Miami Heat minority owner Raanan Katz is a bit thin-skinned. Though he boasts a gratuitous public persona -- there's even an official day and street named after him in Sunny Isles -- he still wants all the benefits of privacy. In 2010, he sued Aventura blogger Irina Chevaldina, who operates rkassoc ... More >>
Next time you're sprawled out on a towel on South Bech or lying in a hammock under a palm tree on Key Biscayne, don't be alarmed if a man comes stumbling by wearing a backpack with more than 15 cameras sticking out in every direction. He's probably not a Girls Gone Wild perv, just a Google Street V ... More >>
Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>
Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>
As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>
So, the Flip Collective folks decided to combine cartography with Google's autocomplete search function to have some fun. Florida is labeled "Crazy," obviously. Because it's a Friday and we had an extra ten minutes, we decided to apply this to Miami-Dade County and see what happened.
As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.
This time of year brings lots of 2012 summations: what we wore, what we watched and most importantly for Short Order readers -- what we ate. And who better to speak to the food trends of the masses than the almighty Google? The search giant's Zeitgeist wrap up of the year's search trends includes a ... More >>
A Florida East Coast train struck a man this morning near NE 4th Court and 82nd Street in El Portal. Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said she had no more information on the accident: "It's man versus train, that's all I have right now."We will update as soon as we have more information on the a ... More >>
You may think you are a hardcore Miami Dolphins fan, but do you have the team's logo tattooed across the back of your head? No. No you probably do not. Unless you are Emmett Dove, who shared his mark of the aquatic beast on Twitter today.
The blog No Upside recently decided to put together an interactive map of the United States using Google's auto-complete search results. For all 50 states in the Union, No Upside asked Google, "Why is [State] so ... ?" to harvest the top four options suggested options. You shouldn't be surprised to ... More >>
Type Mz Poppinz into Google and the top result will be a YouTube clip entitled "sexiest violin player in the world!" And though that may be true, it shortchanges the Pittsburgh native (born Melissa Palichat), who's bringing her unique combination of talents to Mynt Lounge tonight. "I imagine myse ... More >>
Richard "Kudo" Couto, the animal activist who has targeted illegal slaughterhouses in Hialeah and Hialeah Gardens, was prowling that area recently when he stumbled upon a scene worthy of Law & Order. He found what looked to be leftovers from an epic sacrifice. A container was filled with the r ... More >>
Ultra Music Festival sold out months ago. So unless you're wiling to drop $7,500 on a VIP package or purchase ridiculously marked-up General Admission scalper tickets, quit bitching and accept the fact that you're not going to catch Tiësto in his (second) hometown. Instead, settle for second b ... More >>
Normally, in year's past Ultra Music Festival's organizers send us a photo version of the artist set times the day before the festival takes place. But in keeping with this year's bigger-and-better approach, you don't have wait until then to know the set times.Head over to the iPhone App Store or ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.The first gastropub is generally considered to have been The Eagle, in London. Michael Belben and David Eyre launched it in 1991, and it was si ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, Short Order will pair eight Miami-Dade neighborhoods in a "Snackdown". This is the second entry. Today pits downtown Miami against Mid Beach in Miami Beach. Which one is the better neighborhood for dining?Read our arguments and VOTE! Tweet it. Facebook it. Google it. Com ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
We're going to take a shot in the dark and say Miami has one of the top dining scenes in the country. Don't agree? Okay, perhaps we're only on our way. In any case, you clearly have a neighborhood where you prefer to eat.Maybe it's the Gables, you rich bastard. Or Wynwood, you hipster. Is it Litt ... More >>
Remember Miami-teen Angie Varona? She was the girl who unwittingly became an internet sex symbol at the age of 14 after her Photobucket account was hacked and her scantily clad, though not explicit, photos made the rounds on some of the seedier parts of the internet. Well, ABC News' Nightline in ... More >>
Here is some free gay porn for everyone. Free gay porn! Free gay porn! Complimentary homosexual pornography! Recordings of men having explicit sexual relations with each other you can watch without providing payment in return!Hopefully that should provide Riptide tons and tons of easy page views ... More >>
