The holidays are in full swing! All over Miami, palm trees are covered in lights and Santas are sipping mojitos in the warm sun. We know there are just two shopping weekends left before the big day -- but there are so many other things to do. So reserve some mall time and then take a few moments ... More >>
John Eugene Enabnit may be homeless, but apparently he's found a way to match Ivanka Trump's jet-setter lifestyle.Enabnit was arrested Sunday at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa after trying to contact the Donald's daughter. He had just been arrested back in February for harassing Trump at a pe ... More >>
Everywhere you look, someone is peddling healthy eats. We're bombarded with gluten free, no added sugar, low calorie crap. And yeah, we know we should try to eat right and all that. But sometimes, both body and soul need to screw the calorie-counting and opt to indulge. On days like those, there's Q ... More >>
Lady Gaga smells. And we like it. Mother Monster is just two days away from the worldwide release of Lady Gaga Fame, the pop queen's first foray into the retail industry's celebrity-endorsed fragrance market. But if you can't stand to wait another 48 hours to spray Gaga's eau de parfum all over ... More >>
Iggy Azalea. You probably know her as the white girl rapper from Australia who writes rhymes about sex, drugs, and violence. But you really shouldn't judge a woman by her viral video. In reality, everyone is more complex than some public persona. And Azalea is an intelligent, thoughtful, and well ... More >>
For Miami Spice, some of Miami's top chefs are putting on cooking demonstrations around town durning the two month program -- even better, the demos are free and open to the public. Chefs from at least a dozen of Miami's best restaurants -- including Michael Aguilar of Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, Jorda ... More >>
Fashion Breakdown: White blazer from Ralph Lauren; jumper and boots bought at Macy's; net necklace from Arielle Depinto; white canvas bag from Freegums; black bicycle helmet from a friend; glasses from LensCrafters; nails from Jen Stark.
Before there were 8-tracks, cassette tapes, compact discs, or MP3s, vinyl ruled Miami. Throughout the 1950s, Dade County's coin-operated juke boxes were run by the Mafia. Old-school Minneapolis gangster Sam Taran was a key figure. He and his cronies set up shop in every hotel lobby, shine shack, ... More >>
Trina's looking more and more like a grown-up, classy lady these days. Maybe it's because she is a grown-up, classy lady. Of course, the Diamond Princess is still putting out albums. But she's also becoming a total fashion maven! And yesterday, Miami's first lady of rap was in town meeting and ... More >>
The Boss looking like a billionaire.The Boss Ricky Rozay's already got multimillion admirers all up in his nuts. And yet, The Source just confessed its undying love. Yesterday, the hip-hop bible crowned Miami's big-bearded son its Man of the Year. But even the airiest of accolades can't keep th ... More >>
via Burger BeastLast week in South Florida food blogs ...Redland Rambles writes about planting at Bee Heaven Farm.The food trucks keep popping up: Slow Food Truck over at Burger Beast.Snout to tail at The Genuine Kitchen.Food for Thought takes us to Restaurante Arzak in Spain.Kids can learn how t ... More >>
Miami artist David Lebatard, or LEBO as most know him, may as well be part of the local music scene. He's always been in and around it, never too far from the action. Sure, he did work for the Mayfair in Coconut Grove, Las Olas Riverfront Complex, Burdines and others. But he was also commissioned ... More >>
Lee KleinTacos platterThe Guatemalan-based tacqueria chain Tacocontento had hoped to open on Friday, but alas, a new communal table placed in the dining room necessitated new seating plans (so while the unemployment crisis continues, some 40 workers are sitting around because of Miami Beach's pic ... More >>
Americans love gambling movies almost as much as they love gambling itself. What's not to like? You get the thrill of a high-stakes cards game from the comfort of a multiplex. Over the last few years, though, something happened. The gambling movie was replaced by ESPN. Suddenly, with the broadcas ... More >>
via Miami New Times archives week of November 9 - 15, 1988Full time, nights, bilingual, new club...guess in some ways Miami Beach hasn't changed much at all since 1988.The classified clipping at right was pulled from a November 1988 issue of the Miami New Times. The first two listings don't name ... More >>
Angie ChenWokking it outWhat do three accountants, two food bloggers, a planning director at Macy's, a college student and his mom, and a special events associate at United Way have in common? Don't feel bad if you're stumped, because last week, the answer would be not much. Not even ... More >>
Here is your weekly wrap up of things that bravely dared to appear on Riptide this week. There was a Super Bowl this past weekend. Your Miami Dolphins team was not present, but perhaps they could have been if Wayne Huzienga hired Steelers coach Mike Tomlin instead of that Cam Cameron fellow. Though, ... More >>
Does bad news come in threes? With Macy's slashing 600 local jobs, the Miami Herald announcing imminent lay offs, it now seems Crispin Porter Bogusky is joining the lay-off band wagon this week. Ad Age reports that Crispin will be cutting 6% of its work force, that's about 60 people. Those cuts wi ... More >>
"Everyone is blaming the problems of this project on the tanking economy, without even thinking about the death of a once very popular Omni Mall."
And the community will thank you for it.
Woof. Bad dog. In a report issued today, the Humane Society of the United States says a fur collar on a jacket sold by Miami resident Sean "Diddy" Combs's "Sean John" clothing line is that of a dog. The HSUS tested the fur on a Sean John Hooded Snorkel Jacket, available at Macy's. The outer ... More >>
The Gables strikes a pose
The Cooler, somewhat unbelievably, asks us to swallow a Las Vegas fairy tale
Parade brings on tradition
Fervent days, absurd dramatics
From the issue of December 14, 2000
Habitat for Humanity should be celebrating. Homes should be for sale to poor families in South Dade. New construction should be advancing. All stories should have happy endings.
A local restaurateur reveals the secret to buying caviar: When Igor comes a-knocking, let him in