Michael Swerdlow

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Bill Keith, Noted Broward Corrupto, Dies

    Keith So busy with the Foley fallout I missed that politic0-playing engineer Bill Keith had died. Buddy Nevins waxes poetic about Keith in today's newspaper. Keith was, indeed, a character, a man who came across with a regular-guy approach, had a slight twang in his voice, and punctuated every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2006

    Poitier's Divine Tragedy

    Broward Times Remember Sylvia Poitier? She's the one who was voted off the Broward County Commission after creating an untoward relationship (financially) with reviled mega-developer Michael Swerdlow. You might remember that she had her political Lazarus moment by getting elected to the Deerfiel ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Parrish Is Burning

    (Or at least her pants are.) How Lori lied about her lust for land

  • Subtropical Life

    May 12, 2005
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    September 23, 2004

    Hall in Flames

    Strife at swimming's prime shrine threatens to wash away a local icon

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    September 16, 2004

    Our Mayor, the Lobbyist

    The Politics of Profit

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Lobbyist- Lovin' Lori

    How cash-fueled politics and a grudge could cause another election fiasco

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Snake Bit

    John Coleman's dance with developers lost him popular support. But will that stop him from spoiling the mayoral race?

  • Subtropical Life

    May 15, 2003

    Best Scandal

    International Swimming Hall of Fame

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    Dirty George and the War Pigs

    The president's war, his brother's fib, a black man's past, and Mayor Griffin's demise

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Burn, Oliphant, Burn

    Listen up, lady; your attackers know whereof they speak

  • News

    January 23, 2003

    Corruption and Nothingness

    Are they crimes or simply matters for philosophical discourse? Our state attorney wrestles with the question.

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    'Balding, Bearded One'

    A Pompano populist plans a city takeover

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Enemies of Pompano

    How a secret group funded by a political profiteer broke election laws -- yet failed to protect Mayor Griffin's throne

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    Paying the Bill

    A mayor and a businessman, both named Bill, have struck up quite a friendship

  • News

    August 1, 2002

    Bad Connections

    And you thought Mayor Griffin's other transgressions were worthy of indictment

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Seeing Red

    Some Pompano Beachers want to put a stop to Mayor Griffin's reign of greed

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    Swimming in Trouble

    Pompano Beach Mayor Bill Griffin is, well, conflicted over the Swimming Hall of Fame deal

  • Best of BPB

    May 16, 2002

    Best White Elephant

    International Swimming Hall of Fame

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Activist, Interrupted

    Pompano Beach's top dog managed to gag his chief tormentor by playing politics

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Osama bin Duck

    Our quack investigative team tests Broward County government’s security

  • Best of BPB

    March 11, 1999

    Best Political Battle

    John Rodstrom vs. Scott Cowan

  • News

    October 29, 1998

    The Reeducation of Ms. Kristin Jacobs

    Broward's leading reform candidate discovers that money really is the root of all influence

  • News

    September 17, 1998
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    March 26, 1998

    You Call This Art and Culture?

    Allegations of sculpture-smashing land the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood in federal court -- just when it needs trouble the least

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    Face Off

    John Coleman and his fellow reform candidates in Hollywood face an uphill battle against mayor Mara and Co.