Neighborhoods

Contributing to the health of West Kendall and beyond

Baptist Health helps West Kendall (and South Florida) stay healthy and happy with interesting events like goat yoga. (📸: Alexa Caravia) Baptist Health cares about supporting the health of our local neighborhoods and building strong communities. The recent addition of a full-service emergency center in West Kendall, coupled with the established West Kendall Baptist Hospital […]

/ April 9, 2019


What are your questions about Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood?

Got questions about Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood? Submit them and we’ll dig for the answers.

/ April 4, 2019


Tea ‘n Sanity has books ‘n more

THE PLACE: Tea ‘n Sanity is the last used book store in Miami-Dade County. Eunice Rodriguez takes in more than 2,000 books every week, but at this shop, you’ll find much more than books. It’s a combination book exchange ‘n medicinal herb shop. Rodriguez is a self-taught herbalist and will custom-blend herbs and essential oils […]

/ March 28, 2019


Neighborhood spotlight on West Kendall

Want to learn more about Miami’s West Kendall neighborhood? We’ve got you covered.

/ March 28, 2019


The Gold Coast Railroad Museum is Miami’s Hidden Treasure

THE MUSEUM: Cully Waggoner has coined the term “train-scendental meditation.” He’s the chief of training at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum and can teach you how to drive a train. The Gold Coast Railroad Museum, established in 1957, is a hidden treasure in Miami. It’s home to more than 40 historic railcars, including the “Ferdinand Magellan” Presidential […]

/ March 27, 2019


DIY Poke Bowl rolls sushi – and ice cream?

THE PLACE: If you’ve ever somehow had a craving for both ice cream and sashimi then this West Kendall spot, DIY Ice Cream Roll and Poke Bowl, is for you. THE FOOD: Tang Chen’s restaurant offers homemade, made-to-order ice cream rolls, sushi and poke bowls. They even offer ice cream “tacos.” They’re open late and they deliver through services like Postmates and Grubhub. TANG’S STORY: Tang moved to Miami in 2017 for the […]

/ March 27, 2019


Wondering how to get involved in West Kendall? We’ve got a few tips

A reader asked us how she could get more involved in West Kendall and we have a few tips.

/ March 25, 2019


Neighborhood spotlight: Working to document Shenandoah’s historic architecture

A look at the 1800 block of SW 11th Terrace between 1920-1930 in the Shenandoah neighborhood of Miami. (📸: Gleason Romer) WHAT IT IS: Shenandoah, a neighborhood just southwest of downtown Miami, is one largest collections of 1920s and 1930s architecture that the city or state hasn’t studied or documented. Megan McLaughlin moved to the […]

/ March 21, 2019


Need to cool off in Miami? Look to West Kendall’s ice arena

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: West Kendall WHAT: Kendall Ice Arena, Miami-Dade county’s only ice sports center, opened its doors in West Kendall almost 20 years ago. THE STORY: At this West Kendall spot, the temperature always runs below 50 degrees. They offer ice hockey and figure skating training programs, summer camps as well as ice skating classes […]

/ March 19, 2019


Helping Miamians explore their backyards

Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., as seen in Liberty City in 2008. Photo by 305mia Miami is a vibrant city filled with equally vibrant neighborhoods that are full of interesting stories to tell. The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to support that storytelling. The Bureau is tasked with promoting our city […]

/ February 25, 2019