Morgans's second location opens in South BeachThere didn't seem to be many interesting restaurant openings in July other than Morgans' second outpost in the old Joe Allen space. August is shaping up to be more promising with the openings of Egg & Dart in the Design District and Chow Down Gril ... More >>
South Beach dining can be nauseating before you even pick a restaurant, if you don't know how to navigate it properly. Restaurants hire hot girls to wave menus in your face and yell lunch specials at you while their cleavage falls out of their shirts. Everything seems to cost twice what it should ... More >>
Does 1500 Degrees deliver on its Miami Spice menu?Miami Spice 2011 begins in five days. Each year, we like to take a look at the menus being offered and share our take on them. Some restaurants, as most already know, embrace this annual $35, three-course promotion with more enthusiasm than others ... More >>
photo by chensiyuan via Wikimedia CommonsAn off-duty New York City police officer was shot on South Beach outside a ritzy beach resort early this morning, police say. Miami Beach detectives have shut down Collins Avenue between 12th and 13th Streets today while they search for whomever shot the o ... More >>
South Beach has played host to some of television's worst reality shows, but we can't imagine an hour of programming that will be more locally loathed than South Beach Tow. The show follows the family and employees behind Tremont Towing, the ruthless company that makes sure you'll never catch a b ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian open Tudor House at the Dream South Beach.Tudor House, Goffrey Zakarian's return to South Beach, has opened in the Dream Hotel to much anticipation. The space is open and airy, with a masculine take on Miami Art Deco decor. The gray a ... More >>
Photo by Ivon David RojasAn anomaly among nightclubs and lounges in South Beach, Rokbar was a favorite among locals and downtowners who wanted something a bit more authentic than what the area usually afforded. Unfortunately, effective immediately, Rokbar has closed its doors for good."I came onb ... More >>
via YouTubePolice surround a car during a shootout on South Beach this morning.South Beach's annual Urban Beach Weekend ended on a bloody note early this morning when two different police-involved shootings broke out near Collins and Washington Avenues, shattering the night with multiple rounds a ... More >>
Jacob KatelJohnny Lunatikk Capri Smith, Liberty Square ProjectsOn a scorcher of a day in Miami, voting centers in Miami Gardens, North Miami, South Beach, Legion Park, and Liberty City were hardly a hotbed of activity.Few voters wandered in to the precincts we visited, but we did see quite a few ... More >>
Ivon David RojasDuring Memorial Day weekend in Miami, even if it doesn't rain, there will be a perfect storm of liquor, music, and dancing from South Beach to downtown, and up I-95 to King Of Diamonds -- not to mention every strip club in between. From all-day festivals at Bicentennial Park and ... More >>
For a popular restaurant to spawn a second locale is nothing new. Indeed, some restaurateurs claim that this is the only way to start seeing any real profits. Until recently, however, this phenomenon hasn't happened much in these parts. Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Le Sandwicherie, Sushi Maki and nu ... More >>
photo by Ruben de Rijcke via Wikimedia CommonsEvery night, hundreds of unlucky partiers stumble out of South Beach clubs to find their cars gone, hauled to a grim storage lot on Bay Road and held for ransom. Towing is big business for the Beach's only two licensed companies -- Tremont and Beach T ... More >>
Camille Lamb South Beach resident Nico Totaro flaunts his choice.The milk aisle these days is a lot more complicated than it was ten years ago. There was a time when 1 percent seemed exotic. Nowadays, they're squeezing milk out of rice, almonds, soy beans, and coconuts in plain, vanilla, choc ... More >>
Food Network Party with GuyEvery year the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Rolls out its tents on the beach off Ocean Drive and every year you procrastinate, waiting to see if somehow some business associate or rich benefactor will bestow on you a complimentary golden ticket. If you ha ... More >>
photo by JipsyIt's really heartwarming to know that people of all different races, religions and sexual orientations can regularly agree on one thing: that South Beach is just one hell of a sexy place. While the readers of mainstream mags like Travel Leisure regularly cite Miami as being home t ... More >>
Students at South Pointe Elementary School in South Beach today were almost greeted by some pretty inappropriate hardcore pornography this morning. Several XXX photos were found placed inside display cases on the first and second floor of the school, and officials had to re-route students so they ... More >>
Photo by JipsyFarewell, Shelley Novak!When former New Times staff writer Natalie O'Neill wanted to get the inside scoop on the gay glory days of South Beach she turned to drag queen-extraordinaire Shelley Novak. The self-described "Barney Rubble in a dress" took her to an Office Depot that once w ... More >>
The 305 in 2010 was so awesome that our heads totally exploded!The swamps and warehouse squats, Carol City and Coco's Nightclub, South Beach and the megaclubs -- our city's music scene is the product of so many split-up, spliced, and remixed sources that any attempted overview of its output will ... More >>
