Dusty Melton

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Matheson Hammock Park's Proposed Boat Warehouse Has Gables Residents Enraged UPDATED

    ​Marc Buoniconti is a hero here in Miami. His father, Nick Buoniconti, played on the legendary '72 team that went 17-0. After Marc's own career was cut short in 1985 when he was paralyzed while playing football for The Citadel, he and his father raised $350 million to start the University of Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    SoBe's Security Guards Fight to Unionize, Get Harassed Instead

    Every day, Richard Ruiz maneuvers his mountain bike through swarms of tourists in neon "I'm in Miami Bitch" T-shirts on Lincoln Road. Sweating through his white uniform, he watches for shoplifters and herds away panhandlers. Once in a while, he breaks up a drunken shoving match. via Wallyg's Flickr ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Sign of Sleaze

    While commissioners dither, advertisers get away with (visual) murder

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Vote for Culture

    What exactly does that mean? Today we know it means that two museums will receive hundreds of millions of dollars to build hulking structures in a waterfront park. But on November 2, most people had no clue

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Blood Money

    Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.

  • Music

    October 31, 2002
  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of June 6, 2002

    Freedom of expression -- what a concept!

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Miami Kid Makes Good

    Brett Ratner to direct The Silence of the Lambs prequel, The Red Dragon.

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    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

  • News

    February 13, 1997
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    August 17, 1995

    In the Dead of the Night

    While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?

  • News

    July 6, 1994

    Larry Hawkins The Man Who Loved Women

    Vietnam left him paralyzed and in constant pain. But his female co-workers -- who have spent the past fifteen years fending off unwanted advances and inappropriate comments -- say his greatest handicaps are from the neck up.