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    October 2, 2014

    Miami-Dade Schools Gave Worthless Spyware to Area Families, Digital Rights Group Says

    In an effort to protect kids from the evils of the internet, hundreds of local families may well have put themselves at much greater risk of identity theft thanks to free software handed out by the Miami-Dade Public Schools Police Department. So says a new report, at least, from the Electronic Front ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Thirstie: New App Delivers Booze to Your Door

    Here's the scenario. You're having a little house party and you run out of tequila...or vodka...or beer. You could make a booze run before your friends turn on you like rabid wolverines, or you could order backup supplies on your iPhone with the new Thirstie app. The free app, created by Thirstie C ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    South Beach's Ten Best Pool Party Spots

    Catching rays in our designer bikinis, sippin' on juicy umbrella drinks, and chillin' by the pool ... Yeah, life is definitely a breeze in the Magic City.   While a lot of it has to do with that whole carefree vibe you get from living in Miami, the reason we're always walking around half naked and ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Gay Clubs

    It's not easy being so fabulous. Unless you live in Miami. With a sunny, sandy mecca like South Beach, our city's long been a home (and fave vacation spot) for proud, partyin' members of the international gay community. But SoBe isn't the only neighborhood that flies the rainbow flag. From the Upp ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    Miami's Five Best Kosher Restaurants

    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 >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Ten Best Lunch Specials Under $10

    Lunch is your afternoon delight, your hump meal, the moment that sets the tone for the second half of your day. It's not something that should be taken lightly or skipped. And most important, during the workweek, it should never cost more than $10. What follows are the top ten lunch specials in Mi ... More >>

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    December 7, 2013

    New Wynwood Tour Guide App Launches for Art Basel

    Need help navigating your way through Wynwood during Art Basel this weekend? Well, there's an app for that. Wynwood Tour Guide is an iPhone app developed by Zoel, CEO of Rokkstar Enterprises Inc., and David McCauley, founder of Rise Up gallery -- two locals with a love of bringing the community tog ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Miami Teacher Jailed for Having Sex With 13-Year-Old He Met on Gay Hook Up App

    Michael Vivanco, a 22-year-old substitute teacher and coach at Felix Varela Senior High School, is behind bars today after admitting to a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy he met on a gay hook up app for mobile phones. He faces charges of harmful material to a minor, lewd and lascivious bat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Brickell's Five Best Clubs

    It's no secret that Miami is the party capital of the South, but the charm of our hardcore rep comes from the diversity of our party scene. For the uhntz-uhntz junkie who's into poppin' bottles of Hennessy, picking up European models, and pricey covers, you have the flashy streets of SoBe. For the ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    Miami's Six Best Latin Clubs

    Miami is known for a lot of things: horrible drivers, corrupt politicians, and Speedo-clad Dolphins fans, to name a few. But the one thing that gives the Magic City its sabor piquante are all of the Cubanos, Dominicanos, Venezolanos, Colombianos, and the rest of the Latinos that call the 305 home. ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Soups

    Soup isn't the obvious choice in Miami, a city that runs on sunshine year-round. But every now and then, the temperature dips below the seventies and we get the urge to put on a scarf and slurp a delicious bowl of soup. That's why we've listed the top soups in town. So if you need to feed your so ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Wynwood's Five Best Bars

    Everyone loves Wynwood, it's not even a secret. Whether you're looking to brush up on your culture, enjoy a few brews, gather with locals, hit the shops, whatever. It's the home of a rad art scene, but it's getting a party rep too. Some of the arty folks and business types aren't too keen on the ho ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    South Beach's Ten Best Dance Clubs

    Just the other week, we here at Crossfade were all "everyone knows South Beach parties, but let's talk about the great clubs of downtown." And we did, and it was good. But we know what you really want to do. Y'all wanna "party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Downtown Miami's Five Best Dance Clubs

    People all over the world love Miami. To outsiders, this place is one never-ending party, and we'd be full of it not to concede that some locals see it that way too. Of course, the stereotype is some all-night party on South Beach, in some swank club full of models who don't speak English. But that ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Eat and Drink in Miami

    Hell yeah, it's Friday. That means it's time to eat, get hammered, and then eat again. But before you start all the revelry, let's go over the proper linguistics of Miami food and booze. Una hartura: A state of gluttony spawned by consuming excess edibles. Symptoms include paunch, immobility, and ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

