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    September 15, 2014

    Knowshon Moreno's Elbow Bent the Completely Wrong Direction in Fins Loss to Bills

    Miami has the Dolphins, the greatest most frustrating football team. A week after getting a plethora of good-job-smiley-faces on their Patriots test, the Dolphins came out and bombed their follow-up Buffalo Bills exam 29-10 like they had been out the night before playing Fireball shots flip-cup. E ... More >>

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    September 11, 2014

    New Times' Pairings Is Next Week: Get Half-Priced Tickets Now!

    New Times' Pairings is next week and you don't want to miss this event that features dishes from the best South Florida restaurants, each specially paired with a wine or beer to compliment every delicious bite. Just one week from today, on Thursday, September 18, from 7 to 10 p.m., Fort Lauderdale' ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Petit Hosts Ladies Night With Comp Wine For Women Every Tuesday

    Starting tonight, Petit Miami will begin a new kind of ladies night special that will require you to meet up with your girlfriends more often. Every Tuesday night, tables of ladies with reservations will receive complimentary glasses of wine all-night long with their dinner. Talk about girl power!

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    September 3, 2014

    The Mighty Stands Out With a Funky Lineup of House-Made Sausages

    There seems to be a gastropub on every Miami street corner nowadays. Anyone can order Nueske's applewood-smoked bacon, fill a cooler with offbeat craft beers, and cover the walls with red brick. That's as far as most places take it. But at The Mighty, a pocket-size spot on Coral Way once occupied b ... More >>

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    September 2, 2014

    Temple, a Plant-Based Eatery, Now Open in South Miami

    Temple, a plant-based eatery with an interior as colorful as its ingredients, is officially open for business at 5831 Sunset Drive. The new spot is now serving up breakfast and lunch to South Miamians looking for farm-to-tummy edibles. It's a vibrant addition to Sunset's array of eatery options. A ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Rick Ross' #RossFit Program: How to Lose 100 Pounds Like the Bawse

    We used to lovingly refer to Rick Ross as the "Fat Boy," but it must have been getting under his skin. He's embarked on a tireless mission to get back in shape, and he's made the effort public by using the hashtag #RossFit, snapping pics along the way, and even including his exercise regimen in hi ... More >>

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    August 18, 2014

    Miami International Airport Was an Epic Catastrophe Last Night

    Considering that lightning-filled monsoons sweep across Dade County every afternoon this time of year, waiting out weather delays at Miami International Airport is par for the course. The morass travelers encountered last night at MIA, though, was anything but typical. A double-whammy of busted co ... More >>

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    August 12, 2014

    Miami Mediterranean Cuisine Is the Best Place for a Gyro in SoBe

    If you're going to Sultan Mediterranean Cuisine in SoBe for your gyro, kebab, and falafel fix, you're doing it wrong. The far lesser-known place Miami Mediterranean Cuisine has tastier food, is open late (2 a.m.), offers free delivery (if the order is over $15), and costs about half the price. It m ... More >>

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    August 11, 2014

    Key West Lobsterfest: We Chased That Tail (Photos)

    The tagline for the Key West Lobsterfest is "A Celebration of our favorite Crustacean!" and that was reason enough for us to chase that tail. The four-day celebration really hit the streets this past Saturday with a concert and street fair open to the public. There were lobster tacos, lobster mac ... More >>

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    August 8, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Pop-Tarts, Pop-Ups, and Brunch

    It's another Friday and this weekend's theme is all about the pop-up...and brunch (because there's no such thing as a weekend without a few mimosas). It's a good time to try out the new pop-ups in town and, because we're into instant gratification, we're inviting you to start the weekend immediatel ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014

    Lan Pan Asian Cafe: Banana-Coconut Bubble Tea Is the Best Thing Ever

    It's thanks to Lan Pan Asian Cafe that I discovered the joys of boba tea about a year ago (I was totally behind the eight ball, I know). I was utterly enamored with their taro variety -- a creamy, lavender-hued, frozen dream. When I made the transition to veganism back in January, I was bummed to l ... More >>

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    August 4, 2014

    U.S. Secretly Sent Latin American Youth To Cuba To Stir Up a Revolution

    Dwight Eisenhower still holds the record for the most hamfisted attempts to oust Fidel Castro, thanks to alleged plots like the CIA's exploding cigar caper. But Barack Obama is giving Ike a run for his money. First came the "Cuban Twitter" fiasco, when news leaked that the US Agency for Internationa ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Miami Beach Sand

    For the second time in just three days, a small plane has had to make an emergency landing on the sands of Florida's beaches. Following Sunday's deadly crash landing involving a Piper in Venice, a small Cessna made an emergency landing on Miami Beach at 58th Street today. Luckily, no one was injur ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014

    ABC Restaurant Supplies: Outfit Your Kitchen Like a Chef

    Home cooks know all too well the woes of cheap kitchen equipment. There's the Dutch oven whose enamel begins chipping after only a few forays into a 300-degree oven; the sautée pan with the hot spot that burns part of your omelet and leaves the other half just barely cooked. This isn't to say ever ... More >>

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    July 18, 2014

    Rap's Top Ten Weird-Awesome Fashion Icons

    Hip-hop and fashion have always gone together like suits and ties. Ironically, though, rappers who wear suits and ties belong to the most boring slice of rap's style spectrum, right next to dudes in baggy pants and plain white tees. It's about being flashy. It's not about being like everyone else. ... More >>

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    July 17, 2014

    Make Vegan Milkshakes for National Ice Cream Month

    National Ice Cream Month (July, if you were wondering) can leave vegans feeling a little left out. Sure, we can snag a box of Tofutti or a pint of Rice Dream at the supermarket, but getting anyone to serve us a scoop or mix us up a shake? Dream on. Luckily, Whole Foods Aventura has our backs. This ... More >>

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    July 14, 2014

    Clueless Rick Scott Campaign Compares LeBron James to Charlie Crist

    When LeBron James announced he'd be heading back to Cleveland, most high profile Floridians responded with understanding and a gratefulness for what he accomplished here. Governor Rick Scott, of all people, was one of the lone exceptions. In a cheap campaign attack that is as insulting to Floridia ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014

    Mike Tyson Dines at Red The Steakhouse

    Iron Mike Tyson hosted a dinner party at Red the Steakhouse in Miami Beach Wednesday night in celebration of tonight's boxing match at American Airlines Arena. See also: Rare Blue Lobsters at Red The Steakhouse

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    July 8, 2014

    Love Is Blind Brunch: Hangover Wreckers and 99 Cent Mimosas

    Many Miami brunches offer unlimited mimosas for a fee, but before you say yes to that deal think a moment. Just how many fizzy beverages are you actually going to consume over the course of a meal? If your limit is three at best, maybe that $20 all-you-can-drink offer isn't so wonderful, after all. ... More >>

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    July 3, 2014

    Make Super Easy Vegan Coleslaw for Fourth of July (Recipe)

    T-minus 24 hours until Fourth of July festivities kick off. And shiiiiiiit, you totally forgot about the vegan dish you promised to dole out at your neighbor's hipster barbecue. Considering the contents of your fridge (some sad-looking celery and a bottle of ketchup), this might present a problem. ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    Marlins Turned That Dancing Kid Into Their New Mascot for Day

    Last week, video of a little kid busting out into some seriously sick dance moves after he found himself on the Marlins' Jumbotron went viral on the Internet. It was the most anyone has paid attention to anything related to the Marlins in a long, long time. So, of course, the team tried to catch l ... More >>

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    June 17, 2014

    New Times' Best of Miami: Check Out Who Won Now!

    Extra, extra, read all about it! Miami New Times' Best of Miami 2014 is online (a couple of days earlier than the print edition). That means you have a digital head start on everything great about the Magic City. See also: Miami New Times' Best of Release Party Cocktails: Have a Mojito or a Wynwo ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    The End of the Big Three Era? Spurs Win Title With Another Heat Blowout

    The Miami Heat's mantra heading into game five versus San Antonio was "Why not us?" But by the time the horn mercifully sounded on their third straight series-ending blowout loss, all they could say was, "Oh, that's why." The Heat's 24-month reign as champions of the basketball world came crashing t ... More >>

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    June 11, 2014

    Spurs Set NBA Record For First-Half Shooting While Demolishing Heat in Game Three

    Julia Dale sang the National Anthem, the crowd chanted "Seven Nation Army," and fire shot into the sky as the players were introduced to ear-piercing applause. Everything was going according to plan, the NBA Finals were back in Miami, and the Heat's home was hype with excitement. Then the San Anton ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    King James Destroyed Spurs and Dumb "LeBroning" Meme in Game Two

    Shhhhhhhhhh, you hear that? That's the sound of all the LeBron James cramp memes being deleted from all the Twitter accounts. If you put your ear to your computer screen, you can actually hear the little Instagram heart likes breaking into a thousand pieces and falling to the floor. Welcome to the r ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    A Wildfire Is Smothering Miami-Dade With Smoke This Morning

    Don't worry: It's just not the raging hangover from those seven rum and Cokes you pounded while sweating through the Heat's win last night. Your eyes are not fogged over with Monday-morning regret. Miami really has disappeared under a cloud of noxious smoke. A huge wildfire in Broward County is to ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    Spurs' Broken A/C Cramps Up LeBron, Beats the Heat in Game One

    Both teams tried to "beat the Heat" last night. Only one succeeded. The Heat dropped game one of the NBA Finals 110-95 in a matchup where Miami lost its biggest star, LeBron James, midway through the fourth quarter due to cramps that flared up for one reason: the Spurs' A/C blew out early in the c ... More >>

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    May 23, 2014

    Where to Get Brunch on Memorial Day

    So Memorial Day is fast approaching, and if you're an adventuresome soul who's sticking around for the weekend, you need to be thinking ahead. Planning is key when it comes to driving, parking, boozing, and, of course, eating. Come Monday, we're betting you'll be sunburned, hung-over, and desperate ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    D-Wade Carried the Heat in Game Two, Stole Home-Court Advantage Back From Pacers

    The Miami Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 87-83 in another thriller Tuesday night and in turn stole home-court advantage in the series heading into Saturday night's matchup in Miami. The win basically deletes the meaning of the entire regular season, taking away home court from the first-seed Pacers a ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Kush Taps Gravity and Cigar Collaboration "Gin and Juice" Thursday

    If you ever find yourself rolling down Northwest Second Avenue on the edge of the Wynwood Arts District, then stop into Kush to sip a little Gin and Juice, the collaboration beer brewed by Cigar City Brewing and Miami's Gravity Brewlab. "Gin and Juice," an American strong ale, will be on tap at Ku ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Mike Epps Lied About Seeing the Heat Get Smoked by Pacers in Game One

    The Miami Heat's 107-96 loss to the Indiana Pacers Sunday was about as enjoyable to consume as a poop-filled Chipotle burrito, but then again, people frickin' love Chipotle no matter what, so maybe that's a bad analogy. Seriously, though, this game was shitty. It was a wire-to-wire collective sittin ... More >>

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    May 16, 2014

    La Palapa Hondureña: Hole-in-the-Wall Serves Tasty Honduran

    On the outside, La Palapa Hondureña (formerly known as Adelita's Café) is anything but memorable. Surrounded by louder venues such as a vapor shop and a Papa John's, the restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows that are plastered with karaoke posters and the emblematic palapa, an open-sided dwellin ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    Epic Late-Game Comeback Sends Miami Heat to Eastern Conference Finals

    The Miami Heat is halfway to the three-peat, and I probably need to see a doctor when this season is finished. The Heat pulled out a thrilling 96-94 series, clinching victory Wednesday night over the Brooklyn Nets that sends Miami to the fourth consecutive Eastern Conference finals, sends the Brookl ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Bloggers Amp Up Burger Specials at Blue Collar

    May is National Burger Month, and as part of a rich and meaty tradition, Blue Collar is celebrating with blogger-created burger specials. In the past, creations have included the Fat Girl Hedonist burger -- made with chorizo, fried shallots, smoked Gouda, and chipotle mayo -- and the Food-E burger, ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    AQ by Acqualina: Dewey LoSasso's Whimsical Food in a Five-Star Hotel

    Chef Dewey LoSasso is obviously proud of his new tenure at Acqualina Resort & Spa. And why not? The plush Sunny Isles hotel is beautiful. The design gives the resort a vibe that's less South Beach and more large Mediterranean villa. Driving up to the valet stand ($8 with restaurant validation), your ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    LeBron Scores 49 Points in Game Four Against Brooklyn Nets

    Paul Pierce asked for LeBron James. Paul Pierce got LeBron James. Be careful what you wish for, kids -- you just might get it. LeBron James strapped the Heat on his back Monday night and carried the team to a thrilling 102-96 win that leaves Miami one win away from clinching a fourth straight East ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    Cecconi's Introduces 4-to-7 Happy Hour (Photos)

    Set in the posh Soho Beach House, Cecconi's Miami Beach serves up a taste of the sweet savory and boozy life for an affordable price. As the clock climbs from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday through Saturday, you can get drinks and small and medium plates priced at either $4 or $7. "This is the first time w ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    LeBron Scored His 4,000th Playoff Point, Called Ray Allen "Jesus" While Miked

