‚ÄčLast week on December 6 when the new .xxx internet domain meant for pornographic websites went on sale to the general public, non-porno companies and universities rushed to buy up their .xxx equivalents out of fear that promising smut peddlers would cash in by using their brand image with the new ... More >>
Tom Falco, Grove GrapevineCafe Tu Tu Tango Facebook fan page profile pictureLive for about a week, a new Cafe Tu Tu Tango fan page on Facebook logged 100 fans today, just meeting the requirement to claim its own brand URL. Other digital fan clubs exist for the chain, including one for the now-defun ... More >>
Slip N Slide's been on a signing binge lately, with head honcho Ted Lucas snapping up Atlanta R&B group Jagged Edge, as well as a slew of other new acts. When I spoke to him in late May, Lucas waxed particularly enthusiastic about Georgia-based rapper Swazy Baby.His first single, "F How You Danc ... More >>
via myspace.com/peoplefromvenusPeople From Venus is one of the most under - the - radar quality local acts, but that should change soon with the late-summer release of the band's debut album. I waxed ecstatically about them not too long ago on this blog, but suffice it to say their songwriting boast ... More >>
Jacob Katel (New Times Best of Miami issue hits the streets this week. With this post, Riptide 2.0 provides an appetizer. The main course/entire issue will appear on the website Tuesday afternoon.) Best New Restaurant Area 31, Gotham Steak, Joey's, Sra. Martinez, and Meat Market ... More >>
via myspace.com/jimwursterJim Wurster is one of the best almost-kept secrets of the South Florida singer-songwriter world, a leading light of a micro-scene that revolves around small venues like the Luna Star Cafe. While his artist bio may be given to, shall we say, hyperbole, this much is true: Onc ... More >>
The South Florida native is the new producer king.
Gbalogh via Flickr/CC Miami-Dade police began an unholy crackdown on speeders this past week, leaving plenty of bad South Florida drivers to gripe about record-high $600 tickets. For road demons who are still stewing, meet the county's latest citizen watchdog: A self-appointed speed trap sleuth ... More >>
image via NBCmiami.com Not to say that New Times invented surveys, prizes, or calling stuff the best, but NBCmiami.com's "Golden Local" awards are obviously a blatant rip off of our legally trademarked annual "Best Of Miami" awards.That being said, NBCmiami.com has done a nice job in taking th ... More >>
I was going to tell you about how to get a free drink at a strip club by printing out a coupon off of a Craigslist event posting, but that promotion expired yesterday, tough luck. Instead I'll tell you where to go for free lunch with bare naked ladies. Here are three promotions advertised by Go ... More >>
Miami's DJ I-Dee takes scratching past wicky-wicky.
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