History

Overtown: A Miami neighborhood full of history and promise

Once known as “Colored Town,” Miami’s Overtown neighborhood has a vibrant and full history. It’s also currently experiencing a renaissance driven by locals who grew up there and newcomers inspired by the opportunity to support a community rebuilding itself. The Lyric Theatre has been renovated and reopened and new businesses like Lil’ Greenhouse Grill and […]

/ January 9, 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


In the know about Lincoln Road

Shopping. Dining. People watching. These are well-known attributes of Lincoln Road. But did you know…

/ October 6, 2018


Lincoln Road walking tour (video)

Grab an ice cream cone and join us on a quick highlight tour of one of Miami Beach’s most popular attractions.

/ October 6, 2018


How Lincoln Road was made (video)

From mangroves to happy hours, check out how Lincoln Road was made.

/ October 6, 2018


Remember When… Miami’s Bayfront Park had its own library

We took a look at the history of Miami’s Bayfront Park and Bayside.

/ September 20, 2018


MMA fights to weddings: here’s what happens at the Scottish Rite Temple in Miami

None of it has anything to do with Scotland.

/ September 10, 2018


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