In the past five years, North Miami has seen the mayor's seat filled by two politicians who have faced allegations of criminal and unethical behavior. It began with Andre Pierre using taxpayer money to order fake police badges for his staff's use. Then Pierre was replaced by Lucie Tondreau, who last ... More >>
Days following his August 6 arrest on federal bribery charges, Michael Pizzi was walking around shell-shocked and despondent. In a blockbuster moment for public corruption fighters, the Federal Bureau of Investigations had nabbed the Miami Lakes mayor, his counterpart in Sweetwater Manuel Maroño, a ... More >>
Trina SargalskiLast Saturday was the first day of the new South Miami Farmers Market. Last Friday, I wrote a post about the market's mission of sourcing local produce, cheese, meat, eggs, and value-added products (jams, salsas, and other prepared foods) from local farms, community gardens, home g ... More >>
From salty to sporty to sublime.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke remembers Miami Commissioner Miller Dawkins, who died early this month. One of Miller Dawkins's legacies is Charles ... More >>
Kevin BurnsFormer North Miami Mayor Kevin Burns abandoned his campaign for U.S. Senate to run for state Senate, but maybe he should concentrate on getting his financial house in order first. This past June 28, Florida's division of elections notified Burns via letter that his bank did not ho ... More >>
It's now two strikes for pugnacious Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones. A Miami-Dade County judge today dismissed her temporary injunction against Charlie Crist's suspension, setting February 12 as the day when she'll actually decide if the Governor's action is constitutional. A half hour later o ... More >>
The 18 Wheelers prove you can go down home again
The Bitch chases down rumors about VW's new model
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For public figures and journalists alike, actions have consequences
Male prostitutes and multiple mistresses, drug money in Gucci shopping bags, bribery and extortion conspiracies. And you thought you'd heard it all about Art Teele.
MTV's cattle call, Miami's bigotry, free weekly's big dis
There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.
Tongues still wag over FTAA arrests, but does the Civilian Investigative Panel have teeth?
Mining the lost and found of love
Miami's disastrous plan to revitalize a residential neighborhood continues to inflict damage
A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco
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From the issue of May 10, 2001
Miami shakes off its skanky image and prepares for the big time: Billboard capital of the universe!
On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival
Adrift in Miami's fierce political maelstrom, Donald Warshaw is one cool customer
Once a paragon of tolerance, the city of South Miami has become a hotbed of hate
Miami's foremost weekly newspaper on the verge of advertising coup! Read all about it!
For some people, African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko was a dream come true. For others he was a nightmare.
Now playing: A fight over a prime piece of Miami bayfront property. Will the city fo Hollywood or choose a tamer role for the old boat yard?
The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates
The city's surfeit of tax-exempt properties costs tens of millions
After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.
First he was Miami's mayor, then Metro's, then Miami's. Now he's thinking about running for county mayor again. Why can't Steve Clark make up his mind?
If good fences made good neighbors, Lazaro Albo would be the most popular resident of the Roads
Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way