That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors
Miami medical bureaucracy begins to rival the school system
Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no
State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.
From the issue of August 17, 2000
Alvaro Fernandez takes on Bruno Barreiro, his friends, and all their money. Ask him if he's worried.
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
1998 was a great year for corruption. New Times puts a price tag on the year's malfeasance
He managed to leave office without being indicted, which may explain why Miami Beach's former mayor feels free to unload on development, corruption, and the bad boys across the bay
In five years PBA boss John Rivera has transformed his police union into a major political force
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
Bruce Kaplan is alive and well (for the moment at least), but that hasn't deterred speculation about his replacement
The Zoological Society says Metrozoo makes fundraising impossible. Metrozoo says the Zoological Society doesn't know from fundraising.
The dogfight over the Independent Review Panel proves that you might unite the community, but you'll never unite the Dade County Commission
June 3 will either be doomsday for Miami Beach or just another opportunity for aspiring politicians to make political hay
Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
Bruce Kaplan's office organizes an effort to rub out graffiti, then stands up the volunteers
Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.
County honchos are having second thoughts about the unwieldy handle they attached to Homestead's new racetrack
While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?
One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
Dade GOP officials have spoken, and Metro Commissioner Bruce Kaplan doesn't like what they said
Like an eighteen-wheeler on a bike path, Dade Commissioner Bruce Kaplan subtly makes his mark on local GOP politics
The Dade Community Relations Board doesn't and isn't very good at relations, either
Bruce Kaplan won his county commission race this past spring, but don't look for him when hey're handing out the Mr. Nice Guy awards
Conchy Bretos gets dumped from her county job, the list of suspects grows, and the State Attorney's Office is nowhere to be seen
Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut