Someone once said: "You go to New York to become someone, you go to L.A. when you are someone, and you go to Miami when you want to be someone else." We like to think we're somebody, but it would totally make sense if we found out we had been someone else our whole lives. It takes a certain kind of ... More >>
You gimmicky schmucks. Yes, you. The multi-platinum artist reigning over the Billboard charts, farting out hits like your shit doesn't stink. Actually, it smells like your soul died and rotted. It's so hard to hear any good music over all these wack-ass jumble jams. Your keywords are rich, but you ... More >>
Miami may be the site of the first part of Hillary Clinton's coronation ...or as it's officially known, the 2016 Democratic National Convention. After local leaders officially let the DNC know that they would be interested in hosting the shindig, the DNC selected Miami as one of 15 cities that it ... More >>
Miami is not missing much. About 363 days of beach weather? Check. European tourists in Speedos plucking up overpriced designer items? Check. Damn near every taste, flavor, and kind of restaurant you can think of? Check. There are, however, a few things we lack. Domestic restaurant chains that litt ... More >>
A new feature this year at Electric Daisy Carnival is a wedding chapel, which is not actually a chapel but an outdoor deck area tricked out with an arch made of fake flowers. Here couples can legally tie the knot -- or just take part in a commitment ceremony and be "rave-married" for the weekend. ... More >>
Sure, there's that other city out there that calls itself "Sin City," but we've always known that Miami is America's real capital of sin. Or so we thought. Real estate site Movato.com decided to calculate America's most sinful cities. It's no surprise we came in the top ten, but it's eye-opening tha ... More >>
In the immortal words of high priestess Beyoncé, "All the single ladies! All the single ladies! Put your hand up!"Oh, wait, what's that? Hold on let me count. Apparently, there's not that many of you in Miami. According to an analysis of by Trulia.com, Miami is one of the top cities where single me ... More >>
A new website survey has Miami just behind New York and Los Angeles in the first date category during the four weeks leading up to Valentine's Day.Las Vegas and Chicago placed just behind us to fill out the top five.
Shakira is having a remarkably productive month. It's also been reproductive. Less than four weeks after being named the 40th most powerful woman on the planet and two-days removed from landing a spring coaching gig on NBC's The Voice, the Colombian pop star confirmed that she and boyfriend Gerard ... More >>
See also Matthieu Godard of db Bistro: Cooking From One Country to Another, Matthew Oetting of BLT Steak: From NYC to Miami and Julie Frans', of Essensia, San Diego Roots. Miami and Las Vegas have a lot in common: decadence, scorching heat, monied patrons. Add chef Jordan Hoffman to the list. A r ... More >>
Is that the sound of a 68-year-old screaming to the tune of the CSI: Miami theme song? Well, yeah. And you know what that means ... Legendary rock 'n' roll band The Who has just announced another arena road trip -- The Quadrophenia and Classics tour -- a two-leg, 36-show jag across North America, w ... More >>
WTF, 1.8 Million people "like" Def Leppard on Facebook? And holy shit, another 800,000 dig Poison? No wonder these two glam metal giants are hitting the road together again; it'll be the biggest tour ever! That's right, MILFS, "Great Britain's premiere arena rock band" and Rock of Love heartth ... More >>
The average rainfall in Las Vegas is about 4.5 inches a year, the equivalent of an average afternoon in Miami. However, that number doubles when Marc Anthony and Pitbull team up for a performance at the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards show. During last night's telecast, those two bros performed ... More >>
Photo by Laine DossWhat was the impetus behind the departure of executive chef Daniel Ganem from Kane Steakhouse in South Beach? Matthew Glazier, president of The Glazier Group and co-owner of Kane, candidly told Short Order, "We weren't happy with what was coming out of the kitchen. We saw the ... More >>
Photo by Michael McElroyBye-bye, Blue Door Fish.The Delano isn't keeping its food and beverage relaunch on the down-low, despite the fact its signature eatery got an overhaul barely a year ago. They'll close Blue Door Fish -- yes, the very place that won our Best Seafood on the Beach award t ... More >>
Las Vegas Sands, a casino resort company that counts Las Vegas's giant Venetian resort as its crown jewel, for years has been trying to butter up the Florida Legislature to allow gambling. The company was none too pleased when arch-rival Genting came into downtown Miami and announced a massive ... More >>
There's no doubt that Jay-Z -- even as hip-hop's retired-unretired elder statesman -- still balls like the best of 'em. Just last night Hova was makin' it rain at the Fountainebleau's LIV in Miami Beach, dropping more $100,000 on a single bottle of champagne in celebration of the release of his n ... More >>
McKeon managing the Wilson Tobs during the Kennedy administration.The Florida Marlins. Man. What a June. A streak of 19 losses in 20 games, an entire starting lineup batting below .280 for the month, a drop to dead last in the majors for runs scored. Oh, and the manager was replaced by a guy ... More >>
SUSHISAMBA dromo is hosting the first nationwide "meet and tweet" -- aka Tweet Up -- next Wednesday, January 20, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. This informal social event will allow folks who usually only tweet among themselves to actually meet and mingle in the flesh. Wow -- radical idea! The virtual fun g ... More >>
Commissioner Angel Gonzalez will resign Friday as part of an agreement with prosecutors, after setting his daughter up with a no-show job. He'll now face only misdemeanor charges. [CBS4]In his first public comments since resigning, John Timoney says he's pleased and proud with the job he's ... More >>
Young American makes $1,500 for all the balls he put in his mouth. Meatballs that is.World champion professional competitive eater Joey Chestnut has just won the first ever Martorano's Masters Meatball Eating Competition in Las Vegas.Steve Martorano is a South Florida restaurateur with a namesake j ... More >>
Ivia Flickr'm not sure why Shauna Sands is a celebrity. Maybe it's for her breakthrough role as Stripper #1 in a 2004 episode of Las Vegas, or perhaps as Jacuzzi Woman in the shamefully overlooked masterpiece Succubus: Hell Bent. Or maybe it's because she is the first woman to successfully have l ... More >>
via miami-airport.comclick for fullsizeLas Vegas airport has slot machines, Idaho airport more than likely sells poptato sacks, California airports might as well sell weed in their vending machines. Miami International Airport has something they don't. Cuban coffee, La Carreta style.Now, the coun ... More >>
Indie Pop Rockers The Cab have announced an August 1st show at Culture Room. You might not have heard of The Cab quite yet (unless you play Rock Band 2), but that's probably going to change. They've recently signed to Decaydance Records, aka Fall Out Boy's Pete Pentz's label. With the pop-punk super ... More >>
Miami's reputation as a quickie wedding hot spot is nowhere near that of Las Vegas, and don't expect it to take off, because the weird, sad marriage of Amy Winehouse to her hubby Blake is officially ending. The two married at a courthouse while vacationing here in May 2007, and we wished them well: ... More >>
Gasp! A couple of Hollywood blockbusters made the cut.
The Miami Poker Society knows when to hold em.
Vote for the funniest at the Improv
The Cooler, somewhat unbelievably, asks us to swallow a Las Vegas fairy tale
Billboardlive is still blaming Sept. 11 for its many troubles
Back to vaudeville and the glory days of cinema at the Gusman Center
Club Tropigala's heritage dates back to nineteenth-century Cuba, but when the curtain rises, this could only be Miami
Prize-winning author Roberto Uria landed in hot water in Cuba. Granted refugee status in the U.S., he must now sink or swim.
When do five cards mean millions of dollars? When you're playing in the World Series of Poker. Just ask one of the year's finalists, North Miami Beach's John Spadavecchia.