(44 posts)

Entrepreneurs create a new vision of community for Miami’s kids

A new generation of organizations is creating community for Miami’s kids. Here are some of our favorites.

Business / April 20, 2017

The ambitious plan to get a great park within walking distance of every Miamian

What happens when a city invests in a public parks system that’ll actually work.

Things to do / April 3, 2017

Neat Streets Miami is tackling Miami’s unsheltered bus stops

This Public Space Challenge winner is all about the journey, not the destination.

People / March 30, 2017

How a park volunteer board got funding from The Miami Foundation to beat the sun

What do you do if you’ve got the goods but it’s too hot to use them?

People / March 29, 2017

CULTRA is bringing Miami’s creative community together one public space at a time

How a social networking group and an annual street-performance festival got together to engage Downtown’s creative community with monthly open mics.

Art / March 26, 2017

How a single water-bottle refill station became a full-time career

How a private citizen accidentally became a full-time environmental activist after applying to The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge.

Environment / March 23, 2017

How Friends of The West End plan to make West Kendall cool

The West Kendall dilemma: How do you make the community more than a place where people go home to sleep?

Art / March 21, 2017

How New World Symphony Fellows are challenging the classical concert experience

New World Symphony’s latest performance, “Dimensions,” is turning classical music stereotypes on their heads.

Art / March 19, 2017

You don’t need to be an urban planner to change public spaces

Ileana Collazo used hand-painted flowerpots and tropical plants to honor Little Havana’s public spaces and local artists.

Art / March 12, 2017

What you need to know to go to New World Symphony with us

Because it’s time we take Miami’s symphonies and orchestras in account when we talk our live music scene.

Art / March 8, 2017