Forrest Norman

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  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Zipping around his Aventura office on a recent afternoon, Jeffrey Herman doesn't look much like someone who regularly hears real-life horror stories. The young-looking 44-year-old lawyer wears a white Kiss T-shirt with yellow sleeves and answers h...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    The splinters were so big that Robbie could see them from the top of the ten-foot-high ramp. Despite his kneepads, he knew the wrong fall on the half-pipe would shred his legs. Still, he had to practice for a couple of hours every day before a com...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Not long after noon on June 11 at the Playwright Irish Pub in South Beach, the predominantly pro-American crowd was silent. It had nothing to root for in this opening round of World Cup action. A flat-footed Team USA was unraveling against the Cze...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Miami has been good to Nicole Waters and Viviana Villagra. The young couple — Waters is 30 years old, Villagra 31 — met here, fell in love here, and, only four months into their courtship, decided to spend the rest of their lives togethe...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Sunlight gently filters through the royal palms lining Key Biscayne's Village Green and then settles softly on the tanned and healthy shoulders of small children who dart and squeal like piglets at play. Jaguar and Mercedes sedans fill the parking...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Voters approved Miami-Dade's largest bond referendum ever ($2.9 billion) in November 2004. Intended to improve major public works, it included $30 million for a program paying owners of agricultural land for their right to rezone, meaning the land...