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  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Preservationists Cry Foul As County Commission Considers Allowing Cities More Autonomy

    It's no secret that Miami is experiencing another condo boom. Construction cranes once again screech and pivot over downtown. Towers that were stalled in 2009 are now complete. We are quickly running out of vacant lots to build on. So it's little wonder that lawmakers are looking for solutions. Tod ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    All 34 Cities in Miami-Dade County, Ranked From Worst to Best

    There's nowhere in the U.S. quite like Miami-Dade County. It's larger than Rhode Island, has twice as many people, and is bordered by two national parks. Its 2.5 million residents are among the most diverse in the nation. And they live in a smattering of 34 incorporated cities, which range from 400, ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2012

    Surfside's Dirty Little (Political) Secret

    A harrowing journey into the dark heart of small-town Florida politics.

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    June 21, 2012
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    January 4, 2012

    2011 Miami Restaurant Openings & Closings

    ​We noted the opening of some 100-plus restaurants this past year; only half that number was on our "closed" list. Thee may be more of the latter: PR firms rarely trumpet the shuttering of businesses.It was, overall, a great time to be a diner in Miami (you can read why in my yearly wrap-up). So m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Garrett Wittels, Streak-Hitting FIU Star, Charged In Rape of 17-Year-Olds In Bahamas

    Photo by C. StilesGarrett Wittels​Garrett Wittels, the Florida International University baseball star who made national headlines last year with a DiMaggio-esque hitting streak, is about to be all over the interwebs for much less savory reasons. Wittels and two friends have been charged in the rap ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
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    October 4, 2007

    Slime and Schemes Simmer in Surfside

    John Davis is a cop who wont stop

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    September 29, 2005
  • Culture

    December 2, 2004
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    September 2, 2004

    Critical Mass Transit

    This Miami-Dade Transit special report is brought to you by the letters K, L, and S and by the numbers 3, 11, and 27

  • Culture

    December 4, 2003

    Art During Basel

    Your unofficial guide to all that's hanging

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Strings Attached

    Orthodox Jews in Miami Beach consider it a harmless symbol, but others believe it violates the U.S. Constitution

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    December 7, 2000

    From Cuba with Questions

    Love cigars or detest them, when a box of Cohibas lands in your lap, you don't say no

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    November 2, 2000

    North Bay Confidential

    It takes a village -- North Bay Village -- to raise this much racket at election time

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Stanley Whitman's Wonderful Life

    He was born to wealth, he built the wildly successful Bal Harbour Shops, and he always seems to get what he wants -- no matter what

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Courting Disaster

    Judge Cindy Lederman, champion of justice and advocate extraordinaire, bends the rules on the bench

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Not for Sale ... Exactly

    Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.

  • Calendar

    July 15, 1999

    Night & Day

    July 15 - 21, 1999

  • News

    November 26, 1998
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    December 11, 1997

    The Jockey Club's Wild Ride

    For two decades it was a chic hangout for South Florida's most well-to-do. Now it's a money pit with a sordid story to tell.

  • News

    March 27, 1997

    Mr. Basketball

    Dozens of pro hoops pioneers retired to South Florida, destined to grow old and die in obscurity. Not if Jack Shaber has anything to say about it.

  • News

    February 6, 1997

    Life Sentences

    Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Crime & Nourishment

    In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law

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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

  • News

    November 30, 1995

    The Long and Winding Road

    Flush with valuable Lincoln Road real estate and saddled with major debts, the South Florida Art Center ponders its options, its future, and its purpose

  • News

    November 23, 1995

    Cadillac Combat

    One day he was the hottest salesman in town. THe next day he was in jail. Strange things can happen when you're engaged in [then the hed ran]

  • News

    November 2, 1995

    Attitude Dancing

    Wire editor and former club owner Andrew Delaplaine wants to be the next mayor of Miami Beach. Is this guy tilting at windmills?

  • News

    October 26, 1995

    Mistaken Identity

    In her quest for a seat on the Miami Beach Commission, Matti Bower doesn't want to be labeled "the Hispanic candidate." She just wants to win.

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    April 27, 1995

    Heroin Be the Death of Me

    South Beach nightlife sophisticates know they can handle it. A little puff now and then won't kill you. No big deal.