Each year, we here at New Times pool our collective noggins and try to come up with the best places, people, and things this city has to offer. And next Tuesday, you'll have a chance to see just what we came up with when our Best of Miami 2016 issue goes live online. With more than 400 winners ranging from
A healthy chunk of our winners come from the music and nightlife category, something Miami knows a thing or two about. So, to get your attention, we're previewing some winners today. Check out who took the cake for Best Dance Club below, and see who our readers selected as well.
Best Dance Club
In 2005, a club called Nocturnal opened in the space at 50 NE 11th St. At the time, the owners were looking to jump into the 24-hour party business that had made Space so successful a couple of doors down. Still, even after an $11 million build-out, Nocturnal never really found its footing and struggled as the king of 11th Street continued to lure patrons looking to party until sunrise. That changed in 2015 when the venue was rechristened Heart (following a brief incarnation as Koi). Instead of taking on the behemoth that is Space, Heart has positioned itself as a complement of sorts. If Saturdays belong to Space, then Fridays belong to Heart. Instead of concentrating on
Readers' choice: Basement Miami
50 NE 11th St., Miami, 33132
Best of Miami 2016: A full list of the 2016 winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 14, and the complete issue will be available on newsstands Thursday, June 16. Celebrate with us at the Best of Miami Launch Party at the Rusty Pelican on Thursday, June 16. Tickets cost $45. Visit microapp.miaminewtimes.com/bestofparty/2016/.