Culture Designers

Bloggers in Arms: Beached Miami Marks its 2nd B-Day

Culture Designers Chats Up Co-Captain Jordan Melnick 

Miami’s an amazing place — you know it, we know it, and so does everyone else. But the Magic City’s blogs make our town just a bit more amazing. Of the small slew worthy of merit and mention is Beached Miami, which this Saturday night marks its Second Birthday with a blowout bash starring top-notch locals at that perennial hotspot known as The Stage. To celebrate the occasion — and to herald Beached’s continuous keen — Culture Designers got with co-captain Jordan Melnick. Here’s what he had to say:

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Neighborhood Profile: Native Films

Wynwood’s long been wowing the world with its art, be it on the street or in the gallery, but what many folks don’t know is the ‘hood also houses some of the most enterprising creatives in other fields as well. Take, for instance, Native Films. The 15 year-old outfit began life on South Beach when that particular stretch of sand still could stand feisty upstarts; a year ago though company kingpin Craig Whitaker saw that the new and now was goin’ down on the Mainland and quickly picked up and moved shop. If the onslaught of heavy-hitting accounts he’s since landed is any indication, it was the right move indeed.

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