Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties. Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
We don't know who he is, but we bet he's sad Hed Kandi closed.Hed Kandi Lounge was supposed to be South Beach's elite dance club, a classy refuge from Mansion across the street. You could go there and eat expensive foam -- um, molecular gastronomy -- and then dance to psychedelic Muzak -- um, ... More >>
American DJ/producer Ian Carey's longstanding career and massive commercial accolades speak for themselves. Carey enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame from the very start, when his 1993 debut release "Rise" (as one-half of production duo Soul Providers) took the US and Europe by storm, achieving Gold ... More >>
Twelve Lounge opens in the old Hed Kandi space.It wasn't long ago we gushed about how Wynwood was surpassing its nightlife neighbor South Beach thanks to some recent openings. But don't expect the longtime nightlife kingpin to go down without a fight.First up is Twelve Lounge (1200 Washington Ave ... More >>
Eater GreeterWhile I was away, Lesley Abravanel and Eater Miami gracefully traipsed into our incestuous little food blog world. So far it has been an interesting and visually arresting blog, a bit of original snark sandwiched between the sort of local linking that South Florida Menu Pages Blog us ... More >>
Flickr / CC BY 2.0The angel of deathThe angel of death has swooped on Miami-Dade again. Here's our most recent tally of restaurants that have fallen to the reaper's scythe.Cheeseme - Nothin' we can't do ourselves with 2 wonderbreads, a Kraft single, waxpaper and an iron.I Corsini - Lee Klein said ... More >>
A last minute heads up to the house music fiends: Jazzy Eyewear, Miami's best kept secret and pretty much our most talented local proponent of classic Chicago-style funky house will be spinning at the Electric Pickle tonight. Fabian Giannattasio a.k.a. Jazzy Eyewear is an Argentinian transplant w ... More >>
Def Jam is calling her the "next Mary J. Blige." At the same time, they are telling her to lose some weight for an upcoming video shoot. Her name is Shonie, and we met up over the weekend at Slip N Slide headquarters. Slip N Slide's VP, Julian "Ju-Boy" Booth was hanging out, we talked about Trick Da ... More >>
He's heavy on the hedonism.
The fact that DJ Justin Sheppard is the son of a drifter makes sense when you consider the smooth, supple soulfulness he brings to his spinning. That he's also got a degree in computer science, however, might not make as much sense, especially when you consider just how dizzying he is. But this is t ... More >>
In 2008, our city's gastronomic curve trended sharply upward.
Miami DJ Cedric Gervais and partner Juan Carlos Dominguez are opening their Hed Kandi Lounge tonight. Located in the former Afterglo space (1200 Washington Avenue), this "gastro-lounge" will showcase molecular gastronomy. For those who aren't sure what this means, let's just say that the photo above ... More >>