Miami has for decades subjected its citizens to poison. Now lead has been discovered in Bayfront Park, which was founded in 1925 and has long been considered Mami's version of New York's Central Park, the Miami Herald's Jenny Staletovich is reporting this morning. This follows months of dispatche ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
If you think government is meddling in your affairs now (we're talking to you, Fox News), you should have been around in the early 20th Century, when Christian organizations and the federal government decided that most of our country's ills -- such as poverty, mental illness, crime, and bad behavior ... More >>
In our nation's capital, real consensus happens as often as a noncreepy Rick Scott grin. Yet for the past couple of years, everyone in Washington, D.C., has agreed on this: President Obama's mammoth 2009 stimulus was kind of laughable. Green-energy initiatives? Saving America from financial ruin? Ha ... More >>
Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald PosnerIn this week's Miami New Times, we write about new evidence that Gerald Posner plagiarized dozens of passages in his 2003 book Why American Slept and in 2005's Secrets of the Kingdom. After the jump, you can check out all the proof. But first, a little back ... More >>
Photo by Stephanie Rae BerzonEvan Rowe is a local songwriter and performer best known as Catalonia, a professor of political science and history at Broward College, and a small-d democratic strategist with no party affiliation. Each week, we surrender our space for his thoughts on the music ind ... More >>
via rooflessrex.blogspot.comLike smoking crack in Guanajuato.The American Legion Harvey Seeds Post 29 off of 64th Street and Biscayne (6447 NE Seventh Avenue, Miami) is named after Harvey Seeds, the first Dade County representer killed in action in World War I in France by a hand grenade explodin ... More >>
Get loaded on art while the economy tanks.
Discover Miamis foundation of blood, guns, and drugs.
M Ensemble's Levee James is flawed but forceful.
All aboard Gold Coasts anniversary ride
Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest
The man behind the famous food guide eats up Miami
Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes
America's most famous political family could be on the Miami Beach ballot this fall
Grass leaves the viewer hungry for more.
The City (La Ciudad)
Scott Homes residents realize their apartments are dirty, dangerous, and crowded. Yet many want to stay.
During the Forties and Fifties, Mel Richard fought organized crime's incursion into Miami Beach. He's still crusading.
Anyone who thinks Dade Corners is just a gas station probably thinks the Everglades is just a little wet spot west of Miami
Michael Aller can smooth-talk with the best of them. His political friends in Miami Beach love him for it. His creditors don't.
The housewife who saved FDR's life, the ghosts that roam Vizcaya, the sea serpent of Biscayne Bay, and other Miami legends, yarns, and flat-out lies
Six years later, the Pan Am Historical Foundation gets back its artifacts from the City of Miami. Most of them, anyway.