Rob Jordan


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  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Grocery shopping can be a bitch. Before you've picked up the staples -- peanut butter, bread, milk, cereal, pasta -- you find yourself in the booze aisle ogling a six-pack. You don't exactly need it, but you kind of do. Is it worth the extra seven...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    A dozen inmates wait patiently in hard plastic chairs arranged in tight rows. They fix their stares on the steel double doors that occasionally bang open to admit a new face, usually a lawyer with a heavy briefcase. The visitation center lobby at ...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Lucy Delgado's American Dream is about to die. The petite, talkative mother of four, together with her husband, Ervin, moved to Miami from Managua, Nicaragua, in 1990. After two years of saving, the family bought a home — an $8000 trailer at ...

  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Seven hours into a sweaty, bloody trek through dense-cut grass, Brazilian pepper, and wax myrtle in the remote Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Mike Owen started shouting. "Home run! I've got a home run!" Owen, Fakahatchee's loquacious park...

  • 13 years ago

    While You Were Out Filed Under: News While you were out partying, doing hallucinogenic drugs, and having hedonistic (and maybe unprotected) sex during the recent Winter Music Conference, the University of Miami's medical school provided New Times ...

  • 13 years ago | Flotsam

    This is Ernesto's story. I don't know where it begins because I didn't know him then. When we met, Ernesto was an old man, a veteran of the streets around my South Beach apartment but clearly once an indoor cat — his front claws had been cli...

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