Neighborhoods

Cracking open Creole with Little Haiti Book Festival

(📸: @miamibookfair) Miami Book Fair’s celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, Little Haiti Book Festival, is continuing its virtual programming this week. Creole, Creolish: Regionalisms in Haitian Creole is coming up this weekend, and we got a sneak peek at what to expect from M.J. Fievre, the festival’s director. The panel The experts on the panel, […]

/ May 11, 2021


Traditional Cuban meets Nuevo Cubano

Delve into how Little Havana traditions met Miami innovation to transform our city’s food scene.

/ April 26, 2021


Miami history: What was there before?

Everything changes, including some beloved childhood haunts. Take a trip through some treasured spots in Miami’s past, from bakeries, to bowling alleys, to a center for snakes.

/ April 23, 2021


How Cuban food became Miami food

In the first of this two part series, we’re exploring how the evolution of Cuban food in Miami is inextricably linked with the history of Miami’s Cuban culture.

/ April 19, 2021


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 […]

/ April 12, 2021


Hidden histories of Florida’s national parks

South Florida is the land of the strange, full of hidden mysteries. We’ve uncovered five lost tales about Florida’s national parks, from pirate treasure to a secret missile base.

/ March 16, 2021


Shtetl by the Sea

Florida’s Jewish history stretches all the way back to 1565, with more than half a million Jews now calling South Florida home.

/ March 3, 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


Black History In Early Miami

In honor of black history month, we’ll take a look at some of the significant events and figures in the course of Miami’s black history, starting with the settlement of the city through the early 1900s. Plus, join us later this month for a Black History Celebration at Yeelen Gallery.

/ February 3, 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