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Meet the Vice City Rollers, our local roller derby stars

Derby feels a bit like being about to vomit and a bit like having an orgasm, says team member Leah Barsanti.

/ March 23, 2017


How a single water-bottle refill station became a full-time career

How a private citizen accidentally became a full-time environmental activist after applying to The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge.

/ March 23, 2017


How Friends of The West End plan to make West Kendall cool

The West Kendall dilemma: How do you make the community more than a place where people go home to sleep?

/ March 21, 2017


Eight lifehacks for happiness from the World Happiness Summit

There’s no magic elixir for happiness, but these eight tips from a pro could nudge you towards a little more positivity in your daily life.

/ March 16, 2017


Climate change will hit the poorest hardest. Meet three women changing that.

Meet three women of color making sure their neighborhoods are prepared for unprecedented rates of climate change.

/ March 12, 2017


We’re still fighting for the things Ruth Shack fought for in 1976

Ruth Shack was the force behind Miami’s first protections for the LGBT community and she tried to break the glass ceiling by running for mayor.

/ March 8, 2017


Happy 305 day!

We asked all of you to submit the Miami you know so we could stitch together a living album of the city we live in and love to call home. There was a whole lotta beaching, playing with some pups, and exploring the beautiful Everglades. Also arepas. Thanks for sharing and happy 305 day!

/ March 5, 2017


In 10 years, Guitars over Guns learned one big lesson: ‘Keep showing up’

Chad Bernstein, the Guitars over Guns founder, thinks music can help young people rise above their circumstances.

/ March 2, 2017


Borscht is not just a Russian beet soup. It’s also the quirky film collective that made Moonlight happen.

How a film collaborative named after a Russian soup brought Tarell Alvin McCraney and Barry Jenkins together to produce the best movie of the year.

/ February 28, 2017


Digging through DJ Le Spam’s record collection

DJ Le Spam, aka Andrew Yeomanson, had been DJing in Miami for years already when a fellow DJ in Kansas City turned him onto an awesome made-in-Miami record. That’s when he got “extra obsessed” with searching for Miami stuff.

/ February 21, 2017