Jim Mullin

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  • 10 years ago | Longform

    This is a year in which Miami has been compelled to look back at two decisive events that shaped its destiny, both of which were widely acknowledged on their 25th anniversaries: the Mariel boatlift and the Liberty City riots. But a third fateful e...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    Miami, 1988: Led by Barbara Capitman, Art Deco preservationists lose their fight to save the Senator Hotel from the wrecking ball. Coconut Grove is in the throes of an identity crisis as city commissioners ban street vendors. Knight Ridder and Cox...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    Arthur Teele's death last week brought to a shocking and tragic end a life as complex as it was compelling. Teele was a gifted politician beloved by his supporters and feared by his opponents. His superior intellect gave him a chess master's advan...

  • 11 years ago | Columns

    For the sixth time in recent years a promising effort to create an independent body to govern Miami International Airport has flamed out. A group of business leaders last month dropped its plans to place on the November ballot a referendum for an ...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    Last year about this time we published a special report on the City of Miami, which had recently earned the dubious distinction of being named America's poorest big city. The award was bestowed by the U.S. Census Bureau, which calculated that a gr...

  • 13 years ago | Columns

    A few weeks ago I invited readers to submit ideas that might be helpful to the City of Miami, which, being the poorest big city in America, needs all the help it can get. This solicitation arose from our two-part series "We're Number One!" (Septem...