News: Nepotism Costs Beach Director His Job

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A top official in Miami Beach's public works department has been fired for hiring his wife to be his assistant. Duane Knecht, 66, was director of the … [Read more...]

News: Gongora Justifies Vote to Hike Tow Fees But Firms Need to be More Accountable

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Greater accountability will need to be forthcoming from the two tow companies that work within Miami Beach, says a city commissioner who voted to … [Read more...]

News: Jeffrey Soffer Escapes Helicopter Deadly Crash

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Jeffrey Soffer, owner of the Fontainebleau Hotel,  was involved in a deadly helicopter crash yesterday. A wealthy New York businessman was killed … [Read more...]

News: Club Amnesia’s Next Chapter: Story

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South Beach nightclub Amnesia will reopen as Story before year's end, its owners have announced The new club will open the final week of December, in … [Read more...]

Reinstate Early Voting Days, Commission Tells State

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Following an election that saw voters waiting hours on end outside voting precincts throughout the county and state, the Miami Beach City Commission … [Read more...]

News: Towing Hike Approved

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The tow-zone boogeyman just got his teeth sharpened. The Miami Beach City Commission approved the fee hike long sought by the city's two towing … [Read more...]

News: Unsatisfied Commission Means City Manager Hunt Churns On

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 The Miami Beach City Commission, meeting as the Committee of the Whole, convened in the city manager's conference room during the lunch recess of … [Read more...]

News: City Starts to Deal with Contractors Linked to Former Procurement Director’s Arrest

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Over $27 million dollars of Miami Beach tax payer money is currently tied up with contractors mentioned by name in the arrest affidavit of former … [Read more...]

News: Gongora: Lack of City Manager Applicants Surprised Commission

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  The lack of applicants for the Miami Beach city managership “surprised” the City Commission, says Beach Commissioner Michael … [Read more...]