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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Florida Panther's Return Spells Doom for Gladesmen

    Jack Laban swears a cat was out here raising hell just this morning. Mosquitoes slurp blood through the 94-year-old shirtless Gladesman's baggy skin as he hobbles across a landfill of empty Pepsi cans and settles into a folding chair. The former Miami plumber with a full head of white hair uses a ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    15. Shareef Malnik: The King of Wine and Beef

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Mitt Romney's "Brownface" Mystery Solved: Bad MAC Foundation

    Despite speculation that Mitt Romney got a bad spray tan or even purposely tried to make his skin darker during a recent Univision forum held at the University of Miami, the truth appears to be a bit less devious. According to ABC News/Univision, the makeup artist on hand that night just went a litt ... More >>

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    November 24, 2011
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    October 27, 2011
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    September 28, 2011

    Former Florida Gov. Claude Kirk, "a Tree-Shakin' Son of a Bitch," Dies at 85

    ​Former Florida Gov. Claude Kirk has died at the age of 85. Taking office in 1967, Kirk was Florida's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and the first Republican governor elected in a Southern state in modern times. Kirk is remembered for his outsize personality and flair for controver ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2010
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    March 12, 2009

    Gimme Shelter

    U.S. military deserters once again flock to Canada to avoid war. Looks like this time they picked the wrong country.

  • Culture

    October 23, 2008

    Wynwood Gets Surreal

    Clarence John Laughlin is a poet and photographer whose ghosts are right on time.

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    Ex-North Miami Mayor Elton Gissendanner Is Back

    A prison stay and bankruptcy can't keep him down.

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    May 17, 2007


    These folks want to stay, but soon they'll have no choice

  • Culture

    April 26, 2007

    Zion, With a Bullet!

    GableStage keeps Golda Meir real

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Renegade Radio

    A Miami radio station makes waves — short waves, that is

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    June 9, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of June 9 , 2005

    Friends of Fidel, Miami Beach beatings, handgun chic

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    Never Mind Mariel, Here's The Eat

    Old-schoolers know that The Eat were the original Miami punks

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of , 2002

    An irrelevant mayor's race and an irrational foreign policy

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Proposals with Punch

    Swap jailed Cuban spies for jailed Cuban dissidents

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Where Did All the People Go?

    A once-thriving neighborhood is now a ghost town thanks to Miami's multimillion-dollar housing fiasco

  • News

    September 5, 2002
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    February 14, 2002

    The War That Never Ends

    More than 40 years after the Bay of Pigs disaster, a new battle erupts over those who died during the invasion

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Live from Havana, It's Mesa Redonda!

    Thanks to one show, an unprecedented amount of foreign news is airing in Cuba -- but it ain't Nightline yet

  • Film

    January 24, 2002

    Time on His Side

    The Miami Film Festival's new director tells his critics to wait and see

  • News

    November 1, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of November 1, 2001

    The INS Owes Us an Explanation: But don't expect anything other than self-serving spin

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of August 30, 2001

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Space Cowboy

    Someone please tell Bill Nelson that not everyone in the Democratic Party looks like him

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Mo' Money, Mo' Trouble

    It ain't easy being a millionaire businessman and a notorious thug

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    Class Act

    If you want to know where many of Miami's social and political elite got their start, check the playgrounds at Belén

  • News

    January 25, 2001


    Hip hip hooray. The Homestead airport is dead. For now, at least.

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    The Morning After the Night Before

    Three scenes from a botched election

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    The Knight of Blight

    Miami developer Aristides Martinez once seemed an inner-city savior. Today he goes by another name: Slumlord.

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    May 11, 2000



  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Oh No, He Can't!

    Old Fontainebleu fave Sammy Davis, Jr.

  • News

    October 28, 1999


    The Wizard of Odd

  • Calendar

    March 4, 1999

    Night & Day

    March 4 - 10, 1999

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Drug Bizarre

    Robert Dowd is a veteran, a Southern Baptist, a Republican ... and a staunch supporter of legalizing drugs

  • News

    December 10, 1998

    Requiem for a Heavyweight

    For 60 years Chris Dundee was a boxing mastermind. Last month he was laid to rest.

  • Film

    October 2, 1997
  • Culture

    August 7, 1997
  • News

    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    November 14, 1996

    Clinical Depression

    Hounded by budget crises, unflattering audits, and general gripes about management, the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center circles the wagons

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    Skin Deep

    She's no doctor, but when the glitterati needed beauty triage during Miami's heyday, Ruth Regina always came through with coif medicine

  • News

    February 16, 1995

    Writes of Passage

    Charlotte Leibel knows all about the handwriting on the wall, and she uses it to unlock the secrets of personality

  • Music

    September 7, 1994

    Close to Her

    These rock acts chose well when they covered the Carpetners -- even Karen likes it

  • News

    August 16, 1994

    The Language of Nature

    Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary

  • News

    June 29, 1994

    Room with a Viewer

    A young Larry King. A racist white enclave called Liberty City. A homophobic Anita Bryant taken seriously. South Florida's past is present at the Louis Wolfson II Media History Center.

  • News

    December 1, 1993

    Toxic Runways

    Years of neglect have poisoned the land and contaminated the water under Miami International Airport. Investigators are just now beginning to grasp how bad it is. It's very bad.

  • News

    March 18, 1992
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    December 26, 1990
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    September 19, 1990
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    August 22, 1990

    Bent Out of Shape

    The Space Shuttle Is Still a Death Machine, Warns Engineer Ali AbuTaha

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