El Tamalero de Hialeah will fill your stomach and fix your arthritis

Romelio Reyes had a religious experience in the mountains of Cuba as a kid and he’s had a “magic touch” ever since.

/ July 5, 2016

Bob and weave: What it takes to be a Hialeah vendedor

Beneath the chaotic appearance of Hialeah’s vendedor industry are complicated procedures and laws. Silvio Moreno, a street seller himself, fights for vendedores’ rights and educates the next generation.

/ July 4, 2016

The New Tropic’s Hialeah jams

These are the sounds of Hialeah: everything from Cuban classics to booty bass. Listen in.

/ June 27, 2016

Miami Mystery: Why don’t Hialeah’s street numbers make sense?

Hialeah can be tricky to navigate if you don’t know what you’re doing. But don’t blame Hialeah, bro.

/ June 23, 2016

What issues affect Hialeah?

Fed up with being derided as the land of agua, fango y factoria, Hialeah’s redefining itself in a big way. Elected officials and community members are using arts and culture to give this former factory town a facelift, stoking hometown pride while they’re at it.

/ June 22, 2016

Hialeah history

In the 1920s it attracted the rich and famous, then it became a textile industry hub attracting Jewish laborers. Now it’s a home to Latinos from all over.

/ June 22, 2016

Where to eat in Hialeah

Ok, obviously Hialeah’s got some of the best Cuban and Latino food in town — but its also got fire latkes, pizza, and crepes. Vamonos already, tengo hambre.

/ June 22, 2016

People to know in Hialeah

There’s a lot of people who have got a lot of love for Hialeah. Meet the people who made Hialeah what it is and those working hard to mold its vibrant future.

/ June 22, 2016

Where to drink in Hialeah

One of the best bars is in a strip mall and the illest dancing is in a Cuban sandwich shop. The Hialeah drank scene is super low key… and that’s what makes it so much fun.

/ June 22, 2016

What to explore in Hialeah

Escape the concrete jungle of Miami’s urban core and revel in Hialeah’s green space or its water parks. Outdoors not your thing? Swing by the AmerTec Building and wonder how the heck this Gaudí-like edifice ended up in Hialeah.

/ June 22, 2016