Whenever two or more Latinos get together, you know it's gonna be a party. So when a slew of Latin musicians gather from across the globe and make way to the Magic City for the Billboard Latin Music Conference, you know it's gonna be una tremenda pachanga. Especially when the conference runs o ... More >>
It feels like only yesterday that we were shaking our hips with Gloria Estefan in a record-breaking 119,969-person conga line at Calle Ocho.
But that was March of 1988, Reagan was in still office, and Miami New Times was only a fortnightly newspaper, not the massive multimedia empire that it is ... More >>
via TwitterPresident Barack Obama was in Coral Gables yesterday to shoot the shit with students at the University of Miami. With his presidential charm and that DC swagger, No. 44 addressed our country's energy crisis, took subtle jabs at the GOP presidential hopefuls and yes, threw up the U ... More >>
Silently judging other people is one of my top ten favorite activities of all time, but I was still a bit nervous when I found out I'd been called for the very first time to the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building to serve my civic duty of jury service.Well, yesterday I showed up, sat in that bi ... More >>
Barely legal teen pop queen (and Justin Bieber's girlfriend) Selena Gomez received a seriously threatening letter from a superfan-turned-stalker named Thomas Brodnicki and Crossfade can't help but wonder if those naked gold statues had anything to do with it.
Regardless, it's ridiculous for a 46 ... More >>
Gloria Estefan. We've never met her, but we know Miss Little Havana well. Maybe too well.
She's like Miami's really cool tía, the type of woman that never raises her voice and has an infectious laugh. But like our favorite aunt, sometimes she says shit that fucks up our heads.
Usually it hap ... More >>
Read Crossfade's preview of this Saturday's party with Soul Clap at the Electric Pickle.
If Bostonian power duo Soul Clap are known and revered for one thing, it's an infectious passion for old-school jams.
Eli Goldstein and Charles Levine have turned '90s music appreciation into an institut ... More >>
TipdrillWhen people think Miami, the first thing that pops into their mind's eyes is boobs. Big, beach ball boobs.
But we're so much more than that. We are also crazy-huge booties and rock hard six-pack abs. We are tans the color of Key Biscayne sunsets and weird Barbie hair that breaks apart if ... More >>
Hey there, LeBron, why are you riding your bicycle around Opa-Locka? What's that, you're lost and disoriented? Well, fold this handy primer into your pocket and South Florida will seem just like home, you'll see!
"Cleveland rocks": "I'm in Miami Bitch"
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Days before Fountainbleau's nightclub LIV sinks to a new low by hosting Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, they'll be welcoming a slightly higher profile bold face name who was caught up in a super-sized infidelity scandal of his own: Bill Clinton.
Gloria Estefan led a march in support of Cuban dissidents yesterday and was joined by Pitbull, Willy Chirino, Natalia Jimenez, and Luis Fonsi. [AP]A Miami woman is charged with trying to drown her two kids and commit suicide in a local park: "A witness told police she saw the woman on the seawa ... More >>
Gloria Estefan, perhaps the most famous Cuban exhile, announced today she will lead a march in support of Cuban protesters in Little Havana.The Ladies in White, or Damas de Blanco, are the wives and relatives of jailed Cuban dissidents. They marched on the Capitol last Wednesday to protest ... More >>
Next week CBS and its Super Bowl crew will invadeMiami and they're bringing their news shows along, and it's a homecoming of sorts for two of the eye network's biggest stars. The shows will also bring live performances to South Beach from Gloria Estefan, Justin Bieber and Wynnona Judd and Wyclef ... More >>
Is it possible to start out a blog on Gloria Estefan without some sort of allusion to rhythm and its getting you? Is it even possible to avoid aforementioned allusion when the place is called Bongo's? Considering how inescapably annoying that song is, probably not. But here's an attempt:
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Last night, Univision aired Gloria Estefan, the queen of Miami, interviewing Barack Obama, the president of the United States, during which she made Obama pledge to bring about a free Cuba by the end of his first term, provide a path to citizenship for all undocumented workers, and vow not to sig ... More >>
Gloria Estefan recently recorded a colabo with Hank Williams Jr. for the football classic, "Are You Ready For Some Football", which will open all three nationally televised games this year (two on ESPN and a Monday Nighter against the Jets on October 12). It should be fun to hear her legendary v ... More >>
When Kath & Kim debuted, we were pretty sure the show was set in South Florida. There was talk of driving on I-95 and Gloria Estefan Boulevard, and a deal was in the works to include the Marlins in an episode, but by the end of the season, the characters were talking openly about living in Cen ... More >>
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Yesterday somebody plunked what looks like a ten-by-eight-foot wooden box down in the middle of CocoWalk, with a sign on it that says, “Open December 9.” Like a bunch of kids at Christmas, Grovites were placing bets on the contents of the mystery package last ... More >>