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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Florida Couples Anxiously Await Ruling on Gay Marriage Challenge, Plan Gatherings

    Across Florida, same sex couples are anxiously awaiting rulings on three lawsuits challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage. But couples are already planning out where to gather when the rulings finally land, which could happen any day. "Melanie and I have been on pins and needles all week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Survey: Miami Best Urban Place to Retire, Because Duh

    Miami has changed a whole lot since the days when The Golden Girls was set here, but one thing hasn't changed: it's the best big city to retire in. According to an analysis from financial planning site NerdWallet, Miami took top honors.

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    July 17, 2014
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    July 17, 2014
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    July 16, 2014

    Miami Swim Week 2014: Six Best Parties

    It's that time of year again when perfectly chiseled models in sparkling bikinis take over the streets of SoBe. Nope, we're not talkin' a typical day in the Magic City, we're talkin' the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Swim Week. Sure, Mercedes-Benz may not be the first name that comes to mind when you thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Catwalk Vogue Night: "A Place Where You Can Just Be You"

    You've heard the Madonna song "Vogue." Maybe you've seen the cult documentary Paris Is Burning. But have you witnessed Catwalk at The Garret? It's the only place in Miami where you, the spectator, can just walk in and experience the sensation that is ballroom culture. No matter whether you are gay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Five Worst Things About Clubbing in Miami

    Welcome to Miami, where anything and everything becomes an excuse to party.

 We 305ers are creatures of the night by nature. There's no denying it. Any day of the week, no matter what time, something is popping off in this beautiful city of ours. That's why people from all over the world come ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Downtown Miami's Last Remaining Waterfront Lot Sold For $100 Million an Acre

    The last undeveloped waterfront lot in downtown Miami just sold for a record-breaking $100 million an acre. Bought by companies controlled by German and Gloria Coto, the son and daughter-in-law of Argentinian grocery magnate Alfredo Coto, the total price was $125 million for the 1.25 acre parcel loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    UberX and Lyft Could Get Closer to Legal Status With County Commission Vote Today

    For nearly two months, UberX and Lyft have been operating their app-based ride-share services around Miami in direct violation of the county's limo laws. In turn, the county has hit the services with dozens of citations and has even impounded drivers' cars. All of that carnage could end if county Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Afro Roots 2014: "Representing African Culture" and Its Offshoots "From Latin Funk to Hip-Hop"

    Without Africa, there'd be no Miami bass. There'd be no rock 'n' roll or hip-hop or jazz or salsa. No Hendrix, Nas, Byrd, or Machito. In fact, almost every modern music genre can be traced back to that great continent across the Atlantic. And that's why, 16 years ago, Jose Elias threw the first Af ... More >>

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    July 14, 2014

    Steam Nightclub Opening in Former Vagabond Miami Space

    Ready for some some summer heat? Well, we're betting that new nightclub Steam Miami is hoping you are. Located in the former Vagabond Miami space, details on the club are a bit scarce. But the owners, who sources say are from Las Vegas, plan to open in "Summer 2014." See also: John Digweed on The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

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

    Congratulations to you. You've conquered the weekly work madness of back-to-back meetings, cleared out those 672 unread messages in your inbox, and crossed out everything on your to do list. Now, that you've taken care of business, it's time to party! And lucky for you, part of our job is to make s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Overtown Music & Arts Festival: "This Big Annual Event Will Expand Like Calle Ocho"

    Among the great American capitals of black culture, the Magic City has always been a beacon of music, art, and hope. But you wouldn't necessarily know it by consulting most of the supposed scholars on the subject. They'll talk for hours about Chicago blues, New Orleans jazz, the Harlem Renaissance ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    Y Diz: "Miami's Scene Is Popping Right Now"

    If you've been to a recent local show in the 305, then chances are you've run into Y Diz. Whether performing or just hanging out in the crowd, he can be seen around Miami's clubs, rocking his signature long hair and viking-like beard. Having worked with artists like Afrobeta, Cornerstoners, and ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    Bastille Day: Five French Eateries in Miami for the Non-Elite

    "Let them eat cake." These immortal words supposedly spoken by Marie Antoinette still live on today, but now we can take them literally. On July 14, 1789, inspired by the American revolution, the French people finally rose up against King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, stormed the Bastille, and k ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 10, 2014
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    July 10, 2014

    Slap & Tickle Afterhours Takes Over E11even, Miami's Fanciest Strip Club

    Miami's underground house scene has a new home, though it may not be what you'd expect. Imagine sipping cocktails while grooving to a three-hour DJ set on a ritzy rooftop, looking out over the heart of downtown Miami while catching the sunrise on a Sunday morning. Of course, we're talking about Sl ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 9, 2014

    Embarcadero 41's Peruvian Fusion: Ceviche Samplers and Tiger's Milk Shots

    In 2002, Embarcadero 41 opened its first outpost in the ceviche capital of the world, Peru. Twelve years and 12 restaurants later, the Peruvian fusion eatery has embarked on a transatlantic journey and landed in Miami. It's the brand's first outpost in the states and they couldn't have picked a bett ... More >>

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    July 9, 2014

    Ladies Night: A Weeklong Guide to Free Drinking in Miami

    Gather 'round girls, the drinks are on us. We all know it's not a party without some fine Miami ladies, and the 305 has got plenty of friendly females just looking for some place to dance and get their drink on. That's why so many spots offer free booze to members of the fairer sex on different n ... More >>

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    July 9, 2014

    Community of Floating Mansions May Come to a Miami-Dade Lake

    Most of the land in Miami-Dade is artificially dried out swampland and man-made barrier islands. So it seems like its Dade's destiny to one day be home to the first community of floating mansions in America. According to the Biscayne Times, Dutch Docklands USA has submitted plans to create Amillara ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Jenny Lewis: "I'm Single and Ready to Mingle"

    Jenny Lewis certainly knows a little something about the art of performance. A former child actress born to show business parents, she's been in the spotlight since she was a toddler, first as a child actor and later at the helm of indie-pop sensations Rilo Kiley with then-boyfriend Blake Sennett. ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Thirstie: New App Delivers Booze to Your Door

    Here's the scenario. You're having a little house party and you run out of tequila...or vodka...or beer. You could make a booze run before your friends turn on you like rabid wolverines, or you could order backup supplies on your iPhone with the new Thirstie app. The free app, created by Thirstie C ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Cheap Miami and the Magic of Cassettes: "Fans Feel Part of Something Sacred, Underground"

    Who said cassettes were dead? Definitely not Patrick Garcia and Michelle Grand, founders and owners of Miami-based record label Cheap Miami. "We started Cheap Miami around two years ago in the summer," says Garcia. "I envisioned it as a small project. I was looking to work with bands that I like ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Ikea Bringing Cafecito Truck to Miami: Free Coffee and Furniture Previews

    Ikea Miami's mega 416,000-square-foot quasi-city opens this summer in West Miami-Dade and the store, known for its Swedish meatballs and easy-on-the-wallet furniture with next-to-impossible names like Sniglar and Magnarp, is introducing itself to Miami by handing out...cafecito. We kid you not. The ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Could David Beckham Be Taking His Team to Broward?

    Last time Miami got a Major League Soccer team, it actually played in Fort Lauderdale. Could history be repeating itself? The Miami Herald reports David Beckham and his Miami Beckham United partners are set to talk to Broward County commissioners about the possibility of building a stadium there. ... More >>

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