South Florida is no stranger to casino cruises and party boats. They leave from Port Everglades and Bayside Marketplace, taking people to the open waters to party. In the case of casino cruises, boats actually head out three miles out to international waters, where U.S. law no longer applies. But t ... More >>
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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 >>
Carlos Lopez-Cantera is having a helluva week in Tallahassee. On Monday, the Miami-based state rep requested an amendment to Florida law so that the City of Miami wouldn't have to pay taxes on the new Marlins Stadium parking garages -- never mind that such an exemption is probably unconstitutiona ... More >>
Micky Arison's Carnival Cruise Lines has another Mickey with a cruise empire about to encroach on its turf. Mickey Mouse that is. Disney Cruise Line has announced that beginning later this year, it will be sail ships out of the Port of Miami for the first time.
Fist-pumping for four straight days inside a 12,000-square-foot spa! Dancing to 169 BPMs in the sushi bar's zen garden! Slamming tropical cocktails in the mojito bar at 2 a.m. with Skrillex, Steve Aoki, Fatboy Slim, Diplo, A-Trak, and 2000 beat freaks! Over the weekend, the inaugural edition of ... More >>
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall has found himself on the wrong side of the law yet again. This time, it's for allegedly not paying a hefty cab fair. Marshall was not arrested in the incident, but was handcuffed and put in the back of a Broward County Sheriff's deputy car.
This week, Miami New Times published a guide to the eight of the worst public works projects in Miami-Dade, where bureaucrats and elected officials take pride in wasting millions in taxpayer dollars on crap residents have little-to-no use for. As we reveal each one of these boondoggles on Riptide ... More >>
All photos by Laine DossChef Michael Schwartz celebrates the debut of 150 Central Park by Michael Schwartz.Michael Schwartz's new 150 Central Park restaurant on Royal Caribbean's mega-ship Oasis of the Seas opened for dinner this past Saturday. The only catch is that in order to dine at the resta ... More >>
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