Poland might not be a major exporter of EDM talent, but it did spawn two major international tastemakers. We're talking about Catz 'n Dogz, of course, AKA Wojciech "Voitek" Taranczuk and Grzegorz "Greg" Demianczuk, DJ-producers extraordinaire and the masterminds behind Pets Recordings. As a Europe ... More >>
Food and wine pairings have been a big thing for years. Beer and wine pairings have become increasingly common. Scotch pairings: you've at least heard of them. But vodka? You probably didn't know that people were into that outside of Russia or Poland. Well, sorry to break it to you, but it's a thing ... More >>
Look, ya gotta hand it to Marco Rubio. The young, conservative senator from Florida choked -- literally and figuratively -- while on national live television during the Republican response to the State of the Union address.The senator appeared sweaty and flustered before reaching for a bottle of wat ... More >>
Before he tackles Warsaw at UMF Poland or co-headlines Hackney Weekend in London with the likes of Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kasabian, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello will swing through South Beach to get his Miami fix. The 29-year-old DJ is performing live at Amnesia Miami on Friday, June 1. But bef ... More >>
Beware, beat freaks! The raving masterminds behind Ultra Music Festival have already colonized and conquered Downtown Miami in the name of electronic dance music, annually deploying an entire army of furry-booted troops and uhntz-uhntz-ing explosives experts to terrorize Biscayne Boulevard cond ... More >>
The world of toasters just got a little weirder. Research firm IDC released a report predicting that 2012 will be the year when companies start making kitchen appliances that can Tweet and send us notifications via the web; this will include toasters.Until that happens, it might seem we must sett ... More >>
Our intrepid correspondent strikes out. Jacek Urbanczyk, Poland-based sports journalist, is Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of Toledo and our very own Florida International University. It will be played on Sunday. He's in Detroit to dr ... More >>
FacebookRiptide's Polish football correspondent, Jacek UrbanczykWho says an alt-weekly's blog can't have a foreign correspondent? Meet Jacek Urbanczyk, self-described "football journalist from Poland" and Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of ... More >>
Raspberry, pink grapefruit, bubble gum and now "wild cherri" will be joining the flavored vodka market. Vodka withs something odd mixed in reminds us of the steak and potatoes ice cream we once chowed on in a little mountain place in Venezuela. But that's a story for another day. When you add someth ... More >>
That's Right Lebron, I'm Talkin' To YouAs reported by Lesley Abravanel, LeBron James gave Barton G. some tweet love, writing that it "has the BEST presentation of food, drinks and dessert I've ever seen in my life".Listen up, LeBron: I'll go one-on-one against you in restaurant reviewing anytime, ... More >>
Photo via m-nus.comMagda make the teaAfter a blowout weekend celebrating its 10-year anniversary, this Saturday Club Space presents a serious bill of out-of-town stars that should keep the lines at the door as long as ever. In the main room is London-based favorite Funkagenda, which hits Miami in ... More >>
The Romance in a Can European Film Festival commenced last Thursday at the Tower Theater (1508 SW 8 St), and while we're not huge lovey-dovey advocates on Crossfade (romance, shromance!), there are two films on the slate this week that involve music directly in the plot. Here they are. For complete ... More >>
Joyoendho via Flicker CCWhen it comes to the drug habits of the rich and famous, there's a thin line between hilarious and disturbing. Championship race car driver Mariusz Malyszczycki's relationship with ecstasy is something closer to entrepreneurial. The Polish speedster was busted in the middle o ... More >>
Jose D. DuranBelvedere IX left us black and pink.To say we get courted for promotion is an understatement. We got harassed by P.R. whores asking us to talk about their products. Psst! Let me let you in on a little secret: Best way into a New Times writer's heart is to offer free booze. With the econ ... More >>
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