Hank Adorno

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    January 16, 2013

    Former Miami City Manager Joe Arriola Has a Beef With New Times Takedown of Manny Diaz's Book

    It appears Miami civic leader Joe Arriola wasn't too keen on how he's portrayed in my recent story about his former boss Manny Diaz's book, Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City At A Time."Your article is also full of lies," he wrote me in an recent email. Miami's city man ... More >>

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    January 10, 2013
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    February 7, 2012

    Miami's Five Worst City and County Managers Who Prove Merrett Stierheim Wrong

    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 >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    December 27, 2011

    2012 Resolutions: From Hank Adorno to Donna Shalala to Sid Rosenberg

    Let's face it. For most of us, keeping a New Year's resolution is as likely as the Miami Dolphins finally finding Dan Marino's successor in the draft.And some locals should look back on the past year with shameful regret.They could use a fresh start, so Banana Republican came up with some ideas to h ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Hank Adorno Is A Bad Man, Part III: The Final Chapter

    Hank Adorno can't be a lawyer for three years. ​Last time we checked on Hank Adorno, the once prominent Miami attorney was indefinitely suspended from practicing law after a Florida Bar investigation found he had violated nine bar rules.This week, the Daily Business Review reports the Florida Supr ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Hank Adorno Is A Bad Man, Part II

    ​Turns out Papa Dios doesn't take prayers from Hank Adorno. The South Florida Business Journal reports that the Florida Supreme Court has suspended the prominent Miami attorney from practicing law. And he has 30 days to prove to the court why he shouldn't be barred permanently. The decision stems ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Hank Adorno is a Bad Man

    A judicial referee says Hank Adorno isn't entitled to a $2 million in taxpayer money​Every night, before he goes to sleep, Hank Adorno must get on his knees, fold his hands, and thank Papa Dios that he hasn't lost his license to practice law.Last year, the Florida Bar found that the civil attorney ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    A Letter to Barack Obama

    Joe Arriola kisses up to the future prez.

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    October 17, 2008

    Fire Fee's Back. It's Manny Diaz's Fault!

    I hate Mayor Manny Diaz, big-time lawyer Hank Adorno, and former Miami City Manager Joe Arriola because they screwed the public. I was reminded of it yesterday when I received a note in the mail saying I might be able to get $140 or so from the fire fee settlement --which is worth about $17 million ... More >>

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    March 9, 2006

    Arriola Resign? Fuhgeddaboutit!

    In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers

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    May 5, 2005

    Miami Gun Rhapsody

    Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer

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    August 19, 2004


    There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.

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    June 20, 2002

    CIP VIPs

    A list to nominate members for Miami's new Civilian Investigative Panel comes together in typical Magic City fashion

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    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

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    September 30, 1999


    All in the Family

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    May 21, 1998
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    March 26, 1998
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    September 5, 1996

    Why Recycle?

    It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.

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    June 20, 1996

    The Monster Mash

    Jorge Mas Canosa answered a journalistic hatchet jobwith a libel lawsuit. But now everyone is getting cut to the bone.

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    October 5, 1995

    Very Big Bucks

    The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company