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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Laine DossWhat 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
How a mother of two ended up in a plot to smuggle high-tech gear to the enemy.
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 >>
The American Tennis Association swings for victory.
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 >>
A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart.
A New Times exclusive: The door's about to close on John Timoney's most infamous chapter
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 >>
Its another Food and Wine Festival!
These bikers are just keeping it real
The food at Cantina Beach is not nearly as convivial as the atmosphere
Ticket sales weren't so hot, after all
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