Juan Kuryla must be the happiest man working for Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who recently announced he wants property owners to swallow a 5 percent tax rate hike to balance his proposed budget. On April 29, Mayor Carlos Gimenez promoted Kuryla from deputy seaport director to the head hon ... More >>
The fight over Biscayne Bay is heating up.Environmentalists who have sued to stop the Port of Miami's Deep Dredge have adopted a new tactic: a public appeal for sympathy -- and funds -- to stop the controversial project. Meanwhile, a bill is barreling through the Florida Senate that will force a ... More >>
Carlos Lopez-Cantera is having a helluva week in Tallahassee. On Monday, the Miami-based state rep requested an amendment to Florida law so that the City of Miami wouldn't have to pay taxes on the new Marlins Stadium parking garages -- never mind that such an exemption is probably unconstitutiona ... More >>
The Port of Miami's much-debated "Deep Dredge" will be delayed for months -- possibly years -- as a Tallahassee judge hears arguments for and against the project this August.Port officials tell Riptide that they are optimistic the project will still be completed on time. But a lawyer representing en ... More >>
Environmentalists are suing to stop a $150 million dredging project from tearing up Biscayne BayFaced with up to two years of underwater blasting that they say will forever scar Biscayne Bay, local environmentalists played their last card yesterday to stop the Port of Miami "Deep Dredge" project: Th ... More >>
Fisher Island Community Association's president worries that the Port of Miami dredge will damage propertiesThis weekend, Port of Miami director Bill Johnson wrote to The Miami Herald to rebut "naysayers" who just don't understand what an "enviable position" the city will be in once we've blasted ... More >>
Quick: What's the third largest import to the Port of Miami? Silicone? Yay-yo? Booze, of course. Last year, 155,664 tons of the stuff — about the weight of the world's largest cruise ship, which coincidentally docks in Miami — washed up at the port. By comparison, only 12,191 tons of ... More >>
A PG-13 rating squeezes the life out of Anacondas
Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez
From the issue of August 17, 2000
Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon
The Heat continues its disgusting betrayal of public trust with a nifty assist from spineless county commissioners
Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle
The Arison clan built Carnival into a money machine by cleverly avoiding tax laws
Have We Got an Airport for You!
Cynics say that to explore the depths of South Florida culture, all you have to do is scratch the surface. Dade County archaeologist Bob Carr digs deeper and knows better.
Locally produced TV shows deserve to be honored for their intelligence, their wit, their impeccably bad taste. Don't touch that remote control!