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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

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

    When you live in the 305, every weekend is like a dream come true. That's because no matter how broke you may be, you're always guaranteed to find a party with cheap booze and some pretty great music. Just check out the ten best things to do under 10 bucks this weekend from the Lovers Key's soulf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    South Beach Is About to Get a Hotel With an Ice Skating Rink Inside

    It was 95 and humid today. It was 95 and humid yesterday. It will be 95 and humid tomorrow. So who's ready to go ice skating? While eating gourmet food at a fancy hotel with exclusive access to the beach? Soon, you can actually do this! A new South Beach property, the Miami Beach Edition, plans o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Jazz Clubs

    When people talk about Miami, there's a lot of things that come to mind. But jazz is not usually among them. The 305 is definitely more popular for its late-night dance spots and beach bars than its jazz clubs. 

For many, it may come as a surprise to learn that there are plenty of places arou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: The Sounds, the Sights, and the Bites

    Shameless plug alert: The Botran Rum, Chilean wine, and Stella Artois were flowing freely last night at Miami New Times' Iron Fork kicking off two months of Miami Spice. Now that the bills have been paid let's move on to the real action: the food. Among the endless array of options were a few stan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Miami Spice and Hedy's Watermelon Tequila Ice Pops

    Happy Friday. If you're still not recovered fully from our Iron Fork shindig, don't fret -- the work week ends in a few short hours. There's no better way to celebrate the weekend than by enjoying a fantastic three-course Miami Spice meal. The two-month-long promotion kicks off today and with 174 r ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2014
  • News

    July 31, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Top Five Most Miami Nachos: Marlins Helmet Dips and Tostones for Chips

    The stamp of most nachos, beyond the chips and cheese, are the three dollops that showcase the colors of the Mexican flag: guacamole, sour cream, and salsa. Although in Miami, we let our own freak flag fly atop our nachos because we do them a little differently than everywhere else. Naturally, our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Neglect Scandal: Miami VA Needs to Stop "Shifting Blame"

    Yesterday, New Times published the second part of our series Hell on the Home Front, a profile of Iraq War vet Nicholas Cutter and the poor treatment he received at the Miami Veterans Affairs hospital. The story of how Cutter's death inside the VA was allegedly covered up has touched a nerve in a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Grand Central Bans Indoor Smoking

    The days of dancing in smoky rooms are over, Miami. Or at least in the case that you're dancing at Grand Central. The downtown concert venue has announced it will no longer allow cigarette smoking inside its hallowed halls. A recent rash of complaints about the smoke-friendly policy convinced manag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Miami Bass' Ten Best Producers and Musicians

    Miami is the undisputed world heavyweight champion of bass, and the globe's leading progenitor of trunk rattle, rear-view shake, and total body thump. The genre is a direct descendent of Pretty Tony's freestyle productions, and Henry Stone's earlier indie R&B Pop. It's the single hardest electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Meet Florida's Biggest Homophobes

    Browse the Facebook page of the Florida Democratic League for a few seconds and you'll come across a disturbing image of an effigy of a black man hanging from a lamp post with a sign attached to his dead body: "This n***** voted." The image accompanied a rant on Miami-Dade Judge Sarah I. Zabel's d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Grovetoberfest Returns With More Beer Than Ever: Get Your Insider Discount Code

    Just about had it with summer? Between killer mosquitoes and alternating burning sun and thunderstorms, we're looking forward to the relative cool of autumn. That -- and beer. October is traditionally the time for beer and, while Germany's Oktoberfest is world famous, Miami has its own unique celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Female DJs

    Some men like to get on social media and complain about how easy it is to succeed as a female DJ. It's as if having tits means you must have special powers, although the implication is actually that women don't have to be good to land gigs. Wow, fellas, listen to yourselves once in a while. We he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: Ten Dishes You Need to Try (And Last Chance for Discount Tickets)

    New Times' Iron Fork Miami Spice Kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tomorrow and the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami will be abuzz with hundreds of people enjoying food and drink by Miami's best restaurants. If you've already got your tickets, we'll see you there. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    Endless nights of sweat, dancing, and never-ending parties ... That's one of the many perks of living in the Magic City. And come summer, the heat (and the people) gets even hotter and the bashes get even wilder. Just check out the six best club parties going down this week from Inxec at Treehouse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    New York Times Is Wrong About Jumbo's

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says good riddance to a restaurant that didn't serve blacks. Last week, when Liberty City soul food restaurant Jumbo's closed it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Bocce Bar Announces New Executive Chef; Timon Balloo at Sugarcane Full Time

    Samba Brands Management (SBM) has announced a personnel change in some of their Miami restaurants. The company, which operates Sushi Samba, Bocce Bar, and Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, has announced that Daniel Tackett will take on duties as executive chef of Bocce Bar, replacing Timon Balloo as top to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Lovers Key Talks Here Today Gone Tomorrow and "Just Trying to Write Timeless Pop"

