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    July 22, 2014

    Report: 90 Percent of Downtown Condo Buyers Are Foreigners

    It's not exactly a secret that Miami's latest unhinged condo boom is being fueled by foreign money, but the exact number of new residential units being bought in downtown by those from abroad is eye-popping. According to a not-yet-released report from consulting firm Integra Realty Resources for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Five Reasons Is the Most Embarrassing Pop Star of Our Generation is one of the world's most popular musicians, which is very strange considering he's also one of the worst pop stars on the planet. What do we mean by "worst?" Well, he continually proves himself to be an untalented, unintelligible hack. His lyric writing abilities -- as showcased on cha ... More >>

  • Music

    April 4, 2013
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    January 14, 2013

    Barack Obama Takes Aim at Marco Rubio's "Deadbeat Nation" Remark

    In Barack Obama's televised press conference today as he prepares for yet another fight with Republicans over raising the debt limit, the president took aim directly at Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Though, he managed to slam the Tea Party hero without directly mentioning Rubio by name.

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    That Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Going To Cost Florida Billions; Here's How Much More You'll Pay

    Chances are, when you heard that the GOP-controlled House had finally relented on a deal that kept the nation from plunging Wile E. Coyote-style off a fiscal cliff, you popped a little mental champagne. But even though the compromise prevents huge tax increases and keeps unemployment benefits in pla ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2012
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    September 7, 2012

    Charlie Crist Says Obama "Saved Florida": Republicans Fume, Democrats Shrug

    Last night, Charlie Crist completed his nasty two-year break-up with conservatives. When he strolled onto the DNC set in Charlotte, the Republican establishment he once belonged to collectively winced. Then it watched the former Florida governor openly praise President Barack Obama."But even as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Obama Says Hugo Chavez Doesn't Present Serious National Security Concern; Rubio and Republicans Jump to Attack

    América TeVe, the little Spanish-language, Hialeah Gardens-based scored a big interview with President Barack Obama, and it's causing a major controversy.Obama told reporter Oscar Haza that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has not posed a "serious national security impact" to America in the past fe ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2012
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    February 16, 2012
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    August 4, 2011

    MIA Has Seven of Nation's Most Delayed Flights

    ​No matter our differences, most Miamians can usually agree on one thing: we hate having to deal with Miami International Airport. Yet, as can be said in many cases, at least we're not New Jersey. Newark Airport has 40 of the nations one hundred most-delayed flights flying into or out of its runwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Lat Am Round-Up: Leaders Play Game of Libyan Hot Potato

    Agência Brasil via Wikimedia CommonsHugo Chavez: democratically elected, but a supporter of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi​What do Hugo Chavez, Daniel Ortega, and Fidel Castro have in common? Berets, cigars, military fatigues, state-controlled economies... Errr... scratch that. This could take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    DNC Member Wants Bob Graham To Hammer Out Deal Between Crist and Meek

    Bob Graham, the deal maker?​Jon Ausman is a representative for Florida on the Democratic National Committee, and boy does he have a good idea on how to prevent Marco Rubio from winning the senate race. He wants former Governor and Senator Bob Graham to sit down with Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    SunChips 100 Percent Compostable Bag: An Experiment

    Frito-Lay/APA little over a year ago, Frito Lay went green, announcing it would package SunChips in 100 percent compostable bags. But there was a problem. When kids ate -- in class, at libraries and in other assorted public places -- the sound from hands entering the eco-friendly bags reportedly rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Marco Rubio is in A Whole Lot of Personal Debt, May Have Used Party Money to Redo His Kitchen

    Marco Rubio talks a lot about fiscal responsibility and his ideas to save the economy. He also talks a lot about the national debt and ways to balance the budget. So you'd think the guy would have his own finances in order. Not true. Today, The Wall Street Journal singles Rubio out as one of the can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Are Democrats Trying to Woo Charlie Crist?

