Back in June, Short Order told you about the new progressive B Hotel brand's plans to open two new hotels in Miami in 2013. The first will carry the b2 moniker, offering what B Hotel calls "value full-service" access to amenities, but at a more affordable price. In an attempt to draw from the commun ... More >>
Bloomberg Businessweek recently decided to count down the top 50 best cities in America, and Miami doesn't even make their list.They even based their rankings on attributes like leisure activities (including bars, restaurants, and sports teams), and clean air. So, you'd think we'd at least make it o ... More >>
A quarter-century ago, my old, good buddy Mike Lacey came to Miami and decided to start a weekly paper. He wanted to move here, but a mugger and a prudent wife convinced him cocaine-fueled Miami wasn't the place to raise a family.Today, Lacey bowed out. Along with his partner -- and another guy I co ... More >>
Gilby Clarke is a badass rock 'n' roller.
In 1991, he got hired to play rhythm guitar in Guns N' Roses during the group's Use Your Illusion tour. He was with GNR for three years, back when Axl and crew were the greatest band on Earth. Then Gilby played with Slash's Snakepit, the MC5, Heart, Nancy S ... More >>
A federal inmate who has served 11 years on drug charges he says he didn't commit has convinced prosecutors to let him out of prison. Elroy Phillips refused to accept his fate after being sentenced to 30 years on charges of selling drugs to an undercover cop. He conducted records searches, hired a p ... More >>
Miami-Dade County saw its population grow by 58,331 residents between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011 according to the United State Census. That adds up to the fourth largest numeric growth by any county in the country. These estimates also make Miami-Dade the seventh largest county by population in ... More >>
Greed. Corruption. Mountains of cocaine. If you read those three words and the image that pops to mind is of Emma Stone, we are genuinely concerned for you. But we also know you're not alone. Stone recently signed on to play a wild child who travels to Miami to sell a million-dollar stash of coca ... More >>
When we last saw the Rapture, it was at Nocturnal, of all places, alongside the Miami Heat's DJ Irie and electro icon Felix Da Housecat.
Odd lineup? Definitely. It was one of those liquor-sponsored events that took over the 11th Street nightclub on a weekday for the sole purpose of creating "br ... More >>
Art vs. ScienceHailing from a Land Down Under, the men of Art vs. Science have quickly claimed both commercial and critical success in their native Australia.Now, the trio is looking to replicate its achievements in America. The band's US invasion kicked off in March with the release of the Magic ... More >>
Welcome to Las Vegas, the supposed EDM capital of the United States.Maybe it's the heat that has Las Vegas Weekly's Sarah Gianetto claiming that Las Vegas' nightlife scene is vastly superior to Miami's.Excuse us. Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Oh, sweet baby Jesus. We haven't read something that fun ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio says, "Bite me, Alligators!"Some people don't know shit about music.
And Arizona immigration zealot Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no doubt be counted among the hopeless, tone-deaf, and ignorant. Ever wonder what that guy blares while cruising the US-Mexico border in his personally p ... More >>
dontstayin.comThere's no debate that Miami is ground zero for bass-rattling dance music. For as long as cars have come factory-equipped with a throb knobs, people named Luke, Laz, and Maggotron have been finding ways to turn them up to 11.
And 1,976 miles and twenty years later, DJs like Sluggo ... More >>