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FPL Sacks Orlando After Two-Month Siege

FPL Sacks Orlando After Two-Month Siege

Smoke rose in dark, acrid columns from Downtown Orlando as a line of shackled Disney characters trudged out of the city and into an uncertain future. Passing by batteries of counterweight trebuchets, mangonels, and ballista that had reduced their heretofore...
Abandoned Shed in the Everglades Sells for $700K, Cash, Sight Unseen

Abandoned Shed in the Everglades Sells for $700K, Cash, Sight Unseen

A wood and cinderblock shed located 15 miles due west of SW Krome Avenue and perhaps 10 miles south of the Tamiami Trail as the crow flies recently sold to Propiedades de Luxo LLC, a Brazilian real estate conglomerate, for $703,200. Built in 1963 by Patrick “Mad Pat”...
Miami Will Run Busses on Time as Art Basel Performance Piece

Miami Will Run Busses on Time as Art Basel Performance Piece

I sat down with Alice Bravo, Miami-Dade County’s Transit Director, to ask why her organization chose to take the unprecedented step of running its buses on time as an Art Basel performance piece. “We wanted to think big! Bold! Do something that’s never been done in...
Miami Makes Bro Its Official Pronoun

Miami Makes Bro Its Official Pronoun

Bro, like, I bet you didn’t even know that “bro” is now Miami-Dade County’s official pronoun, bro. But, bro, it’s totally true. Don’t believe me? Fine bro, just listen to what Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava had to say about it at today’s news conference....
Miami Makes Bro Its Official Pronoun

Non-Racist Latino Doesn’t Want His Daughter to Date a Black Guy

First of all, I want to make it absolutely clear that I can’t be a bigot because my fifth grade best friend was half Haitian, I loved the second season of Atlanta (season one was OK), and according to 23andMe, I’m exactly 3.4% West African, so how can I possibly be...
White Family Can’t Understand Cuban Ghost Haunting Them

White Family Can’t Understand Cuban Ghost Haunting Them

Amanda Polanski sat at the kitchen table of her newly purchased South Miami townhouse, coffee cup in hand, a look of deep concern weighing her furrowed brow. Her back to the kitchen door, a silent shadow crossed the living room, barely in her peripheral vision. Amanda...