Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.
“An up or down vote is all we ask”
In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami
A tenacious entrepreneur and county commissioners are hung up on the repercussions of a prepaid phone card bid
Water pollution is more serious than the WASD plan would have you believe
The case for breaking up the grossly dysfunctional Miami-Dade County school district
Corrections department investigators want an investigation -- of their department
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Miami: Foggy London town it ain't.
Just because you can shake it doesn't mean you're a dancer.
Read all about it: Republicans conspire to ruin public education!
She ran her department like a pro, but she possessed one thing Alex Penelas and Steve Shiver couldn't tolerate: Integrity
Miriam Alonso may be under criminal investigation but that hasn't distracted her from creating her own city
The Great Art Debate, Part 2: This letter not intended for stupefied couch potatoes
Merrett Stierheim and Alex Penelas square off during Hurricane Michelle
It smells like political cronyism, laced with a little Penelas and arsenic
Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?
Steve Shiver demonstrates once again why he is not qualified to be county manager
After being indicted Lee Martin went from public servant to public enemy. Then charges were dropped. What would be fair now?
One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top
He's Miami's premier citizen advocate. He attends scads of boring meetings so you don't have to. He's on a mission. And he's going broke in the process.
The real story behind Alex Penelas's secret dealings with Republicans
On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival
From the issue of August 17, 2000
Gary Dellapa's retirement from MIA comes not a moment too soon
The Heat continues its disgusting betrayal of public trust with a nifty assist from spineless county commissioners
Miami developer Aristides Martinez once seemed an inner-city savior. Today he goes by another name: Slumlord.
La Carreta Restaurant
Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle
The Shadow King
January 1, 2000: County officials are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. What about you?
An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.
Mayor's staff finds a new protocol for corruption
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
Using a bomb scare as partial pretext, Mayor Raul Martinez is pushing his city's secession from Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County's proposal to privatize public marinas has mariners up in arms
If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center
A new report finds that Miami-Dade jailers have low morale, high overtime pay, and laughable oversight
Why is Miami's archbishop using a piece of waterfront public land as his own personal property? Because he can.
Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.
One man's vision for Watson Island: A 200-foot-high ski slope fully equipped with sleigh rides, a rain forest, and a hot new nightclub in the sky