Stories with 'politics' tag

Miami women to watch

Mrs. Fabel Dodge Sloane at Hialeah Park in 1959 (Courtesy of HistoryMiami) Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami […]

/ March 28, 2019


Wondering how to get involved in West Kendall? We’ve got a few tips

A reader asked us how she could get more involved in West Kendall and we have a few tips.

/ March 25, 2019


Video: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


Video: Meet Eli Stiers, Miami’s Bike Lawyer

Who thinks we can make Miami one of the safest cities to walk and ride in the country? This guy. Eli Stiers is an avid cyclist and Miami transplant from Alabama who has been advocating for safer bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure throughout Miami-Dade County for more than a decade. He’s also a trial attorney. In […]

/ January 25, 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


Julian Castro on Living the American Dream

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, Julian Castro, presents a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America: An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream. Presented in partnership with The New Tropic TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M. Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. […]

/ November 1, 2018


2018 CREATIVE TIME SUMMIT

2018 CREATIVE TIME SUMMIT ON ARCHIPELAGOS AND OTHER IMAGINARIES: COLLECTIVE STRATEGIES TO INHABIT THE WORLD GET PASSES HERE The 11th Creative Time Summit, an annual convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics will be held in Miami for the first time this November 1-3, 2018. Titled On Archipelagos and […]

/ October 5, 2018


November 2018 Voter Guide

On Nov. 6, Miami-Dade County voters will vote for a new governor, U.S. senate and house seats, and a bunch of amendments and referenda.

/ October 30, 2018


The Colony Theatre has something to say

Marquees: the OG Twitter. Find out how Lincoln Road’s historic Colony Theatre makes the most out of its 140 character entryway.

/ October 7, 2018


You had questions about voting in the 305. We’ve got answers.

You told us some of the basic questions you had about voting in the November 6 election in Miami, here are the answers you need.

/ October 1, 2018