History

How house music came to Miami (It was way before Ultra)

Back in the 1980s, when South Beach was basically a retirement community full of cheap real estate, these two guys were driving around playing house music out of a truck. Then came the Winter Music Conference.

/ January 9, 2017


How Mi Burrito Sabanero became Miami’s ultimate Christmas jam

Tuki, tuki, tuki, tuki, tuki, tukita.

/ December 26, 2016


A brief history of South Dade

Driving south from Downtown Miami towards the Everglades, the landscape transforms from a concrete jungle to a lush, pastoral expanse. Explore the area’s long history, tracing its incredible transformation from a marshy mosquito-filled wilderness to a thriving agricultural community.

/ December 11, 2016


South Dade History

South Dade transformed from a marshy mosquito-filled wilderness into a thriving agricultural community in a century, then rebounded from a devastating hurricane.

/ December 11, 2016


You’re dining with the dead at Joe’s Stone Crab

There are bodies buried at Joe’s Stone Crab — and we’re not talking crustaceans.

/ October 30, 2016


The history of the lush, weird, magnificent Kampong

The Kampong was once the residence of famed botanist David Fairchild, who loved it because it reminded him of Java.

/ October 16, 2016


South Beach History

South Beach has been a place to be since the 1920s, and Lincoln Road, the backbone of South Beach, was built to become the Fifth Avenue of the south. While it may not have reached those heights, it played a key role in LGBT history, hosting the first ever gay pride parade in 1972.

/ September 5, 2016


Happy Birthday, Miami!

On this day 120 years ago, this great city of Miami was born. We looked at the movers and shakers that made the Magic City what it is today.

/ July 27, 2016


North Beach History

There’s a crazy history behind this laid-back neighborhood. The fight to maintain the eye-catching MiMo architecture shows that North Beach’s history still defines the neighborhood today.

/ July 25, 2016


Wayback machine, the North Beach edition

Before North Beach was a haven for all sorts of people, it was a beloved hangout of northern tourists and gamblers.

/ July 25, 2016