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1999 Stories by Alex Salinas

Archives: 2000 | 1999
  • Art in the House

    published December 23, 1999

    Smack-dab in the middle of the sidewalk along Washington Avenue stands an old bridge tender's house, a small steel hut that once upon a time... More >>

  • Row the Mangroves

    published October 14, 1999

    Fourteen people smelling faintly of sunscreen and insect repellent are gathered around Bob Merkel, a naturalist and tour guide with the Deering... More >>

  • De Plane, De Plane

    published September 30, 1999

    Everyone will be looking skyward at the Kendall-Tamiami Airport this weekend, as the crowd is transported back 60 years. Some of the very same... More >>

  • Gridiron Fever

    published August 19, 1999

    About 250 freshmen fidget and murmur in the cavernous ballroom at Florida International University. The newcomers wait for the next segment of an... More >>

  • Flamenco Jam

    published July 8, 1999

    In flamenco dancing there's what you see onstage, and then there's what happens after the show. Flamenco choreographer Ilisa Rosal says that... More >>

  • Shell Game

    published July 1, 1999

    Bill Ahern maneuvers his truck around the sand dunes of the Miami Beach shoreline. He's rolling through North Shore Open Space Park on 79th Street... More >>

  • Bay Siding

    published June 24, 1999

    Give Paul S. George three hours and he'll give you Biscayne Bay in all its sparkling beauty and fascinating history. As the sun sets this Sunday,... More >>

  • A Mind in Exile

    published June 10, 1999

    For the past hour or so Andres Orta has been trying to persuade the listeners of radio station La Poderosa (WWFE-AM 670) that the reason for... More >>

  • Novel Moves

    published June 3, 1999

    Three figures covered in powdery white body paint squirm together on the floor, tying their bodies into a living knot, struggling to disentangle... More >>

Archives: 2000 | 1999