(12 posts)

Miss Debbie is Miami’s happiest baker. And her key lime pies are insanely delicious.

To get the best key lime pie in South Florida, you don’t have to hit the Keys – you only have to go as far as Homestead. What used to be an unassuming building off South Dixie Highway now bursts with bright color that matches the vibrant personality of Sweet Delights Bakery owner Miss Debbie herself. […]

Food / December 28, 2016

Shakes, Scorpion Shots, and Star Fruit Wine

If you’ve been itching for scorpion shots or star fruit wine, South Dade has got you.

Drink / December 15, 2016

This is what happens when you eat miracle fruit

Homestead fave Robert is Here sells miracle fruit among all the other weird and wonderful things he sells. We explored whether they’re worth the hype.

Neighborhoods / December 13, 2016

Transit Loves the Arts Winners Announced!

The judges have spoken on whose art gets a place of honor on our buses. We’re proud to announce our five finalists (we were actually able to award five full bus wraps!) and 10 runners-up.

Things to do / September 29, 2016

Let’s have some fun on transit with Brian Butler

Talking about transit can be fun. Over the next couple months, we’re going to prove that.

Transit / July 7, 2016

“I love Miami because…”

People love to hate on Miami, but there’s a lot to love too. We asked our members to share what makes them proud to rep the Magic City.

People / February 25, 2016

Miami leaders on how they’ll #solveMIAtransit

We asked Miami leaders how they would fix our transit. Now we want you to weigh in.

People / February 21, 2016

Road Trip: The Upper Keys

We took a road trip with local photographer Woo Supreme to explore the local favorites, hidden places, and essential stops on a journey to the Upper Keys.

Travel / September 24, 2015

Video: How to bike to the Beach without the Venetian

Our own Bruce Pinchbeck likes to bike over to work from the beach. Like many Miami cyclists, he’s concerned about today’s closure of the Venetian Causeway — the slowest and safest bridge for bikes and pedestrians, in his and many others’ estimation. He took a ride with Colin Worth, Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Miami, over the MacArthur and back across the Julia Tuttle, to find out what cyclists should be watching out for. Here’s what we found.

Transit / June 1, 2015

Miami Questions: Can I pee in the ocean?

While we at The New Tropic care a whole lot about Miami and about the serious things affecting all of us, we’re also willing to dive into less heady topics of local curiosity. We asked for your weird questions, and it seems many of us have a particular recurring debate: Is it OK to pee in the ocean? So, we’re here to help you settle it once and for all.

Environment / February 6, 2015