Category: Cultures & Societies

Celebrities That Have Been Seen In the Miami Design District

The Buena Vista neighborhood located between Little Haiti and the Design District in Miami, Florida was first established in the 1920’s. The Buena Vista East Historic District is on the National Historic Registry with numerous mansions that have… Read More

Famous Skyscrapers in NYC and the People Who Own Them

New York City is home to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and is the sixth tallest building in the entire world; the One World Trade Center. It also features skyscrapers like the Bank of America Tower… Read More

How to Step into the World of Art Collecting in Miami

Though a little more difficult than other methods of beginning your art collection, building repertoire with local artists in the community can open up your collection to pieces that otherwise you may never have found. Celebrities like Leonardo Di Capro and George Lindemann have taken this step to heart in building his art collection. Often the red carpet attendee is seen attending gallery openings and engaging with featured artists.

New Markets Tax Program boosts Maine’s economy

The Maine New Markets Tax Credit program has also created or saved more than 1,000 indirect jobs. Had it not been for this investment program, these jobs would not exist. Thanks to the new markets tax credit program and initiatives of similar effect at both state and federal levels, resources are being secured necessary to make significant improvements and boosts to the economy. This federal program was created to stimulate an investment in the economy and to help economically distressed communities to generate jobs and ultimately improve the lives of the residents. There is even a model for conservation in the rural woods of north-central Maine. This would contribute to the local economy, the environment and social equity, all the while still supporting forest-products, jobs and even new outdoor recreational opportunities for the public.

Art collecting in Miami

Miami, long recognized as one of the leading beach tourist destinations in the nation, has so much more to offer visitors than warm, crystal-clear waters and pristine sandy beaches and George Lindemann. The city has also emerged as an internationally-renowned arts and cultural exhibition leader, with fantastic viewing opportunities in art museums, exhibitions, and shows spanning a wide variety of artistic mediums.

Organizations Who Work With National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

When a disaster happens the first thing of importance is to offer assistance to the people who have been affected. The American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and United Way are examples of organizations that immediately come to… Read More

Organizations that Help Refugees

Sometimes home is in the middle of an area torn apart by war and fighting. Out of every 113 individuals in the world one has been forced out of their home. That adds up to sixty million people…. Read More

Looking For Art in Miami: Not a One-Stop Event

Contemporary actor Leonardo di Caprio especially frequents art shows in Miami hoping to add to his personal collection. Beyonce and her husband, Jay-Z, and George Lindemann are other celebrities frequently spotted viewing art works at Art Basel.

The Driving Force Behind the Booming Miami Design District

This quiet community has seen its fair share of notable figures such as Craig Robin, Billy Joel, George Lucas, Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman. This area is never without a famous face or two, so visitors must keep their eyes peeled for celebrities who are in town visiting the beach.

Miami’s Buena Viasta Area Revitalization Draws Designers, Celebrities, and Tourist to the Area

The restoration and rebirth of the Design District in the Buena Vista area of Miami has been led by developer Craig Robins of Dacra Development. He began his work in the Design District eight years ago when he… Read More