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    August 15, 2014

    Eight Protesters Arrested at Miami Federal Courthouse During Michael Brown Demonstration UPDATE

    Eight protesters were arrested at the James Lawrence King Federal Justice Building in downtown Miami Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of demonstrators met in downtown Miami across from the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus to peacefully demand an end to police brutality in response to the ongoing unre ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    Why Wynwood is Miami's Best Dining Neighborhood

    Wynwood, why you so cool? Even in this scorching summer heat, you keep us refreshed with all your laid back bars that don't overcharge for drinks. When I've gone over my limit and need something to sober me up on the weekends, you stay up late like a spoiling mom and comfort me with 'shroom buns and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Ciel Eau Pool Party at Fifty at the Viceroy: "A Little Bit of Ibiza in Miami"

    Impeccable sound, killer views of the Magic City, and "water in the sky" ... That's what you'll find 50 stories above sea level at Ciel Eau at Fifty at the Viceroy Hotel. "It's actually pronounced cielo," explains Alex Butler, the musical mastermind behind the Sunday pool bash. "Its literal transla ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    New County Budget Would Cut Police Layoffs, Cost PAMM $1.5 Million

    Amid searing criticism from the Miami-Dade County police union for a budget that had slated layoffs for nearly a quarter of its force, County Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed a revised plan last night that would see the number of layoffs reduced by half, with a chunk of the savings coming at the expens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul on Da Mafia 6ix, Working With ICP, and "Keeping It Grimy"

    Oceans of blood, purple syrup, and pounding bass pervade every monstrous track by Three Six Mafia, currently touring as Da Mafia 6ix. Straight outta Memphis and thuggin', DJ Paul's notorious crew of head smashers are a riotous force to be reckoned with. And like any great high-speed chase, you eith ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Miami-Dade Police May Start Wearing Body Cameras

    In the wake of the Michael Brown saga in Missouri, more than 185,000 people have signed a Change.org petition that would require all police officers to wear body cameras. Well, those body cameras could be coming to the Miami-Dade Police Department as soon as next year.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Slow Food Miami Accepting Nominations for Snail of Approval Awards

    Just a few short years ago, Miami's food scene wasn't exactly known as a thriving mecca of locavore cuisine. Even with its proximity to oceans teeming with fish and farms that raised everything from tropical fruit to cattle, South Florida establishments ordered more from Sysco than farmer Joe. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Miami-Dade Adding 150 Red-Light Cameras

    Two bills to prohibit red-light traffic cameras failed to pass Florida's legislature this spring. And now Miami-Dade officials have taken the initiative to place an additional 150 cameras at intersections throughout the county. See also: Rick Scott Signs Bill To Make Red-Light Cameras Slightly Less ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Miami Is the World Capital of What?

    Lots of cities claim to be the world capital of something or other. Las Vegas is the world capital of gambling. Nashville, the world capital of country music. New York can be called the world capital of finance, media, and culture. But what about Miami? Well, the most common answer is "world capit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    City of Miami PD to Hundreds of County Cops Facing Layoffs: Come Join Us

    Next Tuesday 400 Miami-Dade County police officers will gather in a large banquet hall at FIU's football stadium in University Park, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday. The occasion? A frank talk about the officers' future unemployment. Under county mayor Carlos Gimenez's current proposed budget, 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    "They Just Didn't Sell:" Richard Hales' Struggle to Keep Blackbrick an Authentic Chinese Eatery

    There's little doubt Miami's dining ecosystem has expanded and improved by light years in only a decade or two. Chef-driven concepts and smartly sourced ingredients aren't as pervasive as many would like, but they're here and thriving. However, gastropubs continue reproducing like rabbits. Miami di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Seven Years of Safe Miami: "Leading People Who Trust Us Into the Unknown"

    Miami's underground dance music scene owes many hard-working local promotions visionaries, many of which have come and gone. But one crew that has stood the test of time, while standing out for its bold, forward-thinking musical programming, is SAFE. Since launching in 2006, these trailblazing tast ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014
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    August 13, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    Pop the bubbly and gather up your crew ... It's Hump Day! Before you know it, you'll find yourself raging like a college kid, drinking bottle after bottle of champagne, and grinding up on strangers. Until then, here are Miami's six best club bashes to help get your party juices flowing. See also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2014

    Justin Bieber To Plead Guilty Today To DUI, Attend Anger Management Course In Miami

    Crack open a Molson, Miami -- our long Canadian nightmare is finally coming to an end. Justin Bieber, the tweeny-bopping scourge of South Beach, is reportedly set to plead guilty this afternoon to driving under the influence. Bieber was arrested in January after police say he and his crew blocked of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Rolando Aedo Talks Miami Spice: "The More People Celebrating Food in Miami, the Better"

    Miami Spice, the two-month promotion that offers value-priced meals at 174 Miami-area restaurants, is in full swing. Sponsored by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, the promotion continues throughout August and September and offers diners a three-course lunch for $23 and dinner for $3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Miami Mediterranean Cuisine Is the Best Place for a Gyro in SoBe

    If you're going to Sultan Mediterranean Cuisine in SoBe for your gyro, kebab, and falafel fix, you're doing it wrong. The far lesser-known place Miami Mediterranean Cuisine has tastier food, is open late (2 a.m.), offers free delivery (if the order is over $15), and costs about half the price. It m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Miami's Top Ten Jazz Musicians

