Over the weekend, a head-on car accident on Krome Avenue tragically killed three people. At approximately 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, a Dodge Durango SUV driven by 19-year-old Erick Betancourt veered into oncoming traffic and smashed into a Chevy Cavalier. "The impact was so severe," Florida High ... More >>
How did Miami drivers become the worst in the state? If clues exist, they're buried inside a mammoth beige building tucked behind palm trees off Flagler Street just South of Doral. Here, down a hallway whiter than a psychiatric ward, are the offices of Alex Hanna — South Florida's most succe ... More >>
How do you smooth over a cop-on-trooper feud that's escalated from high speed chases to retaliatory arrests to dumping five tons of human feces onto an official police vehicle?If you're the Miami Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol, you settle the simmering beef the old fashioned way ... More >>
Wanted: The Community Redevelopment Agency, in charge of revitalizing the blighted downtown and Overtown districts, seeks publicist. Pay: $27,000, including a $2,500 expense account. Only well-connected flacks apply. After that call went out in April, three firms applied for the job with the agen ... More >>
For years, Lew Freeman was Miami's go-to "forensic accountant" -- the numbers guy who cleaned up the mess when a high-profile company imploded. As detailed in Jay Weaver's excellent profile back in October, Freeman gave to charities, boosted the University of Miami and palled around with poli ... More >>
Doesn't the dude above (video by Jake Katel) just look-and sound- like the human embodiment of a Boston-brewed beer with a whopping 27% alcohol content? All he needs is one of those colonial get-ups and, like, a drunk horse by his side.Sam Adams brewmaster Bob Cannon invited Short Order to a "beer d ... More >>
Tomas Regalado will be Miami's next mayor, winning with about 72% of the vote. Joe Sanchez, his competitor and fellow City Commissioner, netted a disappointing 28%. We'll do more thinking about this tomorrow, I'm sure, but for now the results. Miami Mayor: Tomas RegaladoMiami Commissioner - Dis ... More >>
So let's say you run a foreign company that wants to win a lucrative multi-million dollar contract at Miami International Airport. As you prepare for your entry into the American market, you realize you need an accountant to help you figure out how to pay taxes to Uncle Sam. And then you hire one ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre Today Banana Republican begins a weekly series assessing candidates running for various municipal elected offices this year. Let's turn our attention to the district three city commission race in Miami where we have seven contenders vying to replace Joe Sanchez, who is running for ma ... More >>
June’s U.S. Conference of Mayors gave some love to bicyclists across nation. There’s much we may anticipate based on their proclamations. Here’s the short version: The broadly named Transportation and Communications Committee drafted a resolution titled “Ensuring Bicycling is Integrated int ... More >>
There's a war on Dinner Key, and Marc Sarnoff is a bomb-thrower.
In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers
A 600-foot-tall monster stomps into your neighborhood. What can you do about it? In the City of Miami, absolutely nothing
Is the Miami commissioner the target of a wicked plot? Or is he spinning a yarn so complex everyone's now dizzy?
Where your humble state legislators work hard by day and play hard by night
Ghetto redevelopment Miami style is anything but divine
Always fighting the good fight, Miami's politicians have been tireless in assisting the city's poor huddled masses
Raul Martinez is a product of Miami's dysfunctional police department, so how can he be expected to transform it?
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Vicente Lopez was almost the Cuban Koufax
Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez
Miami city commissioners: We are outraged, of course, but let's not be hasty
Will city commissioners embrace outdoor advertising, or will they heartlessly shun a vital industry?
Miami shakes off its skanky image and prepares for the big time: Billboard capital of the universe!
When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.
How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group
Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history
Open spaces: check. Sewer runoff: check. Locked gate: check. Yep, this is indeed a Miami park!
Times are tough for grocer Lawrence Moore and his Overtown neighbors. Will the county help out? No way.
Joe Celestin might have lost his bid to become mayor of North Miami, but his campaign united South Florida's Haitians like nothing before
The Miccosukees' $50 million swampside gamble showcases alligator rasslin' and traffic galore
Miami Mayor Joe Carollo dreams of a world [trade center] without Alex Penelas
As the state slams Miami High for poor sportsmanship, principal Victor Lopez dodges blame