May may be National Hamburger Month, but Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez doesn't want the burger's Latina cousin to be forgotten amidst all the meaty hoopla. New York may have a White Castle obsession and Minneapolis might be manic about their Juicy Lucy, but we have our fritas. The frita, a seasoned bur ... More >>
Brickell residents can look forward to reasonably-priced fresh seafood when My Ceviche opens its doors this Friday, March 29.The original 240-square-foot location opened a year ago and quickly became a hit with locals and tourists alike despite the small size and limited seating area. After all, who ... More >>
It was a wild New Year's Eve for Florida Keys resident Deni Noa.According to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the 24-year-old Stock Island resident reached into a car and punched a woman in the eye as she was idling at a light on US 1 and Cross Street around 9: 30 p.m. He then fled the scene on f ... More >>
If you think government is meddling in your affairs now (we're talking to you, Fox News), you should have been around in the early 20th Century, when Christian organizations and the federal government decided that most of our country's ills -- such as poverty, mental illness, crime, and bad behavior ... More >>
Big things are happening at Schnebly Miami Brewing Company. First the beer appeared at LoKal Burgers and Beer, then a short time later at World of Beer-Dadeland. Now: across Florida. Late last month, Miami-Dade's first craft brewery signed a distribution contract with Doral-based Gold Coast Beverage ... More >>
Tropical storm Isaac is barreling toward the Florida Keys and you only have to look outside your window to see that feeder bands are already affecting Miami-Dade. Before you head out to a store, restaurant, or bar we suggest calling them ahead of time to make sure they're open. Some events (especial ... More >>
Democrats have finally found a candidate to take on vulnerable Republican incumbent congressman David Rivera. Her name is Gloria Romero Roses. She has no electoral experience, no name recognition, and doesn't even live close to the district. Oh boy.
Florida Agriculture commissioner Adam Putnam went on television this past weekend to warn that the giant African land snail can carry meningitis. If you eat it, that is. Who in hell would consider eating a slimy snail the size of a Chihuahua? Plenty of people, it turns out.The snail grows up to e ... More >>
Photo by Mark the Cobra Snake via on.fb.me/thecobrasnakeFBDude's got a reputation as a one-man rock show. He feeds entire magnums of pricey champagne to his fans for fun. He crowdsurfs and stagedives like a crusty punk let loose in the club. And he's got a beautiful mane of long black hair th ... More >>
Travel Channel Adam Richman and Vanilla Ice take on Blue HeavenWe wish we had Adam Richman's job. This former soap actor and graduate of the Yale School of Drama has made his mark on the world not by reciting Shakespeare - but by eating massive amounts of food on Travel Channel's Man ... More >>
Robbie Rivera is Juicy.Ever since the days of the pirates, the Florida Keys have given humanity one of the finest geographies on Earth for getting fucked up, dancing, and running naked on the sand bar. For the next three days, you can do it all to a techno beat because the Summer Splash is tak ... More >>
Whipped cream is usually meant for fun, but our frothy little ice cream topping friend has a very dark side. The nitrous oxide is a well known source of a cheap, temporary high, and a couple driving through the Florida Keys with two kids in the backseat were arrested after doing a few "whipp ... More >>
Richard Gervasi was tased in the nude. Running into traffic naked almost never ends well, does it? A man visiting the Florida Keys was tased by a Monroe County Sheriff's Officer after he stripped down to nothing, took a jog through oncoming cars, and yelled he was "the King of the World." This ap ... More >>
The philanthropy arm of PBS television affiliate and public radio station WLRN has incurred the wrath of some Miami-Dade School Board members. In his weekly edition of The Watchdog Report, Daniel Ricker reveals Friends of WLRN and Miami-Dade Public Schools, which owns the station's federal li ... More >>
Get Guy Harvey and other awesome stuff at Discosoma's official website.You might have visited Coral Morphologic/Morphologic Studios (AKA Jared McKay and Colin Foord) during the third leg of the Weird Miami tours. Or maybe you checked out the duo's recent zoanthid photo show at the Biscayne Nature ... More >>
Florida Lobsters. Lobster enthusiasts should gas up their boats. Lobster miniseason begins tomorrow. Or tonight at 12:01 a.m. to be exact. The two-day lobster hunt is an opportunity for novice fishermen to be out on the water, drink, and, of course, catch lobsters.If this is your first time on th ... More >>
via KitbagLooks like we shouldn't be quite so worried about a third world disease roaring back into Miami-Dade yet (take that Tom Tancredo). Health officials reported yesterday that a case of Dengue Fever had popped up in a Miami Beach man, but now they say his test results have come back negativ ... More >>
NOAAScientists predicted today that the BP oil spill has a 61-80 percent chance of reaching South Florida. Unlike the west coast, which is likely to not be affected at all, the Florida Keys, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami have "a greater probability due to the potential influence of the Loop Current," ... More >>
Photo by Jens Peterson via Wiki Commons/CC2.0A few weeks ago, I was unchained from my laptop and briefly allowed to return to the wild for a few weeks. I headed to the Bahamas for a snorkeling trip. Numerous signs posted throughout the marina on the island we stayed advertised a lionfish hun ... More >>
The dreaded Loop Current is the pathway that could transport oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico through the Florida Keys and up the East Coast. Scientists have been warning of the possibility of runoff entering the Loop Current since the initial leak, and now MSNBC reports that the first bi ... More >>
Jacob KatelAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
via Just JaredGoth Mary-Kate and the kid who plays the beast.Some of the nation's greatest tween thespians have come together to bring Beastly, Miami author Alex Flinn's modern retelling of the fairy tale The Beauty and the Beast, to the big screen.Hot on the heels of the Twilight ... More >>
Yes, this post is full of Dolphin pictures, but first:Chef John Critchley has made a strong impact on the local dining scene since joining up with Kimpton Hotel Group to head up all food operations at The Epic Hotel in downtown Miami. Area 31 was recently named an Esquire Magazine Best New Restaura ... More >>
Starting August 1st, China Grill's new Summer menu will include half-orders of the existing sharing plates. As the press release explains, "The new pricing is ideal for single diners and smaller parties who can now enjoy the same China Grill Experience they've come to expect over the past 14 yea ... More >>
image via fruitandspicepark.org Tomorrow and Sunday at Fruit and Spice Park, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree. Life's a mango, dig in at the Redland Summer Fruit Festival where exotic varieties of the plentiful bounties intrinsic to our tropical paradise will be featured and showcased on the ... More >>
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