History

Why are Hialeah’s streets different from the rest of Miami? Let us explain

Long story short, Hialeah’s always kind of done its own thing. And that extends to creating a street grid that’s different from Miami.

/ July 25, 2018


How’d a grapefruit farmer end up getting a major Miami road named after him?

Charles Le Jeune was a successful grapefruit farmer in Miami’s early days and ended up getting a major road named in his honor.

/ July 17, 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


How’d a car end up on the side of a Miami office building? We’ve got the answer

Ever wondered how that random car ended up attached to a building on Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard? We’ve got the answer.

/ July 12, 2018


Remember When… You could take a train to the Florida Keys?

We took a look at the train that came before Brightline, the Florida East Coast Railway.

/ July 5, 2018


The artistic resurrection Lincoln Road needed

pc: Zack Balber It was close to midnight and Lincoln Road was quiet and deserted. A typical night for the area back in the late 1980s. The silence through the architect Morris Lapidus’ designs was broken by a group of young artists that had recently taken over storefronts on Lincoln Road, as they jumped into […]

/ July 3, 2018


The Colony: A Theatre That Looks Like Miami

Miami has a multilingual and multicultural voice, and the Colony Theatre, along with Miami New Drama, is making sure to magnify it on stage for a local and international community.   Today, the Colony Theatre stands on Lincoln Road opening its doors to everyone in Miami and shares the responsibility of telling the diverse stories […]

/ June 29, 2018


Remember When… This landmark was Miami’s Ellis Island?

We took a look at the history of Miami’s iconic landmark for Cuban immigrants, the Freedom Tower.

/ June 22, 2018


Remember When… The OG Hurricane hit Miami?

We took a look at a hurricane that had a huge impact on the Miami we know today, the Great Hurricane of 1926.

/ June 8, 2018


Three women of color overlooked in SoFlo history

As we started digging during women’s history month into the stories of those who helped to shape the Magic City, we noticed that pretty much all the women getting shoutouts were white. So we asked you for suggestions of women who the history books missed.

/ April 1, 2018