Stories with 'city of miami' tag

Video: Meet Overtown’s RBG, Ms. Jackie Bell

At 81, Jackie Bell is far from retirement. She may not have a computer or a smartphone, but what she lacks in technology, she makes up for in resilience. She remembers the Overtown she grew up in, before the construction of I-95 drove businesses out of the community. “You didn’t know you were segregated,” she […]

/ January 10, 2019

Referendum 3: Strong mayor

The third referendum on the City of Miami ballot is a vote on whether to make the mayor a “strong mayor.”

/ October 15, 2018

8 things to know ahead of the David Beckham Miami stadium vote

The City of Miami commission is set to decide whether to send David Beckham’s plan for a new soccer stadium deal to voters.

/ July 16, 2018

Jon Smith Subs to Open its Newest Restaurant in Miami!

Taste the thrill of the grill and celebrate the FIRST Jon Smith Subs® in Miami! Jon Smith Subs will be hosting the grand opening of its Miami location on Sat., March 3, 2018 starting at 10:30 a.m.   The Grand Opening Celebration will offer fun for the whole family, and an opportunity to enjoy Jon Smith […]

/ February 27, 2018

Samsung x WeWork

Samsung x WeWork aims to explore the relationship between self-promotion and perception – and their net effect on business growth, ideation and making. What is the value of thought, theory, prototyping and building? Which is most important and why? Join us for a panel discussion with: Alain Macklovitch (A-Trak) Dave Macklovitch (Chromeo) Lars Hemming (Virtue) […]

/ January 10, 2018

Five things that will change Miami in 2018

We took a look at five things happening in 2018 that will change the way you live in the Magic City.

/ January 9, 2018

Miami and Miami Beach November 2017 election results

(Courtesy of justgrimes/flickr creative commons) The results are in. These are your new leaders (except for District 3, that one’s headed to a runoff), and this is how you voted on your city proposals. City of Miami: Mayor Francis Suarez District 3 This is headed to a runoff because no candidate topped 50 percent. Joe Carollo came […]

/ November 7, 2017

Engage Miami Presents: Candidate Close-Up with Francis Suarez

Come meet Commissioner Francis Suarez, our potential next mayor of Miami, and get all your questions in about issues relating to the city of Miami and its future. Commissioner Suarez will discuss his platform for mayor with Billy Corben of ESPN’S 30 for 30 “The U” fame. Convenient free parking available for the event at […]

/ October 23, 2017

Retaking a seat after a special election

The fifth proposal on the City of Miami ballot is an amendment that would give a seat back if the official left it because of allegations of misconduct.

/ October 25, 2017

Auditor general changes, pt. 1

Voting on this proposal means you’re deciding whether the Office of the Auditor General should increase its independence.

/ October 25, 2017