• Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Van Aken's No Experience Necessary Whets the Appetite With Tales of Kitchens Past

    Norman Van Aken may not be a household name like some of his friends, but that's probably the way he wants it. Credited with being one of the founders of New World Cuisine, Van Aken paved the way for his publicly celebrated friends, such as Emeril Lagasse, Anthony Bourdain, and Mario Batali by creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Prime Fish: Myles Chefetz's Newest Is Destined to Be a Winner

    For nearly two decades, Myles Chefetz has made a fortune by using decadence to attract diners. When the South Beach pioneer and chef-partner Michael Schwartz opened Nemo on Collins Avenue at First Street in 1995, the Asian-influenced seafood restaurant became an instant hit with the party creatures, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Ten Rums We Loved at Rum Renaissance Festival 2014

    On the afternoon we visited the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival, the atmosphere was electric, and the air was perfumed with the sweet aroma of the spirit thousands of people came to celebrate -- rum. Pirates, tiki enthusiasts, and plain 'ole rum lovers filled the main hall of the Miami Airport Conve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Jeff Herman, Miami Lawyer, Behind Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Lawsuit

    Miami-based lawyer Jeff Herman is the country's leading attorney when it comes to handling high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit. He's taken on the Archdiocese of both Miami and Denver, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, and now X-Men director Bryan Singer. Just two days after w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company First of Many Beer-Pairing Dinners (Photos)

    At OTC, Brickell's go-to spot for casual fare with upscale flavors, beer is an important part of the menu. This past weekend, Michael Sullivan welcomed diners to a beer-pairing dinner that may be the first of many. Wynwood Brewing Company's locally brewed crafts were matched with dishes that have n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Miami Spice at J&G Grill: Just Grand

    Crossing over the threshold of blue marble and mirrored walls of the St. Regis leads you to the J&G Grill dining room so rich and decadent that you can't believe that you get to dine there for a mere $39 per person. Thanks Miami Spice. This is what it's all about. Where other restaurants may way wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Former NSA Analyst Tries to Revive Miami Modeling Industry with Strange Photoshoot

    Mansfield Staniford wants the Brazilian girl in the picture. He's running around in the anti-fashion trifecta of socks, sneakers and shorts, obsessively pulling his thinning brown hair. Little kids dash between the legs of the business men, photographers, models and moms who are gathered at South Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Wolfgang's Steakhouse, NYC Legend, Officially Opens First Miami Location (Photos)

    It all started at Peter Luger, the legendary 125-year-old steakhouse in New York. Head waiter Wolfgang Zweiner learned from the best and decided to open his own place. Thus, Wolfgang's Steakhouse was born. With four restaurants in New York, one in Beverly Hills, and one in Hawaii, Wolfgang recentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Rihanna Blows $8,000 on Miami Strippers, Eats Weed Cake, Joins #HeatNation

    If all y'all follow Bad Girl RiRi on Instagram, you already know she loves the weed, the green, and the big booties. So it's no surprise that Rihanna got down with the Magic City's finest smoke, cash money, and fat asses after her 4/20 show in SoFla. Just check the cut for a five-photo timeline of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Mad Men Returns Sunday: Swine's Head Bartender Makes Cocktails (Recipes)

    The sixth season of Mad Men premieres this Sunday, April 7, at 9 p.m. on AMC, and already the spoilers are coming in from blogs and online magazines. We won't share any of them, except to state the obvious -- the two hour episode will have Don Draper, Roger Sterling, Joan Harris, and the rest of Ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2013

    Ultra 2013: Top Seven Fashion Statements, From Bras as Shirts to Sexist Tees

    With the rise of the ubiquitous Internet, street fashion trends rolled in, heavy and dark like a storm cloud, over the style world. Instead of dressing sorta like supermodels on the catwalk, we had to start wearing exactly whatever some fashion editor in Italy was sporting. There's something so li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Rihanna Gets Naked for GQ, Five Other Sexy Pop Star Cover Girls

    Wearing little more than a bad decision (read: underboob Iris tattoo) and a black, unzipped leather jacket draped over her bare shoulders, a nearly naked Rihanna will grace the cover of GQ's Men of the Year issue. According to the magazine, "men straight lost their minds over" Rihanna in 2012, esp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Rihanna on Being 50 Years Old: "I Hope My Titties Are Still Up ... Nothing Else Will Matter"

    What really matters in life? Is it family? Is it power? Is it success in your career? No, it's tit buoyancy. At least, that's what Rihanna will be most concerned when she reaches her nifty 50s. The Barbadian sex goddess recently sat down for a revealing yet playful on-screen interview with Bravo's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Obama to Marco Rubio's Friend: "Tell Your Boy to Watch It. He Might Get His Ass Kicked"

    Barack Obama's reelection campaign hasn't even hit full stride yet, and there's already an e-book that supposedly explains all the campaign's dirty secrets.Politico and Random House released "Obama's Last Stand" this morning, an e-book that among other things claims that when speculation began that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Tales of the Cocktail: New Indie Spirits You Should Try

    There was a time when spirits were distilled by family-run companies. Small batches of rye, bourbon, or rum were made and distributed. In time, large corporations started buying out these small companies until it seemed like most every item in your local liquor store could be traced back to a few la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Euro 2012 Starts Today: Top Five Miami Places to Catch the Continental Soccer Clash

