(159 posts)

To do: Explore Brickell’s architecture

The First Presbyterian Church (📸: Photos by Angela Pedrao) Let’s stroll through the past — Miami’s past. This weekend, Dade Heritage Trust — Miami-Dade County’s largest preservation organization — will host their Winter Walk: The History and Architecture of Brickell.  It’s an opportunity to discover the history of the rapidly changing Brickell Avenue and to learn […]

Brickell / December 5, 2019

Go to this: Dribble Drive Against Cancer

Dribbling basketballs to help fight cancer. (📸: Baptist Health) GO TO THIS: This weekend, expect to see hundreds of people dribbling basketballs in the streets of Miami – all to support cancer research at Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute.  And there’s still time for you to get involved in the Dribble Drive Against Cancer. Here […]

Health / November 13, 2019

Meet this Broadway star: Mary Lou Rosato

David Greenspan and Mary Lou Rosato in The Bridge of San Luis Rey. (📸: Andrés Manner) MEET THIS MIAMI-BORN ACTRESS: 51 years later, she’s back.  Miami-born and -raised actress Mary Lou Rosato stars in The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Miami New Drama’s 2019-2020 season-opening play. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 17 at The […]

Art / November 13, 2019

Today’s to-do: 5 unique fruits to try

A fruitful adventure in Homestead. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Robert Is Here is known for its wide variety of rare and exotic fruit options. Don’t let the unknown name or scary exterior fool you. Learn what some of the best fruits around taste like and how to prepare them.  BTW, the popular fruit stand is just […]

Food / November 6, 2019

Today’s to-do: Five foodie spots in Homestead

Debra Allen – aka “Miss Debbie” – with one of her angelic creations. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Hope your stomach is ready for this adventure. Whether it’s exploring a couple of Caribbean spots or just sticking around for dessert, Homestead has you covered. 1. Where to go for tasty treats Sweet Delights Key Lime Pies 1485 […]

Food / November 4, 2019

Today’s to-do: Homestead hotspots

One of the many sweet finds in Homestead. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Want to swim with alligators? There’s a tank with your name on it in Homestead. If that’s not your jam, get some actual jam at this permanent fruit stand.  1. Where to go to see a castle Coral Castle Museum 28655 South Dixie Hwy, […]

Things to do / October 31, 2019

To-do: Kayak with a cause

The beach isn’t going to clean itself. (📸: Diana Perez, Virginia Key Outdoor Center) CHECK OUT THIS EVENT: Kayaking with a Cause — On Saturday, Nov. 2 we’re meeting up with Baptist Health and Debris Free Ocean at Virginia Key Outdoor Center for a kayak field trip and beach clean-up.   WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO TOGETHER: […]

Health / October 28, 2019

Four historic buildings in downtown Miami to know

Dade Heritage Trust is giving Miami the keys to unlock its cool history. (📸: Alfred Dupont Building) This weekend, Dade Heritage Trust is taking a (very) lucky group of people on a cocktail-based tour of downtown Miami’s most historic venues. Unfortunately, the popular event is sold out. (That’s why they’re so lucky.) But all is […]

History / October 24, 2019

Local to know: Brian Butler aka The Upper Hand Art

If you’ve seen this guy at a concert, you are probably in one of his sketches. (📸: Rod Deal) MEET THIS LOCAL: Brian Butler is the artist behind the moniker The Upper Hand Art. He is a radical dude who likes pizza and is totally a F.T.N.T. (Friend of The New Tropic). WHAT HE IS […]

Art / October 17, 2019

How to spend a day in Cutler Bay with family

Ruth Kinsman Thrift Shop and This and That Thrift offer two fun places to hunt for treasures with older kids. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Sky Zone 10200 SW 186th St, Cutler Bay, FL 33157 Transit tip: 4 min walk from Busway & SW 184 St; Bus 31, 38 Don’t let the kids have all the fun […]

Things to do / October 16, 2019