This week’s Start-Up City: Miami conference, hosted by Atlantic Cities and the Knight Foundation and held at New World Center on Miami Beach, drew hundreds of South Florida's brightest thinkers. They came to share ideas about how to kindle Miami’s startup culture and listen to entrepreneurial luminaries recount their own experiences. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Zipcar founder Robin Chase and AOL patriarch Steve Case were among those who took part.
Don't look now, but the rise of Miami's next up and coming neighborhood may be underway in the most unlikely of places. The city's Health District, located just northwest of Downtown and southwest of Wynwood, smack dab between MIA and South Beach is heating up.
Last night's primetime Lance Armstrong/Oprah interview -- and the days of speculation leading up to it -- was met with a wave of criticism from observers who billed the on-air conversation as little more than a charade aimed at garnering sympathy and resolving his own guilty conscience. But at least one expert says there's likely more to the story.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 12:10pm
Today's Miami Herald column by Carrfour Supportive Housing President Stephanie Berman-Eisenberg needs little by way of introduction. Carrfour, Florida's largest non-profit affordable housing developer, has teamed up with partner organizations to provide residential and supportive services to vets who have returned home to find their life turned upside down.
Miami’s sports landscape has changed quite a bit over the past quarter-century. We’ve seen teams, stadiums, and superstars come and go. And through it all, the Sony Open has held its position among the world’s top tennis tournaments.
Submitted by Aaron Gordon on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:07pm
When I wake up in the morning the first thing I do is check my email, then naturally I go on Twitter and Facebook, honestly who doesn’t? This seems to be the first time in Olympics history that social media is making a splash.
News like Florida’s unemployment rate dropping to 9% in March and the latest housing report that shows home prices in Miami continue to rise for fourth straight quarters are all indicators that our economy continues to rebound strongly.
I was reading the other day that as the Florida Chapter of The American Institute of Architects celebrates its centennial, it will also recognize the 100 most noteworthy buildings across the state. What I found most interesting is that Miami – a city once criticized for a lack of art and culture – is home to more than 20% of the organization’s selections – 22 buildings that have captivated and encapsulated our region through the years.
Submitted by Alisha Marks on Wed, 03/28/2012 - 6:14pm