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Francisco Alvarado

Awards

  • 2013 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ

    "Unjust Bust"

  • 2012 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published May 19, 2011

    "Uncle Luke Wants You"

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published July 8, 2010

    "Death Row"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 3, 2009

    "On the Level"

  • 2010 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published September 3, 2009

    "On the Level"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published October 15, 2009

    "Work It, Jerry!"

  • 2010 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 17, 2009

    "Baby Got Fatback!"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published December 11, 2008

    "No Fear"

  • 2009 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published May 1, 2008

    "F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 8, 2008

    "Killers in the Can"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 22, 2008

    "Burn, Baby, Burn"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 30, 2008

    "Voter Fraud Ahead"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published January 10, 2008

    "Wet Foot, Dusty Foot"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published October 23, 2008

    "Dead Weight"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published May 1, 2008

    "The F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published May 1, 2008

    "The F-School Bomb"

  • 2009 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published September 11, 2008

    "Missing Peace"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published August 2, 2007

    "Bad Apple"

  • 2006 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published January 27, 2005

    "Crack Kills"

2003 Stories by Francisco Alvarado

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  • Arrested Development

    published December 11, 2003

    On the morning of November 26, Taimira Perez was on a stakeout in front of the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office on NW Twelfth Avenue. The... More >>

  • Press Pass and a Gas Mask

    published December 4, 2003

    Miami Police Chief John Timoney seems to have concluded that the best way to get the media at his side is by having the media by his... More >>

  • All Around the Neighborhood

    published November 13, 2003

    Andean Region On the great-grandfather clock of time, 500 years is about a second. And in that second, European mestizos have... More >>

  • FTAA: Survival Guides

    published November 13, 2003

    Miami is known for its combustible mix of people from all points on the sociopolitical spectrum. At Home Depot the wealthy former somocista... More >>

  • Neighborhood Bully

    published November 6, 2003

    Efforts to build a new stadium for the Florida Marlins are moving ahead with the speed of a Josh Beckett fastball. Details of the financial... More >>

  • Thug Meets Pug, Part 3

    published October 30, 2003

    North Bay Village Commissioner Bob Dugger must dream of a day when he won't be hounded by criminal investigators, state regulators, the Internal... More >>

  • Thug Meets Pug, Part 2

    published October 9, 2003

    It's not every day that an entire municipal police force publicly castigates an elected official, but that's exactly what happened last week when... More >>

  • Thug Meets Pug

    published October 2, 2003

    Fane Lozman moved back to South Florida early this year to rock on a houseboat in the warm waters of Biscayne Bay and let the stress of his... More >>

  • The Truth About Nightclubs

    published September 4, 2003

    Maybe nightclub promoter Tommy Pooch should have stuck with the pizza business, having once owned three successful pizzerias in Miami and Miami... More >>

  • Mud on the Tracks

    published August 28, 2003

    A majority of Miami Beach residents, the city manager, a former mayor, and business owners and the commuters they employ all want to pursue an... More >>

  • Rivera vs. Rundle, Round 23

    published August 14, 2003

    In early January employees of the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office found a plain white envelope in their mailboxes. No return address. Inside... More >>

  • From Parkland to Clubland

    published July 17, 2003

    Jack Penrod knows how to throw a party. In the mid-Eighties his Fort Lauderdale nightclubs were magnets for thousands of college kids on spring... More >>

  • Will He Stay or Will He Go?

    published June 26, 2003

    1. Dusk on May 13. Mayor Manny Diaz is aboard the Island Lady, an executive yacht that sails from the Miami River behind the Hyatt... More >>

  • Florida's Mean Season

    published June 12, 2003

    Reina Morgan, a 43-year-old janitor who earns $11.55 an hour cleaning airplane cabins at Miami International Airport, lives paycheck to paycheck.... More >>

  • Beating Whitey II

    published June 5, 2003

    On April 30 it looked like Ebony and Ivory had finally gotten it together. Miami Beach commissioners okayed an agreement that effectively ended... More >>

  • The Hialeah 3

    published May 1, 2003

    Politics in Hialeah is not for the faint-hearted. It's intense. It gets up close and personal. It galvanizes the entire city. And it is played by... More >>

  • Saint Pizzi

    published April 24, 2003

    On a crisp December afternoon in 1994, a month shy of his retirement as a U.S. probation officer, Michael Pizzi, Jr. made one last call to an... More >>

  • Legal Indifference?

    published April 3, 2003

    Cournisha DeMonick won't get to see justice served in the slaying of her boyfriend, Jerry St. Pierre, one of several young men murdered in North... More >>

  • Suits vs. Roots

    published March 27, 2003

    In twelve years, Jorge Lewis went from intern to top dog reporter at Spanish-language television station WSCV, Channel 51. He covered some of the... More >>

  • MIA: A User's Manual

    published March 13, 2003

    On February 13, Guy Coghlan and his wife strolled out of the baggage claim area in front of Concourse A at Miami International Airport, trying... More >>

  • Chris Korge Rides Again

    published February 13, 2003

    Despite the efforts of Miami-Dade Aviation director Angela Gittens to reform Miami International Airport, the brewing set-to over a prepaid phone... More >>

  • Beating Whitey

    published February 6, 2003

    On a Thursday afternoon a few weeks before Christmas, real estate developer R. Donahue Peebles sat at his desk in the Coral Gables office of his... More >>

  • The Dumbing-Down of DERM

    published January 23, 2003

    Does John Renfrow suffer from a severely impaired memory? Or does Renfrow, director of Miami-Dade County's Department of Environmental Resources... More >>

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