The frog's on a log. He's feelin' rowdy. And he's floating up the Miami River. For the second straight year, the Swamp Stomp Music Festival, an annual band-and-booze tradition since 2007, will be bringing the rumble to Tobacco Road, our city's most kickass century-old party place. For 2014, though ... More >>
Call it irony. On the single biggest day in Miami's visually stunning history, as Art Basel begins and the Perez Art Museum opens on the bay, media announces a three-tower, 2-million-square-foot giant on the Miami River. Complaints have been lodged about naming the city's art museum after the magna ... More >>
Gigi said, "The space will retain its rustic charm especially with the very popular outdoor riverside seating while making some changes to the interior and an addition of a game room is planned."
Filmmaker Steve PetersonWhen he was a kid, Steve Peterson had a cameo role alongside Don Johnson in an episode of Miami Vice, the epic fictional crime series that captured the city's heady cocaine-fueled era during the 1980s. As a teen, he interned at the Miami Herald where he met great reporters ... More >>
Lee KleinShing Wang Banh MiBread has been paired with meat and plants since roughly the end of the Stone Age. It is said that the ancient Jewish sage Hillel the Elder relished eating a Passover sandwich of Pashcal lamb and bitter herb between two pieces of matzoh. He lived to be 120 (which says s ... More >>
In a highly unusual move, three officials from Cuba could take the stand as early as today in the trial of Luis Posada Carrilles, the Miami freedom fighter or terrorist, depending on which side of the Florida straits you live. The officials are expected to testify in federal court in West Te ... More >>
The ground floor of the Miami River's trendy Neo Lofts is not where you would expect to find a traditional Spanish restaurant. But just when you are about to give up on this city, Miami pulls through with a low-key, genuine eatery. The recently opened Jamon Jamon Jamon is no Design District take ... More >>
Can you smell what the rats are cooking, or do you just eat it without knowing? Here are 5 local restaurants nailed by the Florida DBPR with emergency closures. These verdicts halt a restaurant's operations until violations are corrected. They include bad news for judges, cops, lawyers, and regul ... More >>
Eight cops are lined up like a troop of soldiers on a gum-stained sidewalk across from Club Space. Wanda Mendez, a City of Miami Police officer with perfect posture and short brown hair, hollers assignments over the thump of car stereos. "We're all gonna back each other up!" she says. "Our c ... More >>
image via newstatesman.com Obama in New Orleans John Tanasychuk over at the Sun Sentinel's food blog, Sup, reports that Barack and Michelle ate at Blue Hill in NYC last Saturday for their date night. Blue Hill is sposed to be some kind of local this, organic that, type of place, so Tanasychu ... More >>
Big Fish's catch of the day.
Fancy a splash of environmentalism today?
The river flows through it
A unique slice of Miami you won’t find on any festival itinerary
Bicentennial Park seawall
A series has arrived that promises honest-to-god indie screenings
After nearly seven decades, Miami's venerable East Coast Fisheries closes its doors, and no one notices
Dade Heritage Trust
On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival
Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Big Fish Mayaimi
In the shadows of the skyscrapers lies a quaint little slice of Miami's past known as Southside. Soon it will be wiped from the face of the earth.
Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.
According to Dade County, a squalid chunk of downtown property is really a park. Try telling that to the neighbors.
John Detrick will not be missed.
While out strolling along the Miami River, Mike Cutrera's dogs gave him a bone, not to mention some fascinating artifacts.
They're parks, all right. The county says so. Never mind that most people can't actually use them.