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Lucia Dougherty

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Xavier Suarez's Son Rolling in Campaign Dough

    Alex Izaguirre​ In this year's City of Miami elections, the theme is "Taking It Back to the Old School," considering Frank Carollo, brother of mercurial ex-Mayor Joe Carollo, is running for Joe Sanchez's seat. And then there is Francis Xavier Suarez, who  wants to replace Tomas Regalado on th ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    Peel the Vote '09: Luis Morse For Miami Commish

    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 >>

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    January 15, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of January 15, 2009

    "Call me skeptical of every piece of logic that comes from the Latin Builders Association's lobbyist."

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    January 8, 2009

    Midtown Slowdown

    Plans to transform a blighted neighborhood have stalled.

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    September 14, 2006

    Waterfront Access Is for Commies

    "Miami residents should take development where we can get it. It’s basically our last chance."

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    August 11, 2005
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    December 9, 2004

    If Signs are Outlawed…

    …Then Only Outlaws Will Have Signs

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    September 26, 2002

    Where Did All the People Go?

    A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco

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    January 24, 2002

    Parking to the People!

    A charming fable in which the little guys win one

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    April 12, 2001

    Enough Billboards Already!

    Miami city commissioners: We are outraged, of course, but let's not be hasty

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    March 29, 2001

    Miami: America's Billboard Sanctuary

    Will city commissioners embrace outdoor advertising, or will they heartlessly shun a vital industry?

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    February 15, 2001

    Things Definitely Are Lookin' Up

    Miami shakes off its skanky image and prepares for the big time: Billboard capital of the universe!

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    January 11, 2001

    Squeeze Play

    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.

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Packed, Stacked, and Hijacked

    How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group

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    June 8, 2000

    The Dealmaker

    Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer

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    June 17, 1999
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    December 17, 1998

    Cloistering the Commodore

    Thanks to the Miami Commission, a historic swath of bayfront property is now slated to become luxury townhouses

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    June 25, 1998

    Dinner Key's Raw Meat

    He's young. He's politically naive. He's Miami's newest commissioner, Joe Sanchez.

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    March 12, 1998

    Builder Beware

    Welcome to the new Miami Beach, where the citizens are angry, commissioners are cowed, and developers are Public Enemy #1

  • News

    August 17, 1995

    In the Dead of the Night

    While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?

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    April 20, 1994
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    April 20, 1994

    Winning Wasn't Everything

    Jim Dougherty exposed insurance fraud for Lloyd's of London -- until they concluded the Miami Beach lawyer had overbilled them by millions. Now the U.S. attorney is involved and things have turned very ugly, indeed.

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    April 24, 1991
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