Muggle life sucks in so many ways. No flying on brooms. No invisibility cloaks. No wizard's chess. It's no wonder tourists flock to Universal Studios in Orlando to drink Butterbeer by the gallon and blow their paychecks on plastic wands. But now the magical concoction is as close as your neighborho ... More >>
So you spent all of your cash on Halloween tricks and shenanigans last night. Sure, seeing all those ladies dressed up as Playboy models get wild and dudes in Harry Potter costumes dance till the liquor ran out was all worth it, but now you're broke, with barely any money left to party this weekend ... More >>
Despite Barack Obama's campaign promises to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, the place is still open and home to 168 detainees. So what do these suspected enemies of America do all day? Well, they watch The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, of course. It's overtaken Harry Potter as the most popu ... More >>
George Espie is the Macallan master of wood, which means (A) he is a Scotch fanatic and (B) he probably gets picked on a lot during recess on the corporate playground. What his title really means is he is responsible for managing the Macallan "Wood Policy" and delivering all cask requirements to ... More >>
Dude, where's my city? Miami wakes up with a pounding headache.
Photo by Joni WilliamsExterior of the new Rusty Pelican.They may have kept the old name, but everything else at the Rusty Pelican is new. And there isn't a tiki in sight.The menu has been overhauled and now features trendy items like the ahi tuna taco, eel foie gras and duck-fat fried Australian ... More >>
Trade you a lettuce gown for that meat dress, Gaga. Do you ever wish you could be in two places at once? Better yet, how about 50 places at once? Sometimes we here at Crossfade get really pissed about the fact that we're stuck in our cubicle and not traveling to India to write about vegetariani ... More >>
Photo by Anais AlexandreSuch amazing colors in this luscious fruit samplerWelcome to the Garden of Eden, my friends. Or what we assume a paradisaical version of one would look like if it were a taste wonderland and located in the heart of Homestead. The 37-acre Fruit & Spice Park is truly a h ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to ... More >>
From a subtropical ski slope to a spinning skyscraper, Miami is the nation's capital of obscenely audacious projects that never come to fruition. Why not a sovereign, moving island the size of Manhattan? English multimillionaire Ben Way, we get the feeling, is the sort of fellow who would demand ... More >>
A group of witches gathered in a Cleveland radio station yesterday with a voodoo doll, some pig bones, a pentagram and a fake human skull to perform a ritual to curse the Heat's LeBron James. This might explain the Heat's opening night loss to the Celtics. It might explain why the Heat played so ... More >>
Let's face it, everybody loves Top 10 lists. And everybody loves Transit Lounge, whether because of the ample beer selection, the reasonably priced drinks or their undying commitment to providing quality live shows. So, combining two things of extraordinary awesomeness into one, here's something ... More >>
Chef Sean BernalHere's Part Two of our interview with Chef Sean Bernal. You can read the first part of the interview here.What do you consider the three most important factors on a plate?First is the flavor combinations. Second is the color on the dish. Next one, is it has to be aesthetically rig ... More >>
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