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2008 Stories by Isaiah Thompson

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Budget Cuts Hit Mentally Ill

    published June 5, 2008

    Kathryn Fernandez doesn't leave home much. She rents a tiny room in a tiny dilapidated Hialeah house overrun by cats and garbage. Her bedroom... More >>

  • It's Raining Energy Drinks

    published May 22, 2008

    I. It Came from Outer Space Right off the bat, something was wrong. She was bleach-blond, for one thing, in a tight, skimpy tank... More >>

  • The Sex Doll Diaries

    published May 22, 2008

    CULTURE The Sex Doll Diaries Artist brings her silicone twin to town for one last romp. By... More >>

  • Love Is No Contract

    published May 15, 2008

    Lance Stelzer is, by his own account, a "single, honest, 'nice Jewish boy' lawyer." He likes sports, religion, and rare orchids — his... More >>

  • Blowing Up

    published May 8, 2008

    News Blowing Up Does Hialeah have the fattest school in the nation? By Isaiah... More >>

  • The Water's Fine!

    published April 24, 2008

    News The Water’s Fine! Or is it? With the budget ax hovering, we might never know. On Saturday,... More >>

  • A Felony with That Croqueta?

    published April 10, 2008

    On a recent weekday morning, in a small but impeccably decorated Coral Gables condo, Maritza Beato prepares for battle. At first glance, she... More >>

  • Easy on Rudy

    published April 10, 2008

    News Easy on Rudy The newspaper of record plays softball with the schools chief. By Francisco... More >>

  • Poisoned Well

    published March 20, 2008

    Bill Brant, then-director of Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department, got the news January 4, 2005: Benzene, a cancer-causing chemical,... More >>

  • Gossip 101

    published March 13, 2008

    Gossip 101 Filed under: News If there is a special corner in Hell reserved for the producers of Fox's... More >>

  • Payday Mayday

    published February 28, 2008

    Alanis Security is headquartered in a cheerless, gray five-story building with black windows and dark hallways on NW 36th Street in Doral,... More >>

  • Homeless Sex Offenders Face Eviction

    published February 7, 2008

    Around 8 p.m. last Friday, a taxi sat on the westbound shoulder of the Julia Tuttle Causeway, blinkers flashing, awaiting its passenger. He... More >>

  • Counting the Down

    published February 7, 2008

    Counting the Down Filed under: News Nick Basquez pulled his van under an I-95 overpass in downtown Miami, where a... More >>

  • Cyclists Court Death Daily

    published January 31, 2008

    Before the sun rises over Miami — before the highways swell with traffic and the streets begin to hum with the sound of a million motors... More >>

  • Rudy for Prez!

    published January 17, 2008

    Rudy for Prez! Filed under: Politics Miamians need a president who represents their values, who sees the world... More >>

Archives: 2008 | 2007