Blackbrick, Richard Hales' new restaurant, brings Chinese cuisine to midtown this week -- just in time for Art Basel. Chef/owner Richard Hales gave us a tour and a taste of things to come, telling Short Order that he hopes to open the restaurant this Thursday, December 5, with a limited menu for ... More >>
Sure, Ultra ends at midnight. And by the last day of the two-weekend fest, you may be tired and feel like sleeping in. Well, don't. 'Cause then you will miss all the killer daytime sets. And a ton of other awesome stuff. Like Crossfade's 13 best reasons to wake up early for Ultra Music Festival 20 ... More >>
It began Friday afternoon, just as the happy-hour crowd realized that something was different about its typical Metrorail commute. En route to downtown Miami, kandi kids in furry boots, nipple pasties, and CamelBak packs had overtaken the train. Ultra Music Festival was officially underway, but t ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson might be the hottest culinary duo since bacon met the frying pan. And yesterday, the Taste stars took the stage together at the SoBeWFF. Lounging on a couch, the two talked significant others, guilty pleasures and Christoper Walken. Oh, and drank beer. Seriously, ... More >>
Matthew Weiner's commitment to authenticity is second to none. His Mad Men series is a televised portal back in time, a weekly peek into 1960s Manhattan, the advertising industry, and all it entails--booze, cigarettes, depression, submissive wives, etc. But the 1960s were also a time of celebri ... More >>
Germans are notoriously kinky. But when it comes to watersports, at least 12 Deutsches are drawing a hard line at simulated restroom piss play. According to TMZ, several women have complained about mouth-shaped urinals inside a Rolling Stones memorabilia museum restroom in Germany, calling the ... 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 >>
A t-shirt isn't just a cotton sack with sleeves. It's a way to speak your mind and shove your middle finger in society's face. Or it could just be something to conceal your man boobs. Music tees are an important species of the t-shirt genus, informing fellow wearers of your musical preferences w ... More >>
According to totally reliable online resource Wikipedia, a bromance is "a close but non-sexual relationship between two (or more) men, a form of homosocial intimacy." Musical history is sprinkled with fruitful and creative bromances. There was David Bowie and Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Gram Pa ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... More >>
2 Live Crew: Best local band of all time!Start the motherfucking countdown! The Rising is upon us! Indeed, we're just days away from unleashing our big, fat Best of Miami 2011 issue upon the world. And to honor the occasion, we've decided to surf against the tide of time by rifling through our ... More >>
John eats Chinese. Mick looks like a girl.Who would win a bare-knuckle cage fight between Ringo Starr and Keith Richards? We're not sure. Richards has survived every narcotic known to man, and Ringo is the greatest pop music drummer ever. We're pretty sure they'd just punch each other in the face ... More >>
via MyFox OrlandoFive teens have been arrested following a robbery in Marion County, Florida in which they allegedly stole the cremated remains of the homeowner's father and two Great Danes. The teens thought the ashes were either cocaine or heroin. This is only slightly stupider than the time Ke ... More >>
ESPN's Arash Markazi went along for the ride at a party that Miami Heat forward LeBron James threw for himself at a Las Vegas nightclub last weekend that featured -- among other things -- scantily clad women, a crown-shaped cake, and a flying waiter. The account was posted on ESPN.com Wednesday m ... More >>
Keith Richards has lived long enough to talk some smack to Lee ZimmermanMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, a cutting remark from Keith Richards during a chance encounter with the Rolli ... More >>
Unmitigated cool never goes outta style. Ever. Especially when said cool comes from one of the originators. See then it's something at once insidious and divine, a thing in and of itself, unexplainable, indefinable and blessed beyond belief.That kinda cool also tends to be highly emulated. And no ... More >>
Patrons at the revamped SoBe hot spot sound just like the old party animals.
Not to name any names, but some of us here at Riptide Central are none too fond of the ol' "airplane travel" and generally consume enough drugs to kill Keith Richards before we board any airborne vehicles.via Wikimedia CommonsYIKESIt's stories like this that fuel the phobia, even with a happy ending ... More >>
The three divas bring back space-age, supersonic glam.
MoCA presents its permanent collection, with a twist.
Shine a Light is a meditation on aging.
Ronnie, the Stone's new autobiography, shows rockers and writers don't always mix.
Sequels, prequels, and threequels headline Hollywood 2007
The Pirates are back, and they're out to ransack your wallet
Musical monarch continues his reign
Even the Love Generation had its festival of hate
Tom Petty, still drawling after all these years
Jimi Hendrix's guitar. John Lennon's furniture. Bono's sunglasses. Hope I die before I get sold.
Distaff of Life
Update that periodic table: A new element's just in, and it's named Bootium
Picasso Trigger puts on its Halo and opens Heaven's gate
In the Spin Doctors' metropolis, even Jimmy Olsen gets the blues