"In case you haven't heard, here's the situation," Sweat Records' Lauren "Lolo" Reskin writes on the record shop's blog. "Two companies have proposals on the table to completely renovate the Miami Beach Convention Center site.
"South Beach ACE wants to preserve the Fillmore Miami Beach and make it ... More >>
See Sweatstock 2012's full lineup and set times and our guide to rockin' out at Sweatstock 2012.Take a break from celebrating 4/20 and try to remember that tomorrow is Record Store Day! And of course, Sweat Records will be celebrating the event as well as its seventh anniversary with its annual Swea ... More >>
Here's a quick break from the pre-Winter Music Conference hoopla to give you some local music news.
Sweat Records has announced the lineup from its third annual Sweatstock on April 21, which also coincides with Record Store Day.
Headlining the party is Miami's favorite electro-pop act Afrobeta ... More >>
As 2011 comes to an end, we're getting all nostalgic about the great
moments in Miami culture that took place over the past year. And we know
we're not alone. So we've asked some of Miami's top artists, writers,
film producers and other cultural geniuses about their favorite 2011
memories. La ... More >>
I am a happy girl, because a wonderful new fully-veg restaurant has opened not a mile from my house. Mi Vida Cafe is located on NE 72nd Street and Biscayne, in the small space next-door to thrift store Divine Trash. You may sit inside and watch your meals being prepared as we did, or there are so ... More >>
Courtesy of Sweat RecordsJesus H. Christ! Perhaps it's about time that Sweat Records owner Lauren Reskin called upon a santero to do a limpieza (washing) at the store. It has been stricken with bad luck since its inception. From hurricanes to AC failures to robberies, Sweat has seen it all.So is ... More >>
Apparently, Sweat Records isn't only using that bitchin' Knights Art Challenge grant it received in 2009 to throw killer parties. It's also helping spread the love to local bands through latest venture, SweatShopMiami.com.Lauren Reskin, owner of Sweat Records, says the e-commerce site isn't meant ... More >>
Toast for the douchebags!Self-admitted douchebag Kanye West and expletive-uttering crooner Cee Lo Green nab the top spots in 2010's Village Voice Pazz & Jop poll.What is Pazz & Jop, you say? It's just the biggest survey of the year in music by our sister paper in NYC. Over 1,500 critics w ... More >>
After years of tossing the idea around I've decided to stop being a nancy and do the damn Master Cleanse. You may be asking...what is this Master Cleanse? Well, it's a 10-day (minimum) detox developed in the 1941 that's still being used today. Also called the "Lemonade Diet", yo ... More >>
Photo By Danielle AlvarezThe question, "Hey, are you here for the waffle party," isn't something you hear every day inside the muraled walls of Little Haiti vinyl provider Sweat Records. But this past Saturday afternoon, the quirky record store/ venue/vegan coffee shop hosted a vegan waffle party ... More >>
Jeremiah Bullfrog (left), Lauren Reskin (middle), and P. Scott Cunningham (right) are three of the creative minds presenting tonight at the Miami Art Museum.After a five-month hiatus, the Miami Art Museum is rebooting its monthly Thursday networker tonight with a rather fun exhibition featuring s ... More >>
Urbanite Bistro is a fancy, foodie-friendly eatery in Downtown Miami, situated between the Arsht Center and The Vagabond. Recently, they invited me over to their place to sample the veg-friendly fare on the menu. Despite serving a veritable zoo full of random animals (alligator, b ... More >>
The last apartment I lived in for several years had no outdoor space to call my own. So when I started getting the itch to garden, I made sure that the next move would bring a bit of sunlit space I could grow some plants in. A year and a half later I've got a respectable little vegetabl ... More >>
My first brush with vegetarianism was fish-related. I was 6 or 7 on Florida's west coast, tagging along with my father on an orchestra gig. Being raised by a musician dad, I'd been to the opera, salsa gigs and renaissance fairs but never on a fishing trip. We took a walk by the pier and my eyes caug ... More >>
In the kitchen, my role has always tended to be chef rather than baker. The whole "measuring ingredients" thing was always way less my forte than licking the spoon to see which spices the dish needs more of. That said, when I heard Fort Lauderdale vegan mecca Sublime was having a "Vegan Baking 101" ... More >>
You might have noticed the recent absence of our Broward-Palm Beach food writers. Or not. Point is, the staff of our sister paper has spun off into a captivating food blog of their own called Clean Cup Chuckie -- or something clever like that. Check it out for the latest in gastronomic h ... More >>
It's always a good feeling as a publication when artists that you've been covering on the ground for years finally gain the national exposure that you know they deserve. Such was the feeling yesterday as I read through a great story on Miami's growing indie music scene by written by former Herald r ... More >>