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2001 Stories by Bob Whitby

Archives: 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Undercurrents

    published September 27, 2001

    The Biggest Story Anyone Can Remember poses a conundrum for any hometown newspaper from a hometown that isn't New York or Washington, D.C.... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published September 20, 2001

    Watching the Hollywood City Commission is like sitting down to tea with the Mad Hatter; gibberish is table talk, sense doesn't make any,... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published September 13, 2001

    Sometimes life is so good. For example Undercurrents spent a recent Thursday morning in a Boynton Beach trailer home listening to a... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published September 6, 2001

    As one in a series of public-service columns penned to fulfill Undercurrents' probation requirements, we herein present installment four of... More >>

  • Bad News

    published August 30, 2001

    For a newspaper that hasn't made money in more than 20 years, the Boca Raton News sports some... More >>

  • Hedgehog Wild

    published August 30, 2001

    Anyone with even a passing interest in adult films has by now witnessed the ubiquitous Ron Jeremy grunting and sweating his way through scene... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published August 16, 2001

    Just before midnight on July 21, Jacira Castro sat down at her computer and called up the Internet site she publishes, More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published August 9, 2001

    The young man called "Dreads" is a slippery character; the justice system can't seem to hold on to him. You might remember Dreads from our... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published July 26, 2001

    On September 24, 1998, 28-year-old Louis Gallart was crushed to death while on the job at the Publix warehouse in Deerfield Beach.... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published July 19, 2001

    Meet the new culture boss of Hollywood. She's not the same as the old boss. A week ago Hollywood city commissioners turned over... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published July 12, 2001

    If it's a great Cuban sandwich you seek, head for the Tropical Café on Andrews Avenue just south of Sunrise Boulevard. God help you... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published July 5, 2001

    Add a nasty letter from the Army Corps of Engineers and the re-emergence of a lawsuit filed by the City of Hollywood to the growing roster... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published June 21, 2001

    Listen up, good citizens of Broward County! Henceforth, should you attempt to meet with your elected county representatives or other public... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published June 14, 2001

    Mike Myers emerges from a nondescript office building, adjusts his toupee, and strides toward a sleek BMW in the parking lot. It's night... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published June 7, 2001

    It's always sad to see a newspaper gutted, doubly so when it was a scrappy publication with a history of tough reporting and interesting... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published May 31, 2001

    It ain't fun waiting 'round to be a millionaire, so Fort Lauderdale thrill-seeker Steve Trotter ain't waiting. He's building another... More >>

  • A Lone Gunn

    published May 24, 2001

    At first glance T's Lounge in West Palm Beach doesn't look like a dump. The waitresses are friendly, the bouncer smiles, and the bathroom is... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published May 10, 2001

    When reports came out of Tallahassee three weeks ago characterizing Broward County libraries as havens for masturbators, Undercurrents was... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published May 3, 2001

    If you think you're having a tough time making ends meet, consider the plight of Jim Kane, one of the shrewdest political players in... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published April 26, 2001

    Who doesn't love Slammin' Sammy Sosa, the $72 million slugger with a heart of gold? He knocks baseballs out of the park to the delight of... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published April 12, 2001

    Just the other day Undercurrents received a letter from Paul Anger, Broward publisher of The... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published April 5, 2001

    Motoring south on University Drive in Davie last week, Undercurrents suddenly got a terrible hankering for lasagna. And when you're in Davie and... More >>

  • To Sell a City

    published March 29, 2001

    With the touch of a button on a key-chain remote, Sue Carolyn Wise pops open the door locks of her 1988 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur and slides into... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published March 29, 2001

    The night air was crisp as Undercurrents loitered in the Pine Lake Plaza parking lot listening to trumpeters play "Greensleeves." Ensconced in a... More >>

  • Undercurrents

    published March 22, 2001

    This past September the Sun-Sentinel got a license from the Cuban government to open... More >>

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