Category: Features


Island Style

How do you encapsulate an entire country’s history and lifestyle into a clothing brand? Bahamian designer and lifestylist Jay-Jay Percentie is on a mission to accomplish just that.

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Bit By Bit

How Chris Stegner’s very young yet highly touted company, Very Big Things, is putting South Florida’s startup scene on the map.

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Redefining Home

What would American architecture look like with more Black voices? Architect and scholar Germane Barnes explores the scaffolding of liberation.

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From Zero to Hero

Through the Zero Empty Spaces program, retail spaces that formerly stocked apparel, shoes and housewares are now showcasing a different product: working artists.

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Defending A Dream

Imagine the most vile words fans and opponents can say to a Black NHL player. Former Florida Panthers enforcer Peter Worrell has heard them all—and now he’s working to make sure the next generation of hockey players don’t experience the same sting.

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On the Sunny Side

Stacy Ritter, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, went from promoting sun and sand to safety and sanitation in a matter of days. She shares how she’s changing the marketing game by strategically supporting local businesses and residents while gearing up to welcome tourists whenever they’re ready to return.

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