What's it like watching professional basketball players step completely out of their comfort zone? No one would know better than legendary basketball guru and Miami Heat president Pat Riley. "Tomorrow is probably going to be the funnest day of the year at practice," the 68-year-old Riley said at th ... More >>
The holidays are in full swing! All over Miami, palm trees are covered in lights and Santas are sipping mojitos in the warm sun. We know there are just two shopping weekends left before the big day -- but there are so many other things to do. So reserve some mall time and then take a few moments ... More >>
Let's take a step back for a second to appreciate the meaning of October in Miami. While our northern counterparts are currently shivering their hind quarters as they waddle to their jobs, we're sitting on the front porch, sipping a fresh smoothie while writing this guide. Damn, it feels good to be ... More >>
The Coconut Grove Seafood Festival is this Sunday, October 20, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Peacock Park. The festival is part celebration of the start of stone crab season, part celebration of the Grove itself. The small tropical village, established in 1873, is celebrating its 140th anniversary -- a ... More >>
Since mead first made its way into the mouths of the ancient Greeks, mankind has been plagued by hangovers. And despite the advancement of medical technology, we've yet to find a cure. Most of us just suffer through -- taking snake oil supplements, downing a hair of the dog, or hovering over the po ... More >>
Coconut Grove, with its quaint, tree-lined streets and bayfront vistas, is the perfect setting for a seafood festival. Which is why the announcement of the Coconut Grove Seafood Festival makes such perfect sense. The inaugural festival is set to take place Sunday, October 20, from 11 a.m. till sund ... More >>
If Jimmy Buffett hasn't already written a sappy acoustic ballad about the foibles of Thomas Knight, it's probably only a matter of time. The 57-year-old Conch had such a strong hankering for another cold one, local police say, that he broke into the Key West Airport to steal a six pack from the term ... More >>
Movies are alive in the age of McConaughey.
The World Music Awards just got canceled. Only two days before the scheduled 2012 edition at Marlins Park, WMA organizers have nixed the show, blaming "visa issues" and -- absurdly -- the Newtown shooting. "We are sorry for any inconvenience," the official statement reads, "but this decision had t ... More >>
Face it ... We're a society obsessed with celebrity wealth. Whether it's the 20 Richest Rappers, Ten Richest DJs, Eight Richest Musicians in their Teens and 20s, or the Five Richest Celebs in the Music Business, you can count on Crossfade to narrow down the ridiculously long, arbitrary lists publi ... More >>
Oye, burnout! Did you know that 4/20 isn't just a day for getting stoned? It's also that time of year when millions of human beings all around the world light a plant on fire at the same time, fewer people get killed, and more food is cooked. Yes, the world is a much chiller place for 24 hours. C ... More >>
After the party winds down and clubs start closing, you still need a place to go to finish off the night before passing out with a half-eaten, gas station egg salad sandwich in your hand. Thank God for dive bars. It's hard to pin down exactly what a dive bar is, you just know it when you step into ... More >>
Rivers Cuomo wants to cruise with you.Who would've pegged Weezer's Rivers Cuomo for a cruise enthusiast? But in a YouTube commercial posted today, the emo icon appears ocean-ready (no Buddy Holly glasses) and dressed in a totally Carnival-appropriate outfit (crappy baseball cap and striped, navy ... More >>
Adam Gersten is a hard-living lawyer who runs a record label.Currently living what sounds like the premise of a television legal drama, Adam Gersten is a dude from Miami Beach who's found himself with the seriously serious job of being a Key West lawyer. Though Matlock and Sam Waterston do inspir ... More >>
adanbouzoua via flickrStrumming his way to the presidency?His heart seems to be in the right place, but Wyclef Jean's political aptitude is tone deaf. Don't get us wrong, welcoming President Jean to office would be pretty cool, but he might not exactly know how to help a nation that lost 22 ... More >>
Marlins fans, that proud clan of several hundred clad in teal and black, didn't spend their off-season dreaming of free-agent fire-throwers. Just because zillions of your tax dollars are paying for their new stadium doesn't mean the Marlins plan to stop winning the World Series of Cheapskatery ... More >>
Despite NBCMiami's sort of brilliant "Fin" headline this morning, the Dolphins playoffs hopes are still alive. Well, not really alive. Their playoff hopes are more zombie-like. It's as if the Dolphins are in a cheesy horror movie where the undead have taken over and bitten the Fins, and the team ... More >>
The season for spooking is here, and to help awaken your inner ghoul who's been lying dormant, here is a list of ten songs to celebrate the holiday. Some are obvious, some have loose, vague, or quirky affiliations with Halloween themes (you'll be hard-pressed to find some of these on other Ha ... More >>
So now comes the news that Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are gonna be celeb minority owners of the Dolphins, like Jimmy Buffett and the Estefans before them. (Follow the jump for the news release.) I get what Dolphins owner Steve Ross is doing. Pandering. That's what he's supposed to do. With ... More >>
via FFFFOUNRiptide had an insane week, and in case you missed anything, here are all the highlights. Perhaps you can use them to make small talk with your dad on Father's day. 18 year-old Tyler Weinman was arrested and charged with being the notorious cat killer. He may have ... More >>
Well, shiver me timbers.
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mashup.
By the Gables, a taste of the City Whatever
Ten reasons to have tuned in to country radio in 2006
Northern transplant Rod MacDonald has no complaints about being a Florida folkie
Writer gets a jazz-filled tribute
Fred Neil may find fame now that he's in a better place
The Diamond Mountain Sessions
Tune-Me-Music, 1999 A roundup of reviews inspired by the South Florida Folk Festival
The Heat continues its disgusting betrayal of public trust with a nifty assist from spineless county commissioners
Sundays on the Bay
The team promised the public an arena with plenty of open space. Instead we're getting a nightclub and a restaurant.
Key West to Havana is a grand tradition, a boater's delight, and a lively tourist adventure. Bon voyage!
No matter its inspiration, the music pays off for Jeff Egan
Leas Campbell, the man who ruled Miami's rock scene throughout the Seventies, is bringing it all back home in the Nineties