Emily Witt

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  • 8 years ago

    Hate Shack, Not Where It's At Filed under: Culture Tourists love 'em. So say Miami Beach city officials. But the new, not-entirely-improved lifeguard shacks are making South Beach denizens cringe. Local blog Critical Miami recently lamented the lo...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    On a Plexiglas stage illuminated by fuchsia-tinged television spotlights, the seated hosts of Paparazzi, a Spanish-language gossip talk show, fiddle with their clothes and adjust their earpieces. A makeup artist applies a final dusting of powder t...

  • 9 years ago

    Slinging Mud in the Land of Sand

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    To get to No Name Key, travel the Seven Mile Bridge over a turquoise expanse of Florida Bay and turn right at the first stoplight after Marathon, on Big Pine Key. Drive slowly in consideration of the key deer flitting through the underbrush. Conti...

  • 9 years ago

    Bazooka Babes Filed under: Culture In a lush field somewhere deep in the heart of Homestead, a gorgeous brunet in a brown bikini lies atop a camouflage tarp, cradling a .50-caliber sniper rifle. The firearm's muzzle is as long as her deliciously t...

  • 9 years ago

    The Changing Tide Ruano Roulette Last week yet another study confirmed that a refugee's fate in immigration court is determined far more by the political orientation of the presiding judge than the merits of the case. Titled "Refugee Roulette," th...


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