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  • The Summer Court

    Miami is the City of Endless Summer, and if the Summer Court has anything to say about it, it will stay that way for a long, long time. Ruled by Grandfather Thunder, an old and wily changeling and one of the only surviving founders of the freehold of …

  • Overtown

    Directly north of Downtown Miami lies Overtown, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Created in 1896, the same year Miami was incorporated, Overtown was born out of the Jim Crow laws of the day. The law restricted where blacks were permitted to …

  • Liberty City

    Along with Overtown, Liberty City is Miami’s largest African American community, with more than half of the city’s African American population. The neighborhood runs east from 27th Avenue to I-95, and from 97th Street south to 41st Street. Liberty City …

  • Grandfather Thunder

    “I’m very sorry you feel that way. Perhaps we can find an… alternative way to resolve your grievance.” A longshoreman named Juozapas Tirva was one of the people reported missing and never found after the 1926 hurricane. When the howling storm reached its …

  • Deathless Ivan

    "Ha! That was funny. Try that again.” Russian folklore tells tales of Koschei the Deathless, a cruel and vicious man who could not be killed because he kept his soul bound up in a needle, which was hidden inside an egg, which was in a duck, which was in …