(25 posts)

The most Miami Mother’s Days

Like everything else, Miami has its own ways of showing mom how we love her.

Things to do / May 5, 2016

The city we dream of

We’re spending January asking community leaders for their resolutions, hopes, and dreams for Miami. As we celebrate our first birthday, we’re sharing ours.

People / January 11, 2016

Manny Diaz explains “the city we can become”

We’re hosting a discussion with former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz next week on Tuesday, Sept. 8. We caught up with him beforehand for a Q&A about his leadership journey and his vision for Miami.

Downtown / September 3, 2015

Four ideas to fix affordable housing in Miami

We spent yesterday at the Homes for All Housing Summit. Here are four ideas for that could change the game for affordable housing in Miami.

Neighborhoods / May 7, 2015

Miami Fashion Spotlight: Ashley Brozic

Ashley Brozic is Miami through-and-through, and she has big goals in fashion and media. As the editor of Racked Miami, she’s serving local fashion fans and raising our profile with trendsetters and retailers in the fashion big leagues of NYC. “I’m not ready to ditch my city just yet. Every time I try to move away, something has kept me here. I think it’s a sign that this is where I am supposed to be.”

People / March 31, 2015

Daniella Levine Cava: Inside the world of a new county commissioner

Daniella Levine Cava is one of only three people in the past 20 years to defeat an incumbent for a spot on the County Commission. Her campaign was well-funded, she knocked on a lot of doors, and her goals were progressive and ambitious. We spent some time with her over the past three months to see how she’s shifting from candidate to commissioner, and to find out how she’s managing her mission for change.

People / February 24, 2015

5 crazy moments of Miami history we found in old maps

We spent yesterday at the Miami International Map Fair, where we found some unexpected bits of Miami and Florida history hidden in the stuff on display. Here, six crazy bits of Miami history, including imprisoned cartographers, Confederate tourism, eighty-year-old hotel rates, and fancy avocados.

History / February 9, 2015

Tag-along: Teo Castellanos’ favorite Miami places

In this series, we ask interesting Miamians for their favorite spots. Then we go there with them and talk about it. Today, we explore with actor and writer Teo Castellanos. “When I go on a writing retreat, I ask: is there a window and is there a desk? That’s all I need.”

People / February 5, 2015

Miami Resolutions: What’s next for Miami neighborhoods

The real estate market is booming, and Miami’s neighborhoods are changing so quickly it can be hard to keep up. While there are a lot of developers thinking in big buildings and bigger dollars, we caught up with a few developers and organizers who are thinking at the slightly more human scale, to ask them about what they think is next for Miami’s changing neighborhoods.

People / January 29, 2015

Inside a Miami Fish Farm

Insider: What it’s like to run a Miami fish farm

Andre Fletcher and Sharon Dammar-Fletcher weren’t always in the fish business, but ten years later they’re shipping 500 pounds of tilapia each week–and doing it differently than almost anyone else in the business. We caught up with them for a look at what it’s like to run a Miami fish farm.

Environment / January 26, 2015