez and Ami James opened the pin-up and skull tattoo themed bar in 2007. The lounge kept its badass biker charm intact, but became more music oriented in 2012 when the guys turned the keys over to DJ Self Born, th ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Cookie Monster Is 007 and the Biscotti Kid: Snack On. Snack Off.

    The 44th season of Sesame Street premiered Monday and the show and its Muppets are still as fresh and topical as the first year they were introduced. For over four decades, the children's show has taught children to read, share their toys, count, and deal with a number of heavy topics like adoption ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Exploding Chobani: Greek Yogurt Pulled After Facebook Complaints

    Chobani is my favorite morning treat. One of the leaders in the Greek yogurt craze, Chobani is creamy, protein-rich, and quick. So, imagine my delight when the company introduced some new tropical flavors like Key Lime. Then, imagine my disappointment when I opened the yogurt and found a clumpy, wa ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Sandbar's Five-Pound Burrito: Extreme Eating in the Grove

    It's listed right there on the Sandbar Sports Grill menu along with chicken wings, smoked fish dip, and hurricanes. Coconut Grove's very own Man vs. Food challenge. A five-pound burrito (in your choice of chicken or steak) is offered for $24.95, along with the message: Everything but the kitchen ... More >>

  • News

    August 29, 2013
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    August 29, 2013

    Top Ten Foods Miami Does Better Than Everywhere Else

    Step aside, every other city in America -- especially you, Tampa. Miami does a lot of foods better than you. Sure, you can give us shit about a few things. Like Celia said, our English is not very good-looking. Weird things happen here. We make the news for all the wrong reasons. And we really don ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Florida Burglars Busted For Casing House, Advertising Its Contents For Sale On Facebook

    Give the Florida trio of Carlos Rivera and Leandre and Jordan Green credit: They've reinvented burglary for the Internet age. Instead of busting into a house and just taking everything willy-nilly, the crooks broke in, took photos, and then advertised the house's contents for sale online. When they ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    A Passage to India Pop-Up Coming to Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove

    The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove is getting exotic for one month with its pop-up A Passage to India. Though it sounds like an epic movie starring Meryl Streep, A Passage to India is actually the name of the pop-up restaurant taking over the luxury property's restaurant Bizcaya from Thursday, October ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Pi Kappa Alpha Suspension: Here Are the Rest of the FIU Frat's Incriminating Facebook Posts

    Yesterday, Florida International University suspended its Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity over Facebook posts showing drug deals, hazing, and creep shots of naked women -- at least one of them allegedly underage. But the incriminating posts go beyond that unholy trio of offenses to include insulting prof ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    Win 25 Misha's Cupcakes By Creating a New Flavor For Their Stores

    Baking is great and all, but we're not all cut out for the exact science that it requires. Some of us were born to eat. So Short Order is here to tell you how to get 25 cupcakes in a flavor that only you'd dream up, without lifting a finger in the kitchen. Misha's Cupcakes -- this reporter's all-ti ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013

    Fratelli Milano Celebrates the Dog Days of Summer With a Photo Contest

    Hello and welcome to the "dog days" of summer. Let's face it. August is the price we pay for living in paradise. And you know what? A little 95-degree weather pales in comparison to sub-zero temperatures, any day! That being said, Ristorante Fratelli Milano is celebrating the "dog days" of summer ... More >>

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    July 30, 2013

    Beer Drinkers More Likely to Get Bitten by Mosquitoes

    Summer in Miami. You get home from a long day, grab a beer, and sit on your patio. Suddenly, you're ambushed. Mosquitoes swarm your ankles and arms, piercing your flesh as you frantically swat the blood-sucking parasites. You run into the shelter of your home, slam the door behind you, and hope none ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Boxpark Opens: Citrus-Cured Triggerfish and Brickell Pickles

    Boxpark, the second of the trilogy of British-Inspired establishments by Nobu alum Santiago Rodriguez, opened this past Tuesday, July 23, in Brickell. The third piece to the puzzle, Harvey Wolf, will begin operating in the fall. Though Boxpark is a "sister" to The Hoxton, the decor and menu couldn' ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    "Blurred Lines" Food-Related Parodies: Watch The Awesomeness Here (Video)

    We're sort of obsessed with Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." In fact, we'll even go so far as to confess to taking writing breaks to dance around the office. Maybe it's the catchy "Got to Give It Up" sampling and the '70s funk vibe, but it's the song of the summer of 2013. And with success come par ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    La Mexicana Cantina & Grill, Mexican Sports Bar, Coming to Brickell

    If there's one thing Miami doesn't have nearly enough of (besides courteous drivers), it's Mexican food. West Coast transplants are all too familiar with guacamole withdrawal. But Brickell is about to get a shiny new option with La Mexicana Cantina & Grill. And this spot isn't just about tasty eat ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    Hakkasan Introduces New Summer Menu Items

    There is little doubt that Hakkasan, the sexy, elegant Chinese restaurant at the Fontainebleau Hotel, is one of the best places to dine on Chinese cuisine in Miami Beach. Because of this, the restaurant could rest on its laurels, serving the same dishes and still getting kudos from its tony clientel ... More >>

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    July 15, 2013

    Fairchild Garden's Mango Festival: A Celebration of Tropical Fruit

    The humid weather and threat of rain didn't deter thousands of people from flocking to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens to celebrate the mango with music, food, tastings, and a live auction of rare varieties of the sweet fruit. The festival, held over two days, featured a host of opportunities to ... More >>

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    July 9, 2013

    Meet Mango Man for a Fruity Drink Weekends in July (Recipes)

    Miami mango mania is about to reach new heights this weekend when Mango Man -- a guy in an orange polyester suit -- and Finlandia Vodka host two different mango invasion bar crawls every Saturday and Sunday in July. Finlandia will host mango drink specials and promotions at two informal bar crawl r ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

    Have you accepted that you're a hipster? Probably not. It's in your nature to deny it. Shit, even that is becoming cliche. On most nights, though, you're inadvertently (or deliberately?) trendsetting at a handful of offbeat, edgy boozing spots around town. We know you don't want us to blow up ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    Best Eats & Drinks This Week: Barbecue, Burlesque, Burgers & Bourbon

    America's birthday is around the corner and it's time to celebrate. Not just any party will do for the red, white and blue. We need to be immersed in all things that make this country great. Sure, we're talking about freedom and flagrantly illegal fireworks displays; but we're also discussing booze, ... More >>

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