Ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

How about a bike ride with mom in Shark Valley? (📸: russimages) Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the mother and mother figures in your life: CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Grab a bike and take mom on a bike ride on one of South Florida’s paved trails. You could […]

/ May 7, 2019

Take your team to the Dolphins Family Fit Fest

Join Baptist in “The Bubble.” (📸: Baptist Health) GO TO THIS: Now in its fifth year, the Dolphins Family Fit Fest will welcome and challenge kids of all ages next Saturday, May 4, in Davie. Participants can expect NFL-style football drills, free fruits and vegetables from Baptist, and a high-energy Zumba class.   WHY TO […]

/ April 23, 2019

Looking to start a family in Miami? Here’s some tips from a local expert

If you’re looking to start a family in Miami, here’s a few things you should keep in mind.

/ April 22, 2019

At Zaytouna, Syrian refugees start from scratch

WHAT SHE’S DOING: Christa Tawil believes that food can bridge the cultural gaps that separate us. That’s why she founded Zaytouna, an organization by and for Syrian refugee women to help each other resettle in South Florida and gain financial independence. At Zaytouna, the women produce homemade foods from the Middle East, such as baklava, […]

/ April 15, 2019

Helping adults with developmental disabilities thrive in Miami

The WOW Center at a recent outing to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. (📸: @wowcentermiami) MEET THIS ORGANIZATION: Founded in the early 1970s, The WOW Center is an Adult Day Training facility that helps people with developmental disabilities thrive in Miami. WHAT THEY ARE DOING: The mission of The WOW Center is to “offer […]

/ April 2, 2019

How to recognize the warning signs of postpartum depression

You are not alone. (📸: Volkan Olmez) THE NEWS: The FDA recently approved a new drug for women suffering from postpartum depression, but it won’t come cheap. Zulresso (or Brexanolone), the first drug specifically designed to treat PPD, is a 60-hour injection that will cost at least $20,000—and that hefty price tag doesn’t include the […]

/ March 26, 2019

Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019

How to score a free pair of Nikes

Want a free pair? Details below. Photo by Nike We teamed up with our running pals at Nike to give away FIVE PAIRS of the soon-to-be-released Epic React Flyknit 2.0 ‘Pixel’ Colorway shoes (valued at $150 per pair). Want to enter? Head over to The New Tropic’s Instagram (contest now closed) and tag a friend and […]

/ January 24, 2019

Steal these poster ideas to cheer on Miami Marathon runners

Support Miami’s runners in Nike’s Cheer Zone at Mile 12. Photo by Nike If you have a friend running in the marathon this weekend — or even if you don’t — the 20,000 runners hitting the streets of Miami could use your support. One of the best ways to show your love is to make […]

/ January 22, 2019

7 ways to have a healthy-ish happy hour in Miami

Look! Even these stock photo employees can do a walk and talk meeting. A few weeks ago, we asked for your best ideas to stay healthy while you work, and you guys did not disappoint. Today, we’re bringing you seven of our favorite tips, all sent in by our readers. Thanks to everyone who submitted, […]

/ May 21, 2018