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Fourth of July

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Bacon Bash at Nikki Beach: Bask in the Bacon-Wrapped Glory (Photos)

    Imagine the Swine & Wine festival at the Biltmore Hotel, but with less wine and more bikini-clad bodies. This past weekend, Nikki Beach masterfully combined mojitos, bacon, and live DJs to create a uniquely Miami Fourth of July celebration. The pig binge was part of the Annual IndepenDANCE pool and ... More >>

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    July 4, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Fourth of July Edition

    Happy birthday, America. You look great for a lady turning 238. Seriously, Independence Day is here and that means picnics, beach days, brunches, cocktails, and fireworks. Here's our guide to the best places to eat and drink this long holiday weekend. Weekend starts now! See also: Make Super Easy ... More >>

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    July 4, 2014

    Uber Will Donate $1 To MADD For Every Rider on Fourth of July

    Uber may be best known in Miami at the moment for it's epic ongoing fight with county commissioners. But the ride-sharing service is trying to make a dent in another battle today, namely the effort against drunk driving on the Fourth of July. The controversial company has teamed up with Mothers Aga ... More >>

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    July 4, 2014

    Fourth of July 2014: Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 in Miami This Weekend

    Happy Birthday, 'Murica! In honor of 238 years of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," we're gonna exercise our right to party and celebrate the Fourth of July with the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend, from Audio Junkie's three-day Independence Day Bash at Gramps to the Red, ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014
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    July 2, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    The Fourth of July may be the day the entire country celebrates our nation's birth, but the real Independence Day actually went down July 2, 1776. And on this day 238 years ago, John Adams, one of the main guys behind the American Revolution and first vice president of the U.S. wrote to his wifey A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Ghostface Killah's Fourth of July 2014 Party at Treehouse Miami

    "Cop a couple of these!" Uh-huh ... That's the inimitable Ghostface Killah. But this time, instead of "hottie, hotties," he's screaming about complimentary passes to his Fourth of July party at Treehouse Miami. So if you wanna score some free tickets to celebrate freedom, bein' freaky, and gettin' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Fourth of July Cocktails: A Toast to Our Founding Fathers

    Fourth of July is here and on Friday we'll celebrate our country's 238th birthday with hot dogs, picnics, fireworks, and cocktails. Cocktails, you say? Of course. After all, our founding fathers loved a good nip. Legend has it that the father of our nation, George Washington, loved his daily ration ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Miami's Fourth of July 2014: Ten Best Parties

    Can you smell that, Miami? The freedom! That's America! That's the red, white, and blue! Fourth of July is just around the corner, and we have a patriotic responsibility to celebrate America's birthday the right way. Let's face it, there are few cities in the U.S. that compare to the 305 when it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    It's Fourth of July week, y'all! That means a four-day work week for most of us working citizens! So show off your red, white, and blue pride, bring out those stars and stripes, and celebrate 218 years of freedom with the five best concerts going down this week, from Katy Perry at the AAA to Dats ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for Cedric Gervais and IndepenDance Pool Party at The Raleigh

    Do the IndepenDance. For the last decade, it has been Miami's Fourth of July party pioneer. And the tradition continues this holiday weekend with seven beach, pool, and club bashes. Obviously, we here at Crossfade are most excited to celebrate the U.S.A. and the 10th anniversary of IndepenDance wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    DBGB Kitchen & Bar Brings Americana Menu to DB Bistro Moderne

    Daniel Boulud is a man of many talents -- and restaurants. At New York's DBGB Kitchen & Bar, Boulud fuses French bistro with American gastropub. This summer the casual eatery will celebrate its fifth anniversary, as well an expansion to Washington, D.C. DGBG's menu pays tribute to Americana, and in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2013

    Fourth of July in Miami: Where to Eat, Drink and Watch Fireworks UPDATED

    Fourth of July means firing up the grill out back and hanging with family, unless you're more into the whole barbecue bash with interesting-people-in-fascinating-places thing, Short Order has put together a guide to restaurants and hotels that are serving up a plate of barbecue favorites -- and othe ... More >>

