Miami New Times staff writer Francisco Alvarado has been named journalist of the year in the Florida Awards of Excellence contest, edging out writers from every daily, weekly, and other newspaper across the state. His coverage of schools, immigration, and -- um -- marijuana cultivation knocked the ... More >>
Illustration by Kyle T. Webster Jack Thompson, the serial litigator and would-be censor whose crusade against violent video games, porn, rap music and other things he considers unseemly, has a legal career that is suddenly teetering on the brink of legal-eagle oblivion. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Jud ... More >>
A filmmaker's exposé peeves the sugar powers.
Saturday's Kentucky Derby favorite arrives fresh from South Florida.
Letters from the Issue of July 21, 2005
Dying newspapers, ATV defenders, and tough-talking college deans
Heavy-handed cops, heavy-hearted drag queens, heavy-walleted hip-hoppers
Journalists as zombies, best this, best that, best worst pick ever