More and more people are willing to brand themselves with their favorite product's logo -- and pay for it. Iconic logos like Coca-Cola and Budweiser are available in wearables such as T-shirts, hats, and board shorts, which people happily purchase to showcase their favorite food or drink. Now that ... More >>
We all deluded ourselves into thinking that Lincoln Road could become some sort of quirky subversion of the suburban mall shopping experience. That the uniquely Miami culture the strip once exemplified could survive peacefully alongside giant corporations' fast fashion mega-stores. Sure, for a while ... More >>
We've all been there. You just got home from a lousy day at work and you're still drunk from happy hour. You crash on the couch, switch on some mindless TV show, and then realize: You need cookies. Now. Enter Night Owl Cookie Co. -- Miami's first late-night munchies delivery service. Started by loc ... More >>
Everyone wants to talk about Drake and how the guy is sooo sad. But don't worry about bruh. He is not sad. He's livin' the life, and he knows the key to livin' the life is not being afraid to open up about your feelings. Drizzy also knows that you only live once. And if you listen carefully to his ... More >>
The debate over whether the best meal of the day is lunch or breakfast has been going on for millennia. Intense battles have broken out over the issue. But one day, a peaceful being came up with a compromise for the rivaling sides. The settlement was "brunch," a perfect middleman between the morning ... More >>
Nearly all celebrity chefs have one thing in common -- a fairytale-like rise from poverty and obscurity to fame and fortune.Paula Deen (who just announced she has type 2 diabetes), was a young bank teller in Savannah, Martha Stewart used to babysit for New York Yankees' kids, and Guy Fieri's big ... More >>
We here at Riptide are responsible for penning somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 blog posts a year. They run the gamut from hard-hitting investigative stories to lighthearted satire. That's our responsibility.You, the internet browsing populace, your responsibility is clicking on and reading ... More >>
A decade of debauchery, deals, and disasters.
While on hiatus from smoking crystal meth, creating absurd performance art, and speaking bad French in Paris, a young David Sedaris took a brief stint as a department store elf at a Macy's in New York City. He wrote an essay about it, The SantaLand Diaries, which he read on NPR in 1992, marking t ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: Top from Urban Outtfiters, pants from Macy's, belt from another outfit, bag by BCBG, boots Nordtrom (has them also in brown), necklace from an Española Way shop, name ring from her dad when she was a kid, watch by Swatch, and bracelets from different boutiques in North Caroli ... More >>
Kelly Osbourne, a person who continues to remain relatively famous for reasons we're not entirely sure of, cracked her head open in Miami this weekend and was sent to Mercy Hospital. The woman who helped pioneer the genre of "Hey, lets watch rich, famous families do inane things" television shows ... More >>
Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>
First off: Is there any better evidence that the Miami Heat's Big Three is really a two-headed beast than the fact that Dwyane Wade and LeBron James always hold a tandem press conference with Chris Bosh later speaking to reporters alone? If this team is a circus, Wade and LeBron are the tight ... More >>
So, you haven't heard from us in a while. Doesn't mean rat turds aren't ending up in your lunch break. Brush your teeth and read on to find out who's been busted recently for health code violations at our local restaurants. The following inspections all occurred since October and were serve ... More >>
They gathered in front of a rusty chainlink fence and a graffiti-covered "No Trespassing" sign: Mayor Manny Diaz, Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, and megadeveloper Tibor Hollo.Behind the fence, littered with plastic bottles and crushed Coke cans, stretched two acres of land facing an incredible view: Bis ... More >>
That turd talking while driving deserves it!
You can hear an art history lecture in this town, and read Ocean Drive for free too
Two mags are newly born, and Miami designers gain a foothold
A Miami rider broke from the pack and admitted to drug use in cycling
From nightclubs to culture wars to defending the defenders
The Brand work hard for fame and glory. Got a problem with that?
Chorus: Gay is okay but it must sell or it's hell
Former Miamian Kenny Scharf turns his space-age Pop Art into a cartoon
School board warmly embraces ethics commission
Pickles in Paradise
White Party Week is one of the nation's biggest AIDS fundraisers and wildest bashes -- a problem or a godsend, depending on whom you ask
Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!