Today the Miami Herald reinforced my belief in David Simon and why so many of my brethern, us ink-stained newspaper journalists, become so bitter and disenfranchised with our profession. It was the front page story about philanthropist Adrienne Arsht’s $30 million gift to the performing arts cente ... More >>
"Could New Times be the fairy godmother?"
Former AG Bob Butterworth has a double standard for felons
"If an egotistical narcissist wishes to make 10,000 people uncomfortable, she shouldn't charge $200 per ticket"
Steve Clark teaches criminal law in Miami. He's an expert.
How you gonna keep 'em down on the job, once they've seen OT?
A 50-year-old Biscayne Bay institution builds a dock to the 21st Century
Created after the 1980 riots, the Metro Miami Action Plan was supposed to level the playing field for blacks. What happened?
Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.
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
Xavier Suarez on the campaign trail: A pair of fifteen-dollar shoes and cures for all Miami's ills
The hiring of the mysterious Zohar Lahav at $52,000 per year has critics of Miami Mayor Joe Carollo yelling foul
John Eugene Yoder arrived in Miami 30 days after the Big One. Three stray dogs, 48 pairs of tennis shoes, one girlfriend's college degree, seven hammers, 300 condos, and four years later, he's riding off into the sunset.
To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces
The City of Miami's upstanding leadership had a swell time at a swanky centennial party. Who paid? You did, of course.
A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement
Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life
The commission meeting is over. The last whining constituent has gone home. Now it's time to kick back and enjoy.
Steve Clark battles cancer and fierce rumors of his demise. He says he's more worried about the rumors.
And auto repair, and the occasional nephew. . . An edifying look at Miami City Commission candidates' financial statements
The most lucrative contract in the history of Miami International Airport is about to be awarded to one lucky company
County bureaucrats aren't the only ones who get to have cellular-phone fun
First he was Miami's mayor, then Metro's, then Miami's. Now he's thinking about running for county mayor again. Why can't Steve Clark make up his mind?
Just keep them out of Coconut Grove
Just what this city needs -- an official song
When the Miami Heat's greedhead ownership takes on the city's nervous leaders, the taxpayers are bound to lose. And it doesn't look too good for the fans, either.
The Northeast Task Force, formed to eliminate urban blight in northeast Miami, falls victim to infighting and eliminates itself
Dade County Commissioner Sherman Winn hasn't even announced whether he'll retire, but ambitious politicos are already lining up for battle
Election night with Steve Clark, Miriam Alonso, and Raul Martinez
One newspaper praises Miriam Alonso, the other criticizes her. One newspaper sits comfortably in its newsracks, the other vanishes mysteriously. Coincidence?
Part 2: Miriam Alonso knows how to put votes together, but she can't seem to separate dirty tricks from politics
Political gangster or humble servant, Miriam Alonso wins either way
What do Armando Valladares, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miriam Alonso, Xavier Suarez, Alex Penelas, Steve Clark, and the Miami Herald editorial board have in common? They're just a few of the big names enlisted by accused embezzler Roberto Polo in his fight to a
After years of flying first class, politicos and lobbyists are now having their baggage inspected -- by federal agents
Six things you might want to consider before casting your vote for Joe Gersten
How one indefatigable gadfly managed to garner national recognition for Dade County: He had to go to the bathroom. Bad.
When is a taxi not a taxi? When it's a limousine. And when is a limo legal? Not very often.