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  • Winter is coming | What's Up, South Florida?

    Winter is coming | What's Up, South Florida?

    Join Talia J. Medina for a "Game of Thrones"-themed show with Purdy Lounge's Thomas Merolla, who will make a "Mother of Dragons" cocktail. Reporter Phillip Valys also lets you know where to find #GOT parties in South Florida.

  • Feast like a mad king or queen 'Game of Thrones' style in South Florida

    Feast like a mad king or queen 'Game of Thrones' style in South Florida

    The Season 7 premiere of 'Game of Thrones' will be celebrated with a feast of food and drink, including "Greyjoy Sausage" and a "Mother of Dragons" cocktail.

  • 'Game of Thrones' fan? Here's the Mother of Dragons

    'Game of Thrones' fan? Here's the Mother of Dragons

    Winter will come to South Florida when the seventh season of “Game of Thrones” premieres Sunday, July 16, on HBO. Thomas Merolla, lead bartender at Purdy Lounge, concocted this “Game of Thrones”-inspired cocktail. Mother of Dragons costs $12 and will be served at Purdy Lounge all weekend. Try it...

  • 'Detroit' review: Kathryn Bigelow shoots the '67 war at home

    'Detroit' review: Kathryn Bigelow shoots the '67 war at home

    Oddly in synch with the narrative strategy (though without the imposing visual panache) of "Dunkirk," the other historical drama of the moment, director Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," is an artfully frazzled mosaic of suffering, putting the audience through the wringer in the name of truth, injustice...

  • 'City of Ghosts' review: Heroic journalism amid carnage in Middle East

    'City of Ghosts' review: Heroic journalism amid carnage in Middle East

      American audiences have enjoyed a recent spate of documentaries that take us beyond headlines and just-the-facts news stories about the Islamic State, Iraq and Syria, and that give us, instead, a glimpse of the people whose lives have been so viciously upended by militancy's rise in the Middle...

  • 'Lady Macbeth': The 19th-century postman always rings twice

    'Lady Macbeth': The 19th-century postman always rings twice

    Rituals define and often confine our lives, and there's great satisfaction in watching a woman break free from everyone and everything pinning her down, consequences and bloodshed and buried bodies be damned. "Lady Macbeth" establishes and then disrupts an entire brutal social order. It's an unusually...

  • 'Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe' review: Biopic celebrates Austrian author

    'Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe' review: Biopic celebrates Austrian author

    The literary biopic can be a tricky, sometimes even self-defeating, film genre. After all, watching a great writer (or a thespian facsimile thereof) furrow their brow over a typewriter tends to teach us far less about them and their legacy than actually reading their work. The best literary biopics,...

  • Free kids meal with purchase at Pei Wei

    Free kids meal with purchase at Pei Wei

    Wok, don't run to get a free kid's meal with purchase at Pei Wei Asian Diner. Use a coupon to get a free Kid's Wei Meal with any regular entree purchase at participating locations.   Kid's meals, which come with a drink and dessert, include honey-seared, Teriyaki, lo mein or sweet & sour entrees...

  • Free $10 burrito, salad or tacos at Chipotle

    Free $10 burrito, salad or tacos at Chipotle

    Chipotle Mexican Grill is giving away free food valued at $10.  Get a buy-one-get-one free coupon good for a free burrito, burrito bowl, salad, or tacos by signing up with a mobile number to get the offer via text on your smartphone. While signing up, you can opt in to receive more text offers...

  • Free Boosted Bagel Sandwich at Einstein Bros.

    Free Boosted Bagel Sandwich at Einstein Bros.

    Get free eats at Einstein Bros. Bagels.  Use buy-one-get-one free coupons at participating locations to get your choices of a free Espresso Buzz, Savory Parm or Cherry Chia Boosted Bagel Egg Sandwich. The other option is a Boosted Bagel and shmear. The offers highlight the unusual new healthy...

  • 5 deals and fun facts to celebrate National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday

    5 deals and fun facts to celebrate National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday

    Hot diggidy dawg! It's National Hot Dog Day on Wednesday and you can chomp 'em for cheap at several restaurants offering deals. Here's where to chow down:  7-Eleven: Big Bite Quarter Pound hot dog with a Big Gulp for $2.22   through Aug. 30. No coupon is necessary.  Burger King: The Miami-based...

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