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    April 18, 2014

    Yard House Is the Perfect Bar for Vegans

    Just because you don't eat animal products anymore doesn't necessarily mean you want to forego the bar scene. After all, where else are you going to meet the Jay-Z to your Beyoncé? But hanging at bars is tough should you get the shakes and need to grub on something other than cocktail olives. Luck ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    Congratulations, you made it through all the deadlines, meetings, and endless phone calls of the week! As a reward for being such a dedicated worker, you deserve to spend the two days jamming to some sweet tunes, buying vinyl, and getting blasted. The best part of it all, you won't need more that 1 ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Miami's Space Tapes Record Label Launches: "We Want Different, Cool, Creative"

    Miami's newest record label, Space Tapes, is set to launch. Founded by three of the creative minds -- David Sinopoli, Jason Odio, and N.E.R.D.'s Shay Haley -- behind many of the Miami music scene's most interesting recent goings-on, Space Tapes seeks to help build a better infrastructure for the 3 ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival and Miami Cocktail Week: Win VIP Tickets

    Hold on to your liver, mateys. The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival returns to the Doubletree Hotel Miami Airport Convention Center April 25 to 27. (Friday, April 25, is open to trade only.) Over the past years, the festival has grown from a poolside fete to a multi-day event that features mixology ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014
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    April 17, 2014

    Miami's 4/20 Party Guide

    Roll a blunt, light it up, take a puff, and pass it down. It's 4/20, man. And in honor of the national weed holiday, we here at Crossfade have provided you with the best places to go and smoke a fat one, jam with THC-drenched bands, and laugh at your own two hands. Just check out Miami's six be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Four Seasons' 1,700-Pound Chocolate Easter Wonderland

    Ever wonder what nearly 2,000 pounds of chocolate looks like? Well, it's pretty much like you would imagine: a land of giant colorful eggs and sweet toadstools. At least that's how Four Seasons Hotel Miami's pastry chef Keith Wallace envisions it. See also: Easter Brunch in Miami

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    April 16, 2014

    Mogwai Talks Rave Tapes, Post-Rock, and Running "Very Much a Democracy"

    It took long enough, but Mogwai will finally be playing a gig in Miami. The post-rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, has been around for nearly 20 years, but as its first visit to our town proves, there are still many firsts for the quintet to experience. Speaking via phone from his home, guitarist ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Miami Record Store Days, "a Tribute to the Whole Era," From 1975 to 2000

    Like the polar ice caps, the rainforests, and the Yangtze finless porpoise, the record store remains in peril. However, there is hope. Over the last seven years, Record Store Day has become an increasingly visible global phenomenon, encouraging fans, artists, and proprietors to unite and breathe l ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Seed Food & Wine Festival: First Large-Scale Vegan Event in Miami and Only One in Florida

    Vegans don't get much love in this pork belly town, but that is about to change with the introduction of an annual event that celebrates plant-based cuisine. The Seed Food & Wine Festival (SFWF) will do for vegans, vegetarians, and the "veggie-curious," what the South Beach Wine & Food Festival doe ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Miami Rents Are Wildly Unaffordable for Average Residents

    The old rule of thumb is that you shouldn't pay more than 30 percent of your income on rent and utilities, but in Miami that's becoming a near-impossible guideline to stick to. A new Zillow analysis shows that the median rent (not including utilities) in Miami is equal to about 43 percent of the med ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for James Murphy's DJ Set at Bardot Miami

    Is nightclubbing awesome? Or awful? As former LCD Soundsystem frontman and DFA Records founder James Murphy once quipped: "It depends on your idea of fun. Champagne, music -- it could be a nightmare." But when Mr. Murphy's handling the disc-jockeying, any trip to the club is just dreamy. Even if t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Redbar Relaunch: Sexy Cocktails, Vintage Vibe; Free Drinks Tonight

    Redbar, the mixed-use cocktail lounge, gallery space in Brickell, is celebrating a relaunch. The bar, henceforth known as Redbar Drink Company, has gotten a retro facelift. Decked out in a New-Orleans-meets-Chicago-speakeasy style, the space features vintage furnishings with rich sepia and burgundy ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Space Miami's 14th Anniversary Lineup: Erick Morillo, Louis Puig, Jesse Perez, Seven Others

    In this city of sun, sand, and fast money, the average life expectancy of most megaclubs is, like, a year, two months, and 56 seconds. So Space Miami reaching its 14th anniversary is about as close to nightlife immortality as it gets in the 305. And quite appropriately, the legendary downtown club ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Downtown Biscayne to Become Grand Promenade With Fewer Lanes and Parking... Someday

    The meat of downtown Miami is separated from the waterfront parks and attractions by an eight-lane highway complete with median surface parking. It works, but it's not exactly the most aesthetically pleasing setup. Well, the Downtown Development Authority has finally picked a plan to redevelop a str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Would Suspended Coffee Work in Miami?

