South Florida looks a lot like a Renaissance painting today. The skyline and the cityscape bleed into each other with the most minuscule of brush strokes. But no, an imaginary Leonardo did not restyle South Florida to look like the Mona Lisa. What you're seeing is not sfumato; it's smoke.
American Craft Beer Week will be in full swing this Wednesday, when the folks at Total Wine & More and Cigar City Brewing team up to present the most tech-filled beer event of the week. For $15, enjoy a large sampling of the core beers brewed by CCB (Hotter Than Helles, Florida Cracker White, Madur ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon as traffic clogged the Dolphin Expressway in Miami, a woman jumped out of her car holding her 5-month-old nephew, who was having trouble breathing and turning blue. Right behind her in his car was Miami Herald photographer Al Diaz (famous for having taken this image of Elian Go ... More >>
You're screwed. Yup, no question. It might not be your fault. It's been a busy couple of weeks, what with work, family, friends. But here it is the weekend before Christmas, and you haven't bought any gifts yet. Santa's sleigh is empty. The malls this weekend are going to be a Yeezus-tour of sensory ... More >>
If you recently made a purchase at one of ten different Barnes & Noble stores throughout South Florida, you may want to check your bank statement for any unusual purchases. You may also want to change your PIN number. According to the FBI, identity thieves breached PIN pad devices at s ... More >>
Look out, there is a new steakhouse in town. Soo-Woo Japanese and Korean Steakhouse, is opening three places across South Florida this month. The most recently begun location is in Hollywood, and owner Bok An threw a grand opening party on Saturday to celebrate, including a "Gangnam-style dance ... More >>
See also: Herald Reporters Remember Hurricane AndrewExactly 20 years ago this morning, Jorge Villa opened the rollup door of his warehouse in Kendall and stared out at devastation. The traumatic experience led him to start U.S. Bunkers, which still sells massive concrete pods in which you can o ... More >>
Good news, all you women who don't want to die! Several lovely things are happening to help you stay alive this month: If you have insurance, as of today (or soon, depending on your plan), you'll no longer face copays for numerous reproductive health screenings, contraceptives, breastfeeding supplie ... More >>
Two weeks ago we introduced you to the ambitious, endearing world of competitive jump rope in South Florida. There are speed drills, tears, backflips, and Olympic aspirations.You can read the cover story -- including my stint
This week's cover story is about modern survivalists.August 23, 1992, was an exceptionally shitty day in America. Hurricane Andrew was gathering strength over the Caribbean, and by nightfall, it would plow over South Florida with category-five winds, ripping whole neighborhoods to pieces, knocking o ... More >>
Smokehouse's Mark UfferGone like a puff of smoke is the first Smokehouse Grille & Wingery, which a year ago took over the old Boca Wings & Ribs spot on North Federal Highway in Boca Raton. The closure comes as partners Mark Uffer and Erik Frasco opened a much larger and grander Smok ... More >>
CG Burgers is giving away free food on June 21st. CG Burgers is opening a new location in Coral Springs on June 21st. To celebrate, CG Burgers is throwing open its doors and inviting everyone to enjoy a free burger on the house. On June 21st, visit CG Burgers in Coral Springs ... More >>
Buddha Sky Bar Chef Tony Torres behind the burner at Buddha Sky BarChef Tony Torres is a native Floridian who, unlike many chefs, has made his career in South Florida and plans on staying right here. Chef Torres started working at The Boca Raton Resort and Country Club at the tender age ... More >>
Meet your neighbor, the marijuana grower.
Flickr: birchbarksoapDr. Sanford Siegal, the so-called "cookie doctor" from Kendall and partner-turned-rival Dr. Sasson Moulavi of Boca Raton have taken their diet war into the pages of the New York Times. Siegal gets more ink, but he also gets the biggest share of skepticism. From the article, h ... More >>
Flickr: "Kendall"There's a dog pirate terrorizing South Florida.The week after the gayest dog ever was stolen in Wilton Manors by a man with the gayest tattoo ever, the case is a national sensation -- following the original Sun-Sentinel article, there's this Huffington Post article and then this ... More >>
The go-to guy for Space's terrace on Saturday nights.
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Rep. Anitere Flores should be grateful that only dorks like me watch Issues, the Sunday political program on our local public television station WPBT. I can't imagine she'd have wanted her constituents in Kendall / University Park / Westwood Lakes to watch her appearance this past Sunday.Here's a li ... More >>
FusikTuesday, November 25Mix Ultra Lounge, HollywoodConsidering that there aren't many places for hip-hop culture to truly thrive in South Florida, it's no surprise that folks are starting to cross county lines to check out Mix Ultra Lounge on Tuesday nights.The semi-upscale martini bar seems like i ... More >>
Today one of South Florida's most slept on MC's, Rahsaan, released a new mixtape with DJ Epps of G-Unit/Shadyville fame that's worth downloading.The project is called, Dadeland: The Dade County Project, and is a good intro to Rahsaan's style for anyone that's not familiar with him. He's originally ... More >>
The seemingly-out-of-nowhere appearance of the young Kendall duo I Set My Friends on Fire has been recounted in New Times’ pages several times in recent months. But just to recap: teenagers Matt Mihana and Nabil Moo, formerly of a more by-the-numbers post-hardcore band, wanted to form a new proj ... More >>
Rahsaan focuses on good rhymes and fresh apparel
Elyse Wanshel I’ve always felt like Kendall is a Chinese finger cuff of a suburb. It isn’t particularly interesting (other than some dude who drives around with a weather vane and a toilet seat glued to his car), it’s swarmed with identical peach colored strip malls pumped full of Staples and ... More >>
Rahsaan dishes out rhymes that stick
Talking the jibber-jabber in the indie-rock parking lot
For the lovers, the dreamers, and the cosmically challenged
As the number of cesarean section deliveries in South Florida soars, some women use midwives to learn to trust their bodies and give birth naturally
Yes, you can brave the wilds south of Broward and find an A-list meal
Cult cinema goes west
Eric Alexandrakis, Sorority-Chick God?
The goth scene is ready to rise again