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BEST HERO

A lot of South Floridians quietly cheered this past November when Gittens, less than a year into her tenure as Miami-Dade County's aviation director, lambasted the county commission as "lobby heaven," and accused a lobbyist of lying during a presentation. (Carl Hiaasen described MIA at the time Gittens took over...
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Angela Gittens

A lot of South Floridians quietly cheered this past November when Gittens, less than a year into her tenure as Miami-Dade County's aviation director, lambasted the county commission as "lobby heaven," and accused a lobbyist of lying during a presentation. (Carl Hiaasen described MIA at the time Gittens took over...
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Best of Miami 2014: Here Are Some of the Best People in This Year's Issue

9 months ago by New Times staff
The wait is over. Today, the latest edition of our Best of Miami issue goes live, packed with hundreds of our choices for everything from the finest smokey dive bars to the greatest elegant craft cocktails, from the greatest spots to kayak to the coolest thrift stores -- and, of...
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A Deal to Dial For

11 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
When it comes to protecting his business interests at Miami International Airport, local entrepreneur Pedro Pelaez counters threats with the ferocity of a Lennox Lewis left hook. In 2001 Pelaez lost a bout with the Miami-Dade Aviation Department when his now-defunct company, Quick Packing, Inc., failed to gain a lucrative...
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Top Ten Places to Take Out-Of-Towners

2 years ago by Emily Codik
Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like...
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