Waxy O'Connor

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Waxy O'Connor's Closes in South Beach

    Looks like another Irish pub on South Beach has closed its doors. Waxy O' Connor's on Washington Avenue closed over the weekend, with the following message on its Facebook page: "We have closed our doors at our Waxy's South Beach Location. Come see us at Waxy's Fort Lauderdale! Download our app!"

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    Miami's Nine Best St. Paddy's Day Parties

    ​Who is St. Patrick and why does he have his own day? We don't know. But we're pretty sure about the reason we can never remember it ... All those pints of Guinness, shots of Jameson, and Bushmills on the rocks. If it weren't for the corned beef and cabbage to hold it all down, we'd be irrespon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Luiz Rodrigues of ECOMB Seen Eating...The Most Finely Chopped Caesar Salad You've Ever Seen

    Courtesy of ECOMB​Bar recycling parties are the kind of thing Luiz Rodrigues does to inject some environmental awareness into the South Beach lifestyle. The Brazilian-born Rodrigues is the executive director of ECOMB, or Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach. ECOMB's "Raising the Bar" promotes re ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 2, 2010

    Miami's top happy hours

    From salty to sporty to sublime.

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Where to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Miami

    via WikiCommons​Now that the weekend is over and the St. Patrick's Day parades have passed, it's time to celebrate in earnest. This Wednesday, forget it's a school night, don your favorite green outfit and drown in green beer at one of these Miami celebrations. Erin go bragh! Brickell St. Patric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Miami New Times Tweetup at Waxy O'Connor's

    Photo by Anthony Jordon​No holiday would be complete without free booze, and as always, Miami New Times didn't disappoint. The tweetup was held at Waxy O'Connor's by the river, coinciding with another Miami Music Festival gig.The Scenestress (@newtimesstreet) arrived to hand out name tag ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Miami Music Festival Previews: Carlos Bertonatti, Alex Nelson, and Shonie, All Playing Tonight

    Here are a few randomly selected recommendations among the many acts playing the Miami Music Festival. Visit for individual venue details. Many of these funky-named places you've never heard of are subdivisions of real venues, with made-up names just for festival pur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    License to Kilt: Waxy O'Connor's Opening Party

    It took just over two months to get it together, but Waxy O'Connor'​s Irish Pub is throwing a Grand Opening soiree this Thursday, November 19th, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The pub and eatery, located downtown on the Miami River, will feature an open bar for the first two hours, followed by "kill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Brickell Irish Pub Open-Closed-Open?

    Jackie SayetMe want beer​An attempt to meet up with a close friend for pints at Brickell Irish Pub on Tuesday ended in disappointment, aside from the company that is! Urban Daddy had reported the pub's opening on July 15, more than two weeks ago. What a bummer to arrived and find locked doors, lig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    5 Guys, Table 8, Bond Street, Waxing On Waxy, and A Diss At The Polls

    ​Bond Street, one of our best sushi establishments, is opening a branch in the tony Thompson Beverly Hills hotel (the flagship Bond Street is in NY - SoBe's opened in 2001). One of the cooler treats at the new place will be soy sauce "caviar", tiny dots of the dark liquid encased in thin-skinned m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch - The World Is Just Enough

    image via RandySonOfRobert's flickr​Open wide, Short Order's serving up a mouthful of local media from South Florida's food blogosphere. Here are some recent updates from across the internets.- Foodalogue has a mushroom tasting dinner. No mention of melting walls or seeing the colors in a so ... More >>