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    March 14, 2014

    Report Calls 2011 Redland Killing "Suspicious": Cops Moved Body, May Have Planted Evidence

    Nearly three years after one of the bloodiest police operations in recent Miami history, prosecutors have issued a scathing report calling the killings "unusual, counter-intuitive, suspicious" and "disturbing." The June 30, 2011 sting -- in which four suspects, including a police informant, were sh ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Ali Lauria and Chris Padin: Miami's Professional Foragers

    Ali Lauria thought everything would arrive unscathed. It was not long before rush hour on a sunny January evening when she stacked 30 dozen eggs on the passenger seat of a silver Dodge Ram and drove north from Homestead on Florida's Turnpike. Filled with strawberries and tomatoes, the pickup truck's ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Slow Food Miami's Ark of Taste: Michael Schwartz Takes on the Everglades Tomato

    In Miami, much like the rest of this country, most people have no clue where their food comes from. Slow Food, an international non-for-profit organization that combats the standardization of taste and culture brought on by the popularization of fast food, is looking to change that. "Any time you c ... More >>

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    May 26, 2013

    March Against Monsanto Miami: Over 1,300 Protestors, Senator Maria Lorts Sachs Spoke (Photos)

    As part of the global March Against Monsanto, South Floridians came out in droves to rally support for mandatory labeling Saturday. Across the world, more than 2 million protesters attended rallies in more than 400 cities, across 52 countries--a much larger turnout than initially expected. In Mia ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    O, Miami Food Poems: #itssomiami

    Launched in 2011, The O, Miami Poetry Festival set out to bridge the gap between contemporary poetry and the Greater Miami audience. "Contemporary poetry is so diverse, fascinating and dynamic" said P. Scott Cunningham, founder and director of The University of Wynwood which produces the biannual po ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    Teena's Pride to Redland Organics: Looking for Local, Affordable Produce, Part One

    When we first heard the locavore manifesto to eat organic produce as it's seasonally available from local producers to improve your health and boost the local economy it seemed to make sense. Then we investigated the community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs across Miami and realized how expens ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    Lee & Marie's Cakery to Open in South Beach Tomorrow, Hires Adults with Autism (Photos)

    Lee & Marie's Cakery is a name you've likely never heard of before, but this beauty of a bakeshop will open its doors to the public tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. There, you can grab your favorite Panther Coffee beverage before work, perhaps a scone or two for breakfast, oh, and all the while you'd ... More >>

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    December 9, 2011

    Fernando Villa, Miami-Dade Cop, Arrested After Passing Out Drunk in Squad Car

    ​It's hard to believe after ATV crashes and poop smeared squad cars, but Miami law enforcement hit a new low on Tuesday.That's when cops discovered off-duty Miami-Dade police officer Fernando Villa passed out in his own patrol car as it idled in an intersection in West Kendall.The worst part wasn' ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Frank Jeannetti Dishes About Just How Organic Essensia Is

    Jeannetti gets up close and personal with his food.​Yesterday, we chatted with the guy we affectionately referred to as Chef Green Jeans, Essensia's Frank Jeannetti. Click here to read the first part of this interview.You claim your restaurant is organic but, really, with the incredibly high cost ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Essensia's Frank Jeannetti and His Naturally Wild Culinary Ride

    Jeannetti knows his beans. And fruits. And veggies. And meats...​​Frank Jeannetti's name may not come up when people talk about the most recognizable chefs in Miami, but it should. One look over his resume would clue anyone in on the fact that this guy has really established himself here after b ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Missed Out on the Season's CSAs? Try Annie's Buying Club For Fresh Organics

    A sample share from Annie's Buying Club, a CSA alternative.​​South Florida is lucky to finally enjoy access to several CSAs, or Community Supported Agriculture, projects. CSAs have been likened to "subscription farming" -- you pay a farmer up front for a "share" in his or her output, and for the ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    Field Report: Redlands Green Bean Pickers in Pictures

    Michelle NemethPickers collect these tickets for each crate they fill with usable green beans, about 30 pounds. Each ticket is good for $3.50.​Last year, Janine Zeitlin wrote an article for New Times called "Ignored and Cheated: Farm Workers Earn Nada in America's Greenbean Capital."Yesterday, a S ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2004

    The Bitch

    Definitive Gaze

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    March 25, 2004

    Bongs Away

    Local bands amp up to spring Tommy Chong

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    November 6, 1997

    The Rise and Fall of Miamiland

    Way back in 1998 the citizens of Dade County rose up and declared themselves an independent republic. Then the hangover hit.

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    August 14, 1997
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    April 17, 1997

    The Fidel Fixation

    Exactly 36 years ago the Central Intelligence Agency blew it at the Bay of Pigs. For an encore it created the biggest commando operation in U.S. history -- right here in South Florida. It's time for a sentimental tour.

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    February 6, 1997

    Life Sentences

    Forget Hiaasen, Balmaseda, and Steinback -- the Herald's weird, wacky "Police Report" is the prose by the pros

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    June 6, 1996

    If You Sink It, They Will Come

    Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists

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    September 23, 1992

    Pave It To Save It: Part 2

    City bureaucrats succeeded in chipping away at the vitality of the Coconut Grove Farmers Market. Hurricane Andrew administered the coup degrace.

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    April 8, 1992

    Snake, Rattle, and ... Ouch!

    A plant-fancying Wal-Mart window shopper gets more than he bargained for

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    December 18, 1991

    Forbidden Fruit: Part 2

    Prosecutors wanted to charge someone with the crime of shooting Danny Donovan, but they couldn't find a witness who would talk. Until now.

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    November 6, 1991