News: Beach Mayoral Race Goes National

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Miami Beach mayoral hopeful Steve Berke’s offbeat “pro-party” campaign has now netted him wider exposure, with a six-page feature spread in a national … [Read more...]

Politics: Talla-ha-ha-see

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Capital’s a Laugh Riot – But Joke’s On Us Have you heard these two before? “What’s the best thing to ever come out of Tallahassee?  … [Read more...]

Politics: A Walk in the Park That May Cost the Beach Dearly

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Harold Strickland was walking home near Flamingo Park on a March night in 2009 when he observed two city cops roughing up another man, lying … [Read more...]

Politics: Civilian Oversight – Now

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City Mustn’t Let the Cops Police Themselves The March 26 crowd-vs.-cops confrontation on the beach at 9th St. – which, thanks to postings of various … [Read more...]

Politics: So, Guv: Will U P in Cup, 2?

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Social Networking with Slick Oh, how we miss you already, Charlie Crist. Pretty soon, at the rate your successor and his Legislature friends (or … [Read more...]

Politics: A Tale of Two Georges

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Not the Best of Times for Either IT WAS THE worst of times, and it was, well, not quite the best of times.  It was the season of economic recession, … [Read more...]

Politics: Perk Up!

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Your City Leaders Make Damn Sure They’re Well-Gifted  I met my confidential City Hall source (who, for lack of anything more clever, I’ll call Husky … [Read more...]

Politics: Thumbing His Nose At Us

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To the End, Alvarez Shows His Contempt So this is what desperation smells like. In the beginning, it was the odor of dollars – tens of thousands – … [Read more...]

Politics: Clear the Tracks! Rick’s on a Roll(over)

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Well, we all figured it was only a matter of time before the Slick Rick Demolition Express came a-barrelin’ down the tracks at breakneck speed, … [Read more...]