Stories with 'passion projects' tag

Passion Projects: Yuval Ofir activates art with Yo Miami

Yuval Ofir took up the family business and he now serves as owner of Paris Perfumes, Inc. in Wynwood. But, he’s also carving out his own Miami legacy, beyond the business, out into the neighborhood, and now at the heart of Miami’s art scene with YO Miami, a go-to guide for artists and art events that now has its own artist space and a big vision for the future of local art.

/ April 14, 2015

Passion Projects: Ani Mercedes is making films and slashing debt

Ani Mercedes is an education technology consultant, and a filmmaker, an photographer, and a financial blogger aiming to help millennials squash their student loans. She’s traveled the country chasing her passions, and found them in a major way back here at home in Miami.

/ March 9, 2015

Passion Projects: Legal pros by day, comedians by night

Michael and Beverly Murray are all business by day, but after hours, the married couple is a load of laughs, hosting a Miami comedy karaoke night and writing a blog about life in the city.

/ February 25, 2015

Passion Projects: Alex Segura and Miami Noir

Alex Segura is a Miami native who works in comics by day and writes Miami noir by night. He shares why Miami makes for great crime stories and gives a few book recommendations for those seeking a shadier side to our sunny city.

/ February 13, 2015

Passion projects: DJ Swanky makes you a mixtape

Miamians’ pervasive creativity is a delightful part of living in our city, so we’re showcasing your passion projects. DJ Swanky, a.k.a. Leah Weston, is an attorney by day with a decade-long history mixing music on Miami radio. She told us about her passion project and cooked up a mixtape for your daily commute.

/ January 30, 2015