Dwight Eisenhower still holds the record for the most hamfisted attempts to oust Fidel Castro, thanks to alleged plots like the CIA's exploding cigar caper. But Barack Obama is giving Ike a run for his money. First came the "Cuban Twitter" fiasco, when news leaked that the US Agency for Internationa ... More >>
It was 95 and humid today. It was 95 and humid yesterday. It will be 95 and humid tomorrow. So who's ready to go ice skating? While eating gourmet food at a fancy hotel with exclusive access to the beach? Soon, you can actually do this! A new South Beach property, the Miami Beach Edition, plans o ... More >>
Another Tales of the Cocktail is over and Miami bartenders and spirits professionals are back in town after spending nearly a week in the Big Easy drinking, eating, learning, and networking. This year's TOTC was epic, with a strong cadre of South Florida professionals storming the French Quarter to ... More >>
The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. Although we love everything about Miami (especially its restaurants), you know what we really love? The booze. From the perfect bloody mary to the best new bar, our Best ... More >>
In Napoli, ordering a Negroni is more than just ordering a drink. The cocktail, made with one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, then garnished with an orange peel, is considered something akin to foreplay. Considered an aperitif, the cocktail is crafted with care and almost al ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
Thanks to Anthony Weiner's inhuman drive to keep sexy talking ladies online, Carlos Danger has ruled Twitter this afternoon. Based on screen caps posted to the Dirty -- and partially confirmed in a statement from the ex-congressman -- "Carlos Danger" was the hilariously dashing pseudonym he used in ... More >>
It's New Year's Eve and even though you swore that you and your cat were happy ordering pizza and downing a bottle of prosecco, you decided against the "It's-just-another-night-so-why-should-I-get-all-dressed-up-and-go-out" crap and are now scrambling to find a place to party.Break out your party du ... More >>
Forget about the Secret Service agents and their Colombian hookers. Ozzie Guillen praising Fidel Castro? Old news. The raging hot scandal this morning, according more than 100 articles on Google News at last count, is that Hillary Clinton spent last night in Cartagena dancing and drinking beer at a ... More >>
John ZurIncredibly meaty king crab leg. Owner Keith Menin dumped $20 million into the Shelborne Hotel's comeback, which debuted for Art Basel. Among the new features of the boutique hotel is the swanky, James Bond-themed restaurant Vesper, which has references to Ian Fleming's 1953 novel Casino ... More >>
Britney Spears sells candy, not Starbucks and Doritos, in Japan.Typically the life cycle of a celebrity is pretty predictable. Before becoming famous, there's the usual batch of embarrassing commercials in order to break into show business and pay the rent without resorting to prostitution, ... More >>
Photo by Stephanie PistellrDuran Duran survived the '70s and mastered the new millenium.There are several parts to the Duran Duran saga. The first found the Brit New Wave band conquering America, providing fodder for MTV, and turning songs such as "Hungry Like The Wolf," "Save A Prayer," "Union o ... More >>
The former VP of Peru says his daddy was kidnapped and tricked into a sham marriage.
J.J. Abrams's latest is proof that a franchise can live long and prosper.
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How to indulge your musical ADD at Ultra.
Marvin Gaye's divorce album tops this week's pop-culture picks.
Hostel sequel is lame, tame, and totally not worth moralizing
The kid produced a pocket knife and slashed his adversary on the arm
Dreamscapes and faux memories dominate a pair of Wynwood galleries
Takeshi Kitano masterfully revives the legend of Zatôichi
Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades
Wheather sampled or live, Thievery Corporation are true internationalists
Chris Blackwell moves into the digi-Web-world-global-video age
Bunkka (Maverick Records)
In Goldmember Myers's mojo is running low
Our critic skips across the pond for a preview of shows likely to swing through South Florida soon
Sunday Movie Classics and Dinner Series
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit