And the uhntz-uhntz continues ... Last month, the Opium Group dropped its Phase One lineup for Miami Music Week 2013, revealing eight shows at four clubs: Mansion, Cameo, SET, and Mokai. Now almost exactly four weeks later, the clubbin' conglomerate has unveiled its Phase Two slate, including MMW ... More >>
A media titan who made billions buying up everything from Graceland to American Idol, is poised to become the Tsar of Miami Beach nightlife. New York businessman Robert F. X. Sillerman has made a significant investment in the Opium Group -- owners of Mansion, Set, Mokai, Cameo, and Opium at the Sem ... More >>
Mansion and Cameo may grab all the headlines, but the Opium Group's other megaclub SET was always about providing ultra-exclusivity and privacy to its VIP clientele. Like any other South Beach beauty, though, a little nip and tuck is needed every now and then to stay looking "fresh." So after giv ... More >>
Party's over, folks. Louis Bar-Lounge's reign at the Perry South Beach ends for good tomorrow. According to Vanessa Menkes, senior vice president of communications for Opium Group, Louis's closing is due to construction and redevelopment happening at the Perry. "The hotel is being remodeled and L ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you about South Beach's Mansion kicking its headliner Dennis Ferrer off the decks mid-set for not playing "commercial enough." And then we followed up with Mr. Ferrer's remarks about the incident. Well, after much backlash and shit-talking about the nightclub from EDM ... More >>
Log onto mansionmiami.com and the nightlub's site has been scrubbed clean, except for a shocking three-word statement in big, bold red letters: "MANSION IS CLOSED." That same mysterious message also went out over Mansion's official Twitter feed and Facebook account earlier today, causing SoBe cl ... More >>
Dude, what did you do for New Year's Eve? That's the question wafting through Miami's collective hangover this week. Most answers involve a combination of drinking, smoking, dancing, having sex, vomiting, and getting arrested (not necessarily in that order).But a score of local clubbers say their ni ... More >>
Empty seats last night at Kane, and maybe for good. The lights were out at Kane Steakhouse last night. The front door was locked. Through the tinted windows, stools could be seen flipped upside down on the bar.Earlier in the afternoon, cooks were spotted walking down Washington Avenue wondering ... More >>
Louis Puig says Space's events had no problem selling out during WMC 2011.With Ultra Music Festival and the "new" Miami Music Week starting March 22, let's not forget that Winter Music Conference just came and went. We'll admit, we stayed home for the most part. There was still plenty of events ... More >>
Photo by Greg Minasian/WorldRedEye.comSo we stumble across this image, courtesy of World Red Eye, of Mansion's current marquee declaring "PER NIK RICHIE & THEDIRTY.COM NO JERSEY SHORE ALLOWED AT MANSION MIAMI." Nik Richie and TheDirty.com is, according to the website, "the world's first reali ... More >>
Photo by Aleksandra MarcotteRoman Jones watches you as you pee.First it was silkscreening his face on panties, now Roman Jones is allowing people to wipe their asses with his face. Yes sir, the newly reopen Mokaï seems to be stocked with toilet paper printed with Jones' mug. We've got to admit w ... More >>
Winter Party organizers are hating on Peter RauhoferA tiff over scheduling has exposed a nasty feud between a famous dj and the group that throws one of the biggest week-long gay and lesbian bashes of the year.Organizers and supporters of the Winter Party Festival have been circulating a mas ... More >>
When Cameo opened in 2007, it marked Louis Puig's first venture in South Beach. After success with Space in Miami's Park West district, it only made sense that Puig would be able to do it again across the causeway. Well, that didn't exactly turn out to be true as rumors started flying around that ... More >>
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