In Florida, it's practically impossible to escape one's poor decision thanks to dozens of websites that exist to repost mugshots and charge offenders to take them down. The effect of this cottage industry on vulnerable offenders is well-documented, and it can cost thousands of dollars to clear one's ... More >>
On a normal day, mere mortals like you might go to Publix, chill in your cubicles for eight or nine hours, go home and catch a few reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond. (OK, Homeland). But possible-genius and business it-boy Elon Musk juggles his multiple companies -- Tesla, the ultra-sleek electric ... More >>
Gene Devaney did what any 21st Century Bro would do when one of his buddies, in this case David Boyce, needed help: He took to the Internet to tell his story and ask for support, not expecting much in return. Yet the Internet responded, putting up thousands of dollars to help David only days after ... More >>
Miami Beach City Commissioner Deede Weithorn's husband is literally trying to cash in on the city's name. Mark Weithorn is auctioning off "www.CityOfMiamiBeach.net." Minimum bid: 50 cool Benjamin Franklin notes or 100,000 nickels. The deadline is March 8. Highest bidder wins, of course.And here Bana ... More >>
A fundraiser on Sunday for one of Miami's most beloved musicians, Nabedi Osorio, was spoiled when the cashbox was stolen towards the end of the night. Hundreds gathered at The Stage for NabediPalooza, a farewell party and fundraiser for Osorio, one half of The State Of and a dear friend to many in ... More >>
Lollipops laced with chicken pox are being shared by moms.Some Nashville moms have been offering to sell lollipops that have been licked by children with chicken pox, according to WSMV in Nashville. The thought process is that healthy children who lick these pops will contract the disease and the ... More >>
Photo by Laine DossMaasai Boy, taken in Amboselli, KenyaWe interrupt our coverage of $100 dinners, fancy wine tastings and being generally blessed to remind you (and ourselves) of just how lucky we are to live in Miami (and the United States). While we're living the "good life" (and pretty much ... More >>
Scott ArciszewskiFederal prosecutors this morning charged 16 hackers linked to the Anonymous ring that targeted PayPal last year. Among those charged: Scott Matthew Arciszewski, a 21-year-old computer major at the University of Central Florida, who the feds say hacked into an FBI-linked firm then ... More >>
Photo by Drew Ressler/Rukes.comWe put money on the Mau5 and the cheese-eater paid off.Yes, we here at Crossfade are degenerate gamblers. And 12 days ago, we proved it by laying down a few bets on the outcome of the Beatport Music Awards. Well, the winners have been announced and we totally f ... More >>
Lee Klein15 ceviches will be found at De OceanThere has been surprisingly little hoopla over De Rodriguez Ocean, due to open at The Hilton Bentley at the tip of South Beach "late next month" (translation: October if we're lucky). Maybe folks figure it's just another branch of D. Rodriguez Cuba, a ... More >>
We're normally not huge advocates of smart phone apps that connect to social media. Sure, a lot of them are handy, but in the day and age of Foursquare check-ins, following on Twitter, and Facebook stalking, it's just too easy to get lost in the noise. Enter Bump.
Torche is a band whose growing influence is not exactly measured in riches. Yes, the band has been hailed in discerning international circles as uh, torchbearers of a new sound that is heavy without being metal, per se, and still melodic. Still, the current threesome has had to keep it together, ... More >>
via myspace.com/torcheGear theft is a sad reality of the touring life, but despite its many, many months on the road, Miami-birthed Torche had been lucky enough to avoid a major incident -- until this past Friday. The band is currently on tour with Circa Survive and Coheed and Cambria, a package ... More >>
EaracheDeicideWith Kalakai, At Odds With God, Paris Is Burning, and First Born5Revolution, Fort LauderdaleSunday, March 14, 2010Schlepping to Broward from Miami-Dade isn't too much of a task when the end product is something like metal muthas Deicide. They carry a real Floridian pedigree along th ... More >>
WikiCommonsEver wanted to brew your own beer? Hey, many great brewers made their own beer at home before making it big. Why not you? We could use a few more locally made beers around here anyway. Fertile Earth Foundation is hosting a beer-making class this Sunday, March 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ... More >>
If you like eating Indian food and don't know how to prepare it, I highly recommend Ayesha D'Mello's cooking class. Ayesha is really good at teaching this, the meal at the end of the class is delectable, and you will actually be able to recreate the dishes at home with relative ease. We mention this ... More >>
Every year, without exception, WMC showcases the biggest commercial names in electronic dance music at Miami's myriad world-class nightclubs and posh beachside hotels. With all the hype going to the top dogs, it's easy to overlook some of the smaller gems on the Conference's highly-anticipated itine ... More >>
Aaron Jackson went from homeless to hero. Now, with the help of Rainn Wilson, he's trying to cure a country.
Where can you see a violent, wheelchair bound assailant striking out against street musicians playing dirty south drum beats? Downtown Miami, mothafucker. That's right, a YouTube user identifying him- or herself only as guaromiami recently posted a teaser of the incident. They're selling ... More >>
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