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In what might be construed as a victory for defiant kids everywhere, Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a teenage girl who refused to give her name to a cop after he arrived to bust up a gathering of kids with red, glossy eyes and slurred speech. One kid -- not the girl ... More >>
Nothing screams summer more than the sweet taste of ice cream. Somewhere in the word, at this exact moment, there's a little kid covered from to head to toe in melted sugar and cream. Like most other popular foods, the great treat of ice cream has its own festival -- most likely, more than one. Thi ... More >>
Terminator, Robocop and Transformers: what do these movies all have in common? They don't tell us how robots will bring us beer, and that's just damn rude. Even more terrifying is that Hollywood may be predicting the future of humanity. With the ubiquity of drones and the NSA surveillance dragnet, ... More >>
In Fort Lauderdale, restaurants open nearly once a week. Usually, it takes a little while for the public to notice. That's not the case with those opened by the Restaurant People. The owners of YOLO, Vibe, and Tarpon Bend usually cause a stir when opening a new spot. And that's been the case with t ... More >>
Fort Lauderdale doesn't have the long history of cities like New York or Boston. With just over 100 years under the city's belt, you're not going to find landmarks like the Plaza Hotel. However, you will find mid-century gems like the Mai Kai. To many residents, the spot may be thought of as a qui ... More >>
We know that after a day commuting to the office or (gasp) driving around town for work, the last thing you want to do is hop in the car to party down in Miami. But, sometimes, there's an event so awesome, you just have to go. Like Miami Spice, the annual summer event that has dozens of Miami's best ... More >>
Most better restaurants roll out new menus with the change of each season. It makes sense: food preferences and fresh ingredients change with the weather. Well, sorry to break it to you, but it's only going to get hotter and hotter over the coming months. To make it more bearable Park Tavern in Del ... More >>
In the past year or so, the craft cocktail has been on everyone's menu -- but not every menu is truly craft. Not so at Kapow! Noodle Bar in Boca Raton, where cocktail menu creator Angela Dugan -- wife to Kapow! co-owner and Pizza Fusion CEO Vaughan Lazar -- recently stepped-in to revamp the establi ... More >>
The "Big Game" is tomorrow and you've got plenty of watching options. You can have a house party, head over to one of the many bars and restaurants holding watch parties. If you've got vacation days coming to you, you can hop a flight to New Orleans -- or you could sail away on a Carnival ship for a ... More >>
Last month's New Times Pairings brought an opportunity to sample an abundance of tasty food and drink from around South Florida. Among the liquid offerings was something of a "sneak peek" of Hatuey beer, a new "old" favorite. Though the brand was born in 1914 in Cuba and introduced to the U.S. in ... More >>
What to do when a holiday like the Fourth of July falls on hump day? Party like you don't work/don't care on Thursday, or play it safe and let your freak flag fly on the weekend prior? If you prefer the latter, try the Rock N' Roll Beer-B-Que on Saturday or Hot Dog Fest on Sunday. For those wit ... More >>
It's time to plan your summer vacation and there's not enough cash in the piggy bank to book that trip to St. Bart's. Who cares about a villa in Barbados when you can hop over to Bahama Breeze and take a trip to the Caribbean with their new line of Legendary Island Cocktails?Eight cocktails fr ... More >>
It may not be considered as hip as it was a few years ago, but the mojito certainly has staying power in South Florida. And why not? In a land with a perpetual summer, the refreshing blend of muddled mint and lime is a natural fit. Below, we've assembled a list of ten great mojitos in Broward and Pa ... More >>
BacardiToast to Bacardi and win a prizeIn one of the more ingenious Facebook contests, Bacardi is giving away 5,000 Oakheart steins per week to fans who submit three-word toasts.Just become a fan of Bacardi Oakheart on Facebook and submit a three-word toast. The first 5,000 entries per week will ... More >>
Is it just us, or does Enrique look a little pale? Following in the grand tradition of Sammy Hagar building a brand of tequila and Lil Jon endorsing Crunk Juice, Miami homeboy Enrique Iglesias is the latest celebrity to sign on to promote a line of spirits. The singer, who according to a press re ... More >>
We just spent the weekend at Miami's Rum Renaissance and we're definitely hung over, but not so much that we can't recap the festivity's best. They say that the third time's the charm and the cliché rings true for the Festival in its third year, as it was extended to a full week of VIP rum parties ... More >>
Last week, we told you about tonight's Zombie Jamboree at Mai Kai. It begins at 5:00 p.m. Are you going? We met with Tommy Merolla, brand ambassador of Botran Rum, over the weekend and got a sneak peek at what he's mixing for the competition and talked cocktails and South Florida. A first look at ... More >>
You didn't hear it from us, but a true cocktail oasis exists on the 15th floor of Bacardi's headquarters in Coral Gables. Yes folks, that means a fully stocked bar with nothing but the best of rums, garnishes, and mixers. Good luck trying to get past the tight security.
Barrel O' Fun at the Mai-Kai.You already know South Florida is delightfully alcohol-soaked: We've got dives that boast 23-hour licenses and clubs that don't shut down until 4 a.m. We've got ubiquitous fishbowls of syrupy beach booze, robust beers found at snobby gastropubs and microbreweries, and ... More >>
Milky Way MartiniIt is that time of the year again when happy couples find an excuse to tell each other how much they care while the rest of us pretend that Valentine's Day is a conspiracy for the greeting card companies to make a killing. The good thing is that Texas de Brazil is offering somet ... More >>
Our nightlife columnist discovers what goes on in the backroom.
• Party like a patriot at Il Bacio, where on Sunday, May 30, the niteclubby Delray restaurant will host its "Wet, White and Blue" bash. On tap for the event, which begins at 6 p.m., are live reggae from Hard Drive; drinks specials from Bacardi, 1800 Tequila and 42 Below vo ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user Matthew ArmstrongA little park in Wilton Manors is hosting a feast fit for a king -- maybe several or dozens of kings. For the fourth-annual "Taste of the Island" evening, 48 restaurants and drinking establishments are setting up stalls and offering samples of their food and ... More >>
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