The Road is rubble. Last month, the infamous century-old boozing establishment at 626 S. Miami Avenue slung its final beer and a shot. The Last Call Closing Party ended with bleary eyes and empty glasses at 5 a.m. on a Sunday morning. Over the weekend, Miami's Oldest Bar celebrated its 102nd anni ... More >>
Imagine Tobacco Road as a human being. He (or she) has sold baked goods, illegal booze, played cards with gangsters, sheltered hookers, hosted dance parties, served cocktails, grilled burgers, had tomato fights, and listened to some of the best blues and rock music on the planet. That's a lot of lif ... More >>
Legend has it that Miami was just 15 years old when the city's mayor lost its first liquor license in an illegal poker game with a Miccosukee card shark. Now, 102 years later, that document has been to hell and back, and Tobacco Road is proof. The joint has been a reckless, lawless haven for liquo ... More >>
Considered Miami's oldest bar, Tobacco Road was once a speakeasy, a gambling den, a gay bar, a strip joint, and blues bar. It has survived Al Capone, Prohibition, the Great Depression, deadly hurricanes, the Mariel boatlift, race riots, cocaine cowboys. And next Friday, Tobacco Road celebrates ... More >>
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