Abel Holtz

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    June 6, 2013

    Miami Beach Might Have to Name Its Fancy New Tennis Center After a Convicted Felon

    Miami has a long, proud history of granting civic immortality to our scummiest citizens, from naming a street after a Hialeah sugar company run by a former coke smuggler to UM's increasingly embarrassing Alex Rodriguez Park to the long-lost Jose Canseco Street in Westchester. The latest flap over n ... More >>

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    September 29, 2005

    Miami: Blink and You'll Miss It

    That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors

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    September 10, 1998

    Bull in the Market

    South Florida philanthropist Richard Bronson built his fortune on the shady side of Wall Street

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    August 21, 1997

    Witness for the Prosecution

    Bruce Udolf spent seven years arguing public corruption cases for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami. A report from the front lines.

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    July 10, 1997

    Dead End

    Fico Rojas wanted a treason trial for locals who sought dialogue with Castro. County commissioners named a street after him.

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    October 17, 1996
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    October 17, 1996

    The Haunting of Alex Daoud, Part 2

    The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates

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    May 25, 1994

    The Great Bistro Brawl

    At first Cassis restaurant looked like a South Beach gold mine for its owners. Then the bottom fell out. Now come the investigators and allegations of corruption.

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    April 6, 1994

    Hot Properties

    The condo kings at Crescent Heights say they're changing the face of Miami Beach. They certainly are.

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    December 1, 1993

    Bye Bye Birdie

    Alex Daoud, Miami Beach's own Icarus, finally lands in the hoosegow

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    September 29, 1993

    Daud Descending

    With prison just around the corner, Miami Beach's former golden boy looks back at the gravity of his corruption and broods on the sorrow of his fate

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    November 18, 1992
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    February 27, 1991