AltWeeklies Wire

Master of All He Surveysnew

Nearly 2,000 works of the art world's elite are draped around the headquarters of one Miami kingpin dealer.
Miami New Times  |  Carlos Suarez de Jesus  |  12-28-2005  |  Art

Donna Shalala vs. Donna Shalalanew

University of Miami president and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala won't comment on an attempt to unionize the university's contract custodial workers.
Miami New Times  |  Forrest Norman  |  11-29-2005  |  Education

Raze the Roofnew

Greed, neglect, and the bulldozer's blade chew away at the work of Francis Abreu, Fort Lauderdale's master builder.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Jeff Stratton  |  11-22-2005  |  History

Blow Me Downnew

Maybe the hurricane was just what Fort Lauderdale needed: It got rid of some cheap aluminum sheds and exposed shoddy workmanship and the government's idiocy.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Bob Norman  |  11-07-2005  |  Commentary

Who Are These People?

In the Zendik Farm commune, the revolution is televised on cable-access. The literature says, "Stop Bitching, Start a Revolution." But at the Zendik commune, it's more like "Stop Bitching, Start Farming."
Washington City Paper  |  Ryan Grim  |  11-03-2005  |  Culture

Hurricane Voyeurismnew

Wilma brought frustration, accidents, romance, anger, substance abuse and reflection.
Miami New Times  |  Francisco Alvarado, Mariah Blake, Jean Carey, Rob Jordan, Diana Kachalova, Kirk Nielsen, Forrest Norman and Emily Witt  |  11-01-2005  |  Disasters

Stop Ends in Officer's Tragic Deathnew

A Fort Lauderdale police officer fell to his death during a stop of a private investigator.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Bob Norman  |  10-25-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Terrorist or Tricksternew

Did a career criminal foil a potentially catastrophic attack on Miami? A reporter checks out the claims of a caller who says he has the suicide tape of 9/11 ringleader Mohammed Atta.
Miami New Times  |  Tristram Korten  |  10-24-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Trick or Trinanew

Though comfortable in the hard-core persona she developed while collaborating with rap star Trick Daddy, Trina had begun to branch out.
Miami New Times  |  Sam Chennault  |  10-24-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

War Porn Webmaster Charged With Obscenitynew

Chris Wilson, the Web administrator who reportedly allowed U.S. soldiers to submit pictures of mutilated corpses in exchange for free porn, was arrested in Florida.
East Bay Express  |  Chris Thompson  |  10-24-2005  |  War

Diebold Voting Machines Shown to Be Hackablenew

A hacker hired to test the security of a ballot scanner was able to add 10,000 votes for one candidate by manipulating a memory card. But Diebold insists that election results can't be hacked from the outside.
Cleveland Scene  |  James Renner  |  10-20-2005  |  Politics

How Cocaine Made Miaminew

By 1980, Miami had become the cocaine capital of the United States. The drug's lasting legacies are evident 25 years later: a thriving international banking industry, an entrenched drug culture and the durable myths of Miami Vice. First in a two-part series
Miami New Times  |  Brett Sokol, Rebecca Wakefield, Forrest Norman and Sean Rowe  |  10-11-2005  |  Science

Young African-American Aims to Be Champion Bowlernew

Somebody forgot to tell 21-year-old Emil Williams Jr. that bowling is for fat, beer-guzzling honkies.
Riverfront Times  |  Mike Seely  |  09-27-2005  |  Sports

Narrow Search


Hot Topics

Narrow by Date

  • Last 7 Days
  • Last 30 Days
  • Select a Date Range