(12 posts)

Nicole Martinez of Fountainhead Studios

Meet the local inviting fellow Miamians to engage with artists in their studios

📸 Photo Credit: Karli Evans/All Seeing Media Tell us about your work — your job and/or any volunteer work.  I am the Associate Director at Fountainhead Arts, the only live/work residency in Miami welcoming national and international artists to Miami for a month at a time. I love my work because what we do directly impacts artists […]

Locals to Know / May 16, 2022

Get to know Karla Karlee Rima @thegrovegirl

Meet Coconut Grove’s “original micro-influencer”

Photo provided by Karla Rima Learn more about The Rounds, Miami’s first zero-waste delivery-refill service, featuring pantry staples and local favorites Who are you? I’m a local, a parent, an activist, a forward thinker and a seeker of all things fun and educational! What professional and/or volunteer work do you do? I split my days wearing […]

Things to do / May 9, 2022

What to do during the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

How to get in on the action of the Miami Grand Prix

🏎️ All About the Miami Grand Prix By Grace DeWitt Start your engines, Miami. It’s Friday, and race weekend has finally arrived. The entirety of my Formula 1 fandom consists of attending the fan festival in Downtown Miami back in 2018. As someone who knows basically nothing about the sport, I can still confidently say it’s a […]

Things to do / May 6, 2022

Spend Mother's Day in Miami in the Everglades.

Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

With Mother’s Day around the corner, here are some ways to celebrate for moms of every interest: For the mom who likes rosé: Time Out Market is hosting a special rosé brunch. $65 gets families a welcome rosé, unlimited mimosas and tastings of La Fête Rosé, and a $25 gift card to use anywhere at the […]

Things to do / May 6, 2022

Local Biz Spotlight on BrainStation Miami

Produced for BrainStation Miami by The New Tropic Creative Studio First, tell us where we can find you online/neighborhood. You can find us at BrainStation.io and at our newly expanded (and newly muraled) campus in Wynwood, the heart of Miami’s booming tech industry.  Please describe your business and the services you offer. What do you […]

Civic Engagement / May 5, 2022

Local Biz Spotlight on Radical Partners and their 10 Days of Connection

Produced for Radical Partners by The New Tropic Creative Studio Hey there, Miami.  Every year since 2016, the local social impact accelerator group, Radical Partners, puts on 10 Days of Connection, a 10-day initiative meant to spark connection in our community. From May 1 to May 10, events are held all across Miami-Dade — from […]

Civic Engagement / May 2, 2022

Locals to Know: Meet Carmen Pelaez, playwright, performer and director with Miami New Drama

Photo provided by Rafael Guillén Tell us about your work — your job and/or any volunteer work.  I’m a playwright, performer and director — basically, I love to tell stories in any medium I can. I also work with various advocacy groups, mostly Miami Freedom Project, but also on President Joe Biden’s Cuban-American leader advisory team. […]

Locals to Know / May 2, 2022

Locals to know: Meet Laura Paresky Gould of @miamicolortheory

Photo provided by Viveca Ljung Who are you? What do you do? I’m an artist, photographer, graphic designer, and a mom of three teenagers and two Rottweilers. My latest creative project is @miamicolortheory, an Instagram account documenting the colors and elements of Miami, all shot on an iPhone. The series somehow pulls together my earlier careers: […]

Locals to Know / April 25, 2022

Locals to know: Meet Lolo Reskin, a former Girl Scout and founder of Sweat Records

Let’s kick this Q&A off the right way: what’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie?  Thin Mints, in the fridge or freezer. If there was a Miami badge for Girl Scouts, what three tasks would need to be completed to earn the badge?  Visit our natural parks (Everglades, Biscayne, Oleta, etc), try foods from all the […]

Locals to Know / April 18, 2022

Christina Pettersson

Locals to know: Meet Christina Pettersson, local artist and self-proclaimed Everglades Witch

Tell us about your work — your job and/or any volunteer work.  I grew up in Miami and have spent a lifetime exploring and researching the (often dark) human history of Florida and the Deep South at large — especially the Everglades that I love so much. My art practice focuses on how human history […]

Locals to Know / April 11, 2022