Miami Beach is largely helpless to stop Memorial Day partiers from coming to town for Urban Beach Weekend, which saw seven injured and one killed in police-related shootings this year, city Mayor Matti Herrera Bower said Tuesday afternoon. According to police, more than 400 were arrested."There is n ... More >>
via Steve BerkeBerke's rendering of a casino at the Miami Beach Convention Center.Schemers and dreamers have plotted for years to bring gambling back to South Beach, once the site of high stakes poker games featuring the likes of Al Capone and Meyer Lansky. Sure, local and state laws stand in the ... More >>
casablancamiamibeach.blogspot.comA cat trap behind the Casablanca Hotel on Collins Ave. in Miami BeachSince when did Miami become the Guantánamo Bay Prison of the animal kingdom? First there were puppy mills in Liberty City, then outrage over questionable conditions at Miami-Dade Animal Services ... More >>
Once a power on the local scene, the scrappy weekly has seen its fortunes plummet.
I'll get the girls together for the weekend, leave early ... party, and snooze on the way back"
Jon Roberts was a big-time Miami coke dealer who did time in the big house
That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors
Response to "Tales of Teele," published July 28, 2005
Dying newspapers, ATV defenders, and tough-talking college deans
Miami used to be a punch line, but now the joke is on bored reporters
For more than 80 years the Miami Times has been the voice of the black community, but fewer and fewer people are listening
Best this, best that, and bad newspapers
Shark killers, whimpering liberals, and demanding drag queens
Dead rats, bad food, and treasonous gay advertising
Every once in a great while we get to peek behind the curtain and see how this town really works. As you might guess, it's not very pretty.
Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle
Daughters, rappers, dead newspapers, and the TSA cesspool
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.
Madcap politicos, hungry crocodiles, and a prescription for the arts
Civic demons, bad dentistry, and hip-hop culture crash
Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz
Miami maintains its winning ways: America's Poorest City
Invoking Osama bin Laden and remembering George Zirwas
"Once again we Americans have successfully married hedonism and controversy for profit."
Is Miami Beach secretly racist?
Got a clever idea for snuffing out local poverty? Let's hear it!
Filmmaking in Miami: There is a time to just say no
Seeing America from a passenger train was inspiring
Miami: Foggy London town it ain't.
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