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FOOD-DRINK
Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants
You don't have to be lost in the Everglades of South Florida to find value within "Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants." A well-researched, beautifully presented documentation of 39 delectable plants found within the area and beyond...
OUTDOORS
Road Trip: Key West
When it's time to trade in the South Beach scene for more secluded sand, hop onto US-1 South for a seaside, scenic three-hour drive to the historic southern most city in the contiguous US. The archipelago that runs from the mainland of the Florida...
CULTURE
Showtel
For the past eight years ArtSite Projects curator Kara Walker-Tome has been transforming a section of West Palm Beach, FL's Hotel Biba into an annual art event. Aptly named, Showtel turns hotel rooms into conceptual installations by challenging...
CULTURE
Holiday Shores: Columbus'd The Whim
Likely due to their home state, name and penchant for upbeat chord progressions, Florida's Holiday Shores draw comparisons to a slew of feel-good bands like Wavves, Beach Fossils and the Beach Boys, to name a few. But writing them off as surfer...
DESIGN
Cleopatra Chair
Last week I had the chance to try out the Cleopatra Chair as part of a visit to a spa. Made from a single cut of high-density Italian limestone, it was surprisingly comfortable — for a rock. Even better, the Cleopatra Chair is heated using...
CULTURE
Continental Divide: Golden Throats
Thick with reverb, swirling Rhodes piano and a chorus of distorted bells, Continental Divide's Golden Throats is a shabby collection of five imperfect songs—which isn't meant as a slight. The album's charm lies as much in the music...
CULTURE
Raw Fusion WMC Party 2008
This year's WMC is on the way and Miami's getting lucky with another CH-sponsored party. Just like last year, the event is brought to you by Raw Fusion Recordings with the addition of Brownswood Recordings and G.A.M.M. Located in Miami Beach...
CULTURE
Peter Ross: Spiritualists, Healers, Mediums and Psychics
Freelancer Peter Ross is a 41-year-old year old portrait photographer in Manhattan who makes his living taking pictures of celebrities. His latest offering deals with spiritual mediums in two communities connected by the spiritualism movement of...
CULTURE
Black Kids
We haven't been this excited by a band in a long time. Florida's Black Kids have crept under—and now over—the radar through a demo and some serious internet buzz from NME and Pitchfork. Not only are they ridiculously good, they...
CULTURE
Casa Decor London 2007
Casa Decor (CAD) is nothing new to any up-to-speed designer and trend reporter located in either Spain or Portugal. This yearly appointment was established around 15 years ago in Madrid, with the goal to gather all the new trends for living spaces...
CULTURE
Mark Dean Veca: The Strangler
Known for his immersive installation pieces, this large-scale mural, titled "The Strangler", is one of Mark Dean Veca's latest works. Created for a two-artist, community based exhibit in Boca Raton called "Picturing Florida"...