We all deluded ourselves into thinking that Lincoln Road could become some sort of quirky subversion of the suburban mall shopping experience. That the uniquely Miami culture the strip once exemplified could survive peacefully alongside giant corporations' fast fashion mega-stores. Sure, for a while ... More >>
Calm down, party girl/boy. Before you go flaunting your shiz in the face of the selector, think about what you're really getting yourself into. Sure, dating (or even just fucking) a DJ seems like it would be a perk-filled romp through Awesomeville's romance district. Your new beau will not only sho ... More >>
Forever has been put on hiatus for the rest of the day. The newly opened mega-Forever 21 on Lincoln Road in South Beach caught fire this morning, causing parts of the popular pedestrian mall to be evacuated. The store will remain closed for the rest of the day.
Brother Jimmy's BBQ is opening its second Miami location at the Shops at Sunset Place. The restaurant, scheduled to begin operation in the fall, will be located on the first floor of the shopping and dining center. The 6,540-square-foot location will feature the same sports bar-meets-barbecue joint ... More >>
According to every wave of punk rock, the genre has been dying since it was born. Crossfade disagrees. We firmly believe that, despite decades of embarrassment and confusion, only now is punk rock truly reaching peak appropriation within popular culture. Case in point: CBS has announced a new sitc ... More >>
Carolyn Kellman, a local lawyer whose fashion sense caught the eye of the Miami Herald back in 2007, was doing some shopping at the Dolphin Mall and picked up some black denim shorts at the Forever 21. However, she decided to return them, and quickly realized that she was refunded a penny less than ... More >>
London, Paris, Milan ... Miami? According to research from Bundle.com, Miami is one of America's most fashion conscious cities. Which isn't to say that we dress well, just that we spend a lot of money on expensive designer clothes.As Dolly Parton once said, "It takes a lot of money to look this chea ... More >>
With the first month of 2012 dead and gone, it's time to take a survey of up-and-coming South Florida music and maybe try to predict what the rest of the year has in store. This is not a best-of list. Nor is it a complete appraisal of South Florida's expansive nightlife sphere and its million m ... More >>
When punk rock sneeringly ejaculated onto the music scene in the 1970s, it was all about volume, attitude and, most importantly, the rebellious nihilism of young disillusionment. But in 2012, self-proclaimed punk rockers look like massage therapists at a Winnie the Pooh spa. Just take a look at The ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Hair by Diane Lopez right here in Bal Harbour, dress is Urban Outfitters ("recycling the dress, it's about 4 years old"), cardigan from Express ("usually wear sweaters"), belt came with a Forever 21 Dress, bag Louis Vuitton, shoes could be Zara, wooden ring (right hand) from H& ... More >>
Forget Gaga, Katy Perry, and all those other hot pop bimbos. We here at Crossfade have just discovered a totally local blonde bombshell named Marlon Alarm. We came across the self-described "singer/songwriter/artist" just as he was heading down down a random backalley in Little Havana to get st ... More >>
Read part one of this series here.The Miami Dolphins are for sale to the highest musical bidders. Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony have both recently bought minority shares of the franchise, leaving us all wondering: Who's next? We've compiled a list of 10 most wanted musicians with a tie to Miami ... More >>
Hipster glitterati convene for the Annual Eighties Prom.
Meet up with the Wolf Pack on Lincoln Road