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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 - 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"

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

    "No Fear"

  • 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"

2006 Stories by Francisco Alvarado

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  • Moldy Christmas

    published December 21, 2006

    Moldy Christmas Filed under: News ... More >>

  • Wicked

    published December 14, 2006

    By Christmas, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas's reign could be over. A band of rebels threatens her imperial grip. Last month... More >>

  • Shanty Talk

    published December 7, 2006

    Shanty Talk Filed under: News One should always be wary when city officials declare they are "listening" to the people's... More >>

  • Boom Goes Bust (Again)

    published November 30, 2006

    Boom Goes Bust (Again) Filed under: News For sale: land, permits, and plans for Onyx 2, a failed 50-story, 125-unit condo... More >>

  • Risky Business

    published November 16, 2006

    Risky Business Filed under: News When the corrections counselor tells what it's like to walk past the cell blocks at the... More >>

  • District 2 Dustup

    published November 2, 2006

    Former Miami City Manager Joe Arriola isn't shy when it comes to his former top deputy, Linda Haskins. She used to keep a bottle of Grey Goose... More >>

  • Crash Dummies

    published November 2, 2006

    The City of Miami ranks first in the nation in terms of pedestrians run over by cars. About six of every 100,000 people are killed each year,... More >>

  • Sticky Lingers

    published October 26, 2006

    Sticky Lingers Filed under: Flotsam... More >>

  • Douglas Road Goes Off the (Metro) Rails

    published October 12, 2006

    Douglas Road Goes Off the (Metro) Rails Filed under: Scanner In... More >>

  • The Aviators

    published October 12, 2006

    The sun shone bright and hot just before noon on a perfect July 4 when 35-year-old Samuel Sax took off from Tamiami Airport in his 1946 Globe... More >>

  • Mining the Store

    published September 28, 2006

    Mining the Store Filed under: Flotsam Every once in a while,... More >>

  • The Price of Victory

    published September 21, 2006

    The Price of Victory Filed under: Scanner Let's get this... More >>

  • Waterfront Access Is for Commies

    published September 14, 2006

    Waterfront Access Is for Commies Filed under: Scanner When the Miami City Commission met this past week to discuss... More >>

  • Redeveloping History

    published September 7, 2006

    The fate of Miami's brain center is on the line. At a special meeting September 7, city commissioners will decide whether to transform Miami... More >>

  • Sandwich and a Dictator to Go

    published August 3, 2006

    As midnight approached this past Monday, Radio Mambí host Ninoska Pérez Castellón cautioned against speculation of Fidel... More >>

  • Kiss and Expel

    published July 20, 2006

    If you are a black female officer on the Miami police force, standing by your man can get you fired. Take Ofcr. April Hardemon. The... More >>

  • The Ghetto Governor

    published July 20, 2006

    This past January 26, inside the Miami-Dade County Commission chamber in downtown Miami, Dorrin Rolle played MC for an early-morning ceremony... More >>

  • The Drink-'Em-Up World Cup

    published June 29, 2006

    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... More >>

  • Go Heat

    published June 15, 2006

    So Israel is killing civilians — by mistake, of course. Palestinians are feuding among themselves on the West Bank. And Hamas has called an... More >>

  • Sidewalk Salvation

    published June 15, 2006

    On a recent spring evening, after a day of knocking on doors, Ben Stevens and Clinton Dowse settle in for a Haitian dinner at the North Miami... More >>

  • Inherit the Worth

    published June 8, 2006

    Former U.S. Congresswoman Carrie Meek, the first African American from Florida elected to Congress since Reconstruction, retired from political... More >>

  • A Bay of Pigs Invasion

    published May 18, 2006

    Iván Dominguez was bound to offend el exilio when he pitched his tent at the foot the Monument of Martyrs at SW Eighth Street and... More >>

  • Jamaica, Some Problem

    published May 4, 2006

    One day this past October, filmmaker Aaron Salgado found inspiration while shacking up in a motel room on SW Eighth Street. "I was hosting a... More >>

  • Now You See It ...

    published April 27, 2006

    Things couldn't get worse for the Coconut Grove Playhouse. Instead of celebrating 50 years staging plays, the historic theater is on the verge of... More >>

  • Sig File

    published April 20, 2006

    In Hialeah it may now be a crime to publicly oppose Natacha Seijas. For the past six weeks, paid canvassers for the Committee to Recall Miami-Dade... More >>

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