    Though many of the Florida's struggling artists lament the difficulty of gaining national traction from the southernmost state, Pompano Beach's Postmarks and its lush, cinematic pop enjoyed quite a bit of success a few years back. The Postmarks even managed to pique the interest of America's most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    This Week's Best Eats and Drinks: Iron Fork Chefs' Battle and La Latina Goes to Pubbelly

    This week we say hello to August, which happens to mark the commencement of Miami Spice, but we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves. It's Monday and things can only get better. From a Pubbelly and La Latina "arepada" collaboration to the annual Iron Fork showdown and Miami Spice kick off event, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Travis Scott - Grand Central, Miami

    Travi$ Scott With Nuri, SpaceGhostPurrp, Robb Bank$, Denzel Curry, Yung Simmie, Nik SB, IndigoChildRick, and others Presented by Yes Julz and Norma Now Grand Central, Miami Saturday, July 26, 2014 Better Than: Your fave videos of Travi$ Scott in action. Live, Travi$ Scott is even raunchier than Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Miami Spice Mashup: Swine's Clay Miller Hosts Haven's Todd Erickson for a Down-Home Good Time

    Miami Spice hasn't even started yet, but its ancillary events and dinners are already in full swing. Od course, there's Miami New Times' Iron Fork event, which takes place this Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Miami on the eve of Spice. Tickets, by the way, are $50 for ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

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

    In the 305, partying isn't something you do ... It's a lifestyle. That's why nothing stops us from enjoying late-night outings jam packed with great music and wild memories, not even an empty wallet. Just check out the ten best things to do under $10 this weekend. See also: Six Best Club Parti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Bianco Gelato: Organic, Authentic Gelato in Coconut Grove

    Summer in Miami means long sun-scorching days and humid nights. Most of us hibernate in our air conditioned dens, coming out to brave the elements only for something essential -- like freshly made, authentic Italian gelato made with organic ingredients. Bianco Gelato, opening today in Coconut Grove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Exotic Staycation Edition

    Have you taken your summer vacation yet? If you've been meaning to travel to far-off exotic places, maybe this weekend is the time to indulge your inner travel-hog -- right here in Miami. Watch a Bahamian Junkanoo parade while enjoying fresh conch salad; enjoy a delicious Asian brunch; or celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Here's What the Miami Riverwalk Development Replacing Finnegan's Will Look Like

    Yesterday came confirmation of the long-simmering rumor that Finnegan's River will be shutting down to make room for yet more condo development. Today comes images of what the planned development, Miami Riverwalk, will look like. According to exMiami, Riverwalk will consist of four individual 750- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Ticety Iced Tea Bar Coming to Coral Gables

    Everyone knows that Miami is a coffee-lover's paradise. You can get a solid cafecito in just about any neighborhood. What Miami really lacks is a solid tea presence -- with the exception of Teavana, there aren't a ton of places in South Florida that focus exclusively on tea. European founders Valeri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    The Seven Minor Annoyances That Drive Everyone in Miami Insane

    Yes, traffic is bad. Tourists can be awful. The humidity can be oppressive. Yet, we've come to accept all of those things about living in Miami. That's part of what we signed up for. Sometimes it's the smaller annoyances that really make us want to catch the next flight to Milwaukee and never look ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Miami's Life in Color Presents "World's Largest Halftime Show" at Champions Cup Final

    Party on the pitch, people. Miami's Life in Color -- the homegrown EDM production company formerly known as Dayglow -- went from epic college rager to "World's Largest Paint Party" after being acquired by entertainment mogul Robert F. X. Sillerman in 2012. And now LIC is set to present the "World' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Boxelder Craft Beer Market to Open in Wynwood

    Wynwood is certainly becoming Miami's mecca for beer. Wynwood Brewing Company has been serving up beer and tours for months, while Concrete Beach and J. Wakefield are working on their respective venues. Next on tap, however, is Boxelder Craft Beer Market, a craft beer purveyor set to open in Wynwood ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2014
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    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Five Reasons You Need to Go to New Times' Iron Fork 2014

    On Thursday, July 31, New Times' Iron Fork Miami Spice Kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority, will take place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami, and you don't want to miss all the excitement. There's much to do at Iron Fork. Of course, there will be lots of noshing on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Miami's Five Best New Dance Clubs

    "When one club closes, another one opens." That seems to be the Golden Rule when it comes to Miami's fickle nightlife scene. Just take a look at the past 12 months. Within the last year alone, the Magic City has lost several party gems, and with it, some of our favorite weekly bashes, DJs, and han ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Massive DUI Checkpoint Planned Tomorrow for Downtown Miami

