As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>
The big game is this Sunday in New Orleans and the Big Easy is filled with fans lining the streets to celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Mardi Gras style.Sure, fans lucky enough to have scored a ticket to the game get to see the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in person, but the ... More >>
There are a lot of disadvantages to being a woman: you are paid less, bear children (OK, that one's not all bad), and you must pee sitting down. It's a rough life. Given this state of affairs, drinking for free is the least the fairer sex deserves.
Luckily, lots of places in Miami bow to the femini ... More >>
The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, hoping to get rich.
By the size of the crowd at yesterday's BurgerFi friends and family event in Aventura (18139 Biscayne Boulevard), you would think the burgers were made of gold bullion instead of free-range, grass-fed beef.The Aventura BurgerFi is the sixth restaurant in the chain, which itself is just over a year o ... More >>
The Miami Heat play the Indiana Pacers tonight with an 8 p.m. tip-off. With a 2-2 tie, fans not lucky enough to have scored tickets will be glued to the television for this game.There are several options for you to get out and cheer on the team to white-hot victory. Here are a few of the places offe ... More >>
Fly that rainbow flag!
Over the next three days and nights, Miami Beach is gonna be totally flooded with gay pride as bears, twinks, lovely les ladies, trans babes, and legacy couples -- not to mention grand marshal Chaz Bono, one of the Pussycat Dolls, and futuristic pansexual divas on stilts -- c ... More >>
The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
Miami has never been known as a beer town -- but maybe having MillerCoors, the company known for beer brands such as Miller, Coors Light and Corona, move their Latin American headquarters from Bogota, Colombia to Miami, could change that perception. Miller will move 50 to 70 corporate employees f ... More >>
In Egypt, people rush the field and die about it.
In America, though, we celebrate our favorite sport with boatloads of liquor, oceans of beer, billions of chicken wings, and the robot who was once Madonna.
And obviously, it's way better to enjoy these all-American footballin' festiv ... More >>
One of the teams competing for the holy grail of football is the New York Giants, who are really from New Jersey. That's pretentious. The other team, the New England Patriots, presumably represents all six states of the region. This is like the Miami Dolphins calling themselves the Southeaster ... More >>
At the end of this week, two hordes of men who have suffered, bled, and fought for five months will meet on a neutral site to bash each others' heads in, to test the limits of their physical strength and stamina, all in the name of sport, conquest, and achieving the status of legend.But who cares ... More >>
photo courtesy of Green Box projectBeer companies are not exactly known for their intellectual appeal. Miller Lite's Tastes Great-Less Filling and Budweiser's Whassup? campaigns are only topped by Old Milwaukee's Swedish Bikini Team. We're not knocking it. The messages are loud, clear and effecti ... More >>
Do you ever get pangs of remorse after a long night of drinking? Swear that you'll never drink again, only to do it all over again the next night? Here's an excuse to actually drink without feeling bad. You'll still have a hangover, but it'll hurt a bit less, kind of. Join fellow lushes this Satu ... More >>
Or will ride for beer... Organizer Gary's an admitted beer snob.Riding a bike across the Venetian Causeway before sunset is one of the most wonderful things you can do in this city. Leisurely enjoyment of the clear skies, the Miami skyline, and a close-up view of Biscayne Bay is the cure to almost a ... More >>
Lovers of the open road, bicycles, and brews have patiently awaited the return of the Beer Snob Bicycle Pub Crawl. September was the last time a big group of jolly drinkers made their way from downtown to Miami Beach and back, sharing a beer (or four) with friends and strangers. The third crawl t ... More >>
Dustin AskinsDon't be a snob about renting a keg. No one's going to think you're Van Wilder's older, uglier brother. You're just thrifty. Providing libation for your closest 40 alcoholic buds during the Super Bowl can get pricey. In a crappy economy, the smartest way to go is with the money-saver ... More >>
Crazy Pianos, Crazy Pajamas -- could be funPut on your jammies this Saturday and head to Coconut Grove for the Great Grove Bed Race and Pajama Pub Crawl. Featured stops on the comfortable crawl will be Grove Spot; Sandbar Sports Grill; Tavern in the Grove; GreenStreet Cafe; Bice Bistro; Crazy Pia ... More >>
The Place: Flip Burger Bar 1699 NE 123rd St.North Miami305-741-3547flip-burgerbar.comThe Hours: Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.The Deals: Get two-for-one draft beers (reg. $3-$5), house wines (reg. $6-$8), and select bottles (reg. $3). Beers on draft include Miller Lite, Stella Artois, ... More >>
It's not as if carb-counting yuppies really need another reason to enjoy the 96-calorie, piss-colored wonder of Miller Lite. It's cold. It's crisp. It instantly satisfies that deep, preternatural thirst that we all have for mass-produced American pilsner. But have you ever noticed how hard it is ... More >>
via Fresh Beer on facebookDrink.Beer good. Local better.We started telling you about Fresh Beer Inc. yesterday. They are a local marketing, and wholesale distribution company specializing in craft beer in the tri-county area.Craft beer is a term for limited production, high quality beer, also kno ... More >>
Night Watch is a regularly-occurring nightlife column by Tara Nieuwesteeg.Boca is not renowned for much except its manicured shopping plazas, delicious lunch spots, and its armies of early-bird-special-seeking Q-tips who make the roads a little less safe and the frozen yogurt shops a little more ... More >>
via Miami New Times archives week of October 12 - 18, 1988 Alien Sex Fiend aka the Fucking Martians, ok we just made that up, were booked at Respectable Street Cafe in West Palm and the Cameo Theatre on Miami Beach back in 1988.The Miami New Times Concert Calendar from the week of October 12 - 18 ... More >>
image via LordKhan's flickr Not a whole lot of activity in the world of local food blogs lately. Guess everybody's on vacation. Well, not everybody. Here are some recent posts from the local food web.Will Jog For Food talks buffalo wings and hits La Marea for Miami Spice.Miami Dish interviews Che ... More >>
Rush- er, KC- valiantly burps down a heart attack during his July 4 concert at Landshark Stadium
Since 2007, the Marlins have held their "Super Saturday" free concerts after Saturday night home games in a ploy to get people to attend games even if not for the baseball. The concerts sometimes s ... More >>