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Over the Weekend: Caribbean Festival, Electric Pickle, and Food & Wine

South Florida experienced a bit of chill this weekend, but that didn't stop the multitude of events that went on. So if you stayed home bundled up, here is what you missed over the weekend:

Electric Pickle One-Year Anniversary Block Party

Photo by Nicole Cussell
​Wynwood lounge slipped into Miami's nightlife scene one year ago, when it actually feels like its been there forever. Filthy Dukes and Junior Boys helped everyone celebrate the milestone Friday night. Click here to view the full slideshow.

 17th Annual Bob Marley Music of Jah People Caribbean Music Festival at Bayfront Park

Photo by Ben Thacker
The cold weather and rain didn't damper the mood at the 17th annual Caribbean Music Festival Saturday. Click here to read our review and view the full slideshow.

I Want House III at Karu & Y

Photo by Nicole Cussell
​Yep, Karu & Y is still miraculously open and Friday it hosted I Want House. Click here to view the full slideshow.

South Beach Food & Wine 2010

Photo by Logan Fazio
This weekend, food took center stage on South Beach. We were there to document it all including Burger Bash, BubbleQ, and the Grand Tasting Village.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as and He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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