Neighborhoods

Half a century of Goodwill

There are more than 475,000 people of working age living with a disability in Miami-Dade County and for decades Goodwill of South Florida has worked to train and employ people with disabilities here in the 305. They provide job training in apparel manufacturing, custodial and laundry services. And at their headquarters in Allapattah, they manufacture military uniforms […]

/ November 13, 2019


A “typical” Sunday in Allapattah

So you think you can dance? Well, at Club Tipico you can show off your bachata, salsa, merengue or reggaeton moves seven days a week — always for fun, and sometimes for cash. This is the spot in Allapattah, a.k.a Little Santo Domingo, where locals have been coming to do something typically Dominican — eat, […]

/ November 13, 2019


Lechón y reggaeton

Papo Llega y Pon is one of Allapattah’s oldest businesses, and it’s serving up one of Miami’s biggest pan con lechon sandwiches. Take their Cuban flautas for example. They sell for $16, are about two feet long, and can serve up to four people. So whether you come for the pan con lechon or stay […]

/ November 13, 2019


Jackfruit and canistel and mangosteen, oh my

Even if you’ve lived in Miami your entire life, Robert is Here has a selection of tropical fruits you may never have heard of before — and milkshakes worth adventuring into Homestead for. If you hop off the 35 or 344 bus at S. Redland Rd. And W. Palm Dr., you’ll find Robert is Here […]

/ November 12, 2019


Levitation? Electromagnetism? Ancient Aliens?

Everyone has theories about how Coral Castle was built, but none have actually been proven. What we do know is that Edward Leedskalnin moved from Latvia in 1923 and spent 28 years building Rock Gate Park as a monument to the love of his life.  Edward only worked at night and no one ever saw […]

/ November 12, 2019


Ernesto’s: Fresh and flavorful in Cutler Bay

Across the street from the Busway & SW 200 St. bus stop in Cutler Bay, there’s a Mexican restaurant that’s been in business for more than 20 years: Ernesto’s Taco Shop.  Its kitchen manager, Carlos Bedoya, never thought he’d work in a Mexican restaurant, but this November will be his eighth year working at Ernesto’s. […]

/ November 12, 2019


You don’t have to travel north for the arts

When Hurricane Andrew devastated Cutler Bay and surrounding areas, the federal government set aside money to help rebuild the southern end of the county. The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center was born as part of these rebuilding efforts. Since 2011, it’s been the mission of the SMDCAC to provide various opportunities for the community to […]

/ November 12, 2019


Where to go for a hearty American-style meal

We only have a handful of classic style diners in Miami, but Wagon’s West helps fill that gap with large servings, great food, and classic Americana decor. Walter “Wally” Munch has been serving hearty portions and friendly service 7 days a week for 40 years. And once you step inside Wagon’s West, it’s easy to […]

/ November 12, 2019


Hyperlocal Lattes

There’s nothing quite like hanging out at a great coffee shop that gets the ‘vibes’ just right, and that’s what you’ll get at Brewing Buddha Cafe & Arthouse.  Jordan and Cassidy are brothers and co-owners of this Pinecrest art gallery / tea and coffee shop that’s bringing hyperlocal lattes to Pinecrest – where they grew […]

/ November 12, 2019


What are some of the names and people to know in Hialeah’s underground music scene?

What are some of the highlights of Hialeah’s music scene? We spoke to a few musicians to get an answer.

/ November 6, 2019