    That's how it's done, son. The Miami Heat opened its semifinals matchup against the Brooklyn Nets with an emphatic buzz-saw-like 107-96 win. Longtime Heat nemesis Kevin Garnett went 0-2 and was scoreless for the first time in 139 career playoff games. Paul Pierce had eight points. (Dramatic pause fo ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Bodegon 71: Try the Juice, Arabian Empanadas, and Dulce de Leche Conitos

    I've already declared my love for dining in North Beach and Normandy Isle, and now there's a new favorite spot in the neighborhood. Bodegon 71 offers seemingly endless empanadas, along with juices, smoothies, decadent desserts, and much more. This family-run restaurant is still waiting for a wine a ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    How to Make a Vegan Crunchwrap Supreme (Photos)

    Since I became a kale-carrying vegan, there are but a few things I've missed: pumpkin ice cream, egg sandwiches, and Taco Bell. Sadly, though TB's beans are vegan, its menu items aren't the same without cheese and sour cream. So I pine for an occasional Crunchwrap Supreme. Is it the healthiest foo ... More >>

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    May 7, 2014

    Newspaper Headline Claims Heat Literally Castrated Nets

    The Miami Heat destroyed the Brooklyn Nets last night, but as far as we know, the Nets players' testicles are still anatomically intact. Unless of course The Evansville Courier and Press knows something we don't. See also: Miami Herald Runs Macy's Ad Congratulating Heat on Winning NBA Title

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    April 29, 2014

    See Ya, Bobcats: Heat Sweeps Round One

    Four down, a dozen to go. How sweep it is. The Miami Heat put down the Charlotte Bobcats Monday night 109-98, ending not only the Cats' season but also their identity, because the team switches back to the Charlotte Hornets next season. The Heat completed the series, season, and life sweep of the ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    Miami Heat Playoffs: 50 Twitter Accounts True Fans Must Follow

    What's better than watching the Miami Heat battle for its third consecutive NBA title? Sharing that experience with Heat fans just as passionate about the team as you, while at the same time getting the best possible up-to-the-dribble coverage all in the same place -- that's what. All you have to do ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    Ultra Music Festival Arrests: 12 Caught Gatecrashing, 20 Busted for MDMA

    According to the T-shirts on display at Ultra this year, many concertgoers were looking for someone named "molly." Apparently, it wasn't very difficult to find her. Miami Police arrested 20 people at the music festival for selling or possessing MDMA, commonly known as molly. That's according to a s ... More >>

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    April 22, 2014

    Animal Agriculture Is Destroying the Planet

    Today is Earth Day, 24 hours when we all pause to consider how best to reduce that nasty number known as our carbon footprint. But what to do? Should we all drive Smart Cars? Recycle our Bud Light cans? Set Miami's collective A/C at 80 degrees? Actually, going meatless is the best thing any of us c ... More >>

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    April 16, 2014

    Tweet Ben and Jerry's for Free Ice Cream

    As if we couldn't already thank Ben & Jerry's enough for bringing us Free Cone Day last week, now their tour is back in Miami for its fourth year and feeding the masses. With temperatures already creeping into the 80s, this ice-cream truck for grownups is a welcome visitor. Simply tweet @BenJerrys ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 50 Most Followed Miami Twitter Feeds

    When we decided to tally up the most popular Twitter users in Miami, we weren't sure what we were going to get. Real fame or local fame doesn't necessarily equate to Twitter fame. After all, Dan Marino barely made the list at 50, and LeBron James came in second. To compile this list, we used Twita ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    LeBron Got Fouled So Hard on a Dunk To Win Game and Refs Ignored It

    Controversy! For the third time this season, the Brooklyn Nets beat the Miami Heat last night by a single point, thus sweeping the season series four games to none. But not without debate. With the Heat trailing by one Miami had one frantic last chance to pull out the win. Rashard Lewis found Le ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    Marlins Fan Lost Wallet Opening Day, Gets It Back With $20 Inside

    If you lose your wallet in Miami, it's not uncommon never to get it back, and if you do, there might be a little something missing. Some people are not above taking a finder's fee. However, not everyone is terrible. A young fan who lost his wallet at Marlins Park opening day not only had it return ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Chivas Express in Miami Lakes Offers BOGO Bandeja Paisa Wednesdays

    We don't often (or ever, really) refer to Miami Lakes as a culinary mecca, but the amazing deal we stumbled upon at Chivas, a gem inconspicuously located in a nondescript strip mall right off the Palmetto Expressway, is definitely worth mentioning. Although the restaurant specializes in Colombian f ... More >>

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