Slideshow: Black Betty's Debut at Twelve Lounge

Photo by Lex Hernandez
More nightclubs should have warning labels.
We spoke about Twelve Lounge earlier this week, but now for some visual proof this place has scrubbed itself clean of Hed Kandi's douchiness. Black Betty is the lounge's newest Tuesday night party, and with a little help from the Overthrow gang, this might be reason enough to go out on a weeknight. As always, our photographer Lex Hernandez skipped sleeping in order to bring us a glimpse into this new South Beach venue.

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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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