Stories with 'overtown' tag

This food fest is looking to showcase Miami’s black-owned restaurants

Alexis Brown and Joel Franklin organized the Black Pepper Food Festival in Overtown, to give Miami’s black-owned restaurants some shine.

/ April 17, 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


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


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


Opportunity Knocks on CIC’s Front Door

Nestled between Overtown and Allapattah, CIC’s Miami office is located in what’s known as an Opportunity Zone, an economically-distressed community where investments into area businesses may be eligible for tax breaks.

/ November 1, 2018


Five things that will change Miami in 2018

We took a look at five things happening in 2018 that will change the way you live in the Magic City.

/ January 9, 2018


With Lil Greenhouse Grill, Overtown is now open for dinner

And it’s serving a lot more than soul food.lil

/ May 18, 2017


This Miamian is changing minds about Overtown, one runner at a time

Omar Nelson, a physician-scientist at UM, created One Love Run to get locals from all over the city to venture into Overtown, a stigmatized neighborhood they otherwise might avoid.

/ December 12, 2016


Hampton House: then and now

Take a trip through time with our photo gallery of the Hampton House, then and now.

/ June 16, 2016