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You say Miami, I say Me-ah-me

Carmen Pelaez | Posted 10.15.2014 | Miami
Carmen Pelaez

Ultimately, Miami is a city of contradictions. A sleepy small town wrapped in a growing metropolis that embraces everybody that chooses to call it home.

Call For Ideas: Innovative Ways To Fund Small-Scale Community Projects?

Tunde Wey | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit
Tunde Wey

What if 1% of the total cost of all local purchases we made was somehow pooled into a fund to be distributed to worthy community projects?

The Detroit Journal Is Officially Awesome

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.31.2012 | Detroit

Wouldn't it be great if you could get money just for having an awesome idea? The Detroit Journal, a local online video project, was awarded $1,000...

Meet D.C.'s Dean Of 'Awesome'

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Bonnie Shaw holds a couple of different titles in this city; cofounder of 24 Hour City Project, director of strategy at iStrategyLabs. B...

Now That's Awesome

Marshalle Montgomery | Posted 05.13.2012 | Detroit
Marshalle Montgomery

This is an opportunity to assist citizens, organizations and community leaders who are inventive and willing to give a voice to interesting, untold stories in metro Detroit.

WATCH: Art Project Aims To Change The World, One Swing At A Time

Posted 08.15.2011 | Los Angeles

Jeff Waldman is trying to change the world, one swing at a time. Waldman and his team have installed simple rope and wood swings in the Marshall Is...

Awesome Foundation Grows Globally, Spreads Micro-Grants for Genius

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexander Howard

The growth of the Awesome Foundation has been a net positive for many recipients of its "micro-grants" that leads to some improvement in a given community.