Your View

American Dream Miami is actually a nightmare

The mega mall/theme park is the opposite of what we need in Miami-Dade County. But I was the only one to vote against it.

/ May 28, 2018


I picked up a literal ton of trash in our mangrove forests.

If I hadn’t, it would have eventually ended up in your food.

/ April 15, 2018


Does ‘never again’ apply to me, too?

I noticed something after the Parkland shooting: that their tragedy gets national headlines, while we have people dropping like flies every day in Liberty City – and for us, there is silence.

/ March 25, 2018


8 ways YOU can help tackle our housing affordability crisis

We have a real crisis on your hands. But you don’t have to be an expert in housing or take on this issue as your full time job to make a difference.

/ February 20, 2018


A mother’s view: How do we send our kids to school after Parkland?

If you are a parent in America, you cannot afford the luxury of heaving a sigh of relief because the violence didn’t unfold in your school, church or college. Eventually it will be us.

/ February 16, 2018


Why Kubs Lalchandani is running in District 113

District 113 is a hub of entrepreneurship, a center of art and culture, and has maybe the most beautiful beaches in the world. But all of the country’s big issues are also here, like sea level rise, lack of affordable housing, and massive wealth disparity.

/ February 4, 2018


President Trump knows nothing about Haitians

Last week, President Trump called Haiti a “shithole” country. He only says that because he doesn’t know Haiti, or Haitians.

/ January 15, 2018


Cheers to three great years, Miami – and many more

We started with a love letter to Miami, our fellow locals, and the banana hammock guy.
That banana hammock guy is still out there riding around, and so are we.

/ January 11, 2018


Why ending Temporary Protective Status for our Haitian community is the wrong decision

Patricia Elizee is the managing partner of a Miami-based immigration and family law firm and argues why ending Temporary Protective Status for Haitians is the wrong call.

/ November 21, 2017


This is what happens when we step outside our silo

Alejandro Gonzalez was one of dozens of Miamians who hosted a “My Miami Story” conversation on Oct. 17. Everyone there met someone they never would have met otherwise.

/ November 16, 2017