Stephen P. Clark Center

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    Jeff Ransom: Ancient-History Preservationist

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. When he was a 9-year-old Boy Scout, Jeff Ransom and his fellow troop members got lost in a Venezuelan ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014
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    February 20, 2013

    Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Job For Flashing Badge at Goldrush Strip Club

    Ari Pregen picked the wrong strip club to throw his weight around. On January 26, the Miami-Dade assistant state attorney gained free admission for himself and two pals into downtown Miami's Goldrush by flashing his work badge at the titty bar's executive manager Jeff Levy. A few hours later, Pregen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Miami-Dade Inspector General: County Built Two Projects With No Permits

    Building permit? Miami-Dade County doesn't need any stinkin' building permit!In fact, officials for the county's internal services department got away with completing two construction projects in downtown Miami without obtaining permits for either one, according to Miami-Dade Inspector General Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Photographer Carlos Miller Wins Fight With Miami-Dade County Police Department

    Carlos Miller: Not guilty! As one of Miami's most fervent free speech activists, Miller was facing a criminal misdemeanor of resisting arrest stemming from a tussle with one particular member of Miami-Dade Police Department's finest on January 31.While filming county and City of Miami cops clearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Sustainotopia Schedule: Eat Up and Learn

    This year's Sustainatopia, takes place April 19-25 throughout Miami. It is one of the largest events in the world for social, financial and environmental sustainability. Its founder, local John Rosser, said it is designed to educate and create global participation and collaboration for folks from al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Carlos Gimenez is the Same as the Old Boss

    Carlos Gimenez has Carlos Alvaritis Disease. Symptoms include acting like the mayor who was just recalled. ​Anyone expecting some radical new ideas from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez can just forget about it. Just like his predecessor, Gimenez is screwing over the county employees who can least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Mayor Carlos Gimenez Shows Commissioner Barbara Jordan His New Shiny Badge

    Barbara Jordan has climbed to the top of Carlos Gimenez's Most Hated List.​Even though she has no plans to run against Carlos Gimenez in 2012, county Commissioner Barbara Jordan is definitely cementing her place as the Miami-Dade mayor's number one adversary. We already know Jordan is peeved Gimen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    What Will We Do Without Natacha Seijas?

    Miami-Dade CountyWe really heart Natacha Seijas.​Knowing that tomorrow will be Natacha Seijas's last day as a county commissioner has us all queasy like a twelfth grader on the last day of school. It's like Banana Republican is entering the unknown unknown, a surreal world without the poster lady ... More >>

  • News

    March 10, 2011
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    March 7, 2011

    Things Natacha Seijas Said on the Recall Trail

    ​Natacha Seijas is one week closer to her political reckoning, which means she will get only more viciously cantankerous than ever. Since the second attempt to recall her in four years kicked off, the county commissioner representing Hialeah and Miami Lakes has been on a rampage, threatening colle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Glenn Straub: Too little too late

    Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) defending his idea for a downtown stadium. But we've moved too far with the Little Havana stadium and I ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008

    Holiday Shopping for Big Shots

    Gift ideas for Dolphins linebacker Joey Porter, Mayor Carlos Alvarez, and Related Group chairman Jorge Perez.

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008
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    September 25, 2008

    Selling Out at the Miami Herald

    The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.

  • News

    July 31, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    Give Money, Get Contracts, Part III

    When election time rolls into gear, the union representing Miami-Dade County fire fighters doesn't waste time getting into action. According to campaign financial disclosure reports, Dade County Firefighters Local 1403 contributed $500 each to the reelection campaigns of Bruno Barreiro, Audrey Edmon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Bilo, Borat's Bro, For Strong Mayor

    And why not? Miami-Dade government is about as stable as a Sagdiyev family reunion. I have to thank an anonymous commenter over at eyeonmiami for the headline. It was in response to a post about Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez endorsing Natacha Seijas for reelection, nearly two years after Carlito a ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006


    Melt this commissioner

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    September 28, 2006

    Megamedia Mangler

    A fired Herald columnist chatters anew

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2004

    Duck, Duck, Loose

    Fowl hit the water for big bucks

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Hit 'Em Where They Live

    In a contentious case of townhouse tumult, resourceful residents kick management maniacs to the curb

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2003
  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Inside the Country Club Community Council

    "Gus" Exposito played hardball in unincorporated Miami-Dade for as long as he could

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    CIP VIPs

    A list to nominate members for Miami's new Civilian Investigative Panel comes together in typical Magic City fashion

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Less for Moore

    Times are tough for grocer Lawrence Moore and his Overtown neighbors. Will the county help out? No way.

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.