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  • Inside a conference room at a Sheraton Hotel in Miami, Bob Calkin paces in front of a small stage, holding a microphone. The 50-year-old Los Angeles cannabis hustler with '80s rock-band hair... More >>

  • Inside the Colonial-style monolith that houses Beggs & Lane, Pensacola's oldest law firm, sits Sonya Dobbs, a thin-lipped paralegal from Birmingham, Alabama, with a button nose and long black... More >>

  • Cecilia Cortes crossed the Tijuana border into San Diego on a Sunday morning this March. The 34-year-old curly-haired brunet, with her 3-year-old son, Jonathan, and her 6-year-old daughter, Alexa... More >>

  • The man knows how to make an entrance. In April 2012, fireworks split open the night sky over Star Island. Below, topless women wiggled by a pool lit the color of blue Kool-Aid. Veiled belly... More >>

  • There aren't many places more sublime than Augusta National Golf Club on an early April morning. Dew sparkles on the greens, delicately raked sand traps beckon, and the best golfers on Earth... More >>

  • Eric Madrid is a 32-year-old shaman with a cropped beard, a protruding lower lip, and dark curls grown long in the back. Although he typically wears an all-black uniform, from flat-brimmed cap to... More >>

  • Late in the evening on a hot November night, a blue Dodge Challenger rolled to a stop outside a two-bedroom yellow house in Hollywood. A 16-year-old girl with wavy hair and brown, sad eyes sat in... More >>

  • A stage visionary redefines the way South Florida sees theater. A thrift-shop connoisseur turns his love of collecting into an art career. A musician describes himself as "half Cuban Native... More >>

  • Cold fluorescent light bounces off the slick white floors of the hallway. Doors slam; girls scream in the distance. A half dozen police officers march across the tile. Staffers wrapped in blue... More >>

  • For 51 years, Chris Reyka seemed proof of some higher power. A clean-cut, churchgoing former Marine with snow-white hair and a strong jaw, Reyka was an incarnation of the American dream. He had... More >>

From the Print Edition

Glock Intimidates Toy Makers

Vico Confino is a husky 81-year-old hell-raiser with a thick Brooklyn accent and an outsized presence — slicked-back thin white hair, piercing blue eyes, leathery South Florida skin — that… More >>

Has Fugitive Cop Surfaced in Brazil?

In the summer of 2011, Boynton Beach cop David Britto — a former Marine and 2010 Officer of the Year — was arrested on charges of possession of and conspiring… More >>

How to Get Rich in the Medical Marijuana Business (or Go Broke Trying) How to Get Rich in the Medical Marijuana Business (or Go Broke Trying)

Inside a conference room at a Sheraton Hotel in Miami, Bob Calkin paces in front of a small stage, holding a microphone. The 50-year-old Los Angeles cannabis hustler with '80s… More >>

Air Travelers Kicked Off Flight Sue WestJet

Face it: The glam days of air travel are dead and buried. Now, it's $50 for that carry-on, $6.75 for water from the cart — plus tax — though attitude… More >>

<i>New Times</i> Cleans Up in National Prizes New Times Cleans Up in National Prizes

When news broke last week that Senior Writer Michael E. Miller had won the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi award for nondeadline writing, it was just the cherry on top of… More >>

The Spy Bob Levinson Vanished in Iran The Spy Bob Levinson Vanished in Iran

Inside the Colonial-style monolith that houses Beggs & Lane, Pensacola's oldest law firm, sits Sonya Dobbs, a thin-lipped paralegal from Birmingham, Alabama, with a button nose and long black hair.… More >>

Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused of Terrorism Miami Firm's Venezuelan Security Expert Accused of Terrorism

The police station burned bright as a bonfire. As cars hissed past on the Caracas highway, flames consumed the roadside structure as if it were kindling. Black smoke belched into… More >>

Seeking Asylum in U.S., Immigrants Become Long-Term Detainees Instead Seeking Asylum in U.S., Immigrants Become Long-Term Detainees Instead

Cecilia Cortes crossed the Tijuana border into San Diego on a Sunday morning this March. The 34-year-old curly-haired brunet, with her 3-year-old son, Jonathan, and her 6-year-old daughter, Alexa —… More >>

Healing With Hemp: Why Wait Until Medical Marijuana Is legal?

Raul Medina Jr. walks into a Starbucks in Hollywood's Young Circle and asks for a cup of black coffee with light hazelnut syrup and exactly two ice cubes. Better-known as… More >>

FPL's New Solar Energy Program: Just More Greenwashing?

Florida Power & Light Co. has announced plans for a new solar partnership pilot program. The program would include FPL installing new solar-powered generating facilities in Florida communities, including Fort… More >>

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