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How To Help The Black Collective

As we were compiling places and causes to help you immerse yourself in fighting racial justice, we realized–there are SO many incredible organizations that have been doing just that and more for so long. So we asked them about it.  Name of the Organization: The Black Collective   IG Handle / Website: @theblkcollective  www.theblkcollective.org In a […]

/ June 11, 2020


Teaching in times of COVID

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the 4th largest school district in the country serving over 350,000 students. In order to  finish out the school year during the COVID crisis, the district–and teachers–had to adapt practically in real time to finish the school year while bridging the digital divide. Not to mention, making sure students there […]

/ May 31, 2020


Your View: Non-Profits Find A Way To Carry On


Written by Estefania Garcia Non-profit organizations are used to doing a lot with limited resources. Relying on financial donations to function can be challenging in the best of times. Now, they face a situation where the need for their services is even greater while resources are stretched even thinner. According to the United Way of […]

/ May 27, 2020


Small Biz Spotlight: The Tank Brewing Company

Every Tuesday, we feature a small business you love and is doing something cool in the community. Have a small biz you want to shoutout? Reach out at [email protected]! Name: C​arlos Padron, owner of The Tank Brewing Co. Business:​ ​The Tank Brewing Co. Address: ​5100 NW 72nd Ave A-1, Miami, FL 33166 Your story in […]

/ May 25, 2020


A Tale of a Perfect Pandemic Wedding

A perfectly picturesque pandemic wedding. Meet a couple who, when presented with the option of waiting a year to get married due to the pandemic or celebrate virtually, opted for the latter. Here’s Tiffany and Wadih’s story.  Names: Tiffany Lorente & Wadih Pazos Occupations: Tiffany is a Legislative Assistant at the Florida Senate and Wadih […]

/ May 19, 2020


‘The conversation needed to be shifted’: How ‘The Tranz Form’ wants to transform narratives about trans womxn of color

“The Tranz Form” docuseries will take a look at three trans womxn of color in Miami and highlight their lives and experiences.

/ March 1, 2020


Miami Gardens XPress trains to be great

Miami Gardens was most recently the host of one of the biggest sports events in the world, but their local track-and-field program has been making headlines since 2008. Miami Gardens XPress is one of the top-ranked track-and-field programs in the country, with more than 300 members between the ages of 5 and 18. And they […]

/ February 5, 2020


Inside Miami’s only Ethiopian restaurant

Ethiopia is nearly 8,000 miles from Miami, but a quick trip to Miami Gardens is all you need to find some authentic Ethiopian cuisine. Eka Wassel has been cooking since she was 15 years old, and just two years ago, she and her husband opened Awash, Miami’s only Ethiopian restaurant — where they serve Eka’s […]

/ January 31, 2020


A taste of heaven in Miami Gardens

Ice Cream Heaven is bringing a lot of flavor and a little fun to Miami Gardens. Just scope out their menu, and you’ll see what we mean. You can order a BIG A– ice cream sandwich. Yep, that’s what it’s called, and it’s as big as it sounds. But don’t worry, you don’t have to go […]

/ January 8, 2020


Ñooo! ¡Que Nostalgia!

  Did you grow up in Miami in the 90s? If you did, you might remember the loud and colorful ads for Hialeah staple, Ñooo Que Barato. Well, we took a trip to the store to figure out how a shop simply known as “Clothing Machine” transformed into an iconic spot that still inspires tributes […]

/ November 26, 2019