Irby McKnight

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Norman Braman's Contributions Dried Up For the Nov. 6 County Commission Run-Offs

    After raising nearly a million bucks to unseat four Miami-Dade County Commissioners in the August 14 primary, it seems billionaire auto magnate Norman Braman threw in the towel. According to the last three financial reports for his political action committee Change Miami Dade Now, Braman only chippe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Soul Food and Gospel Music at the Overtown Gospel Brunch

    ‚ÄčIt's going to be pretty hard to think of a better way to celebrate a pre-Mother's Day meal after you've read about the first ever Overtown Gospel Brunch.Bring your best church hat for lookin' fancy, a big fan because it's hot in Miami, and a loose dress, because there will be lots of chow. Brunch ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    In the Shadow of New Towers

    Overtown is under pressure to change as property values skyrocket but violence remains pervasive

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    The Sociology of Suds

    Overtown gets clean at Mister Lee's

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Tumbling Chairs

    The people of Miami take a crash course in art, parks, and democracy

  • News

    March 27, 2003

    When You Strike at a King You Must Kill Him

    Miami Commissioner Art Teele survived an attempted coup d'état. Now it's payback time.

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Teele’s (Or)Deal

    A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    CIP VIPs

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

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Sylvia's Story

    Overtown is a state of mind

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Use It or Lose It

    The county must spend most of its current $35.2 million community development grant by October 31