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    November 5, 2014

    South Florida's Gold Coast Beverage Distributors To Be Acquired by Reyes Beverage Group

    In what could be a pivotal move in the worldwide beverage arena, Chicago-based Reyes Beverage Group has reached an agreement to acquire Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, Inc. Terms of the acquisition, scheduled to close in January, have not been disclosed, but the transaction stands to place Reyes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Key Biscayne Home With Private Cove Lists for $60 Million

    Oh, there are lots of fancy homes for sale in Miami on the water, but darling, darling, don't you know that's absolutely basic compared to a home with its own private cove? Fortunately, there's just such a home with its own private cove for sale on the tip of Key Biscayne. It's been listed for $60 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Forbes Thinks There Are 12 Cities "Cooler" Than Miami: Here's Why They're Wrong

    Forbes, ever the arbiters of cool, have decided to rank America's coolest city. The good news: Miami came in 13th in the top twenty. The bad news: apparently a dozen other cities are cooler than ours. Uh, nah uh, Forbes.

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    August 6, 2014

    Five Reasons Miami Heat Fans Deserve More Respect

    When LeBron James headed back home to Cleveland, he forgot to pack something Heat fans hoped he'd take with him -- namely, the national hate for Dade County's fans. Before LeBron came to Miami, no one really had a problem with Heat fans, but while he was here, Heat fans caught what amounted to LeBro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    South Beach's Ten Best Pool Party Spots

    Catching rays in our designer bikinis, sippin' on juicy umbrella drinks, and chillin' by the pool ... Yeah, life is definitely a breeze in the Magic City.   While a lot of it has to do with that whole carefree vibe you get from living in Miami, the reason we're always walking around half naked and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Sorry, Ann Coulter, Soccer Is the Most American Sport and a Shame We Don't Embrace It

    I've held off writing about Ann Coulter for a decade -- or about the length of time her average fan takes to read one of her books -- so as not to offend anyone. But enough is enough. Any attacks on the sport of soccer are downright un-American and offensive to the sacred American ideals of unherald ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Study: Florida is the 10th Most Corrupt State

    Is the news here that Florida is one of the most politically corrupt states in the nation or that there are nine other states that are more corrupt than Florida? We're still not really sure. A new study conducted by University of Hong Kong and the Indiana University found that the Sunshine State i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Five Richest Rappers of 2014

    When you're in the rap biz, it's all about the Benjamins. No matter how many shiny awards are stacked somewhere in that multimillion-dollar mansion, you've only truly made it when you rank among Forbes' wealthiest hip-hop artists. More than just lyrical worth, the worth of these rap moguls was c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Dewey LoSasso on AQ by Acqualina: "Right Now, I'm Doing Some Research"

    When Dewey LoSasso was named Acqualina's executive chef in December 2013, he was taking time to get the feel of the resort before making major changes to the menus. He told Short Order: "Right now, I'm doing some research, and then we'll start testing some menu items after Christmas and New Year's. ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2014
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    March 20, 2014
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    March 17, 2014

    Florida Has Lost $5 Billion in Ponzi Schemes Since 2008

    The Ponzi scheme epidemic of 2008 kicked off with part-time Palm Beach resident Bernie Madoff, and then hit Florida much harder than most states. That's the consensus of a new Forbes analysis, which found that Florida was second in total number of dollars lost to Ponzis, trailing only New York, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Sorry, That New Sun Life Stadium Deal Is Still a Ripoff

    When news leaked early this week about Stephen Ross' revised plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium, most taxpayers had the same knee-jerk reaction: Victory! Just a year after public outrage helped sink Ross' request for $127 million from the county, the Dolphins' owner was now ready to open his own wal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Electric Pickle Miami Turns Five! The Most Memorable Moments From Wynwood's First Club

    Before Second Saturday Art Walk became a thing, before Wynwood was named one of "America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods" by Forbes, before the neighborhood became a walking ground for music royalty, there was the Electric Pickle. From the moment its neon green sign lit up for the first time in 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Forget the Budweiser Puppy: Super Bowl Commercial Newcastle Didn't Make Is Better

    On Sunday, February 2, a projected 181 million Americans will be glued to televisions in homes and sports bars throughout the country to watch Super Bowl XLVIII. Trying to turn those 360 million eyes into dollar signs, major corporations will spend about $4 million for 30 seconds of air time ($8 m ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2013

    The Cult of Lloyd Irvin

    A top UFC trainer builds a house of champions. Allegations of psychological and sexual abuse tear it down.

