(45 posts)

Mustard Seed Project rehabilitates former inmates through community farming

The community program helps former inmates replace histories of substance abuse with sustainable urban farm practices.

Environment / April 27, 2017

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