Michael Swerdlow

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2006
  • 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
  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Hall in Flames

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

  • News

    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
  • News

    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.