Josh's Deli received the Mom and Pop Small Business Grant from Miami-Dade county yesterday. The grant, which provides financial assistance to for-profit small businesses, awards different sums to each grantee. The Surfside deli, known for its house-cured meats and homespun eats, was granted $2,500.
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If you've ever dreamed of opening a brewery, bakery, or restaurant you know by now that talent alone doesn't drive a successful business.Funding, marketing, and a smart business plan are all as important as a great recipe for pie or ribs. The best way to figure out a strategy is to find a mentor -- ... More >>
It's that time of year again.
And no, we're not exactly talking about Ultra Music Festival, Winter Music Conference, and Miami Music Week.
We here at Crossfade are actually referring to the receipt of Louis Puig's incredibly detailed semi-annual "tell-it-like-it-is letter regarding EDM."
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Clive's Cafe II on 5908 NW Second Avenue was briefly closed for health violations on March 28 and Micocos (El Buen) Cafe (2100 Ponce de Leon, Coral Gables) was shuttered March 27 following a citation by state health inspectors for operating without a license and other health violations. Micocos was ... More >>
Luther Campbell, 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. This
week, Luke wonders why there aren't more African-American voices in
Miami's journalism scene?When I scan the pages of the Miami
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via IMDB.comEvil empire or jobs creator? Depends whom you ask.There's nothing quite like the impending invasion of Arkansas's finest low-rent retailer to inspire fiery emotions in an up-and-coming neighborhood. (How many other chains have sparked angry documentaries and legions of dissenting grou ... More >>
VooDoo BBQ & Grill is coming to town.Louisiana-based VooDoo BBQ & Grill has announced plans to bring its N'awlins "competition style BBQ" to Florida. The fast-casual chain has signed a deal with a local LLC (whose partnership currently includes the management of several Five Guys Burgers ... More >>
Slow Food Truck's Owen Bass (on Left) is surprised to find local opposition to his truck.Paul Ripa, owner of Paul's Sub Shop in North Miami Beach, was Googling North Miami Beach election results when he found something interesting -- a notice on the City's website announcing Slow Food Truck ... More >>
viaMiami has no use for your antiquated wires. According to a survey of small business owners and employees conducted by AT&T, Miami is the wireless-savviest business market in America. It shouldn't really come as a surprise that Miamians are addicted to their cell phones and other Wi-Fi devi ... More >>
via MSNBCYesterday we noted Alex Sink's tricky new TV ad that put distance between her campaign and President Obama. Today on MSNBC, she explicitly sided with Republicans against Obama on the issue of permanently extending all of the "Bush Tax Cuts." She claims they help small businesses, but the ... More >>
Lee KleinObama should have gone with pastrami -- a more assertive meat than corned beef.It has been widely reported that President Obama and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek stopped by Jerry's Famous Deli on South Beach after their fundraiser at the Fontainebleau. Never mind that the Prez ordered one of t ... More >>
Cypress' happy vibes will help a good causeThe jam-friendly sounds of local combo Cypress lead a benefit concert for Haiti relief this Saturday in Boca Raton. The party, presented by Aura Music Events, begins at noon at the North Dixie Shopping Center (500 East Spanish River Blvd.), and runs unti ... More >>
Score one for Miami lawyer Jared Beck and his class-action suit against Yelp.
Beck's case, which alleges Yelp extorts small businesses by manipulating the placement of bad reviews in exchange for monthly fees, is still weeks away from a hearing in a California court.
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Miami Beach Commissioner Jerry Libbin has accepted a new job as president of the Beach's Chamber of Commerce, Riptide has learned.
courtesy Jerry LibbinLibbin's hiring has prompted a review from the Miami Dade County Ethics Commission to alleviate any conflicts connected to Chamber board me ... More >>
Or how about a leftorium? Want to open that family-owned erotic bakery you've always dreamed of? How about a boutique that specializes in footwear for dogs? A cleaning service that sends maids dressed as the clients' favorite Star Wars character? Whatever the small busine ... More >>