Ok, so we didn't call up one of Miami's nightlife masters just cuz he's so adorable, in a Justin Theroux-meets-young-Joaquin way; we did it because Alexis Mincolla is a de facto master of nightlife and has tons of good tips for navigating 2012's Winter Music Conference. A little history: Mincolla is the man behind one of Miami's most infamous nights, Black Sunday (where the 3K nightlife pics are strung together into stop-motion, and at the end someone pretends to get the axe). But don't take our word for it — NBC, The New York Times, and The New Times all swooned over this dark crusader as well. (So, yes, take our word for it.) Since Black Sunday, Mincolla still rules the night, and with WMC kicking into full gear, we asked him to give us his rundown of the fiercest parties, coolest crowds, and, of course, raddest DJs to check out. He listed his five favorites events, from bass-thumping parties to spots made for in-the-know insiders.
So get to know the cutest dude in town when the sun goes down, check out his top five must-sees, and maybe even catch him out this week. If you do, tell him hi for us, will you?