3 months ago
In its 32nd year, Miami Book Fair International brings a bevy of authors — both world-renowned and local gems — to downtown Miami for eight days of all things literature. With headliner Patti Smith having given a successful talk the opening night ...
5 months ago | Longform
Pelting rain has glued red-and-yellow-striped jerseys onto the soaked bodies of 6,000 fans scattered around Lockhart Stadium's metal bleachers. The waterlogged pitch looks more like a World War I battle site than a soccer field, but the true belie...
10 months ago | Crime
Just after dawn, a gray van pulled up to Maria's mustard-yellow house on the western edge of Immokalee, just a few blocks from the acres of tomatoes that draw tens of thousands of migrant workers to this remote town in Southwest Florida. Maria got...
11 months ago
The day they came for Sandra Lopez, she was working the line inside Moreno Farms' packing house. Cool air blasted through the cavernous building in a remote field outside Felda, a tiny hamlet nine miles from Immokalee. Lopez and 70 other workers, ...
1 year ago | Longform
Inside a conference room at Major League Baseball's modernist Manhattan headquarters, Rob Manfred stared down Alex Rodriguez. The fate of both men -- the future commissioner of baseball and the era's greatest slugger -- hung in the balance. Rodrig...
2 years ago
As teenagers in neon cleats stutter-step between lines of orange cones on the sun-baked grass behind Norland Senior High, one boy fumbles a pass thrown right at his hands. Coach Daryle Heidelburg punctuates the sweltering afternoon with a booming ...