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 >>
Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>
Any reporter who ever covered cops in Miami knew Angel Calzadilla. And most of us liked the guy. A lot. Now he's gone...after a long illness. The hombre had patience. New Times called his boss, former Chief John Timoney, "America's Worst Cop." Then there was the indictment of former police chie ... 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 >>
Pastor Vincent Spann will save Liberty City's soul one addict at a time if he can stay out of jail.
Miami Police administrators dole out cold-hearted dating advice
That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors
About $30,000 was missing from MPD's Property Unit, plus some guns and accessories
Raul Martinez is a product of Miami's dysfunctional police department, so how can he be expected to transform it?
Embrace the Nightmare: And while we're at it, let's pray for really,really bad weather
Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez
Miami finally hired an auditor with talent and fortitude. His work thus far will enrich the city and turn your stomach.
With the whole world watching, Miami's destiny calls: It's time for leadership!
State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle should have coasted to election victory. Instead she's dodging bullets from the police unions in the political fight of her life.
Letters from the issue of June 15, 2000
Gotta Go Bananas
The mayor took to radio recently. And boy was it interesting!
Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history
Placards for the implacable
After Miami Police Chief William O'Brien retired, a lot of people were left misty-eyed
Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals
Just across the way from Miami city offices, the coming attraction is a palace of pleasure
Times are tough for grocer Lawrence Moore and his Overtown neighbors. Will the county help out? No way.
After years of popularity, a financial scandal threatens the reign of City Manager Donald Warshaw
Miami Commissioner Art Teele needed a house fast. What he got was a controversy.
Little Haiti is a tangle of illegally subdivided homes and broken rules. For years, Miami said "Who cares?"
Miamarina wants the raucous La Rumba party boat out. Its owners are crying foul.
Adrift in Miami's fierce political maelstrom, Donald Warshaw is one cool customer
Residents of Allapattah have come to fear the boys who hang at 1024, And they have reason to
Legal experts and insider politicos agree: Voter fraud will soon force Xavier Suarez from office. Then What?
Leading a city in crisis is definitely a time-consuming job, but that hasn't kept the mayor from attending to his correspondence
In the first weeks of his administration, Xavier Suarez isn't making many new friends, and he's not influencing many people either
When Laura Douglass went to the police to accuse her uncle of sex abuse, she never imagined she'd be sued for libel
Miami's mean streets are being patrolled by a new breed of cop -- smart, young, tough, hip to the neighborhood. And she's ambitious, too.
Howard Gary discusses OPERATION GREENPALM, the ambitious corruption investigation rattled by mismanagement and blown apart by astonishing leaks of secret information
An investigation into complaints about police use of excessive force confirms what many citizens already believe: Cops cover for cops
Six months after its debut, the county's scheme to keep teens out of nighttime trouble gets mixed reviews
The City of Miami's upstanding leadership had a swell time at a swanky centennial party. Who paid? You did, of course.