Neighborhoods

Greater Miami’s Native American history

Outside of their reservations, today the legacy of Greater Miami’s indigenous peoples primarily lives on in our place names. “Miami” itself comes from the word mayaimi (primarily credited to the Calusa) meaning “big water.” (Dade, by the way, is the surname of Major Francis L. Dade, who fought and was killed in the “second” of the Seminole […]

/ October 7, 2022


Little Haiti unfiltered

Join local photographer Alain Pierre-Louis on a visual journey through Little Haiti. From rara to punk rock, Vodou to Catholic mass, he’s exploring the one Miami neighborhood he’s never been able to resist.

/ May 15, 2022


Big history of Little Haiti

To know Little Haiti, you need to look further than Miami. From a group of slaves overthrowing their masters to form a new country, to community leaders coming together to form a new neighborhood, Little Haiti’s roots stretch way back.

/ May 15, 2022


A look at Miami’s biggest restaurant openings and closings of 2021

Chug’s is one of the many notable new spots that joined the South Florida food scene this year. (📸: @anto.re) By Geoffrey and Dianne at Miami Food Pug After a crazy 2020, nobody knew what to expect in 2021. With 2022 now right around the corner, it feels safe to say that things were a […]

/ December 20, 2021


How Wynwood BID Transformed Its Titular Neighborhood Into an International Art Destination

Wynwood didn’t become the beating heart of Miami’s art scene overnight. Its evolution into an open-air celebration of creativity was spurred largely by the Wynwood Business Improvement District (otherwise known as Wynwood BID, or more simply, the BID).  Wynwood was a very different place in both looks and reputation before the BID channeled its efforts […]

/ November 13, 2021


Manny Gonzalez shares how Wynwood BID helped make Miami’s iconic art neighborhood what it is today

Join us for a roundtable chat next week with Manny and the executive directors for the Lincoln Road BID and Coconut Grove BID. RSVP to join. Let’s say you’re a small, bustling neighborhood in Miami and you want to — no, need to — grow and progress without sacrificing your unique artistic and industrial character along […]

/ November 1, 2021


How to do downtown Miami in a day – a guide for locals by locals

In A Considered Afternoon, we explore itineraries for decidedly local weekend afternoons spent discovering Miami’s hidden corners and unexpected treasures. Downtown is suits and ties and the 9-to-5 grind to many of us, but with an influx of new residents, a ton of history and some surprising culture, it’s also a fun place to spend a Saturday.

/ July 22, 2021


How to Make Ceviche Miami-Style

Need a fast, fresh meal? Step away from the stove and serve up some delicious Miami seafood with this exclusive video lesson and recipe from My Ceviche executive chef Sam Gorenstein.

/ July 8, 2021


Miami Grime: A tour of beloved Miami dive bars

Sometimes what the spirit needs is just a good old watering hole to seek refuge. No frills. No bullshit. And no $13 drinks that take an hour to make and burn a hole in your pocket faster than you can say “Cheers!” Join local Paula Echevarria on a tour of some beloved Miami dive bars.

/ July 1, 2021


A ‘serious museum’ in a tourist playground

Tucked between a pizza place and a late-night diner, you just might stumble into Miami’s quirkiest museum. It’s full of objects collected by one man who has lived all around the world.

/ June 8, 2021