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1995 Stories by Art Levine

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  • Attitude Dancing

    published November 2, 1995

    Andrew Delaplaine, the editor of the South Beach weekly Wire, is huddled with campaign aides inside his cramped, book-lined office on Euclid... More >>

  • Once Byte, Twice Shy

    published October 26, 1995

    Rod Glaubman got carjacked on the information superhighway, and his disk has been a little bit floppy ever since. Glaubman, an amiable,... More >>

  • Water Under the Bridge

    published October 5, 1995

    Within easy reach, Jim Wellington has virtually everything he needs to watch over the South Miami Avenue drawbridge that spans the Miami River.... More >>

  • Sorry About That Chief

    published October 5, 1995

    Tall, gray-haired, and well-spoken, 46-year-old Richard Barreto, the man seen by many as Miami Beach's next police chief, has the distinguished,... More >>

  • It's Only Money

    published September 21, 1995

    In March of 1994, the Miami Beach City Commission unanimously approved an innovative partnership with hotelier Tony Goldman to launch a $9.2... More >>

  • Three Cheers for the Volunteers

    published September 14, 1995

    One year ago this week about 200 people gathered in the plaza at Miami-Dade Community College's downtown campus to watch President Clinton launch... More >>

  • Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know

    published August 25, 1995

    Coke or Pepsi? Charmin or Cottonelle? Such questions have been asked for years by marketers intent upon gauging consumer preferences regarding... More >>

  • Causeway and Defect

    published August 25, 1995

    Workers have lined the Venetian Causeway's dozen bridges with a combination of vehicular guardrails and seven-foot-tall chain-link fences,... More >>

  • Skin Deep

    published August 10, 1995

    The first thing everyone notices is that this is no ordinary doctor's office. As you step inside the glass doors inscribed with the monogram of... More >>

  • Scar Tissue

    published August 10, 1995

    While Dr. Ernest DiGeronimo may have some patients who call him "wonderful" or shower him with gifts ranging from antique drawings to the... More >>

  • The Protectors

    published June 29, 1995

    A list of childhood abuses hangs on the glass partition in the tiny cubicle used by Health and Rehabilitative Services (HRS) protective... More >>

  • A Good Time Wasn't Had By All

    published June 8, 1995

    On the Friday night that ushered in Memorial Day weekend, Neil Cohen looked every bit the successful club owner. The dance floor at his new... More >>

  • Ruffled Feathers

    published May 11, 1995

    With the destruction of the federal building in Oklahoma City, public-service employees everywhere have become a bit jittery at the mention of... More >>

  • They Walk Among Us

    published May 4, 1995

    In the world of UFOs, there's no such thing as a claim so wild or crazy that no one believes it. Because mainstream science has -- at least for... More >>

  • The Believers

    published May 4, 1995

    They are all adherents here in this small park in Kendall, getting ready for the spaceships that may arrive soon. There are seven people, mostly... More >>

  • Father Knows Arrest

    published April 20, 1995

    Doubtless, Miami Beach Assistant City Manager Myra Diaz-Buttacavoli has seen her share of irate citizens over the years, but rarely has anyone... More >>

  • Rotations

    published March 23, 1995

    Marianne Flemming III Chords & a Bridge (Mermaid Records) Despite the album's title, Marianne Flemming's acoustic-guitar driven... More >>

  • When Bad Breath Happens to Good People

    published March 16, 1995

    A strange, disturbing ailment is, by some accounts, rampant in South Florida and across the country, ruining lives, destroying relationships, even... More >>

  • Potty Down

    published March 2, 1995

    The residents of the Venetian Gardens public housing project face a bigger enemy than Newt Gingrich and his anti-welfare schemes. It is a... More >>

  • Curious George

    published February 23, 1995

    It's a little after dark on Ocean Drive: A man in tight Lycra shorts and a black tank top is lumbering down the sidewalk, a video camera on his... More >>

  • Writes of Passage

    published February 16, 1995

    Inside a cramped studio apartment on South Beach, a tiny 95-year-old woman in white polyester pants and a white jacket is watching some of the... More >>

  • Secrets of the Stars Revealed!

    published February 16, 1995

    Celebs mind their p's and q's What's pop star Jon Secada really like? One person who says she knows the answer to that burning question is... More >>

  • Writer's Cramp

    published February 16, 1995

    I didn't know quite what to expect from 95-year-old Charlotte Leibel, master graphologist, when I visited her at her Rebecca Towers efficiency... More >>

  • No Butts?

    published February 16, 1995

    Nudists of the world unite! That, in fact, is exactly what happened when Miami Shores resident Richard Mason, president of South Florida... More >>

  • The Jane Man

    published January 5, 1995

    I must have the Freedom Tower!" Don Gilbert is standing next to his dining-room table, which is piled high with the leaflets, photographs,... More >>

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