    We've been having some fun lately with these "Best of All Time" lists. But today, we will refrain from saying these jazz musicians were/are the best of all time. No, they are jazz musicians of note who made Miami their home. A best-of-all-time list would be way too long, and to explain that, I will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Man Stabbed Outside Mekka Nightclub

    In the early hours of Sunday outside of Mekka Nightclub in Miami's 24-hour downtown entertainment district, a confrontation involving two different groups of friends ended up with one man stabbing another. The victim, 31 year-old Marlon Sanchez, is listed in critical condition at Jackson Memorial ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: From Free Peach Bellinis and Recipes to the Regent's Cocktails

    Another day, another meal. Even though your weekend fun has come and gone, there's a whole new set of to-dos and places to eat -- perhaps scratching some Miami Spice spots off your list (might want to skip these places, though). This week, we're taking you on a little international tour, from eati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Key West Lobsterfest: We Chased That Tail (Photos)

    The tagline for the Key West Lobsterfest is "A Celebration of our favorite Crustacean!" and that was reason enough for us to chase that tail. The four-day celebration really hit the streets this past Saturday with a concert and street fair open to the public. There were lobster tacos, lobster mac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Miami's Baez Kicks Off Crossfade's New DJ Podcast Series

    We here at Crossfade are proud to introduce our new DJ podcast series today. Each month, we will be showcasing exclusive new mixes by those who call the 305 home -- from local nightclub residents to up-and-coming talent. The first installment in our series comes courtesy of Miami clubland mainstay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Pop-Tarts, Pop-Ups, and Brunch

    It's another Friday and this weekend's theme is all about the pop-up...and brunch (because there's no such thing as a weekend without a few mimosas). It's a good time to try out the new pop-ups in town and, because we're into instant gratification, we're inviting you to start the weekend immediatel ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

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

    Round up your shot glasses and pour the tequila ... It's Friday! And since payday is an entire week away, and we're all, well, broke, we're gonna sing the blues with Juke at the Stage, have a chaotic rock meltdown at Churchill's, do the "bump 'n' hustle" at the Pickle, and party on the cheap with t ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

    Gavanna Nightclub Relaunches Saturday with Entirely New Club Experience

    Miamians don't wait until they really need one to get a face lift. Sometimes, it's more fun to just change things up because you can. The same rule applies to Miami nightlife, and international Latin entertainment destination Gavanna Nightclub is keeping the spice in its relationship with its patro ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014
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    August 7, 2014
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    August 7, 2014

    Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to Miami Spice 2014

    Miami Spice is officially upon us. For foodies across Miami, the concept of three-course meals at the city's finest eateries (at prices mere mortals can afford) is worth waiting ten months for. For the meatless among us, however, it can feel a little lonely. But the landscape is getting better for ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014
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    August 6, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    Living in Miami is pretty much like living in paradise. You've got some of the nicest beaches in the world, celebrities on almost every street corner, and a plethora of beautiful faces and bods. But one of the greatest perks of living in the Magic City are all of the parties we get to crash. Just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Is Prost Wurstgrill & Bierhouse Closed?

    Prost Wurstgrill & Bierhouse, the sausage and brewski restaurant that opened in Brickell just about a month ago, has closed. See also: Prost Wurstgrill & Bierhouse Holds a Sausage Fest

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Miami's High Line? A Ten-Mile "Linear Park" Could Come to South Florida

    If a South Florida group has their way, Miami is about to get a whole lot greener. The Greenlink Project would create the largest linear park ever, one that would stretch 10 miles long from Brickell to Dadeland right underneath the Metrorail. "The vision is to connect eight transit stations to one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    IKEA Miami to Open August 27: The Top Ten Items for Foodies to Buy

    It's official! IKEA will open its Miami location Wednesday, August 27. The home-goods giant adjacent to Dolphin Mall will feature 416,000 square feet of stylish, low-cost furniture and home accessories. But did you know that lurking amid those 10,000 items for sale is a foodie paradise? For tricki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Miami Bass: An Abbreviated History, According to Joe Stone

    Bass parties were invented when people started stretching animal skins, beating them with sticks, and dancing around the fire back in the Flintstones days. In Miami during the 1980s, that beat became electronic and it was called bass music. The style has spawned global phenomenons, like Gucci Crew' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    Tuesday is National Oyster Day: Get the Best Shucking Deals Around Town

    Look alive, Miami. It's time for another made-up food holiday and all the prime-priced perks that come with it. If you're all about shucking and slurping, then get excited: National Oyster Day is tomorrow. Tons of places are serving up specials in celebration of the briny aphrodisiac. Whether you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    This Week's Best Eats and Drinks: Spiaggia Pop-up at Harry's Pizzeria and Miami Manhattans at Living Room

    If you've been Miami Spicing it up all weekend, good job. If you haven't, what are you waiting for? Are 174 restaurant menus at half off not enough for you to eat your way during the week? It's time to Pac-Man chomp your way through these deals. See also: The Good of Miami Spice 2014, Part One

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2014

    The Great of Miami Spice 2014, Part Two

    Miami Spice's can't miss menus have two things in common: value and creativity. They offer interesting ingredients in combinations that make you eager to learn more and share them with friends. They're also a steal. You're looking for good range of selections at restaurants where a single course ca ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • 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

    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 >>

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