John Lombardi

 

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  • 17 years ago | Columns

    "Let's face it, 30 years ago, women didn't think about their labias as much." This is Dr. Sam Gershenbaum, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, whose state-of-the-art Aventura facility gleams brilliantly, like a day in Fiesole, Ital...

  • 17 years ago | Columns

    Mel and Eunice Safra run a wonderful, authentic bagel shop on Alton Road near 41st Street in Mid-Beach. The tilapia, or salmon with sweet potato and healthy green and yellow veggies, preceded by a plate of noshable munchies and a bowl of Russian c...

  • 17 years ago | Columns

    There are times when Miami Beach smells like Mombasa, on the Indian Ocean in Kenya. A warmish, dampish camel-flop smell, an old horse blanket, or last year's sweat socks, curled and grimed from 10 months in the trunk of your Toyota. As Johnny Ruiz...

  • 17 years ago | Columns

    Steve Satterwhite, the photographer, and I recently saw Gangs of New York at 11:30 in the morning at the CocoWalk 16 in Coconut Grove. Gangs, director Martin Scorsese's great American telenovella, had been getting the full media treatment for a we...

  • 17 years ago | Columns

    At 8:33 on the night of December 9, the lights went out along Arthur Godfrey Road, between Alton and Collins. The windy rain was whipping the Beach like one of those Club Madonna dominas, and a power line just gasped and quit. The red and green tr...

  • 17 years ago | Columns

    At the Davinci Gallery in Coral Gables recently, Dr. Ferdie Pacheco -- the Fight Doctor, Muhammad Ali's physician for the good part of the champ's career, and then boxing's best analyst at NBC and Showtime -- had seized an old patron by the elbow....

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