  • Music

    July 4, 2013
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    July 3, 2013

    Fourth of July 2013: Five Best Rap Parties in Miami

    Fourth of July celebrations are a great American tradition. But you know what else is? Rap music. Hip-hop started in these streets. No other country can claim rights to the birth of history's greatest and most influential genre of music. And so what if it started in New York City, Miami has embrace ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Fourth of July 2013: Four Best Yacht Parties in Miami

    So you're gearing up for this Independence Day and you want to live it up as only a true Miamian can do. You better take this party from red and white to blue and hit the ocean, because there are some top-notch cruise parties, just perfect for the occasion. Whether you're looking for something wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Fourth of July 2013: Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

    Welcome to Miami. The land of the free and the home of nonstop partying. And since it's Independence Day, SoBe will be exploding with world-class artists, constant twerking, and hard-core fist-pumping. Check the cut for Crossfade's six best parties on South Beach this week. God bless the USA! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Fourth of July 2013: Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

    Happy 237th birthday, America! In honor of Independence Day, we'll be exploding massive fireworks in the sky, grilling hotdogs, drinking endless PBR, and enjoying a four-day work week. And since we live in the 305, you know we'll be jammin' to great music. Check the cut for Crossfade's five best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Fourth of July 2013: Five Best Pool Parties in Miami

    On July 4, 1776, after approving the Declaration of Independence and formally announcing the 13 colonies' freedom from the British Empire, the Second Continental Congress pounded its gavel and ecstatically exclaimed, "Pool party!" Now 237 years later, we in the Magic City continue to proudly observ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Two Hurt by Falling Bullets Outside Biltmore Hotel on Fourth of July

    Despite a campaign from local authorities and a stern, profanity-ridden warning from Riptide, someone out there still decided it was a good idea to shoot his or her gun into the air during the Fourth of July. However, what goes up must come down, and the bullets hit two revelers outside the fancy Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    North Miami Church Burns After Kids Set Off Fireworks on Roof

    It wasn't a happy Fourth of July for the the Pilgrim Evangelical Church in North Miami. The place of worship caught fire and was practically gutted by fire yesterday, and kids playing with fireworks on the church's roof might be to blame.

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2012

    Five Reasons Why Being Vegan Is Patriotic

    This Fourth of July, many Americans will be going out to pick up the hot dogs, hamburgers, and chicken carcasses they like to throw over the fire pit while the fireworks screech overhead. The head of the household will man the grill, bragging about his or her ability to rotate the meat at precisely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Locals Warned Yet Again Not To Shoot Guns Into The Sky When They See Fireworks

    About twice a year the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County team up to remind everyone not to shoot their guns into the air during holidays that include fireworks displays. Every time it gets a little bit more depressing to write about, because, really, have we not all learned yet not to shoot our gu ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012
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    June 20, 2012

    Best Fourth of July 2012 Parties on South Beach

    America celebrates its 236th birthday this year, and the parallels between our relatively young nation and the popularity spike of electronic dance music are becoming increasingly clear. From our ties to England to first-generation embodiments of the American Dream, this year's Fourth of July part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    IndepenDANCE Pool Party 2012 Celebrates Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

    It took 56 signatures and seemingly endless bloodshed. But on July 4, 1776, 13 American colonies became independent of the British Empire and the United States of America was born. Though electronic dance music was still centuries away on that fateful day, some scholars suggest that the Declaratio ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2011
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    June 29, 2011

    Where to Eat & Drink on Fourth of July in Miami

    Rusty Pelican​We can hardly wait for the long weekend ahead. If you don't know what you're doing to celebrate Independence Day, you'll be glad to know there are several restaurants and parks hosting parties for the occasion. Following are some options around town. Tobacco Road Celebrate early a ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Miami's Five Best Parties for Fourth of July 2011

    ​Once upon a time in America, the British Empire thought they could tell us what to do, and make us pay them for the privilege. Then we kicked their ass in front of everybody, made Britain our royal bitch, and threw a big-ass party to celebrate. Ever since, we have marked the Fourth of July by b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2011
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    June 23, 2011
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    June 20, 2011

