News: Beach Mayoral Race Goes National


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


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


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


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!

Seymour Gelber

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

Carlos Alvarez

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)

linda young1

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...]