Alan Diaz

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  • 17 years ago | Longform

    On a sweltering morning last month, a tall, balding man in overalls peddled colored-pencil caricatures for five dollars each on a downtown Miami sidewalk. His goal: sell enough to buy a $250 plane ticket home to Germany. In three days Erwin Hollec...

  • 17 years ago | Longform

    For twenty years Ed Oleck has collected vintage guitars. He has purchased, repaired, and sold hundreds of them -- Fenders, Martins, Gibsons, Gretsches. Rock stars and wannabes have sought out his west Dade shop for rare instruments, hard-to-find p...