Paula NiñoShrimp tibs at the old ShebaSome of the bloggers at Short Order are creating a holiday wish list for Miami's food scene. Also on the list is better service and a good deli.Querido Niño Dios, I'm going to make it easy on you. What I'd really like this Christmas is for an Ethiopian res ... More >>
US Army We bet a five-cent aluminum can refund that you didn't know it was national Recycling Day. Sure, this green-friendly holiday isn't as popular as other made-up ones like Valentine's Day or Halloween, and Google isn't commemorating the day with a doodle, but "recycles" is trending on Twitte ... More >>
The stereotype goes that men are afraid of commitment and dread the idea of marriage. For one sports writer that stereotype holds so true that he's literally begging Chris Bosh to not get married after proposing to his girlfriend this weekend in an article titled "Chris Bosh Wedding: Why It Will ... More >>
The wave of the TV watching future possibly came with the advent of TiVos and the ability to DVR your favorite shows, leaving you to come and go as you please. Or maybe it was through Hulu and YouTube, when television watching was transferred from the big screen to the computer screen. But now Go ... More >>
How do you sum up your day in 140 characters on Twitter? At the 140 Character Conference in New York Tuesday and Wednesday, live, ten-minute speakers spread out from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Luckily, there were no mentions of what anyone was eating or how much someone loves Justin Bieber. Everything Twitte ... More >>
Image via Nevada Tumbleweed's Flickr/CC 2.0Tiger Woods will probably upstage Jesus Christ at every Christmas church sermon this holiday season, if we were to use Google as a gauge of human inquiry. At approximately 7 p.m. EST on Christmas Eve, the world golf champion garnered 50,000,000 return re ... More >>
From The Great Geek Manual on Flickr.Sex is cool, being a sleaze bag to get it is not.Not all geeks are pudgy, sex-starved dudes who sit at the computer all day. In fact, some are hot. But hot or not, the stereotype of the socially awkward technology nerd is no exaggeration. Boys will be boys. Pu ... More >>
Panic Bomber lays the blog smackdown, kind of.*Richard, a.k.a. Panic Bomber, over at Atomisk calls out a clueless promoter, LOLZ ensue. No, an unpaid local opening band should not have to provide YOUR PA and backline to save money, cheapskate. Applause to Richard for calling people out on their ... More >>
I'm still the Cookie Monster biatch!One of the top 10 searches on Google this hour is Cookie Monster Veggie Monster, and we are happy to report that the good old blue and cookie lovin' Cookie Monster the world knows and loves is here to stay, he will not be replaced by Veggie Monster as internet ... More >>
photo by Jipsy, nefariousgirl.comTo read past installments of Diary of a Flasher, click here. Let's be honest here for a second: I can't be as honest as I would like to be when it comes to what really happens when I am out and about shooting away the nightlife. As much as I'd love to share what I ... More >>
Top row: Katrina, Ariel, Maria, George. Bottom row: Hardy, Sorah, Michael. Miami Social is everything you hate about Miami Beach. It is the reality television iteration of guest list culture, of egotistical 30 somethings who've mistaken a sense of self for being able to get a bottle of Goose co ... More >>
Did you hear? You can now get titties delivered every day to your iPhone via a new app. The latest version of the iPhone OS includes parental controls, so Apple finally backed down and seems to be allowing a bit of porn in its app store. The application Hottest Girls sells for $1.99 and deliver ... More >>
Yuri Sucart's Google search will never be the same again. On Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez held a press conference saying his cousin provided and injected him with 'roids. A day later, ESPN has identified that cousin as Kendall resident Sucart, A-Rod's right-hand man. His name has today's top rank in Goog ... More >>
via Fantasia I wanna stuff a month's rent up in that g-string. When Riptide visits strip clubs it has one thing on its mind - efficiency. What strip club is the closest to my house? If for some reason this particular strip club is not up to my high standards, are there others in the area where I c ... More >>
Miami FC takes names and kicks ass, not in that order.
Handicapping MoCA's next Battle of the Bands.
Google Trends reveals South Florida's penchant for salacious searches.
Something like that I often ignore the ball-busting demands of Fortune cookies. Pursue your wishes aggressively. Ummmm, ok. And online horoscopes are vague and inconsistent. And don’t get me started on a disappointing late night call to a psychic hotline – how long can you expect a girl to ig ... More >>