Glenn Terry

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    September 15, 2010

    King Mango & Will.I.Am Wear Blackface in Shameless Attempt to Resurrect Careers

    Forbidden, fruit.​Bumped out of the spotlight, local icon King Mango and hip hop superstar Will.I.Am have resorted to shamelessly donning blackface in order to resurrect their flagging careers.Critics say the move has set African-Americans and mangos back "1,000 years." " wearing blackfa ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Protest: King Mango Strut Creator Won't March

    Lurkzilla Via Flicker CCA very Miami satire: Chonga Girl as grand marshal a couple of years ago.When Glenn Terry started a satirical parade called the King Mango Strut in 1982, life was more simple. He plopped down two cardboard boxes at the end of a street with signs that read, "Closed fo ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009
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    November 5, 2009
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    November 2, 2009

    Remove the Mangroves from Peacock Park? Not So Fast

    Peacock Park​Riptide has a question for all of those crazy Coconut Grovites. In the past year, what spectacular little spit of land has been used as the dumping ground for a large dead goat, the home of a five-foot-long saltwater crocodile, and a bum fort turned junkyard.  The answer: the man ... More >>

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    September 4, 2009

    King Mango Strut Organizers Are in a Feud

    "Sarah Palin" at King Mango Strut.​For the last two decades, the brilliant lunatics who run the King Mango Strut parade have been a happy little family. Their meetings -- which were speckled with old hippie types -- felt more like a showcase of standup comedy than a community planning board. ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    Free Ric O'Barry

    A Miami guy stars in a Sundance film and is sued by angry Dominican dolphin geeks.

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    February 10, 2009

    Oh, the Endless Joys of White-Collar Crime

    Besides going to the DMV, doing taxes is the part of being a grownup that Riptide hates most. So we usually wouldn't be thinking about it this early, but it seems some good folks in Coconut Grove have an extra-special reason to hate April 15 this year. They're paying more taxes on their homes than e ... More >>

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    December 23, 2008

    Last Year for King Mango Strut?

    When Glenn Terry started King Mango Strut to protest getting snubbed from the Orange Bowl parade in 1981, it was an easy place to poke fun at politics and society. The old hippie and his band of misfits slapped two cardboard boxes at the ends of a four-block stretch with signs reading: "Street close ... More >>

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    September 15, 2006
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    August 24, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 24, 2006

    "I'm close to a million dollars in debt on this film"

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    July 28, 2005
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    December 23, 2004
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    March 20, 2003

    Black Kids in Grove Need Roller Hockey!

    Johnny Winton and some white boys say so

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    March 6, 2003
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    December 26, 2002

    Fruit for Thought

    For 21 years, the King Mango Strut has been a countercultural rebuke to Miami political chicanery

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    January 24, 2002

    Parking to the People!

    A charming fable in which the little guys win one

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    January 25, 2001

    Dan Ricker Wants You!

    He's Miami's premier citizen advocate. He attends scads of boring meetings so you don't have to. He's on a mission. And he's going broke in the process.

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    December 16, 1999


    Delusions of candor

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    September 30, 1999

    Art Imitates Life

    Ask a group of North Miami middle schoolers to tell a tale and you'll hear about guns, vodou, theft, and cops.

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    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

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    December 24, 1998
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    June 4, 1998
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    June 5, 1997

    Pulp Friction

    There's an ugly newspaper war raging in Miami. Unfortunately, most of you won't read about it.

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    December 26, 1996

    Her Royal Weirdness

    The King Mango Strut proudly announces the coronation of Queen Ellen

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    September 5, 1996
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    June 20, 1996

    Raising Pain

    Glenn Terry thinks a salary hike is the answer to Miami's commission woes. Others insist it's money for nothing.