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  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    The Crumbs Talk Two Decades of Punk Rock

    The Crumbs have been around for almost 20 years in one shape or another. Fronted by Raf Classic, whose Latin-inflected nasal snarl is widely recognized as one of the best voices in the realm of punk rock 'n' roll, The Crumbs have been relatively quiet since he relocated to Los Angeles a couple of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Kim Ann Foxman Talks Miami Bass, "Synths, Drum Machines," and Other Sonic Turn-Ons

    As part of Hercules & Love Affair's original lineup, Kim Ann Foxman helped rekindle the flames of our passion for classic house sounds in the late 2000s. But as a solo producer and DJ, Foxman is showing us house music's future, and it sounds sexier than ever. Sultry vocal hooks, irresistible bassli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Prime Fish Is Open in Former Nemo Space: Massive Menu and Fresh Fish

    After successfully coaxing your out-of-town guests to treat you to dinner at the pricey Prime Fish, there's still one more hurdle you must face: deciding what to order. The menu is massive, which is just one of the many things the month-old spot has in common with its sister restaurants: Prime One T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Norman Van Aken on His New Book, Miami's Food Scene, and Hanging Out With Anthony Bourdain

    Norman Van Aken is one of the most celebrated chefs in Miami, but before he found his calling in the kitchen, he sold flowers in Hawaii, traveled the country as a carnival worker, and painted houses. His new book, No Experience Necessary, tells the type of tale that foodies gobble up. His memoir is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Florida Is the Tenth Least Stressed State

    On one hand, we have nice beaches and warm weather. On the other, you could get eaten by a python or bath-salts-addled zombie, so we really weren't sure where Florida would fall on Gallup's ranking of the least stressed states. Turns out the Sunshine State made the top ten.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Inner Circle's Roger Lewis Talks Reggae, Legal Weed, and 4/20: "Marijuana Is A Good Herb"

    "Like we say in Jamaica," Inner Circle founding guitarist Roger Lewis tells Crossfade, "it's a gladdy good thing for some smoke." This Saturday (AKA 4/20), Roger and his bruddas will be bringing the "Mary Mary" and "Boom Shaka Laka" to Sunset Cove Amphitheater with Steel Pulse. And it'll be a day t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Bill Filed to Keep Florida on Daylight-Saving Time Year-Round

    Finally! Frivolous legislation out of Tallahassee we can finally get behind!State Sen. Darren Soto, an Orlando-area Democrat, has filed legislation that would keep Florida on daylight-saving time (DST) all year long.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Four More Beers: Here's What We'll Drink When Obama Gets Reelected

    Today is the big day. No, it's not the day you'll finally move out of your parents' house. It's the day when Americans choose who gets to hang in the White House for four years.Read Also:- Obama Beer? The President's White House Honey Ale- Here's What We Eat Should Mitt Win- Election Day Dining Deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Miami Mint Mojito Makes It As A Polar Seltzer Flavor

    "Mixologists" at Polar Beverages have created a Limited Edition Collection of premium seltzers with flavors inspired by the summer season. Each of five "destination flavors" come with a passport-like stamp across the label that references the port of origin.Miami is paid homage to via Mint Mojito, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Florida Among America's Best-Loved States (By People Who Don't Live Here)

    ​A North Carolina polling firm apparently had some free time on its hands recently, so they decided to ask a random sampling of a few thousand Americans what they thought about every single state in the country. Good news, Florida: They like us!Of course most of those polled don't actually live he ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012
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    August 11, 2011

    Doraku, Pasha's to Open New Miami Locations

    Doraku's South Beach bar is known for its happy hour. We're hoping the tradition continues in Brickell.​Doraku, home to everyone's favorite happy hour, is opening a second Florida location in Mary Brickell Village.According to the manager of the SoBe location, the lease was just signed this week a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Fairchild's Mango Festival Showcases the Mangos of Hawaii

    Mangos for tasting at Fairchild Farm​ If it ever stops raining, Mapulehu, Exel and Momi K are some of the varieties you'll see this weekend at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 19th Annual International Mango Festival, which celebrates the Hawaiian version of this special tropical fruit. H ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    June 23, 2011
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    June 20, 2011

    Panic Bomber Releases Video For "Visit From the Grave" and Announces New EP For July 5

    ​If you didn't already know it, Crossfade loves pretty much anything local act Panic Bomber produces. We've adored him ever since he dropped his demo, Calling in Threats, in 2008. And even though the Bomber, real name Richard Haig, admitted early on that the demo was a response to Miami's perceive ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2011
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    March 9, 2011

    Controversial Shark Fin Soup Served at King Palace Chinese Bar B-Q

    ​"The fins are typically hacked off a live shark, leaving it to die slowly as it sinks to the bottom of the sea." 73 million sharks a year are being killed this way. "As many as 90 percent of sharks in the world's open oceans have disappeared."This info comes from an article by Patricia Leigh Brow ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    January 12, 2011

    Every State Has Snowfall Except for Florida

    Frosty isn't in Florida​The weather God has set Florida up with an unbelievable tourism PR opportunity: It has snowed in every state in the union except, fittingly, the Sunshine State. Yep, even Hawaii has some snow flakes present on its Mauna Kea volcano, but Florida remains frost free.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve Explains What Happened to Nemo

