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    October 20, 2014

    New York City Wine & Food Festival Reflects Its Host City

    The New York City Wine & Food Festival just wrapped up four days of parties, events, and tastings, and while there are major similarities between it and its snowbird sister, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, there are also major differences. True, both events are the brainchild of Lee Brian Sch ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    January 2, 2014

    Miami's NYE 2014 in Pics: Robin Thicke, Tiesto, Lil Wayne, Luciano, Pharrell

    Do you even remember what you did on New Year's Eve? If you had any fun, the answer should be an awkward "Umm, maybe?" We here at Crossfade know how it goes, so we're here to remind you. In the case that you attended these superfancy events (but perhaps don't remember), you may recognize yourself i ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    November 8, 2012

    Flo Rida's VIP Opening Party for "First-Ever H&M on Miami Beach": A Six-Photo Recap

    Welcome to Club H&M. Any business on Miami Beach (bar, restaurant, clothing store, strip club, doggy nail salon, etc.) has gotta have that VIP vibe. Even when you are "Hennes and Mauritz, one of the world's largest fashion retailers known for offering high fashion at affordable prices." And th ... More >>

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    December 26, 2011

    Fashion Freakouts 2011: Top Ten Pop Star Style Mishaps of the Last Year

    Ke$ha totally freaked out in 2011.​The past 365 days have been packed with some seriously questionable pop star looks. Sure, most of them have been perpetrated by Lady Gaga and whatever little monster dresses her. But Ms. Germanotta isn't the only one who's played the fashion game and lost mis ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Was Beyoncé's Baby Bump a Hoax?

    Getty ImagesBeyoncé's bump: True or false?​Remember when you found out the awful truth about Milli Vanilli? How did we ever recover from learning that neither of those super-'90s hunks on stage could actually sing? After we learned the real Milli Vanilli was a couple of average-looking old guys, ... More >>

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    June 10, 2011

    Lil Wayne Hangs With the Miami Heat, Preps MTV Unplugged, and Plans Massive Party at Cameo Tomorrow

    We obsessed with Weezy!​If you follow Lil Wayne's every word, whisper, tweet, or bowel movement with the same kind of psycho obsession as Crossfade, then we suggest you get a life, a little professional help, and maybe even some medication. It's ruined our life. And it can ruin yours too. But if ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    The Brady Bunch Predicted Justin Bieber's Most Embarrassing Moments

    Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Paramount PicturesThe Biebz rockin' the 3D shades at his biopic premiere.​Justin Bieber is a prepubescent pop star who looks like a butch extra on The L Word. His music is obnoxiously popular and his (hot?) mom's not a big fan of the Jews. Yet des ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Ricky Martin Pops Studio Tr3s' Cherry and Makes Our Ears Bleed

    Getty Images​Ricky Martin, Crossfade's favorite author, recently performed in front of about 200 people at a special mini-concert for an upcoming MTV Tr3s series called Studio Tr3s. We were lucky enough to be at the studio for the production, and saw firsthand how a bicultural, bilingual variety s ... More >>

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    December 10, 2010

    Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly Says Game Against Canes As Big As National Championship Game

    Jonathan Daniels, Getty Images​Jeff Stoutland certainly knows how to open a press conference on a light note. Yesterday, the University of Miami interim football head coach was late to his Q&A session alongside Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly to talk about their teams meeting for the fi ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    A Time Line To The Perfect Rivals: Notre Dame vs. Miami

    Jonathan Daniels, Getty Images​As the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Miami Hurricanes prepare to renew one of the most heated, most riveting rivalries in college football at the Sun Bowl on December 31, we've compiled a time-line on the teams' previous meetings during the '80s via passages from Jef ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Top Five Rock Star Criminals: From Rick James to Norwegian Black Metal

    ​Rock stars and jail-time go together like bars and stripes, weed and whiskey, hookers and cocaine. No wonder so many of our musical heroes end up in trouble with the law.Like Miami's own Against All Authority say, "Fuck the law/Fuck the law/Fuck the law/You're fuckin nothin' but a pig."So in hono ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    The Best (and Worst) of the VMAs -- with Some Miami Touches

    Photo by Getty ImagesChelsea Handler as a Lady Gaga-esque house​We were expecting quite the spectacle at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In lieu of last year's Taylor Swift acceptance speech interruption, Kanye's apologetic tweets, and her tweets suggesting she was going to interrupt him this ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    T.I. Releases His New Single "Pledge Allegiance to the Swag"

    Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images​T.I. has been all over the news this week. First, his latest film, Takers, is doing amazingly well, reaching #1 at the box office. Then he and wife Tameka Cottle were arrested on Wednesday, allegedly for drug possession, just a month after their secret Miami we ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Iggy Pop Launches a T-Shirt Collection Even Though He Says He Likes to Spend Mornings Naked

    Photo courtesy of Barney's​It seems like anyone with any sort of vocal ability is launching some sort of clothing line lately (hello, Madonna). But Iggy Pop's new designer/clothing collaboration, of course, hits closer to home.He's teamed up with Barney's and Archive 1887 tees for a line of Iggy-f ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    World Cup 2010: The Cream Is Rising

    Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images​The U.S. defeat at the hands of Ghana this past Saturday was the inevitable letdown after the euphoric last-minute victory over Algeria last week. There are a lot of questions looming now for this team, with the coaching staff, some of its players, and whether thei ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    World Cup 2010: Hat Tricks and Fiestas!

    Phtoto by Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesGonzalo Higuain of Argentina runs with the ball.Argentina 4, South Korea 1: As expected, Argentina has come out with guns blazing in this World Cup with two impressive wins thus far. None more than yesterday's 4-1 drubbing of South Korea. Striker Gonzalo Higuain s ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    World Cup 2010: America, F#$% Yeah!

    Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images for SonyClint Dempsey of the United States and Wayne Rooney of England.​Some would say the ultimate result of Saturday's highly anticipated match between the U.S. and England was disappointing. The pre-game anticipation certainly didn't help. It was six months o ... More >>

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    November 3, 2008

    Guilty Verdict in the "Suitcase Trial"

    Chavez and Fernandez. Photo via Getty Images. It took seven days of deliberation, but Miami's latest foray into international politics via the federal court system ended today with a guilty verdict in the "Suitcase Trial." The case, which you can read about here, hinged on accusations that Venezue ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008

    Jury In "The Suitcase Trial" Can't Reach A Verdict

    Still waiting for a verdict on Chavez's alleged plot to funnel money to Fernandez. Photo via Getty Images. After two months of drama and international intrigue in Miami's federal courthouse, the Herald reports this afternoon that a jury hasn't been able to reach a verdict in "the suitcase trial." ... More >>

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    October 24, 2008
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    February 11, 2008

    Three Cool Moments of the Grammys

    Daft Punk backstage at the Grammys, in LED suits I'll admit to not really paying much attention to the Grammys live broadcast this year. Kanye, Winehouse, blah blah blah blah, predictable for an awards show based more on (ever-weakening) album sales than anything else. That's why it was pretty cool ... More >>

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    May 29, 2003

    Horsing Around with Journalism

    How the Miami Herald screwed up its Kentucky Derby coverage

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    July 19, 2001

    The Great Elián Hoax

    Did Demetrio Perez, Jr.'s Libre really produce this book?