The new, not-entirely-improved lifeguard shacks are making South Beach locals cringe
We deal with people on the worst days of their lives
“I hope the real message of Jesus can be heard over the banging of hate drums”
Google Street View A Google-eye view of South Beach For nearly a month now, Google Street View has provided an innovative new way to procrastinate: digitally wandering the corridors and byways of our fair city. Googleâ€™s spokesperson was vague when asked why the company chose Miami in its i ... More >>
"We make sure the girls are handling these weapons properly"
He is still "completely freaked out by this whole thing"
Crew: He's just about had it Miami-Dade school superintendent Rudy Crew was on National Public Radioâ€™s News and Notes last Friday, a show that explores current affairs from an African-American perspective. Referring to recent disputes between Crew and the school board, NPRâ€™s Tony Cox asked h ... More >>
Last year Congress negated habeas corpus rights for Guantanamo detainees. Now the U.S. Department of Justice has requested that a DC appeals court limit civilian lawyers' access to Gitmo clients to three visits. The DOJ has also requested the right to read correspondence between lawyers and detainee ... More >>
"Finally, no more fretting over free-range floaters when planning a day at the beach."
Venezuelan opposition journalist Patricia Poleo has lived in Miami since she was accused of being the "intellectual author" of the murder of a prominent pro-Chavez prosecutor, Danilo Anderson. (New Times published a feature story about the case in February.) Venezuela's Ministry of Justice impli ... More >>
"300 has earned a spot in my ever-expanding gay porn collection."
Probable cause got flaws like dirty drawers.
"We are swimming in a sea of pollution."
"Connolly's a scumbag"
I met Venezuelan blogger Luis Carlos Daz at a media conference at University of Miami last week. He told me that he had just published a post about my article on Patricia Poleo. It seems he thought it was pretty skewed. A rough translation of his comment: "The press in Miami received me with an ... More >>
The day Anna Nicole Smith's corpse was wheeled from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, tribe members were setting up for their annual powwow.
"Is this like some Howard Stern thing where you’re supposed to look stupid?”
"As the chair, you had the power to say something, and you didnt"
Have badge, will travel? With a mind-boggling 406 homicides in 2006, Philadelphia appears to have a serious crime problem on its hands. Now mayoral candidate Dwight Evans is pushing one solution: Bring Miami Police Chief John Timoney back to the City of Brotherly Love, where he served as police ... More >>
"This recall is all about Seijas’s lack of competence"
"They were both tall and had great shoulders, and so does Fidel"
"You are sanctioning further police corruption"
Who's gonna grease my palm? The Downtown Bay Forum couldn't have known that their October 25 meeting — "Corruption & Scandals in Miami-Dade County: what are we going to do about it?" — would fall on the same day that former county commissioner Miriam Alonso would plead guilty to 2 ... More >>
Just take it in a little under the arms, please. An astute reader's memory was triggered by "Mock Trial," the article I wrote last week about Miami's immigration judges. Judge Bruce Solow, who said of one asylum seeker's case that it "was so vague and general you could vomit," was the subject o ... More >>
This is not the first time Raul Masvidal has tried to snooker the county into a bad deal
Florida Governor Jeb Bush, who's pledged to return to Miami when his term ends in January 2007, took a leisurely stroll through the brick-lined streets of downtown Pittsburgh last week. He must have marveled at the colors and smells of the early autumn evening in the quaint Northeast. It was just ou ... More >>
In Northwest Miami-Dade there's a long, lonely stretch of Florida's Turnpike that goes 65 blocks without a single exit. From NW 41st to 106th Street, there are no bathroom breaks, no gas station cappuccinos, and a ten-mile turnaround for the distracted driver who misses an exit at either end. Wi ... More >>
"These two guys made a mountain out of a molehill"
”Green ends her hypocritical, moralizing piece with a prediction”
"Miami residents should take development where we can get it. Its basically our last chance."
"The photo you included of me with the implant appeared sensationalistic.”
"I'm close to a million dollars in debt on this film"
"If you did it in Iraq, either a Sunni or Shiite would car-bomb you!"
"Better a couple of scratches on my Bentley than a broken rear window"
“They’re more concerned about Iraq than their own communities”
“An up or down vote is all we ask”
Everything about this seems a bit hypocritical
I tremble at the thought of facing down Bat-mullah!
It's all about your religious beliefs, you agnostic, you!
New evidence may exonerate Luis Diaz, imprisoned for 26 years as the Bird Road Rapist