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1999 Stories by Emma Trelles

Archives: 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • A Woman's Place Is in the Home (Construction Business)

    published December 23, 1999

    You'd never guess Carol Steed is 67 years old if you watched her yanking chunks of dry wall from her Chevy Silverado. Her face flushes red from... More >>

  • Roadkill: It's Not Just an Adventure, It's a Job

    published November 25, 1999

    A typical day for Wendy Lee Allen might include, oh, say, hacking off the head of a farm pig with the serrated edges of her hunting knife.... More >>

  • Grave Injustice

    published November 4, 1999

    If you're lucky enough to be buried in Section A on the west side of Boca Raton's Municipal Cemetery, you might eternally lie beneath the broad... More >>

  • Some Safety Net

    published October 21, 1999

    Inside room 347 at the Broward County courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Vicki Lynch curls her arm around her husband Kenny's shoulders,... More >>

  • Don't Take Me Out For a Ballpark

    published September 2, 1999

    Laura Mutti's circa 1930s clapboard house might be what one would find at the end of a Florida fairy tale: metal jalousie windows, Dade County... More >>

  • Webbed Feat

    published August 5, 1999

    It's the Fourth of July, and Hollywood native Mr. Entertainment is celebrating the First Amendment in front of two turntables and a microphone.... More >>

  • Jungle Love

    published June 24, 1999

    When seventh-century B.C. poet Sappho fashioned erotic lyric poems for the women she nurtured and loved -- scenes, for example, of girls lying on... More >>

  • Wheelers in the Sky

    published June 24, 1999

    I got 18 different women/In 18 different towns/I got 18 time-tested ways/To hold my liquor down. -- Chris DeAngelis, "18 Wheeler" With... More >>

  • She's Crafty

    published June 10, 1999

    Here's a little quiz for Hollywood locals: How many times have the words gentrification, renewal, and Harrison Street appeared in print in the... More >>

  • The Great Pretenders

    published May 6, 1999

    Propeller-shape ceiling fans whiz above tables, and mirrored etchings of fighter planes and combat choppers hang above the bar. A blue-and-white... More >>

  • Raw Millions

    published March 18, 1999

    It's Friday night, Young Circle in Hollywood, and Sushi Blues Cafe is jumping with bodies sloshing sake and gobbling hand rolls. Tonight, National... More >>

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