Don Slesnick

  • News

    August 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    POC Brings New Age Twist to the Buffet in Coral Gables

    Courtesy of POC ‚ÄčA pleasant stroll up Ponce de Leon, from Miracle Mile, brings you to POC American Fusion Buffet & Sushi. The ten-day old restaurant celebrated its grand opening Tuesday evening; a triumph that was more than four years in the making. The festivities began with a ceremonial bles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    The Biltmore Owes $2.4 Million in Back Rent to Coral Gables

    via Milan.Boer's Flickr/cc2.0The palm lined entrance to the Biltmore‚ÄčAre there any iconic Miami hotels that aren't having some sort of financial trouble at the moment? How about the historic Biltmore in Coral Gables? That's probably doing good, right? Oh, wait, the management companys owes the cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Mayor Don Slesnick Talks Dope, Drinks Wine, Eats Huevos Por Fin in Coral Gables

    Don Slesnick from Miami New Times on Vimeo Don Slesnick, The Slesmeister, El Slesarino, The Slesinator, Slesny Snipes, Slesley Nielsen, whatever way you chop it up, Mayor Don Slesnick of Coral Gables is an alright dude. In the following video he tells Short Order he cannot legalize marijuana, talks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Part One of Dining Out with Coral Gables Mayor Slesnick: A Top 10

    Jacob Katel No tax payer dollars were used, nor special favors called upon, in the making of this series"The New Times never calls me," Mayor Don Slesnick grumbled to a certain food writer one evening not long ago.  And if can I recall correctly, that same food writer quickly replied, "T ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Boom & Bust, Part 3

    In Liberty City, renters suffer more than perhaps anyone else from the foreclosure crisis.

  • News

    July 12, 2007

    Death in the City Beautiful

    Neighbors are squawking about a Santería ritual. But the Supreme Court says it's okay

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Inside Job

    Aha! The plot thickens in the Coral Gables Building & Zoning fraud probe, with a re-arraignment hearing held this past Tuesday to up the charges against former employee Jorge Reyes -- to north of $100,000 in funds allegedly stolen from the city. As Reyes awaits a March 2007 trial, the saga plays ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2004

    Trés Cool

    French-themed races storm the Gables

  • Dining

    October 30, 2003

    Season Opener Part II: The Comeback Kids

    Get ready, this season is dishing up a lot of new restaurants

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    Furniture Frenzy

    Save on style at Luminaire