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🍹 This Miami Gardens juice company wants to go national

All the latest from Hy-Lo News and The New Tropic What Miami news story are you following right now? I’m always following what’s on Hy-Lo News, my hyper-local online news site dedicated to urban millennials in South Florida. One interview we published featured Ruban Roberts, President of the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP.  We discussed […]

archived: newsletters / November 23, 2020

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😎 It’s a kick-your-feet-up kind of Friday

Plus, a promising vaccine and the end of an era in Miami journalism. Folks, it’s Friday. Can you feel that? The wind breezing through your hair, the caress of cold air brushing against your face? There’s been so much going on in Miami this week that we haven’t even had the space to note how […]

archived: newsletters / November 20, 2020

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👏 Give it up for Give Miami Day

Plus, Miami movers and shakers share how donations can make a difference. Hello and welcome to Thursday — a.k.a. Give Miami Day! Today we’ve got an extra-special edition of The New Tropic dedicated to one of the most important days in Miami. Today’s newsletter is all about giving back to the city that we love and […]

archived: newsletters / November 19, 2020

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📚 Thumbing through this year’s Miami Book Fair

Plus, Why more green spaces are good for the Magic City. Welcome to Wednesday, Miami. If you haven’t been tuning into the Miami Book Fair these past few days… What have you been doing? As one would expect from an annual gathering going 37 years strong, Miami Dade College’s celebration of the written word has […]

archived: newsletters / November 18, 2020

12 Best Bike Paths and Trails in Miami

You survived the Miami winter. Now get out there and enjoy our beautiful weather.

Health / July 25, 2020

Spotlight: Bakehouse Art Complex

A recent Bakehouse art exhibit (📸: Mateo Serna Zapata) This weekend, throwback smells at Bakehouse Art Complex. Dade Heritage Trust, Miami’s leading organization for historic preservation and celebration, will be hosting a Baking in Historic Places event tomorrow. (FYI: The non-profit has been on a roll lately and their events quickly sell out — including this […]

History / January 30, 2020

YoungArts Week: A chance to see the future of the arts

The 2019 YoungArts winners in dance. (📸: Em Watson) National YoungArts Week kicks off Jan. 6 and for some of the young artists attending, they’ll see a familiar face. Santino Fontana (2000 YoungArts Winner in Theater and Voice & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts) is a Tony Award-winning actor and star of Broadway’s TOOTSIE […]

Things to do / December 23, 2019

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