Walk into Acropolis Greek Taverna and you might swear you've just become an extra in the comedy favorite "My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The small Tampa-based restaurant chain, which has locations in New Tampa; Ybor City; Riverview; and St. Petersburg, has just opened in Coconut Grove, serving a dose of ... More >>
Who's in the mood for some "aphotic tekno/psychedelic noise"? Awesome. 'Cause local cult of experimental tuneage Roofless Records and its high priest Matt Preira is convening a kickoff ceremony for the Spring of Rites Florida Tour at Wynwood's Gramps tonight. Go forth. Descend into the eternal out ... More >>
Ever had a sinking feeling that something isn't quite right while surveying the beers at your grocery store? Sure, the selection is fine -- maybe not as many local craft beers as you'd like to see, but hey, this is Miami after all. But wait. Why are all the beers SO SMALL?Turns out there's a 45-year ... More >>
Coconut Grove residents get ready for an influx of belly dancing, live Greek music, flowing rivers of ouzo, and fresh seafood. Acropolis Taverna, the Florida-based small chain of Greek tavernas is planning on opening in Coconut Grove sometime late winter.The restaurant will be located on Main Highwa ... More >>
Tampa's strip club industry is preparing for a cash-making bonanza next week as tens of thousands of Republicans come to town to blather on about family values all day before hitting Ybor City at night to get hammered and ogle some T&A. But Tampa police are drawing a line in the sand: GOP delega ... More >>
Tampa's strip club industry may be revving up for the Republican National Convention, but for those Republican dudes who aren't exactly into the idea of seeing Sarah Palin's porno double spread eagle, don't worry, because GOProud, a gay Republican group, is hosting Homocon 2012.And of course, as eve ... More >>
See also John Lydon and "Ten Raging Punks Who Crashed the Daytime Talk Show Circuit." 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 >>
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 >>
Magadog Self-titled (Moon Ska Reocrds) myspace.com/magadogtampa It's hard to believe Magadog has been soldiering since 1992. This band (and this album in particular) recall a time in life when going to shows with a group of friends was 100-percent fun. I'm referring to cool Sunday night show ... More >>
Photo by Judson BakerThe Hold Steady's Craig Finn is on the rightThe Hold Steady's Craig Finn got on the phone with us for a few minutes last week prior to the band's headlining slot on Friday at the Heineken Inspire Miami event at the Moore Building, and it wasn't long before we were peeking at ... More >>
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