(107 posts)

Retaking a seat after a special election

The fifth proposal on the City of Miami ballot is an amendment that would give a seat back if the official left it because of allegations of misconduct.

archived: vote / October 25, 2017

Auditor general changes, pt. 1

Voting on this proposal means you’re deciding whether the Office of the Auditor General should increase its independence.

archived: vote / October 25, 2017

“Miami Forever” bond

The City of Miami wants to make some major improvements and this is how they want to pay for those.

archived: vote / October 25, 2017


Monty’s lease extension

Voting on this proposal will decide whether Monty’s Raw Bar gets to stay for another 52 years at its current Coconut Grove location.

archived: vote / October 25, 2017

Let’s get a little uncomfortable, together.

For 10 days in May, Connect Miami is encouraging you to talk to strangers.

Things to do / April 18, 2017

There’s talent west of I-95. Come and get it.

The west side of Miami doesn’t have the creative collisions of Downtown and Wynwood, but if we don’t trek there, we’ll miss some big opportunities.

Startups / April 4, 2017

This is what the Miami arts world loses if President Trump cuts the NEA

A grant from the National Endowment for the Arts is among the most prestigious in the arts world. But President Trump has proposed eliminating it entirely.

Politics / March 29, 2017

Why Commissioner Russell wants to make the City code gender neutral

His policy director, Leah Weston, noticed all the male pronouns in the City of Miami code of ordinances while researching the role of the city attorney – the only woman on the dais at commission meetings.

Politics / March 21, 2017

We’re still fighting for the things Ruth Shack fought for in 1976

Ruth Shack was the force behind Miami’s first protections for the LGBT community and she tried to break the glass ceiling by running for mayor.

People / March 8, 2017

How to make Miami as bikeable as Copenhagen

We asked a leading expert how transportation infrastructure can be changed to accommodate bikes as well as it does cars.

Transit / March 7, 2017