Alan Potamkin

  • News

    July 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Joe Martinez For Miami-Dade Mayor!

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke makes his picks for Miami-Dade mayor and the county's black county commission seats.With the August 14 primary election approachi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Carlos Gimenez Collects Half-A-Million Bucks In First Round of Fundraising

    ​Miami-Dade County's new mayor has become quite the rain maker. According to his most recently filed campaign finance report, Carlos Gimenez raised $419,985 between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 of last year for his reelection run. His political action committee, Common Sense Now, raked in another $89,750. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Leads In Bundled Contributions

    Just call Julio Robaina the Bundle Master.​The race to become the next mayor of Miami-Dade County is turning into a costly affair. The three alleged front-runners, Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina, former county Commissioner Carlos Gimenez, and ex-state Rep. Marcelo Llorente have raised a combined $1.2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Is This LeBron James' New $49.5 Million Mansion?

    ​Multiple reports today claim that LeBron James is about to officially become a resident of Miami-Dade by purchasing a $49.5 mega-mansion in Coral Gables that once belonged to his new boss Pat Riley. Nestled in the water-front Gables Estates section of Coral Gables, it's probably one of the grande ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Axing the Property Tax

    Potamkins homestead has a market value of $21 million.... Raul Masvidal owes $33,639 in taxes for his four-bedroom residence.

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    The Ghetto Governor

    Dorrin Rolles dedication to his district is in question

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005


    Jeffrey Berkowitz

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    Britto's Republic

    A "but is it art?' debate looms as a developer ties his civic largesse to patronage of a favorite sculptor

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    The X Man Returns

    Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Powers That Be

    It's nice to have wealthy and influential friends, especially when you need loads of campaign cash

  • News

    July 6, 1994

    Razin' in the Sun

    Back when NE 89th Street was considered the boonies, this little cottage was a treasured playhouse. Soon it'll be rubble.