The Making of Best of Miami® 2012

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Kira Shaimanova
It's finally here! Best of Miami® 2012 is now available online and in newsstands this Thursday. In this year's edition we're celebrating 25 years of New Times as Miami's leading alternative news source. In order to commemorate the occasion, art director Miche Ratto worked with illustrator Kira Shaimanova, who sculpted and photographed iconic Magic City images as the art work for the 2012 edition. Check out how Shaimanova put the whole thing together, and view more of her work at