For those of us who are not gentiles, Christmas usually involves Chinese food and, of course, Peking duck. Or as Ralphie in A Christmas Story calls it, "Chinese turkey." Lately, our chopsticks have gotten a lot of exercise in the 305. We've been looking for Chinese restaurants open on Christmas t ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke basks in his candidate's victory. Miami's African American community did something historic last night, electing the youngest city c ... More >>
Myster Holliman will attempt to break the world record for longest trip taken by skateboard by rolling his way from Seattle all the way to right here in Miami Beach. Holliman, 22, will start his trek on June 1st and hopes to complete his trek within 8 or 9 months.
If you were to look back at the restaurants openings of 2012 in Miami, you might notice a bit of a trend. Our epicurean vista has evolved and diversified. We are now home to more mid-priced, chef-driven eateries: Surfside gained a deli; South Beach has a ceviche joint run by a James Beard nominee; ... More >>
It may not be the Miami versus Los Angeles series most of us are salivating for (Heat take Lakers in six games during next year's finals, right?), but that's OK, because we won't even get to see it anyway. The NBA has announced that the Heat will head over to China for two preseason games against th ... More >>
Every Wednesday, Contesta Rock Hair, a salon sitting on South Beach's charming Española Way, offers more than just cuts and up-dos. In association with LINK, one of the companies dominating Miami's dance music party scene, the Italian-owned salon hosts a happy hour from 6 to 10 p.m. with music ... More >>
John ZurSisters Elsa Burger and Josie Lacsina have been feeding the Filipino community, and others who like the cuisine, for eleven years through a business called Pampanguena, Inc. This South Dade Asian grocery store also has fresh food made daily. And though it's a small operation, the sisters ... More >>
This isn't the first you hear about Miami native YEYO, and it certainly won't be the last. The rapper and producer has been grinding for the last few years, and continues to show nothing but promise. He first started out with Puerto Rican rap group the Shanghai Assassinz back in '99, but really b ... More >>
Lee KleinSugarcane's El Topo is not on the Spice menuToday brings the last installment of our Deal/No Deal series; a few dozen restaurants still haven't linked menus with the Miami Spice website. In parts one, two (Asian), three (steakhouses), four (hotels), five (Coral Gables), six (Coconut Grov ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Fontainebleau Miami BeachIf there's one restaurant in Miami that immediately comes to mind for spectacular design, it's Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau. The French firm behind it, Gilles & Boissier, is also responsible for other inspired designs that include Maison Boulud, Dan ... More >>
Michael Bay can't live up to Michael Bay in Part 2.
International turntablist DJ I-Dee's life on South Beach is low-key. No surprise: He's too young to buy a drink.
It opened. MTV and a bevy of stars showed up. It closed
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This used to be Madonna's playground, but it's time for her to get off the swing
Skirt-chasing Vince Vaughn is Wedding Crashers' master of ceremonies
Some interesting horror flicks, a couple of relationship movies, and plenty of action save summer from sequels
The basics of belly dancing
The exhibitionists of Miami become art during the biggest party night of the year
One plan for a new Marlins stadium could be a winner for Miami, which is nice since you're going to pay for it
Xiu Xiu the Sent Down Girl