Once a year, downtown Miami used to reverberate with the roar of 1,000-horsepower engines, Bayfront Park smelled of burnt rubber, and millionaires' Lamborghinis were made to look like junkyard jalopies. The Grand Prix of Miami, held from 1983 until 1993, was this city's brief fling with Formula 1 ra ... More >>
The long-awaited audit of the Miami Heat's contract with Miami-Dade County for the operation of American Airlines Arena is finally out. Last week, Banana Republican reported that Miami-Dade Inspector General Chris Mazzella's most critical finding was that the Miami Heat owes the county $3.1 million ... More >>
Following multiple stories from Riptide about the Miami Heat refusing to share profits from the American Airlines Arena with county taxpayers who subsidize the place, Miami-Dade Inspector General Christopher Mazzella has apparently decided that someone should try to verify how much the team is actua ... More >>
His opponent, county lobbyist Jorge Luis Lopez, has outraised him $300,000 to $150,000.
This morning Parrot Jungle was swarming with anti-corruption law enforcers and ethics watchdogs. Alas, they weren’t there to blow the lid off another public scandal involving Miami-Dade taxpayer money. In fact, no crimes were being committed at the publicly subsidized bird park. Parrot Jungle was ... More >>
What exactly does that mean? Today we know it means that two museums will receive hundreds of millions of dollars to build hulking structures in a waterfront park. But on November 2, most people had no clue
Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.