Happy Black Friday, everyone. Now that stores are open on Thanksgiving, maybe we can actually find a parking spot at the mall today (we're not counting on it). This weekend mandates that you shop 'til you drop with day-after-Thanksgiving sales and "shop small" Saturday. Sunday? Take the day off an ... More >>
As the rest of the nation huddled up to some eggnog, crackling fires and repeat viewings of "It's A Wonderful Life," Miami baked under tropical skies and celebrated Christmas the best way we knew how: By going bananas with horrific crime sprees.Between Christmas Eve and early Wednesday morning, all ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins didn't have the best Christmas week: Despite smothering the Bills on Sunday, they were knocked out of the playoffs yet again when the Bengals later won. But the team can at least take comfort that their holidays weren't nearly as awful as two former Fins stars.Loudmouth linebacker ... More >>
As a general rule, we're big fans of the holidays. Why? Because they involve eating gut-busting quantities of homemade food, scoring paid time off from work and drinking what would generally be unacceptable amounts of booze. But let's be honest - there are certain things about the holiday season t ... More >>
Fang With No Fraud, Powerhouse, To Be Hated, Out of Sorts, and FWA Presented by Idle Hands Churchill's Pub, Miami Saturday, December 22, 2012 Better Than: An Xmas weekend spent with anything besides loud abrasive music and old friends, reminiscing about those who are no longer here, in a sea of col ... More >>
As if there weren't already enough reasons to look forward to the holidays (vacation time; copious amounts of food; presents) - seasonal beers add an extra bit of holiday cheer. (In part thanks to a healthy buzz they inspire, but we digress.) Since we're such huge beer lovers here at Short Order (d ... More >>
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 >>
Welcome to the southernmost tip of the Floridian peninsula, otherwise known as the land of Purple Christmas. Now if you've never celebrated the high holidays in Miami, here's the deal: We don't decorate trees. We cut 'em down and smoke 'em. And this year, the fine folks at local nightlife co ... More >>
via SodaHeadFire burns tree. Fire wins?The other day in a meeting, the Short Order bloggers got into a tizzy about which holiday had the better bites: Christmas, AKA Santa's birthday -- or is it Rudolph's? -- or Hanukkah, the eight days of lights not being turned off or something. This actually g ... More >>
Miami-based Burger King is once again living up to its name, "The King." Last week the company announced it will release a giant pizza-sized burger in Japan over the holidays as an alternative to Christmas dinner that will get people saying, "Merii Kurisumasu."Giant, Mexican-style burgers for Chr ... More >>
We've gone all verklempt. What a treat! Woody Allen, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, will be visiting Miami Beach on the first day of Hanukkah. To think, of all the cities in the world, Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band chose ours to kick off the Festival of Lights with a sp ... More >>
Dr. Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, a radiologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital, met her untimely end last Christmas Eve. After an eight-month investigation, officials have found that she was killed by a neck massager. The doctor was using a ShoulderFlex deep-kneading shiatsu massager that became twis ... More >>
Dimitra Marsellos or "Tula" as she is known to family and friends, is exactly what you would expect from a Greek mother; vivacious, full of energy and always in the kitchen cooking up a storm. Tula's cookies have seen the Marsellos clan through weddings, baptisms and memorials. "Good food a ... More >>
Two guys share the Christmas spirit.via Flickr eric molinaIn their infinite wisdom, Hooters executives have come up with a way to reward customers who exhibit a generous spirit this season. No, silly, big tips will not produce a lap dance--Hooters is still a restaurant, after all. But starting th ... More >>
All you need is Pure Imagination.
Ring in the holidays at Merrick Park.
Till it shakes like a bowl full of jelly.
The spirit of America's favorite chef is absent from his Miami Beach namesake