9 hours ago | Weather
Right about now, thousands of especially grumpy Miamians are sitting in traffic wondering what the hell happened to the tropical storm that was supposed to get them out of work today. Erika was a dud, turning into nothing more than a wave of decen...
2 days ago | Weather
The streak is alive! After nearly a week of dire predictions about Tropical Storm Erika, it looks this morning like South Florida's decade-long hurricane-free run is going to continue. Erika is actually no longer a tropical storm — overnight, it w...
3 days ago | Weather
In these days of complex computer-graphed simulations and space-assisted data mining, hurricane prediction has steadily approached something like a real, reliable science. Usually, scientists can at least guess with some decent certainty what a hu...
5 days ago | Politics
In just a few months, Donald Trump has already had more politically deadly moments than most candidates manage in a lifetime. Only a campaign that's playing to the most intolerant, xenophobic wings of American society could survive everything from...
7 days ago | Politics
In public, Mayor Philip Levine strives to come across as the affable politician, a grinning multimillionaire populist who transitioned from media mogul and major Clinton donor to top dog in Miami Beach. But as heat has mounted around Levine’s role...
12 days ago | Media Watch
For months, lame-duck Commissioner Jonah Wolfson's new Political Action Committee has been the talk of Miami Beach. The PAC has raised more than $1 million in just three months amid accusations of high-pressure tactics aimed at city vendors by Wol...