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Cracking open Creole with Little Haiti Book Festival

(📸: @miamibookfair) Miami Book Fair’s celebration of Haitian Heritage Month, Little Haiti Book Festival, is continuing its virtual programming this week. Creole, Creolish: Regionalisms in Haitian Creole is coming up this weekend, and we got a sneak peek at what to expect from M.J. Fievre, the festival’s director. The panel The experts on the panel, […]

Advocacy / May 11, 2021

Poetry still abounds as O, Miami winds down

O, Miami founder and executive director P. Scott Cunningham dished on how Miami’s annual poetry festival is closing out its 2021 edition and ways written word enthusiasts can look ahead to next year.

Art / April 27, 2021

Miami Waterkeeper has your sustainability schedule mapped out

Miami Waterkeeper has myriad ways for Miamians to give back to the 305’s natural wonders for Earth Month and beyond.

Environment / April 21, 2021

Locals to Know: Juliana Tafur dares you to “Listen Courageously”

The director behind the documentary “List(e)n” has partnered with The New Tropic and sister publications for “Listen Courageously – From Coast to Coast,” a virtual event redefining meaningful communication.

Miami / April 15, 2021

Locals to Know: Lolo Reskin talks Sweat Records’ Sweet 16 and more

Sweat Records owner co-founder Lolo Reskin spoke with The New Tropic about the Miami music hub’s 16th birthday, its history, and what comes next.

Business / March 11, 2021

Miami music in March 2021: Here’s what’s new right now

Afrobeta’s new documentary, “Birthright,” is coming out as part of the Miami Film Festival. 📸: @cristinaisabelrivera Tomorrow is Bandcamp Friday, when more of the money you pay for music goes directly to your favorite artists. But it’s also been a hot minute since we’ve done our infrequent This Week in Miami Music feature, so we […]

Miami / March 4, 2021

Locals to Know: Florencia Franceschetti on making it in Miami

Hustling as an independent creative was hard before the pandemic hit – thriving in the wake of it is nothing short of miraculous. But that’s just what Florencia Franceschetti has managed to do. Here’s her story.

Business / February 26, 2021

Locals to Know: Ryan Pfeffer of The Infatuation talks Miami restaurants and culture

What’s it like interviewing some of Miami’s biggest celebs? How can you support local restaurants right now? What’s a local story you need to pay more attention to? Ryan Pfeffer weighs in.

Drink / February 4, 2021

Miami’s biggest restaurant openings and closings in 2020

This year was a tough one for local businesses, especially restaurants. Here’s a round-up of the biggest restaurant openings and saddest closings of 2020.

Food / December 18, 2020

25 Gifts for Every Miamian on Your Shopping List

From local wine to coffee to clothes to home decor, here’s something for every Miamian on your list — and not just for the holiday season.

Things to do / December 8, 2020