    $20 0ff Seminole Hard Rock Rock 'n' Roll Beer-B-Que on July 3 (updated)

    ​Looking to celebrate July 4 early, complete with booze, barbecue and fireworks? Hollywood's Seminole Paradise and New Times will host the Seminole Hard Rock Rock 'n' Roll Beer-B-Que on Sunday, July 3 from 5 to 9 p.m. Thirty of South Florida's top barbecue restaurants will compete in categories li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Fatboy Slim Talks American Independence, Pool Parties, and Laser Attacks

    ​It's been 235 years since the Founding Fathers won us our freedom from all those evil, red-clad limeys. The war is so over. And yet Brit club-killer Fatboy Slim (AKA Norman Cook) seems to be plotting a counterattack for this Fourth of July. Admittedly, Crossfade is frazzled. And you should be wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Fourth of July Ice Cream and Pie at Bee Heaven Farm

    Photo by Jennie Robinson ​Forget the burgers this Fourth of July. Start your day with a tasting of locally made, tropical-fruit-flavored ice creams out at Bee Heaven Farm. July is, after all, National Ice Cream Month.We're talking white sapote, lychee, passion fruit, mamey, South Florida pea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010
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    June 24, 2010
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    December 29, 2009

    Ring in the New Year With Sparklers: Fire Dept Cracking Down on Illegal Fireworks

    via ahisgett's Flickr​Despite the fact one celebrates your new calendar, and the other celebrates old glory, New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July are pretty similar events. The main difference is that the alcohol-to-fireworks ratio tips a bit more to fireworks on the Fourth, and favors booze on N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Saturday Night: Backdoor Bamby's Fourth of July Party

    Backdoor Bamby's Fourth of July PartyFeaturing DJ Shannon and Shameless BurlesqueJuly 4, 2009The Vagabond, MiamiBetter Than: Sitting at home and watching the fireworks on TV   The Review: After watching the fireworks in Miami Beach, the perfect place to do some Fourth of July dancing was t ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Saturday Night: Kevin Rudolf at Fourth on Flagler

    Jeff StrattonKevin Rudolf at Fourth on Flagler on Saturday night.Kevin RudolfSaturday, July 4, 2009Fourth on Flagler, West Palm BeachOpportunity struck for Kevin Rudolf at this Fourth of July showcase, a chance to deploy an abbreviated set of songs from In The City, his solo debut. Best known for pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    The Authoritative Guide to Fourth of July in Miami

    Time to party like it's 1776.Over at the Night & Day calendar, the Magic City Kitty and I constructed a "perfect day" of kickin' it on Uncle Sam's birthday, but we're so excited about the National holiday that our bras are freaking exploding......and we just had to list a few more:

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Get Your Red, White and Blue on With Huma Rojo

    Let's say tomorrow rolls around and you finally manage to tear yourself away from CNN's round-the-clock coverage of all things Michael Jackson to celebrate the birth of our nation and the day Will Smith freed us from alien annihilation. You find yourself on South Beach for some Fourth of July fe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 2, 2009
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    July 2, 2009
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    July 1, 2009

    Elastic Bond Plays Transit Lounge for Indie-pendance Day

    Don't spend this Fourth of July in a drunken (and perhaps drug-addled) haze. You've been doing that and sitting in the back of your friend's hatchback going oooh and aaah to the fireworks for far too long. Why not try something different, with just as much wow factor. Like what? Well, Elastic Bond p ... More >>

  • Music

    December 25, 2008
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    July 7, 2008

    Fourth of July Feast

    Hope everyone had a safe and happy Fourth of July -- I know I did. This year I threw a little shindig at my house to celebrate. So I invited the crew from work, friends, and family down to Casa de Linn with the intention of giving them something a little bit special: Honest to goodness chopped pork ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Light a Match

    But don’t get your arms blown off this Fourth of July.

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    June 28, 2007

    All American, All Fun

    We’ve got your Fourth of July plans right here, friends

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