In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. English-language daytime legal shows usually end in a monetary judgment and the robe-cloaked official ... More >>
On Tuesday, world-acclaimed chef Gaston Acurio was joined by his leche de tigre gang and they continued their ceviche tour with a stop in one of the chef's outpost -- La Mar -- where Miami chefs and industry folks gathered for the chance to be in the presence of the culinary mastermind. The Astrid ... More >>
The World Cup is only three days away, yet the buzz in America hasn't been about our boys beating Nigeria in our final warmup match over the weekend. Instead, everyone keeps talking about how American soccer fans are full of shit. The New York Times says we're a bunch of hipsters. The Wall Street Jo ... More >>
The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded roughly $110 million worth of cocaine in Miami Beach this morning, which actually carried a rough street value of about $330 million. The more than 3,300 kilos of llello were interdicted during two separate incidents as part of the Coast Guard's Operation Martillo, an o ... More >>
Gen. John F. Kelly, the chief of the Miami-based U.S. Southern Command, gave a surprisingly candid testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday. He said that because of budget cuts and inadequate funding he's only able to stop about 26 percent of illegal drugs that head from Latin ... More >>
Chico Mann's new album, Magical Thinking, sounds like a mix of Company B, P-Funk, and every freestyle song ever. It's a sound characterized by classic machine drums, catchy synth lines, funky guitar chops, thumping bass, and party-ready female vocals. The Brooklyn producer has been making waves thr ... More >>
Some bands try to snag some buzz with a catchy name. Others become legends with their music alone. But when your band's name is Kinky and you have been nominated for several Latin Grammys, you've definitely made it. We here at Crossfade caught up with guitarist Carlos Chairez just in time for the b ... More >>
See also "100 Montaditos Opens In Midtown: Home Of The $1 Serrano Ham Sandwich."100 Montaditos, the chain imported from Spain, continues to grow in South Florida today with the opening of its fifth outpost on the ground floor of the Vizcayne building (244 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami). As part of its g ... More >>
L'Trimm Grab It! (Atlantic/WEA) I guess I always felt that hip-hop was a Miami thing since I grew up in Latin America and came here for summer visits with my relatives. Now, that does not mean that my relatives influenced me in some way or educated me in the ways of the genre, but in the 1980's ... More >>
via myspace.com/desordenpublicooficialDesorden PublicoI know for a fact that most of you, dear readers, like to have fun. Usually in a musical and beer-drenched setting, Hell, I like it too. I was born and raised in Venezuela and if there's one thing you won't read in the dailies, is how much fun ... More >>
MIA at Biscayne, a 14,000-square-foot dining and entertainment venue, is slated to open at the corner of Flagler and the namesake boulevard this coming summer. Executive Chef Gerdy Rodriguez, who you might remember from another gargantuan downtown dining and entertainment venue (Karu & Y), ... More >>
Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa (3025 Collins Ave., South Beach) will be making its debut this Mother's Day, May 10th, with a holiday brunch. The Palms' executive chef Gerd Richter has created a menu of "nourishing gourmet cuisine" that according to Maria Bond, Director ... More >>
With a stellar new album, this Puerto Rican duo extends its global reach.
Art and films from our Latin counterparts
"We make sure the girls are handling these weapons properly"
CIFO's commission artists offer slaphappy taproots, martyrs, and more
Not even a great imitation comes close to the real thing
Celebrating the revolution prematurely
Festival honors an Afro-Cuban art form
Babasonicos just wants to make a decent wage -- and some really weird music
Libreria Revistas y Periodicos
Venevision's first major Latin release is Euro thriller all the way
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida
Art Miami has grown up, with more to view than ever before
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
This latin sensation is nothing new
Chico O'Farrill. Bebo Valds. Prez Prado. Cachao. A vibrant musical era was swallowed by the revolution, but not before the Panart record company put it on a platter.