    On a recent trip to Dublin, I saw it on a coffeehouses's menu board. Along with lattes, mochas, and teas, there was "suspended coffee." Thinking it was a new way of brewing, I asked. Suspended coffee is neither a method nor a flavor. It is a movement. Basically, you order a suspended coffee as you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Sweatstock 2014: "Old Friends, New Bands, an Awesome Time"

    When the average 21st-century music fan wakes up in the morning, he or she often turns on the smartphone and taps away into the digital life that we all now share, like, 18 hours a day. Free download after free download glides past our eyes as we swipe at touch screens, and enunciate for Siri, plugg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Veritage Miami Interactive Dinner: Guests Cooked With Miami's Top Chefs (Photos)

    Anyone who is even remotely into food should also be into cooking classes. Unless, you work in a kitchen yourself, chances are you could always use a few tips and pointers. This past Friday night, Veritage Miami's Interactive Dinner at the InterContinental Miami brought together local culinary ent ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Dead Milkmen - Grand Central, Miami

    Dead Milkmen With Humbert and Sandratz Grand Central, Miami Friday, April 11, 2014 While it can be difficult to watch certain punk outfits age (and settle into the awkward complacency that has plagued so many legendary bands in recent years), the brand of punk peddled by Philadelphia's Dead Milkmen ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Record Stores

    There was a time when the cynics believed that record stores were doomed to go the way of Blockbuster video rental joints: abandoned and forgotten by the masses who once flocked to their doors. But the resurging popularity of vinyl has created a new niche market in which local music shops can thri ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Win Free Tickets for The Sounds at Grand Central Miami

    Oh, free tickets ... As The Sounds' Maja Ivarsson once sang: "I think about you all the time." In about 48 hours, that Swedish songstress and her pals will saunter into downtown Miami's Grand Central for an evening of shimmering New Wave pop. So we here at Crossfade, along with our buds at GC and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    Yeah, being broke sucks, but that's no excuse for you to spend Friday night eating Doritos and watching reruns of The Golden Girls from your sofa all weekend long. You live in Miami. That means that you don't need wads of cash to party like an animal. All you need is 10 bucks. Check out the ten be ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Grilled Cheese, Swanky Wines, and Frita Friday

    Friday is here and, as always, there's a lot of good stuff going on this weekend. For starters, how about a loaf of warm, freshly baked bread to start your day? Or maybe you'd rather top off your Friday with a few fritas and cocktails with friends at a kick-ass happy hour? If you prefer to go sw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Ultra Ban: Fest Declares "Short-Term Victory" in Fight With Miami City Commission

    Ultra is safe ... For now. During yesterday's Miami City Commission meeting, Mayor Tomás Regalado and Commissioner Marc Sarnoff backed off on their most recent blitz to ban the EDM Festival from Miami. At about 12:45 p.m., the mayor and commissioner announced a surprise withdrawal of their resolu ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    Third Annual Ommegang HopChef Competition at the Biltmore April 28

    Brewery Ommegang is busting out with its third annual HopChef Competition at the BIltmore Hotel on April 28, pitting several Miami chefs against each other to see who can make the best beer and food pairing. Eight prominent Miami chefs are currently in the process of developing their dishes for th ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    Miami Ranked One of the Least Sprawled Metros in America

    While you wouldn't know it from rush hour traffic on the Palmetto and Dolphin Expressways, Miami is apparently one of the least sprawled out metro areas in America. According to a new study by Smart Growth America and the Metropolitan Research Center, Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall is the eighth most com ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    Florida Bill May Put Stop to Spam Texts: No More "Junk Car" Texts

    Remember a few years ago when it seemed everyone in Miami was getting spammed text messages by someone promising to buy their "junk car?" Yeah, well the Florida Senate is looking at a way to make it easier for Floridians to get out of receiving spam by adding text messages to the "Do Not Call" regis ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2014
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    April 10, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014 Readers' Poll: Nominate Your Favorites Now

    The 27th annual Best of Miami issue is in the works and all over Miami, New Times writers are diligently searching for the newest, shiniest, and most unique people, places, and things to share with you, our readers. Each year, our Best Of issue has a signature theme. This year, we're channeling Gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Ten Best Coladas And Cortaditos in Miami

    In this city, we tend to take a lot for granted. The beach, the lack of blizzards, and Cuban coffee are examples. You think it's easy to find a cup of Cuban rocket fuel in Chicago? A colada is like the Big Gulp of Cuban coffee. Instead of a single shot of espresso served in a tiny plastic cup, a c ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014 Readers' Poll: Music, Bars and Clubs

    Grab that little red joystick, gamers. It's time to work out those nimble wrists, trigger finger, and button thumb by casting at least ten votes in New Times' Best of Miami 2014: Game On! readers' poll. Sadly, the days of "Best Arcade" are long gone. But we here at Crossfade are particularly curio ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Gay Clubs

