Simon Cruz

  • News

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Simon Cruz's Dog Mauled A Postal Worker And His Wife Allegedly Tried To Keep Away Cops

    Ex-Miami Beach Commission Simon Cruz​Last Monday, Lucretia McKinney was delivering mail on her route of mansions along Pine Tree Drive when she turned the corner to a horrifying sight: Mariana Cruz -- former soft-core porn actress and wife of longtime Miami Beach Commissioner Simon Cruz -- standin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    More Gerald Posner Plagiarism in Miami Babylon, From New Times, PBS, and Many Others

    Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008

    Political Contracting 101

    Today the Banana Republican is going to drop some knowledge about the way local government conducts business in south Florida. Tomorrow, April 16, the Miami Beach City Commission will decide whether or not to retain the company that has been operating the municipality’s public parking garages for ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2007

    Mount Sinai Mired and Sinking

    A doctor takes aim at the hospitals CEO and foundation.

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Alex Daouds Election Day

    Forget the runoff between Matti and Simon. Mayor Alex is the man.

  • News

    October 25, 2007

    Vote for Nudity!

    It could get Simon Cruz elected mayor of Miami Beach

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Whisper Campaign

    Who is Plus: Timoney drinks.

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    The Luxe Life

    As the Great Hotel War of 2006 looms, South Beach's Delano tries a new tack: Magic

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Some Friendly

    Amika's opening was not Shaq-adelic

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Bass Relief

    Check your mufflers, biker boys

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Party Poopers

    Clubland comes under siege at city hall

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Beating Whitey II

    Around and around on the MIAB/black-owned hotel deal

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2003

    Neighborly Fashion

    Dazzling designer duds debut on Biscayne Boulevard

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Beating Whitey

    Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Strip Wars

    The politics of selling sex entertainment on SoBe

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    January 13, 2000

    He Came, He Lunched, He Left

    Felonious former Miami City Manager Cesar Odio has been spending his free time hanging around Miami Beach. And you want to know why?

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Not for Sale ... Exactly

    Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.

  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Lifestyles of the Rich and Negligent

    Designers of the fabulously swanky Delano Beach Village forgot one little thing: The rules

  • News

    September 24, 1998

    Monumental Ambivalence

    Beach commissioners have avoided deciding whether to honor Jorge Mas Canosa. Now, time's up.

  • News

    September 3, 1998

    Parking and Politics

    The friendly folks in Miami Beach who tow away your car and charge you big bucks to get it back will do anything to preserve their monopoly. Absolutely anything.

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Gelber Unbound

    He managed to leave office without being indicted, which may explain why Miami Beach's former mayor feels free to unload on development, corruption, and the bad boys across the bay

  • News

    May 28, 1998
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    April 2, 1998

    The Bad Boys of Miami Beach

    To the delight of its allies and the squirming discomfort of its enemies, the weekly SunPost just won't shut up

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    The Vultures Are Circling

    Bruce Kaplan is alive and well (for the moment at least), but that hasn't deterred speculation about his replacement

  • News

    September 4, 1997
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    August 28, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
  • News

    August 21, 1997

    The Strange Bedfellows of Miami Beach

    Why would David Dermer accept an endorsement from people who supported Portofino? To get elected, bonehead

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    The Body Politic Hits the Beach

    Backroom deals. Latin kingmakers. Ethnic gerrymandering. Hey, Miami Beach politics has finally come of age!