Robert Switkes

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Bikers Cringe at East Side of Venetian Causeway

    A loud thump made onlookers wince. During rush hour this past November 16, at the east end of the Venetian Causeway, a Beach Towing truck flipped an illegal U-turn and smashed into a fit, brown-eyed biker. The 19-year-old cyclist, Javier Arjona, was "thrown to the ground," according to police repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    North Bay Village = Quid Pro Quo

    In the Fifties and Sixties, North Bay Village was a place where seedy mobsters and corrupt politicians came home to roost.  At one point in its 63-year history, a law-enforcement report concluded North Bay Village, a man-made three-island city along the John F. Kennedy Causeway, had "Dade's larges ... More >>

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    To Serve and Protect and Intimidate

    A school teacher is beaten senseless by Miami Beach police, then his life is allegedly threatened, now he's gone

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Photo Finish

    Where has the Daniel Azoulay Gallery gone?