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SAMANTHA BROWN’S PLACES TO LOVE
Miami, Florida

 

At Wynwood Walls, Samantha tours this unique outdoor destination featuring huge, colorful street murals by artists from around the globe. In Little Haiti, Samantha meets Chef BJ at his popular Bon Gout BBQ and samples tasty Haitian style BBQ. Launching from the Miccosukee reservation, Samantha takes an airboat tour through the heart of the Everglades with guide, Charles Kropke, who discuss the indigenous wildlife, history of the area and the proud Miccosukee Tribe that inhabit it. In the Design District, Samantha discusses the Miami food scene with Chef Brad Kilgore at his popular restaurant, Ember Miami, where they sample his fire-roasted 30-layer lasagna and tasty Rice Krispy treats. From jackfruit to allspice to the miracle fruit, Samantha tours the unique Fruit & Spice Park, where over 500 varieties of fruit, vegetables, spices & herbs from around the world all locally grown in this unique park. At Cubaocho Museum & Performing Arts Center in Little Havana, Samantha talks with art collector/owner, Roberto Ramos, at his one-of-a-kind venue that features musical performances, a bar specializing in rum and where the story of Cuba is told via rotating art. In Overtown, Samantha visits the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum and talks with 93-year old Lt. Archie McKay, who served on the force of Miami’s first all-black police station and courthouse established in 1954. On Biscayne Bay, Samantha goes sailing with Harry Horgan, who has developed an incredible program, Shake-A-Leg Miami, that utilizes the marine environment to improve the health, education, and independence of children and adults with physical, developmental and economic challenges, in an inclusive community setting.