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2000 Stories by Gaspar González

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Saint Juke

    published December 28, 2000

    Clinging to a busy stretch of U.S. 1 just south of Red Road, Fox's Sherron Inn is a one-for-the-road roadhouse, a nightcap paradise. Little... More >>

  • Can't Play It Again, Sam

    published November 30, 2000

    I'm having a dark moment. It's Friday night, and I'm in the Roof Top Lounge on the eighth floor of the Howard Johnson Hotel on Alton Road. Dark is... More >>

  • Piping Hot Tunes

    published November 30, 2000

    Legend has it that a couple of hundred years ago, a Scotsman traveling through England was condemned to death for carrying what the local... More >>

  • The Morning After the Night Before

    published November 16, 2000

    When he decided this past Monday to allow ballot recounts by hand, U.S. District Court Judge Donald Middlebrooks ensured that the political... More >>

  • North Bay Confidential

    published November 2, 2000

    North Bay Village boasts a long tradition of colorful characters, controversy, and power grabs. In the Sixties the small community on Biscayne Bay... More >>

  • Stanley Whitman's Wonderful Life

    published October 19, 2000

    Three inches. That's all that separates Stanley Whitman from perfection. For now. Whitman is standing on the second floor of his More >>

  • Viewing Options

    published October 19, 2000

    The past month or so hasn't been good for the local film scene. The death of the venerable Alliance Cinema in South Beach was a decided blow to... More >>

  • Small Screen, Big Bucks

    published October 5, 2000

    The Tower Theater, with its beautifully subtle curves and its three-million-dollar facelift, waits on Calle Ocho, all made up with nowhere to go.... More >>

  • Complaint Central

    published August 17, 2000

    Used to be that if you didn't receive your newspaper, you'd phone up your delivery boy. He'd ride over on a Schwinn, apologize for the... More >>

  • The Elian Effect

    published August 3, 2000

    Have you seen the Pedro Pan story in today's Times? Lourdes Blanco asked Sandra Luckow back in January 1998. Intrigued, the Queens-bas... More >>

  • The Revolution Will Be Filmed

    published April 27, 2000

    The writer Willa Cather once speculated that the modern world came into existence in 1922 or thereabouts. Marisa Sistach's El Cometa... More >>

  • Limbo Land

    published April 27, 2000

    Beginning with its title -- the indeterminate-sounding At Midnight and a Half -- Marite Ugas and Mariana Rondon's film cultivates a... More >>

  • Random Acts of Adolescence

    published March 30, 2000

    In his award-winning memoir of life in the Middle East, journalist Thomas L. Friedman compares Beirut to a Skinner box, the maze apparatus mice... More >>

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