Stories with 'history' tag

How was Miami’s Overtown neighborhood chosen as the place to expand I-95?

Interstate 95’s expansion through Overtown had a huge impact on the neighborhood and the City of Miami, so we took a look at how the decision happened.

/ January 15, 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


In the know about Lincoln Road

Shopping. Dining. People watching. These are well-known attributes of Lincoln Road. But did you know…

/ October 6, 2018


Lincoln Road walking tour (video)

Grab an ice cream cone and join us on a quick highlight tour of one of Miami Beach’s most popular attractions.

/ October 6, 2018


Halloween on Lincoln Road

Miami Beach’s biggest Halloween party returns Oct. 31. #onLincoln

/ October 6, 2018


This local’s tribute to Miami Beach’s lifeguard stands earned her a key to the city

Annamaria Windisch-Hunt, a South Florida artist, painted replicas of Miami Beach’s lifeguard stands from Government Cut up to Surfside.

/ October 1, 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


MMA fights to weddings: here’s what happens at the Scottish Rite Temple in Miami

None of it has anything to do with Scotland.

/ September 10, 2018


How’d a grapefruit farmer end up getting a major Miami road named after him?

Charles Le Jeune was a successful grapefruit farmer in Miami’s early days and ended up getting a major road named in his honor.

/ July 17, 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