    This isn't a popularity contest. This is about influence. These people have shaped our city's dining scene. They operate fabled restaurants, mentor budding chefs, grow organic vegetables, and roast the best damn coffee in town. What follows is a list of the top ten influential figures in Miami din ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Top Ten Restaurants in Coral Gables

    If Coral Gables were a pop star, it would be Justin Timberlake post-FutureSex/LoveSounds. You still dig the '90s man: Brillo-curled hair, frosted tips, and the damn sexiest denim outfit in history. But you also love his new, sleek sound. This city has evolved too. It once catered to law firm types ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Miami Firm Says LexisNexis Hits Lawyers With "Deceptive" Fees

    Without search engine LexisNexis at their fingertips, lawyers would have to physically walk down to their local law libraries and pull down those impressive monochromatic tomes used to decorate the walls in personal injury firms' TV ads. Legal life, in other words, would grind to a halt without serv ... More >>

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    July 19, 2013

    Top Ten South Beach Restaurants

    South Beach is a mecca for flat-rate parking fees, haughty service, and the braggadacio of New York restaurants transported to the subtropics. There are exorbitant cocktails, ceviches, and even quinoa salads as well as automatic 18% gratuities on your checks. We have smart phones. We can use our c ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013

    Epicurator: Rate Your Foodgasms With New iPhone App

    Move over Instagram. There's a new way to share your food porn. It goes one step further. Epicurator, a new iPhone app, allows you to share photos of your food, identify the restaurant and specific dish -- then rate your meal using a scale from "blech" to "foodgasm" (one through five for you non-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Hipster Bars

    Have you accepted that you're a hipster? Probably not. It's in your nature to deny it. Shit, even that is becoming cliche. On most nights, though, you're inadvertently (or deliberately?) trendsetting at a handful of offbeat, edgy boozing spots around town. We know you don't want us to blow up ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Restaurants

    Your buddies just don't understand. You had an earth-shattering rossejat at the Bazaar. You loved the place -- that is, until you heard some tragic news. Your pal once had a bad bao con lechón there. Now that guy's never going back. Disgruntled patrons rarely forget a dinner done wrong. Strokes ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Take Out-Of-Towners

    Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like chic ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    Ten Best Bars on South Beach

    Miami is a town that's all about the booze. Our idea of a fun night out is bar-hopping, shot-taking, and beer-chugging. And there's no better neighborhood to get our collective drink on than the party epicenter of the universe: South Beach. But with the plethora of pubs, bars, lounges, and other dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

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    April 9, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Inexpensive Restaurants

    Miami is a city laden with restaurants of little value. There are stylish joints, the kind where mediocre $24 tuna tartares and $30 chicken breasts, filled with fontina and foie gras, are the norm. There are hackneyed Asian concepts, the type where $20 sushi rolls are packed with fried shrimp, douse ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Chefs

    Chefs love talking about one another. They discuss talent. They obsess over who cooks better, who lacks integrity, who sold out, who travels looking for recipes to replicate. They talk about hype. They chat about expectations. They know what their colleagues are cooking. They have opinions about eve ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Miami's Best Argentine Restaurants: For Pope Francis's Installation

    In the more than 2,000-year history of Catholicism, the religion has stretched its tentacles all over the world. Today there are about as many Catholics in Central and South America as in the rest of the world combined. With the installation of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the first pope from the Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Ten Best Late-Night Restaurants Post-Ultra

    As Miami gears up for its biggest weekend of the year, so do the businesses that will be affected by it. After a battle with the city, Ultra Music Festival begins today in a two-weekend extravaganza that will bring more revenue to Miami than LIV sees the entire year. That's a big deal, considering t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Miami's Best Fried Chicken: A Top Ten List

    Eating fried chicken is no tidy affair. Golden brittle breading bursts after a gentle nibble. Bits of crust cascade beneath your chin. Juices flow. Fingers glisten. Lips gleam. (Call this gloss pollo frito; it sure as hell beats Chanel.) In Miami, a city brimming with restaurants of diverse ethnici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Ten Best Miami Brunches

    The debate over whether the best meal of the day is lunch or breakfast has been going on for millennia. Intense battles have broken out over the issue. But one day, a peaceful being came up with a compromise for the rivaling sides. The settlement was "brunch," a perfect middleman between the morning ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    Five Restaurants With the Best Service in Miami

