Back in 2002, Demetrio Perez Jr. had an epic fall from prominence. The then-Miami-Dade Public Schools Board Member was removed from public office following his 21-count federal indictment that he had been overcharging elderly tenants at his federally subsidized low income apartments in Little Havana ... More >>
Harry Emilio Gottlieb knows cinema!Who knew that Harry Emilio Gottlieb, a prolific writer of letters to the editor denouncing cronyism, was a Hollywood wheeler-dealer?Why else would he get a $63,000-a-year gig as the man in charge of Miami's film and cultural affairs office? It couldn't possibly ... More >>
During Miami's cocaine heyday in the Eighties, weird and interesting and scary things happened all over town all the time. Our coke map of Miami is by necessity incomplete, but even selected highlights make the point: Blow knew no neighborhood boundaries.