This guest column was written by Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle in response to Luther Campbell's criticisms.As Miami-Dade state attorney, I have always believed that my work in the fourth largest prosecutor's office in America has the potential to affect the lives of every one ... More >>
via WSVNOfficer Roger CastilloIn yesterday's brutal police shooting, murderer Johnny Sims not only took the lives of some of Miami-Dade's finest but also left four children without their parents. Detective Roger Castillo leaves behind a widow and three sons, while Amanda Haworth was a single-moth ... More >>
Jimmy Mojo in Dade County Clink.Really ... Why are boomers so obsessed with cleansing rock stars of their sins? Almost 42 years ago, chubby junkie, Doors mojo master, and FSU dropout Jim Morrison showed up in Coconut Grove's Dinner Key Auditorium, got extremely wasted, tried to sing " ... More >>
Jacob KatelThe only window in the bar.For lots of South Florida folks an annual Memorial Day weekend pilgrimage to the Keys marks the beginning of summer. Hell yeah. One Dade County stop we recommend on that journey is the Last Chance Saloon in Homestead. On your way south, the adjacent package l ... More >>
via miami dade policeAnrry Morales-Leiva Most of the time, when you hear about some lunatic headbutting a cop, crack cocaine is involved. It takes some serious rock to make a guy think he is enough of a superhero to pull a Jean-Claude Van Damme on an armed police officer. But not Anrry Morales-Le ... More >>
After an epically long city commission meeting, commissioners chose the Rev. Richard Dunn to replace Michelle Spence-Jones after he pledged not to run for the seat in November. [Herald]Crime rates in unincorporated Dade County are down. [Herald]Sad Ponzi clown Scott Rothstein is going to p ... More >>
Homemade ratatouille with fresh, local produce. And yes, Ratatouille is an excellent movie. [FoodForThoughtMiami]Has there finally been invented a chip that withstands the ardors of jarred-salsa dipping? According to one man, yes. [Chowfather]A hilarious review of Dolores, But You Can Call Me Lolita ... More >>
Jacob Katelget money Short Order is always on the look out for Dade County voices talking food and drink. Here are some recent posts from other food blogs around town.Mango&Lime pulls public records info after seeing a "coming soon" sign in Coral Gables.The South Florida Punch serves up BBQ wine ... More >>
Jacob KatelCheeseburgers At The Bayside Grill Burgers at The Standard don't come cheap, but the Bayside Grill's waterfront, saltwater poolside locale is top notch Dade County lifestyles of the rich and famous type shit. A trio of sliders will run you $16.00. That means three charred grill burgers ma ... More >>
The Hustle Holicz are the Dade County group behind the streets-to-radio hit "I'm So Throwed." The song has a great ad lib and you'll find it hard to get it out of your head. It's a sound effect that sounds like a cross between Master P's "uuhhhh," Lil Jon's "Yeeeeaayah" and Young Jeezy's "Yeeah," bu ... More >>
Tonight they duel for the title at the Colony Theater.
If I decided to steal a Miami-Dade transit bus, I would hit 95 south and gun it straight to the Keys. The authorities would find me and the bus 6 months later, me driving the bus with one foot (because my hands would be full of the lobsters I just caught) and blasting Lil' Kim over the loudspeaker. ... More >>
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There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.
White Lion Café and Antiques
School board warmly embraces ethics commission
How some of Miami's brightest lights nearly trashed a piece of local history
The race to develop Homestead Air Force Base could soon hit a major snag. It's called Mother Nature.
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
Caught between depletion and regulation, Dade's commercial fishermen are becoming the latest endangered species
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
The ACLU claims Dade County is using a temporary employment law to keep Hispanic day laborers off the job and in jail
Eleven cents a month doesn't seem like much when you consider that it's helping to keep dogs out of Dade's open manholes
Bruce Matheson doesn't need you or anyone else to tell him what's wrong with his family's legacy, Crandon Park. So just step aside, thank you.
Ziggy Zilber built a lean, mean, ground-transportation empire, making money and enemies, and working the politicians like a well-oiled machine
Rabies didn't kill his faithful pooch, but Dade's rabies-vaccine enforcement chief was an early the death of pet owner Randy Natalino
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
Key Biscayners were able to incorporate without a hitch. Now they want to annex a state park, and maybe get some more money out of the Dade school system.
Under the direction of rocker Bill Orcutt, the Alliance for Media Arts keeps the faith for Miami's cinema aficionados
Dade County Public Schools say they caught an elementary school staffer with her hand in the cookie jar
How many bureaucrats does it take to fill a pothole at a Dade County school? The author would like to tell you, but he's still counting.
Airport parties are first-class affairs, as long as you're a political player
The good old days of high-speed police chases (and the resulting mayhem) are about to end
Don't ask that nice chap for a cold one.And whatever you do, no fraternizing with the bartender!
Of approximately 55,000 people arrested and charged with felonies in Dade County every year, more than 20,000 are released under the aegis of Pretrial Services while awaiting trial