    Let's play a little free association. When you think of Miami dining, you probably come up with terms like fresh, light, daring, and innovative. But what about great service? For years, snowbirds and recent transplants from parts north have bantered about how service was sooooo much better in New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Untappd App: Social Networking for Hops Heads

    For the beer lover who shuns Facebook but feels the need to connect with his or her kind, there is a solution: Untappd app for mobile devices. It's like sharing a virtual pint with your friends. The app for iOS and Android devices connects beer fiends worldwide, allowing users to share and post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    New DoorMetrics App Promises to Revolutionize Nightclub Entry

    Finding a way to get into the club is a rite of passage for Miami's younger generation. If you don't already know someone at the door, you better show up with the right ratio of males to females or you'll be hovering at the front for hours. Wouldn't it be great if the people at the door already knew ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Is Your Smartphone Spying On You? Miami Lawsuit Targets "Invasive" Carrier IQ Software

    photo by John Karakansantis via Wikimedia Commons​What if your smartphone has secretly tracked everything you've done for the past two years: every Google search, every website, every key stroke -- not to mention everywhere you've traveled? Sounds like a paranoid fantasy from Enemy of the State, b ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    New Times 'Best Of' App Gets Year-End Love From Wired, iTunes

    ​Do you camp out by the newsstand every year waiting for our Best of Miami issue? Ever wish while you were on the road -- whether driving through Kendall thirsting for a great bar or spending a work week in K.C., Sacramento, or D.C. -- that some of that New Times wisdom could travel with you?That' ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    Tour the New Planet Pit Interactive App, Designed by Miami's ROBA Interactive

    ​To quote another rapper: Pitbull isn't a businessman, he's a business, man. In a time of general industry floundering, Mr. 305-turned-Mr.-Worldwide has anointed himself the king of endorsements and new business deals. Dr. Pepper? Sure. Kodak? How about lyrical product placements. Voli "low-calo ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Food Truck iPhone Apps; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Burger Beast A screen shot of the Burger Beast Truck Track app.It's lunchtime and you're in your car jonesing for your favorite food truck. Where is it? Well, there's an app for that! Blogger Burger Beast is busy developing an app that will make it easy to find your favorite truck. The app wi ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Correction: Planet Pit App for iPhone 4

    Not the Planet Pit app for iPhone 4.​Yesterday, Crossfade published a blog reviewing Pitbull's new Planet Pit app for the iPhone 4: "Is Pitbull's New Planet Pit App Worth Its $9.99 Price Tag?" But we accidentally purchased both the iPad-only version of the app, and another official Pitbull app, ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    UPDATE: Judge Accepts Psystar-Apple Settlement; Clone-Maker to Keep Fighting

    The California judge overseeing the long and bloody fight between Doral-based clone-maker Psystar and Apple has accepted a settlement between the two firms, setting the stage for Psystar to keep fighting in appeals court. By C. Stiles Robert Pedraza outside Psystar's Doral headquarters. ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009
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    November 12, 2009

    Ten New Video Games for Foodies

    We all know someone who likes to play with his or her food, so why not give that epicurean enthusiast in your life a little fun this holiday season? Lots of new games are either already out on shelves or will be released in time for the holidays, so drop that turkey and get to the stores! Or just st ... More >>

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    October 13, 2008
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    August 20, 2008

    Miami-Based Psystar Will Get Around To Apple's Law Suit When It Feels Like It

    Miami based Psystar makes cheap computers that run Apple's elegant Mac OS X operating system. Such a brilliant idea. Why hasn't anyone else thought of it before? Because Steve Jobs and Co. have let it be known that they'll sue anyone who tries into submission. But Psystar has decided to fight, and ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008

    Dirty Type

    Google Trends reveals South Florida's penchant for salacious searches.

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    July 27, 2006
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    November 4, 2004

    Yours for the Hacking

    The countys court system has spent $36 million on a revolutionary new database, but when programmers warned it was vulnerable, theyre the ones who got deleted

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    August 19, 2004
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    August 30, 2001

    Digital Intrigue

    Did Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver deceive commissioners in an effort to steer a lucrative software contract to a friend? The friend says no. Shiver isn't talking.

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