North Miami Beach

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    November 7, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Outdoor Dining, Jazzy Brunch, and Tiki Drinks

    It's Friday, the weather is gorgeous, and there's lots to do in Miami. Why not have a romantic dinner under the stars..or try a tiki drink at Miami Beach's newest bar? From outdoor dining festivals to a smooth jazz brunch, here's the lowdown on the best things to eat and drink. Weekend starts no ... More >>

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    November 6, 2014
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    September 5, 2014

    Remains of Baby Found in Box Outside North Miami Gas Station

    A customer at a U-Gas station in North Miami made a grisly discovery this morning at about 5:45 a.m. The customer found a cardboard box inside a dumpster outside of the station and opened it up to find the body of a dead newborn baby inside. They immediately called 911.

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    August 28, 2014

    Ten Best Restaurants in North Miami Beach

    North Miami Beach is extremely confusing. First, its name is a misnomer. It is not part of Miami Beach (or North Beach) and no longer has a beach in its city limits. It is also distinctly different from neighboring, similarly named North Miami. Though Miami doesn't have a Chinatown, Thai Town, Jap ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Hong Kong Noodles and Hitching Post BBQ Among Six Dade Restaurants Closed for Health Violations

    Hong Kong Noodles in North Miami Beach and Hitching Post BBQ in Hialeah were among six restaurants in Miami-Dade closed last week for health violations. Other restaurants ordered to close include Jennifer's Cafeteria in North Miami Beach, Mindy Supermarket in Hialeah, Nacha Cafeteria in Allapattah, ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014
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    January 30, 2014
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    December 13, 2013

    Ricky Thai Bistro: Fresh Cooking in North Miami (Photos)

    Sometimes one street can hold a bounty of good restaurants, and lately Short Order has been doing a lot of good eating on North Miami's 123rd Street. Now we have another delicious spot to add to the list: Ricky Thai Bistro. Its owners have a love story that's eerily similar to Primo Trattoria Itali ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013
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    December 9, 2013

    Lutong Pinoy: Taste Filipino Cuisine in North Miami Beach (Photos)

    Sizzling pig's face -- that would be the best way to describe the Filipino dish called sizzling sisig. It's a sour, pungent recipe, one that employs minced hog's ears, snout, tongue, and brains. At Lutong Pinoy in North Miami Beach, you can try it with just ears and snout. See also: Francesco Resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Dress in Heat Gear, Get a Free Smashburger

    Can you believe it's playoff time again? And, of course, the Miami Heat are in it to win it. The Heat will open the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at American Airlines Arena, starting yet another quest for basketball domination.But why wait until Sunday ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    January 3, 2013
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    December 31, 2012

    Tax Refund Scams Plagued Miami-Dade In 2012

    With another tax season descending on us, you might want to secure your W-2 or 1099 a little tighter. Over the past 12 months, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami has uncovered more than a dozen rackets involved in stealing tax refund checks using stolen identities of social security applicants, eld ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012
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    August 28, 2012

    8 oz. Burger Bar Announces Inaugural Butchery and Beer Pairing Series

    Beer is good. Pork is better. And together, they make a fine pairing on the palate. That's the idea of the folks at 8 oz. Burger Bar in North Miami Beach. Their monthly series, including a three-course dinner, beer pairings -- and a butchery class for $75 per person -- begins September 10 at 8 ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    North Miami Strip Club Would Make Big Bird, Champagne Room Neighbors

    North Miami is stewing right now over an age-old question: Can Big Bird and Elmo co-exist with lap dances and champagne rooms? A proposed strip club with a full liquor license neighboring WPBT Channel 2's headquarters and a number of schools has residents fuming. Take Pastor Jack Hakimian, leader of ... More >>

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    April 24, 2012

    Swinging Richards Sues North Miami Beach for Discrimination

    Driving on NE 163rd Street in North Miami Beach, you can't help but notice that several shopping centers contain sex shops that boldly proclaim their wares. And for 22 years, city officials long ignored a local law that prohibited three strip clubs from serving alcohol alongside naked dancers. Anyon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Cane A'Sucre: North Miami's New Baguette Haven

