Sony Open

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Key Biscayne Tennis Tournament Changes Name as Crandon Park Expansion Remains Tied Up in Court

    Bye-bye, Sony. The tennis tournament on Key Biscayne has a different, slightly less commercialized name and a new sponsor. The tournament will now be known as the Miami Open Presented by Itau. Not sure what Itau is? It's one of Brazil's largest banks, naturally, which only makes sense considering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    In Defense of Ultra Music Festival

    Won't somebody please think of the children! Is everyone done with the pearl clutching in regards to Ultra Music Festival? I get it -- EDM is Satan in musical form. And if you'd believe Mayor Tomás Regalado and City Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, Ultra is the ninth circle of Hell. The reality is Ul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Sony Open: Freshly Shucked Oysters and Champagne on Ice

    The Sony Open came to a close yesterday, and Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic finished with the singles titles. Lovers of the sport rejoiced during the past couple of weeks as they watched the world's best in tennis battle it out. But there were plenty of other reasons to check out the tournamen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Novecento's Hector Rolotti Dead at 47, Body Found in India

    Hector Rolotti, the founder and owner of the Novecento chain of restaurants, is dead at 47. According to a statement issued by Novecento Group, Rolotti, along with his wife Mora and a group of around 30 people, was in India on a spiritual retreat when a member of the party was pulled into the Gange ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    March 22, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    While everyone else in Miami throws on their second pair of neon sequined tutus and triangle bikinis, foodies will be eating their way through the city. This week, James Beard Award nominees Jeff McInnis and Hedy Goldsmithadvanced to the finals, and the proper way to celebrate such pride in our ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Victoria Azarenka, World No. 3, Pulls Out of Sony Open

    The organizers of the Sony Open cannot catch a break. On the men's side, both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have pulled out of the tournament, and today one of the best women's players in the world also announced she'll skip the event.Victoria Azarenka, ranked third in the world, has decided to pul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Sony Open: Best Eats and Drinks

    Play began at the Sony Open Monday, March 18, but everything really heats up this weekend. The tournament continues through March 31, and many tennis fans double up on day and evening sessions. That makes for a long day of tennis and some hungry people.Thankfully, the Crandon Park Tennis Center ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Absence of Federer and Nadal Hurting Ticket Sales at Sony Open

    Miami sure is a starfucker of a town. Some Miamians would show up to a letter opening if an A-lister was on the invite, but a lack of starpower can be deadly for attendance.So maybe it's not too much of a surprise that as the Miami Masters (now officially known as the Sony Open) kicks off today in K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Buddy Fruits Gives Free Tickets to Sony Open

    Forget Ultra for a minute, because there's another huge event beginning in Miami today that offers far greater pleasures for those of us into sports. Sony Open Tennis matches start today, March 18, at 10 a.m. and continue through Sunday, March 31. Like Ultra, the tournament can be exhausting -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Free Bombay Sapphire Cocktails, Ticket Giveaways at Sony Open Tennis Happy Hour

    The Sony Open Tennis tourney hits Key Biscayne in just a couple of weeks, and let's be real: It's as much about booze as it is about balls. So it's appropriate that the folks behind the big match have been hosting a series of happy hours, teaching attendees to make their signature Bombay Sapphire A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Michele Traverso Sentenced To Less Than a Year For Killing Cyclist; Carlos Bertonatti Still Awaiting Trial

    It's been a terrible week for Miami's bicycle activists. First, a judge sentenced Michele Traverso -- who killed cyclist Aaron Cohen last year on the Rickenbacker Causeway in a brutal hit-and-run -- to less than a year in jail, even though he'd been driving on a suspended license. Then, this morning ... More >>