It starts before you arrive: the low guttural hum of expensive Italian sports cars -- vivid-yellow Lamborghinis, sleek black Maseratis, fire-engine-red Ferraris -- idling out front at the valet stand. Once you're inside, the opulence of Cavalli Miami Restaurant & Lounge only escalates. Mismatched ... More >>
Head over to 41st street on Miami Beach and you'll experience a "We're no longer in Miami" feeling. Baseball hats are replaced with yamakas; booty shorts stand in for conservative skirts. Tons of stores have the "KM," or Kosher Miami sticker, and while many people sling the word around, at Short Ord ... More >>
Another year, another 365 ragers. In Miami, though, the New Year's Eve getdown doesn't last just one night. It's a weeklong bender of pachangas con Pitbull, tiki-tiki tunes with Tiësto, stripping and singing along with Robin Thicke and Pharrell, drankin' in the VIP with Lil Wayne, and chasing tha ... More >>
Where in the world is Ana Sol Alliegro? We've heard joking answers from the bottom of the Everglades to St. Tropez, but there hasn't been an actual report on David Rivera's shady lady friend until now. According to sources who spoke to América TeVé, she may be in Nicaragua.
Fiscal cliff, shmimal shmilff. You're a baller. You aren't worried that your stock portfolio will be worthless on January 1, 2013. That's why come December 31, you can afford to be irresponsible with your money. And there is no better city to be financially irresponsible than Miami. This is a city ... More >>
When Villa Mayfair closed for the summer, there was speculation that the restaurant, which serves upscale Mediterranean/French fare accompanied by live D.J.'s might be a bit much for its artsy Coconut Grove locale. Then again, the chef is French and might just have wanted to spend a season soaking u ... More >>
Actor Olivier Martinez confirmed his engagement to Halle Berry at a promotional affair for Villa Azur, which he co-owns with French friends Michael Martin and Jean Philippe Bernard. Martinez has been called "the French Brad Pitt." Martin has been hosting nightlife parties at sundry South Beach clubs ... More >>
Fourth of July can either be the most memorable night of the year, or your biggest headache. Every year in Miami, numerous dazzling displays of patriotism explode in the horizon, while hoards of people crowd the streets in a drunken stupor. Not to be forgotten, are the essential hometown touches: ho ... More >>
The seemingly endless traffic nightmare is over. The crowds have gone home. That's right -- Memorial Day weekend 2012 came and went, and now the locals have reclaimed South Beach. The nightclubs are back to business as usual, booking superfamous international DJs and catering to the bottle-popping ... More >>
General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. You probably don't recognize the name. But General Seguín is the reason you'll tape a felt mustache to your clean-shaven face and inadvertently offend 66 percent of the Hispanic population in the United States on Saturday. Without his leadership, the Mexican arm ... More >>
There's been a bit of speculation about whether or not Halle Berry's genetically gifted plus one, actor Olivier Martinez, is simply peddling a pet-project with his celebrity status, or creating a restaurant that will have more than a pretty face in front of it. Villa Azur (309 23rd Street, Miami ... More >>
Art Basel not only offers an overload of visual stimulation, it also presents a time to dredge up any tragic feelings of rejection you experienced in your youth. Sure, there are like 300 openings and parties each and every night of next week, but there are only like three you want to go to. Those ar ... More >>
photo by Christina StaalstromEarlier this summer, we gave you a short list of suggestions for dining on the boardwalk. Temperatures have now soared into the high 90s, and all we want is to check out the beach scene with a light breeze and some shelter from the sun. As it turns out, this is hard t ... More >>
The Miami Police Department should be on high alert tonight as a shadowy gangland character is reportedly coming to town. The MPD has been in well-publicized pursuit of the mysterious criminal-- often referred to as "The Jiggaman", or "Jigga" and pictured with his identical twin and three multi-r ... More >>
Inside an Israeli tank and the reality of war.
Toot! Toot! All Aboard the SS Media Embarrassment! Today, New York Times columnist Gail Collins tackled the tricky subject of billionaire Florida Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene. She calls the man's 145 party boat the Summerwind the "Levi Johnston of Yachts" because it's "an embarrassing, ... More >>
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