1 year ago | Environmental
One day early last year, Luiz Rodrigues gazed out at the dunes near the Fourth Street Beach. The sandy hills are cordoned off with rope and wooden fencing, a sanctuary for many amid the bustle of South Beach. Inside, sea oats swayed in the wind. F...
1 year ago | Drugs
When Carolina noticed the bus advertisements in 2011, she had already run out of hope. What had begun as a low dose of Percocet to manage back pain three years earlier had spiraled into a full-blown opioid addiction. The 30-year-old had lost her j...
1 year ago | Longform
Vera Arias glides north along Federal Highway during morning rush hour, her black Republic road bike fast and light beneath her. All her senses are heightened at this intersection near the Miami-Dade/Broward County line, the worst part of her dail...
1 year ago | Bikes
One of Miami’s most treacherous roads may be getting a serious safety upgrade, in the form of a 10-foot protected path for use by cyclists and pedestrians. The Julia Tuttle Causeway, a six-lane divided highway that connects Midtown Miami with Miam...
1 year ago | News
Since the Nineties, Memorial Day Weekend in Miami has been synonymous with Urban Beach Week, the legendary hip-hop festival that inspires nonstop partying across South Beach. But 2016 may go down as the last time festival-goers got to enjoy t...
2 years ago | Environmental
Mention sea-level rise and most people conjure up images of coastal flooding, where water swells at the periphery and spills over seawalls into the city. But in South Florida, that’s not necessarily the way it’s going to go down. Because the entir...