(127 posts)

Try this: Acroyoga at Summer Fit Fest

In the flyer roll, Anny is practicing acroyoga on top of Nestor.’ (📸: Anny Noratto) TRY THIS: Acroyoga is a mix between acrobatics, yoga, and Thai massage. If you’re new to the practice, there are three basic roles – a base, a flyer, and a spotter. The base is the person on the bottom, typically […]

Health / May 21, 2019

Meet the Gondola Building in Coral Gables

The Gondola Building represents the height of Florida architecture during the Coral Gables boom era. (📸: City of Coral Gables) WHAT IT IS: Still standing 94 years later, the Biltmore’s Gondola Building in Coral Gables is an original facet from the hotel company’s hotel structure from the 1920’s. The beloved building and its accompanying hotel […]

History / May 20, 2019

Anderson’s Corner: Built in the early 1900s and still standing

Built in the early 1900s, Anderson’s Corner is still standing. (📸: Ebyabe) WHAT IT IS: Standing at the corner SW 157 Ave and SW 232nd Street for over a hundred years, Anderson’s Corner has seen it all. The wood-frame structure, built by William “Popp” Anderson in the early 1900s, was just named to Dade Heritage […]

History / May 16, 2019

How to: Get mental health care ‘on demand’

Who is your go-to person to reach out to? (📸: Jeremy Perkins) TRY THIS: In 2016, Baptist Health launched its Care on Demand app, allowing for patients to see a physician anytime and from anywhere, including for counseling services. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and grief are some of the topics licensed behavioral health professionals can […]

Health / May 15, 2019

An idea of how to preserve and activate a piece of Miami’s history

A fence surrounds Fort Dallas Park. (📸: Phillip Pessar) WHAT IT IS: In Downtown Miami, a fenced off park sits on the banks of the Miami River. In the middle of Fort Dallas Park, and in the shadows of Metromover tracks, sits Flagler Worker’s House. It is the last known building in Miami directly associated […]

civic engagement / May 13, 2019

Last chance to vote on which Miami nonprofit will win $25,000

Come be inspired by the work of Miami’s nonprofits. (📸: Matt Rice) GO TO THIS: Celebrate five of Miami’s game-changing, innovative, and inspiring nonprofits at Inspire305’s upcoming community celebration. At the May 21 event, Inspire305, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade, will award two local nonprofits innovating for good with $25,0000 and $10,000 in grants […]

civic engagement / May 9, 2019

Locals to know: This duo is making it easier to get to Circle Park

Jennifer and Maria’s proposed solution on how to provide access to Circle Park. (📸: The Miami Foundation) MEET THESE LOCALS: Jennifer Llerena and Maria Font saw an opportunity to make it easier to get to a roundabout park in Miami Springs. After receiving funds from The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge, they’re ready to activate […]

civic engagement / May 8, 2019

Ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

How about a bike ride with mom in Shark Valley? (📸: russimages) Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the mother and mother figures in your life: CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Grab a bike and take mom on a bike ride on one of South Florida’s paved trails. You could […]

Health / May 7, 2019

How this local is driving change in Miami with her bike project

Malone Matson, 2014 Public Space Challenge winner. (📸: Pic provided) MEET THIS LOCAL: When Florida International University student Malone Matson hit the highway, she found herself growing increasingly frustrated. “I felt trapped in a car,” she said. “I was spending so much time sitting on U.S. 1 wishing I could just breeze by on a […]

civic engagement / May 3, 2019

You can decide which Miami nonprofit will win a $25,000 grant

Voting is now open for the five finalists. (📸: Matt Rice) HERE ARE THE FINALISTS: Inspire305, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade, has officially named five game-changing, innovative and inspiring nonprofit finalists eligible for their grant contest. Now it’s up to the public – you have until May 15 to cast your vote for your favorite […]

civic engagement / May 2, 2019