Multilingual musician Manu Chao performed at the Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park on a rainy Friday night in downtown Miami. Although it may be hard to believe, this was Manu's first concert ever in the city, made possible by the Rhythm Foundation. Read the review of Manu Chao at Klipsch Amphitheater here.
Miami's most exclusive shopping center, the Bal Harbour Shops, took part in the nationwide Fashion's Night Out. Neiman Marcus featured host Tara Solomon, DJ Affect on the decks, and plenty of libations.
Actor-musician Simon Rex brought his Dirt Nasty alter ego to Wall Lounge at the W South Beach Tuesday night with DJs Ross One and Ruen. Also spotted in the crowd was amateur-fighter-turned-boxer Kimbo Slice.
There nothing "executive" about the Executive Palace Hotel near Miami International Airport. But if you are looking for heart-shaped tubs, mirrored ceilings, porn-laden channels, and utmost discretion, there no better place to check in. Read more about Miami's no-tell hotel zone here.
Taking over the former lobby of the Dream South Beach Hotel, Tudor House brings some the nouvelle cuisine characteristics into its food. Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and executive chef Jamie DeRosa have put together a menu that emphasizes quality over quantity. Read the review of Tudor House at Dream...
City Hall, located in Miami's Omni neighborhood, features "a bill of popular old-timey American classics given an updated twist." And despite the name, food prepared by Chef Tom Azar is honest. Read the review of City Hall here.
Local noisy punk outfit Jacuzzi Boys are releasing their second full-length album, Glazin', via Sub Pop imprint Hardly Art on August 29. To celebrate, the trio performed at Churchill's Pub Saturday, along with The Jameses, Snakehole, and Loose Stools.