    Photo by Gary JamesMike Sabin's got the chops. And the fins.​Before we begin, we should clarify: Mike Sabin is not only the head chef at Prime One Twelve. He's actually corporate chef for Myles Restaurant Group, the owners of the aforementioned and also Prime Italian, Nemo, Shoji Sushi, Big Pink, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    More Oil Spill Reactions From Miami Seafood Chefs and a Fisherman

    via http://www.flickr.com/photos/18773952@N00/292143657Dead fish.​Now that the BP Oil Spill has hit the Mississippi Delta and toxic seas lap at unprotected marsh, Miami's eyes are on the slick with greater fear for our coastline than even before.We spoke to more local chefs, a restaurant owner, an ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    April 21, 2010

    Rick Sanchez Doesn't Understand Volcanoes

    Dear CNN,Please refrain from having Rick Sanchez cover natural disasters. We here in South Florida all remember his over-the-top hurricane coverage. Then when covering tsunami warnings for Hawaii he asked, "Nine meters in English is what?" Now, he does not understand volcanoes.While covering that vo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Rick Sanchez Made an Ass of Himself on CNN This Weekend

    Our longstanding love-hate relationship with former WSVN turned CNN anchor Rick Sanchez continues, and as it does more often than not, it's veering more toward hate at the moment.This weekend he got a chance to break out of his Twitter-addicted regular show on CNN, to host some of the network's cov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Does Great Food Make Us Unhappy?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its long anticipated happiness ratings last week. The study, using data collected from 1.3 million people across the country over the past four years, found that the happiest folks tended to live in states with a high quality of life. No surpri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2009

    MP3 of the Day: "The Fool" by Ballyhoo!

    ​In the vast suburban everywheres of the North, there is a surplus of Sublime-obsessed white boys who smoke reefer as if it were a bodybuilding supplement for the brain. They jam incessantly, knocking out funky pseudo-ska while backed by their great-aunt's analog drum machine. And during band brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Top Ten Ways to Eat a Coconut Now With Coconut Recipes

    image via rene_ehrhardt's flickr Aaah the coconut, nature's salvation from another hot, wet day in the subtropics. According to wikipedia "The only states in the U.S. where coconut palms can be grown and reproduced outdoors without irrigation are Hawaii and Florida." Wether you get yours stra ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    February 28, 2009

    Couch Potatoes for Lolita

    Big time animal lover Anthony Marasia lives in Hawaii, but he's got beef with Miami. The 35-year old, media savy former zookeeper launched a national campaign Thursday to free Seaquarium's Lolita the killer whale. The plan: broadcast footage of the captive orca in her kiddie pool of a tank on public ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    OLA At Sanctuary Sommelier Albert Omahen Talks Wine & Food 2009

    I cold-called OLA at Sanctuary to find out if they got anything going on for the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2009. I spoke to a real cool dude, sommelier Albert Omahen about fish tacos, wine, and the smoker's palette. Here's what he had to say:

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2008

    Miami Obama Rally Still On, Despite Grandmother's Illness

    Obama and his grandparents circa 1980, via NY Times Obama announced last night that he's suspending his campaign for a few days. Unlike some other candidates for the president of the United States of America, this isn't a case of suspended campaign as ridiculous political stunt. Obama's grandmoth ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2007

    Laurels for Hardy

    Former Carnival Center CEO is looking for a new job

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    Interview: Pepper

    The Hawaii-born trio Pepper is based in Southern California, played this year’s Warped Tour, and mix in Jamaican rhythms with a little punk rock ‘tude. But don’t call ‘em any variation of s-k-a. Rather, they look a little further later in the history of Caribbean beats, mixing in a classic S ... More >>

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    October 30, 2007
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    July 23, 2007
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    June 7, 2007

    Sizzling Summer Art

    Downtown is jumpin’ with gallery events

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    Now Playing

    Surf's Up

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2006

    To "China" and Back

    Local government rags can be pretty damn amusing. Take the latest issue of the Miami Beach city government magazine. A recreation department guide in the glossy drops a dubious bombshell: sumo wrestlers are actually from China, not Japan. Under the heading "Miami Beach Goes 'Around the Worl ... More >>

  • Music

    November 16, 2006
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    September 18, 2006
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    September 18, 2006

    Some Sacrifice

    A Fish Called Avalon, the long-running seafood restaurant on Ocean Drive, has issued a press release trumpeting its boycott of all Canadian seafood products to protest the clubbing of baby seals. "Canada's fisheries sell lobster, snow crabs, cod, mackerel, scallops, shrimp, haddock, oysters, herring ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    Thinking Outside the Box

    Don’t let the low square footage detract from the high-quality fare

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    No Loss of Innasense

    Reggae sojourners 4:20 have changed names and places, but they stick together

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Djeli Moussa Diawara and Bob Brozman

    Ocean Blues -- From Africa to Hawaii (Melodie/Celluloid)

  • News

    December 7, 1995
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    August 25, 1995
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    August 25, 1995
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    April 13, 1995

    First Class All the Way

    You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.

  • Dining

    March 2, 1995
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