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  • 2008 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published February 8, 2007

    "Atta's Fork"

  • 2008 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published March 8, 2007

    "Ten Seconds to Eternity"

  • 2008 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published September 27, 2007


2008 Stories by Edmund Newton

Archives: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
  • Beach Chic

    published September 25, 2008

    When the Gallery at Beach Place opened ten years ago on A1A, it epitomized the "New Fort Lauderdale": big chain stores and restaurants... More >>

  • Wasilla Dissected

    published September 18, 2008

    In South Florida's very midst lives a transplant who hails from the celebrated town of Wasilla, Alaska. A second-year medical student at Nova... More >>

  • Urgently, Aaron

    published September 18, 2008

    Aaron Jackson went to Haiti a few years ago on a mission to help the malnourished children in one of the poorest countries in the world.... More >>

  • The Art of the Heist

    published September 18, 2008

    It was like The Thomas Crown Affair. Except replace that dashing, adventure-seeking billionaire played by Pierce Brosnan with an... More >>

  • Chelala Books

    published September 18, 2008

    The 'Pipe was on hand a month ago at the 15th Street Fisheries in Fort Lauderdale when Jean-Gabriel Chelala huffed in on a 25-foot pedal... More >>

  • Political Pa-a-a-rty!

    published September 11, 2008

    Anyone with an internet connection nowadays can go online and find a house party where like-minded political junkies are gathering to watch... More >>

  • The Horror

    published September 4, 2008

    Egad, it's happening again. Tailpipe feels an evil current drawing him back... back to Lost River Lake. There's Dr. Hoak, the... More >>

  • Weekend at Sammy's

    published August 28, 2008

    So what does it take to get people's attention in Broward County nowadays? Apparently, a lot more than dumping a corpse in your... More >>

  • A Brother Ain't a Brother

    published August 21, 2008

    Now, why would black firefighters claim there's institutional bias in the West Palm Beach Fire Department? OK, departmental brass are all... More >>

  • Kiss Me Not

    published August 7, 2008

    Chris Imperial, the imposing host of spoken-word events at Delray Beach restaurant Dada, invited New Times writer Amy Guthrie to... More >>

  • Heartwarming Story

    published July 31, 2008

    So Tailpipe gets married, and his new wife brings along a 6-year-old son. This is, oh, better than three decades ago. Eugene is a sunny kid... More >>

  • 10-S-N-E-1?

    published July 24, 2008

    Florida turns out world-class tennis players like California produces surfers and the Dominican Republic yields nimble-footed infielders. To... More >>

  • Ambushed by Seminole Blackjack

    published July 10, 2008

    Gamblers are lined up three-deep just to get a seat at one of the new blackjack tables at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, where they can... More >>

  • Manee Nanny

    published July 3, 2008

    Tailpipe loves those elusive, cuddly sea cows that loll around in the shallows hereabouts, like Kirstie Alley in a bathtub. If only he... More >>

  • Where the Money Is

    published June 26, 2008

    When some larcenous computer genius figured out the PIN for Tailpipe's ATM card recently, first thing the cyberthief did was make four $100... More >>

  • Vote for Voting

    published June 19, 2008

    The long, exhausting election season is beginning to seem to Tailpipe a lot like Napoleon's march on Moscow. No snow yet, maybe, but a grueling... More >>

  • Mano a Mano Against Poverty

    published June 5, 2008

    Back in the 1960s, America declared a war on poverty. The government funneled millions into "community development" programs, recruited... More >>

  • Sooo Sweet

    published May 29, 2008

    If they gave an Oscar for the muckraking documentary that most riles the world's fat cats, turning them into red-faced, sputtering stuffed... More >>

  • Feelin' the Freak

    published May 22, 2008

    Never let it be said that Tailpipe doesn't occasionally jump-start the motor and floor the accelerator to get moving at top speed. The... More >>

  • Happy Landings, Punk

    published May 15, 2008

    On Jonathan Lederman's MySpace page, he cites as heroes Nelson Mandela and Golda Meir. He describes serving in the Peace... More >>

  • Ride 'Em, Cowboy

    published May 8, 2008

    Here's the question: Is it safe to fly during times when commercial airlines are under grinding economic stress? American Airlines... More >>

  • Big Brown Machine

    published May 1, 2008

    Racehorse Inc. Dominating the, uh, Market This is at the Palm Meadows thoroughbred training facility in Boynton Beach, early last... More >>

  • Eureka, Maybe

    published April 17, 2008

    Tailpipe has seen enough sappy B movies to believe that the world's knottiest problems just might be solved by amateurs tinkering in their... More >>

  • Swimming with the Stars

    published April 10, 2008

    Tailpipe missed those palmy scotch-on-the-rocks days when Fort Lauderdale was a civilized little haven for celebrities like Johnny... More >>

  • Mama's Boy

    published April 3, 2008

    Antoine, You're Grounded Blondy McColister Williams, age 48, is a familiar figure around Deerfield Beach High School, where she's done... More >>

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