Brett Sokol

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  • 10 years ago | Columns

    The Sanctuary hotel has a customized Bentley to whisk its guests around South Beach in style. The Ritz-Carlton offers a hunky poolside "tanning butler" to help schmeer sunscreen onto those hard-to-reach body parts. And, should musical inspiration ...

  • 10 years ago | Longform

    As father-and-son moments go, this one was downright surreal. Forget about Sunday-afternoon baseball games, weekend camping trips, or even a shared whoop of applause at a stadium rock concert. Instead, one grinning dad, sitting with his young son ...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    For all of University of Miami president Donna Shalala's talk about a new spirit of academic rigor, no one's going to mistake her school's palm-lined environs for Oxford anytime soon. Strolling across the Coral Gables campus last Friday, past fres...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    Forget about calling it the American Riviera. When election season rolls around, Miami Beach begins looking less like a well-oiled resort town and more like Caracas, complete with all manner of backroom intrigue: anonymous flyers alleging anti-Sem...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    Labels matter. Just as one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter, the tiny sliver of Middle Eastern land that some refer to as the "Occupied Territories" is to others an integral part of Israel. Indeed for a growing faction of Miami's J...

  • 10 years ago | Columns

    Compact disc sales are down, online piracy is up, and the tune being sung by the music industry is increasingly dire. How dire? Even the size of the industry's graft has been scaled back. That much was clear from last week's $10 million payola set...

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