It's finally here! Best of Miami® 2012 is now available online and in newsstands this Thursday. In this year's edition we're celebrating 25 years of New Times as Miami's leading alternative news source. In order to commemorate the occasion, art director Miche Ratto worked with illustrator Kira Shaimanova, who sculpted and photographed iconic Magic City images as the art work for the 2012 edition. Check out how Shaimanova put the whole thing together, and view more of her work at kirashaimanova.com.
The Downtown Development Authority continued its DWNTWN Concert Series this month with a performance by Eric Hutchinson at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts. Local act the Jacob Jeffries Band opened the show.
DJ-producer wunderkind Avicii brought his arena tour to downtown Miami Friday night at the American Airlines Arena. The "Levels" superstar paired his house hits with awe-inspiring visuals and stage setup.
Thursday night, the Vagabond's party within a party, Get Low, celebrated its three-year anniversary. For the special occasion, Shake's monthly dubstep blowout brought sets by Japan's Goth-Trad and New Zealand's Truth.
Grammy-award winning band Bon Iver performed at the Fillmore Wednesday night as part of their summer tour across North America. Folk rock outfit The Staves opened the show. Read the review of Bon Iver at the Fillmore Miami Beach here.
The city of Coral Gables kicked of Restaurant Week with its Taste of the Gables party Thursday evening at the Westin Colonnade Hotel. Admission included sample tastings from 20 local restaurants and drinks by Bacardi.
"Miami made love to St. Vincent last night," says Kat Bein in her review of Annie Clark's Magic City debut last night at the Stage. Along with local band ANR opening the show, St. Vincent proved why she's one of the best guitar players out there. Read the review of St. Vincent at the Stage here.
Lee Klein takes a break this week as Lesley Elliott pays a visit to J&G Grill at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort. "Each menu item sampled was an effective rendition of Vongerichten's singular take on globally inspired modern American cuisine." Read the review of J&G Grill here.
Urban Beach Week on South Beach came and went during the Memorial Day weekend with little commotion. Still plenty of revelers flocked to Miami's tourist hotspot despite the increased police presence. And with Ocean Drive serving once again as the main strip, our cameras set out to catch these...
Urban Beach Week was capped off by the annual Best of the Best concert at Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park. Performers included Ace Hood, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Shaggy, Fabolous, Lil Brianna, and more.
Sunday night, the Vagabond celebrated the long Memorial Day weekend with its second annual '90s Homecoming. The event featured a live performance by the Bailouts and plenty of '90s tracks by DJs Induce, Hottpants, Lolo, Ray Milian, and more.
At this year's Summer Olympics in London, several South Florida athletes will be competing alongside the best in their sport for a shot the gold. Here are the South Floridians you should look out for.
Six South Florida Athletes To Keep Tabs On During the Olympics