Do you have a Miami Story to tell? Miami Stories is a program that allows current and former Miami-Dade County residents to share their unique Miami-related experiences. The project's mission is to collect, preserve and disseminate personal accounts of these experiences as a way to illuminate the past and enlighten the future.
Submitted stories are archived at HistoryMiami, and may be published online and in the "Neighbors" section of Sunday's Miami Herald. Select stories may also be published in el Nuevo Herald or broadcast on radio at WLRN-Miami Herald News.
A vast field of lights met my gaze as I flew into Miami for the first time in the late ’90s. To the west was the blackness of the Everglades and to the east, the ocean, but below me were lights — a breathtaking array of tightly packed luminescence, tantalizing and exciting. And ironic, as my love of...To read this story, click here.