Not Welcome to Miami Shores

Miami Shores Village is located just north of the City of Miami. This mostly single-family community has a population of approximately 11,000 residents. Miami Shores can be considered to be relatively wealthy with a median household income of about $100,000. The village is surrounded by much poorer areas to the North and West which are… Read more…

Urban Daddy – Father and Son Ninja Warriors

Several months ago my 5-year-old son and I started working out at the Focused Movement Academy (FMA). This gym was established to meet a growing need in the South Florida area to develop and train individuals at all levels of fitness. Your goal might be to become stronger or faster, or maybe you want to… Read more…

Biscayne Boulevard – Dangerous by Design

  Smart Growth America is one of the leading advocates for federal policies and programs that support the best in neighborhood development. Its ongoing research helps shape the national discourse on how development strategies can improve the lives of urbanists. Dangerous by Design In the 2016 Dangerous by Design study by Smart Growth America, the… Read more…

The One Thing Your Smart City (Probably) Doesn’t Have

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “Smart Cities”. So what is a Smart City? According to Techopedia: “A smart city is a designation given to a city that incorporates information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance the quality and performance of urban services such as energy, transportation, and utilities in order to reduce… Read more…