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 >>
After the ícane, things were safer than you thought
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From the issue of September 13, 2000
How would you react if a crematorium moved into your neighborhood?
Miami shakes off its skanky image and prepares for the big time: Billboard capital of the universe!
From the issue of December 28, 2000
How a citizens advisory board created to investigate illegal billboards became an industry support group
After seventeen years in business, Lambda Passages, Miami's premier gay and lesbian bookstore, is in the fight of its life
New Times' jihad to scrub the skyline rolls onward
Possibly the most influential person in Miami's ongoing facelift is a Paris-born, Toronto-raised workaholic named Edie Laquer
Despite this newspaper's best efforts, drivers still must suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous billboards
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When it comes to constructing roadside billboards, the City of Miami is a regular free-for-all
When Miami's most famous twerp hit the Internet, Web surfers went wild
Just across the way from Miami city offices, the coming attraction is a palace of pleasure
Hookers, okay. Scumbags, fine. But forget about hanging a sign that reads "thrift" on Biscayne Boulevard.
Owners of the new club Timba, which features Cuban bands, can't get a permit from the city. Hmmm.
What happens to a young artist's work when he or she is struck down by AIDS? Good question.
Thanks to a recent Miami police crackdown, sipping a beer without ordering food can be a costly proposition