(97 posts)

Hear the authentic stories of Wynwood

Della Heiman, Juan C. Sanchez, and Tanya Bravo are ready to tell the stories of Wynwood. 📸: Pedro Portal GO TO THIS: Juggerknot Theatre Company is gearing up to celebrate the Wynwood neighborhood with its upcoming Wynwood Stories production. Starting April 16, the theater group will bring the neighborhood’s stories to life at the soon-to-be-closing Wynwood […]

Things to do / March 20, 2019

Helping Miamians explore their backyards

Portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., as seen in Liberty City in 2008. Photo by 305mia Miami is a vibrant city filled with equally vibrant neighborhoods that are full of interesting stories to tell. The Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to support that storytelling. The Bureau is tasked with promoting our city […]

Liberty City / February 25, 2019

A safe space to talk sex and sexuality

One of WEAM’s gallery walls. (📸: World Erotic Art Museum) Before the arrival of the eggplant and peach emojis, there was erotic art. Founded in October 2005 by the late Dr. Naomi Wilzig, the World Erotic Art Museum is home to the largest collection of erotic art in the world. Included in the collection are […]

Things to do / February 19, 2019

This immigrant-powered startup is helping airlines soar

Just a small part of EveryMundo’s 84-person team. (📸: @everymundo) Some people say there’s not enough technical talent in Miami. Anton Diego disagrees. “It’s just a matter of how you leverage that talent and how you position that talent to be successful,” he said. “You have to invest in people differently if they come from […]

Business / February 14, 2019

Inspiring neighborhoods with art projects. That’s the Pinnacle way.

Pinnacle Communities works to inspire and build quality communities in Miami’s neighborhoods  — with a creative flair. The full-service real estate development company has nearly 9,000 apartment units across the U.S.      You can spot one of Pinnacle’s most iconic buildings just off I-95: It’s the blue apartment building with the Britto “Love Blossoms” sculpture […]

Things to do / February 1, 2019

Growing Miami start-up says its diverse workforce is one of its greatest strengths

YellowPepper co-founder and CEO, Serge Elkiner, center, celebrates the diversity of the Miami-based business. Photo by YellowPepper YellowPepper is red hot. Last year, the Miami-based company that helps people make cashless transactions closed $12.5 million in Series D financing, growing its total investments from Visa and other partners to $50 million in funding. The exponentially […]

Business / January 28, 2019

How to score a free pair of Nikes

Want a free pair? Details below. Photo by Nike We teamed up with our running pals at Nike to give away FIVE PAIRS of the soon-to-be-released Epic React Flyknit 2.0 ‘Pixel’ Colorway shoes (valued at $150 per pair). Want to enter? Head over to The New Tropic’s Instagram (contest now closed) and tag a friend and […]

Health / January 24, 2019

Conductor conductor, what’s your function?

Dean Whiteside, Conductor Fellow at New World Symphony Alexa Caravia We’ve all seen an orchestral conductor doing their thing on stage. They seem kinda important, right? After all, they are right in front, leading the music, and even bow to the audience after a performance. So what, exactly, do they do? To find out, we […]

Music / January 24, 2019

Steal these poster ideas to cheer on Miami Marathon runners

Support Miami’s runners in Nike’s Cheer Zone at Mile 12. Photo by Nike If you have a friend running in the marathon this weekend — or even if you don’t — the 20,000 runners hitting the streets of Miami could use your support. One of the best ways to show your love is to make […]

Health / January 22, 2019

A showcase of talented musicians

pc: Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau To call the accomplishments of the New World Symphony Fellows “amazing” would be selling them short. This is a group of 84 recent college grads from all over the world chosen to perform and learn at NWS. One of the highlights of being a Fellow is being selected […]

Things to do / January 17, 2019