    Hello, Hello, Baby, you called? I can't hear a thing​After Charlie Crist announced he'd seek Florida's open senate seat as an independent earlier this week his former party immediately begin trashing him. Oddly, the most powerful democrat in the Senate called to offer his congratulations. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Silicon Beach: South Beach Shallower Than LA, According to Cartoon Geek

    Hugh Macleod stands by his South Beach inspired cartoon.​Hugh Macleod is a renaissance man. Cartoonist, artist, blogger, social media marketer and friend of geeks, he's pretty damn good at everything he does, which lately involved an inspirational, no-nonsense advice book on being creative, Ignore ... More >>

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Risky Business

    An elite private school, a top-drawer law firm, and lots of lewd talk.

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Ex-CEO's 'Porn Star' Wife Shocks St. Stephen's and White & Case

    via NiteFlirt.comJenny, AKA ObeyME999The email arrived just before lunchtime June 15. In it, a photo showed a tanned nude blonde bending over, underpants around her thighs. With seductive eyes, she gazed at the camera. Below the image was a list of her interests: "Role-playing, cuckolding, slaves, A ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Homeland Security, No!

    Janet Napolitano's sorry service in Arizona makes her a terrible choice for Obama's cabinet.

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    May 4, 2006

    Grandmasters in Guayaberas

    Little Havana's chess connection vies for the national crown

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    September 22, 2005


    He's a genius, fluent in three languages, and he hustles pool. So why do they call him "cripple"?

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    The Greenpeace Effect

    Environmental advocates claim they just want loggers to play by the rules. But Brazilian mahogany barons, local lumber lords, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Port of Miami all want these tree-huggers stopped

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Through a Lens Distortedly

    A new documentary about Hugo Chavez plays it fast and loose

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    November 20, 2003

    Fashion Sense and Nonsense

    Gucci will never be the same, and Miami's clothes hounds are growling

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Letters from the issue of May 1-7, 2003

    Invoking Osama bin Laden and remembering George Zirwas

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    The Great Liberal Hope

    Howard Dean is aiming for the White House, but first it's Miami Beach

  • News

    February 20, 2003

    A New Enemies List

    Fidel is making a list, checking it twice; if you're a Cuban exile, he's going to decide if you've been naughty or nice

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Waiting for Otto

    Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    The Last Service Station

    Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.

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    May 11, 2000

    The Great Divide

    Correspondence from our readers

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    January 13, 2000


    Born and raised in poverty, Internet trailblazer-cum-civic activist Eve Smith is making headlines and big moves into new domains

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    September 16, 1999

    Moreno Madness

    Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    We're Number Gun

    Miami's own Taurus International Firearms is taking aim at the competition

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    July 1, 1999
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    December 17, 1998

    On the Sly

    John Cunningham, the man behind Driveways of the Rich and Famous, works his magic in Miami

  • News

    November 26, 1998

    Rebuilding Beethoven

    The New World Symphony hopes to start a classical music revolution with a bunch of kids and a big idea

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Hatchet Man

    Q: What's a nice guy like Alberto Ibargen doing at a place like the Miami Herald? A: Exactly what his money-grubbing bosses want him to do.

  • Film

    April 9, 1998
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    February 26, 1998

    King of the Soundboard

    Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.

  • News

    August 29, 1996

    Where's the Beach?

    The true story behind the beach erosion explosion is politics as usual

  • News

    May 23, 1996

    Love and Cuba

    Jorge Mas Canosa says a Miami woman tried to smear his reputation and extort millions from him. She says he is the father of her child. Both have sworn they are telling the truth.

  • News

    September 21, 1994

    Back on Top

    You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.

  • News

    May 11, 1994

    Miami Makeover

    Tropical paradise or violent hellhole? If you ask the wizards selected to design the city's publicity campaign, the answer is as clear as a bright summer day.

  • News

    April 20, 1994

    Winning Wasn't Everything

    Jim Dougherty exposed insurance fraud for Lloyd's of London -- until they concluded the Miami Beach lawyer had overbilled them by millions. Now the U.S. attorney is involved and things have turned very ugly, indeed.

  • Music

    November 27, 1991

    Bottom of the Heap O Top of the World

    Just how popular is Juan Luis Guerra? If you have to ask, you haven't been listening.

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    August 14, 1991
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    May 15, 1991
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    September 26, 1990
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    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha

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