As the 2010 election cycle winds down in the next six days, Banana Republican would like to congratulate lobbyist and campaign consultant Steve Marin for pulling in the big bucks. And if any of his candidates still vying for an elected seat win On November 2, we can only imagine he will solidify ... More >>
broadwayproductioninc.comCuthbert Harewood shows off his vision for Liberty City, including Barack Obama StreetCuthbert Harewood has a dream -- a dream that one day even the neighborhood of Liberty City, sweltering with the heat of violence and poverty, will be transformed into an oasis of peace ... More >>
The Miami Herald recommends the fiscally irresponsible duo, Joe Celestin and Kevin BurnsWith the primary election six days away, undecided voters usually turn to the Miami Herald's editorial board to help them decide who is the best candidate for the job. Unfortunately, Miami's only daily failed ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Congressman Kendrick Meek better keep a close eye on what happens to Dennis Stackhouse, the Boston developer who's been criminally charged on multiple counts of grand theft and organized scheme to defraud. Local law enforcement officials accuse Stackhouse of stealing $942,000 set a ... More >>
Jacqueline CariniWe here at New Times love Pastor Vincent Spann, drill sergeant of a Liberty City recovering-addict boot camp and subject of our January feature story "Holy Hustler." For all of his shortcomings -- most notably an allergic distaste for paying his bills -- he seems to be a tr ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreWell, at least Antonio Junior can take solace in knowing he made a killing as a minority partner in several deals involving Miami-Dade taxpayer money. And even though he ratted out his political godmother -- ex-county Commissioner Barbara Carey-Shuler -- and some of his other poli ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Just got back from the Spence-Jones Vindication Show in Overtown. The thunderstorms had just subsided outside the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 301 NW 9th Street. But inside Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones' angry voice boomed throughout the cavernous assembly hall. She was ... More >>
A cool million gets the Julia Tuttle Bridge sex offenders a new home.
"Miami-Dade County government is badly in need of a federal enema."
"She can try out for American Idol as a reporter."
While its owner lives the high life, a county contractor stiffs its employees.
Flo Rida and Missy Elliott at Sunset Place?
South Florida Impeachment Coaliton stages a sit-in at U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek's office.
Miami New Times recommends
"The victims will never get justice"
The Bell Tolls For Spree
Purloined pigeons and a rooster identity crisis
As the insurgents who have seized power in northern Haiti vow to storm the capital, Haitian Americans in Miami voice passionate, disparate opinions
Thanks to rabble-rouser Michael Kosnitzky, the county's Public Health Trust will never be the same
My life as a punk, continued
Commissioner Dorrin Rolle feels threatened. So he's constantly guarded.
What do Hillary Clinton, Bob Graham, and Dorrin Rolle have in common? They're all wooing helpful partners
Max Rameau switches gears on how to get a civilian investigative panel focused on county cops
Free cops for your next event? Dorrin Rolle says yes.
Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble
Will Eddie Lee Macklin accomplish more in death than he did in life? Don't count on it.
Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Wanna know how county commissioners earn their keep? Don't bother checking financial disclosure forms.
Miami-Dade's election workers are overworked, underpaid, and years behind
In response to Alex Penelas's inflammatory Elian speech, hundreds of citizens labeled him a demagogue, a coward, and a traitor. And those are just the epithets we can print.
An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.
Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract