We took a look back at what happened (and didn’t happen) in 2016

We asked some of the people who are molding our neighborhoods, our art scene, and the tech ecosystem to reflect on how far we came in the last 12 months

There's still a long way to go, but he thinks strong leadership this next year is going to shake things up.

Getting the ball rolling on preservation of the Miami Marine Stadium was a big win, but next year Rupp thinks locals will start to take control of the future of their neighborhoods.

Miami hasn't matured as much as Natalia Martinez-Kalinina would have liked, she thinks next year will bring more avenues for exchange between the centers of innovation in Latin America and Miami.

Looking back on his reflections for last year, Willie Avendano thinks Miami's tech scene is still in the kindergarten stage. But he thinks this is the year for us to start working on building the missing piece that's keeping us from graduating.