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Peter B. Lewis, Billionaire Pot Philanthropist, Dead at 80

    Peter B. Lewis, billionaire pot philanthropist and chairman Progressive Insurance, died in his home in Coconut Grove of natural causes on Saturday afternoon, he was 80 years old. Lewis donated millions of dollars towards cannabis legalization reform in America. National Organization of the Reforma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    25 Richest Musicians of 2013

    Some people feel bad for the music industry, but we don't. There may be more illegal downloads than ever. But there are still plenty of super-rich musicians sitting on golden thrones, dining on the hopes and dreams of others and little sandwiches with no crust. OK, just because they're wealthy, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach to Open in November

    Lure Fishbar is scheduled to open this November in the former Emeril's space at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel,. This is the second Lure Fishbar to open, with the New York flagship receiving praise for its innovative takes on classic seafood dishes, including a spot on Forbes' 2010 All-Star Eateries ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 24, 2013
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    October 22, 2013

    OTC in Brickell: Forging a New Identity

    It's impossible to miss the mimosas at OTC, the year-old Brickell sensation. On a recent Sunday morning, they adorn every table on the porch like fizzy orange vases. The line of patrons is equally obvious. A young crowd clusters by the restaurant's counter and forms a string of cool kids that extend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Bardot Celebrates Its Fourth Anniversary: "It's Become the Go-To Spot"

    Bardot is turning four! And in those four years, the Wynwood club has brought some of the best local and national indie, hip-hop, and electronic acts, including Surfer Blood, Gaslamp Killer, XXYYXX, and Peter Bjorn & John, to its floor-level carpet stage. In celebration of its birthday on October ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Floyd "Money" Mayweather Celebrates Beating Canelo Alvarez's Ass at KOD and Story Miami

    "What more can I say? We did it again." That's what Floyd "Money" Mayweather tweeted after slapping Saul "Canelo" Alvarez 'round all night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Yeah, yeah, yeah ... It ended up being a split decision. But let's all just agree that judge C.J. Ross' draw score was bogus. Ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Sam Gorenstein's Leap of Faith Has Paid Off at My Ceviche

    Sam Gorenstein began with breakfast. As a kid in Barranquilla, Colombia, the chef and owner of My Ceviche would step into the kitchen every weekend morning and cook omelets and frittatas for his entire family. "From the moment I was tall enough to reach the knobs on the stove, I started playing arou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    20 Richest Rappers of 2013

    In commercial hip-hop, your money game is even more important than your ability to rhyme. If you've got money, you've got rhymes, and if you don't have money, you fake it till you make it. For these top earners, the faking days are over. Making Forbes' list of biggest rap bank accounts is proof yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Florida Panthers Purchase By New Yorkers "Imminent" Per NY Post

    According to the New York Post, the sale of the Florida Panthers to a New York buyer is "imminent". The report comes as a surprise to most, as the team has never announced it was for sale, however with losses piling up, perhaps owners received an offer they couldn't refuse.

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Slate: Miami Has the Worst Drivers in America, Hialeah Third

    If you ask any Miamian which city has the worst drivers, they'll say with absolutely no reservation and a strange mix of pride and disdain: "Miami. Duh." Of course, there's no agreed upon standard on how to determine the "worst" drivers. Several sites have tried., for example, ranked Miam ... More >>

  • Music

    July 18, 2013
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    July 12, 2013

    Pitbull and Rick Ross Claim to Be Billionaires, Only Make About $9 Million a Year

    Believing a rapper who says "I'm a motherfuckin' billionaire" is just as ridiculous as believing a politician who says "I will be honest, accountable, and faithful to my wife." Still, in pursuit of some LOLs, Bloomberg Businessweek (a publication that's owned, coincidentally, by billionaire and pol ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013

    Minor League Baseball: A Journey

    Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Florida Panthers Should Move to Canada, Claims Math God Nate Silver

    While today's public sports fan debate centers on the quality of Miami Heat fans, The New York Times' resident stats geek Nate Silver decided to focus on the quality and quantity of NHL fans last month. His conclusion: The Florida Panthers should either move to Canada or be eliminated.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Restaurants

    Your buddies just don't understand. You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back. Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    LeBron James is Fourth Highest Paid Athlete in the World, According to Forbes

    LeBron James may have left salary money on the table when he decided to sign with the Miami Heat, but his back account ain't aching too much. According to the latest Forbes calculations of the world's most well-paid athletes, James came in fourth.

