Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is no stranger to fashion provocation, but gauging by the reaction from his stroll into Chicago's United Center last night in a tailored Gucci suit that featured ankle-flashing capri pants, you would have assumed he'd shown up in a rainbow Speedo and glittery suspenders. ... More >>
After just a few months of business, Gelato-Go is already beginning to turn up on local radars.
It's a gelateria. So what? Miami has tons of them.
"But none of these serve good gelato," argues partner Alessandro Alvino, who knows a thing or two about gelato having grown up in Milan.
Unlike oth ... More >>
Chad Weller, a Miami-based ultra athlete and running coach, has kept to a vegan diet for 18 of his 35 years on earth. He's been an endurance runner for 15 of those, and has competed in more than one hundred races to date, 10 of which were 100-milers. He's got 20 races and two more 100-mile competiti ... More >>
In the effort to marry food and fashion, Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village will be flying in sommeliers and designers and pairing them with chef Marco Stabile for Wine & Fashion Florence Week October 8 through 12.
The organizers of the five-day event have hopes that it can be as popular a ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
Ni.Do. Mozzarella Bar opened quietly in MiMo last month -- no press release, no big party. It's just a quiet little café buried in one of the area's gentrified strip malls, where the place happens to make its own mozzarella. It's a pretty space, offering a comfortable spot to rest for a few hours o ... More >>
Admittedly, we were nervous about Jacuzzi Boys' upcoming European tour. But we quickly changed our tone when Hardly Art assured us it'd be a land-based trek. Phew, what a relief.
European tours can be a real bummer. Shitty guides recklessly leading you into dangerously shallow waters, shoddy sa ... More >>
When Soho Beach House decided to open a Cecconi's concept there a year ago, one could hear a collective sigh across the 305. "Another Italian restaurant?" we asked. "Why?" After all, our city has more than its fair share of spaghetti slingers and pizza pirates.But then we heard the executive chef ... More >>
Despite the fact he may have already gotten legally married, Chris Bosh is officially walking down the aisle with Adrienne Williams next month. Like any respectable sports star, Bosh had to have one hell of a bachelor party. A four-day trip to Las Vegas that Bosh dubbed "The Hangover 3" included ... More >>
MySpace.comOur tuxedo T-shirts were in the washTo prevent confusion in our readership, Alesana is not some drop-dead gorgeous model hailing out of Milan. Nope. In actuality, Alesana is six somewhat-OK-looking guys from North Carolina who do the post-hardcore thing with some gusto and panache. Tak ... More >>
Courtesy of Valentino: The Last Emperor
Valentino inspects a crimson masterpiece.Fashion weeks are like assholes -- nearly every city has them. And while the offerings from New York, Paris, and Milan are hands down the most influential, it's hard to ignore our Funkshion and Rock Fashion wh ... More >>
Jane's AddictionA Cabinet of Curiositieswww.janesaddiction.comJane's Addiction is of those bands that, although its members don't especially like each other anymore, wields an influence simply too great to allow the band to stay broken up. The game-changing L.A. quartet that treated alternative rock ... More >>
Maybe it was a natural let-down after thoroughly dominating the 12th ranked Florida Gators over the weekend. Perhaps it was the fact that Qdoba provided the pre-game meal, which can't possibly be good per-game chow. Or maybe URI pitcher Eric Smith is just that great.
Whatever the reason, the Rh ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that should ... More >>