Growing up in a Nicaraguan household, my first introduction to hard liquor came from my dad's bottle of Johnnie Walker Red. Nicas love hanging out with Johnnie. He's a smooth cat who's been the master at concocting aromatic, amber spirits since the 1800s. At the tender age of 13, I became a full-fle ... More >>
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After spending the mid-1970s repeatedly slapping the Queen with the knobby end of his spit-soaked Sex Pistol, pioneering British punk John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) decided to take a break from all that endlessly ... More >>
For the longest time, recorded music's biggest limitation has been that you can't jump from behind a corner while wearing it and scare people into squirting their drawers. Well, prepare to squirt them drawers, people near corners.
The awesomely noisy weirdos in Black Moth Super Rainbow are releasin ... More >>
Ever rocked so hard that you blacked out, puked last week's hot lunch, and woke up 666 hours later feeling like your skull just got fucked in outer space by a gang of so-called interglactic mutant overlords?
Well, then you've probably never purchased tickets for the disgusting, otherworldy freaksho ... More >>
See the screening details for LCD Soundsystem's Shut Up and Play the Hits in Miami -- plus LCD Soundsystem's movie release party at Grand Central.
"When we started the band, suddenly we were, like, New York famous. We could get into anyplace, but you know -- I was never recognized on a plane."
Jam ... More >>
Purchasing prepackaged food and dining out do seem a little mainstream. So does grocery shopping. This poses quite the conundrum for the young and über-authentic.
Which is why (actually probably not why) out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, comes Hipster Dust, an "addictively natural" vegan spice mixtu ... More >>
Laine DossMast Brothers Chocolates -- Wynwood just got sweeter.Mast Brothers Chocolate is a small boutique factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that makes artisan chocolate.The chocolate is made in small numbered batches from beans specially selected by the brothers who own the company, Rick and Mi ... More >>
Lokal, a new burger joint in Coconut Grove, opened Christmas Eve after much renovation to the space on Commodore Plaza.When Short Order spoke with owner Matthew Kuscher in September, he spun a tale of a small neighborhood restaurant featuring locally sourced food and drink. Kuscher described a mu ... More >>
Photo by Logan FazioCheck out the full 21-photo Wood Tavern Grand Opening slideshow.
Cesar Morales wasn't lying when he told New Times a few months back that he was gauging public opinion in order to create a bar to please the common people.
We're paraphrasing, but he did post questions on Fa ... More >>
Even as Crossfade continues to closely monitor Art Basel Miami Beach music and party news, we're already looking beyond the early-December art extravaganza, working our sources and scouring the interweb for the scoop on end-of-the-year show announcements.
And here's the latest tidbit: On Decembe ... More >>
via YouTubeGotta keep the skills sharp somewhere.The gritty rooftop "Miami Kiwanis Club League" might be every bit as much a fantasy as the idea of seeing The Heatles destroy the NBA again before Christmastime -- but damn if it doesn't look like a hell of a fun game.Dwyane Wade dominates for a "L ... More >>
Just kidding. There are no ushers in Miami movie theaters.Our sister paper in New York City just published a list of ten things that city's citizens need to stop doing. But let's face it: Even when you consider the number of Williamsburg hipsters, Miamians are still way more annoying than N ... More >>
The Trojan Good Vibrations truck - not selling weiners....At Miami food truck roundups you can find most anything from tacos to snow cones. But the one thing New York food truck roundups have over us this weekend -- besides scorching heat waves and lots of pigeons -- is free sex toy ... More >>
Photo by JipsyRemember last year's Brew at the Zoo? Probably not.Miami New Times and Zoo Miami's Brew at the Zoo takes place April 30. Before then, we'll showcase a few of the breweries pouring for your drinking pleasure. All in all, over two dozen beers are scheduled to be poured, with more ... More >>
Photo by Ruvan WijesooriyaAmid the deep woofs of Miami bass and the resonating pitch of piercing house, one New York duo plans to make sweet love to the sound systems at Ultra Music Festival's Live Stage.
Meet Holy Ghost!, the pair responsible for your favorite slow-dance disco track, "Hold On. ... More >>
Photo by Tom SandsHank & Cupcakes are a certifiably NSFW kinda couple.After kicking ass on the Israeli rock scene for years, lawfully wedded rock star duo Hank & Cupcakes decided it was time for a trip to the Americas. So they hung out in Cuba for six months before trekking up to NYC where th ... More >>
Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken in Miami-Dade County in the week previous. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain-out look more badass than we ever will . This is the italicized intro to that se ... More >>
Yet another reason: The fact we hopefully don't have to explain to anyone this is a FriendsWithYou Valentine CardWe love bashing our own city. We'll instantaneously bite the head off any non-Miamians who dares talk down about our town, but sometimes it seems we take a bit too much pleasure in ... More >>
Six weeks ago, the Sin City's unelected, unofficial representatives of the undead, Lil Daggers, got blitzed in Brooklyn, made friends with all the zombies there, and eventually returned home a conquering horde full of Bushwick and Williamsburg's finest booze and brains.
The bad news: No one remem ... More >>
The Deep Dark Woods - Winter Hours Both the band's name and the album title may seem intimidating, but in truth, Winter Hours shines light on warmly-lit environs via easily embraceable melodies, supple arrangements and the most earnest of sentiments.Bap Kennedy - Howl On The ever affabl ... More >>
Adam LarkeyLobster Mousse (click for full size) Downtown Miami's Arts & Entertainment District is getting another notch in its belt.The Urbanite Bistro (62 NE 14 St, across the street from The Vagabond), serving what a press release calls "eclectic bistro fare" is scheduled to open to the pub ... More >>
No more art, please! Our eyes have had enough. Really! Between the fairs, we were tempted to take naps in the car. But thankfully everything is back to normal and we can look back at the art orgy that is Art Basel Miami Beach and the satellite fairs. Yes, now it's time to assess the good, the bad, a ... More >>