    ​The North Miami corner that used to host Dogma, and before that, Pancho Villa, now holds four month old baguette sandwich shop, Cane A' Sucre, and it's quickly becoming North Miami's neighborhood joint. Owners/brothers Chef Michael and Sinuhe Vega, former owners of the Midtown spot Uva 69, previo ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Top Five North Miami-Dade Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.​​Our North Miami-Dade designation includes North Miami, North Miami Beach, Aventura and Sunny Isles. That's a wide swath of real estate, and ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Snackdown: Aventura/North Miami Beach vs. Midtown/Wynwood/Design District

    ​Over the next few weeks, Short Order will pair eight Miami-Dade neighborhoods in a "Snackdown". This is the fourth entry. Today pits Aventura against Midtown/Wynwood/and the Design District. Which one is the better neighborhood for dining?Read our arguments and VOTE! Tweet it. Facebook it. Google ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2012
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    November 8, 2011

    "Swinging Richards" Male Strip Club Concerns North Miami Beach Residents

    ​North Miami Beach residents aren't so concerned that there's a new gay strip joint in town. They're more concerned about the club's name: Swinging Richards. For you slow folk out there, that pretty much translates to "Swinging Dicks." While it's certainly an apt name for a male strip club, some r ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    West Nile Virus Claims Life of Brave Miami Sentinel Chicken

    ​Their bravery goes unheralded. Their story unheard. But Miami-Dade County's heroic corps of sentinel chickens is your first line of defense against mosquito-borne diseases, and one such chicken in North Miami came down with a fatal strain of West Nile virus, signaling a return of the disease to t ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    Brazilian Chain Giraffas Opens Stateside In North Miami, Midtown Next

    Giraffas The Tri Tip at Giraffas. ​Giraffas is beginning its U.S. domination with the first stateside location in North Miami (1821 NE 123rd St.) opening Monday. The 30-year-old Brazilian chain operates about 350 restaurants across the country, selling steaks and burgers in the "fast-c ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    North Miami Man Kills Wife While Kids Were Home

    ​Last night, an unidentified North Miami man killed his wife, then failed in his attempt to kill himself. Police say that the couple's three children, ages 4, 11, and 13, were home at the time. The children were unhurt, but one of the kids may have witnessed the father murdering his mother.

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    May 5, 2011

    Paul's Sub Shop To Slow Food Truck: You're A Dagger In My Heart

    Slow Food Truck's Owen Bass (on Left) is surprised to find local opposition to his truck.​Paul Ripa, owner of Paul's Sub Shop in North Miami Beach, was Googling North Miami Beach election results when he found something interesting -- a notice on the City's website announcing Slow Food Truck ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Sara's in North Miami Closed

    ​I'm late to the game here because Yelp has already announced the closure, but I want to write a quick requiem for Sara's, the kosher/vegetarian restaurant on NE 123rd Street in North Miami. I called today and the phone is disconnected and the website is gone. The place had the weirdest clientele ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    February 16, 2011

    North Miami Beach Official Martin King Does Perp Walk Over Misspent City Funds (Update)

    via Miami-Dade State Attorney's OfficeMartin King​Former North Miami Beach public services director Martin King was arrested today and charged with 41 felony counts of money laundering for stealing millions in taxpayer dollars with fake work orders for sewer projects. After investigators looked in ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Adds Back Tuesdays in North Miami Tonight

    Jefe's saves the day​Confused yet by all the street food court change-ups in the last couple weeks? In a nutshell, here's what's going on:BTTR, the popular Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup near Biscayne Boulevard and NE 109th Street in North Miami, was forced to take a couple Tuesday nights off aft ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Sax Man Jowee Omicil Returns to South Florida at MOCA Tonight

    ​Easily one of the most multitasking players in the contemporary jazz field, Joseph "Jowee" Omicil returns to South Florida, this time to delight art patrons at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami. Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, producer, and educator, it's easy to lose foc ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    August 9, 2010