    You should never drink and drive, but tomorrow if you find yourself saying things like "No, I only had two, I think I'm OK to drive," it might be an especially good time just to take a cab or catch a ride with a friend instead. A large scale DUI checkpoint is planned for five hours in downtown Mia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    National Ice Cream Month: Mantecado, Mamey, and Azucar's Miami Flavors

    You know you're in Miami when "Abuela Maria" (vanilla blended with Maria cookies, guava, and cream cheese) is the most popular flavor in an ice-cream shop. And while there's a sprinkling of shops that have been experimenting with local flavors for a while, none of them has embraced Latino/Caribbean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Today's Rappers Owe Everything to As Nasty As They Wanna Be

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke reminisces about the album that changed hip-hop. It's hard to believe 25 years have gone by since I put out 2 Live Crew's As Nas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    "Party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break of dawn ... Welcome to Miami." "Miami" was the Magic City's club anthem 16 years ago, but Big Willie totally nailed the 305's party rep in four minutes. Don't believe us? See for yourself at the six best club parties i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Liberty City Icon Jumbo's, the Temple of Fried Shrimp, Set to Close After Sale

    After leading Miami's desegregation in the '60s, surviving the race riots of the '80s, and persevering despite a pickup truck slamming through its front and killing two customers in 2012, the legendary Liberty City soul food spot Jumbo's will close its doors Wednesday. Bobby Flam, who took over the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Report: 90 Percent of Downtown Condo Buyers Are Foreigners

    It's not exactly a secret that Miami's latest unhinged condo boom is being fueled by foreign money, but the exact number of new residential units being bought in downtown by those from abroad is eye-popping. According to a not-yet-released report from consulting firm Integra Realty Resources for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Dawg Fight Star Dada 5000's Latest Backyard Brawl Hit With State Cease-and-Desist Letter

    Dada 5000 -- the Mohawked, muscled monolith born Dhafir Harris but better known as the P.T. Barnum of Miami's backyard fisticuffs -- spotted them through the window. It was July 5, and the promoter was chilling at home, the same "Famous Green House" where thousands of knuckle-busters and bloody no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Could Miami Get a Chinese Consulate? Probably Not, Despite the County Commission's Efforts

    One morning in the summer of 2008, just before the Beijing Olympics were set to kick off, Juan Zapata, then a republican Florida state representative, found himself having breakfast with Zhou Wenzhong, the Chinese ambassador to the United States. The breakfast delegation was talking business, and so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Uncategorizable Bands of All Time

    South Florida has long been a creative refuge for varied musical genres that have grown with little outside influence and a decidedly Floridian twist. This can be seen in our punk rock, metal, rap, and jazz. Another of the better aspects of Miami's music scene has always been the relative freedom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    III Points Festival 2014 Lineup Additions: RJD2, Bob Moses, DJ Tennis, Ten Others

    Three months till III Points. For the second straight year, Wynwood's homegrown music, art, and technology festival will flood its native hood with stellar bands and solo acts, street artists and performance types, tech startups and hacktivists. Obviously, though, we here at Crossfade are most hyp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Should Miami Have More Late-Night Public Transit Options?

    Miami is a late-night city. Bars are open until 5 a.m. and even later in the Entertainment District. But the public transit system, which gets its deserved criticism in the daytime, shuts down almost completely after midnight. Only the bus is an option. That leaves Miamians traveling to and from clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

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

    There's something about Friday that turns adults into something like overly excited kids on the last day of school waiting for the final bell to ring. Maybe it's the weekend rush or knowing that for the next two days we have nothing to do but party till sunrise, drink like a sailor, and dance till ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Ice Cream, Beer, and Swim Week Parties

    Happy Friday, Miami. The weekend is here and there are all sorts of ways you can enjoy. From celebrating National Ice Cream Day with a sweet offer, to going to a Swim Week party at the Broken Shaker -- it's all here for your indulgence. Weekend starts now! See also: L'echon Brasserie: The Pubbell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    H2Ombre Brave the Bar Competition: Vote for Your Favorite Cocktail

    If the staggering heat of our Miami summer is getting to you and you don't have a pool in your backyard, maybe you should consider heading to the Adrienne Arsht Center for a refreshing dip at the theater. H2Ombre is playing at the Miami entertainment complex and it's an interactive show that featur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Miami Bartenders in NOLA for Tales of the Cocktail

    OK Miami, if you're thirsty for a crafted cocktail, maybe this is a good time to just order a shot and a beer. It's that time of year when bartenders from all over the world converge on the Crescent City for five days of debauchery and drinking -- better known as Tales of the Cocktail. In actualit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Video: Partying at Nixon Sandbar on Fourth of July

    OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'huMnMybzpNB2t605Mg5I17inv4MzVGD6'); });Please enable Javascript to watch this video On weekends and holidays Miami-area sandbars like Nixon and Haulover frequently transform into some of the area's hottest water party spots. But policing the a ... More >>

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