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Mark Weiser

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Tobacco Road Demolished, Just Days After 102nd Anniversary

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    A Look Back at Tobacco Road (Video)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Tobacco Road: A Seven-Part, 102-Year History

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Tobacco Road Celebrates Its 99th Anniversary on 11/11/11

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    November 16, 2006
  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Magic City Moment

    Blues, son, dancehall, compas, and Maradona

  • Shops and Wares

    May 11, 2000

    Best Global Grab Bag

    Brickell Village News & Worldwide Trading Post

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    Sole Man

    The late Doctor Ali-Tyson Cool: Bluesman, shoeshine rag popper extraordinaire, and legend in his own mind

  • News

    February 22, 1996
  • News

    January 26, 1994
  • News

    October 13, 1993

    They Fought the Law and Guess Who Won

    When a band named Roadkill meets another band named Roadkill, someone's bound to get squished

  • Music

    August 11, 1993
  • News

    January 6, 1993

    Pour and Tour

    You can get embalmed where you used to get bombed. You can buy something to shoot where you used to buy shots. A booze cruise along Bird Road.

  • News

    September 23, 1992
  • Music

    July 22, 1992

    House Rules

    Everybody's talking about Stephen. Just remember, this ain't New York, pal.

  • News

    June 3, 1992
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    May 27, 1992
  • News

    March 11, 1992
  • Music

    February 19, 1992

    Noble Deeds

    Good Rockin' Johnny and the Wiseguys say Lynne me your ears

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