Stories with 'overtown' tag

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

SOLD OUT! A Night Out in Historic Overtown

On September 6th, join The New Tropic, in partnership with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau on a neighborhood crawl through one of Miami’s oldest and fastest-changing neighborhoods, Historic  Overtown. This progressive meal will feature some of its best cultural, historic, and foodie spots, new and old. #FoundInMiami  The evening will kick off at […]

/ August 14, 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

Soccer showdown

The Miami Beckham United team finally settled on a site for a Major League Soccer stadium. Here’s what you need to know about how the deal went down, and what it might mean for Overtown.

/ December 7, 2015

Overtown’s past meets Overtown’s future

The story of historic Overtown, Miami’s second-oldest neighborhood, from its inception to its uncertain future.

/ July 2, 2015

How Miami neighborhoods got their names

Take a trip down Millionaire’s Row, learn about a pineapple farm in the Design District, and how Lemon CIty became Little Haiti. Revisit Miami history to discover how some of our most popular neighborhoods got their names.

/ April 7, 2015

Miami Black History: 1940s to 1960s

Midcentury Miami was a tumultuous time, a period when Miami’s black culture was both important and ascendant, while the black community went to war, experienced racism and fought for civil rights. Local author Mandy Baca shares some important people, places and events in Miami black history from the 1940s through the 1960s.

/ February 11, 2015