Real-estate developer Thomas Kramer was once worth $100 million. The German-born bad boy was a South Beach pioneer and a stalwart of the party scene in the 1990s. Lately, he has suffered severe financial problems, the result of a $244 million Swiss court judgment against him. Now he has told lawye ... More >>
Miami New Times has never had a year quite like 2013. In January, we dropped a bomb on Major League Baseball when our Biogenesis investigation revealed a massive doping scandal in Coral Gables. In April, Michael Bay released "Pain & Gain," a major production with the Rock and Mark Wahlberg based on ... More >>
Miami Beach's most controversial resident is ready for his close up. Thomas Kramer, the billionaire German developer who reshaped the South Beach skyline with glitzy condos, has made a reality show television pilot. After watching it on Youtube, we want more.In the episode, the 56-year-old playboy i ... More >>
Thomas Kramer's Facebook Fan Pageâ€‹We won't lie. We absolutely love that multimillionaire playboy real estate developer Thomas Kramer is such a big social media whore.Here's a guy who narrowly escapes criminal charges and a civil judgment for allegedly fondling a teenage boy's bits and supposedly g ... More >>
Watch Miami brokers get knocked the f*@k out.
"Thomas Kramer. I have told you zis zree times!"
Will artists show polite society how to really party? It’s doubtful
A sobering journey into one man's weeklong binge in the world of alcohol distribution
Three Stupid Screwballs: What do you expect when you spit in the eye of a wounded nation?
On his way out, Miami Beach Mayor Neisen Kasdin takes aim and fires
Casa Rolo’s Café
Mayoral hopeful Marty Shapiro bills himself as the anti-development candidate for Miami Beach. Problem is, he's not.
When Ed Resnick agreed to help negotiate the Portofino Agreement, he never figured he'd become South Beach's public enemy #1
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
To the delight of its allies and the squirming discomfort of its enemies, the weekly SunPost just won't shut up
A local restaurateur asks Thomas Kramer to stub out his stogy -- and gets a knuckle sandwich
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
A German millionaire concedes a colossal case of tax evasion -- and says he's the man who bankrolled Thomas Kramer's South Florida real estate spree
A requiem for some heavyweights that have tussled with the wrecking ball and lost
For South Beach publishing magnate Jerry Powers, life wasn't always marked by glamour and upstanding citizenship. Some would argue it still isn't.
A police report indicates that real estate tycoon Thomas Kramer donated a little something to the downtrodden of South Beach
Millionaire developer T homas Kramer's Portofino Group baited its hook with $15,000 -- and reeled in a wall at the Bass Museum
The Leonard Beach Hotel withstood the great hurricane of 1926, but it was no match for Tycoon Thomas
South Pointe Elementary officials were thrilled with the $100,000 check. They'd be even happier if they could cash it.
Thomas Kramer, Miami Beach's newest and wackiest impresario, continues his shopping spree -- and searches in vain for a place to conduct business