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Brace yourself *|FNAME|*. It’s Miami Music Week and college spring break. Good luck out there. (P.S. If your plan is to dive into the madness, here’s Miami.com’s guide to all the Music Week parties.)

Tryna hold onto this peaceful spot in Big Cypress National Preserve as we head into a week of untz untz untz… (📷@sereiafilms)

THE WOMEN HISTORY OVERLOOKED

In honor of women’s history month we’ve been highlighting some of the women who built South Florida into the place we know today, including some suggested by you. (Thank you for sending those along!)

But we noticed one thing – most of the women recognized have been white, and that’s a pretty incomplete picture of our history, especially here. Immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean have been part of SoFlo’s development from the beginning.

We were inspired by the New York Times “Overlooked” series, which has been sharing the stories of powerful women who didn’t make the obituary pages at the time of their death because back then, pretty much only white men did.

Who are the women of color in South Florida history that society missed? Just hit reply to the newsletter and let us know. We want to tell their stories too.

WHAT WE'VE LEARNED ABOUT THE BRIDGE COLLAPSE

With so much information coming out about the FIU bridge collapse, today we’re focusing our news update on that. 

Oops. In Friday’s newsletter, we mentioned O Cinema locations in Miami Shores and Wynwood, but the organization no longer has a Miami Shores location.

YOU COMPLETE ME

Complete Streets take cyclists and buses into account, with a dedicated lane for each. A pilot program in Downtown Miami makes the street safer for pedestrians, cyclists and transit riders, and it doesn’t slow down traffic. Give Miami-Dade Transit your feedback on which streets you’d like to see completed.

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BULLETIN BOARD

What’s this? It’s a new feature that will show up every Monday. What you’ll find here: things like calls for applications, workshops, and civic opportunities around Miami. If you’ve got a suggestion for what to include, hit us up at [email protected]

  • Want a spot at the Wynwood Yard for your food or beverage concept? They’re on the hunt for the next entrepreneurs to level up Miami’s culinary scene. Apply to be a part of their pitch night. Winners will get cash and a space at the Yard to test their concept, among other things. The deadline is March 23.
  • 500 Startups’ first Miami bootcamp is March 27-28 and the deadline to apply is TOMORROW. Who should apply: founders, CEOs, CMPs, etc. at seed-stage tech startups. Find out more here.
  • Aminta Ventures is on the hunt for female-founded and female-led Florida startups to pitch a panel of female angel investors for a shot at a $15,000 investment. Apply to be one of those finalists here. Applications close March 25.
  • Social impact accelerator Radical Partners is looking for 10 outstanding locals who are making their neighborhoods stronger to be a part of their #NeighborhoodHeroes Leadership Lab. Apply here, or recommend someone here. Applications close March 30.

EVENTS

PARTNER EVENTS
AROUND TOWN

THAT’S ALL FOR TODAY.

We’ll leave you with this review of Salt Bae’s new Brickell restaurant. The tl;dr version? Don’t bother, because you won’t even get a selfie with the man himself – Salt Bae is nowhere to be found.