Stories with 'Homestead' tag

These are the results of the Nov. 19 election in Miami-Dade County

( 📸 : Gaetano Cessati via Unsplash) Below are the complete results for the races in the three cities on the Nov. 19 ballot.  About 28 percent of the registered voters in Miami, Miami Beach and Hialeah voted in the Nov. 19 election.  A couple things to know: These figures are based on the Miami-Dade […]

/ November 19, 2019


Jackfruit and canistel and mangosteen, oh my

Even if you’ve lived in Miami your entire life, Robert is Here has a selection of tropical fruits you may never have heard of before — and milkshakes worth adventuring into Homestead for. If you hop off the 35 or 344 bus at S. Redland Rd. And W. Palm Dr., you’ll find Robert is Here […]

/ November 12, 2019


Levitation? Electromagnetism? Ancient Aliens?

Everyone has theories about how Coral Castle was built, but none have actually been proven. What we do know is that Edward Leedskalnin moved from Latvia in 1923 and spent 28 years building Rock Gate Park as a monument to the love of his life.  Edward only worked at night and no one ever saw […]

/ November 12, 2019


These are the results of the Nov. 5 election in Miami-Dade County

Here are the results of the Nov. 5 elections in Miami-Dade County.

/ November 5, 2019


Today’s to-do: Five foodie spots in Homestead

Debra Allen – aka “Miss Debbie” – with one of her angelic creations. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Hope your stomach is ready for this adventure. Whether it’s exploring a couple of Caribbean spots or just sticking around for dessert, Homestead has you covered. 1. Where to go for tasty treats Sweet Delights Key Lime Pies 1485 […]

/ November 4, 2019


Remembering Hurricane Andrew, 25 years later

Hurricane Andrew memories are everywhere as we mark 25 years since the Category 5 hurricane made landfall in south Miami-Dade. We talked to Bryan Norcross and longtime residents about that night.

/ August 23, 2017


July 4th: What to do and where to catch fireworks

Where to party, kick back, and catch Miami’s best neighborhood firework shows on July 4th.

/ July 2, 2017


Is climate change gentrification really happening in Miami?

Homebuyers are beginning to look for higher ground. Much of it is in low-income neighborhoods like Little Haiti and Liberty City.

/ May 17, 2017


This is what happens when you eat miracle fruit

Homestead fave Robert is Here sells miracle fruit among all the other weird and wonderful things he sells. We explored whether they’re worth the hype.

/ December 13, 2016


How Eight Miami-Dade Cities Got Their Names

Many Miami-Dade cities were inspired by the real estate land boom of the 1920s, when soaring dreams met big wallets resulting in some crazy stories and well, some ideas that worked. Get to know the origin stories and some odd history behind eight popular local cities.

/ May 15, 2015