A conference looking at how Miami can become a nebula for technology start-ups is taking place Wednesday at the New World Center on Miami Beach.
Called Start-Up City: Miami, the conference is in part the brain-child of urban studies expert Richard Florida who lives part-time in Miami Beach.
Florida is a senior editor at the Atlantic and runs an institute for the study of economic prosperity at the University of Toronto.
Broward residents are reclaiming a little bit of county history. The nearly 100-year-old Sample-McDougald House is opening to the public this weekend.
The house has 17 rooms and a two-story wrap-around porch. It's considered a colonial revival-- an architectural style that became popular following the United States' centennial.
The newly minted museum has had a long journey to its new home in Pompano Beach.
The iconic Bacardi Tower and Museum located north of downtown Miami has been sold.
And in keeping with its artistic exterior, its interior will serve as a new home to the arts.
National YoungArts, Foundation, created by Ted and Lin Arison in 1981, will set up shop in the blue-and-white-tiled building, which was designated historic in 2009.
The tower and the nearby smaller stained-glass building complex will be revamped in part by Frank Gehry, who designed the New World Symphony's home on Miami Beach.
The purchase price is $10 million.