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2011 Stories by Mickie Centrone

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  • Village of a Million Corpses

    published October 13, 2011

    The south tip of the USA has always been possessed: South Florida greed, South Florida debauchery, the mayhem. The Sunshine State can be dark,... More >>

  • Large Family Reunion

    published October 6, 2011

    One of the pleasures of living in South Florida is that we're a diversified people, so absorb how awesome it is that the money gained from this... More >>

  • Cheers to the New Haus

    published October 6, 2011

    Scoff at a corporate coffee establishment, sure. Get the caffeine fix and move on, or, yeah, work in there -- it has the equivalent coldness of a... More >>

  • What's on the Boob Tube?

    published October 6, 2011

    A woman needs to take care of her body, her breasts especially. They want to be taken care of, felt. They need a checkup, and October is a good... More >>

  • The Closest Thing to a Beer Museum

    published September 29, 2011

    Did you know that FIU has a beer lab? Yeah. What cool scientists are named B.R.E.W. FIU? The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management... More >>

  • Lady and the Vamp

    published September 29, 2011

    How to prepare you without scaring you off -- that is the question. Think of Key West's Fantasy Fest, where tons of folks are half-naked,... More >>

  • 1900s-Themed Party

    published September 22, 2011

    Steampunk -- just as popular as '70s-, '80s, '90s-themed parties. 'Tis true. How has it become so damned trendy? Because it is not just a costume... More >>

  • Muppets to the Rescue

    published September 22, 2011

    It sucks when we get sick, but when the little rugrat falls ill, damn, that's a total disaster. They need to remain healthy for your sake -- they... More >>

  • Sure, It's Saturday Night but You're Supposed to Wear Your Gym Clothes

    published August 25, 2011

    Five thousand good stars are awarded to our lovely indie venue, the Bubble, because when it needs to pay rent, it provides the world with a... More >>

  • Respectable Is 24

    published August 25, 2011

    Happy 24th birthday to the dark, rugged old music venue, Respectable Street! It alone collects a wonderful crowd -- goths, gays,... More >>

  • Drinking and Being Driven

    published August 25, 2011

    After two glorious hours of drinking on the Fort Lauderdale Bus Loop, a socialite found herself in quite the predicament. Here she stood on... More >>

  • The Glorification of Crashing

    published August 18, 2011

    You need just ten people for the discount -- when the greats hit BankAtlantic Center on Friday and Saturday. Just walk into a bar and get... More >>

  • About 125 Folks Will Strip for Broward: Event's Almost Sold Out

    published August 18, 2011

    Oh, the horror! -- when you see those pity eyes staring into yours as the words "I'm a native" come out of your mouth. The eyes get worse -- are... More >>

  • Empire Strikes Back

    published August 18, 2011

    You meet the same types of people throughout your life, and they can all be compared to characters from Star Wars. And if a dog matches the... More >>

  • Champagne O’Clock

    published July 7, 2011

    Talking about being at the right place at the right time: If you’re at Green Room at 9 p.m. — right up until 11 p.m. — Saturday,... More >>

  • A July Fourth Spectacle

    published June 30, 2011

    Delirious folk, if you’re celebrating July Fourth here in this heat, it’s because you live here. Splendid! It sure the hell feels like... More >>

  • Foam Pool Party

    published June 30, 2011

    For the Fort Liquordale experience, hang out at the dive bars along A1A, then make pilgrimages over to the beach to cheer on the kids. Past years,... More >>

  • Fourth of July on Delray Beach

    published June 30, 2011

    A sand sculpture contest will have Delray Beach residents trekking to their beach in the wee hours of the morning (the contest starts at 8 a.m.... More >>

  • You’re My Hero

    published June 23, 2011

    A long, long time away, in a steamy galaxy right here, burlesque troupes were rare. Now, clans of sexually charged dancers take to territories... More >>

  • Get Drunk: It’s a Fairy Tale Beginning

    published June 23, 2011

    YES! YES! YES! The crowds have shouted. Triumph masks the stale beer air of 5 p.m. Effective immediately, Laser Wolf is now open for... More >>

  • Titular Tuesdays and Wry Wednesdays

    published June 9, 2011

    Any night of the week, you can take a date here. An actual big banyan tree out front is so downright magical that you’d think some sort of... More >>

  • Find Out What’s Biting You, Will Ya?

    published May 26, 2011

    There is no age limit to climb from tree house to tree house inside South Florida Science Museum, which will be full of them Thursday for its... More >>

  • Odd Music

    published May 12, 2011

    New Times enjoys a night of experimental noise. Artist/musician Richard Vergez, who will be one of the performers Friday at the Art and... More >>

  • Prom Queens

    published May 12, 2011

    Indie art-house Cinema Paradiso will never be filled with more sexual tension than on Thursday. Seriously, how often do you hear about a... More >>

  • Cinco de Drinko

    published May 5, 2011

    Like you need any other reason to go out than it being Thursday, but we’ll humor you anyway. Because it’s Cinco de Mayo, you might be... More >>

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