Ralphie May is a funny bastard. He is astute, witty, debauched, and... just the sound of his Southern-accented voice makes audiences smile. This former drug-dealer-turned-gourmet-chef-turned comedian will be in town performing at the Magic City Casino on Saturday, September 13. New Times: I consid ... More >>
Last chance to play, gamers. There's only 62 hours left to whip those nimble wrists, spring that trigger finger, crank that button thumb, and vote in New Times' Best of Miami 2014 readers' poll. So far, 3,800 locals have cast their ballots. But the final deadline is Wednesday, June 4, at midnight ... More >>
This is the final round, gamers. All that frenzied, Mountain Dew- and Fruity Pebbles-fueled nominating action is over. But it's still Game On! for New Times' Best of Miami 2014 readers' poll. So loosen up those stiff wrists. Massage that that worn-out trigger finger. And chiropracticize your prec ... More >>
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and, celebrity chefs from the Northeast are flying home for another Polar Vortex even as the giant party tents are being broken down. All that's left of the weekend is a slight hangover, a few goodie bags, and memories. Here are our top ... More >>
Paul Castronovo is a man who wears many hats. He's half of South Florida's favorite radio program, The Paul and Young Ron Show on Big 105.9, an avid fisherman, and president of Castronovo Vineyards. Castronovo is also a major foodie who frequently talks about South Florida restaurants on his show, ... More >>
Much to learn we still have. That's why New Times and Crossfade are seeking your help in the Sunshine Wars. So many questions! And strong in you the force is! Who is Miami's best band? DJ? Dance club? Latin club? Rock club? Radio station? Lend your wisdom to Best of Miami 2013: The Sunshine Stri ... More >>
There were some tense moments (and a lot of laughs) at Paulie's Kitchen at the Paul and Young Ron studios in Miramar yesterday, as the two radio personalities (and beer-drinking members of their crew) judged five of South Florida's best home brewers. At stake? A table at the Paul and Young Ron Br ... More >>
Paul and Young Ron might know everything about being the funniest people to every hit the radio airwaves, but did you know they're also beer aficionados? In fact, they love beer so much, they've taken over the fourth annual New Times' Brew at the Zoo, renaming our home brew section the "Paul and Yo ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins are in the midst of a resurgence. Their third win Sunday moved them into a first-place tie above the AFC East. While the Dolphins were taking down the St. Louis Rams, fans across the stadium were downing a variety of food selections. From the first ball tossed, someone was tossing ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanKC wasn't really shaking any booty, but he had a few girls on stage doing the job.It's no secret that different types of crowds are attracted to particular events offered during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Those who love schwag and want to drink their ticket pric ... More >>
Hungry fans lined the courtyard of the Biltmore, sipping glasses of prosseco in the afternoon sun waiting to pile in, get a glimpse of celebrity chefs, and cook their hearts out. Once the doors opened, the frenzy continued as hundreds of guests devoured the ham and cheese appetizer sandwiches and ... More >>
Inveterate radio jocks Paul Castronovo and Ron Brewer of Big 105.9 and 97.9 got all up in the SoBe Wine & Food Fest's businazz this morning, hosting an Iron Chef style cooking challenge live from the Fontainebleau (holy crap, did I spell that correctly?). The pair tested their cooking skills aga ... More >>
These radio dudes live and play hard.
Stop eating that endangered fish!
Paul Castronovo and Young Ron Brewer
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