(110 posts)

Meet equity advocate Rose Martin

📸 Photo courtesy of Rose Martin Hey, Rose! Who are you? What do you do? I’m Rose Martin, Miami’s biggest fan! 😂 But seriously, if you ask anyone who knows me they will say that I am deeply devoted to this city and that passion is what drives me towards unrelenting civic engagement aimed at addressing […]

Locals to Know / September 25, 2023

Meet photographer Carlos Muñoz, a.k.a. Cali

📸 Photo courtesy of Carlos Muñoz Hi Carlos. Who are you? What do you do? I am 37 years old and I am a photographer. I was born in Caracas, Venezuela to Colombian parents and have been living in South Florida since 2015. I have always had a deep curiosity about art and its various […]

Locals to Know / September 16, 2023

Meet Caridad Moro-Gronlier, a community-driven poet and educator

📸 Photo courtesy of O, Miami Hi Caridad! What keeps you busy here in town? I am a Dual Enrollment English professor for MDCPS/FIU, an adjunct professor at Miami Dade College, a community-driven poet, writer, literary curator, and Associate Editor for SWWIM Every Day, an online poetry journal. What neighborhood(s) are you reppin’? Reppin’ Westchester since […]

Locals to Know / September 12, 2023

Meet Steve Wright, storyteller and advocate

📸 Photo courtesy of Steve Wright Howdy, Steve! Who are you? What do you do? I am a writer, visual artist, keynote speaker, planner, educator, and advocate. I work for myself, creating content about Universal Design and a better built environment for people with disabilities. My clients include the National Association of REALTORS, the United […]

Locals to Know / August 31, 2023

Meet Alejandro Russo, founder of Candela Mamajuana

📸 Photo courtesy of Alejandro Russo Hi Alejandro! Who are you? What do you do? I am the founder and CEO of Candela Mamajuana. I’ve lived around the world, but now am proud to say I’m a Miami local, sharing each experience of this culture-rich city with my beautiful wife and our child. I graduated […]

Locals to Know / August 28, 2023

Meet Aaron Rosen, founder of the World Affairs Council of Miami

📸 Photography by Stefani Davila Let’s start with the basics: who are you? What do you do? Hi! I’m Aaron. I was born in Southern California but grew up in South Florida, where my dad’s family is from. As far as I remember, I loved looking at maps, learning about other cultures, and memorizing the […]

Locals to Know / August 21, 2023

Meet Black Travel Summit’s Anita Francois

📸 Photo courtesy of Anita Francois Hi, Anita! Who are you? What do you do? I am a museum curator, archaeologist, and founder and CEO of the Black Travel Summit. What neighborhood(s) are you reppin’? Although I’m a London girl, born-and-bred, I’m reppin’ Downtown Miami! What brings you most alive about the 305? In Miami, you […]

Locals to Know / August 14, 2023

Meet Luther “Uncle Luke” Campbell

📸 Photo provided by Jessica Wade Pfeffer For those who don’t know you, who are you, and what do you do? I’m a rapper and activist, born in Liberty City. South Florida may recognize me as Uncle Luke. I founded Luke Records and co-founded the Liberty City Optimist Club, an after-school program that assists kids with tutoring, mentoring, […]

Locals to Know / August 7, 2023

Bite into Wynwood: Local Biz Spotlight for Miami Spice

Produced for Wynwood BID by The New Tropic Creative Studio 🗓 When does Miami Spice start, and what kind of savings can diners expect? Miami Spice runs from August 1 through September 30. Participating restaurants entice and delight even the most jaded palates with great deals on three-course prix fixe menus starting at $35 for […]

Local Biz Spotlight / August 1, 2023

Meet Vanessa Perez, the singer-songwriter known as Viper

📸 Photograph courtesy of Danny Gallegos/Alexis Productions Hi, Viper! Tell us a bit about your talents. I’m a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and performer. What neighborhood(s) are you reppin’? I live off of Flagler which is really cool cause I’m about 20 minutes away from everything! What brings you most alive about the 305? Miami is full […]

Locals to Know / July 31, 2023