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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Lady Casa's Five Reasons to Hate Monsanto

    Being a PLUR warrior isn't just something you do at 2 a.m. in a dark club, it's a 24/7 job. You've got to awaken people to a higher consciousness and use your powers for good at every moment possible, even if it means marching on a couple hours of sleep. Lady Casa (formerly known as Molly Casa) and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Coca-Cola to Face Criticism for Food Stamp Lobbying

    Ready for a shocker? American taxpayers subsidize the purchase of approximately $4 billion worth of soda products annually through SNAP, the supplemental nutritional aid program also known as food stamps. Federal, state, and local governments have all tried to prohibit the purchase of sodas and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Return Of The Twinkie: Hostess May Have Pulled Off The Biggest Scam Since New Coke

    You read about the Great Twinkie Extinction here on Short Order (and everywhere else) and maybe you applauded, or more than likely, felt as if yet another piece of your childhood was being torn away from you by The Man.Well, there may be a reason to rejoice, put your footie pajamas on, and couch pot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Miami Veteran's Day Freebie Roundup: Lunches, Dinners, and Roast Beef Sandwiches

    Happy Veteran's Day to all of the devil dogs, squids, airdales, boonie rats, coasties and active duty men and women. And a bravo zulu to all reservists too. Veteran's Day is this Sunday and what does that mean for our vets besides a parade and a marathon of war movies on The Military Channel? Free g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2012

    Rich Roll, Vegan Ultra-Athlete, Recovered from Alcoholism and the Standard American Diet

    One day, Rich Roll, a 41-year-old father of four, was out for what he planned would be a five or six mile run. Maybe it was the plant-based vegan diet he had recently adopted, or some primal, ancestral energy stream he had suddenly tapped into, but on that particular day, Roll didn't want to stop at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    The Music Industry's Top Ten Corporate Whores

    These days, musicians are nothing without high-profile, million-dollar endorsements. You just aren't a winner unless you're shilling soda, makeup, electronics, and your own personal brand of booze. Luckily, today's commercial powerhouses are more entrepreneurial than ever. So they will literally se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    The Ten Wackiest Food Vending Machines Ever: Mashed Potatoes, Live Crabs, and More (Videos)

    It must be a slow news week because instead of the upcoming Presidential election, Middle East strife, and needles in your airplane sandwich, ABC (and most every other news source) chose to focus on a truly bizarre story and an invention that could possibly save mankind.The mashed potato vending mac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Miami Beach Forms Unhealthy Alliance With The Coca-Cola Company

    ​In a shameless act of pure greed, the City of Miami Beach has formed a beverage sponsorship agreement with the Coca-Cola Company.This does not mean that when exiting the MacArthur Causeway onto Fifth Street that you will drive past a sign that reads Welcome to Coca-Cola Miami Beach. It does mean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Calle Ocho 2012: An 11-Stage Music and Entertainment Guide

    ​It feels like only yesterday that we were shaking our hips with Gloria Estefan in a record-breaking 119,969-person conga line at Calle Ocho. But that was March of 1988, Reagan was in still office, and Miami New Times was only a fortnightly newspaper, not the massive multimedia empire that it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Club Madonna, Miami Beach's Only Strip Club, Says BYOB

    ​Club Madonna Leroy Griffith's favorite past time is ruffling the feathers of the inhabitants of Miami Beach City Hall. A long standing city ordinance forbids the sale of alcohol at strip clubs, and as a result Griffith's Club Madonna is the only strip club in South Beach. Sure, it keeps competiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Full Event Schedule for Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference 2011

    Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.​We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25. So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2011

    David Rukin: Bee Pollen Can Make You Bill Gates or LeBron James

    BuzznBee.comFlorida beekeeper David Rukin​The use of bee pollen as a nutritional supplement is far from new. The ancient Greeks and Egyptians were popping the tiny, mustard-colored granules well before pop culture breathed health food stores and smoothie shops to life. But what is it about bee pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Carnaval On The Mile Has Food, Fun, Free Stuff

    The Brassaholics will be performing and all you want is an arepa and a beer.​The party is in the Gables this weekend as the annual Carnaval On The Mile kicks into gear. The event on Miracle Mile features paintings, sculptures, photography and crafts. Live musical groups, , including jazz ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Pizza, Bagel Joints Feud Over Holy H2O

    Lee KleinOriginaly Brooklyn Water Bagel Company coming to Miami Beach​Water is at the center of a legal food fight between a Delray bagel shop and a Lake Worth pizzeria. But it's not South Florida water that heating up. It's the New York tap H2O that does miracles for pizza and bagel dough. Or so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Miami's Vegan Pizza Options Are Limited

