7 days ago | Obituaries
Shortly after earning a medical degree from the University of Miami in 1958, Ybor City native Fernando "Ferdie" Pacheco set up a family practice in Overtown, Miami's historic black neighborhood. Much like it is today, the area was mired in poverty.
1 month ago | Miami Music
Miami's favorite hip-hop uncle is getting overdue recognition. During the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards, which will air at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2 Live Crew founder and Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell will receive the cable network's cov...
3 months ago | Longform
A pudgy man in a white lab coat, protective goggles, and a white hardhat ambles down several long rows of potted marijuana plants. An industrial A/C unit cranks frigid air into the capacious grow room, located inside a 300,000-square-foot warehous...
11 months ago | International News
If 2016 was bad for the United States, it was far worse for Haiti. The island nation had never really recovered from the 2010 earthquake when Matthew swept through, claiming more than a thousand lives and leaving approximately 175,000 Haitians hom...
1 year ago | Education
Long ago, Archbishop Curley Notre-Dame High School diffused a potentially explosive situation. I was the young, aggressive Miami-Dade County beat reporter for Miami Today. I had lunch with Norman Powell, at the time a high-powered ...