Praise the Fontainebleau Miami Beach for saving Labor Day. Had the oceanfront resort not booked two of the summer's biggest acts for its BleauLive performance series, you'd probably be stuck watching another Jerry Lewis-less MDA telethon. Vive la Lewis, as the French say! Thankfully, Pharrell and ... More >>
Movies are alive in the age of McConaughey.
Ky-Mani Marley's first name means "Adventurous Traveler." He is the son of Bob Marley and Jamaican table tennis champion Anita Belnavis. He was born in Jamaica. But he grew up in Liberty City. The new label that he's created is Konfrontation Muzik, and his album of the same name is currently being ... More >>
Pop stars are losing it. Specifically their lunch, all over themselves and in front of their fans. Princess RiRi recently blew chunks in the middle of "What's My Name?" in Portugal, but she didn't have the guts to barf on stage. Nay, it takes a truly exhibitionist soul to let loose in front of al ... More >>
See also "100 Montaditos Opens In Midtown: Home Of The $1 Serrano Ham Sandwich."100 Montaditos, the chain imported from Spain, continues to grow in South Florida today with the opening of its fifth outpost on the ground floor of the Vizcayne building (244 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami). As part of its g ... More >>
What a week it's been, eh? The Miami Heat paraded down Biscayne Boulevard, celebrating their 2012 NBA championship with hometown fans in the streets of Downtown Miami. A few days later, Spain won an Iberian showdown, beating Portugal in penalty kicks and advancing to the Euro Cup finals for the se ... More >>
A lot of hot dogs were consumed over Memorial Day weekend, but that's just the beginning. According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, Americans will eat more than seven billion frankfurters between now and Labor Day (818 per second). That's shocking -- I mean the notion of a National Hot ... More >>
If you recall, I groused through Tony's fluffier show, The Layover (which, by the way, was picked up for one more season), opting to reserve my critical eye for the more serious, eyeglass-wearing cousin, No Reservations. The season eight opener, which featured the African country of Mozambique, went ... More >>
See the full 35-photo Hard Miami Moombahton Massive at Grand Central slideshow. Hard Miami and Mad Decent's Moombahton Massive With Diplo, Dillon Francis, Nadastrom, and others Grand Central, Miami Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Better Than: Seven hours of reggaeton and sirens. Back in the fall of ... More >>
So there's no more rumor-mongering, let's get all the facts straight, starting with the name of the new restaurant opening across from Joe's Stone Crab in mid-April: Estiatorio Milos. No, it's not in the former Au Pied de Cochon space. Yes, you have been getting the name wrong. But that's okay -- ... More >>
Disco is back in a major way. Hotly-tipped international labels like DFA, Running Back, and Permanent Vacation are championing that exuberant vintage four-on-the-floor funk sound as more and more EDM snobs dare to cut loose and get their Saturday Night Fever on.At the forefront of this disco rev ... More >>
Trey Anastasio says: "Langerado effing rocks!"It's been almost three months since Crossfade got word that Langerado was being resurrected for the 2011 music festival season. Straight away, the organizers made it clear that the fest's lineup wouldn't be announced till June 1. And while that anno ... More >>
Odd Future had to cut their May 16 Detroit show short when "some asshole decided to continue to throw GLASS BOTTLES [sic] on stage." The incident happened shortly after the "I'm opening a church to sell coke and Led Zeppelin" line from Tyler the Creator's Bastard track, "French." Not surpr ... More >>
The charitable Chef SusserChef Allen Susser is rallying chefs to come together for a series of fund-raising dinners to help those in Japan."Calling ourselves 'Culinary Messengers' we've banded together to raise money for Japan and hope that you'll join us," writes Susser in an email to fellow cul ... More >>
"This is a Miami restaurant," Emeril's Miami Beach's new executive chef, Tim Doolittle, said to Clean Plate Charlie. It was by way of explaining why Emeril's, named after New Orleans' most recognized chef, doesn't serve much in the way of food from that city. "It's owned by a guy who be ... More >>
Conceivably, there are some seeing her name up on the marquis outside the AAA, or posted around town, and wondering just who Ivete Sangalo is. The answer, for those asking, is a simple one: she's a singer, and something of an artistic treasure in her native Brazil. Oh yeah, and as you can see at ... More >>
Newton's universal law of gravity tells us that all motion is comprehensible and predictable, that it guides planets and asteroids and keeps billions of stars in orbit within the Milky Way. But the Brazilian national team, along with its magical style of play, apparently thinks Newton's universal ... More >>
Miami's resident internationalist.
Saturday night, 2:00 a.m. A club raftered with Colombians and Venezuelans, Argentines and Bolivians. There are Cubans too, primarily born in Florida. And there's also a smattering of Italians. Pepper the crowd with a fistful of Yanks and then stir.That's the stew. It could be La Paz; it could be ... More >>
When Riptide saw the news this week that an all-star band of celebrities and local power-players -- including the always busy Emilio Estefan and Alonzo Mourning -- was trying to bring the World Cup to Miami, we were tempted to laugh it off as a pipe dream.via Wikimedia CommonsWill this envelope say ... More >>
Somebody get this kid on Maury. Spanish pop crooner Javier Santos -- who goes by only his first name -- has spent the past ten years proclaiming he is the love child of Indian Creek Village Lothario Julio Iglesias, which makes him the half-brother of slightly less fossilized Sunset Island Lothario ... More >>
Thank this DJ/producer for the growing global funk at WMC.
A new show highlights influences on Spanish art.
The Martinez Bros. shake up house music
An adopted transvestite searches for Mom but runs into everything else
Community voices wanted for performance
A new wave of Latin cinema says so long to the Left
Martirio carries the old-school torch
Right luve, ta for the full tea at the Biltmore's exquisite lobby
Sitting in the Caribbean is possibly the best assortment of cuisines anywhere in the world
There are too good films around -- you just have to look real hard for them
Building bridges from foreign cultures to the U.S. marketplace