Stories with 'downtown miami' tag

Made by hand with love

On a shelf in the bakery section of Whole Foods, there’s a package of baklava with a label that reads “Prepared with Love by Syrian Refugee Women in Miami.” The journey of getting that baklava on that shelf was a long one led by Christa Tawil, a Syrian refugee who started Zaytouna Foods in 2017. […]

/ January 14, 2019


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


Video: History meets hospitality at the Copper Door B&B

Chefs Jamila Ross and Akino West recently converted an abandoned 1940s motel in historic Overtown into a vintage-styled bed-and-breakfast concept that’s equal parts love and hospitality. The Copper Door B&B features 22 rooms, three private suites, and a banquet table where travelers can share stories over a homemade breakfast prepared by the couple. Sure, you’ve […]

/ January 3, 2019


How Miami can benefit from giving “guerrilla tactics” a chance to thrive

Dana Wall with Street Plans argues that innovative “pilot” programs to create new spaces and infrastructure in Miami have to be given a real chance to thrive if the city wants to improve transit and pedestrian infrastructure.

/ December 19, 2018


How to experience Art Basel 2018 like a broke VIP

Here’s how to do Art Basel on the cheap, to live your VIP dreams while living on a not-so VIP salary.

/ November 30, 2018


Here’s your guide to the best Instagram spots during Art Basel 2018

Let’s be real: We know that one of the major draws of Art Basel fairs and galleries is getting that perfect pic or selfie. Here’s where to make it happen.

/ November 30, 2018


Here’s what to check out on each day of Art Basel 2018

Here’s your day-by-day guide to Art Basel 2018.

/ November 30, 2018


Here’s how this Downtown Miami resident’s vision for a new destination is coming to life

Steve Dutton’s Avenue 3 project for Downtown Miami looks to create a pedestrian-friendly destination in the heart of the city.

/ October 15, 2018


Remember When… Miami’s Bayfront Park had its own library

We took a look at the history of Miami’s Bayfront Park and Bayside.

/ September 20, 2018


Remember When… The Seybold brought shine to Downtown Miami

The Seybold building brought shine and jewelry to Downtown Miami and has remained an attraction for nearly a century.

/ July 16, 2018