J.Whitrock/Courtesy of Ability ExplosionDavid NewDavid New is an entrepreneur, the chair of the Miami Beach Disability Access Committee, and the main promoter of Ability Explosion. About ten years ago, he lost his sight due to a degenerative eye disease. He created the Ability Explosion event to ... More >>
wikipedia.comFunnel CakeSome might say South Beach has it all. From decadent restaurants to dive bars and everything in between, there is just about something for everyone in this (in)famous neighborhood of Miami. Giving it some thought, however, there're a few ingredients that would be sure to a ... More >>
Pizza Fusion tosses its pie into the South Beach ringMo' Mofongo Jimmy'z Kitchen, the little, lovable, Latino hole-in-the-wall on South Beach, has the signs up for a second location coming to the ground floor of the Cynergi Miami Condos at N. Miami Avenue and 27th Street in Wynwood. You can check ... More >>
Evidently, Stephen Ross hasn't quite finished his quest to make the Miami Dolphins the biggest laughing stock in the NFL. Because now that he's brought in A-list celebrities like Gloria Estefan and Jennifer Lopez to become part-owners of the team, Ross is moving on to phase two: He's going to tur ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersB&B's beer-battered onion rings with cheddar-jalapeño dipping sauce are only $6. While South Beach is home to some of the fanciest, priciest, poshest, most celeb-driven eateries in the county, there are also many inexpensive spots where one can nosh without break ... More >>
The Naked TruthNaked Pizza is gearing up for an opening on Washington Avenue. The debut can't come too soon, because South Beach residents are really hungry for yet another pizza chain outlet.No Hormones, No Steroids, No AsterisksLime Fresh Mexican Grill, a Florida-based company, has become the f ... More >>
A woman was struck outside the Loews. In today's roundup of horrible things: a hit-and-run sends a woman flying into the air in South Beach, someone slams a car into a Hialeah McDonald's, a toddler who went for a tumble should be fine, and there might be a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow in d ... More >>
Film School Rule #1: What your movie lacks in quality can always be made up for with a hot lesbian kiss.Are you familiar with Tommy Wiseau's legendary 2003 movie The Room? A film so bad it has gained cult status for being just godawful. A piece of cinema with no regard for things such as a conci ... More >>
We know Jersey Shore is a show that trades heavily on stereotypes, but did one of the cast members really have to go down the tired trail of becoming a coke addict while living in Miami? How cliché.RadarOnline reports one of the castmates evaded producers and went on a few cocaine binges du ... More >>
"We're really pee-a-neering some new ta-rare-itory." South Beach was kind of insane this weekend. More so than usually. Exxxotica brought an ever so slight rise in the amount of creepy dudes and blonde girls with fakes tits and sad eyes, while the multiple roving gains of lesbians on Vespas can b ... More >>
Rosa Mexicano, pictured here at Mary Brickell Village, is coming to South Beach next year. Cinco de Mayo may be over, but Short Order is not too hungover from margaritas and tacos to be excited about the news that Rosa Mexicano is heading to South Beach next year. While the popular, upscale Mexic ... More >>
The W Hotel on South Beach recently debuted their Bliss Spa. This state-of-the-art spa hails from New York, where Bliss is known as the leader in facials, massages and other pampering treatments. While Miami isn't lacking spas and the like, this new three-story facility is modern, clean and approach ... More >>
Yesterday we noted the pop-culture luminaries of the Jersey Shore have arrived in South Beach and are staying at the Catalina Hotel (until their full-time pad is ready, we hear), but TMZ reports there was a bit of surprise. Angelina "Jolie" Pivarnic, who lasted only three episodes during the ... More >>
The tweets of the guidos and guidettes of the Jersey Shore have fallen silent. That can only mean one thing: filming for the second season has begun and they should be in South Beach soon. You'll probably know for sure when the chemicals in the air from their various tanning solutions, hair gels, ... More >>
Back in July, three-fourths of the security guards on South Beach signed cards asking to unionize -- a move that set off months of nasty fights with their employer, Security Alliance. Company leaders bullied employees to find out who had signed up. At meetings, the bosses reminded the guards ... More >>
Photo by DOKAs a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
No nametags but plenty of booze.This year's fourth tweetup was a blast at Lucky Strike on South Beach, although once again, it was more like a rockin' party than a proper tweetup. The cute and bubbly sign-in girls were just the start. It was a great time, even if we were all scattered about and d ... More >>
And hit the streets for the Great Eskate
And pick up organic goodies to go.
Meet Jewish singles and mingle at the Matzo Ball.
SoBe's "Grand Central Station" is still buzzing.
Get your fash-on with a week of style.
But not going to the Fitness Expo might.
South Beach sizzles through your camera lens.
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