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Opa Locka

The Art of Transformation Is Here!

Suzan McDowell | Posted 01.13.2015 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

How things can come full circle. Today if you call the name Opa-locka you should think art, architecture and design. Opa-locka is poised to be the "next big thing" in South Florida's percolating art community. Actually, it's beyond percolating, it's in a full on boil of excitement and opportunity.

City Votes To Expand Saggy Pants Ban To Ladies

Posted 11.01.2013 | Miami

OPA-LOCKA, Fl -- A controversial 2007 city ordinance that drew praise from conservative host Dr. Laura Schlessinger and criticism from the ACLU may no...

Holy Moly This Cop Was DIRTY

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 04.03.2013 | Miami

A former Opa-locka police captain was sentenced in Miami federal court Thursday to more than seven years in prison and four years' probation after ple...

WATCH: Gun Buyback Program Sets Huge Record

Posted 01.27.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- A gun buyback event in Opa-locka, Florida Saturday set a new record in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Official...

National Endowment For The Arts Saves Miami Neighborhood

Miami Herald | Posted 02.19.2012 | Miami

Can a few million dollars, a public art project and a bold redevelopment plan reverse the sliding fortunes of one of South Florida’s toughest neighb...