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2001 Stories by Ashley Fantz

Archives: 2002 | 2001
  • New Face, Old Connections

    published October 25, 2001

    Look at Manny Diaz's smile. Isn't it sweet? And those clean-shaven, baby-soft cheeks. Now observe the eyes. They are the color of sorghum,... More >>

  • That Old Familiar Face

    published September 13, 2001

    Miami has been feeling cheap. Seduced for years by political sweet-talkers, the city knows it has a reputation. The recent past has been... More >>

  • Get Your Break On

    published August 23, 2001

    By late Saturday evening it was clear Hurricane Hip-Hop had been downgraded to a tropical depression at best. While the Miami Beach and county... More >>

  • Serpico Negro

    published August 16, 2001

    Cops hate "skels" (misdemeanor lowlifes), "perps" (felony lowlifes), and "short-eyes" (child-abuser pervs). But most of all they hate inside... More >>

  • Gone and Apparently Forgotten

    published June 21, 2001

    Juan Muchotrigo made enormous sacrifices for his job. During the sixteen years he worked at East Coast Fisheries restaurant, the 39-year-old... More >>

  • How to Raze the Dead

    published June 7, 2001

    This past April 11, a heart attack took the life of 74-year-old Mary Ellen Bethel Hanna. Her children, Larry and Jacqueline, wanted a simple... More >>

Archives: 2002 | 2001