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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


How to get rewarded for your daily commute

How do free Lyft and Uber credits sound? (🎨: Velocia) TRY THIS: Velocia is a free mobility app that rewards people for getting out of single-occupancy vehicles, and it just launched in Miami. The app rewards you for riding Metrobus, Metrorail, hopping on a Citi Bike or e-scooting that first mile/last mile of your trip. […]

/ October 1, 2019


The Gold Coast Railroad Museum is Miami’s Hidden Treasure

THE MUSEUM: Cully Waggoner has coined the term “train-scendental meditation.” He’s the chief of training at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum and can teach you how to drive a train. The Gold Coast Railroad Museum, established in 1957, is a hidden treasure in Miami. It’s home to more than 40 historic railcars, including the “Ferdinand Magellan” Presidential […]

/ March 27, 2019


Changemakers: Meet the Miamians who are shaping our transportation future

When it comes to getting around Miami, the struggle is real. Traffic is now a daily fact of life for many of us, and, as Miami continues to grow, the need for solutions and alternatives to the gridlock has become all the more urgent. For our latest Changemaker series, we met up with a handful […]

/ February 15, 2019


Video: Rethinking Miami’s Public Transit

Ever ride the bus for 24 hours for fun? We didn’t think so, but we found someone who did. You won’t meet many people like Azhar Chougle. During the day, he’s either “thinking about transit, talking about transit or on transit,” he said. Azhar is the director of Transit Alliance Miami, a non-profit organization advocating […]

/ February 15, 2019


Video: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019