Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tag: Quarantine

How bands Big City Dogs, Crazy Fingers and Spam Allstars cope...

Rick Smith was celebrating the tenth anniversary of his band, the Big City Dogs, when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic last March. He is...

Miami International Mall workers and patrons unsure about pandemic protocol

As they help customers search for holiday gifts, both workers and patrons at Miami International Mall have mixed feelings about the stores’ varied masking,...

Airbnb bounces back on the beach

After a Florida appeals court ruled that Miami Beach’s fines for violations of its short-term rental laws – which in most cases exceeded $15,000...

New Black-Owned Farmer’s Market Launches In South Miami-Dade

A new farmer’s market has made its way to Richmond Heights. The Black Market MIA will take place once a month in an outdoor space,...

Restaurant workers find jobs in food delivery during the pandemic (includes...

Ever since COVID-19 arrived in South Florida, many restaurants and retailers have closed, leaving thousands of people unemployed. The pandemic also affected the food-delivery...

The Latin Chamber’s partnership with Doral blossoms despite the pandemic

In August, influential Hispanic business group CAMACOL expanded its services in west Miami-Dade in a collaborative venture with the City of Doral. Four months...

The Miami Selfie Museum is fun and safe despite the pandemic

The streets of Wynwood have a new museum with creative backdrops to enjoy. The Miami Selfie Museum has been one of the only museums...

Bicycling surges during pandemic. “The demand exceeds the supply”

The Miami Beach Bicycle Center on 5th St. is a South Beach institution. In 1977, Jack Ruiz established the business, which was later handed...

Convention Center just part of getting coronavirus tested on Miami Beach

Though a state contract to use the Miami Beach Convention Center expired last month, city officials say local and county officials have continued to...

Wynwood real estate remains strong despite pandemic

Despite the pandemic, the real estate market is holding steady in Wynwood. There may be a delay in some hotel projects and other commercial...