One day this April, two young professional women were walking along Miracle Mile when they decided to cross the street. They glanced left. No cars coming. Then they glanced right. Nada. So they slowly crossed the four lanes without a problem. As they began walking along the sidewalk again, however, ... More >>
Another day, another pointed reminder that Miami is an economic nightmare for all but the elite. Interest.com compared the average expenses for residents of the county's major metros to the average income to find out how much "savings opportunity" a regular citizen might have at the end of the mon ... More >>
Miami may be the site of the first part of Hillary Clinton's coronation ...or as it's officially known, the 2016 Democratic National Convention. After local leaders officially let the DNC know that they would be interested in hosting the shindig, the DNC selected Miami as one of 15 cities that it ... More >>
Who's ready for some Ultraviolence? Well, before pop star Lana Del Rey finally releases the follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough album, Born To Die, she's sending her "Young & Beautiful" self on a 22-city U.S. tour. This spring, Ms. Del Rey will flit from Las Vegas to Phoenix, San Fran, and New Orle ... More >>
Featuring threesome seekers, cokehead judges, hockey dads from hell, and, quite naturally, Greg Abbott.
The Heat may be the best basketball team in the nation, but when it comes to this city's public parks, Miami performs more like the miserable Marlins. According to Parkscore rankings released yesterday, Miami is one of the worst major cities in the country when it comes to providing green space for ... More >>
Nine Inch Nails lives! In 2009, NIN founder Trent Reznor retired his legendary industrial rock crew from the concert stage. But since we all know that reunion tours are inevitable, it was no surprise when Reznor revealed that "I've been less than honest about what I've really been up to lately." " ... More >>
"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ... Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami. Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
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 >>
Voice Media Group, which owns the Miami New Times, settled it's less than two-week old trademark infringement lawsuit with Yelp over Yelp's use of "Best Of" lists. No money changed hands. Yelp agreed to stop using the trademarked name and return will revert to "Best of Yelp [City Name]." In return ... 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 hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration have gone too far.
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's polling numbers are almost as bad as Gov. Rick Scott's.Public Policy Polling decided to ask Americans whether they view 21 prominent American cities favorably or unfavorably, and Miami didn't do too well. Only 36 percent of Americans view Miami favorably, compared to 33 percent who view the ... 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 >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
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 >>
Question: What do you get when a girl who lives by the motto, "its not about the program its about what you do with ur brain," gets her hands on Garage Band? Answer: Grimes (nee Claire Boucher), a 23-year-old bedroom dweller, witch house dabbler, and dark electro wizard from Montreal, whose sel ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees.
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 >>
Straight from scoring a gold-plated gramophone statuette for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at last Sunday's 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, Hawaiian pop crooner Bruno Mars and his bouffant hairdo were pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a Las Vegas courtroom. Back in September, the Mars man g ... More >>
James Murphy deserves an IDMA or two.Every year, coinciding with Winter Music Conference, the International Dance Music Awards (IDMAs) recognizes those who make electronic music great. Sure, it's not exactly the Grammys or MTV's Video Music Awards. But dammit, it's a homegrown awards show and tha ... More >>
Photo by DJ Scoob Doo via weezythanxyou.comLil Wayne's hitting the highways with Nicky Minaj and Rick Ross.Ever since he made the break from Rikers back in November, we've been so hyped about Lil Wayne's inevitable trip across these United States that we could barely sleep. Or shit. Our goggles ... 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 >>
A lot of musicians have taken to boycotting Arizona over its SB 1070 immigration law, our homegrown Pitbull included. Lady Gaga, meanwhile, went in a different direction. She played her show in Phoenix, Arizona this past Saturday as scheduled, but as the performance wore on, she revealed her true ... More >>
Next week, Pitbull will embark on his Mr. Worldwide Carnaval Tour, which is set to make 20-plus stops around the U.S. It's one fewer than was originally planned -- in protest of the Arizona Immigration Bill, he's just canceled a date originally set for May 31 in Phoenix. (Read more about that he ... More >>
Cuban boxing legend Luis Ernesto Delis arrives in Miami and rekindles his dreams of the ring
Vinyl might be a dead configuration, but nobody bothered to tell the rock and rollers that