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 >>
A harrowing journey into the dark heart of small-town Florida politics.
John Davis is a cop who won’t stop
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
Your unofficial guide to all that's hanging
Orthodox Jews in Miami Beach consider it a harmless symbol, but others believe it violates the U.S. Constitution
Love cigars or detest them, when a box of Cohibas lands in your lap, you don't say no
It takes a village -- North Bay Village -- to raise this much racket at election time
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
Judge Cindy Lederman, champion of justice and advocate extraordinaire, bends the rules on the bench
Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.
July 15 - 21, 1999
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.
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.
Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros
In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law
Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine
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
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]
Wire editor and former club owner Andrew Delaplaine wants to be the next mayor of Miami Beach. Is this guy tilting at windmills?
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.
South Beach nightlife sophisticates know they can handle it. A little puff now and then won't kill you. No big deal.