Last week's season premiere of CNN's Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was serious and thoughtful. Bourdain, clearly a student of anthropology as much as food, visited Israel and the West Bank, focusing on both the history of the region and the current political and cultural happenings. This week, Bo ... More >>
Every hipster millennial had their Killers moment. These kids vehemently yelled "Mr. Brightside" in the shower, and then on the bus to school (since it was 2004, and Discmans were still in), they packed an extra set of Duracells for a habitual Hot Fuss morning sesh. Over the years though, overwe ... More >>
Khalid and Islam Mohammed look almost identical wearing plaid button ups loosened at the top with striped ties. They almost don't look like they should be making bread products, but rather driving the Hogwarts express. While the brothers opt for a different kind of magic, their bagel shop is still s ... More >>
In the lakeside tourist city of Granada, Nicaragua, visitors strolling along La Calle Libertad come upon a blue Colonial-style building with a small sign reading, "Salon La Libertad." On a recent afternoon, a slim Cuban-American woman with short blonde hair and intense blue eyes chats on her cellpho ... More >>
Every year, bartenders, rum enthusiasts, and fans of a little fun-in-the-sun converge on Miami Beach for the annual Miami Rum Renaissance Festival held at the Deauville Resort. Though events have been going on all week, the real action lies in the two-day grand tasting this Saturday and Sunday from ... More >>
F*ck art, lets eat!This weekend a local rotary group will attempt to set a world record for the longest Cuban sandwich ever. That's a whole lot of ham and pork.
When we last saw the Rapture, it was at Nocturnal, of all places, alongside the Miami Heat's DJ Irie and electro icon Felix Da Housecat. Odd lineup? Definitely. It was one of those liquor-sponsored events that took over the 11th Street nightclub on a weekday for the sole purpose of creating "br ... More >>
Drummer Nomar Negroni is the Tommy Lee of JazzWay back in 1966, Paul Revere and the Raiders put out a song by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart called "(I'm Not) Your Stepping Stone." The track exploded to fame when manufactured pop band the Monkees recorded it, and later achieved cult status thanks to ... More >>
Last night, Tyler the Creator tweeted the meaty schedule for hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All's upcoming Golf Wang Tour 2011. Not only will the raunchy sultans of swag be performing here in the 305 on Halloween night, but the show is another in a steady stream of solid F ... More >>
Sorry Abbracci, we've got a couple mortgages to pay off first.Caffe Abbracci, Fleming's, and Randazzo's which line Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, are wonderful places. But they aren't cheap. Before you -- oh poverty-stricken one -- consider relocating to a new place for your meals, take a look at ... More >>
Maria Casuscelli Burger Bob's got a new lease on life.Sometimes you don't know what you've got until it's almost gone. And if you've never eaten at Burger Bob's on the Granada Golf Course in Coral Gables, then we know two things about you. 1) You know nothing of the Gables and 2) even less ... More >>
photo by Kai Mork, via Wikimedia CommonsAlvarez has been known to favor expensive BMWs like this.You know that fancy new BMW Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez drives around town? The one that you, Miami-Dade taxpayer, helped pay for? Well, it seems it was in a bit of a fender-bender today. Alvarez was ... More >>
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Alex Izaguirre Daniel Bolaños, an ex-Hialeah cop who resigned amid allegations he abused his badge, is suing the city, clerk Ralph Granado and Councilwoman Katharine Cue to get her name off the ballot. The son of former longtime Hialeah Police chief Rolando Bolaños Sr. is running against ... More >>
A Coral Gables man stakes out speed traps in the name of justice.
Gbalogh via Flickr/CC Miami-Dade police began an unholy crackdown on speeders this past week, leaving plenty of bad South Florida drivers to gripe about record-high $600 tickets. For road demons who are still stewing, meet the county's latest citizen watchdog: A self-appointed speed trap sleuth ... More >>
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