The company that won a hotly contested contract at Miami International Airport worth tens of millions of dollars a year is already in the doghouse with MIami-Dade County's Aviation Department. On Tuesday, department director Emilio T. Gonzalez fired off a letter to Radames Villalon, general manager ... More >>
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, with the election still hanging in the balance, Luke reflects on the mayoral campaign he made serious.A few weeks ago, WPLG-Ch ... More >>
Jacob KatelWait, no, don't say itJulio Robaina is like a Cuban Fonzie, the dude stays cool under pressure. But that doesn't mean he isn't up to no good.At the liveliest public forum we've seen so far in the County Mayor's race, the NAACP debate at the New Birth Baptist Church, Luther Campbell acc ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle 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. In this special edition, Luke -- who is a candidate for Miami-Dade mayor -- explains how running a music record business is to ... More >>
Jacob KatelHey, don't I know you from somewhere?If Carlos Gimenez, Roosevelt Bradley, Marcelo Llorente, or Jose "Pepe" Cancio hit the streets of downtown Miami at 2 a.m. and went to a couple of clubs they'd probably get looked at like police, creeps, narcs, drunk lawyers, or weirdos.A real mayor ... More >>
Local 10Jeffrey Lampert says debate organizers threatened to have him arrested if he showed up for a debate.When Carlos Alvarez was booted from office on March 15, the largest local recall election in U.S. history sent a clear message to the Miami establishment: no more inside-the-beltway politic ... More >>
Luther Campbell is in the mayor's race. Now he just needs to settle on a campaign slogan. The high school football assistant coach and Miami New Times columnist was officially accepted by the Miami-Dade Elections Department as a candidate for county mayor. Campbell joins a field that includes for ... More >>
Candidates running for Miami-Dade Mayor in the special May 24th election to replace recalled Carlos Alvarez had to register by 5:00 pm today. There's very few surprises in the list of candidates (read: no last-minute Alex Penelas filing), but here's a look at who you'll get to chose in a coup ... More >>
In 1962, Willie James Greene opened up his own shoe repair shop on the corner of NW 62nd Street and 6th Avenue in Liberty City. He maintained it despite the bleak economic conditions surrounding him, and when riots engulfed the neighborhood in the 80s, Greene Dreams Shoe Repair was left unscathed. W ... More >>
It’s unclear whether Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez declined the invitation or if it was rescinded, but at last night’s NAACP meeting at the Joseph Caleb Center, the man was not there. The uproar of last month’s meeting, which featured a defiant Roosevelt Bradley protesting the forced ... More >>
"Every kid on Lincoln Road wants to hold Mr. Clucky. It fucking weirds me out!"
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is on a rampage. Here's the skinny.
"Thomas Kramer. I have told you zis zree times!"
"She used to be such a pit bull for the working man"
A former security guard says fraudulent time sheets cost you big
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Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.
Metrobus is Dade's most effective public transportation. But when it comes to funding, the bus system and its patrons always get taken for a ride.
What's the nicest thing about the trouble-prone new Metromover? The voice of Wendy Ruch.