In Miami Beach, "introducing ethics reform" is really a sneaky way to take down your political rival.
For nine years, Frank Pintado, as the operations manager of Standard Parking's Miami Beach operations, lorded over the city's public garages and several lots. The deal was worth $3 million a year to the publicly traded company. But that all came to an end last year when the city commissio ... More >>
Wannabe commish Jane Gross and strip club owner Leroy Griffith won't back down.
Miami Beach officials tried to extort $30,000 in legal fees out of a strip club owner in exchange for a liquor license -- so says Leroy Griffith, owner of Club Madonna. Griffith, whose club is the only nudie joint in SoBe, made his claims in a lawsuit filed against city officials last week in U.S. D ... More >>
Dodging this shoe was like the most awesome thing President Bush has done in years. It kind of makes you remember why so many Americans wanted to have a beer with him in the first place. [AFP]Myriam Marquez wrote this horribly mean thing about Charlie Crist's wedding, and failed to make even one gay ... More >>
A doctor takes aim at the hospitalís CEO and foundation.
Tigertail and the Miami Jazz Project go head-to-head
Windy, yes -- and bikable A couple of weeks ago, the Bike Blog was chatting with Miami Beach City Commissioner Saul Gross about the city's Master Plan for bicycles, a fairly ambitious scheme that would include miles of bike lanes and a much-needed bike path along the beach. Sounds great, righ ... More >>
Whats wrong with a cold one and a lap dance?
Money and ethnicity narrow the race for Miami Beach City Commission to two men
Clove cigarettes and Italian slang
Clubland comes under siege at city hall
Around and around on the MIAB/black-owned hotel deal
Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be
How to be homeless on Miami Beach
Three Stupid Screwballs: What do you expect when you spit in the eye of a wounded nation?
On his way out, Miami Beach Mayor Neisen Kasdin takes aim and fires
You know things have changed in Miami Beach when a developer looks like a good bet for city commission
Bar some: What's fueling SoBe's underage-drinking crackdown?
Chaos in clubland
Craig Robins has built a reputation as the good developer. Just ask him.