InterContinental Hotel

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2014

    Ultra Music Festival: Female Security Guard Fights For Her Life After "Mob" Trampled Her

    Ultra Music Festival was marred by a horrific incident last night as a "mob" of people pushed down a gate onto a female security guard. The guard is now fighting for her life at Jackson Memorial Hospital, according to a Miami Fire-Rescue spokesman. "They saw an opportunity to try to get in without ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Toro Toro: Buffet Lunch vs. Bottomless Brunch (Photos)

    At Toro Toro, the year-old, pan-Latin restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel, guests can enjoy a lunch buffet during the week and a bottomless brunch during the weekend. But which option offers a better deal? To find out, Short Order recently visited Toro Toro for both meals. Pictures of the sma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Taste of Central America Starts at Intercontinental Hotel Today

    With all of the attention Miami Spice gets this time of year, you probably had no idea that the 6th annual Taste of Central America starts today at the Intercontinental Hotel in Doral right now. A world of cuisine will be prepared from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Miami Spice at Toro Toro: Small Plates Galore

    Toro Toro opened in late 2012, and now has joined Miami Spice, which includes an impressive selection of over 100 restaurants. The pan-Latin restaurant at the InterContinental Hotel is all about sharing. The menu regularly features a selection of small plates and meat platters family style. The firs ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Ultra 2013: Organizers Willing to Work With City on Downtown Traffic, Security Concerns

    Marc Sarnoff still hasn't returned repeated calls to Crossfade about his anti-Ultra Music Festival stance. But considering Tommie Sunshine's push to get EDM fans to call and email him, we're pretty sure he's been busy the last for the last few 24 hours. However, we do finally have a response for U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    October 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Open your windows, turn off your air conditioner and enjoy this glorious weather! It's fall in Miami and as the temperature cools off, the restaurant scene heats up!Already we're seeing restaurants come onto the scene in anticipation of the arrival of snowbirds flying south for the winter, tourists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Toro Toro, Pan-Latin Steakhouse, to Open at InterContinental Hotel

    The thought of hotel restaurants doesn't sound the least bit appealing to most locals. If South Beach were a mouse trap for tourists, over-priced, mediocre quality hotel restaurants would be the cheese. Of course, there are exceptions to this. Restaurants like Hakkasan at The Fontainebleau and D.B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Where to Find Food Trucks This Weekend

    Laine Doss​What do orchids, churches, concerts and art walks have in common? They're all hosting food truck roundups this weekend. Check out the info below:   Friday Tonight's Tamiami Truckers Food Court is on the move. Code compliance issues have hit this event hard, forcing the Frida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Table 40, the Only One of its Kind

    Spiny lobster salad, grilled mango & sprouts.​The most exclusive table in town just sprouted up in Downtown Miami. The Intercontinental Hotel launched Table 40, a chef's table concept, in honor of its Executive Chef Alexander Feher. The place celebrates Chef Feher's fortieth anniversary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Manny Diaz and Michael Bloomberg Team Up Against Gerrymandering

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is coming to bat for his homeboy, former Miami ​Mayor Manny Diaz, this Friday. The pair will lay out their reasons for supporting amendments 5 and 6 on the November ballot at an 11 a.m. press conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Miami.The pitch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Remember When GOP Governors Were the Future of Their Party?

    The atmosphere at the Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Miami last November during the Republican Governor's Conference was hopeful. The GOP governors where the only national wing of the party to actually gain membership in the 2008 election, and the line was it was th ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2009

    The Agent from Iran

    How a mother of two ended up in a plot to smuggle high-tech gear to the enemy.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    Forgetting Sarah Palin

    The mainstream media is starting to go through Dubya-induced withdrawal. How else can anyone explain why Sarah Palin, the VP candidate on the losing team, is still making headline news? Let's face it the hokey ex-Guv from Texas provided us with endless fodder these past eight years that we're scramb ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2008

    Love, This Game

    The American Tennis Association swings for victory.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008

    Vlog - More March on the Mayors

    While mayors from all over the United States gathered inside the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami, hundreds gathered outside to give a voice to those activists say government officials ignore. Videographer Jacob Katel captures the people who marched through the streets over the weekend askin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2008
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    June 6, 2008
  • News

    May 29, 2008

    Finally Florida

    A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart.

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    FTAA Settlement Reached

    A New Times exclusive: The door's about to close on John Timoney's most infamous chapter

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007

    Cops Crash Alternative Critical Mass Ride

    The Bike Blog couldn’t make it, but last Friday’s tenuous Critical Mass-esque ride did, in fact, materialize. The event was fashioned after Critical Mass rides in other cities, which generally take place on the last Friday of every month. Assuming this event continues on a monthly basis, this me ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2007

    Break Out the Stretchy Pants

    It’s another Food and Wine Festival!

  • Calendar

    August 31, 2006

    Easygoing Riders

    These bikers are just keeping it real

  • Music

    June 15, 2006
  • Dining

    May 18, 2006

    Upstairs, Downstairs

    The food at Cantina Beach is not nearly as convivial as the atmosphere

  • News

    December 12, 2002

    GPA Redux

    Ticket sales weren't so hot, after all

  • News

    September 1, 1993

    This Means Lore!

    The housewife who saved FDR's life, the ghosts that roam Vizcaya, the sea serpent of Biscayne Bay, and other Miami legends, yarns, and flat-out lies

  • News

    June 19, 1991