Stories with 'miami-dade' tag

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: Rethinking Miami’s Public Transit

Ever ride the bus for 24 hours for fun? We didn’t think so, but we found someone who did. You won’t meet many people like Azhar Chougle. During the day, he’s either “thinking about transit, talking about transit or on transit,” he said. Azhar is the director of Transit Alliance Miami, a non-profit organization advocating […]

/ February 15, 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: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


Is Miami too shallow for folks to find love? It’s complicated

We spoke to a few Miami dating experts who told us that finding love here is more complicated than it seems.

/ February 5, 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


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


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


Florida state amendments

Does looking at all the state amendments on your ballot this year kind of make you want to cry? Us too. But we’re here to help.

/ October 17, 2018