For weeks, the Miami Dolphins have been promising that the team won't move forward with the $390 million renovation of Sun Life Stadium if the NFL doesn't award the city a Super Bowl in 2015 or 2016. Well, the Dolphins caught a break.A couple of hours ago, during deliberations by the Miami-Dade Coun ... More >>
Give Stephen Ross props. He stepped up to Norman Braman one billionaire to another and slapped him across the face with a clean white glove. With a full page ad undermining Braman's credibility in Tuesday's edition of the Miami Herald, Ross let Braman know he's got the cash to parry any attacks the ... More >>
For the past couple of years, Norman Braman has carefully crafted his image as a do-gooder billionaire and civic activist by leading the recall of former Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Alvarez and, more recently, financing opponents against four sitting county commissioners because they saddled taxpayers w ... More >>
Several local candidates competing in Tuesday's elections sought the endorsement of the controversial anti-gay group the Christian Family Coalition, but it turns out that the group's endorsement isn't worth much. Out of the dozens of candidates the group endorsed this cycle, only three of the non-in ... More >>
"Backed into the Corner" is the provocative name of a new research report that found almost nine out of 10 Miami restaurant workers do not receive any paid sick days and that nearly 50 percent of these employees have gone to work sick. An even larger majority -- 63.6 percent -- said they had no acce ... More >>
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 goes after the County Commission's biggest enemy.Car magnate, activist, and billionaire Norman Braman has everyone fooled. He's n ... More >>
The counterattack against Norman Braman's plan to unseat four Miami-Dade County Commissioners begins this afternoon. A group called South Florida Jobs with Justice, a coalition of labor, community, and faith-based organizations, is going to hold a protest at the auto magnate's luxury car dealership ... More >>
The Carlisle Development Group sure knows how to show gratitude to Audrey Edmonson. The Miami-based affordable housing developer ponied up $15,000 in contributions to the Miami-Dade County commissioner's reelection campaign, according to her recently filed campaign finance report. Edmonson has been ... More >>
Sef Gonzalez is an eater, not a fighter.Last week, Short Order reported that blogger Sef Gonzalez (better known as The Burger Beast) had received a cease-and-desist email from Miami-Dade Assistant County Attorney, Thomas Logue. In the email, Logue stated Burger Beast's Miami Food Truck logo ... More >>
Natacha Seijas understands what it is like to drive through Opa-Locka.Yesterday, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas was feeling extra generous with taxpayer dollars. She promised to transfer $750,000 in affordable housing funds from her district to the district of green Commissioner Jean ... More >>
Ousted police chief leaves complaints in his wake.
"Every kid on Lincoln Road wants to hold Mr. Clucky. It fucking weirds me out!"
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is on a rampage. Here's the skinny.
Killings and slum conditions are just the beginning
Miami-Dade Police Director Robert Parker is good at dodging bullets, which is not good
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