In case you haven't heard, rapper/mogul/Brooklyn Nets owner Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé (the girl who sang at the Super Bowl, Grandma), decided that it was 1950 and went and took a vacation in Cuba last week.
And now Florida Republican Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart Ileana Ros-Lehtinen want to know what' ... More >>
Ah Twitter. It's the place you go to tell your followers what you're having for lunch, how you feel about the latest episode of Walking Dead, and get into arguments with total strangers about mundane, arbitrary crap.
It's also the place to see celebrities and famous people act like middle school ki ... More >>
Andre "Loki" Barbosa, the 23-year-old Brazilian squatter who moved into a $2.5 million Boca mansion via the vague "adverse possession" Florida property law, then was finally evicted, has released a music video in which he raps and dances around (spinning around in circles is considered dancing, yes? ... More >>
Have you ever thought it would be cool to make a vodka/white wine spritzer? Neither have we. But apparently, someone else has. Absolut will be releasing its newest product, Absolut Tune, touted as a sparkling fusion of vodka and white wine, on Tuesday. The company sent us a bottle to taste-test. See ... More >>
Some things are just made for one another. Beyonce and Jay-Z. Cat videos and procrastinating on a project that's due at the end of the day. Bacon and...well, everything. (At least, according to the internet).Another thing that pairs nicely? South Florida foodies and the fifth annual New Times Pairin ... More >>
Under normal circumstances, when a guy pukes on your arm while you are washing your hands in the men's bathroom sink, it's a pitifully horrible experience. But this reporter just so happens to be on the Carnival Imagination, reveling in the three day rock 'n' roll madness that is the second annua ... More >>
Suffice it to say, the world lost one of its great voices when Etta James died last week, only a few days prior to her 74th birthday. Born Etta Jamesetta Hawkins on January 25, 1938, she became one of the most influential female performers of all time, a daring diva who was able to transcend R&am ... More >>
We would be fools without ears or hearts if we didn't take a minute to acknowledge the passing of Etta James today.At 73, the Matriarch of the Blues endured many trials during her life, including an absent mother, an addiction to heroin, and more recently struggles with dementia and hepatiti ... More >>
PTC24 via Creative CommonsIf you aren't cooking something using fire this weekend, you're doing it wrong.Sticking around town for Labor Day and dreading Tuesday morning, when you'll have to listen to that jerk from sales brag about his awesome weekend spent hanging on the deck of Lady Gaga's spac ... More >>
Thousands of miles from the glamorous sand dunes of Abu Dhabi, in an entirely different beach town, four women clamored into their seats at the Muvico in Pompano Beach to watch the premiere of Sex and the City 2.We purchased our $11 tickets days in advance. My pals came decked out in strappy heel ... More >>
It is hard to overstate how crowded it was on the National Mall Sunday. I've been to New York City. I've been to Disney World. I've been to Phish concerts. But to be one amongst nearly a million human bodies is oddly disconcerting. Especially because it seemed like a good thirty percent of tho ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were dem ... More >>
Art Damage with Panda Bear and No Age
Friday, December 5Karu & Y, Downtown Miami
Better Than: Everything happening that night on the planet Earth if you
happen to take Pitchfork or College radio charts as the gospel.
The Review: The rumors of a No Age/Panda Bear double bill during Basel beg ... More >>