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Awards

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 6, 2007

    "Vodou Child"

  • 2008 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published September 20, 2007

    "America's Worst Cop:

  • 2008 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published August 16, 2007

    "117 Dead"

  • 2008 - Sunshine State Awards/South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, published May 17, 2007

    "Rapture of the Deep"

2008 Stories by Tamara Lush

Archives: 2008 | 2007 | 2006
  • Tuner Chicks Pimp Their Rides

    published June 26, 2008

    On a recent white-hot, windless Sunday afternoon, a pink Toyota Celica sits on a swath of asphalt on a drag strip at Countyline Raceway... More >>

  • Baby Caught in the Crossfire

    published June 26, 2008

    Shortly after sunset on April 18, Nadia Garçon, a pretty 20-year-old with long, blond braids and almond-shaped eyes, stood in the... More >>

  • Shack Attack

    published June 5, 2008

    News Shack Attack Grovites decry kiosks as empty vessels. By Tamara Lush Sometimes city... 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 >>

  • Johnny Charles, Angel of Death

    published May 15, 2008

    Johnny Charles is five feet five inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He is 24 years old and has almond-shaped eyes the color of inky black... More >>

  • The Shooting of Estefano

    published May 8, 2008

    Fabio "Estefano" Salgado drove his midnight blue Aston Martin convertible down Biscayne Boulevard, across the Venetian Causeway, through the... 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 >>

  • Shirley Q. Liquor's Racist Scum

    published April 17, 2008

    When drag queen Shirley Q. Liquor takes the spotlight at this weekend's Exxxotica convention in Miami Beach, she will say something like this... More >>

  • Scarface in Miami

    published April 3, 2008

    News The Day Scarface Came to Town Twenty-five years ago, politics derailed De Palma's Miami... More >>

  • The Murder of Master Do

    published April 3, 2008

    Click here to see a slide show of Master... 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 >>

  • An Invitation for Eliot Spitzer

    published March 20, 2008

    Dear Mr. Spitzer: Please click here for an exclusive invitation from the Greater... 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 >>

  • Kill Gus Boulis's Killer?

    published February 28, 2008

    Tom Lehmann and a few buddies had been partying for nearly a week without sleep. They had started the binge long before the new year — a... More >>

  • Fidel's Gone. Yawn.

    published February 21, 2008

    Miami woke up Tuesday to this shocking news: Fidel Castro had resigned as president of Cuba. Um, didn't he kinda do that in 2006, when... More >>

  • I Have HIV

    published February 14, 2008

    You might have bought or received candy this week. Or maybe flowers. It's the most romantic holiday of the year. But romance is... 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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