Like a pop-up city with gleaming skyscrapers, Miami is ever-changing, its skyline expanding with each new construction crane. The hot, modern, sprawling metro has diverse pockets that cater to everyone’s tastes. Here’s a trip through three neighborhoods that offer a different side of the Magic City. This is a guide I wrote about Miami for Zipcar's blog, Ziptopia. It's sort of like seeing Miami through a native's point of view (me.)
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Sun Sentinel features reporter. Former Boston Globe reporter. Author of Boston Boys Club, Beantown Cubans, Miami Manhunt, Take the Lead (Spanish version is Tomar La Iniciativa) and Looking for Providence. Book #6 is Six Neckties released in 2017. THIS IS NOT A SUN SENTINEL OR BOSTON GLOBE BLOG but I do post my stories here and essays about my life and things that interest me. My email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Now that gays are getting hitched, it seems that everyone is saying I Do. Except for Tommy Perez. He's always the best man or groomsman for his friends' nuptials. And with each occasion, Tommy goes home alone with another necktie. He's already on number four. But things seem to improve for the Maine magazine writer when he suddenly meets Danny...
Looking for Providence (my 5th novel, click on the image)
Ronnie thought he had everything he wanted, a guy he adored and job he loved. Then the economy tanked and he lost both. Newly single his adopted home of Providence, he learns to start over as a Business reporter. And his life makes a dramatic turn when he meets a handsome local executive who shows him his native Providence and maybe just the way to his heart....
Beantown Cubans (My third novel)
A witty, warmhearted novel of friendship, familia, and finding a place to call home--even in Boston where it's almost impossible to get an authentic Cuban sandwich (click on the image to order)
Take the Lead (my fourth novel)
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Boston Boys Club (my debut)
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Miami Manhunt (my second novel)
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CBS Boston interview where I talk about Parkinson's, dating, Miami and Boston