David Dermer

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    News Roundup: Bank Bomb Threats and Burning Hotels

    A lawsuit brought against the county by former Miami beach mayor David Dermer over an anti-lying ordinance was ruled in favor of the county. A law stating that people can't lie in order to collect petition signatures will stand. [CBS4]Jackson North and South will remain open for now as hospital admi ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Game On

    In Miami Beach, "introducing ethics reform" is really a sneaky way to take down your political rival.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Miami Beach Mayor Says We're Too Poor for Democracy

    Another Miami-Dade city, another city commission appointment controversy in the works. This time around, Miami Beach is trying to decide whether to fill Dan Gelber's vacated seat with an appointee or hold a special election. An election would cost as much as $400,000, and Mayor Matti Bower told the ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Sex Offenders Set Up Camp

    The Julia Tuttle becomes a colony. Politicians pass the buck.

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Ruano Roulette

    He is still "completely freaked out by this whole thing"

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2007

    Bea Kalstein, Gadfly in the Miami Beach Ointment

    It seemed so small of former Miami Beach Mayor Seymour Gelber to take his last shots at Bea Kalstein shortly after her death last week. “Always very friendly” he conceded about the passionate Beach activist, “but insufferable” he felt it necessary to add. “She was a regular at my podium, d ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    The Princess of Miami

    Aristocracy in Vietnam, she lives in a Collins Avenue condo and attends a synagogue

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    e-Fire and e-Brimstone

    See those horns? Inexplicably, death and pestilence have yet to descend on the heads of Miami Beach Mayor David Dermer and his malevolent minions at the city council. But have no fear: That day is drawing near, as surely as the Second Coming will take place next Wednesday at noon. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2005

    Get Paddled

    Watch Jason Taylor backspin with the pros

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Beach Brawl

    Money and ethnicity narrow the race for Miami Beach City Commission to two men

  • News

    August 25, 2005
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    June 30, 2005
  • News

    June 16, 2005
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    May 26, 2005

    The D Word

    Say anything you want, but just don't call them Democrats

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Two in the Bush

    Purloined pigeons and a rooster identity crisis

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    Mash Out

    Miami Beach reluctantly embraces Urban Beach Week

  • Music

    May 27, 2004

    Livin' in a Video

    The massive police presence might just add to the thrill of play-thuggin' on Miami Beach this Memorial Day

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004


    A.C. Weinstein

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Party Poopers

    Clubland comes under siege at city hall

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    The Beach Welcomes All

    Unless you happen to be a transgender black woman named Dana

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Beating Whitey II

    Around and around on the MIAB/black-owned hotel deal

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Still in the Hood

    Can Ray "Benzino" Scott's new hip-hop club survive his reputation?

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2003

    Live Reality TV!

    Your chance to get hot, wet, and sexy -- live on the Beach!

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Beating Whitey

    Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Rebel Without a Causeway

    A Hollywood backlash -- what's Miami Beach's mayor to do? Shoot the messenger.

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of July 27, 2002

    Out from under a rock: Lots of hearts go out to the homeless

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The XXXstasy Biz

    Porn in Miami Beach is just another franchise operation

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    They're Here, They're Queer, They Vote

    Opening shots on September 10th's gay-rights ballot

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    The Heart Goes for a Haircut

    How to be homeless on Miami Beach

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002
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    February 14, 2002

    The Comeback Kid Does South Beach

    Angry Jewish machers, a SoBe club mogul, and Bill Clinton in the middle

  • News

    January 17, 2002

    What a Difference a Bay Makes

    On the Beach side gay life flourishes, but on the Miami side it's Anita Bryant déjà vu

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2002

    Two-Tiered Travels

    Right mates, see Miami from a London bus!

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Runways Are Forever

    At least that's the hope of Miami Beach's faltering fashion industry

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 8, 2001

    Three Stupid Screwballs: What do you expect when you spit in the eye of a wounded nation?

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Down in Miami: The Political Blues

    Miami Beach mayoral candidate David Dermer's political foes play dirty

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Hizzoner Unloads

    On his way out, Miami Beach Mayor Neisen Kasdin takes aim and fires

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Paradise Lost, Again

    As Miami Beach prepares for life in wartime, it's on its own

  • News

    May 18, 2000


    Bar some: What's fueling SoBe's underage-drinking crackdown?

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Not for Sale ... Exactly

    Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    His Park Is Worse Than His Bite

    Ronald Hayes hopes to keep developers (and Beach officials) from messing with North Shore Open Space Park

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    Parking and Politics

    The friendly folks in Miami Beach who tow away your car and charge you big bucks to get it back will do anything to preserve their monopoly. Absolutely anything.

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Gelber Unbound

    He managed to leave office without being indicted, which may explain why Miami Beach's former mayor feels free to unload on development, corruption, and the bad boys across the bay

  • News

    April 2, 1998

    The Bad Boys of Miami Beach

    To the delight of its allies and the squirming discomfort of its enemies, the weekly SunPost just won't shut up

  • News

    August 28, 1997
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    August 21, 1997

    The Strange Bedfellows of Miami Beach

    Why would David Dermer accept an endorsement from people who supported Portofino? To get elected, bonehead

  • News

    May 29, 1997

    The Hale-Bopp Amendment

    June 3 will either be doomsday for Miami Beach or just another opportunity for aspiring politicians to make political hay

  • News

    March 6, 1997
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    January 16, 1997

    Arrested Development

    A Miami Beach citizens' group seeks to obstruct future construction on waterfront properties

  • News

    November 20, 1991

    Better Dead Than Read?

    A new crop of Miami Beach commissioners might finally lay to rest the Huber Drug Letter controversy

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