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    May 30, 2013

    Tragedy at Churchill's Pub, AKA Speedfreek's Last Show

    Tragedy With Rotting Palms, Maruta, Nerv, Devalued, and Nunhex As part of Speedfreek's last show Churchill's Pub, Miami Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Better Than: What else were you doing on a Wednesday night?! Promoter Roger "Speedfreek" Forbes has decided to call it quits. Forbes, occasionally in pa ... More >>

  • News

    May 23, 2013
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    May 6, 2013

    20. Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House

    Giorgio Rapicavoli was the first Miami winner of Food Network's Chopped. He used the momentum of his win to open a pop-up restaurant on Ponce named Eating House. The concept was so successful that Rapicavoli ended up taking over the space and turning Eating House into a permanent fixture. Recently n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    27. Sam Gorenstein of My Ceviche

    New Times' Best of Miami 2013 issue arrives June 13. To celebrate, Short Order is serving up our top 30 tastemakers in the 305. These people have helped shape the Miami food scene into what it is today. We began with number 30 and will lead up to the county's number one. A Q&A session will be includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Kate Upton, Diddy Caught Sucking Face on South Beach

    What are the perks of life as a has-been Bad Boy? Well, there's continuing to cruise atop Forbes' "Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists" with personal riches exceeding $580 million. And then there's flashing that cash and guzzling unlimited Cîroc while sucking face with freshly single Sports Illustrated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Diddy's a Has-Been, Still Worth $580 Million

    There's something funny about money. Once you have a certain amount of it, those greenbacks just keep multiplying. You don't really have to do anything, except sit back and watch that money tree fruit up. Just look at Diddy. He hasn't done anything in years, and he's still the richest dude in rap. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    The Marlins Are Worth $243 Million More Than They Were Four Years Ago

    Jeffrey Loria may try to paint the Miami Marlins as a money drain, but he's certainly getting a big ol' bang for his investment buck. According to new Forbes estimates out today, the Marlins are worth $520 million. That's only 26th in the league, but significantly up from the $360 million the team w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Ultra 2013 Starts Now! And EDM Has Conquered Miami, America, the World

    Electronic dance music has conquered Miami. And America. And the world. For more than three decades, it had remained a mostly underground phenomenon, epitomized by illegal raves held beneath highway overpasses in the UK or after-hours parties thrown in downtown Detroit's abandoned warehouses. But o ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013
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    March 4, 2013

    Immokalee Farmworkers Start 14-Day March, Pinpoint Publix

    Immokalee farmworkers and their allies started on a 14-day, 200-mile trek across Florida to protest low wages and poor working conditions yesterday.According to Naples News, about 150 people took to the streets of Fort Myers, some holding signs, a few carrying a large paper mache farm worker that ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Micky Arison Is the Richest Man in Florida, But We Have 30 Other Billionaires

    Florida is officially home to 31 billionaires according to the latest Forbes list (and that doesn't even count the ones who have second ...or third ... or fourth homes here), but Miami Heat owner and Carnival Cruises CEO Micky Arison is the richest of them all. Forbes estimates the 63-year-old has a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Jay-Z in Miami Tonight (via Satelite) to Discuss "Decoded"

    Ben Baker/Redux via Forbes.comJay-Z's gonna be a Forbes-rated billionaire.​The Miami Music Festival (yawn) came to a close on Sunday, as the Miami International Book Fair kicked off its week-long series of literary events with George W. Bush (read about it). But tonight via satellite from the New ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Fall of a Titan

    A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.

  • News

    November 13, 2008
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    February 15, 1996

    Moments in Time

    Cops, firemen, dogs, the circus: Photographer Jill Freedman deftly documents life's little happenings

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    April 13, 1994


    As one of the most acclaimed Cuban artists of his generation, Jose Bedia is already in the spotlight. But the illumination he's looking for is something slightly different.

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