Driving on Krome Avenue is a journey through old Florida's last frontier -- a place before suburban sprawl, crippling traffic congestion, and overdevelopment choked our wonderful, incredible ecosystem.Whenever Banana Republican has to hop from North Dade to South Dade, we take the two-lane road so w ... More >>
The latest chapter in the tumultuous saga of Doral's U.S. Century Bank could spell trouble for some of the biggest names in Miami-Dade politics, with accusations of shady boardroom deals.It all began last November, when a group of minority shareholders -- including real estate developer Masoud Shoja ... More >>
Marco Rubio -- the Tea Party's wunderkind, GOP's great not-too-white hope, and water's most awkward chugger -- had his moment in the national spotlight last night, delivering a rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union speech in both English and Spanish. The reviews are in, ranging from the D ... More >>
â€‹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 -- who is a candidate to replace more-boring-than-bread-pudding ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez -- explains why a reru ... More >>
A veteran Olympic swimmer Aims to beat the skeptics.
Potamkin’s homestead has a market value of $21 million.... Raul Masvidal owes $33,639 in taxes for his four-bedroom residence.
Pucker up We here at Miami New Times love Curtis Morgan. He's one of the Miami Herald's finest writers. And lobbyist Rodney Barreto isn't the worst influence peddler at County Hall. But the decision by Morgan and his editors to publish a puff piece about Barreto in this morning's paper leaves ... More >>
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
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.
Are you sitting down? Ready for this? Try saying it out loud: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Xavier Suarez
It's nice to have wealthy and influential friends, especially when you need loads of campaign cash
What do you do when some morons criticize you in a news report? If you're the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the top federal cop, the answer is easy: You blackball the news reporter
In this political season, Miami's high-profile campaign contributors favor Republicans and Democrats
The U.S. Attorney and Miami-Dade's top cop clash over a major corruption case
Doing the phone card shuffle at MIA
The behind-the-scenes battle to put Miami's homegrown Fortune 500 Co. next to the Herald raises an old specter
Steve Shiver may not be familiar with the subject, but that's about to change
Did Miami-Dade County Manager Steve Shiver deceive commissioners in an effort to steer a lucrative software contract to a friend? The friend says no. Shiver isn't talking.
Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas
One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top
He billed himself as a reformer, but a close look at Alex Penelas's record reveals a politician more in tune with ambition than innovation
In South Miami-Dade it's all in the land -- the earth, the profits, and the sweet deals
If the profiteers have their way, cruise ship workers can say bon voyage to the humble Leiv Eiriksson Seamen's Center
Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract
To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces
For a hundred years the FEC Railway has been chugging up and down Florida's east coast. The next hundred years shouldn't be much different.
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?
Celia Touzet's decade-old Fiesta by the Bay has vanished from Bayfront Park's New Year's Eve landscape