Juan Gonzalez

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  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Los Van Van Led by Killer Musician

    Image via Key 2 CubaSamuel FormellIn most countries, a murderer who took part in strangling an old lady wouldn't be leading a get-down-and-boogie party propaganda machine sent around the world to spread goodwill. He'd be on death row or doing life behind bars.But Van Van leader Samuel Formell, son o ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    No Foul, No Crackup

    After the ícane, things were safer than you thought

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    A League of Her Own

    Puerto Rican merenguera/pop balladeer Olga Tañón remains popular despite the genre's diminishing appeal

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 13, 2000

  • News

    June 28, 2001

    Gone with the Wind

    How would you react if a crematorium moved into your neighborhood?

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Things Definitely Are Lookin' Up

    Miami shakes off its skanky image and prepares for the big time: Billboard capital of the universe!

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 28, 2000

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Packed, Stacked, and Hijacked

    How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Instantly Illegal

    After seventeen years in business, Lambda Passages, Miami's premier gay and lesbian bookstore, is in the fight of its life

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    A Sign of Victory

    New Times' jihad to scrub the skyline rolls onward

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    The Dealmaker

    Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Signs of Negligence

    Despite this newspaper's best efforts, drivers still must suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous billboards

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    The Great Divide

    Correspondence from our readers

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Alex Bombs

    Sidebar to "DeFede"

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Everywhere a Sign

    When it comes to constructing roadside billboards, the City of Miami is a regular free-for-all

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Elian Goes Global

    When Miami's most famous twerp hit the Internet, Web surfers went wild

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    A River Runs Near It

    Just across the way from Miami city offices, the coming attraction is a palace of pleasure

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Miami Logic

    Hookers, okay. Scumbags, fine. But forget about hanging a sign that reads "thrift" on Biscayne Boulevard.

  • News

    February 25, 1999

    Miracle on 29th Street

    Owners of the new club Timba, which features Cuban bands, can't get a permit from the city. Hmmm.

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Gone But Maybe Not Forgotten

    What happens to a young artist's work when he or she is struck down by AIDS? Good question.

  • News

    February 19, 1998

    Don't Drink on an Empty Stomach -- Or Else!

    Thanks to a recent Miami police crackdown, sipping a beer without ordering food can be a costly proposition