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  • 2006 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published April 28, 2005

    "Fake Art, Real Money"

2003 Stories by Kirk Nielsen

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  • An Idea Whose Time Has Gone

    published December 25, 2003

    It's now official: Fidel Castro had nothing to do with a decision to gut the University of Miami's Dante B. Fascell North-South Center, a... More >>

  • Bork Torque

    published December 18, 2003

    Jamie Loughner was arrested near the Inter-Continental Hotel on the afternoon of November 20 and hers is a twisted tale indeed. Police nabbed her... More >>

  • Headbangers Ball

    published December 11, 2003

    Miami police Chief John Timoney is old school, but by now he must be aware of several Websites that young techno-geeks who were among FTAA... More >>

  • Grand Theft, Church

    published October 30, 2003

    Leo Casino and David Cohn believe that Martin Siskind and a minister's daughter stole a church in the heart of Overtown and sold it for a quarter... More >>

  • The Denise Calvo Mystery

    published October 2, 2003

    For some people who know Denise Calvo well, the shock, anger, and sorrow caused by the September 18 murder of her husband, José Calvo, must... More >>

  • It's a Mad Mad Mad Loft World

    published September 4, 2003

    With all the high-rise condos going up downtown, from NW 36th Street to the southern end of Brickell Avenue, one has to wonder: What stunt is... More >>

  • Our Man Back in Havana

    published August 28, 2003

    Eloy Gutierrez-Menoyo stunned his fellow Cuban exiles three weeks ago with an audacious maneuver in the quest for democracy on the island. He... More >>

  • Billboard Industry "Rapes" Miami and Beats the Rap

    published July 31, 2003

    What if a bagman from a billboard company met with certain City of Miami officials and offered them $350,000 to make a big problem go away? That... More >>

  • Bad Man on Campus, Part 2

    published July 3, 2003

    Miami-Dade Community College's recent efforts to purchase the landmark Freedom Tower may have violated several state and federal laws, according... More >>

  • Bad Man on Campus

    published June 19, 2003

    "Call Us Essential" is Miami-Dade Community College's catchy advertising slogan. And essential to that essential-ness, MDCC president Eduardo... More >>

  • Real Estate Love Story

    published May 15, 2003

    As residents and automobile drivers in downtown Miami brace for an ominous high-rise condo boom, a romantic (yet lucrative) episode of urban... More >>

  • Timoney's Cleanup: Part One

    published April 24, 2003

    Long before he came to clean up a few small messes in Miami, this city's new police chief John Timoney was a young cop in New York City in the... More >>

  • Dialogueros

    published April 10, 2003

    Just like President Castro said, you're either with us or you're against us. In his latest big move in the 44-year-long chess match that is... More >>

  • Black Kids in Grove Need Roller Hockey!

    published March 20, 2003

    From the sound of it, a roller hockey revolution is about to roll over Coconut Grove's bayside Peacock Park, a block east of CocoWalk. The City of... More >>

  • The Cuban Kong

    published March 6, 2003

    In his February 19 "state of the port" speech, Port of Miami director Chuck Towsley ignored the ravenous billion-ton Gorilla 100 miles away,... More >>

  • Dialogue: The Final Frontier

    published February 20, 2003

    The friendly guy at the coffee table in South Miami's Trattoria Solé bar could have been any 39-year-old, educated, self-assured... More >>

  • Frometal Jacket

    published February 6, 2003

    Pop morality quiz: An organization with offices in the United States has assassinated a foreign spy in that agent's homeland, or tried to do so.... More >>

  • The Will Adams Embargo

    published January 9, 2003

    Will-Bob was cursing himself as he rustled through the flotsam of photo albums and manila files in his floating studio apartment, also known as... More >>

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