Miami Beach may have found its new police chief. CBS Miami confirms that current Aurora, Colorado, police chief Dan Oates has been selected by city manager Jimmy Morales to take over for retiring Chief Raymond Martinez. Though, the city commission must vote on the matter before he officially takes o ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins have been in prime damage-control mode in the two weeks since a review determined their locker room was a hellish cross between Abu Ghraib and the Alpha Beta frat house from Revenge of the Nerds. Bully-in-chief Richie Incognito is long gone, head coach Joe Philbin took his lumps a ... More >>
Hip-hop is a rich and varied culture. It's more than just the music, encompassing street art, DJing, fashion, and most definitely dancing. But this ain't the '90s, B. In recent years, the music has become mad ig'nant, and the b-boys have followed. Almost every shitty new rap song comes with its o ... More >>
Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>
Oh my god, bruh. On Wednesday, the world was blessed with a rare speech, straight from the heart of the swag-est, most gorgeous rapper alive, Lil B the Based God. Some people said he didn't deserve to speak at prestigious NYU, but he proved them wrong with an hour and a half of free-styled positi ... More >>
Alright, we know what you're thinking. There's no way you'll ever admit to liking a Justin Bieber song. He's a twerp, a too-eager evil of the YouTube generation. But hear us out ... On the new single, "Boyfriend," from his forthcoming third album, Believe, the Biebz demonstrates a new ridiculousl ... More >>
There's been a lot of chatter on the internet about swag rapper Lil B Based God's upcoming guest lecture at NYU. Come April 11, the master chef pretty boy himself will impart what he told Fuse, "a real progressive talk and when everybody leaves, their lives will be changed." You may b ... More >>
Laine Doss Green and beautiful.When I was a student at New York University, my boyfriend and I used to eat cheap Mexican food practically every day. At Panchito's on MacDougal Street you could get a giant platter of nachos and guacamole for about $6. Plus, they served alcohol to minors wit ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenCheck out the full 30-photo Vampire Weekend slideshow.Vampire WeekendWith the Very Best and Beach HouseWednesday, October 13, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: Madras cocktails and self-loathing at a WASP family gathering. (Probably?)Enough verbiage has been devoted to p ... More >>
There's already the rather loose connection of Governor candidate Rick Scott to Playboy Mexico, and now it seems there's a more direct connection between current Governor and Senate candidate Charlie Crist to the raunchier Penthouse magazine. According to Politico, the CEO of the adult brand will ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanLourdes Castro teaching knife skills at B.C.A. She's a real cut-up! Okay, not really.Expect a different type of three-parter this time around. We'll start off with a brief interview about the cooking school with Lourdes Castro, the Biltmore Culinary Academy's founding direct ... More >>
How do you sum up your day in 140 characters on Twitter? At the 140 Character Conference in New York Tuesday and Wednesday, live, ten-minute speakers spread out from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Luckily, there were no mentions of what anyone was eating or how much someone loves Justin Bieber. Everything Twitte ... More >>
Six years ago, county voters gave the Miami Art Museum $100 million to build a new home at Bicentennial Park. There were no specifics on the ballot, or time-lines, but in the flush times of the early aughts it was another one of those 'Sounds good and why not' votes.The new museum would be a cult ... More >>
Young prodigy Nicolas Jaar has enjoyed unprecedented international acclaim in the last couple years through his association with the Wolf Lamb collective and a growing body of work widely praised for its distinctive and genre-defying sound. Born in NYC and raised in Chile, Jaar found equal part ... More >>
Photo by Joe Lederer, courtesy of ImageMovers Digital, LLCJack Rapke (L) on the set with Director Robert ZemeckisWhen he's not cheering on the Dolphins, Miami-native Jack Rapke is calling the shots at ImageMovers Digital, the film studio he founded in 1998 with Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey. ... More >>
Miami Beach's own Brett Ratner holds the questionable distinction of being Hollywood's reigning hack director. Critics abhor the filmmaker for brining an unsatisfactory ending to the X-Men trilogy, stretching racial stereotypes into the three-film Rush Hour series, and helming Red Dragon, the mos ... More >>
Wikicommons "Puppy" by Jeff Koons, BilbaoMiami Art Museum is two-for-two in 2009 lectures.On March 15, the museum delivered artist Richard Tuttle, and next Sunday, August 2nd at 3 p.m., it'll host Thomas Crow.Crow is the Rosalie Solow professor of modern art history at the Institute ... More >>
For one night, the "Pope of Trash" reigns over South Beach.
The excellent New York quartet Locksley opens for Rooney tonight (along with the Bridges) at Revolution. Still unsigned, thanks to their catchy Brit-inflected power pop, and a fierce penchant for self-promotion, the band already boasts an enviable string of high-profile television appearances and to ... More >>
Rooney and Locksley snap and crackle at Revolution.
Haters and lawsuits threaten Miami's infamous celebrity gossip export.
Infamous rock promoter hits the airwaves for a locals-only radio show.
Why you should let GableStage ruin your week
An MTV takeover results in better bands, random absurdity, and ... videos
Theater fest expands dramatically
New art space enters our atmosphere
Anderson's film is like its characters: flawed genius
Sonny Rollins is fiery as ever
The City (La Ciudad)
Why Cubans Call the Ministry of Culture the "Mystery of Culture"
Goodbye rock-and-roll landmark, hello upscale watering hole
The Beastie Boys get phat