For more than a decade, Gus Lopez ran Miami Beach's procurement department, directing bids for multimillion projects. It's a vital job in a development hub like South Beach -- and a job rife with opportunities for collusion and corruption. Earlier this year, Lopez was investigated for allegedly givi ... More >>
The scene of the crime: Miami Beach City Hall.Just after 7 p.m. last Tuesday inside Miami Beach City Hall, two high level bureaucrats settled a heated argument the old school way: With some good ol' fashioned fisticuffs.Police broke up the brouhaha after Charles Carreño, the Capital Improvement ... More >>
Around and around on the MIAB/black-owned hotel deal
Javier Peña is a maverick cabbie on a mission to turn the notorious Miami taxi industry into a respectable profession. So far he's been threatened, shot at, fined, and fired. In other words, he's making progress.
Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be
A Hollywood backlash -- what's Miami Beach's mayor to do? Shoot the messenger.
Miami Beach sours on Luther Campbell's Memorial Day freak show
Will Puffy, Pink, and Cash Money Crew replace Versace, Madonna, and Ingrid Casares?
Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.