Two years ago, Miam Cafe's owner, Alexis Jacot, was on vacation with his wife from Switzerland, when he fell in love with the idea of opening a cafe in Wynwood. The former Proctor & Gamble executive noticed a vacancy inside the Wynwood Building and, right then and there, made a deal to snag the spac ... More >>
Supporters of special interest group "Big Firearm" are at it again trying to impinge of freedom-loving American's constitutional right not to own a gun. Some fancy organized group calling itself the Marion County Campaign for Liberty is pushing for an ordinance in the Florida county of Marion that ... More >>
The Vega brothers originally started with Cane A Sucre in the Midtown/Design District area. Since then, Tapas y Tintos and current restaurant, Kouzina have filled that spot. Now Cane A Sucre in North Miami is staying put. Sitting nearly across the street from MOCA on North Miami's main thoroughfar ... More >>
Florida's governor signed a bill earlier this month allowing the state's craft distilleries to sell directly to the public. Among them is Destilería Canéca, or Miami Club Rum, Miami's only commercial distillery. Prior to the passage of House Bill 347, alcohol manufacturers were (and still pretty ... More >>
Who throws a shoe table? Honestly! It appears that "The Beautiful People" of Switzerland reacted rather violently to an "Irresponsible Hate Anthem" issued by Antichrist Superstar Marilyn Manson during his recent trip to Basel. Promoting his latest record, Born Villain, the former South Floridian ... More >>
On yesterday's Sunday cover of Parade, (yes I still pick it up) three good looking chefs are laughing it up. The title of the story is "How Top Chefs Stay Slim" and follows with culinary wizards Art Smith, Cat Cora, and Curtis Stone share belly-busting secrets.Inside: eating rules of advice from Mic ... More >>
For every fat, drunk American football fan who couldn't even sit (or, uh, dance) through Madonna's 12-minute Super Bowl XLVI halftime bonanza, there are millions of giddy pop music fans in party towns like Istanbul, Zagreb, Warsaw, Kansas City, and St. Paul who'd be totally willing to blow their ... More >>
Mitt Romney released his tax filings late last night as he desperately tries to run down Newt Gingrich's ballooning lead in Florida, telling a Tampa audience: "I'm proud of the fact that I pay a lot of taxes."But in the harsh light of morning, it's hard to see how Floridians will be swayed by see ... More >>
Sure, this tragic tale took place in Switzerland, but Miami is home to almost as many dolphins as it is to techno DJs, and it's a sad reminder that the two should never, ever be mixed.The Connyland aquarium and amusement park decided it would be a good idea to host a two-day rave on their property, ... More >>
Fontainebleau Miami BeachChef de Cuisine Simon Bowker technically has the biggest job at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. He oversees the banquet program, which encompasses more than 220,000 square feet of event space (and you thought your two thousand square foot apartment was impressive). H ... More >>
Photo by Anthony VerrilliLe Baron's neon sign hanging at Florida Room last year.It used to be that half the fun of Le Baron's pop-up nightclub during Art Basel Miami Beach was figuring out where it would be taking place. But the Parisian party spot isn't even trying anymore, as it plops down at t ... More >>
All photos by Jacob KatelMumbai native Chef Shreyas Jagtap behind the line. Yeah, that's fire.Imlee Indian Bistro's commitment to traditional, authentic North Indian cuisine is proven daily on the palates of all who eat there. Brothers Manoj and Paresh Bhatti have owned the place since 2003. Mano ... More >>
Nothing makes a bleary, rain-drenched Wednesday afternoon a little more bearable quite like some good ol' schadenfreude. photo by Averette Creating off-shore tax havens lags just behind golf among Fisher Island's most popular leisure-time activities.So Riptide is grateful to 77-year-old Ma ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenEach December, Design Miami/ is one of the biggest and most distinct Art Basel satellite fairs on the west side of the bridge, but The Herald reports that the fair is looking to move from its annual and appropriate home in the Design District to a parking lot across from the Mi ... More >>
via Wallpaper*The director and co-founder of Design Miami/, Ambra Medda, has announced that she'll depart the organization in June with a new director announced shortly there after. Medda launched Design Miami/ five year ago at they young of age of 23. The fair, that runs during Art Basel week, h ... More >>
unattributedFact checked with bougerolle.net10. Pee Cola from Ghana - At first we thought it was just an internet joke, but we found two seemingly legitimate sources that back it up.So.... Drink Pee Cola.
Joyoendho via Flicker CCWhen it comes to the drug habits of the rich and famous, there's a thin line between hilarious and disturbing. Championship race car driver Mariusz Malyszczycki's relationship with ecstasy is something closer to entrepreneurial. The Polish speedster was busted in the middle o ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives week of August 10 - 16, 1988 Did you know that Zephyrhills is a city in Pasco County, Florida? Short Order always thought it was somewhere in Switzerland, where mountain folk make water out of melted snow far away from cars and people. Shoot, Zephyrhills is hard ... More >>
via BravoTVLast night's Miami Social was all about children: the kind you want but can't have, the kind you find are accidentally going to pop out in nine months, the kind you send away to Switzerland, and the kind that are 30-something professionals who live in South Beach. The main drama a ... More >>
It's not easy to come up with something new to say about Locos Por Juana. Fact is, we've lavished them with praise time and again, and deservedly so. But how many times can one write about their stellar blend of cumbia, reggae, hip-hop, rock, and tropical flavors? How many times can you rea ... More >>
On his way to D.C. to lobby for Obama's recovery bill, Mayor Manny Diaz stopped by the Freedom Tower to give his blessing to the 26th edition of the Miami International Film Festival. One hundred or so journalists and cultural emissaries were there to suck down free Bustelo cortaditos and get a tas ... More >>
This Sunday evening, recording artist Farah Juste will be at Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant on South Beach for "a CD signing and celebration". Ms. Juste's career as a passionate singer of Haitian folk songs took off with her debut solo album in 1977, and since then she has performed from Paris to Switze ... More >>
That deafening sucking roar you hear this afternoon might not just be the Dolphins bumbling through their midweek practice. It might, in fact, be the sound of your impending doom. Early this morning, a cabal of cackling, evil scientists gathered around their fiendish creation deep beneath the soil ... More >>
MoCA presents its permanent collection, with a twist.
The hullabaloo over Bouley’s Evolution is justified. And then some.
"If you did it in Iraq, either a Sunni or Shiite would car-bomb you!"
Cutting-edge art is creating waves of interest on the Beach
Slugging for salaries
MAM extols the art of architecture
Art Basel Miami Beach
What's in a name? Not much when talking about the jet-setting Goose Club diners
Letters from the issue of April 13, 2000
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a