In the lakeside tourist city of Granada, Nicaragua, visitors strolling along La Calle Libertad come upon a blue Colonial-style building with a small sign reading, "Salon La Libertad." On a recent afternoon, a slim Cuban-American woman with short blonde hair and intense blue eyes chats on her cellpho ... More >>
Where your humble state legislators work hard by day and play hard by night
Q: Why would an intelligent man voluntarily leap into a toxic snakepit? A: Because his name is Merrett Stierheim and he just can't help himself.
Signage lobbyist Eston "Dusty" Melton wages guerrilla war on his old employers
Hear why this crusader wants to save you from the evils of gay rights
Rep. Carlos Lacasa adds a new chapter to the Sun Tzu classic, set in Miami-Dade County
How Manny Diaz got to be Mayor of Miami
Plus: Ros-Lehtinen's strange name game
From the issue of July 26, 2001
Meet the most powerful politician you know nothing about
The new chairman of the Miami-Dade delegation sets his own course in Tallahassee
From the issue of February 8, 2001
From the issue of December 21, 2000
The real story behind Alex Penelas's secret dealings with Republicans
Beset by internecine battles, troubled leadership, and funding cuts, the local office of the Florida Department of Health is in need of intensive care.
In the waning rounds of the Dinner Key boat yard brawl, a third heavyweight returns to the ring
Now playing: A fight over a prime piece of Miami bayfront property. Will the city fo Hollywood or choose a tamer role for the old boat yard?