Stories with 'Miami Foundation' tag

This is what happens when we step outside our silo

Alejandro Gonzalez was one of dozens of Miamians who hosted a “My Miami Story” conversation on Oct. 17. Everyone there met someone they never would have met otherwise.

/ November 16, 2017

How one woman is trying to save Miami’s bees

New beekeeper with a community mission, Danielle Bender, shows us what public beehives can do.

/ October 3, 2017

Public Space Challenge 2017: Meet some of the winners

This year’s winners include everything from urban beekeeping to mini golf. The one thing they have in common: they’re led by everyday people making Miami better.

/ August 29, 2017

Tell us who you’re supporting on Give Miami Day

Its the biggest philanthropic day in the southeast U.S. We want to hear how you plan to participate.

/ November 6, 2016

7 awesome projects to improve Miami’s public spaces

The Miami Foundation announced the winners of their fourth annual Public Spaces Challenge, a countywide contest to improve our public spaces. There’s an outdoor open mic night, a community garden, solar paneled benches and so much more. These are the projects we’re jazzed about.

/ September 20, 2016

How thinking small can change a city

What happens when people stop aiming for the perfect, large-scale urban improvements? Well, a lot.

/ March 24, 2016

Five big ideas from the Public Space Challenge

The Miami Public Space Challenge finalists will be announced later this month. From making parks and public spaces more tech-friendly, redefining our urban soundscape, renewing interest in underused waterways, improving bus stops, or creating new ways to find and share food, how might we act on some recurring themes to improve our neighborhoods?

/ April 20, 2015

Enter the Miami Foundation Public Space Challenge

The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge kicks off again today. From planting gardens in food deserts, to creating scenic spots of urban retreat, to a full-on roller skating jam, the challenge is fueling amazing ideas that help make a more livable and more vibrant Miami. Get inspired, and enter your own idea.

/ March 3, 2015