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2007 Stories by Isaiah Thompson

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • The Vanishing Mouse

    published December 20, 2007

    On a recent Sunday afternoon, biologist Miguel Fernandes stands on a five-foot-wide oceanfront sand dune in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, stroking a... More >>

  • Sex Offenders Set Up Camp

    published December 13, 2007

    Click here to view a slideshow of the... More >>

  • More Bad News for Chief Timoney

    published November 22, 2007

    Another Bad Week for Timoney Filed under: News It's been a bad week for Police Chief John Timoney. On Thursday... More >>

  • Rent to Moan

    published November 22, 2007

    Without a doubt, the model unit is beautiful. Dappled light streams through the window onto a spotless beige carpet that covers the condo's 800... More >>

  • High Rollers on the High Seas

    published November 15, 2007

    High Rollers on the High Seas Filed under: Flotsam From Miami Beach, the 228-foot Aquasino looks like a... More >>

  • Could Che Guevara Be Cloned?

    published November 8, 2007

    The Unfortunate Owner of Che Guevara's Hair Filed under: Flotsam Things got weird again in Miami when... More >>

  • The Kendale Bike Massacre

    published October 25, 2007

    Something happens when bicycles come together. Watch and you'll see it: The riders' legs begin to move in sync, and then their bodies follow.... More >>

  • Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babes

    published October 18, 2007

    "I was out with this one girl — she was really pretty, " says Easy Rider, bending forward confidentially across the table as he relates... More >>

  • Another No-Confidence Vote for Timoney

    published October 18, 2007

    Another No-Confidence Vote for Timoney Filed under: News Cops and little old ladies go together like peanut... More >>

  • Surprise Pregnancy Stuns EMTs

    published October 4, 2007

    Baby Bombshell Filed under: Flotsam On September 7, Skye Barth called her father with a random inquiry: She... More >>

  • It Flashes, Moos, and Poos

    published September 27, 2007

    It Flashes, Moos, and Poos Filed under: Flotsam Just how dismal is the city's condo market? Well, if last week's... More >>

  • Yo Quiero In!

    published September 20, 2007

    Yo Quiero In! Filed under: Politics In his upstart race against two-term District 1... More >>

  • Sign of Sleaze

    published September 6, 2007

    The area around downtown Miami has been infiltrated by renegade outdoor advertising. Murals on buildings appear quickly and quietly; a... More >>

  • Cinderella Story

    published August 30, 2007

    "I'll tell you one thing: She's a Christian woman — I'll tell you that," says the short, middle-age Hispanic woman from her doorway,... More >>

  • Ramadi Madness

    published August 23, 2007

    At first it was just dreams that bothered Junior Telfort — nightmares in which he was shooting people, or getting shot. One image in... More >>

  • Give to the Rich, Take from the Poor

    published August 9, 2007

    Aggravation. That's Marty Tritt's problem — too much aggravation. His body is in bad shape: He has hearing aids in both ears, and a... More >>

  • Too Hot to Care

    published August 2, 2007

    Too Hot to Care Filed under: News Apart from four sweaty journalists, a homeless man, and a retired Puerto Rican... More >>

  • Tobacco Load

    published July 26, 2007

    Tobacco Load Filed under: News Last Thursday night, the honchos of more than a dozen local premium cigar makers were... More >>

  • Grady and the Champ

    published July 19, 2007

    The National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, was packed to capacity as Grady Ponder stepped into the ring to face local favorite Bunny Grant.... More >>

  • Dr. G Spot

    published July 12, 2007

    Dr. G Spot (Filed under: Flotsam) "Call Dr. G Spot!" the announcer cries out on FM radio station Y-100, in an ad sandwiched... More >>

  • The Go-to Guy for the Gun-Shy

    published June 28, 2007

    The Go-to Guy for the Gun-Shy Filed under: Flotsam The bulletproof window near the entrance of... More >>

  • Souto Steamed Over Suit Support

    published June 21, 2007

    Souto Steamed Over Suit Support Filed under: News In their battle to stop Jorge Perez's luxury... More >>

  • UnFair

    published June 7, 2007

    T. Willard Fair is both provocative and irresistibly charming. The 68-year-old's handsome, fresh features might be those of a man 20 years... More >>

  • Garden of the Poets

    published May 17, 2007

    It's 10:00 on a Saturday night, and Yaron Yemini is live on the air with Ashraf, in Cairo, Egypt. The guy has been almost shouting for twenty... More >>

  • Hecho en Miami

    published May 10, 2007

    Juan Penton stands amid the debris of his ruined shop, seething with anger. Hunks of ceiling are strewn about the floor, deck chairs lie turned on... More >>

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