Over the weekend, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez revealed he is entertaining the idea of eliminating the city manager's position in favor of the strong mayor form of government. His proposal, which would require voter approval to change the city charter, makes sense because it gives residents one ... More >>
So Dan Paul was a little crazy. And the stories of his personal escapades -- sexual and otherwise -- were legendary in this town.But Paul made modern Miami by writing the county charter in 1957. He was an eccentric genius who, despite earning scads of money, had a wisecrack for every politician i ... More >>
What was contaminating our drinking water? Who knows - Dade officials stopped looking.
Melt this commissioner
Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer
Intelligent voters, outspoken readers, and a downtown dining oasis
Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism
A tenacious entrepreneur and county commissioners are hung up on the repercussions of a prepaid phone card bid
If a man is known by the company he keeps, then FBI boss Hector Pesquera has a problem
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Every time you donate, it's money in the pockets of two South Florida companies. Big money.
If you're desperate for work, if you must see a doctor, if you need shelter, Miami's shadow economy will provide
Last year much was learned about Miami's illegal signs, including the fact that they're still standing and still lucrative
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.
Not long ago it was dangerous to support the appearance of Cuban musicians in Miami; now it's dangerous to oppose them
The Wizard of Odd
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
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
What is Miami's greatest natural resource? Corruption, of course! So let's get out there and sell it!
Accused of bribery and public corruption, this power pair finds that love and justice prevail
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
A salute to the small but dedicated cadre of elevator professionals who see to it that your next ride won't be your last
American Airlines officials want to know why the Miami Herald is covering old news as if it were a breaking story
After ten years as city manager, Cesar Odio is still catching flak about his college education. Give the guy a break. Better yet, give him a diploma.
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
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.