Photo a week challenge: Water, featues two endangered waterfront sites in Miami, Stiltsville and the Miami Marine Stadium.
It’s easy to take things for granted. Many of us never take the time to see what’s in our own backyard. Miami’s Stiltsville was a unique, raucous, lively, storied, and often infamous, cluster of shack houses about a mile offshore in the middle of Biscayne Bay. Known for both wild parties and old-fashioned family weekends in the sun, Stiltsville was a destination that promised fun and a hint of the unknown. When… Read More
We’ve passed the Coral Castle dozens of times through the years, but have never taken the time to stop. We weren’t sure whether it would be worthwhile or just another entry on a long list of Florida’s kitschy tourist “traps”. But in honor of our 35 anniversary (for which the traditional symbol is ‘coral’) we incorporated a visit as part of our day. We were glad we did. On the National Register… Read More
Miami is a young city, and many visitors and residents don’t realize the rich and interesting history found within the boundaries of Miami-Dade County. We’ve grown and we’ve grown fast. Whether people have come to speculate, study the incredible natural surroundings, immigrate for a new chance, or hobnob with the rich and famous; Miami has, and does, have it all. March and April are always Dade Heritage Days. Together with other… Read More