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How Coconut Grove Used Technology to Get FPL to Restore Its Power

Power’s a loaded word and Miami’s ready to blow its top. Nine days into the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, thousands of residents across Miami-Dade and Broward remain without power. Many locals feel powerless in the face of the brute force of nature, and also Florida Power and Light, the state's...

The Ten Best Sandwich Shops in Miami

The following Miami sandwich shops have the formula down pat — each showcasing its own flair, complexity and versatility — while still remaining true to the fundamental recipe of a sandwich. Sure a homemade PB&J can hit the spot, but try a stacked-bread behemoth from any one of these establishments that are pushing the envelope of sandwich construction.

16 Broward Dishes Worth The Drive From Miami

From poutine to all-you-can-eat gelato Miamians tend to overlook Broward County as a dining destination. Nevertheless, the more understated neighbor to the north has a wealth of unique foods that one would be hard-pressed to find in Miami. Show More Summary

Jeremy Ford's Stubborn Seed Opens in South Beach

Nearly six months after Jeremy Ford announced his departure from Matador Room, the Top Chef winner returns to Miami Beach this week with the opening his first restaurant, Stubborn Seed in South Beach.

The Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Editor's note: Due to Hurricane Irma, events are subject to cancellation or postponement. Please contact the venue to confirm. Thursday There's nothing a little pop music can't fix, even when a hurricane pummels your town, leaving plenty of people hungry and homeless. The A+E District knows this and is dedicating...

The Five Best Ice Cream Sandwiches in Miami

After weeks of Hurricane Irma chaos, many of us could something sweet. How does an ice cream sandwich sound? From gourmet, Middle Eastern-inspired ice cream sandwiches in South Beach to waffle, doughnut and Italian varieties in Aventura, Wynwood, and Brickell, here are the five best in Miami.

Miami Film Festival’s GEMS Announces 2017 Lineup

If it’s been too long since you’ve had a dose of Miami Film Festival, there's good news: GEMS is returning to satiate your filmgoing needs. Now in its third year, the 2017 edition of the fest will take place from October 12 through the 15 at Miami Dade College's Tower...

Dessert Wars Returns on October 14, Tickets on Sale Now

About nine months ago, more than 20,000 sweets flooded the FIU arena for Dessert Wars. Now, Miami's largest sweets fest is gearing up to return for a second time this year on October 14. Tickets for the event, which falls on National Dessert Day, are now on sale. Show More Summary

Miami Restaurants Battled Hurricane Irma — and Mostly Won

The day after Hurricane Irma roared into town, Richard Hales felt lucky. His two midtown Miami restaurants, Blackbrick and Sakaya Kitchen, were unharmed. Both places had power, and residents of the high-rises that surround the neighborhood were growing antsy. So he decided to open for dinner with a limited menu...

Building the Wall, a Timely Trump Dystopia at the Arsht

Hurricanes swirling the trees and seas into a frenzy, earthquakes shaking buildings into rubble, the government restricting the rights of Americans as the country becomes more dangerous for its own citizens — it’s not hard to imagine that perhaps this is the end of days. Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning,...

It’s Official: Salt Bae is Opening a Restaurant in Miami This October

Witness those sensual salt flipping wrists in real life Nusret Gökçe — aka the man behind the meme phenomenon better known as “Salt Bae” — is setting his sights on Miami as the location of his first-ever U.S. restaurant. Gökçe is just...Show More Summary

Irma Cell-Phone Failures: Eight Percent of Towers Still Down and Commissioners Are in the Dark

Among the many ways Irma blew South Florida’s cover as being alarmingly unprepared for a major hurricane is the infuriatingly slow return of cell and internet service, a situation that has resulted in tens of thousands of people being unable to reach family, friends and loved ones, let alone go...

Miami Spice Extends Through October to Help Restaurants Recover from Hurricane Irma

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has extended its Miami Spice program through the month of October.  The program, which traditionally runs from August 1 through September 30, is designed to give a financial boost to local eateries during Miami's slowest months for tourism.

Edouard Duval-Carrié Stages a "Metamorphosis" at MOCA

In many ways, Cuban author Alejo Capentier's 1957 epic on the repercussions of slavery in Haiti, The Kingdom of This World, is a fantasy-fueled parallel of 21st-century America's present tensions surrounding race and immigration. So it's no surprise the book helped inspire the latest exhibit by Edouard Duval-Carrié, the Haitian-born,...

Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Doughnut Donations, Rosh Hashanah, and Pour For a Cause

This week, get involved with the Salty Donut's hurricane relief fund; celebrate Rosh Hashanah at Farmer's Table or Drinkhouse Fire & Ice; enjoy half-off oysters and champagne by the glass at the Dutch; and attend the Rusty Pelican's "Pour For a Cause" hurricane relief event.

Red Fish Grill's Fate Uncertain After Hurricane Irma Damage

Restaurant not sure if it will rebuild Matheson Hammock Park's longstanding restaurant, Red Fish Grill, has been "completely destroyed" after Hurricane Irma, reports The Miami Herald. The waterfront property, which sits on a lagoon inside...Show More Summary

The Best Free Events in Miami This Week

We did it, Miami. We've got another hurricane under our belt, which has brought strife for some and pride for others. But we can all attest to the incredible amount of money we spent on price-gouged gas and water bottles, not to mention the materials you might have gathered to...

Family-Owned Meat Mecca Penn Dutch Holds On Against All Odds

Jonel Vajanc has spent much of the past three decades tucked away inside the maze full of stainless-steel equipment and warehouse-size refrigerators and freezers behind Penn Dutch Food Center (3950 N. 28th Ter., Hollywood; 954-921-7144; penn-dutch.com). Some days he ensures that thousands of hot dogs, stuffed into sheep casings that...

South Beach's Epicure Market Closes Forever

Epicure Market, a Miami Beach tradition, is closing for good, thanks to Hurricane Irma. In a Tweet this morning, the South Beach grocery/prepared food specialty store announced that its days were done. The store at 1656 Alton Road opened as a butcher shop, then expanded with an on-site bakery, cheese...

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