Downtown

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


All aboard the Florida East Coast Railway

Before there were highways, there were railroads. Take a train ride into the past and discover the history of the Florida East Coast Railway.

/ February 15, 2021


Take a trip through time in Downtown Miami

We’re a young city with a long history, and nowhere is that more obvious than Downtown. Let’s explore the soaring heights and drastic declines that have defined Miami’s first neighborhood.

/ January 18, 2021


District 5 Miami-Dade Special Election Voter Guide

Here’s a guide to the District 5 Miami-Dade county commission special election and the runoff election on June 19.

/ June 6, 2018


Eileen Higgins

Eileen Higgins is one of the four candidates for the District 5 Miami-Dade county commission seat.

/ April 25, 2018


Carlos Garin

Carlos Garin is one of the four candidates for the District 5 Miami-Dade county commission seat.

/ April 25, 2018


Alex Diaz de la Portilla

Alex Diaz de la Portilla is one of the four candidates for the District 5 Miami-Dade county commission seat.

/ April 25, 2018


Zoraida Barreiro

Zoraida Barreiro is one of the four candidates for the District 5 Miami-Dade county commission seat.

/ April 25, 2018


Downtown on your downtime

Hop off your workweek grind and take a mental health day to rediscover downtown Miami.

/ August 28, 2017


Taylor the Chef is serving up books in Omni Park

You probably haven’t heard of Taylor Moxey, but you probably know the 11-year-old wonder-kid who goes by Taylor The Chef. She’s the one behind Omni Park’s container library.

/ June 18, 2017