2 months ago | South Florida Sports
Mickey Axelband may be the Miami Marlins' biggest fan. Ever since the baseball team's first game in 1993, the 59-year-old, bald veterinarian with lively green eyes has been a season ticket holder. He's attended every single home opener and final g...
5 months ago | Longform
Some boxers enter the ring scowling dead-eyed at their opponents. But Stan Stanisclasse could never pull it off. His smile came too easily — it'd just creep unbidden across his face. So he began most bouts with a little dance instead, stomping and...
9 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 ...
11 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...
1 year 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...
1 year 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, ...