Metro-Dade Parks and Recreation Department

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    March 14, 1996

    Judgment Day

    After two years of litigation, a libel lawsuit against New Times is tossed out

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    October 5, 1994

    Labor of Gloves

    No one thinks much of the Mexican boxers who fight out of Homestead. But that's nothing new to Johnny Torres. When he was a fighter, no one thought much of him, either.

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    March 30, 1994


    If the USDA's downsizing program kills off the historic Subtropical Research Station in South Dade, it wouldn't be a total loss

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    January 5, 1994

    The Great Largo Gumbo Limbo Imbroglio

    When 350 trees fall in a protected North Key forest, they make a very loud noise

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    August 11, 1993

    Sweet Charity, Part 2: Benevolent Boobs

    When big-hearted bikers and bare-breasted women get together at a public park, there's fun for the whole family

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    July 28, 1993

    The Eyeful Tower

    Citing Christian propriety, two Metro-Dade lifeguards refuse to work the nude beach at Haulover

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    November 4, 1992

    First The Seed, Then The Tree

    Today it's an ugly headache. Someday it will be a beautiful source of pleasure. But tomorrow it's still going to be an ugly headache.

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    March 18, 1992
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    February 19, 1992

    How Green Was My Condo Rec Room

    They're parks, all right. The county says so. Never mind that most people can't actually use them.

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    October 10, 1990