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The rebranding of Overtown

The rebranding of the Overtown community includes new multi-million dollar developments, more businesses, dining and entertainment venues and programs for the youth. During the Soul Basel VIP Champagne Brunch in Overtown, a panel of some of Overtown’s biggest advocates considered ...

Chamber gala draws 600

The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) held its 10th Annual Holiday Gala to honor South Florida’s business, civic, philanthropic and community leaders at Jungle Island attracting nearly 600 guests. This year’s theme, Embracing the South Florida Multi-Cultural Business community, celebrated ...

M-DCPS presents all-in-one, all-around business fair

Superintendent of Schools Alberto M. Carvalho, school and district administrative staff, local employers, prime contractors, subcontractors, workforce/construction representatives, and community residents

3 ways to make money during Art Basel

Our workforce for as long as I can remember has been divided between being a white collar or blue collar worker, but we now have a third — the no collar The addition of the no collar has become a ...

Miss Jessie founder talks her business savvy

The owner of the company that revolutionized the natural and curly hair market spoke at the recent Miami Book Fair International. Miko Branch, co-founder and CEO of the hair-care product company Miss Jessie's, served on a panel called “Paths to ...

Career journalist joins the Knight Foundation

Karen Rundlet joined Knight Foundation in November 2015 as a program officer for journalism.

Save AmeriCorps, save young adults, and the unemployed

Since its founding, our country has experienced continual, and often fundamental, changes in the makeup of our population. Right now is no exception. In the last 10 years, our largest cities have been growing at breakneck speed, while simultaneously becoming ...

10th annual gala for Miami-Dade Chamber

Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce President G. Eric Knowles believes in relationships. That’s why he has spent the better part of his year and half tenure building strategic partnerships in the business community to carve out pathways for the chamber’s members.

Business leaders meet for tips to redevelop our communities

“We are only as strong as our weakest link” was one of the themes that came out of the South Florida Community Reinvestment Summit that took place on Monday, Nov. 16, in Ft. Lauderdale at the GalleryOne Hotel. The Summit ...

Yolanda Cash Jackson talks politics

According to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research Census, the Hispanic population in Florida grew from about 17 percent in 2000, to 23 in 2010, and is expected to reach 27 percent in 2030. The past, present and future ...

Women business owners recognized by Black men

100 Black Men of South Florida Inc., in partnership with the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), selected 24 leaders as the 2015 Women of Color Achievement Award recipients. The women will be honored at the 2015 Women of Color Achievement Awards ...

New playground courtesy of developers of Courtside Apartments

County Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and City Commissioner Keon Hardemon cut the ribbon Nov. 4 on the new children's playground for the Head Start program located at the Culmer Neighborhood Center in Overtown. They were joined by Marie Bell, Office of ...

Wastewater line upgrade begins

Chairman Jean Monestime, joined Mayor Carlos Gimenez, District 1 Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and Water and Sewer Department Director Lester Sola, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 29 for a 72-inch Wastewater Line Replacement Project. Florida State Rep. Barbara Watson ...

The business of Black comic books

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… Icon! Or is it Hardware rocketing through the skies, or Static Shock surfing on his big, floating garbage lid? These three Black superheroes soon will return to a comic book store near you. ...

Record-breaking tourism numbers announced

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) announced Friday record-breaking Travel and Tourism numbers with a 5.4 percent increase in overnight visitors to Miami and the Beaches during the last 12 months (September 2014 – August 2015). During that ...