Because there are no two phrases Americans still recovering from the recession like to hear in the same sentence more than "Bush" and "Wall Street," Bloomberg News reports that Wall Street's money men are really hot on the idea of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush running for president in 2016.
The perennial worst director is gunning for the bastards -- and respect.
Miami was pretty much ground zero for the housing bubble bust, but things have begun to look up, at least according to some numbers. Home prices in the area are up 11 percent since last year, but the Washington Post warns that any semblance of a recovery might be the result of Wall Street strat ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Last November, "Occupy FIU" gathered at the Deuxieme Maison pit on the school's West Miami-Dade campus and decried excessive student loans, Wall Street bankers, and money in politics.Yesterday, they tried to do it again. This time, seven people -- including two FIU students -- were arrested.The a ... More >>
Congratulations Miami-Dade County! We're home to not one, but two of the ten worst-run cities in the entire United States of America. The City of Miami came first on 24/7 Wall Street's list. That would be bad enough, but citizens of Miami proper may be even more devastated ;to find that their cit ... More >>
Immortal Technique might have been a little late to yesterday's promised appearance at the Occupy Miami site. But once there, he was very generous with his time. He offered press, protesters, and superfans individual attention and thoughtful commentary. The outspoken, politically active hip-hop ... More >>
Battles With Nisennenmondai Grand Central, Downtown Miami Thursday, October 27, 2011 Better Than: Approximately 95% of most live music events. Two tight bands, decently timed sets, booming sound. What else do you need? Last night, Battles blew our fucking mind. Sorry to indulge the most standa ... More >>
Courtesy of Primary FlightBut no, it is not real. For the past week, graffiti artist Above has been working on a giant, attention-grabbing mural in Wynwood next to the I-95 northbound lanes as part of Primary Flight. It reads in block letters: "Give a Wall Street banker enough rope and he wi ... More >>
via Occupy Miami's FacebookBrace yourself for waves of socially responsible hipsters."Occupy Miami" -- a protest against corporate greed modeled after the two-week sit-in currently clogging Wall Street in New York -- will take over Bayfront Park tomorrow.But how will our soulless city respond? And w ... More >>
In ancient Greek, apocalypse translates as "a revelation." So what could possibly be more apocalyptic than the giant freaking orange moon due to pop up tomorrow night? After all, it's the biggest and closest it's been in nearly two decades. FYI: the "extreme supermoon" is also predicted to (1) ma ... More >>
By and larger Wall Street's movers and shakers have always been insufferable, out-of-touch husks of human beings driven solely by greed. Of course, during the great recession of 2008 in which they were cast, deservedly so, as the villains they were forced to reign in some of their more exuberant ... More >>
photo by Michael MaryanoffMillionYoung does O-town.This Wednesday marks the kick-off of the annual Florida Music Festival, a mini SXSW-style music industry schmoozefest in Orlando. While it may sound cheesy to Miami people at first glance, a number of local acts head up there every year to play i ... More >>
via CHCIPresident Obama addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala last night where he touted the number of hispanics he's appointed to high level positions, his nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, and stressed that the problems that face Hispanics are the problems that face America as ... More >>
Last time we checked in with The Herald's new right-leaning columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa she had caused a minor brouhaha in the blogosphere with her weird inaugural column and the appropriation of a silly monologue from Bull Durham. Now the former editor of The Daily Business Review is four columns ... More >>
The years coinciding with George W. Bush's Presidency were sort of like a 1-15 season for America. We got our asses handed to us repeatedly by teams like the Wall Street Crashers, the Saudi Oilers, the Heartland Morality Police, the Gulf Coast Hurricanes, the Main Street Mortgage Meltdowns, the Detr ... More >>
The Ball jar: Preserving our Illusions.The New York Times reported last week that sales of Ball jars are up 92 percent from the same month last year. That's because the upper middle class is getting jittery about the economy, and when we get jittery, you know what we do? Just to take myself as ... More >>
Put your Hands On Miami and give back to the community.
The unholy dollar just might kill the nation's top art fair.
Get it? Because if you bailed out a boat, you'd need a bucket, and now we has that bucket. Is it the best bucket? I am not sure, but Hahahaha...it is Friday. This bailout rescue thing went through the House and Bush signed it. So signed, sealed, delivered, its ours, errr, Wall Street's. Rep. Ilean ... More >>
Barack the vote, stuff your face? Yes we can!
Murphy's Law works after all: No sooner then we preach the benefits Florida's clean tap water in this very publication, the hand of the Almighty descends from on high and dumps a bunch of industrial lubricant into Fort Lauderdale's water supply. Now, residents and restaurateurs alike are scrambling ... More >>
Sarah Palin came to Florida yesterday for the biggest rally in Florida this election season. The Herald spoke to someone who said, "She makes me feel there's nothing we can't do." Really? Because she's made it clear there's a lot of things she thinks people can't do. Like have access to abortion aft ... More >>
via Raising The Roof The view from Apogee's pent house, soon to be the sight of flag burnings. The penthouse of Apogee South Beach just went on the market for a whopping $22 Million. No joke. $22 Mill. Or, as pinko, Paris-based scum rag The International Tribune points out, only 14.9 million Euros. ... More >>
Baby, we're through. Yeah, so, there's Wall Street. There's Sarah Palin. Hurricane Ike. The potential collapse of WaMu, the bank that controls my entire, very meager life savings. But then there are those little things that just make my wretched human existence feel soooooo worthwhile. I'm talking ... More >>
via US News "Flip your bangs as easily as Sarah Palin flips her position on the Bridge to Nowhere” Hot Pants Cosmetics isn't the only Miami-based beauty company trying to capitalize on Palinpalooza. WigSalon.com released a little press release touting some totally authentic, and not made up at all ... More >>
Economy Worsening - While Wall Street is still getting beaten down by the economic downturn, other parts of the country which were not sorely affected are now experiencing their share of troubles. As the market continues to slump many retail stores have had fewer and fewer customers walk through the ... More >>
Saying she's treated no better than a stray cur, the fifth wife of Daddy's Girl millionaire Bruce McMahan breaks her silence
For many residents, the luster of Williams Island is long gone
A local millionaire learns a valuable lesson: Don't sleep with your daughter and then sue her
Wall Street gives new meaning to the term "artist portfolio"
The power of theater can help heal the wounds of September 11 in New York City and beyond
From the issue of August 23, 2001
Battered by severe budget cuts, staff reductions, and sudden management changes, the Miami Heraldconfronts its uncertain future
South Florida philanthropist Richard Bronson built his fortune on the shady side of Wall Street
Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.
Accused of bribery and public corruption, this power pair finds that love and justice prevail
Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.
Six things you might want to consider before casting your vote for Joe Gersten