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  • 2009 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published January 17, 2008


2008 Stories by Janine Zeitlin

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Day Strippers

    published July 24, 2008

    The silver pole squeaks between her pale, toned thighs as she lifts her 110-pound frame high into the club's rafters. Her strawberry... More >>

  • Natacha Seijas Is at It Again

    published July 10, 2008

    The Witch's Way Natacha Seijas is at it again. By Francisco Alvarado The Wicked Witch of West... More >>

  • Psychics Choose Obama

    published July 3, 2008

    In a cozy Coconut Grove shop redolent of incense, Sandra Richardson hovers over six colorful tarot cards laid before her on a silk-covered... More >>

  • Boom & Bust, Part 3

    published June 12, 2008

    It's raining inside Apartment 9. Celeste Brown grabs a newspaper from a stack in her tiny one-bedroom place. She clutches it over the... More >>

  • Spanish-Language TV: Perverse and Profound

    published May 29, 2008

    Dark-haired dancers in glittering silver knee-high boots, bikini tops, and skimpy skirts run through steps in an empty studio. They contemplate... 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 >>

  • In Carlos, We Trust

    published May 15, 2008

    Politics In Carlos, We Trust The boss pays you. time to pay him back. By Francisco... More >>

  • Boom & Bust, Part 1

    published May 1, 2008

    They peeked in the closets. They sniffed the kitchen and breezed through the Spanish-style three-bedroom on San Lorenzo Avenue in Coral Gables,... More >>

  • Big Brown Machine

    published May 1, 2008

    Sports Big Brown Machine Saturday's Kentucky Derby favorite arrives fresh from South Florida. By... More >>

  • The Man Who Made Generation Ñ

    published April 17, 2008

    Angie Martinez, an alluring, curly-haired entertainment lawyer, poses near a walk-in closet exploding with limited-edition Pumas, heels, and... More >>

  • Cuban Ballet in Exile

    published April 10, 2008

    Click here to see a slide show of the... More >>

  • Cops Are Cranky

    published March 27, 2008

    $50,000 News Flash! Cops Are Cranky Filed under: News Results from a Miami Police Department "work climate" study... More >>

  • Shock Jocks Enrique and Joe Return

    published March 20, 2008

    It's 9:45 a.m. in a packed studio near the corner of Douglas Road and SW Eighth Street in Coral Gables. Two DJs have sleepy-sounding Latin... More >>

  • Silly Wabbit

    published March 13, 2008

    Eddy Rodriguez, a stocky 50-year-old, wears a white bunny suit, a yellow vest with polka dots, and a Day-Glo green cowboy hat. Just outside the... More >>

  • Ignored and Cheated

    published March 13, 2008

    It's the height of winter harvest season in the southern reaches of Miami-Dade County. Turkey vultures swoop overhead, their sable wings lifted... More >>

  • Canine Killer

    published March 6, 2008

    On the Scent of a Canine Killer Filed under: News On the eve of last week's cold snap, Sara Pizano passed through... More >>

  • Name Game

    published February 21, 2008

    Name Game Filed under: News Martin Luther King Jr. Henry Flagler. José Martí. All are historically... More >>

  • Parks Bond Languishes

    published February 7, 2008

    A Sunday at Roberto Clemente Park in Wynwood: Working-class families cluster to hear conga drums accompanied by squeaking swings and shouts of... More >>

  • Goodbye, D-Train

    published January 31, 2008

    The D-Train Leaves the Station Filed under: Sports That giant sucking sound? It was the now-familiar... More >>

  • Bay of Pigs Vets Fight for Home

    published January 17, 2008

    Around dawn on April 19, the sound of rocket fire abruptly roused Eduardo Zayas-Bazán from restless dreams. He lay in a trench with a... More >>

  • A Movie Guy's Lies

    published January 10, 2008

    Bryan Abboud was dining among the stars that weekend in July 2006. There were last-minute reservations at celeb-heavy Spago Beverly Hills. Chef... More >>

  • Miami's Top Cop Breaks the Law

    published January 10, 2008

    For almost a month, Miami Police Chief John Timoney has ignored the rules of the city he oversees. First a citizens' panel and then a circuit... More >>

  • This Land Is Their Mine

    published January 3, 2008

    This Land Is Their Mine Filed under: News Get ready for some major, and maybe environmentally lethal, limestone... More >>

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