The fact that Peter Rosello apparently filmed himself punching a homeless man in the groin has not stopped Peter Rosello from telling a judge that he's not guilty of punching a homeless man in the groin.Rosello, the son of Real Housewives of Miami star Alexia Echevarria and step-son of Hialeah power ... More >>
When the Homeless Trust was given $50 million from Miami-Dade county to build affordable housing, the 27-member board scoured the nation to find the best ways similar organizations had spent their money. They had been effective over a 20-year history, having reduced the number of homeless in Mi ... More >>
The longtime executive director of the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust is set to retire, ending his term atop the agency amidst an ongoing lawsuit accusing him of bid-rigging.David Raymond, who has led the homeless group for a decade, improperly helped steer a $15 million contract to build a 300-bed homel ... More >>
Twenty years ago, the state government passed a law that sounded good on a very simple, surface level: all sports facilities that receive public funding must be used as homeless shelters when not in use. Of course, since the law went into effect not a single arena or stadium in the state has been ... More >>
via Take Back the LandMax RameauIn 2007, amid the champagne-drenched corporate orgy known as the Super Bowl, a busload of reporters found itself on a very different kind of junket. Rather than locker-rooms full of millionaire fat guys, the journalists tiptoed through cardboard shacks populated by ... More >>
via Flickr ronnie44052Juan-Carlos's new farmer's market?This morning, when I first heard that a Food Network star had been arrested and sentenced to jail, I figured that either Rachael Ray or Guy Fieri had finally been charged with prostitution. Instead I find out that the crime is much more sev ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelWe recently teamed up with Cleveland Scene for an unconventional clothing drive. Rather than burning beautiful, barely-worn LeBron Cavs jerseys in front of Quicken Loans Arena, we encouraged former LBJ fans to help clothes Miami's homeless by donating their unwanted NBA gear.A ... More >>
¡Mayday! has a monthly gig at Transit Lounge where they host the night for one Friday each month. Well, that Friday is tonight. But this particular night at Transit will be extra special as the event will double up as a charity drive in support of Miami's homeless population. Live music featurin ... More >>
via brickellinfoIt's a bird! It's a plane! It's another terrible Romero Britto sculpture, only this time it's not just hurting your eyes, it's also taking your spare change. Meters designed by the local hack artist have made their first appearance in Brickell. But, don't blame Britto, blame anoth ... More >>
A local condo developer and a homeless advocacy group are nearing a landmark deal to house the remaining sex offenders living under the Julia Tuttle Causeway, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.ICON BrickellThe offenders would be housed at Brickell high-rises that have been all b ... More >>
A bill that would classify certain attacks against the homeless as hate crimes is moving through the state legislature. Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti is championing it after a spate of unprovoked brutality on the homeless in his county, with security camera footage of some of the attacks making the ... More >>
via miamigov.com Just cause your cousin in Milwaukee can't swim in November doesn't mean you can't. This is Miami dammit, home of 89 degree Fall Sundays.Grapeland Water Park (1550 NW 37 Ave) is open, and since Thanksgiving is coming up, they're also collecting canned goods for the Miami Homeless ... More >>
After a conflict with Miami Police, the sex offenders who have been sent by the state to live under the Julia Tuttle Causeway are getting some help from the American Civil Liberties Union. Yesterday the Florida branch of the ACLU delivered a letter to Miami Chief of Police John Timoney asking the ... More >>
Last week, New Times brought you the story of Cassy the squatter, the homeless Haitian mother who moved into a blue, bank-owned foreclosed house in Buena Vista with her young daughter. Her tale included a tribe of activists, a couple broken laws, and a mortgage lender none the wiser.Cassy, whose ... More >>
Don't cry. Just move into one of those empty homes around the corner.
Miami tallies its homeless.
Overnight with an artist through the hurly-burly of the very rich.
A scuffle minutes from the nation's sandy playground highlights its slimy underbelly
Will the mission's miseries tarnish the perception of Camillus House?
Missionary of Charity
How to be homeless on Miami Beach
From the issue of May 31, 2001
A funding crisis forces Camillus House to issue seventeen pink slips
Mauricio Pavez came from Chile to Florida as a tourist. One mugging and eight months later, he refuses to leave.
Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.
The Coral Gables bus terminal is set for demolition -- presumably after officials address the plight of people living in it
A former resident files suit against the Miami Rescue Mission
The last of the FEMA trailer occupants are now rehoused. The question is: For how long?
See, you give me the stamps and I'll give you some money. Well, it's not my money, exactly.
Andy Menendez, the county's homeless czar, spreads a little holiday cheer
The Rev. Clennon King is unique. Period.
Which will kill you first: Commuting regularly across I-395 in the pitch blackness, or holding your breath until the DOT fixes the streetlights?