Q. You have some prime beachfront property and some NFL greats as pals -- plus you're into reggae music. What do you do? A. You host a reggae beach bowl and invite everyone you know. That's what the Sole on the Ocean hotel and Ralph Pagano's Alba Seaside Italian restaurant is doing tomorrow, Apri ... More >>
Ralph Pagano is not exactly a wallflower. The chef, who can be heard weekly on the Paul and Young Ron Show on Big 105.9, has been on multiple television cooking shows, is an outspoken lover of the "ponies", and shows no shame in his love for a good mojito and a good time.So when walking into Alba, h ... More >>
"What's your favorite restaurant?" That question, recently batted around at our weekly editorial meeting, got us all thinking. If we had to choose one top dog at gunpoint, what would it be and why? Each week, a different Short Order blogger will celebrate his or her favorite eatery -- be it ce ... More >>
Bella Beach, a chic Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and lounge located at Trump International Beach Resort has come up with a mouth-watering idea: free "Hurricane Bella" shots, made with a blend of Malibu Passion Fruit Rum, orange and lime juice, simple syrup and Blue Curacao. For the next few mon ... More >>
This Sunday, families all over the country will participate in the tradition of stashing either painted eggs or eggs already filled with goodies all over the house and neighborhood. If the regular old egg hunt just won't satisfy the kiddies, there are a number of interesting egg hunts scattered arou ... More >>
Who says Disney has all the stories about powerful princesses overcoming evil? Long before Cinderella and Ariel, Queen Esther defeated the evil Haman, saving her people and being one general bad-ass young lady.To celebrate and remember this victory, every year Jews (and everyone else who likes a ... More >>
billweisserphoto.comIn this week's Café, we take a look at Chef Philip Ho, a new Chinese dim sum establishment. Ho debuted in Sunny Isles Beach a little more than a month ago, yet the restaurant is already burning on the tongues of local food trenders like too much Chinese mustard. Here is a sni ... More >>
Whatever happened to the stoic Eastern European mobster? You know, the Viggo Mortensen type who communicates via grunts, cryptic tattoos, and the bludgeoning end of a fire extinguisher? Meet 22-year-old Sunny Isles Beach luminary Jason Eibinder, arrested in January for his role in a massive Rom ... More >>
photo by Miamiboyz via Wikimedia CommonsAt some point, anyone who's ever gone clubbing on Washington Avenue has felt like the whole thing was an elaborate ripoff. But this? This is insane.The FBI today has busted an Eastern European ring that set up a half dozen fake clubs in South Beach that exi ... More >>
Organized crime is still alive in Miami, but after a crack down today not so well. Thirteen people throughout South Florida have been arrested and charged with ties to an organized crime syndicate. The arrests were part of a larger crackdown on a group called the Armenian Power gang. 100 people t ... More >>
Courtesy of Epicure MarketsIf you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Don't want to cook for the holidays but don't want to eat out either? Epicure Markets in Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach are offering ... More >>
The Place: Kitchen 305 (at the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort) 16701 Collins Ave. Photo via facebook.com/kitchen305.Sunny Isles 305-949-1300facebook.com/kitchen305The Hours: Monday - Friday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The Deals: Get 50% off all appetizers and drinks. The food menu includes optio ... More >>
The Epicure Gourmet Market and Cafe in Sunny Isles Beach is now carrying Four Rivers Smokehouse Barbecue Sauce, which has quite a fan base thanks to the popularity of the Orlando-based, Texas-style Four Rivers Smokehouse restaurant. The two blends, Original and Hot, were first marketed by 4R owne ... More >>
Nearly a quarter of new condos in Sunny Isles Beach are empty. [CBS4]One person is dead and another injured after an early-morning drive-by shooting in downtown Miami that began on the MacArthur Causeway. [CBS4]The bodies of the last missing Lynn University students and professors have been found an ... More >>
Burger King continues its quest for world domination, 4th quarter numbers are in, profits are up, revenues down. [Forbes] [BizJournals] [BKCorp]Miami Dade Water & Sewer Department launching advertising campaign to promote the benefits of tap water for your drinking pleasure. [Bnet] [FoodWaterWat ... More >>
Sunny Isles Beach. Don't get up there much. Thankfully, Flickr user Jikatu does, and took this picture of Jade Beach and Jade Ocean, the Carlos Ott designed towers By the way, if you have a Flickr be sure to join our Miami New Times group.
Chef Kurtis JantzCorning gloryRival NBA Finals cities may be embroiled in a pizza war, but Orlando's pride extends beyond the court and oven this time of year, into the corn fields. Sweet and delicious Zellwood corn is in season now, grown and harvested just a few hours north to the delight of ... More >>
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