Lee Brian Schrager is vice president of corporate communications & national events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc. That's a long title, so it's best to just remember him for what made him famous -- creator of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
The event started as a one-day "Florida E ... More >>
Goddamn we've missed Seth Bogart.
The flamboyantly forthcoming Hunx and His Punk frontman left us shirtless and begging for a trip to "Lover's Lane" when he visited us in September 2011, feeling like extras in a John Waters flick and questioning the respective sizes of Jacuzzi Boys' dicks follo ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
Hardly ArtSomehow, Sailor Jerry knows what we want to hear.
Over the last couple of years, the booze brand has brought Austin's Strange Boys to town while hosting shows by Miami's own Jacuzzi Boys. And this time, Jerry and crew are importing a gayishly fabulous band with a 1960s rock 'n' roll feel ... More >>
The Bourbon Room?A few years ago, Jason Handelsman wrote: "The outskirts of Miami's Overtown hood are becoming a gentrified version of the Sunset Strip in LA." And now it's actually happened.
New Line Cinema is shooting the film adaptation of a hit Broadway musical called Rock Of Ages entirely ... More >>
Most bibliophiles know about the lurid tales of William S. Burroughs. He shot and killed his second wife by accident while drunk, became openly gay, had an affinity for guns, a serious opiate addiction the last 50 years of his life -- and for all of you Floridians, he spent a small time living in ... More >>
Photo by Ari Justin Rothenberg
Modernesque Burlesque TroupeThe opening night for the Modernesque Burlesque troupe at Respectable Street Saturday was a glamorous sequin-filled celebration of movement and the female body. It was also "new, fresh, and unused," in the words of the cheeky mistr ... More >>
Miami Gay and Lesbian Film FestivalFilmmaker John Waters hasn't made a public appearance in Miami since 2002, when he screened the film Boom! at Art Basel, but the "Pope of Trash" is back, thanks to the organizers at the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.Waters will be performing his ongoing ... More >>