Big Poppa E went down to Biscayne Bay and rowed his way to the land of dead legends. R.I.P., dude. But his fellow musicians in Miami have banded together to raise $10,000 for a student award in his name -- the Big Poppa E Music Scholarship Endowment Fund -- so that the kids of today can have an opp ... More >>
Everyone knows food trucks meet at Tobacco Road every first Saturday of the month, but February 4 is different because the trucks will convene to celebrate National Hot Breakfast Month.It's good to see that some people are taking unofficial food holidays seriously.Twelve trucks will compete for t ... More >>
HippyHoundDogAll decked out for FoodstockThis past weekend we set back the clock one hour. This coming weekend, we're setting the clock back even farther ... to 1969, a time when hippies chanted "make love, not war," traded love beads and ate street food. Let's put it this way, hippies were the ... More >>
It may strike you as odd that an artist who plays multi-stringed instruments -- like the tres, a six-stringed Cuban guitar, and the cuatro, a four-stringed Venezuelan guitar -- goes by the name Nil. But that doesn't mean Mr. Lara is synonymous with nada. His heyday was back in the '90s, but t ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Photo by Natalie MolinaGood news from The News Lounge! Getting happy just got easier and cheaper with the advent of what has to be one of the more generous happy ... More >>
via facebook.com/nillaraLongtime Miami music fans approaching an impending "certain age" may forever speak wistfully about the early '90s South Beach scene around the Stephen Talkhouse, and the local star it birthed: Nil Lara. Yes, it was a hallowed time, and Lara, the scene's perceived savi ... More >>
You didn't get the final slot to be a Top Chef judge this season? Well this Friday is your chance to live out your dream and vote for the best dishes being served during Coral Gables Restaurant Week. Tonight, Taste of the Gables returns for the third year in a row featuring over 20 restaurants al ... More >>
via myspace.com/spamallstarsSpam Allstars headline Jazid's second anniversary party night. While people complain about the lack of live music in town, and (usually) the same people complain about going to South Beach for anything, Jazid is a lone soldier quietly battling to prove these naysayers ... More >>
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A Tale of Two Concerts
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Where are they now: The Nil Lara update
How can Miami ever develop a decent music scene when its best bands keep leaving town?
They induced the best national acts to play in a small barroom, and now they're shutting down. Blame the owners. Blame the Beach. Blame yourself.
Local rockers draw support from clubs, radio stations, record stores -- and the Burdines marketing department
Nil and Beluga Blue ride out the storm of stardom
All things considered, the Tanqueray Rocks debacle finishes smooth
Nil Lara and Beluga Blue win the Tanqueray Rocks talent contest. And then they lose.
Live bands. Loud crowds. High energy. All of it crawling out from under a local rock.
All local bands sound the same and it don't rain in Miami in the summertime
Skimming the cream of the Miami scene, from underwear to overdone