Did you know that Homestead has a beach? We're not talking about a place with bikinis and miles of sand in either direction but La Playa Grill, Homestead's newest beachfront/sports bar getaway restaurant, brought to you by Hector Hernandez, the mastermind behind the town's truly authentic Mexican re ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke -- who is a candidate to replace more-boring-than-bread-pudding ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez -- explains why a reru ... More >>
Natacha Seijas was right to worry about her name appearing on the same recall ballot as Carlos Alvarez. She was swept up in the voter tsunami that also took out the now former county mayor. Many local political pundits didn't give Miami Voice, the political action committee that sought Seijas's r ... More >>
It's too late to stop the pythons. The real question is, what's next?
There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.
It was just another housing development, but its approval marked the beginning of the end
The cover story is conservation, but the Bush boys have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets again
The Bush administration makes it unanimous: No commercial airport in Homestead
From the issue of September 27, 2001
Miami's chapter of the Audubon Society loses a leader and gains critics
From the issue of June 28, 2001
How thin is the county manager's epidermal layer? Just ask the folks in Homestead
Don't be surprised if you see Steve Shiver's pants on fire -- that's what happens to people like him
Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas
A decision on Homestead is imminent, and nobody wants to guess what will happen next
From the issue of December 21, 2000
From the issue of November 30, 2000
The mayor took to radio recently. And boy was it interesting!
Riding the Tiger
Letters from the issue of March 23, 2000
A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions
Delusions of candor
A dispatch of violence and youthful hilarity from the frontlines of reserve training
The race to develop Homestead Air Force Base could soon hit a major snag. It's called Mother Nature.
Superintendent Roger Cuevas and a few dozen of his top administrators received graduate degrees from diploma mills. No wonder Dade's schools are in such great shape.
When it comes to home security, you can't beat a house designed to withstand an atom bomb.
Friends (and Money) in High Places
Call it drag, call it nouveau vaudeville -- Little Havana's Teatro de Bellas Artes' Midnight Follies is all entertainment
When you grow up in the migrant labor camps of South Dade, sometimes it's gang life -- and sometimes it's no life
Joaquin Avino's new employer got a piece of the Performing Arts Center contract, but Avi*o had nothing to do with it
Okay, class, when your client complains about the quality of your work, should you sue for an extra $13 million? Anyone? You, in the back?
She's naive. She lacks experience. She's too "nice" to survive in Dade's policitical jungle. So why is Katy Sorenson so dangerous?
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.
Clint O'Neil, legendary radio DJ and guardian of Jamaica's musical heritage, stirs it up at 'LRN
Bruce Kaplan won his county commission race this past spring, but don't look for him when hey're handing out the Mr. Nice Guy awards