Back in the days of the Sir John Knight Beat, the Harlem Square, Rockland Palace, Birdland Fiesta, Mary Elizabeth Hotel, Cafe Society, Red Tap, and many more, the streets of Overtown were filled with music spilling out of the many clubs, bars, and restaurants that lined its streets.
For now, those ... More >>
photo by Brian Katt via Wikimedia CommonsThe Occupy movement started with mass outrage against Wall Street, and while Miami may not be home to the slimy realm of Gordon Gekko, protesters outside the Stephen P. Clark Government Center are turning their economic outrage onto the local equivalent: the ... More >>
Hey, Miami, you're welcome. Thanks to the nationwide Occupy movement -- including the 305's very own budding revolt at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center -- Bank of America just announced it's no longer planning to rip off debit card users by charging them five bucks a month. One for Occ ... More >>
Bobby Stringer, who captivated the crowd. This weekend,, dozens gathered in the 115-year-old Greater Bethel AME Church to witness the talents of locally born and raised gospel musicians.Amy Rosenberg of the Overtown Music Project, organized this beautiful event to support a jazz and blues resi ... More >>
It's going to be pretty hard to think of a better way to celebrate a pre-Mother's Day meal after you've read about the first ever Overtown Gospel Brunch.Bring your best church hat for lookin' fancy, a big fan because it's hot in Miami, and a loose dress, because there will be lots of chow. Brunch ... More >>