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Johnny Diaz

Writer

Johnny Diaz is a features reporter at the Sun Sentinel. Prior to that, he was a media reporter for The Boston Globe's Business section and a features writer. Johnny is the author of six novels: Boston Boys Club, Miami Manhunt, Beantown Cubans, Take the Lead and Looking for Providence. His latest novel, Six Neckties, was published in May 2017.

Recent Articles

  • Emily Estefan gets on her (musical) feet

    Emily Estefan gets on her (musical) feet

    Don't call Emily Estefan a mini Gloria. With her arm tattoos and black hair half cropped and half long, the daughter of Miami's conga couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan has a millennial scruff rock look all her own. She knows she can't escape her famous last name, which was catapulted into international...

  • South Florida historian recalls Fab Four in new Ron Howard film

    South Florida historian recalls Fab Four in new Ron Howard film

    Kitty Oliver was 15 and living in segregated Jacksonville when she attended her first concert: The Beatles. The fab four rocked the Gator Bowl that Sept. 11, 1964. Crowds at the concert were integrated, something that the band demanded. And for Oliver, the concert was her first time being surrounded...

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