Umami Burger, the California chain with an impassioned fan base, is opening the doors to its first Miami Beach location at 1080 Alton Road this Friday, May 10 at 11 a.m. This Umami will not only be the first in South Florida, it will also be the first Umami on the east coast. Umami was voted "Bur ... More >>
Marco Rubio has never been shy about his rap fandom, telling GQ that Tupac's "Killuminati" is among his favorite songs and offering Spotify playlists packed with Kanye, Pitbull, and Flo Rida.But last night probably marked the first time Rubio took his hip-hop love to the Senate floor, where he quote ... More >>
Bey is back. After a publicity tour touting her hot post-Blue Ivy bod on the covers of dudely mags like GQ (and despite scandalizing America by lip-syncing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Obama's inauguration), Beyonce made her big return last night at Super Bowl XLVII. She rocked a supertight, swe ... More >>
Not long after becoming the target of a foiled drive-by murder plot, Rick Ross issued a musical warning seemingly directed at his would-be assassins: "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe." "Wishing death on you niggas, we never see eye to eye," Ross roars on the track. "Somehow I pray for you niggas at the ... More >>
Umami Burger may not be a familiar name to us here in Miami, but the California chain has been named "Burger of the Year" by GQ magazine. It is also frequented by celebrities and has even been featured on a Saturday Night Live skit.Umami's founder and CEO has been looking into expanding the brand in ... More >>
It's that time of year when the global art world elite descends upon our fair city and has its way with it for a week. Unfortunately, Miami-Dade County has not yet declared this as a weeklong work-free holiday, and for us locals, it's easy to get either overwhelmed or way too lost in all the highbro ... More >>
Who's the motherfuckin' Bawse? To Crossfade, it's always been Rick Ross (government name William Leonard Roberts II), the 300-pound football-lineman-turned-corrections-officer-turned-street-rapper-turned-Maybach-mogul. He taught us to play 4-3 formation. He always emphasized the importance of hust ... More >>
Wearing little more than a bad decision (read: underboob Iris tattoo) and a black, unzipped leather jacket draped over her bare shoulders, a nearly naked Rihanna will grace the cover of GQ's Men of the Year issue. According to the magazine, "men straight lost their minds over" Rihanna in 2012, esp ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
It was about as unexpected as a Chinese sinkhole -- a hip-hop heavyweight and, well, a former heavyweight. Last night, Rick Ross and Mariah Carey, together in a Miami recording studio with Jermaine Dupri and DJ Khaled. "Rozay and MiMi," Ross tweeted at around 1 a.m. Attached to the late night me ... More >>
A recent GQ profile of once-high-flying NFL star Terrell Owens -- who's now close to broke despite earning more than $80 million -- has shined a national spotlight this month on his South Florida agent, Drew Rosenhaus, and financial advisor, Jeff Rubin. T.O. has lambasted Rosenhaus's management a ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke expresses his anger at the guy who inspired Jerry Maguire.So-called sports superagent Drew Rosenhaus has made millions of ... More >>
In the December issue of GQ magazine, our hometown boy Pitbull is the only Miamian to make the list of the "25 Least Influential People Alive." Tim Pawlenty claimed the top spot and others on the list with less clout than the Cuban-American rapper include actress Gwenyth Patrow, deposed E ... More >>
If you happen to see Dwyane Wade's bare feet, don't make the same mistake LeBron James made and assume D-Wade has some sort of nasty toenail infection. He just likes to paint his toenails black.MV3 discusses his preference for noir foot digits and his other fashion habits in the latest issue of G ... More >>
Courtesy of Nike CommunicationsAdam DelGiudice wins the title of Most Inspired Bartender in MiamiAdam DelGiudice of the Florida Room was announced as Most Inspired Bartender by the United States Bartender's Guild in Miami last evening at Haven in South Beach.DelGiudice won for his Rangoon Rising ... More >>
Photo by Kimberly Greer via facebook.com/bryanferryBryan Ferry is handsomer than thou.When 65-year-old glam god and gentleman pop star Bryan Ferry packs his bags, he doesn't just bring sheet music. Really, go steal a quick glance at the Facebook photos from the first few weeks of his Olympia wo ... More >>
First off: Is there any better evidence that the Miami Heat's Big Three is really a two-headed beast than the fact that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James always hold a tandem press conference with Chris Bosh later speaking to reporters alone? If this team is a circus, Wade and LeBron are the tight ... More >>
Mario Batali wants you (if you speak Italian and know Microsoft Office)Back in the day when I was unhappy with my previous 80-hour-a-week job, I submitted my resume to Monster.com. This morning, I received a rather curious email stating "Celebrity Chef Mario Batali is looking for a motivat ... More >>
Fantasy covers sonic cage match requests!How awesome would it be if the Jacuzzi Boys met Frank Zappa in a sonic cage match and they all emerged after three minutes, hugging each other, laughing at little private jokes, and humming beautiful music? Well, even if it's impossible, that's a battle (o ... More >>
After last night's humiliating loss, it's hard to muster evidence that the Miami Heat is number one in much of anything right now, but it might be the best-dressed team in the NBA. No, we're not talking about the uniforms. Sports Illustrated polled 137 current NBA players as to who has the best o ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenDrake on tour in Miami. It's Drizzy, baby! and he's declared Miami his new home. He opened his tour here, celebrated his 24th birthday at Arkadia and King of Diamonds, and now he's hosting a New Year's Eve Party at WALL Lounge. It's been a hell of year for everyone's favorite b ... More >>
The Miami Heat continue to take pages right out of the Hugo Chavez playbook when it comes to working with members of the press. If you write anything the organization doesn't particularly like you're pretty much banned. New Times itself has suffered such a fate, and now we welcome Esquire magazin ... More >>
Entourage hottie, Adrian Grenier, is putting his celebrity to good use. He, Oceana, GQ's Gentlemen Fund, and Nautica have joined forces to fight extermination of the bluefin tuna in the Atlantic. The population of these huge creatures has been reduced by nearly 82 percent as a result of overfishin ... More >>
Dumb things people have said since the baller signed with the Heat.
photo via GQThe Kardashian sisters aren't exactly known for being paparazzi-shy, but an incident with a photog yesterday on Miami Beach led to the police visiting Kim Kardashian's hotel room, TMZ reports.Kim and sister Kourtney were getting out of their car when a photographer claims he got a bit ... More >>
For a movie we're all probably going to see anyway, the promotion for Brüno is kind of getting annoying and ubiquitous. From landing ass up on Eminem at the MTV Movie Awards, to appearing nude on the latest GQ cover, to showing up in Barcelona yesterday in an anatomically correct bull suit, you'd t ... More >>
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