Liberty City Jim Crow wall

Miami’s past includes segregation, race riots, large scale white flight and racial tensions that persisted for decades. Those days are over, and although still not perfect, today Miami is a city with an extremely diverse population where different ethnic groups live harmoniously together. In the days of segregation, South Florida, like all of the South, […]

Ultra came and went. For the first time in Ultra Music Festival’s 15-year history, the event was held over two weekends from March 15th to the 24th. Ultra took over Downtown Miami. With the music starting Friday afternoon, Downtown workers and residents had to accommodate the festival into their daily lives for two weeks. Ultra […]

Brickell House construction March 2013

Miami is in the midst of another building boom. Cranes are back in the skyline, and they are sprouting up everywhere. The past couple months have seen new projects announced, some buildings break ground and in some cases, beautiful historic buildings demolished for bigger buildings (unfortunately). The last building boom brought us revitalized, urban neighborhoods. […]

Québec license plate

If you grew up in South Florida, particularly coastal Broward and Palm Beach counties, you’re familiar with seeing these in the wintertime: Like clockwork, these Québec license plates start trickling down from the Great White North around Thanksgiving. They graze our streets until the snow melts in Canada… which is sometime around July I hear. […]

This Saturday, March 2nd marks the beginning of expanded weekend and holiday service on Tri-Rail. Weekend and holiday service will go from trains every two hours to hourly. In addition, the last night train (northbound and southbound) will leave about an hour later. Three weekday trains will have very minor schedule adjustments to improve on-time […]

Hialeah station

Despite being Miami-Dade’s second-largest city, with a fairly large population, Hialeah is not just America’s densest city without a skyscraper (apparently), it’s also a city with a neglected train station. The Hialeah Market Station at 1200 SE 10th Court (Hialeah Grid System) is a historic train station built in 1926 by the Seaboard Air Line […]

Brickell Avenue, Miami