The confetti wafted onto his impossibly square shoulders. The Nashville audience stood and roared. Then a medal on a royal-blue ribbon was draped around Miami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho's neck. Last month, after more than five years of agonizingly hard work, the self-proclaimed son ... More >>
In 1962, Willie James Greene opened up his own shoe repair shop on the corner of NW 62nd Street and 6th Avenue in Liberty City. He maintained it despite the bleak economic conditions surrounding him, and when riots engulfed the neighborhood in the 80s, Greene Dreams Shoe Repair was left unscathed. W ... More >>
A Chinese-style bash
For more than 100 years, Ebenezer United Methodist Church has survived as a spiritual beacon and social landmark
By day he manages the parking facilities at the airport. By night he's Jan Mapou, Miami's guardian of Haitian culture.
With plenty of help from mama Carrie, Kendrick Meek is hoping to upset long-time State Sen. Bill Turner