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Alex Penelas

  • News

    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Everyone Running for Miami-Dade Mayor

    ​Candidates running for Miami-Dade Mayor in the special May 24th election to replace recalled Carlos Alvarez had to register by 5:00 pm today. There's very few surprises in the list of candidates (read: no last-minute Alex Penelas filing), but here's a look at who you'll get to chose in a coup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Luther Campbell Calls For Special Election

    Michael McElroy​Mayoral candidate and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell wants to get it on. At the ballot box. Not the champagne room. Now that voters have shown Carlos Alvarez the exit door, the onetime raunchiest man in hip-hop is calling on the County Commission to set a date for anothe ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 21, 2010

    Tricky Micky: Arison's Heat Doesn't Pay Rent For County-Owned Arena

    A very powerful pig.​Even though they lost last night to the Mavs, the LeBron-ified Miami Heat are finally playing like juggernauts. And the team is profiting like one, too, from ticket and paraphernalia sales. In fact, the Micky Arison-owned wunderkinds expect to make more money this season than ... More >>

  • News

    June 16, 2005

    Double Speak

    Talking out of both sides of your mouth is tricky, but Carlos Alvarez is getting the hang of it

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Commission Quest

    Miami-Dade's most coveted political prize is the chairman's Throne of Power. Those who dare to seek it must navigate the Swamp of Secrecy, endure the Guild of the Greased Palm, and avoid exposure by the Orb of Light

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Vote for Culture

    What exactly does that mean? Today we know it means that two museums will receive hundreds of millions of dollars to build hulking structures in a waterfront park. But on November 2, most people had no clue

  • News

    August 19, 2004

    MAYOR X

    There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2004

    Go for the Old

    Elders get physical for fun

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Cavity Depravity

    The rotten roots of a sweet HMO deal rip dental health from the mouths of babes

  • City Life

    May 15, 2003

    BEST POLITICIAN

    Julio Robaina

  • News

    September 19, 2002

    La Cosa Nuestra

    The war on sexual orientation reveals the organization and structure of the Take Back Miami-Dade political family

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    The Hot Seat

    Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 22, 2001

    The Great Art Debate, Part 2: This letter not intended for stupefied couch potatoes

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Bunker Mentality

    Merrett Stierheim and Alex Penelas square off during Hurricane Michelle

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Money Talks

    In our pure sales culture, the Latin Grammy protesters could learn a hip-hop lesson

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of August 2, 2000

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    June 7, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of June 7, 2001

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Devil in a Blue Dress

    Why Janet Reno makes some men grin and other men groan

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    May 3, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of May 03, 2001

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 21, 2000

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of November 23, 2000

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 14, 2000

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Riptide

    Caution: No flag waving in park

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000

    Best Barbecue

    The Pit Bar-B-Q

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    The Great Divide

    Correspondence from our readers

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Kulchur

    You know you've got an image problem when ...

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    DeFede

    Elian's Legacy

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Riptide

    Not-so-shady deals

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    You Have Mail!

    In response to Alex Penelas's inflammatory Elian speech, hundreds of citizens labeled him a demagogue, a coward, and a traitor. And those are just the epithets we can print.

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    DeFede

    Brothers to the Rescue

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Mission Impossible

    An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.

  • News

    July 22, 1999
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    July 8, 1999
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    June 24, 1999

    River of Cash

    The Miccosukees' $50 million swampside gamble showcases alligator rasslin' and traffic galore

  • News

    May 28, 1998
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    May 7, 1998
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    April 23, 1998
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    January 29, 1998
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    January 15, 1998
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    January 1, 1998
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    November 20, 1997
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    October 30, 1997

    Elector Set

    No doubt about it, Raul Martinez is Hialeah's mayor-for-life. The question is: Can Herman Echevarria's Penelas-driven political machine succeed in killing him?

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    The Dumping Ground

    When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport

  • News

    August 22, 1996
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    January 26, 1995

    Dade Divided

    One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.

  • News

    November 3, 1993

    Shelter Fallout

    After years of doing nothing Dade County now plans to put 500 homeless people under one roof. It won't be in your neighborhood, of course.

  • News

    April 28, 1993

    Baseball Team Plays First Game

    Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut

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