    Dim Sum at Sang's in Miami's Chinatown

    ​Dumplings, pork rolls and sticky rice, oh my! If Dorothy would have just repeated this mantra in Oz, she wouldn't have had to return to Kansas's burgers and fries. She would have ended up at Sang's Chinese dim sum. And man, that would have been the right choice. This quiet but most genuine o ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    Sushi House Adds Late-Night Menu, Couches, and Mist

    Newly twilighted tuna tower​Sushi House in North Miami Beach has introduced a new "twilight" menu with reduced pricing on many of its appetizers, the full sushi menu, and several of the entrées. Late-night bites will include the spicy tuna tower, crispy honey shrimp, and purple plum barbecue ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Closed Restaurants Roundup of Doom

    via Guardian UKAre we there yet?​Almost two quarters into 2010 and restaurants are dropping like so many flies at a swatter factory.Did your favorite neighborhood joint close? Yes. So did some big-money startups, middling little guys, and corporate behemoths' touristic appendages.Our records indic ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010
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    February 19, 2010

    Light Box at Goldman Warehouse: Secure Your Office Space

    For the last four years, the Goldman Warehouse on 26th Street in the Wynwood Arts District was being used as an annex museum and storage space for the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami. MOCA decided not to renew their lease last fall in order to focus on expanding ... More >>

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    December 25, 2009

    MOCA Open on Christmas Day for Jazz Concert

    Here's a present for all you music lovers and North Miami residents, and especially for you North Miami music lovers.The Museum of Contemporary Art (770 NE 125th St., North Miami) is not letting Santa or Jesus or New Song stand in the way of its mission to bring great jazz music to the masses on the ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    Celebrate ANR's Homecoming with an Art Show and Dance Party on Saturday in North Miami

    Photo by Ian WitlenANR just did CMJ, and celebrates its homecoming on Saturday at Studio 1419.​Word is that Studio 1415 is an impressive new art/music space in North Miami. And it's been a while since Awesome New Republic have been home -- they recently did the whole CMJ thing in New York as part ... More >>

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    September 16, 2009

    Grand Opening of Vocelli Pizza in NMB - Free Grande Pepperoni Pizza To First 100 Customers

    via​ Four words: Breaking news, free pizza!That's right, and we're not just talking a slice of a slice. We're talking free pie, a 14 inch Grande Pepperoni to be exact.You can thank Vocelli Pizza for it, but if you wanna be in on the deal you gotta be one of the first 100 customers ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    News Roundup

    Miami Beach gave the green light for a bike-sharing program, but local bike businesses aren't exactly thrilled. [theLead]Hey, look! Another Ponzi scheme! This one involves a North Miami man who says he was trading his victims' currency. [SFBJ]Dr. Pedro Jose Greer was awarded his medal of freedom yes ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009
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    June 19, 2009

    Photo of the Day: Just Another Miami Beach Retiree

    North Miami Beach's St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church is the oldest building in the Western Hemisphere. Of course, like every other thing in North Miami Beach, it didn't start off life there. It just retired there. It was built in Segovia, Spain in the 12th Century. It sat there until 1925, until W ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Duckhorn Wine Dinner at Morton's Steakhouse

    Got money? Drink wine? Support the Make-A-Wish foundation? Prove it this May 13 at Morton's The Steakhouse in North Miami Beach (17399 Biscayne Blvd) when Duckhorn Wine President Alex Ryan hosts an exploration of his company's vineyards with wines from the Goldeneye and Paraduxx collections paired w ... More >>

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    April 22, 2009

    Two New Italians Settling North

    RACKS PizzaKimberly Miller and Parisian-born Alain Pizzutti are the proud owners of the newly opened BOCCA Ristorante Italiano on Northeast 123rd Street, one block West of Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami (305-891-4899). The "classic Italian" cuisine includes pastas that range from $10 to $16, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    Although Short Order is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights of the better local food blogs:Although they've been writing heavily about restaurants across the ocean lately, Food for Thought still has some good write ups coverin ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009

    Cecille B. Duchamp-ed

    Experimental film at MOCA

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    October 1, 2008
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