While the rest of the America is gleefully welcoming the start of summer, Miamians are dreading it. It's the worst time of the year, full of bugs, heat, and nothing to do. Let us count the ways we're dreading the next few months. See also: Miami's Five Best Public Pools
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
We may be so vain, but there's little doubt this song is about us. Beyoncé shocked the world by releasing a secret new self-titled album, and the first track calls out South Beach, and not in the loving way her hubby Jay-Z usually does. "Pretty Hurts" places South Beach amongst the scourges that ... More >>
The average white-collar American spends 200 hours a week typing away on their keyboard, tirelessly filing paperwork, dealing with pesky coworkers, and answering countless emails and phone calls. That leaves us with only 48 hours to let loose and relive those college frat days. And since we spend ... More >>
Eager fashionistas lined up at the Midtown Target Saturday morning for the launch of the chain's latest bargain priced collection from designer Jason Wu. Unfortunately, they were all beat to the punch as a single couple bought out the store's entire stock of the collection with apparent plans to ... More >>
Remember the TV game show where contestants pick between unmarked doors? The Sundance Film Festival can feel that way. Despite the program notes and pre-festival buzz, you can't easily predict what you'll find. Attending the 2012 edition last week, I uncovered these highlights:
Courtesy of Teddy GunterTeddy Gunter can offer you a dress formerly worn on Sex and the City or a torn up, corpse-bride style gown from the 1930s (just in time for Halloween). Gunter is a stylist and also the co-owner and archivist of Stash Wardrobe Rental, a fashion library of sorts.She owns the ... More >>
via Fashionlogie/Terry's DiaryLast week, we noticed Vogue magazine had taken out permits for a photo shoot at Haulover Park, AKA home of Miami's nude beach. Turns out the photographer was none other than Terry Richardson, the quirky master of humorous point 'n' shoot camera pics who has ... More >>
Two very different types of situationsBrowsing the weekly listing of film permits issued in Miami-Dade sometimes yields interesting results. For instance, Vogue will apparently shoot photos in Haulover Park. Yes, that's home of the nude beach.It also seems the Miami-set fifth seaso ... More >>
Still from Liberty City Is Like Paris to MeToday, when you pick up a fresh copy of this week's New Times, take note: There's a little gift nestled inside. It's the official program for the 2010 Miami International Film Festival. (General admission tickets went on sale at 9 a.m. this morning. ... More >>
We're not sure what the editors of Vogue would think, but the Global Language Monitor has an interesting ranking of the world's top fashion hot spots. The Austin, Texas-based company used its Predictive Quantities Index to make the list, a measure that, according to GLM's website ... More >>
They're out there: hoity-toity connoisseurs just waiting to tell you that fashion photographers aren't real artists. They'll say, "Bla, bla, bla isn't fine art. Bla, bla, bla isn't thought-provoking... Bla." Then they'll take a sip of free champgne from a plastic cup and check their Blackberries wh ... More >>
MadonnaWednesday, November 26, 2008Dolphin Stadium, Miami GardensI am writing this to you at 2 a.m. exactly, which is the time you get home if you live in Wilton Manors and go to Madonna concerts in Miami. Madonna does awful things to the Golden Glades Exchange. Madonna makes "lanes" meaningless and ... More >>
Melissa Rodwell's fetishizing of young men is nothing new in our exhibitionist age.
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Glades airboat guides live in limbo sixteen years after the National Park Service began buying up the swamps
Horst P. Horst
This year's Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is bigger and ... well, bigger
Teenage dreams of a glamorous life on the runway
"Habana, Mayo 1997"
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Paris, Ghana, Senegal, Miami. Poet Felix Morisseau-Leroy spent half his life in exile, but his heart never left home.
Sure, I'll give you one Linda Evangelista for two Cindy Crawfords. But what are you gonna do with two Cindy Crawfords?
Love him or hate him, Miami Sound Machine architect and Crescent Moon Records visionary Emilio Estefan is a major force in contemporary Latin music
k.d. lang was almost buried on the lone prairie. Now she's caught fire with a hot new album.