Halloween is almost here and you have some options for the big day. You could buy a costume and go to the local bar as a zombie or sexy kitten. You could even run a half marathon or strut your stuff at the Lincoln Road costume parade. Or you could be whisked away to a mystery island in the Bermuda ... More >>
Forget the candy ... Halloween in Miami is all about getting drunk and laid. That's why we here at Crossfade advise against wearing ultra-creepy costumes. 'Cause almost no one (except maybe that family member whose 4Chan screename is "Uncle Fester") wants to have sex with a dead nun or killer clow ... More >>
Weird things happen in the 305 come Halloween. Men disguise themselves as giant, live-sized lollipops, ladies roam the streets in lace corsets, leather shorts, fishnet stalkings, and whips, and concerts appear out of thin air, like some sort of black magic. Just check out the five best shows going ... More >>
Since it's Friday and Halloween weekend, we wanna break out our Walking Dead costumes and party our heads off. So we'll be treating ourselves to some liquor-fueled, All Hallows' Eve themed bashes, where we're gonna rock zombified looks and maybe even walk away with a few extra bucks if we're scary ... More >>
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has issued an open letter to Disney requesting the company stop allowing the images of its characters to be used on the packaging of holiday treats such as cookies and candy.According to the Center, offending products include Pillsbury Halloween c ... More >>
Plan B From Outerspace With Holly Hunt, Crucial Taunt, and Andrew W.K. 2 Churchill's Pub, Miami Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Better Than: Throwing a party on a Native American burial ground, moshing with mummies, and Trick-or-Treating at Britney Spears' house. Miami has a tendency to turn every hol ... More >>
Beer snobs don't trick-or-treat for candy, fool, they want beer. But to a beer snob, candy is beer, therefore you are going to need some sort of idea of what sort of beers they might be looking for on Halloween.
Halloween is tomorrow. (We know, we thought it was this weekend, too, but, no. It's tomorrow.) Hopefully you've got your kids' costumes all set, and you've got your walking shoes and patience strapped on for security of those around you. You see, the art of trick-or-treating is simple. Pick the be ... More >>
In Space, no one can hear you scream. Also, when you party in Space, you stay a lot drier than being out in a hurricane. So it's pretty much the perfect place to move this Saturday's Back in Black fest since Sandy insists on being such a downer. That's right, the epic Halloween-themed party is st ... More >>
Candye Kane is a tough chick from Cali who came up playing country, blues, and rock on the L.A. punk scene in the '80s at the same time as she stripped to pay the bills. Later, she became a porn star, beat an abusive relationship, and survived cancer, all while still making and recording music. To ... More >>
With the holidays and Art Basel right around the goddamn corner, it's starting to heat up in the ol' South Florida nightlife department. Take this weekend, for instance. There's too much to do! It would be totally impossible to have all the fun that's being offered this weekend. So we here at Cros ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Skull cut-out tee made from a cheap Halloween costume; black slacks from a thrift in England; boots inherited from a friend; bat skeleton necklace from a Mexican flea market on US1 and 128th; golden zebra from Forever XXI; glasses from FourEyes, with blue tape at the sides to m ... More >>
A nine-year-old Florida girls loves candy almost as much as she hates police: a lot.What started as a request by the girl's school bus driver to stop eating candy on the bus ended with the girl getting pepper-sprayed and charged with four felonies.
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists With Deaf Poets and Pujol Churchill's Pub Sunday, October 30, 2011 Better Than: Bobbing for apples in the rain It's been a weird Halloween, right? And not the good kind of weird. Last Halloween, after an extended series of poor choices, a candy raver dominatrix wit ... More >>
Guess you have to sip this in the smoking section.The Ritz-Carlton South Beach has come up with the perfect spooky sipper to kick off Halloween weekend."I named the cocktail Fired Up and Teed Off because it incorporates fire into it when lighting up the Grand Marnier and also features yerba mate tea ... More >>
People strolled through Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's Edible Garden Festival this past Saturday and Sunday to be entertained and informed about planting their own gardens.There was something for everyone. Kids got to pick their favorite pumpkin, adults sampled fall beers and ciders, and eve ... More >>
Yes, we know it's a week after Halloween. But as a Miami blog with a taste for the ridiculous we just couldn't sleep with ourselves if we didn't post the following video of Shaq channeling Beyonce in his "Shaquita" Halloween get-up -- which, by the way, is worlds funkier than his former teammate's w ... More >>
Or, for that matter, who's the blonde? We don't know the answer to the second question, but we do know which chef got into the Halloween spirit last night. Keep going to find out who it is.
Halloween is right around the corner and we can smell fear around us. Whether it's because of the psychotic neighbor who's decided to reenact SAW in his front yard, or the girlfriend who convinced you that Ken and Barbie is a great couples costume, sometimes you need a string drink on Halloween.S ... More >>
Flickr user JohnnyVillan - Vilonious caught this little Spiderman fighting evil on Halloween, but what's that evil lurking in the shadow? Freddie Kreuger? Wolverine? A palm tree? If you'd like to see your photo here submit it to our Flickr pool.
Courtesy of 7-ElevenWhat's warm and fuzzy and the color of poo?There's nothing that makes me want to buy a Taquito and Big Gulp more than a ferocious-looking piece of fuzzy poo.Yeah, if only I was being factious. The truth is, I fell for Domo, the rectangular, brown Japanese creature making his a ... More >>
Via flickr wxmomHappy Halloween!Don't rot your teeth out eating too much candy this weekend. Here are our highlight posts from this week.Local takes on worst dining trends of the year. Communist tables.Renzo's of Boca, Miami Dolphins Football Meatball video.Doral Farmers Market starts tomorrow.Wh ... More >>
For a more thorough and humorous review of every Miami Dolphins player who shat himself during yesterday's 46-34 loss to the New Orleans Saints, see Chris Joseph's post from this morning. I care only about my boy, Ted Ginn, Jr., who managed to sneak past Darrelle Revis two weeks ago against the Jets ... More >>
If you were looking forward to seeing The Heavy Pets at Culture Room on Halloween, we're sorry about your luck. The Culture Room announced that Halloween will be much less jammy and much more scary when German industrial heroes KMFDM come to town. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 11 through T ... More >>
Mia LeoninPoet, UM creative writing professor, and former Miami New Times theater critic Mia Leonin grew up believing her father was dead, and after years of listening to her mother's disparate stories regarding his identity - -internist, ophthalmologist, Filipino, foreign islander -- she finally ... More >>
The OffspringThe Offspring/Sum 41July 18, 2009Pompano Peach AmphitheatreBetter Than: Sha Na NaThe Review:When I was a wee, wee lad, there was a series on the boob tube called Sha Na Na. The show, which featured the singing and hijinks of the same-named group, was an exercise in rock and roll revival ... More >>
The holidays are here, so you can start decking your halls.
You dont have to be Gwen Stefani to party.
It's Chrome-o-o-o-o-oh! Oh Chromeo. We remember seeing you play at Circa 28 during Winter Music Conference 2007. Back then, you had released your debut album She's In Control, which was filled with syrupy synthetic beats and Prince-like melodies -- in other words, it was sex on a platter served via ... More >>
An autumnal festival flutters to Earth at Fairchild.
Samoas save the day (again) Finally, finally, finally: Somebody wanted to interview me. Receiving the request via email was a validation of sorts, a late-in-coming but appreciated recognition of my rightful place among Miami’s elite food critics. Admittedly there were colleagues who attempted ... More >>
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