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Art Collecting, Updated

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Before the Internet, the art market had long taken heat for being exclusive and secretive. Today, social media platforms and online databases and auct...

Hillary Clinton And South Florida: Every Vote Counts

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 11.08.2016 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Your Florida vote matters. More than a New York vote. A Californian vote. A Texas vote. That's a fact.

Coconut Grove was Wade County for the day

Tom Falco | Posted 09.17.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

Early Saturday morning at Regatta Park and City Hall in Coconut Grove, the D. Wade CommUNITY Bike Ride took place, hosted of course by former Miami He...

Is Miami City Attorney in bed with developers?

Tom Falco | Posted 09.08.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

Victoria MendezI happened upon the City Commission meeting today to find our District 2 Commissioner Ken Russell calling for the removal of City Attor...

Coral Gables' little shop of horrors

Tom Falco | Posted 09.07.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

A friend and I were driving through Coral Gables the other day and we came upon this. Far be it from me to criticize another's art, but come on, this ...

Miami-Dade Elected Leaders Will Be Tested This November. But Will They Listen to the Wishes of Voters?

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 08.30.2016 | Miami
Center for Community Change Action

Credit: Damian Gadal via Flickr Creative Commons By Thomas Kennedy Miami Dade County has for too long been a place where money means political influ...

Florida's Immigrant Students Deserve Better Than Leaders Who Support Bigots

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 08.12.2016 | Miami
Center for Community Change Action

Donald Trump during a rally in Iowa in January. Photo credit: Evan Guest via Flickr By Thomas Kennedy I remember the frustration I felt in the summe...

But Do You Know About Kentrill Carraway?

Brittney Oliver | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices
Brittney Oliver

I was carrying my cousin on my back as I carry Sandra, Mike, Eric, Trayvon, and now Philando and Alton. All I want is justice for Kentrill. All I want is for you to know his name and say his name, too. Kentrill Carraway.

Young Artist Initiative - Miami Street Art Meets Conceptualism

Ivy Bernardo | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Ivy Bernardo

Miami is a fast-paced city that is endlessly evolving in its cultures and traditions. Therefore in order to thrive, the Young Artists Initiative started from the ground up in 2015 with the objective of emerging at the same pace as the city, through both its artists and its venues.

Dreaming Big for Small Business Week

Elizabeth Gore | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Elizabeth Gore

Where did you get your coffee today? Where did pick up your dry cleaning? Where did you drop your children off for childcare? Where did you get the ne...

Review: Dancing on Her Grave: The Murder of a Las Vegas Showgirl by Diana Montané and Carolina Sarassa

Paola K Amaras | Posted 04.12.2016 | Books
Paola K Amaras

Linda Langton, my agent, sent me this book, knowing full well I'd be hooked by a well-written, nail-biting, true-crime story. It's scheduled to becom...

Myumi Wynwood: Freshest Omakase on Wheels

Ivy Bernardo | Posted 03.24.2016 | Taste
Ivy Bernardo

Put the chopsticks down, and roll-up your sleeves. The Japanese food truck, Myumi - located in the heart of Wynwood: Miami's central art district - provides a traditional Japanese omakase experience.

As the Former US Ambassador to the Vatican, Here's How I Remember Nancy Reagan

Ray Flynn | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Ray Flynn

The past few days, with the passing of Nancy Reagan, I was contacted by the local and national media to share some reflections on the extraordinary lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. The media obviously knew that I served in leadership positions with the U.S. Conference of Mayor's when Ronald Reagan was President.

5 Ways to Turn Rejection Into Opportunity

Brett Berhoff | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Brett Berhoff

Rejection is inevitable. It's safe to say that most people aren't into rejection. Could we also assume that it is on the top ten list of many peoples fears? GOOD NEWS ALERT! Rejection doesn't have to be feared, we can transform it into opportunity.

Samantha DeBianchi - Million Dollar Mindset

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Samantha DeBianchi is the young, thoughtful, business minded real estate professional who quickly grew her real estate business in front of millions of viewers on Bravo's Million Dollar Listing Miami.

Can Blanche Make Your Retirement Sexy?: Golden Girls Retirement Plan, Part 3

David Rae | Posted 02.02.2017 | Queer Voices
David Rae

By pooling their resources as housemates, Golden Girls' hottie-of-a-certain age Blanche Devereaux and her homegirls Dorothy, Rose and Sophia keep on living the good life through retirement.

Elizabeth Schwartz Talks SAGE Fundraising Event and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.01.2017 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Elizabeth Schwartz, Co-chair of the Board of Directors of SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) about their upcoming even...

Remembering Miami Snow; and the Newspapers

Tom Falco | Posted 01.19.2017 | Miami
Tom Falco

It snowed in Miami 39 years ago today. I remember it well, or maybe vaguely. I remember my father had a light blue Galaxy 500 car and I remember frost...

It's All About Parody at the King Mango Strut

Tom Falco | Posted 12.27.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

Sunday's 34th Annual King Mango Strut didn't disappoint, but then again, it never does. The parade went on at 2 pm sharp and everyone was there - Hill...

From Miami to Mumbai: What Makes Cities Competitive?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 12.16.2016 | World
Marcelo Giugale

What do cities that succeeded have in common? What have they done right? And what do they still need to do to stay on top?

Forget Paris, forget Basel-Miami Beach. To Experience Art and Climate Change, Visit Hialeah!

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.02.2016 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Forget the Champs Elysees. If you really want to experience climate change this week, travel west along the banks of the C-6 canal and through the clo...

Miami Art Week: Prizm, Waterscapes, Activist Art, Social Commentary and More

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

The creativity of Art Week in Miami is again upon us. The flagship art fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, is Dec. 3-6. There's also lots of art to be seen...

Sarnoff Era Ends

Tom Falco | Posted 11.17.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

Ken Russell is the new City of Miami District 2 Commissioner. It's the end of the Sarnoff era.

Give Miami Your Money -- You'll Thank Me Later

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

I like you. You're reading my blog, and we're not even related. And because you've done something nice for me, I'd like to return the favor. So I'm going to invite you to empty your pockets on November 19th.

Halloween at Vizcaya's Annual Sundowner

Tom Falco | Posted 10.30.2016 | Miami
Tom Falco

It was a happy, fun, crowd, but how can you not be happy and fun when you're a zombie walking dead?