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Harambe's Grandmother Euthanized At Miami Zoo

The Miami zoo announced Wednesday the death of its matriarch gorilla, Josephine, the grandmother of the internet’s most famous gorilla, Harambe. “This morning, when Josephine could hardly move, even to reach for her favorite treat, the staff knew the right thing to do,” the zoo wrote in a post to Facebook. Show More Summary

Miami's Ten Best Chef Instagrams to Follow

Instagram has given new meaning to the term "food porn." With the advent of fantastic camera technology lurking inside most cell phones, taking quality pictures of your food and posting it to social media has become the norm. Everyone from bloggers to casual diners post photos of doughnuts and burgers...

8 Healthy Restaurant Dishes in Miami That Are Also Delicious

We already thanked them for you. In a perfect world, you could alternate between eating meatball subs and trays of loaded nachos every day with no repercussions for the planet, your blood pressure or the steadily increasing obesity rate in America. Show More Summary

Former Red Ginger Executive Chef Takes Over Coral Gables' 320 Gastrolounge

In September 2016, The Shops at Merrick Park welcomed 320 Gastrolounge, a Latin-Asian fusion eatery housed in the former Piripi space. Now, Red Ginger's former executive chef Anderson Osorio has taken over the restaurant's kitchen and given it a Japanese edge. Show More Summary

South Beach Gets a Venitian-Inspired Wine Bar and Eatery

From a former Le Cirque chef Venetian “Cicchetti” is the inspiration behind South Beach’s newest wine bar, Bàcaro. Quietly debuting at the end of 2016, it serves up a variety of wine and Italian style tapas right off Lincoln Road atShow More Summary

Fourth-Annual ScreenDance Festival Brings Its Most Impressive Dance Films Yet

Tigertail’s ScreenDance Miami festival is now in its fourth year. One of the few festivals in the nation dedicated solely to movement for film and video, ScreenDance aims high. The goal: to present top-caliber dance films showcasing makers locally and from around the world.

Miami New Drama's Terror Has Audience Decide the Fate of Its Protagonist

Last October, it was announced that Miami New Drama (MiND) would take over the historic Colony Theatre on Lincoln Road. And now, as part of that take-over, MiND is set to put on a play that requires full audience immersion. Terror is...Show More Summary

The Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

The human body is always changing, always in motion, always doing things that have the potential to inspire. Live dance can tell stories and elicit emotions in viewers, and often in a fleeting moment of artistic connection that lives on only in memory — unless a filmmaker is there...

Ono Poke Is the Salty Donut of Poke Shops

For years, doughnut shops in Miami have been few and far between. That is until 2016, where an influx of booze-filled, cream-topped sweet treats invaded the 305. Most notably, last year marked the emergence of the Salty Donut, Miami's first artisanal doughnut shop known for innovative interpretations of the traditional...

The New Vegan Melt From New York Grilled Cheese Co. Tastes as Good as the Real Thing

Life is too short for fake wine, fake cheese, and fake people. It was a sentiment held by Leor Barak, founder of Wilton Manors-based New York Grilled Cheese Co., until recently. Over the past few years, the restaurateur says, he'd been harassed by his very vocal clientele for not offering a vegan alternative of his popular grilled cheese sandwiches.

North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year, Most Of It Illegally

A new report estimates consumers spent $53.3 billion on cannabis in North America last year. The first-of-its-kind analysis, compiled by ArcView Market Research, spans legal, medical and illegal marijuana markets across both the United States and Canada. Show More Summary

Dessert Wars Returns This Saturday, Tickets on Sale Now

Dessert Wars, the largest sweets event in South Florida, returns this Saturday, January 21. Think of it as a pop-up version of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. From Sweet Melody ice cream to Happylicious cookie dough and Nummies baked goods, more than 30 vendors that specialize in all things sugary will compete at this third-annual festival.

Rick Ross Announces Purchase of a Carol City Checkers in an Epic Four-Minute Long Video

“The No. 1 French fries in the game” Miami born and bred rapper Rick Ross has released an almost four-minute-long, documentary style video announcing his purchase of a Carol City Checkers store at 2645 NW 183rd Street. During the surprisingly...Show More Summary

Legacy Caribbean Craft Brewery Taproom Opens in Opa-locka

Legacy Caribbean Craft Brewery, located at 13416 NW 38th Ct., will open its taproom to the public Thursday, January 19, officially marking Opa-locka as a craft beer destination in Miami-Dade.

Local Vegan Chef Pamela Wasabi Releasing Book and Cookie Line

For the past several years, Pamela Wasabi has worn many hats in the Miami community: fashion blogger, pop-up shop owner, art director, health coach, plant-based chef, cooking instructor, and more. Now the ambitious entrepreneur is adding two new titles to the list: author and vegan baker. Show More Summary

Eyes on Miami: Olivia Culpo, King Bach, and Teyana Taylor Party in Miami

It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with WorldRedEye, New Times...

Anna Betbeze Turns Distress and Destruction Into Art at Nina Johnson

Anna Betbeze wants you to see her sweat. Her pieces — burnt and distressed pieces of fabric, canvas, and even carpets — are riddled with the evidence of her often harsh and violent technique. The result is more than just the sum of their resultant parts; Betbeze's work is a...

GableStage's Between Riverside and Crazy Follows a Black Cop Grappling With Racism

GableStage's Joseph Adler has made a career of producing shows about the multilayered complexities of the human experience. And no playwright portrays the dark, flawed mosaic of what makes people tick quite like Stephen Adly Guirgis. His 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning Between Riverside and Crazy, which opens at GableStage at the...

Chinese Guy Restaurant Ups Miami's Sino Cred

No place in Miami serves Chinese food quite like Chinese Guy. It's clear the moment you step inside the compact 30-seater, which is nestled in a dark corner of a far-flung West Flagler Street strip mall. On nearly every table, plates are piled high with neon-orange pumpkin wedges and sunflower-yellow...

Shore To Door Brings Local Fish and More To Coconut Grove

"Charter boat!" Sig Ozols barks when he answers his cell phone. For years the burly 50-year-old with the long blonde hair of a Viking (even though he's Latvian) has run a 48-foot sport fishing boat out of Coconut Grove's Dinner Key Marina. Show More Summary

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