Yesterday, while Julio Rodriguez waited in line to cast his ballot at the John F. Kennedy library, the Hialeah voter noticed his city's mayor stumping for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. No big deal right? Wrong.Carlos Hernandez was ignoring a local election law that prohibits people fr ... More >>
While Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is just days away from what might be the toughest election of his career, he's decided to lend some very much unwelcome support to another presidential campaign.Yes, the controversial Venezuelan leader has all but officially endorsed Barack Obama. Uh, well, at ... More >>
For North Bay Village Police Sgt. Amy Suarez, getting her hair done is more important than patrolling the streets of the city she is sworn to protect. So claims Crime Watch volunteer Amy Lee, who alleges she saw Suarez, in full uniform and on-duty, getting her hair washed and flat-ironed at a beaut ... More >>
Tony is in Kansas City, and it's all about the barbecue. Along for the ride is his friend Zamir, whom we've seen in several No Reservations episodes. Tony is out to give Zamir a lesson in good ol' American food, as well as a few pointers for his inevitable television show (because, apparently, every ... More >>
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer: "What the HELL is a Twitter?"Welp, it's official -- the Honorable Dong from New York's 9th District is "Weiner" by both name and hobby. Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday that he did indeed tweet a picture of his stiffy to the entire Internet last w ... More >>
The Route 9 review that appears in this week's issue has created a mini-storm of local concern among foodies. Frodnesor, Eater, and Bill Cooke have all commented on it.Here's the deal. Our food critic Lee Klein's review of the small Coral Gables eatery included several factual errors. I ... More >>
Gerald Posner, Miami Beach author and admitted plagiarist, announced today that he's hired a lawyer to defend him against Miami New Times' stories about his literary thefts. photo by Bill CookeHis choice of attorney is turning some heads in New York: Mark Lane is famous for authoring -- alm ... More >>
WPLG-10Mayor Oscar Alfonso doesn't believe in following the rules.For more than a decade, North Bay Village Mayor Oscar Alfonso has evaded repeated attempts by city building officials and code inspectors to correct unauthorized construction work at his three bedroom house at 7520 W. Treasure Dr.A ... More >>
In the Fifties and Sixties, North Bay Village was a place where seedy mobsters and corrupt politicians came home to roost. At one point in its 63-year history, a law-enforcement report concluded North Bay Village, a man-made three-island city along the John F. Kennedy Causeway, had "Dade's larges ... More >>
The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.
A rogue state meets presidential candidates who pine for its fickle heart.
Florida is starved for electricity. Some eco-renegades are growing their own.
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Say anything you want, but just don't call them Democrats
A man on the streets experiences the death of his life in a pipe, on a bike, in a lot
Gucci will never be the same, and Miami's clothes hounds are growling
Poor Miami is the talk of the town
More than 40 years after the Bay of Pigs disaster, a new battle erupts over those who died during the invasion
President Eduardo Padron has instituted an impressive program of intimidation at Miami-Dade Community College
Dead Elvis at Sunrise promises morning in America
Bridget Garcia swears she was raped. The Aventura police chief says her story stinks. If anything stinks, it's the Aventura Police Department's own investigation.
By day he manages the parking facilities at the airport. By night he's Jan Mapou, Miami's guardian of Haitian culture.
Hubert Albury is a fixture in South Miami-Dade's political scene. He also cooks a mean pigeon peas and rice.
He's a genius, a trickster, and a rogue. Preston Henn is also owner of one of the world's biggest flea markets.
True or False: The county's newest addition to public education was christened Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School because that's what taxpayers wanted
Miami's notoriously dirty, crime-ridden river is flowing a little cleaner these days thanks to Coast Guard Capt. Dave Miller
What's a poor automatic-weapons freak to do when his trigger finger gets itchy? Head out to the Dade County range, of course.
His platform is his life. His campaign manager is God. His goal is to be your mayor.
Charlotte Leibel knows all about the handwriting on the wall, and she uses it to unlock the secrets of personality
Michael Aller can smooth-talk with the best of them. His political friends in Miami Beach love him for it. His creditors don't.
Dead, yes. Buried, yes. Gone to Heaven?
He was an aviation classic: independent, stubborn, savvy. And he was convinced powerful forces were out to ruin him. Did that include government informants and federal agents? Gus Conner will never know.
The Rev. Clennon King is unique. Period.