Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 wages war against Miami's elitist secret society.If you are an African American civic leader in Miami, you're better off ... More >>
The McClatchy Co. announced this morning that it has sold one of Miami's most iconic buildings to a Malaysian resort and gambling company.The company's chairman, Gary Pruitt, said it was no longer the era for a newspaper to be located on the bay. That says something about daily newspapers.The goo ... More >>
It's just about 2010. Here are my choices. What do you think?1. After being snatched by federal authorities, Elian Gonzalez is sent home to his father in Cuba on June 28, 2000.2. Art Basel Miami Beach starts in 2002, an offshoot of the Swiss affair, it changes Miami's cultural life forever. 3. No ... More >>
New Times Best of Miami issue hits the streets this week. With this post, Riptide 2.0 provides an appetizer. The main course/entire issue will appear on the website Tuesday afternoon. Best Politician Michelle Spence-Jones She was elected in 2005, and not a moment has passed without ... More >>
Our critics review a sampling from week one of the film fest.
It's all about your religious beliefs, you agnostic, you!
Unions glom onto the DeFede legacy
Dolphins squeaking, nurses freaking, readers shrieking
Evil condo developers, Cuban city builders, and more about Art Teele
For public figures and journalists alike, actions have consequences
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Male prostitutes and multiple mistresses, drug money in Gucci shopping bags, bribery and extortion conspiracies. And you thought you'd heard it all about Art Teele.
Jacques Evens Thermilus and Richard Caride
Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle
Doesn't mean they're not out to get you
MTV's cattle call, Miami's bigotry, free weekly's big dis
Miami Commissioner Art Teele survived an attempted coup d'état. Now it's payback time.
Cuba after Castro? Don't be left out!
Poor Miami is the talk of the town
A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?
Miami's Downtown commissioner is still fighting, and still hopeful of big change
When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.
Miami-Dade's election workers are overworked, underpaid, and years behind
Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Darts and tarts
An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.
No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.
In the first weeks of his administration, Xavier Suarez isn't making many new friends, and he's not influencing many people either
Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride
A business relationship is a beautiful thing A until it turns ugly. Just ask County Commissioner Art Teele.
Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut
Miami's black community finally gets an honest shot at the county commission, and the scramble among candidates is on