Stories with 'Miami' tag

Avra Jain’s making a long-term commitment to Miami

Avra Jain of The Vagabond Group is a real estate developer best known for preserving and restoring the roadside motels along Biscayne Boulevard has shifted her focus to affordable housing in Miami.

/ March 21, 2019


This ‘madrina’ is creating a community for Miami’s women entrepreneurs

Gaby Guzman created Las Comadres in an effort to bring Miami women entreprneurs together in an engaging space.

/ March 18, 2019


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


Finding love in Miami can be tough, so we decided to dive into the issue

Miami is a tough place for modern lovers so we decided to dig in to figure out why that is, and get some tips from local experts.

/ February 27, 2019


These Miami love stories will bring a smile to your face

We got more than 40 submissions from readers who shared their stories of finding, and sometimes losing, love in Miami.

/ February 27, 2019


This historic house is paying tribute to one of Miami’s black pioneers

D.A. Dorsey is a familiar name to many in Miami and now his historic home is revealing even more about his life.

/ February 19, 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


Which black Miami pioneers helped shape Liberty City? Here are some names to know

We dug into Miami’s history to find a list of black leaders that helped shape Liberty City’s history.

/ 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


Nookin’ pa nub in Miami? Swipe right.

(📸: Haley Weaver/WhereBy.Us) Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and to continue our modern love series this month, we wanted to explore how singles in the 305 use the modern tools of matchmaking: dating apps. Most people will agree online dating in Miami (or anywhere) can be brutal. Sifting through hundreds of online dating profiles, texting […]

/ February 11, 2019