A harrowing journey into the dark heart of small-town Florida politics.
Nine years ago, Miami-Dade County awarded a no-bid contract to a group of politically connected businessmen to develop an office building on county-owned land at 2525 NW 62 Street, adjacent to the Martin Luther King Jr. Metrorail Station. The development team was headed by the BAC Funding Corporat ... More >>
"The streets look horrible. Everybody I talk to is like, ‘You’re right, man; gum is disgusting."
Will the mission's miseries tarnish the perception of Camillus House?
June 3 will either be doomsday for Miami Beach or just another opportunity for aspiring politicians to make political hay
Some say Miami Beach's Jose Garca-Pedrosa is a strong city manager. Others tend to employ more colorful language.
Feuding Miami Beach tennis instructors Richard Johnston and Howard Kaufman need to find a new racket, before there's another arrest
The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual
As Miami Beach officials attempt to appoint a permanent top cop, anonymous critics try to stir up the selection process
Owing to bureaucratic bad judgment, Miami Beach taxpayers will have to pay (and pay, and pay) for the city's vaunted new parking garage
County bureaucrats aren't the only ones who get to have cellular-phone fun
What kind of world do we live in when a poor soul can't even own a jet ski without fear of losing it to thieves and brigands?
Nelson Long was the undisputed king of hiring Miami Beach police officers for off-duty jobs. Kings, of course, often don't bother with rules and regulations.
Michael Aller can smooth-talk with the best of them. His political friends in Miami Beach love him for it. His creditors don't.
Amid a flurry of memos, Miami Beach City Manager Roger Carlton is accused of tampering with a zoning decision. But of course it was just one big misunderstanding.
Bruce Kaplan won his county commission race this past spring, but don't look for him when hey're handing out the Mr. Nice Guy awards
When Miami Beach's top administrator decided to tangle with the city's top cop, everyone knew it would get rough. It's been very rough.
And the last parking spot. Get ready, South Beach.
Today it's an ugly headache. Someday it will be a beautiful source of pleasure. But tomorrow it's still going to be an ugly headache.
Look, Hortense! Isn't that Roger Carlton, the Miami Beach city manager, getting pulled over for speeding? Why isn't the officer writing him a ticket?
Some say sensitivity training has improved relations between cops and gays. Ed Parsons begs to differ.
Dan Paul thinks people, not politicians, should decide the fate of county park land
Bible thumper Norman Hickey believes the Day of Judgment is at hand. Which ought to make him a shoo-in for Miami Beach city manager.