    It's not easy being so fabulous. Unless you live in Miami. With a sunny, sandy mecca like South Beach, our city's long been a home (and fave vacation spot) for proud, partyin' members of the international gay community. But SoBe isn't the only neighborhood that flies the rainbow flag. From the Upp ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014
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    April 9, 2014

    Miami-Dade Lieutenant Ran Drugs, Plotted Murder for Dominican Gang, Feds Say

    Until yesterday, Lt. Ralph Mata was the picture of an upstanding Miami-Dade cop. He was a top leader in Internal Affairs, spending his days going after corruption and abuse in the ranks. He'd earned exactly one mention in the Miami Herald in his career, for helping to lead a feel-good drug bust in C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    The Sounds' Maja Ivarsson: "You Never Really Grow Up, Being in a Band"

    Winning over American crowds can sometimes be tough for foreign rock bands. But Swedish group The Sounds has always enjoyed an easy, reciprocal relationship with U.S. fans. "In Sweden, we have a little bit of a different crowd," lead singer Maja Ivarsson explains. "Over here in America, though, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Three Florida Law Schools Make Top Ten for Grads With Most Debt

    Law school costs a lot. Duh. But did you know which law schools sack their grads with the highest average debt? You probably didn't, and because U.S. News & World Report has made a franchise out of ranking every possible thing related to the sophisticated criminal enterprise known as American high ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Telekinetic Walrus: "It Can't Be All About LIV and Mansion, There's a Local Music Scene Too"

    In a galaxy not so far away, Telekinetic Walrus and the Pride of Ions is captivating audiences with a fusion of electronic booty-bouncing hip-hop and fantastic folk. After a two-year hiatus spent recording music and building the Walrus Cave, this team of intergalactic superheroes returned to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Flume's Harley Streten on Dance Music: "It's Like a Golden Age Right Now"

    If ever there was a poster child for the humble bedroom producer, it's Harley Streten. Better known as Flume, he is the Austrialian wunderkind whose hypnotic blend of soulful pop and electronic dance music recently spread to all corners of the world, almost faster than you could've snidely said, " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Tobacco Road Planning to Sell and Relocate

    Speakeasy. Whorehouse. Music landmark. For the last 101 years, Tobacco Road has stood at 626 S. Miami Avenue, serving a clientele of locals, drifters, and legends in need of booze, good times, rhythm, blues, and rock 'n' roll. This tavern survived Prohibition. It lasted through the lawless coke-ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    DB Moderne Kicks Off Wine Dinner With Cultural Influencers Tonight

    Tonight, DB Moderne kicks off the first of a series of wine dinners that not only calls upon the DB Moderne team, but Miami's cultural influencers. Leaders from the arts, culture, and entertainment community will take turns hosting a monthly dinner that's emblematic of their persona and outside of ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Miami Firefighter (and Calendar Model) Arrested for Downloading Child Porn at Station

    Alex Rousseau, a Miami firefighter who has posed twice for the popular South Florida firefighters calendar, was arrested today for allegedly downloading child porn while at the firehouse.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend

    Alright, so all of that Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Conference madness left you with nothing but a giant hole in your pocket. To help you recover your wallet, we've provided you with some of Miami's best things to do this weekend that won't cost you more than a Hamilt ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Space Between Words on the Miami Scene: "Live Music Has Always Been an Uphill Battle"

    Our city's subtropical club-goers have always loved the dance music. However, Space Between Words lead singer Steven Weingarth insists there's something rocking in Miami. "Live music here has always been an uphill battle, but now there are genuine pockets that are blooming and flourishing." Weing ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    In Defense of Ultra Music Festival

    Won't somebody please think of the children! Is everyone done with the pearl clutching in regards to Ultra Music Festival? I get it -- EDM is Satan in musical form. And if you'd believe Mayor Tomás Regalado and City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, Ultra is the ninth circle of Hell. The reality is Ul ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Five Beers You Must Try at Brew at the Zoo

    Miami New Times' Brew at the Zoo returns to Zoo Miami on Saturday, May 3. From 8 - 11 p.m., channel your inner party animal as you sample unlimited beer and rock out to the soulful tunes of Mr. Robert Van Winkle....better known as Vanilla Ice (AKA King of the 90's and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014

    Orange Blossom: Classic Florida Dining to Open at Boulan South Beach

    Sometimes, with all the modern touches, it's difficult to remember Miami's glorious past since not much remains. Sure, we have Vizcaya and the Art Deco district, but our city isn't filled with brass plaques explaining every time a president visited or a writer spent his youth sitting at a certain ca ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014

    Miami Rum Renaissance Festival Returns: VIP BOGO Offer

    The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival returns to the Doubletree Hotel Miami Airport Convention Center for three days of rum tastings, seminars and festivities April 25 to 27. Now in its sixth year, the festival features more than 80 rum producers worldwide offering tastes of over 200 rums to rum enthu ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014
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    April 3, 2014
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