    ​The coolest thing I heard this week is that Bill Clinton is now eating a mainly vegan diet. Not only that but he's doing it right -- vegan protein shakes in the morning and a eating well-balanced, colorful range of foods. You go, Bill, the whole vegan community is rooting for you.The second best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    The McRib: A History of McTeasing

    Farewell tour our arse!The sordid tale of the McDonald's McRib sandwich is little known, little discussed. This tasty nugget is simultaneously the laughing stock of the fast food world (and that's saying something -- remember the Mc-Lobster Roll?) and a product that inspires cult-like devotion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Five Questions With the Legendary Coke's Joe Rubio; Reunion Show This Saturday

    Open House = GOOD TIMES!​In the early '70s a group of Hispanic youngsters created an album that has over the years achieved legendary status. In the true sense, they were pioneers of what we off-handedly refer to as the "Miami Sound." Owing more to TK Records, funk and salsa than anything else, wi ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone: Interview, Part One

    Chef Stone: an Aussie with American spirit​Maybe you've never eaten his food, but now that Curtis Stone has managed to hang on for seven Celebrity Apprentice episodes, much of America hungers for whatever he's willing to cook up. This Aussie chef known as much for his talent as his spiked, blonde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    The Upside of Passover: Coca-Cola With Sugar

    The backlash against products with high fructose corn syrup has become more vociferous each year as food crusaders like Michael Pollan decry the artificial sweetener. While Coca-Cola stopped using sugar in place of high fructose corn syrup since the mid-'80s, there is a loophole that many soft drink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Top 10 Sodas From Around the World

    unattributedFact checked with​10. 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.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Top 10 Best and Worst Super Bowl Commercials From the 1980s

    Fridge, McMahon, Coke, Super Bowl 1986​This Sunday, February 7, football rules the airwaves when Super Bowl 44 beams out live from Miami, and millions of dollars worth of commercials for crap you don't need and foods that kill-slowly connive their way into your subconscious, wallet, and fridge thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Skinny Mini Coke Can is Such a Tease

    Courtesy of Business Wire​Let's do a little word association game, shall we? Chocolate candies are to cavities as a can of Coke is to ____. Did you say "a trim physique?" Perhaps "a lean, mean, fabulous-looking-while-sunbathing-nearly-naked on-South-Beach me?" Probably not. So please, someone tell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Home and Abroad: Jonathan Eismann Dishes on Steel Drum Squid, White Russians and Spaghetti

    Jonathan Eismann, Chef/Owner Pacific Time and Pizza VolanteBest Squid in Ho Chi Minh City, cooked over a fire in a old steel drum in the street, Best Pork Chops in history there, too.  Saigon Killer Pork Chops!Best Chinese and Dim Sum at a place right next to the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok.B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    It's Time for Calle Ocho, Party People!

    All you street festival lovers, I know you know what time it is! Last week I asked and none of you answered. But I know that's purely a matter of laziness, because who doesn't love street fairs? Well, the granddaddy of all street festivals is fast approaching and it's celebrating its 30th annive ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    Bottled Water Gets the Boot

    As containers and costs mount, tap water is the rule in eateries.

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Brawls to the Wall!

    New Times salutes Miami's finest fisticuffs of the past year

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2007

    Have a Coke and a Trial

    U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez has a bad habit of not disclosing apparent conflicts of interests. First came that business on February 28, 2005, when Martinez failed to mention he was a Eucharistic minister, a spiritual leader who serves communion during Catholic mass, when he overturned a ver ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 11, 2007

    Fast-Food Children

    Making school lunches healthy is an uphill battle

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    Dream On, White Girl

    Exene Cervenka reinvents the Original Sinners

  • Dining

    December 7, 2006

    Hungry at the Wolf

    The museum’s Dynamo Café offers simple yet stimulating food

  • Culture

    January 8, 2004
  • Culture

    December 4, 2003

    Art During Basel

    Your unofficial guide to all that's hanging

  • Music

    December 5, 2002

    Band Sluts

    Some musicians just can't say "no' to a gig

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    All Over the Plate

    Something for every taste, from world-beat canvas to small portraits to tongue-licking china

  • Restaurants

    May 17, 2001

    Best Café In An Antique Store

    White Lion Café and Antiques

  • Culture

    May 4, 2000

    Always About Andy

    "About Face: Andy Warhol Portraits"

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of April 27, 2000

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Still Making Sense

    Welcome to the world of David Byrne

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    Pop Quiz

    What did your kids learn in school today? To drink Coke.

  • News

    October 3, 1996

    The Girl of Summer

    How did Tina Nichols become the first woman to play in the South Florida Baseball League? Simple: She's good.

  • Culture

    October 26, 1995
  • News

    December 25, 1991

    The Parade Has Passed Her By

    Celia Touzet's decade-old Fiesta by the Bay has vanished from Bayfront Park's New Year's Eve landscape