    Thank the good lord for the beautiful game. And thank the good folks at the many soccer bars in Miami for broadcasting what promises to be an epic clash of perennial futbol powerhouses, Euro 2012.For the next three weeks through the championship on July 1, superstar players like Wesley Sneijder (Net ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Rihanna Gets "Faded," Watches Strippers Simulate Cunnilingus, Makes It Rain

    Early this morning, Rihanna watched two women simulate cunnilingus. And according to the Barbadian superstar, her "daddy would be proud." At 5:02 a.m., Ri-Ri tweeted a picture of herself at a New York City strip club holding a stack of dollar bills while making it rain on a couple of exotic dancer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Top Ten Totally Batshit Crazy Musicians

    It's a fine line between pure genius and utter insanity. Many musicians have made a career out of toeing that line. Or, uh, totally jumping it and never looking back. As it turns out, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And since batshit crazy people don't care what month it actually is, neither ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    The Worst of Coachella 2012

    See LA Weekly's complete Coachella coverage -- the top moments from Friday, April 20, four highlights from Saturday, April 21, including Black Lips' Biggie Smalls "hologram, and the five best things from Sunday, April 22. It couldn't all be great performances, decent recreational drugs, and pleasan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Rihanna Shows Boobies in Hawaii! The Pop Star's Top Five NSFW Moments

    This isn't the first time you've seen Rihanna's boobs. And it probably won't be the last. RiRi has stripped down and freaked out an Irish farmer. She's flashed her nipple rings in public. She's even immortalized her fondness for sado-masochistic sex play. Basically, the pop star doesn't mind givi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Marlins President David Samson is Going to Run 50 Miles Because He Can

    The Miami Marlins chief munchkin wants to show South Florida what a tough little Ironman he is. Team President David Samson is going to run 50 miles on April 27, from Pompano Beach to Coral Gables, in honor of the 5,000 workers who built the new Marlins Stadium. We're sure they're thrilled. Who woul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Watch Dim Ssam a Gogo on Eat Street Tonight

    ​Eat Street profiles food trucks and the bloggers who love them.The food channel show filmed a half dozen segments in Miami for its 2011-2012 season, showcasing Dim Ssäm à Gogo, Mr. Good Stuff, Latin Burger and Taco, Sugar Rush, Ms. Cheezious, and Latin House Grill.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Susser Leads Charity Dinners For Japan

    The charitable Chef Susser​Chef Allen Susser is rallying chefs to come together for a series of fund-raising dinners to help those in Japan."Calling ourselves 'Culinary Messengers' we've banded together to raise money for Japan and hope that you'll join us," writes Susser in an email to fellow cul ... More >>

  • Film

    October 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Troy Pierce Talks Soundtracks for Substance Use and His Square One Side Project

    ​Indiana-born, Berlin-based DJ/producer Troy Pierce is one of the great dark horses of contemporary techno. "Dark horse" meaning his rise through the international ranks in the last decade has been surreptitious, but also "dark" in the sense that he boasts one of the gloomiest and murkiest sou ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    January 28, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Using Twitter to Bitch About Airlines

    Image via Wikimedia Commons​Yours truly recently dealt with an American Airlines screw up that caused her to miss a trip to Hawaii. So after writing a blog post, starting a thread on a local travel community forum and filling out an official contact form to airline customer relations, all that was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Celebrate Sailor Jerry's Tattoo Legacy Tomorrow With a Documentary, Jacuzzi Boys, and Free Booze!

    ​Here's a last-minute heads up: Tomorrow night is the local screening of Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry, the new documentary about the life and times of the tattoo legend. Born Norman Keith Collins, he became the go-to ink man in Hawaii, where he developed his singular style on the bodies of hard-living ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Pro Bowl Will Be In Miami in 2010

    Some football rumors we pick up on Riptide never come true. Usain Bolt never did make his start with the Dolphins. Others are actually legitimate it seems, as the 2010 Pro Bowl will indeed be played at Dolphin Stadium a week before the Super Bowl according to AP sources. The NFL has thought about ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2008

    Golden Boy on a Board

    Don't hate him because he's purty. Hate him because you want his job!

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    It Flashes, Moos, and Poos

    Miami's condo market is in the crapper

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Warped Weekend

    Our suggestions for navigating the 13th installment of the Vans Warped Tour

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    The Princess of Miami

    Aristocracy in Vietnam, she lives in a Collins Avenue condo and attends a synagogue

  • News

    March 2, 2006

    A Beastly Background

    A Little Haiti company outlives its checkered past

  • Calendar

    December 8, 2005

    Lizard Breadth

    Tip the scales at Repticon

  • Film

    June 2, 2005

    Skate Bored

    The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003
  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Rhinestone Crusader

    Dead Elvis at Sunrise promises morning in America

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    The Last Service Station

    Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.

  • Calendar

    March 4, 1999
  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Florida City's Main Man

    Hubert Albury is a fixture in South Miami-Dade's political scene. He also cooks a mean pigeon peas and rice.

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Dream Team

    For years Miami Senior High School has fielded one of the best basketball teams in the nation. But getting into the record books has meant tossing out the rule books.

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    The Rise and Fall of Miamiland

    Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.

  • Music

    December 19, 1996
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    August 15, 1996
  • News

    October 5, 1994

    Happy Medium

    From Merlin to Charles Dickens, the spirits of the late and the great are all present at the party in magician-channeler Lawrence Furman's head

  • Film

    June 8, 1994
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    February 24, 1993

    A Sea of Trouble

    For 66 days Bill and Simonne Butler drifted together on a tiny raft in the Pacific. After they were finally rescued and came back to Miami, they drifted apart.

  • News

    April 1, 1992
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