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    October 31, 2014

    Critical Mass Tonight: Watch Out for Cyclists Wearing Halloween Costumes

    If you see ghosts and goblins flying around town tonight, don't be alarmed. Demonic spirits haven't slipped out of Hell and stolen hipsters' fixies. Instead, it's just a special Halloween edition of Critical Mass. That's right. The year's most frightening holiday happens to fall on the last Friday ... More >>

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    October 31, 2014

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

    Rise and shine, you little monsters ... It's Halloween! With All Hallows' Eve falling on a Friday this year, you may have already spent most of your cash on candy corn shots and Pixie Stix. That doesn't mean you'll have to stay home and give away free candy to all those trick-or-treaters who'll co ... More >>

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    October 31, 2014

    Feds Are Watching Florida Polls For Voting Problems Next Week

    Let's be honest: Florida is to fair and well-run polling as Kanye West is to humble and modest self-image. We're just not very good at it. You don't even have to go back to the Dubya-crowning recount debacle for evidence of Sunshine State voting ineptitude. Just transport yourself back to 2012, when ... More >>

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    October 31, 2014

    Why Halloween Is Miami's Most Stressful Holiday

    It's Halloween, and Riptide has decided to go as the scariest costume we can think of: A Thought Catalog or Elite Daily writer! Spooky! Because the best costumes are things that scare the hell out of you, but also on some level resonate with you. Yes, it's time for an overly earnest and yet someho ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    A Piece of Metal From Miami May Have Just Solved the Amelia Earhart Mystery

    On June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart lifted off from an airfield in Hialeah, bound on the ambitious round-the-world flight from which she would never return. Scholars and enthusiasts have spent the past seven decades arguing about what happened to the aviation pioneer, and this week one prominent Earhart ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    Sidebar Opening in Former PAX Space

    Remember Bar? It was the nightlife spot on NE 14th Street that became one of the city's most infamous watering holes until it closed in July 2011. A lot of people were involved with it, but the main contributors were Raul Sanchez (now of Peachfuzz fame), Pres Rodriguez, and the onetime Miami galle ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    Miami's Six Best Club Parties This Week

    Halloween may be just a few days away, but in the Magic City, the freak show never ends. So grab your crew of bikini clad monsters and tri-breasted vampires and get your spook on. Here are the six best club parties going down this week, from Drake and Marco Carola at Story to Sander Kleinenberg at ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    New Times Is Looking For an Arts and Culture Editor

    Miami New Times is looking for a writer and editor to oversee coverage of all things related to art, theater, and other cultural happenings in America's hottest city. The job entails working closely with a pool of freelancers to produce Night Day, our weekly print guide to the city, while editing, w ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    New Times Is Looking For an Arts and Culture Editor

    Miami New Times is looking for a writer and editor to oversee coverage of all things related to art, theater, and other cultural happenings in America's hottest city. The job entails working closely with a pool of freelancers to produce Night Day, our weekly print guide to the city, while editing, w ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    New Times Is Looking For an Arts and Culture Editor

    Miami New Times is looking for a writer and editor to oversee coverage of all things related to art, theater, and other cultural happenings in America's hottest city. The job entails working closely with a pool of freelancers to produce Night Day, our weekly print guide to the city, while editing, w ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    Motorcyclist Loses Control During Wheelie Spree, Falls Off I-95 to His Death

    Motorcyclist performing death-defying stunts at high speeds while weaving in and out of regular traffic on I-95 is not, unfortunately, an unusual sight in Miami, but last night those tricks proved deadly for one man. Police say the man, either 25 or 26, lost control of his bike while driving at hig ... More >>

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    October 28, 2014

    Miami Ranked One of the Worst Cities to Survive a Zombie Attack

    Zombies don't exist. The closest thing we've seen in real life is that guy on bath salts who ate a guy's face. Which, of course, happened here in Miami. Yet, that man survived. Somehow, though, Miami has ranked in the bottom ten cities in which it would be best to survive a zombie attack.

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    October 27, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Rockabilly Bands of All Time

    There is more to Miami's music scene than meets the eye. But surely, no one thinks, Rockabilly!, when the Magic City is mentioned. What a damn shame, because our city's seen its fair share of quality rockabilly acts. Modern Miami certainly betrays its Southern roots and rockabilly thrived here bet ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias With J Balvin - American Airlines Arena, Miami

    Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull With J Balvin and the Jump Smokers American Airlines Arena, Miami Sunday, October 26, 2014 Better Than: Staying home "Bailando" to YouTube videos and listening to your drunk friend talk shit. When Enrique Iglesias chatted with Crossfade earlier this month, el cantante wa ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    New on the Menu at Blue Collar, the Federal, and Tongue and Cheek

