Stories with 'Miami' tag

Confused about affordable housing in Miami? Here are a few basics

We know affordable housing is a big issue in Miami, but it can be just as tough figuring out how to even talk about the problem. So we tried to clear things up a little bit.

/ January 18, 2019


‘Miami speaks with an accent’

Miami New Drama’s ‘One Night in Miami’ told the story of the fight that put boxing champ Muhammad Ali on the map. Photo by Stian Roenning A year ago, Miami New Drama went viral. The theater’s marquee on Lincoln Road proclaimed: “COLONY THEATRE PROUDLY REPRESENTS ARTISTS FROM SH!THOLE COUNTRIES.” Miami New Drama’s bold, persistent responses […]

/ January 16, 2019


The street photography of Terence Price: Miami Gardens

A Miami Gardens resident poses for a photo. Terence Price If you really want to understand a community, you have to see it through the eyes of the people who live there. In his first solo show, photographer Terence Price takes an  intimate look at Miami Gardens, the neighborhood where he grew up. Emerging from […]

/ January 15, 2019


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


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


National YoungArts Week 2019 Jazz and Theater Performance

The National YoungArts Foundation is thrilled to welcome YoungArts Finalists to Miami for National YoungArts Week, its signature program held annually for artists ages 15–18 that aims to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration and community while offering Finalists the guidance needed to prepare for the next stage of their artistic development. During the intensive, week-long and all-inclusive […]

/ October 25, 2018


National YoungArts Week 2019 Voice Performance

The National YoungArts Foundation is thrilled to welcome YoungArts Finalists to Miami for National YoungArts Week, its signature program held annually for artists ages 15–18 that aims to foster cross-disciplinary collaboration and community while offering Finalists the guidance needed to prepare for the next stage of their artistic development. During the intensive, week-long and all-inclusive […]

/ October 25, 2018


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


Video: Lil Greenhouse Grill’s gotta lotta soul

Your taste buds won’t be the only ones dancing after a meal at Lil Greenhouse Grill. Stroll into this mom-and-pop shop and you’re sure to find authentic soul food eats and people grooving in their seats. What started out as a food truck has rapidly evolved into a gathering place for the community, like the “Cheers” […]

/ December 19, 2018