Former Miami City Manager Donald Warshaw ate there. So did ex-City Manager Cesar Odio. And ex-City Commissioner Miller Dawkins sometimes enjoyed the ocean breeze. Oh yeah, and ex-City Commissioner Humberto Hernandez, too.Come to think of it. pretty much every indicted city official in history has sa ... More >>
So Dan Paul was a little crazy. And the stories of his personal escapades -- sexual and otherwise -- were legendary in this town.But Paul made modern Miami by writing the county charter in 1957. He was an eccentric genius who, despite earning scads of money, had a wisecrack for every politician i ... More >>
That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors
A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco
Miami's Downtown commissioner is still fighting, and still hopeful of big change
Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals
Bill Lara and Pedro Gonzalez have a vision: Unite Miami's small community newspapers as a force to be reckoned with
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Letters from the issue of January 27, 2000
(Not so) honorable mentions
After years of popularity, a financial scandal threatens the reign of City Manager Donald Warshaw
Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.
If at first you don't succeed in getting your sentence reduced, invoke the terminally ill mother
In quiet Shorecrest, a single barricade has divided an entire community
After more than a year, Commissioner James Burke may finally learn what lies ahead: Prosecution or exoneration
Cops are giving Miami's promotions exam a failing grade -- in court
Some say Miami Beach's Jose Garca-Pedrosa is a strong city manager. Others tend to employ more colorful language.
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
The hiring of the mysterious Zohar Lahav at $52,000 per year has critics of Miami Mayor Joe Carollo yelling foul
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?
The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates
It's 3:00 a.m. and there's a lot of clanging going on outside your apartment. It's only the garbage man, breaking the law.
The City of Miami's upstanding leadership had a swell time at a swanky centennial party. Who paid? You did, of course.
Though Herald execs are giddy about their market-driven plan for "journalistic excellence," the critics denounce it as a bitter pillar to swallow
Miami is going to miss you. Your vision for the city. Your political savvy. Your cosmopolitan sophistication. Your utter gall.
Miami says the feds are holding up a grant worth millions. The feds say Miami didn't ask for it just right. Miami says up yours. The feds say . . .
Sure, Miami has an empty stadium. And sure, Bruce Frey has pigskin on the brain. But that's no excuse for the Canadian football league.
Local towing company owners assail the Miami City Commission' s "good ol' boy" system of awarding contracts
The growling noise emanating from the Dupont Plaza -- that's the sound assistant city attorneys make when they grumble
Exile leaders raised millions to bankroll their plan to refugees to South Florida from Guantanamo -- but money isn't the only stumbling block
What has Roger Rojas built in the back yard of his house in Morningside, and why can't the city seem to find out?
The Northeast Task Force, formed to eliminate urban blight in northeast Miami, falls victim to infighting and eliminates itself
Yes, that loudmouth in the fancy car really is the husband of mayoral hopeful Miriam Alonso. And yes, taxpayers are picking up the tab.
Part 2: Miriam Alonso knows how to put votes together, but she can't seem to separate dirty tricks from politics
Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way
It's a fair bet that your favorite Dade big shot is a sure shot, too
Six years later, the Pan Am Historical Foundation gets back its artifacts from the City of Miami. Most of them, anyway.
When the president of the Latin Quarter Association wanted a new driveway, he went straight to the top. The rest is mystery.