    As we move from summer to fall, many local restaurants are taking a heartier approach that is supposed to make us all feel like we are seeing the leaves falling from trees and the temperatures drop... as if it were the time of year when the jeans and long-sleeve shirts come out to play. Lack of M ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

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

    You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and just know it's gonna be a great day? It's called Friday. And since you're so pumped up right now ... We figured you may be up for a little challenge: Crash every single party listed on our Ten Under $10 weekend party guide. Best of luck, k ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Miami-Dade's Sex Offender Law Challenged in Federal Court by ACLU

    In 2007, Miami New Times first documented the unintended side effect of Miami-Dade County's strict laws about where convicted sex offenders can live: Namely, that dozens of men were forced by law to live under the Julia Tuttle Causeway in squalid conditions. The men were eventually moved out amid na ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Miami Has the Least Toilets Per Capita of Any Major U.S. City

    The internet is constantly ranking cities to the point where we wonder if there's any criteria left to rate cities by. Well, Real Estate firm Redfin has come up with a novel ranking: toilets per capita. As it turns out, Miami has the least amount of residential toilets per capita of any of the maj ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Tobacco Road: A Seven-Part, 102-Year History

    Legend has it that Miami was just 15 years old when the city's mayor lost its first liquor license in an illegal poker game with a Miccosukee card shark. Now, 102 years later, that document has been to hell and back, and Tobacco Road is proof. The joint has been a reckless, lawless haven for liquo ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Halloween 2014 Parties

    Oh, Halloween. A night where blood-sucking vampires dressed in black and red pasties and fishnet stalkings fist pump alongside flesh-eating zombies, where half-naked camo girls grind up on shredded Top Gun pilots, where sexy superheroes down candy corn jello shots alongside evil villains. Yeah, i ... More >>

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    October 23, 2014

    Fox Theme Park, Miami Wilds, Wants $13.5 Million in County Money

    When news broke that County Mayor Carlos Giminez was mulling a plan to give millions in subsidies to the oddly shaped SkyRise observation tower, his administration also noted it wanted to shepherd money to 20th Century Fox's plan to build a theme park on land near Zoo Miami. But details were scarce. ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Lots of Young, Educated People Are Moving to Miami, and They're Living Near Downtown

    For years, a prevailing knock on Miami has been that the young and educated move away in a perpetual brain drain to towns with more diverse, tech-driven economies. Sure, the Magic City is lovely, they said, if you want to work in real estate or restaurants. Well, a new study throws cold water on t ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    Tobacco Road Closing, Becoming Bar Aboard Norwegian Cruise Ship in 2015

    Only three days till Tobacco Road closes. But today, a press conference was held at the almost-102-year-old club to reaffirm that "Miami's oldest bar will live on." As reported by Crossfade seven months ago, the Road's staff, led by general manager Joel Rivera, plans to raise money and move to 69 ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    Miami Police Could Start Steroid Testing Cops Next Month

    Last week, New Times revealed at least two Miami Police officers had been customers of Biogenesis, the notorious Coral Gables steroid clinic at the heart of Major League Baseball's biggest doping scandal, and that a former Florida Department of Health investigator refused to involve the force in his ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    Meet Miami's Plastic Pinks: A Video Interview

    There's always talk of III Points' dance music acts, but the annual Wynwood festival does a lot to pay tribute to Miami's rock scene as well. It's important to give our local bands time to shine, and we were stoked to catch up with groovy garage rockers Plastic Pinks, whom you may have seen tear th ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    Katherine Fernandez Rundle Fails Miami's Blacks

    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 Miami's state attorney has fooled African-Americans in the city. On Memorial Day 2011, cops from Miami Beach and Hialeah f ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    Toro Toro Offers Free Drinks During Top Shelf Cocktail Competition

    Toro Toro, the restaurant located in the swanky InterContinental, is currently competing in the semifinals of the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Top Shelf Cocktail Competition. The contest is between all of the North American InterContinental hotels in a bid to create Bacardi-inspired drinks. The ... More >>

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    October 21, 2014

    MTV EMA 2014 Broadcasting From Miami: Nick Jonas, Jake Miller, Fifth Harmony

    Contrary to popular belief, Miami is not part of South America. Nor is it in Europe. But that's not stopping MTV from kicking off its Europe Music Awards with a special live pre-party, straight from the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park. The big show is being staged in Glasgow, Scotland, but th ... More >>

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    October 20, 2014

    Could Miami's Condo Boom Actually Help City Battle Effects of Climate Change?

    Seemingly every discussion of Miami's recent development boom includes someone sneering, "Yeah, and all those condo lobbies will be underwater in 100 years." And every discussion of the potentially devastating effects of global warming on South Florida comes with someone quipping, "And yet they ke ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Is Miami To Blame For the Adult Film Industry's Latest HIV Scare?

    Could Miami's porn industry be responsible for the adult film industry's latest HIV scare? On Wednesday, the American adult film industry ground to a halt after reports that an actor may have contracted the virus. The Free Speech Coalition, an industry trade association based in California, announc ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

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

    Shorter days, cooler nights, and 70-degree temperature... Yep, fall has (kinda?) begun in the Magic City! And to top it all off, on the weekend! So take advantage of the not-as-humid Miami weather and party it up with the ten best things to do under $10, from sweet jams with Harmonik at the Little ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Seed Food & Wine Festival 2014: What to See and Where to Park

    Tomorrow marks a big day for Miami -- finally, the red headed stepchild of the culinary world comes into her own. Seed Food & Wine Festival is bringing a truckload of plant-based vendors, celebrities, experts and eats to Midtown Miami. For once, the 305 is ahead of the game. Take that, Portland! T ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Cafe Tacvba's 20ReCT25 Tour, Celebrating 25th Anniversary - Olympia Theater, Miami

    Café Tacvba 20ReCT25 USA Tour Olympia Theater at Gusman Center, Miami Thursday, October 16, 2014 Last night, Mexican rock band Café Tacvba kicked off its 20ReCT25 Tour at the Olympia Theater in downtown Miami. This tour is a celebration of the band's 25th anniversary, as well as the 20 years si ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    ¡Mursday! Is Murs and ¡Mayday!

    What do you get when you combine a veteran rapper from LA with a hip-hop group from Miami? Nothing less than the celebration of sound known as Mursday! The creative relationship between Mayday! and Murs goes back to the band's first album, "Take Me To Your Leader", which featured Murs on the track ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    The Cities of Florida, Ranked

    After ranking all 34 cities within Miami-Dade County, we couldn't help but wonder where the major cities of Florida would stack up. So we decided to answer that question ourselves, naturally. Because what fun is the internet without arbitrary rankings? So we assembled a list of Florida's most nota ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    Ten Best Dinners Under $15 in Miami

    The economy is improving, but let's face it -- the recovery has yet to hit the young, urban demographic. It's a constant struggle out there, made no easier by the desire to treat your date to the standard weekend dinner out on the town. Between valet, drinks, appetizers, mains, dessert, and tip, the ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Six Best Club Parties in Miami This Week

    It's Hump Day! For every other city, that's just a catchy name given to the mid-week slump. But for us here in Miami, it's the start of the unofficial weekend kick-off. So party it up at the six best club bashes going down this week, from Diddy and Calvin Harris at Story to Apollonia at Space. Se ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Social Club at the Surfcomber Serves More Than Cocktails

    When you think of the Surfcomber, you probably have flashbacks of Winter Music Conference pool parties and bouncing beach balls. But that's in the past. Now the classy Social Club is serving modern American fare with Southern flair. The chef behind it is Blair Wilson, who was chef de cuisine at Jac ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Burgers & Bordeaux at DB Bistro: A Meal for the Price of a Sandwich

    Miamians look forward to October for many reasons. It means the weather finally begins to cool. It's an excuse to indulge in pumpkin everything. And of course there's All Hallows' Eve and its festivities, candy, booze, and haunted houses. There's another reason to love the tenth month: foie gras an ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Julio Cabrera Mentoring Young Miami Bartenders

    Most people take time to consider the care taken by the chef to prepare their meals. But, until recently, the same respect wasn't always afforded to bartenders. But if you really think about what's in that cocktail, you'll find the same, if not more attention to detail. Before a bartender serves you ... More >>

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    October 15, 2014

    Coach Suspended for Using Coffin Parade as Intimidation Technique During Youth Football Game

    The Miami Gardens Ravens were gearing up to take on the Carol City Chiefs at Miami Carol City Park. Both teams plays in the Flo Rida-sponsored Florida Youth Football League, which includes children as young as five. The park was packed with families. Then something odd appeared. Young girls in pin ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Miami Ranked As Having Most Attractive, Second Snobbiest Residents in America

    Apparently to outsiders, Miami is intimidating. We're that hottie you see at the bar and work up your confidence all night to go talk to only to be instantly shut down. At least that's the impression we get from Travel Leisure's 2014 version of America's Favorite Cities survey. The magazine's gl ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    New on the Menu at the Dutch, Eating House, and Pubbelly Sushi

    Miami is all about looking beautiful, knowing the it spots, and keeping up with the Perezes. Sometimes you don't need a full facelift, but maybe a small nip and tuck. And just like the beautiful people of Miami, restaurants feel the need to keep it new, eye-catching, and updated. So what's new on t ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Miami Police May Start Testing for Steroid Abuse After New Times Report

    Our cover story this week is Tim Elfrink's latest dip into the apparently never-ending pool of scandal surrounding the Coral Gables "anti-aging" clinic turned one-stop steroids shop Biogenesis. Amongst the latest scoops: Miami Police Department officers turned up on the client lists of Tony Bosch's ... More >>

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