Commissioner Marc Sarnoff rewards lackey with $220,000 compensation package.Today, the Miami city commission has a number of special public hearings to decide the fate of the city's budget and how to spend a whole lot of millions of dollars meant to alleviate slum and blight in Overtown and the O ... More >>
Wanted: The Community Redevelopment Agency, in charge of revitalizing the blighted downtown and Overtown districts, seeks publicist. Pay: $27,000, including a $2,500 expense account. Only well-connected flacks apply. After that call went out in April, three firms applied for the job with the agen ... More >>
Miami.fly me via Flickr CCWatson Island is the redheaded stepchild of Biscayne Bay. Star Island gets Shaquille O'Neal and Madonna. Fisher Island has its own private ferry. And poor Watson is stuck with a field of dry grass and a theme park full of restless parrots. Sure, it's home to the Japane ... More >>
State attorney investigates ethically challenged Miami commissioner.
Evil condo developers, Cuban city builders, and more about Art Teele
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Male prostitutes and multiple mistresses, drug money in Gucci shopping bags, bribery and extortion conspiracies. And you thought you'd heard it all about Art Teele.
Overtown is under pressure to change as property values skyrocket but violence remains pervasive
"As soon as I crossed the Mason-Dixon Line, I knew it was different here"
In which the clever con artist nearly reels in a million-dollar bonanza
Ghetto redevelopment Miami style is anything but divine
Miami Commissioner Art Teele survived an attempted coup d'état. Now it's payback time.
One cop would rather resign than compromise his integrity
A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?
Miami's Downtown commissioner is still fighting, and still hopeful of big change