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Justin Namon

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    August 13, 2013

    Saffron Supper Club's Night in Jerusalem: Didactic Dining (PHOTOS)

    There's a verse in the Babylonian Talmud that goes something like this: When friends take leave of each other, it's best that they teach each other something, so that when they see each other next time, they remember what they've learned, and when they remember what they've learned, they will think ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Iron Fork 2013: Who Had the Best Eats? (Photos)

    Last night, during Miami New Times' Iron Fork at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Short Order sampled food from more than 30 restaurants. This morning, we present you with a photographic recap of our favorite eats, spanning from milk and cookies to short rib and foie gras agnolotti ... More >>

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    May 17, 2013

    Metric Headlining Bud Light Music First Tour's 50/50/1 at Fillmore Miami Beach

    "50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ... Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami. Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Ten Best Halloween Parties in Miami

    Photo by Justin Namon​Back when you were just a seven-year-old sugar junkie, Halloween was a pretty simple gig. It was all about dressin' up like a murderer, hittin' the streets after dark, and gettin' that candy. But then you got too old to Trick or Treat. And that's the moment when All Hallows' ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Miami Voted Best City for Adult Halloween Parties, Most Dangerous for Trick-or-Treaters

    photo by Justin NamonYeah, Halloween here tends to be NSFK​Who says Halloween is a kids' holiday? Certainly not local residents.If you're an adult looking to dress up in a skimpy costume and gorge yourself on some spiked witch's brew then Miami is the city for you. Though, if you're a kid in town ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat at Nikki Beach

    Photo by Liana Lozada​The Muscle Milk Fitness Retreat recently made its South Florida stop at Nikki Beach. Miamians know the place doesn't scream protein shakes and athleticism, but it does serve as an iconic South Beach backdrop. Muscle Milk's event aligned with Swim Week by getting invitees in b ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Looking Back at the Photos From Bar's One-and-a-Half-Year History

    Photo by Lex HernandezRemember when Diplo played a secret set at Bar?​Over the last year and a half, few Miami venues have impacted the local scene as significantly as 14th Street's Bar. After taking over the space formerly occupied by PS14 and setting up a replica of New York City bar Max Fish ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Rum Renaissance Festival Kicks Off a Weeklong Booze Fest Tonight

    Photo by Justin NamonLast year's Rum Renaissance.​Rum aficionados rejoice as the third annual Rum Renaissance Festival kicks off tonight with Zombie Jamboree at the Mai Kai in Fort Lauderdale. this evening, it's all about the famous Zombie cocktail. Tiki torches and free flowing DonQ cocktails mar ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    N*E*R*D at FriendsWithYou's Rainbow City Art Basel Party, December 2

    Photo by Justin NamonPharrell is friends with you.​Paper Magazine and AOL Presents FriendsWithYou OpeningWith a performance by N*E*R*D At Rainbow City, Miami Thursday, December 2, 2010 Better than: Being treated like worthless shit by security. If you were part of the massive mob outside Rainbow ... More >>

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    November 1, 2010

    Halloween Weekend: Gatsby Gone Goth, Masquerade Motel, Steve Aoki, and More

    Photo by Lex HernandezEvil clowns overran Keys 'N' Krates.​Somewhere right now, a Halloween moon is still rising. And evil clowns, half-naked ladies, and psychopathic serial killers are raging through their 60th hour of candy- and cocaine-fueled mayhem in a (literally) underground club. But if yo ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    Photos: Breakbot at Grand Central, Wolfgang Gartner at LIV, and More

    Photo by Lex HernandezBreakbot and Jessica Who.​Last night, Ed Banger DJ/producer Breakbot got everyone into the groove with his funk-meets-electro set. It was definitely one of the better DJ sets we've heard all year -- WMC included. Photographer Lex Hernandez captured Breakbot's Grand Central de ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The South Florida Bike Scene is on the Upswing

    photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.I want to talk about the bike scene in South Florida again, because there have been some really good events lately. We just did open sprints two weeks ago at Keirin Cycles in Miami ... More >>

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    May 13, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Miami vs. Ft. Lauderdale, Revisited

    photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.A couple of months ago I wrote about the difference between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. I recently moved back to Ft. Lauderdale, and I've realized the two places are two totally diffe ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: How I Became More Open-Minded to New Music

    Photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here.What I would like to talk about this week is what I've realized more recently is the coolest thing about music: the fact that it keeps changing and evolving. It's funny because what ... More >>

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    March 20, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: To My Haters

    Photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. This week is addressed to my haters. First off, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to read my column. Second, the things that I write and talk about are just one man's opinion. ... More >>

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    March 13, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: Spring Break Is Here

    Photo by Justin Namon, thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of South Florida According to Brooklyn, click here. Spring break is here, and the streets of South Beach are filled with jackasses. I've noticed more and more as I get older and wiser, that the people who come here from out of town ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The Fixed-Gear Bike Trend is a Good Thing

    Photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comMy topic this week is the bicycle phenomenon here in Miami. Personally, I think that people picking up their bike instead of their car keys is awesome. They're saying they really do care about their environment, plus it's a great, fun way to exercise. Ev ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The Coolest New Place in Downtown Miami

    Photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comWhat we're going to talk about this week is Ecco Lounge, the brand-new restaurant/lounge put together by Aramis Lorie and Brian Basti (of Poplife and PS14, respectively).  It's on the corner of SE Second Avenue and SE First Street, and it's opening ... More >>

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    February 18, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: One Reason the Miami Beach Police Suck

    photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. I think I'm gonna talk about the Miami Beach Police and how they just worry about the petty shit and don't see the big picture. Like yesterday, I'm driving down West Avenue and get pul ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: On Loyalty

    photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comTo read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. This week I'm just gonna shoot off at the mouth. I want to talk about loyalty. And I don't mean this to sound like bitching or complaining -- I'm just talking about a topic that's ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn: I'm Not Always Negative

    photo by Justin Namon, www.thepopnessparty.comI get a lot of feedback about how I'm always negative and not positive. So if people think that all I do is bitch and complain, then they should e-mail me and give me something to write about. What are the topics people want to hear about? What are the c ... More >>

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