Stories with 'florida' tag

Here’s what women are facing this legislative session

“Miami Workers Center, NLIRH FL Latina Advocacy Network, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Florida Planned Parenthood Alliance, Tallahassee FL NOW, ACLU of Florida, Women’s March Florida, We Are Florida and more brought activists together from across the state to fight for equal rights in celebration of International Women’s Day. 📷 Florida Immigrant Coalition March 8 is International […]

/ March 7, 2019


Here’s why Florida’s conversation on early learning should focus on brain building, not babysitting

The Children’s Movement of Florida wants to get people talking about brain building when they think of early learning, rather than babysitting. They’ve gotten support from more than 100 mayors for their latest initiative.

/ March 1, 2019


Video: Claps for Mr. Yap

People say Mr. Yap is crazy. But ask him, and he’ll tell you he’s just “crazy happy.” George Yap migrated from Jamaica to Miami in 1976 with $50 in his pocket. With the help of family and friends, he founded Leasa Industries in 1977 inside a dilapidated warehouse in Liberty City. Today, his company is […]

/ February 13, 2019


Video: Meet Eli Stiers, Miami’s Bike Lawyer

Who thinks we can make Miami one of the safest cities to walk and ride in the country? This guy. Eli Stiers is an avid cyclist and Miami transplant from Alabama who has been advocating for safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure throughout Miami-Dade County for more than a decade. He’s also a trial attorney. In […]

/ January 25, 2019


Affordable housing is a big issue in Miami, so we want to know your questions about it

Over the next few weeks we’ve decided to explore the issue of affordable housing in Miami. And we want to know your questions and concerns about housing in the city.

/ January 9, 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


Tell us your questions about the Florida recount

Confused by the Florida recount? We want to help.

/ November 12, 2018


November 2018 Voter Guide

On Nov. 6, Miami-Dade County voters will vote for a new governor, U.S. senate and house seats, and a bunch of amendments and referenda.

/ October 30, 2018


U.S. Senate

The race for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat is between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott

/ October 23, 2018


Bill Nelson

Sen. Bill Nelson is the Democratic incumbent running to keep his U.S. Senate seat.

/ October 23, 2018