Democratic U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's last campaign report had some surprising names in it. Yeah, he snagged some usual suspects as donors: Swampthing James Carville, former chairman of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe, and, um, Don King.But he also scored a constituency that woul ... More >>
A few months ago, the New Times brought you the story of De Hull, a world-renowned palm expert with an incredible garden teeming with rare plants on the fringes of South Dade. Hull's way of life was as endangered as his plants, thanks to a string of hurricanes, break-ins and litigious neighbors.Hull ... More >>
De Hull battled hurricanes, code enforcers, and banks. Then he ran into a steamroller of a neighbor.
As the most important election in the 21st Century draws to a close, Banana Republican took a gander at the top campaign contributors in the congressional races pitting Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart against Raul Martinez and Joe Garcia, respectively. So far the Republican siblings have out-raised th ... More >>