Although Hurricane Sandy did not, as some meteorologists and media folks predicted, cause the earth to split asunder and drown us all in magma, it did put a pretty big hurt on New York City and the rest of the Northeast. In Gotham, the toll was massive: Flooding all over lower Manhattan, millio ... More >>
Publix customers in Florida can now redeem paperless coupons for small discounts on store items, but the technology is not available in Miami -- yet. Only Publix stores in Ocala are equipped with new technology that can accept the digital coupons.
Hey local chains, time to get brand smart. Miami celebs, time to get hip to your local chain restaurants. Mr. 305 himself is doing it. Last week Miami Subs partnered with Miami artist Pitbull in a big push to expand the chain.
We know of a few more local chains that could use a some famous endorse ... More >>
Giotto Pizza opened on West Avenue in South Beach about a year ago, but I just made it in for the first time this past weekend. The storefront is bookended between a Starbucks to the left and the kosher West Avenue Cafe to the right. Outdoor tables of the three venues line up side by side, those of ... More >>
Looks like Lincoln Road institution Zeke's Roadhouse has sold its last brew. Employees say that Sunday night was the beer den's final curtain, adding that they were told the owner is ready to move on.We were unable to reach Zeke's proprietor for comment, but this isn't the first time the place has b ... More >>
It's nice to find a Miami Beach business that cares about locals. So what if summer isn't "season" for South Beach tourism? West Avenue Cafe thinks its loyal local customers are worth catering to, and they're doing so by rolling out a new gluten-free, totally vegan menu that will delight plant-based ... More >>
The two-and-a-half acre plot of grass and nothingness in the center of Midtown Miami has had a tumultuous history. Now only known as the "Green Space", it was supposed to become a series of fancy gardens. That was scrapped in early 2011 after the high-falutin' landscaper never got past the tear-up-t ... More >>
That way to Suckville!Festivals are sort of the Costco of live music. Take, for example, the upcoming 2012 edition of Coachella. If you purchased individual concert tickets for every artist on the lineup, the cost would far exceed the festival's more-or-less $400 fee.
But when you visit Costco t ... More >>
The World Trade Center in the sunlight.As I walked into Dunkin' Donuts yesterday to grab a coffee in Miami, I noticed pumpkin doughnuts for sale. Suddenly a little frisson ran down my spine. I was transported back to a sunny morning almost a decade ago in New York. Around 9 a.m. on that fateful S ... More >>
In and around Miracle Mile, there is no shortage of solid restaurants, ranging from an Irish pub (John Martin's) to steak houses (take your pick here, here, and here) to Italian (upscale or family-style) to casual (and packed). Just about every mood, preference, and price can be ... More >>
It's all in the eyes. And the balls.If the Staten Island accent and amber peepers don't get you, Michael D'Andrea's meatballs certainly will. And then there's his unyielding appreciation for his mama. "My Mom, our last meal was my food," he'll tell you with a glint in his eye. Macaluso, by the wa ... More >>
Cold coffee. Ice. It should be simple.An iced coffee should consist of two things: (1) Ice. (2) Refrigerated coffee. Not hot coffee, because that melts the ice and invariably turns the drink into a watered-down, 2 Girls 1 Cup-style gag-inducing experience within fifteen minutes.It's simple, ... More >>
Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images for SonyClint Dempsey of the United States and Wayne Rooney of England.Some would say the ultimate result of Saturday's highly anticipated match between the U.S. and England was disappointing. The pre-game anticipation certainly didn't help. It was six months o ... More >>
An artist's interpretation of this story.It's something Miamians don't like to think about, but it's true: There exist a few unfortunate souls who are forced to periodically travel to Broward County for reasons related to work, Panthers games, and ex-wives.
Now they have a bus. Miami-Dade Transi ... More >>
Not inappropriately, Mexican Institute of Sound makes its home nestled in the quaint little town of Mexico City, otherwise known as the DF, a sprawling capital ranking amongst the 10 most populated cities in the world. And it's not so much an institute as one man with incredible vision. Though th ... More >>
Jackie SayetService with a sonrisaAmerican mall food court fare leaves some -- er, many -- things to be desired. But venture across the border or overseas, and as cultures change, so does the fast food game, usually for the better.So when we first heard that young entrepreneurs and husband- ... More >>