Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes after the County Commission's biggest enemy.Car magnate, activist, and billionaire Norman Braman has everyone fooled. He's n ... More >>
Farm workers earn nada in America's green bean capital.
"How is it that Carlos Rios has a phone?"
Katie Edwards, executive director of the Dade County Farm Bureau, was very happy with our cover story about the Natacha Seijas recall. Edwards left the following congratulatory message on my voicemail: "Hi Frank Alvarado, this is Katie Edwards calling from Dade County Farm Bureau. Wanted to call ... More >>
Melt this commissioner
Garrison Keillor, elitist farmers, Lincoln Road hazards, and rodeo hell
Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?
One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top
For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life
Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed
With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment
Combine three parts luck, two parts pluck, and stir at 170 miles per hour