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1996 Stories by Oscar Musibay

Archives: 1996
  • God Dammed

    published May 30, 1996

    Like South Beach has hotels, Opa-locka has churches. In its 70-year history, the four-square-mile city has become home to 30 different... More >>

  • Scuz They've Got Better Things to Do With Their Money

    published May 30, 1996

    For the past three years, residents of West Dade's Schenley Park neighborhood have been on a crusade to make their community a better place.... More >>

  • Queen of the Kingmakers

    published May 16, 1996

    It was 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, and cars were quickly filling the rear parking lot at Palmetto Elementary School. Men and women, some with... More >>

  • War and Peacocks

    published May 9, 1996

    People move to deep South Dade because they want peace and quiet, a semblance of life in the country. Less traffic, less noise, fewer people. That... More >>

  • War and Peacocks

    published April 25, 1996

    People move to deep South Dade because they want peace and quiet, a semblance of life in the country. Less traffic, less noise, fewer people. That... More >>

  • Get Shorty

    published April 11, 1996

    The Munchkin -- named after Oz's diminutive residents -- is a breeder's dream. It purrs like a cat, reproduces like a cat, and, best of all, this... More >>

  • His Own Private Paradise

    published April 4, 1996

    As fences go, this one, when it's completed, will be impressive by any measure: eight feet tall, heavy-duty chainlink with posts securely cemented... More >>

  • Big Fish, Little Pond

    published February 22, 1996

    Otis Wallace is the undisputed heavyweight champion of politics and power in Florida City. Last month the voters in this southernmost Dade... More >>

  • Four-Alarm Foulup

    published February 15, 1996

    Back in the late Eighties, when Miami's Brickell Avenue corridor hadn't yet hit its stride as an eating, drinking, and entertainment destination,... More >>

  • They Came, They Helped, They're Outta Here

    published February 1, 1996

    The Salvation Army building just north of Homestead still sports a "For Sale" sign, but the place is as good as sold. The warehouse, which served... More >>

Archives: 1996
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