Christian Portilla is passionate about people and her city. She covers community, culture, and lifestyle in Miami and abroad. Follow her work on roamfreewrites.com.
14 days ago | Books
You might know local Zack Bush as the co-owner of the popular Little Havana bar Ball & Chain. But now he's also a published author. Bush recently penned his first children's book, Made for Me, inspired by the birth of his firstborn son, Ace. For t...
1 month ago | Things To Do
If you've lived through the demise of Grand Central, Vagabond, the Stage, and other live music venues, you know Miami needs the Rhythm Foundation. This Saturday night, the Rhythm Foundation will celebrate its 30th anniversary, and in true Miami fa...
1 month ago | Culture
This Saturday, Miami will get its Period. Nicky Dawkins of HypeGirls — the femme health website and South Florida's first chapter leader of the Period menstrual movement in Miami — will host a packing party and charity drive at the Wynwood Yard.
1 month ago | Books
It's never OK to touch anyone's hair without permission, but women of color experience that sort of unwanted attention all the time. Jamila Rowser relates that sentiment in her new comic, Wash Day, an homage to the Sunday ritual women with texture...
2 months ago | Concerts
Colombian radio personality, DJ, and musician Alex Sensation is set to host one of the biggest bashes Miami has ever seen.