Miami City Hall

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Drivers Booted at Coconut Grove Charity Race Are Still Waiting for Refunds

    Randy Katz is a stand-up guy. An emergency room doc at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, he recently raised $35,000 for a buddy, Jeff Fogel, who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — Lou Gehrig's disease. The money helped Fogel buy a high-tech wheelchair to deal with the malady that ... More >>

  • News

    April 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Walmart in Midtown Miami: Opponents Take Their Appeal to City Hall Tonight

    Tonight, critics will once again outline their opposition to Walmart's midtown Miami plans. And while the Planning, Zoning, and Appeals Board meeting won't be the last time the issue arises, it will likely be opponents' best shot to derail the big-box store's development project. It was the same bo ... More >>

  • News

    September 26, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    El Nuevo Herald Editor Manny Garcia Leaving to Take Over Naples Daily News

    El Nuevo Herald's jefe is abandoning the city he recently described as "the candy store of American journalism" for a town world-famous for, uh, being the seat of Collier County. Nuevo executive editor Manny Garcia told the newsroom yesterday he's leaving to take the top job at the Naples Daily New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Miami's Toxic Parks: Leaders Ignore Problems Beyond Coconut Grove

    After locals were stung by the revelation that Miami leaders have known for two years that toxic ash is poisoning the Coconut Grove neighborhood surrounding its long-closed "Old Smokey" trash incinerator, city officials wasted little time last week confronting the latest environmental crisis. Just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre's Nephew Ricardo Brutus Arrested Again

    If you follow North Miami politics, you should recognize the name Ricardo Brutus from the ongoing corruption scandal linked to his uncle -- the city's mayor, Andre Pierre. Brutus was caught on tape collecting an envelope of cash in exchange for promises to influence city council votes. The arrest se ... More >>

  • News

    April 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Miami Herald Might Move to Doral

    ​Sure, Doral seems like a decent place to run the United States' military operations in South and Central America, but is it a good spot to headquarter a once-proud metro newspaper? The Miami Herald might soon find out. The South Florida Business Journal reports the Herald is now in negotiati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Tomas Regalado Compares Himself to Bill Clinton

    ​In today's Miami Herald, you'll find an article by Miami City Hall beat reporter Charles Rabin that blathers on about Mayor Tomás Regalado's allegedly unflappable resiliency. Rabin, late to the game by a week, notes Regalado is facing a recall threat from the police and fire unions as the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Best of Miami 2011: Best Farmers' Market

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 16, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Photo by Trina Sargalski​Best Farmers' MarketSouth Miami Farmers' Market6130 Sunset Dr.South Miami

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    City Hall Security Guards Say They're Not Being Paid a Living Wage

    ​For the past four years, Edgard Dixon has patrolled Dinner Key, catching bike thieves, protecting Miami City Hall, and even helping to nab a fugitive who was hiding out near the docks. But despite a promotion to captain, the 61-year-old private security guard says his employer, Kent Security, pay ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    As Miami Police Shootings Hit National News, More Lasting Memorial Painted in Overtown

    photo by Tim Elfrink​Mark March 22 as the moment the world started paying attention to Miami's embattled police department. That's when an ex-Miami Herald reporter named Don Van Natta Jr. parachuted in to write a New York Times piece telling millions of readers what everyone in black Miami knows t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    New South Miami Farmers Market Opens Saturday

    Trina Sargalski​Florida vegetables, fruits, eggs, grass-fed beef, and cheese, oh my! These will be on sale in front of South Miami City Hall (6130 Sunset Drive) tomorrow (on Saturday) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be jams, salsas, native and edible plants, and other products.The market wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Scotty's Landing Bests Happy Hour Competition in Grove

    The place for Apple Martini's? Not quite.​Place: Scotty's Landing3381 Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove305-854-2626Hours: Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. No happy hour.Deals: None needed.Scene: Scotty's Landing on the waterfront in the Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Fight at Miami City Hall. During a budget meeting, Mayor Manny Diaz said Commissioner Tomas Regalado had taken a cheap shot at him. Regalado said the mayor has been living like "the mayor of Beverly Hills." Diaz then reminded the commissioner that his office once spent $25,000 for coffee. Anyway, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    City of Miami to Vote on Domestic Partnership Ordinance

    Thursday is an important day for domestic partners -- gay and straight -- in the city of Miami. Commissioners will vote on an ordinance that gives employment benefits to long-term couples. The big issue: right to health insurance for city employees. Advocates at Save Dade ask that folks who supp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Dolphin Slaughter Movie Isn't Just for Animal Rights Fanatics

    Riptide is a bit contrary by nature. So when we heard that critics from Rolling Stone and New York Magazine were raving over The Cove -- an environmental exposé-meets-heist documentary starring South Miami guy Ric O'Barry -- we secretly wanted to hate it. But when filmmakers showed the first publ ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009

    The SunPost Is Setting

    Once a power on the local scene, the scrappy weekly has seen its fortunes plummet.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Gay Marriage Is Only Half the Fight

    image via Join the Impact While we were out spending the weekend looking at women in $5 million bras and engaging in other usually unspeakable acts, better people were protesting for equal marriage rights outside Miami City Hall. We're not in a position to talk down to anyone, and we wouldn't anywa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Secret Lovers

    Sneak around the Grove with Dr. Paul George.

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
  • Blogs

    September 20, 2006
  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Arriola Resign? Fuhgeddaboutit!

    In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers

  • Dining

    January 26, 2006

    Minimally Max

    Not even a great gimmick can tenderize this taco joint

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2005

    Go, Shorty!

    Parade around with Santa's helpers

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005
  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004
  • News

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Teele Conspiracy

    Is the Miami commissioner the target of a wicked plot? Or is he spinning a yarn so complex everyone's now dizzy?

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    Bicycle Uprising

    Pedal pushers and pedestrians vs. cars

  • Film

    April 10, 2003

    Flight Film Series

    A quirky look back at Miami through its advertising and aviation industries

  • Finest Foods

    May 16, 2002


    Scotty's Landing

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Dan Ricker Wants You!

    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.

  • News

    September 21, 2000

    Instantly Illegal, Part 2

    Lambda Passages' fight continues

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Boxing Banter

    An 82-year-old political heavyweight spars with a firefighter half his age, and the fans go wild

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 18, 2000

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000

    Best Fish Sandwich

    Scotty's Landing

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Solid Gold

    A 30-year-old law clerk purchases Miami's precious history for a song

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Pocket the Difference

    Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    On the Block

    In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder

  • News

    April 1, 1999
  • Calendar

    December 17, 1998

    Night & Day

    December 17 - 23, 1998

  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Anchors Away

    City Hall revives a scheme to do away with Dinner Key Anchorage, Miami's last floating village

  • News

    August 22, 1996

    Petty Cash

    Miami city manager Cesar Odio loves to hand out taxpayer money to his friends. It's not under the table, but it is under the radar.

  • News

    January 18, 1996

    A Chicken in Every Pot, a Boob on Every Tube

    The commission meeting is over. The last whining constituent has gone home. Now it's time to kick back and enjoy.

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    Standing Still

    Historic landmarks in preservation limbo

  • News

    February 23, 1995
  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Antunez for President!

    Dade GOP officials have spoken, and Metro Commissioner Bruce Kaplan doesn't like what they said

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