While the upper U.S. West coast has a beer style to call its own (Cascadian Dark Ale), it appears that the craft beer movement in Florida has spawned a new style of beer: the Florida Weisse.
The second annual Berliner Bash on the Bay in Gulfport, Florida, was recently held on April 20 and several F ... More >>
For the past month, Riptide had been pounding the drum about Tremont Towing snatching cars from a private parking lot on 17th Street at Lenox Avenue in South Beach. Multiple residents have lobbed a laundry list of allegations at the lot, including that it's meter is deliberately similar to the city' ... More >>
Fast food really isn't all that fast. Especially in Miami (we've got a great work ethic in this town, don't you know), but apparently that pops up in other parts of the state.
An attempted robbery at a Wendy's in Longwood, Florida, was foiled after the workers took too long complying with the woul ... More >>
It's a dark night in California and Fishbone bass player Norwood Fisher's forearms strain as he applies a vicious chokehold to the throat of childhood friend and bandmate Kendall Jones, whose eyes bulge from their sockets. He's nearly unconscious from the lack of oxygen to his brain.
Still, Kendal ... More >>
Johnathan Wakefield, owner/founder of J. Wakefield Brewing Company and Miami beer crafter extraordinaire, is teaming up with Cigar City Brewing for some collaboration brewing. Again.This time, however, the new line of brews is going commercial and if Miami distributors are willing, you might get to ... More >>
Miami is an emerging craft beer market, and has carved out a niche in craft beer. Read also: CerveTech Brew Institute.Miami has one of the world's top-ranked brewers. and his name is Johnathan Wakefield. So if Miami is home to such talent, then this begs the ultimate question: where's the brewery? W ... More >>
Miami's world-ranked home brewer Johnathan Wakefield and LoKal Burgers & Beer in Coconut Grove are teaming up for a beer pairing tomorrow (Friday). Snobs and foodies, here is another chance to get together.The pairing starts at 6 p.m. and for $42, you get a three-course meal including Wakefield' ... More >>
Looking to travel abroad in the name of American Craft Beer Week? How about this? Go check out Miami homebrewers Jonathan Wakefield, Diego Ganoza and Robert Tejon who will be competing in the first ever Berliner Bash on the Bay to be held at Peg's Cantina in Gulfport, Florida, near Tampa tomorrow.Th ... More >>
Miami Beach's two towing
companies will attempt to hornswaggle the City Commission this afternoon into
granting them a rate hike. If commissioners and Mayor Matti
Bower cave in, Beach Towing and Tremont
Towing will charge people an additional $64 to get their cars back. Obviously, Miami Beach res ... 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 >>
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 >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Despite the theme of our earlier post about last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show, the entire thing was not, in fact, about Miami. Atlanta, Virginia Beach, New Orleans, and Houston all got their due as well, represented by arti ... More >>
El Duque is related to shooterGerardo Regalado, the 38-year old man alleged to have shot and killed four women, including his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself, is the half brother former New York Yankee pitcher Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez.
El Duque, in turn, is t ... More >>
If you thought your family was messed up, just wait till you meet the Rizzos, the big brawling clan at the chaotic center of writer-director Raymond De Felitta's new comedy City Island. One moment, they seem normal, then they don't, and then they do, and then they don't. They lie. They keep secrets. ... More >>
The Rizzos are an average family -- two parents, two kids -- who make their home on City Island, an old fishing town in the Bronx. The patriarch, Vince (Andy Garcia), is a New York State corrections officer with dreams of being an actor. His wife, Joyce (Julianna Margulies), is a beautiful but aging ... More >>
This past Sunday I put together a show at the Poorhouse with two of the best rock and roll bands in South Florida, the Furious Dudes and Mad Martigan, both from Miami. They are both underrated but awesome, and needless to say the show was amazing, just a good time to be had by all. Mad Martigan star ... More >>
Franz A. Wakefield, a Miami resident, claims that he not only came up with the idea and names of Apple's entire iPod, iTunes, and iPhone line, but that actress Sarah Jessica Parker totally screwed him over in the deal. Wakefield claims he won a 17th Congressional District Arts Competiti ... More >>
FusikTuesday, November 25Mix Ultra Lounge, HollywoodConsidering that there aren't many places for hip-hop culture to truly thrive in South Florida, it's no surprise that folks are starting to cross county lines to check out Mix Ultra Lounge on Tuesday nights.The semi-upscale martini bar seems like i ... More >>