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    For the better part of a year, a group of more than 50 residents in the Glenvar Heights area of Miami-Dade County say they've been trapped living next to off-campus dormitories and frat houses illegally housing trash-spewing, beer-chugging University of Miami students. As New Times reported last week, the predicament in which these residents find themselves bears an extremely striking resemblance to the 2014 Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors.

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    December 15 at 8 a.m.

    Miami TV montages always contain the same few shots: people sunning themselves on South Beach, clubgoers waving their arms in the air, old Cuban men in newsboy hats drinking cortaditos, and maybe a slow-motion shot of a crawling Rolls-Royce or some drone footage of an alligator.

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    December 14 at 11:23 a.m.

    Ditech, one of America's largest home-loan companies, achieved fame in the 1990s with TV commercials that showed its competitors complaining they had "lost another loan to Ditech." The company largely vanished during the 2008 housing crisis but has since rebounded and remains one of the largest mortgage service firms in America. It brings in revenues in excess of $1 billion per year and handles thousands of home-foreclosure cases annually.

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    December 13 at 8:30 a.m.

    Miami’s zoning code states new homes built in Coconut Grove can have square footages up to 80 percent of the lot size, allowing for the largest homes of any municipality in Miami-Dade. Now hundreds of Grove residents have signed a petition demanding that new developments be no larger than 50 percent of lots.

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    December 11 at 9 a.m.

    On Saturday, November 11, 65,000 delirious fans packed Hard Rock Stadium for the University of Miami's biggest home game in years against the hated Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Bars swelled with orange-and-green-clad crowds, and closer to UM's campus, raucous house parties erupted. One of the largest bacchanals was at a residential home in the nearby neighborhood of Glenvar Heights, where partiers arrived by the busload.

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    November 29 at 8 a.m.

    New Times howls, roughly once a week, about how expensive Miami is for the vast majority of its residents. But rarely is the city's affordability data placed into historic context, likely leaving many people to wonder whether the city's spiraling rents are really that much worse than they've ever been. "Sure, it's expensive to live in Miami, but it always has been," you say. "Quit yer bellyaching."