Business

‘Miami speaks with an accent’

Miami New Drama’s ‘One Night in Miami’ told the story of the fight that put boxing champ Muhammad Ali on the map. Photo by Stian Roenning A year ago, Miami New Drama went viral. The theater’s marquee on Lincoln Road proclaimed: “COLONY THEATRE PROUDLY REPRESENTS ARTISTS FROM SH!THOLE COUNTRIES.” Miami New Drama’s bold, persistent responses […]

/ January 16, 2019


Made by hand with love

On a shelf in the bakery section of Whole Foods, there’s a package of baklava with a label that reads “Prepared with Love by Syrian Refugee Women in Miami.” The journey of getting that baklava on that shelf was a long one led by Christa Tawil, a Syrian refugee who started Zaytouna Foods in 2017. […]

/ January 14, 2019


Video: Meet Overtown’s RBG, Ms. Jackie Bell

At 81, Jackie Bell is far from retirement. She may not have a computer or a smartphone, but what she lacks in technology, she makes up for in resilience. She remembers the Overtown she grew up in, before the construction of I-95 drove businesses out of the community. “You didn’t know you were segregated,” she […]

/ January 10, 2019


Video: History meets hospitality at the Copper Door B&B

Chefs Jamila Ross and Akino West recently converted an abandoned 1940s motel in historic Overtown into a vintage-styled bed-and-breakfast concept that’s equal parts love and hospitality. The Copper Door B&B features 22 rooms, three private suites, and a banquet table where travelers can share stories over a homemade breakfast prepared by the couple. Sure, you’ve […]

/ January 3, 2019


For Art’s Sake

Art in Miami is a $1.4 billion dollar industry. Yup, you read that right. Billion with a “b”. Then how are so many local artists and creatives still struggling and not seeing any of that money?

/ November 2, 2018


Opportunity Knocks on CIC’s Front Door

Nestled between Overtown and Allapattah, CIC’s Miami office is located in what’s known as an Opportunity Zone, an economically-distressed community where investments into area businesses may be eligible for tax breaks.

/ November 1, 2018


Remember When… The Seybold brought shine to Downtown Miami

The Seybold building brought shine and jewelry to Downtown Miami and has remained an attraction for nearly a century.

/ July 16, 2018


The latest concept for shipping containers in Miami? A shelter for the homeless

Shipping containers have been repurposed for just about everything, and now a Miami company is considering them for housing the homeless.

/ June 21, 2018


Can a street redesign bring business to Downtown Miami? This resident hopes so

Downtown Miami resident Stephen Dutton hopes his Avenue 3 concept can bring new life to the neighborhood.

/ June 21, 2018


Miami: Take our quiz to learn how to get dollars back in your pocket

We know that tax season can be a little confusing so we made this quiz to test your tax knowledge and help you get your hard-earned money.

/ February 28, 2018