Neighborhoods

Reading with Style

Michael Stephens is a mastergroomer and “barberpreneur.” He also believes that reading is the foundation of all education. And now he’s combined those passions. How? By teaming up with the City of Miami Gardens on “Reading with Style,” a program that uses haircuts to get kids reading more. HOW IT WORKS: Children’s books are made […]

/ February 20, 2020


Spotlight on Miami Gardens

Ready to explore Miami Gardens? We’ve got you covered.

/ February 19, 2020


When did Miami Gardens become a majority black area in Miami-Dade?

One of our readers asked about when Miami Gardens became a predominately black area, and we did some digging to find an answer.

/ February 16, 2020


Miami Gardens XPress trains to be great

Miami Gardens was most recently the host of one of the biggest sports events in the world, but their local track-and-field program has been making headlines since 2008. Miami Gardens XPress is one of the top-ranked track-and-field programs in the country, with more than 300 members between the ages of 5 and 18. And they […]

/ February 5, 2020


Inside Miami’s only Ethiopian restaurant

Ethiopia is nearly 8,000 miles from Miami, but a quick trip to Miami Gardens is all you need to find some authentic Ethiopian cuisine. Eka Wassel has been cooking since she was 15 years old, and just two years ago, she and her husband opened Awash, Miami’s only Ethiopian restaurant — where they serve Eka’s […]

/ January 31, 2020


What are your questions about Miami Gardens?

Got questions about Miami Gardens? Submit them and we’ll dig for the answers.

/ January 13, 2020


A taste of heaven in Miami Gardens

Ice Cream Heaven is bringing a lot of flavor and a little fun to Miami Gardens. Just scope out their menu, and you’ll see what we mean. You can order a BIG A– ice cream sandwich. Yep, that’s what it’s called, and it’s as big as it sounds. But don’t worry, you don’t have to go […]

/ January 8, 2020


How a historic church became a Sanctuary for the Arts

Some veteran artists and arts supporters have come together to transform a historic Coral Gables church into a new arts institution called the Sanctuary of the Arts.

/ December 19, 2019


Beyond ‘Moonlight:’ This Miami filmmaker has more stories to tell in Liberty City

Faren Humes worked on the set of “Moonlight” and now the Miami native is ready to tell her own feature-length story about Liberty City.

/ December 18, 2019


Spotlight on Hialeah

Want to learn more about Hialeah? We’ve got you covered.

/ December 10, 2019