(103 posts)

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

Everything you should read, watch, and listen to about Moonlight

There’s been a nonstop stream of commentary on the film since its release. These are the pieces that changed the way we thought about it.

Art / February 28, 2017

Don’t let Moonlight be an anomaly

We cannot mimic the magic of Moonlight, but we can create environments from which our next great works of art and artists will emerge.

Art / February 27, 2017

To break out of Miami’s silos, we need to talk. Face to face.

Even the innovation ecosystem, with all its tech savvy, cant thrive without in-person interactions and the spontaneous connections they bring.

Community / February 21, 2017

This is what you should do with your idea for making transit better.

The Transportation QuickBuild Program is seeking low-cost, easy-to-build ideas for making Miami an easier place to get around without a car. Then it will help you make your idea happen.

Transit / February 20, 2017