Little Havana Named National Treasure

Little Havana Named National Treasure

When local residents and activists learned about plans to change the zoning of Little Havana, we were worried. We learned that some developers were already “branding” the eastern part of the neighborhood as “West Brickell”; they wanted to...

Motorcycles & Rumba

So this is how it happened … the backstory. It was Friday afternoon. Here I was, imagining that I would just stay at home with my fractured ankle (I’m in my second month of healing, wearing a boot-cast), even though it was Viernes Culturales (Cultural...
A Tale of Enchantment, Little Havana Style

A Tale of Enchantment, Little Havana Style

Last Friday, from start to finish, was simply magical. It started with my walking tour for seven people: four of them from the states, three from Canada. During the three-hour excursion along Calle Ocho, I felt charged and inspired as I do on most of my tours. I love...