Art Teele

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    June 23, 2010

    Watch New Art Teele Documentary Miami Noir Here, Airs Soon On Local TV

    Two years ago two University of Miami students filmed a documentary re-enacting the last days of former city commissioner Art Teele Jr.'s life. ​After making the rounds on the festival circuit, the documentary, Miami Noir, will air on Miami PBS in July, but it is now entirely online up at doc site ... More >>

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    March 2, 2010

    Stop Screwing Miami's Inner City; Hire A Black Guy

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court Newscom​stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Up this week: Miami is in trouble again. The town's top bureaucrat -- City Manager Pete Hernandez -- has resigned and the U. ... More >>

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    October 3, 2006

    Jesus Quits

    When we read that Miami Herald publisher Jess Diaz resigned this morning, at first we thought he moved too quickly. The guy goes off half-cocked more than one of those cheap exploding Korean pistols. Almost immediately after taking over the newspaper 14 months ago, he fired columnist Jim DeFede ... More >>

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    September 8, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of September 8, 2005

    Hoops hype, bickering nurses, and cops as doctors

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    August 4, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of August 4, 2005

    Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005

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    September 30, 2004
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    September 2, 2004

    The Teele Conspiracy

    Is the Miami commissioner the target of a wicked plot? Or is he spinning a yarn so complex everyone's now dizzy?

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    January 22, 2004

    Pity the Poor Politicos

    Voters gave Miami's city commissioners a huge raise, but that hasn't stopped them from keeping their day jobs

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    October 30, 2003

    Grand Theft, Church

    Ghetto redevelopment Miami style is anything but divine

  • City Life

    May 15, 2003
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    April 17, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of April 17-23, 2003

    "Once again we Americans have successfully married hedonism and controversy for profit."

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    March 27, 2003

    When You Strike at a King You Must Kill Him

    Miami Commissioner Art Teele survived an attempted coup d'état. Now it's payback time.

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    August 29, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of August 29, 2002

    One cop would rather resign than compromise his integrity

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    May 23, 2002

    Insurgent Billboards

    Signage lobbyist Eston "Dusty" Melton wages guerrilla war on his old employers

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    January 17, 2002

    Farewell, My Lovely 1800

    It was a place where you drank Scotch with your sirloin, where journalists, politicians, and other practitioners of the dark arts felt at home

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    January 10, 2002

    2001: A Billboard Odyssey

    Last year much was learned about Miami's illegal signs, including the fact that they're still standing and still lucrative

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    April 12, 2001

    Enough Billboards Already!

    Miami city commissioners: We are outraged, of course, but let's not be hasty

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    March 29, 2001

    Miami: America's Billboard Sanctuary

    Will city commissioners embrace outdoor advertising, or will they heartlessly shun a vital industry?

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    November 30, 2000

    Lots of Contention

    Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.

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    November 23, 2000

    Packed, Stacked, and Hijacked

    How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group

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    October 12, 2000

    One Less Good Man

    Adolph King, Jr., fought to maintain an oasis in a menacing desert. The desert prevailed.

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    March 23, 2000


    This Stadium Goes in This Park or Else!

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    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.

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    May 21, 1998
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    April 30, 1998
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    July 25, 1996

    The King Who Would Be Mayor

    His platform is his life. His campaign manager is God. His goal is to be your mayor.

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    July 4, 1996
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    June 20, 1996

    Token Ridership

    Metrobus is Dade's most effective public transportation. But when it comes to funding, the bus system and its patrons always get taken for a ride.

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    May 9, 1996
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    March 28, 1996
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    February 22, 1996

    Smeared for Takeoff

    American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story

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    February 15, 1996
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    February 15, 1996
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    February 1, 1996

    Flying Blind

    Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.

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    January 4, 1996

    Fare Trade

    Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine

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    November 30, 1995

    You Name It, We Got It

    A veritable deluge of responses to our competition yields a new moniker -- and a poem, too

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    November 16, 1995

    Moniker Sells

    County honchos are having second thoughts about the unwieldy handle they attached to Homestead's new racetrack

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    August 17, 1995

    In the Dead of the Night

    While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?

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    July 13, 1995

    Dialing Your Dollars

    You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.

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    May 11, 1995

    Secrets and Sunshine

    One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?

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    April 13, 1995

    First Class All the Way

    You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.

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    February 23, 1995

    The Commish

    She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?

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    January 26, 1995

    Dade Divided

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

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    September 21, 1994

    Back on Top

    You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.

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    July 26, 1994

    No Love Lost

    Would tenants of the James E. Scott Homes choose Annie Love to represent them? If Love lets them hold an election, perhaps we'll find out.

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    June 15, 1994

    As Sweetwater Turns

    There was nepotism on the police force and a councilman got busted for hawking fake IDs. But a slew of investigators haven't even begun to sort out the perpetual brouhaha that masquerades as city government.

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    May 18, 1994

    They Saw Red

    The Dade Grand Jury scrutinizes the county's environmental attitude, and the verdict isn't very verdant

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    April 20, 1994

    Ride the Rails, Pay the Price

    For some Dade County commissioners money is no object when it comes to keeping Wackenhut on the public payroll

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    December 1, 1993

    Auto Erratic

    The county commission awards a contract for unmarked police cruisers and scores bit. The tally so far: Higher costs, a lawsuit, and not enough cars.

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    November 24, 1993

    Sore Winner

    Bruce Kaplan won his county commission race this past spring, but don't look for him when hey're handing out the Mr. Nice Guy awards

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