Jeb Bush Jr. is one of the future faces of the Republican Party. He is the 29-year-old president of Bush Realty and sits on the boards of several local corporations. The youngest son of Florida's former governor is even considered a possible contender against Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia in 201 ... More >>
At least she showed up for picture day.If the Miami-Dade County Commission was a third grade classroom -- and in terms of maturity it often resembles one -- Dennis Moss would get a gold star sticker on his sweater. Sally Heyman would flunk. This year, Heyman, who oversees the sprawling northeast ... More >>
Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) defending his idea for a downtown stadium. But we've moved too far with the Little Havana stadium and I ... More >>
Miami's most cantankerous billionaire could win by TKO.
Politics helped propel college dropout Carlos Manrique to the top of the educational ladder.
Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.
Since 2000, dozens have died in county jails. Poor medical care has contributed to the problem.
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
TSA at MIA, KMAN's screed, and new rules for morons
Miami-Dade's most coveted political prize is the chairman's Throne of Power. Those who dare to seek it must navigate the Swamp of Secrecy, endure the Guild of the Greased Palm, and avoid exposure by the Orb of Light
Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back
Numbers never lie, as further examination of Public Health Trust bookkeeping reveals
How to campaign in the new House District 25? There's always Cuba.
Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble
Letters from the Issue of January 24, 2002
She ran her department like a pro, but she possessed one thing Alex Penelas and Steve Shiver couldn't tolerate: Integrity
Letters from the issue of June 1, 2000
The Burden of a Violent History
Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle
Burke's Legacy, for the Record
Let's say you've got a serious zoning problem. Here's what you do: Show up at county hall with armed with allies and solid arguments. Surely your elected representatives will do the right thing.
Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract
With county officials and neighbors determined to squeeze them out, mobile home owners have become an endangered species
When he appeared in Miami last year, jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba ignited a firestorm of controversy. Though he now lives in South Florida, he just wants to play music, not politics.
When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport
You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.
You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.
One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.
When Metro cops have your car towed away, at least one person might be smiling. And his name might be Johnny Johnny Dollar.