Twenty-one years ago, then-Miami New Times writer Sean Rowe pushed his 17-foot canoe into Biscayne Bay, jumped in -- and immediately capsized. Rowe dried himself off, jumped back in, and so began a four-day journey navigating Miami-Dade via 30-miles of seldom used drainage canals. Rowe eventually pa ... More >>
Vicki Lukis Fourteen years after New Times chronicled her free fall out of public office and into the slammer, Vicki Lukis has won her redemption. On Monday, federal Judge John Steele of the U.S. District Court in Lee County vacated her 1997 conviction on honest services fraud. Her case was a fas ... More >>
Pretty much every word Sean Rowe ever spoke was poetry. Even after he was hit by a train and survived. I don't say that as praise. I'm not fawning. He just had a way about him.He arrived in Miami in 1989 to work at the Miami Herald, where I was also employed. Back then, we tooled around tow ... More >>
Ben Greenman Ben Greenman was a 20-year-old rookie scribe fresh out of Yale when he was hired to write for the Miami New Times in 1990. The Palmettto Senior High alum joined a rabble rousing crew of writers who included Greg Baker, Jim Defede, Sean Rowe and Steve Almond. They were the ones who ... More >>
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