News: Proposed 17th Street Hotel Causes Controversy for Local Residents and Homeowners

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A proposal for a new 116-room Marriott Residence Inn is being floated around Miami Beach, causing positive and negative reactions from city … [Read more...]

Politics: Fix-A-Flat Butts and Exploding Toilets

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Recalling the 2012 That the Headlines Ignored or Overlooked “The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country,” Gore Vidal once … [Read more...]

Commentary: The Fabulous Gay Minority of Hawaii

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Honolulu, November 1998 Polenapa'a 'iaihoke aloha ikuleana like aikaua. (In love tightly bound, you and I share equal rights.) Many of Hawaii's … [Read more...]

Profile: Alex Mesa

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PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY YOU SHOULD KNOW: Alex Mesa Backward Jogger Who are you? Alex Mesa. I was born in Medellin, Colombia, 44 years ago, then … [Read more...]

Politics: The Year of Speaking Stupidly

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And Thinking So, Too One of my longtime favorite Mark Twainisms is the one that goes, “Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open … [Read more...]

News: Questions and Cash Galore in Bal Harbour Investigation

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The “Save our Village” leaflets are back in Bal Habour. Activists have made it a habit of flooding the streets of the Bal Harbour-Surfside area with … [Read more...]

News: Ringleaders in “B-Girls” Scam Convicted

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Their scheme fleeced male victims, most of whom were out-of-town visitors to Miami Beach, by employing beautiful Russian and Eastern European women … [Read more...]

News: Ex-Beach Firefighter Gets 22 Years For Coke-Running

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For his part in a conspiracy to move kilos of cocaine through Miami Beach with the help of a police officer, Henry L. Bryant will pay a heavy and … [Read more...]

OpEd: Why this epidemic? Why are we killing each other?

Twenty seven wooden stand in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School December 16 in Newtown. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Alejandro Arce Dear Mr. President: The whole country is in mourning because of the barbaric killing of innocent children and teachers in a town … [Read more...]