(178 posts)

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: 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

Today’s to-do: A bike ride in Brownsville

The crown jewel of Brownsville: Historic Hampton House (📸: Historic Hampton House) THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Let’s go to Brownsville. Kenneth Kilpatrick is glad he came back to Brownsville.   Kenneth’s grandfather owned Spic N Span, a mom and pop grocery store in the neighborhood, for a number of years. It was Kenneth’s family ties that brought […]

History / October 10, 2019

Today’s how-to: Spend a day in Cutler Bay

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Let’s go exploring in Cutler Bay! First we need to get brunch at Pubgrill (Transit stop: 7 min walk from SW 112 Ave & # 20760; Bus routes 31, 38) and experience their weekly rotating specials. Beloved by locals, this rotating menu brings guests back again and […]

Things to do / October 3, 2019

Today’s how-to: 5 places to eat in Cutler Bay

Head to Cutler Bay and sample the BBQ at Down South BBQ Rib Shack. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Cutler Bay is surprisingly delicious. While mostly residential, the town has main arteries that provide a wide range of cuisines and places to relax with friends and family. Most are located on Dixie Highway and Old Cutler Road, […]

Food / October 2, 2019