The Village of Merrick Park isn't so much an actual village but rather a fancy open-air mall. Of course, it's far too cushy to use the term "mall," but fearing that the name caused some confusion, it's officially renaming itself the Merrick Shops.The name change coincides with both the mall's 10-yea ... More >>
By all accounts, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was supposed to fly this weekend to a lavish luxury resort with a couple dozen of her closest friends, family and colleagues (including Gov. Rick Scott) and tie the knot with her fiance, Dr. Greg Henderson. Then something happened. No one is actual ... More >>
It's a classic rock theme vacation of titanic proportions. And fittingly enough, it's going down on a cruise ship.
The Rock Legends Cruise II is a four-night celebration of 1970s rock 'n' roll with the likes of Foreigner, Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, Molly Hatchet, and Foghat that'll be departing from ... More >>
Sitting outdoors at Red Light won't cost you a fortune.Last year, we bestowed our Best Restaurant for Outdoor Dining to Cecconi's Miami Beach for its lovely garden patio with retractable roof. And, of course, we like the food there too, a factor too often overlooked in "Best Outdoor Dining" compi ... More >>
Shaka Jons via FacebookIf you can't be a drunk co-ed..you can at least serve them the beerGirls Gone Wild, the series and website devoted to showing wholesome college co-eds drunkenly stripping and making out with each other is coming to Miami Beach to film..and if you've got some mad bartending ... More >>
File this under "Fuck yes!"
Mr. Worldwide, Pitbull, wants to get wild with you, and "2,500 of his closest friends" on the inaugural Club 305 Cruise.
Earlier today, Armandito Christian Perez tweeted in the third person, "Pitbull wants you to join him on the party marathon that will be @Club30 ... More >>
Could The Real Swamp Snakes of Everglades City or America's Next Top Invasive Species be coming to your television set anytime soon? Possibly. Over the next two months, not one, but two cable channels are set to roll out reality television shows based on snakes living in the swamps of Florida and ... More >>
ViaPutting on a little bit weight during the winter months is only to be expected in cities that find themselves covered in snow and lacking in sun, but a new analysis from The Daily Beast says that Miami is fifth in cities that have gained the most weight since Thanksgiving.Whoa! What's the deal ... More >>
Lots of tourists come to South Beach to get dirrty -- in that pained Christina Aguliera sense -- but most of them expect a clean room. For at least the second year in a row, a Miami Beach hotel has received the dishonor of making TripAdvisor.com's 10 dirtiest hotels in America list.
Erik PetersErik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>
South Florida's small but tight jazz scene has usually been recognized out of town for its Afro-Cuban influences. This Thursday night provides an opportunity to hear one of the greatest local proponents of that sound, Felipe Lamoglia. The noted saxophonist, arranger, and composer will t ... More >>
4th of July has become synonymous for many a South Beach club rat with the annual IndepenDANCE Pool and Beach Party at the Surfcomber Hotel. Now on its 6th installment, IndepenDANCE has showcased a variety of local and international DJ favorites in the past, including Space regular Victor Caldero ... More >>
Four years ago, a heavyset 26-year-old Miami woman named Rossana Miliani walked into a general store in Bryson City, North Carolina, with an older man whose hair was going gray.via Cobb County Sheriff's OfficeSerial killer Gary Michael Hilton is already serving one life sentence. Did he kill a Miami ... More >>
WikicommonsIs this your idol?All you hard-drinking, never-novel-finishing people out there, listen up. Sometimes we all need a jump start. Ours over here at the Miami New Times is that cruel Muse we call "Deadline", whose red tail is forever smacking us in the back of the head just when we're gettin ... More >>