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Hulaween was hoppin’ all night at The Mai-Kai

Slip and the Spinouts rocked the house during The Mai-Kai’s fourth annual Hulaween on Oct. 26 in Fort Lauderdale. The South Florida rockabilly favorites were the highlight of the seven-hour party that also included a costume contest, retro tunes and … Continue reading

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Sweetwater Bar & Grill: A shining beacon of light in South Florida’s food and drink wasteland

Update: Sweetwater introduces new cocktails, voluminous spirits menu Unbeknownst to most of South Florida, a craft cocktail revolution has swept the country over the past decade, elevating mixology to heights not seen since the heady days following the repeal of … Continue reading

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Concert review: Dick Dale’s comeback revs into overdrive

Dick Dale: April 21 at Respectable Street in West Palm Beach, April 22 at Churchill’s Pub in Miami. See below: Video, photos from both shows Concert reviews by Jim Hayward Just two years ago, it was unclear if legendary guitarist … Continue reading

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Audio slideshow flashback: Hukilau 2011 cocktail contest was a Barrel of fun

The 2012 Hukilau will be held Thursday through Sunday, April 19-22, at The Mai-Kai and several Fort Lauderdale beachside hotels. Official sites: TheHukilau.com | Facebook Previous flashbacks: 2010 party features Shag | Los Straitjackets highlight 2009 Related posts: Polynesian Pop … Continue reading

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Audio slideshow flashback: Hukilau’s 2010 opening party reached a new level of overindulgence

The 2012 Hukilau will be held April 19-22 at The Mai-Kai and several Fort Lauderdale beachside hotels. Official sites: TheHukilau.com | Facebook page | Facebook group Other flashbacks: 2011 contest was a Barrel of fun | Los Straitjackets highlight 2009 … Continue reading

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Audio slideshow flashback: Los Straitjackets highlight a rockin’ 2009 Hukilau

The 2012 Hukilau will be held April 19-22 at The Mai-Kai and several Fort Lauderdale beachside hotels. Official sites: TheHukilau.com | Facebook page | Facebook group Other flashbacks: 2011 contest was a Barrel of fun | 2010 party features Shag … Continue reading

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Behind the magic: A backstage tour of The Mai-Kai’s mysterious bars and kitchen

Updated Jan. 25, 2014 Photos: Jump to the gallery UPDATES: Historic Mai-Kai celebrated, new cocktail menu unveiled at anniversary party Rums of The Mai-Kai: Legendary Lemon Hart returns to the promised land Heeeeeeere’s the rich history and lost stories of … Continue reading

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Kapow! explodes onto South Florida dining and cocktail scene

Photos: Jump to the gallery Previous posts: Kapow! in Boca cooks up noodles, cocktails, edgy artwork Take 5: Artist Mike “Pooch” Pucciarelli Review by Jim “Hurricane” Hayward Like the restaurant’s colorful logo inspired by Japanese animation, everything about the new … Continue reading

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Artists shine amid copious crowds at Walt Disney World’s 40th birthday party

Photos: Jump to the gallery Previous coverage: Disney World celebrates 40 years of mid-century magic Related: Cocktails come of age at Epcot Food and Wine Festival | More on Disney World Masses of mouse-minded fans flocked to the Magic Kingdom … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions: Monterey rises, Gold Coast falls

Note: The Monterey Club has announced plans to close at the end of 2011. * Click here for updates If you were at The Monterey Club on Monday for the Nekromantix show or any of the other concerts this week, … Continue reading

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