Neighborhoods

What’s up in Little Havana: Life House

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Life House Hotel is Little Havana’s first boutique hotel, and it’s not just for travelers. It’s for locals who want to live like they travel here. The courtyard feels more like a backyard with its plants, hammock, and edible garden. The cafe, Parcela, offers a modern take on Latin cuisine—inspired […]

/ May 8, 2019


What are your questions about Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood?

Got questions about Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood? Submit them and we’ll dig for the answers.

/ May 7, 2019


Avocado toast on pan cubano? Yes, please

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Old Station Cafe is bringing that Miami flair to Calle Ocho without those Miami prices. The colorful patio is hard to miss and their food is hard to resist. The guac toast (just $4.50) is served on Cuban bread with all the fixings, their pan con lechon ($5) is slow-roasted […]

/ May 2, 2019


Neighborhood spotlight on Little Havana

Want to learn more about Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood? We’ve got you covered.

/ May 1, 2019


Los Pinareños Fruteria is Little Havana’s best-kept secret

Los Pinareños: Little Havana’s oldest, best-kept secretHere's where to find the fresh fruit of Little Havana 🥥– Made possible by Visit MiamiPosted by The New Tropic on Thursday, April 18, 2019THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Los Pinareños Fruteria is an open-air fresh fruit and juice market: a true mom-and-pop shop that’s been family-run for more than 50 years. […]

/ April 29, 2019


Chocolate, Miamified

Chocolate, MiamifiedForget Despacito. Here's Exquisito — Miami's first chocolate factory.–Made possible by Visit MiamiPosted by The New Tropic on Tuesday, April 16, 2019THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Exquisito Chocolates is Miami’s first chocolate factory, and they like to “Latinize” and “Miami-fy” their bean-to-bar bon bons: “Little Guavana” is made with fresh guava, and “Miami Vice” is […]

/ April 29, 2019


How did Miami’s Little Havana become the home for Cuban immigrants? We took a look at the history

A reader asked us how Little Havana became an anchor for Miami’s Cuban immigrant population, so we took a closer look.

/ April 25, 2019


Contributing to the health of West Kendall and beyond

Baptist Health helps West Kendall (and South Florida) stay healthy and happy with interesting events like goat yoga. (📸: Alexa Caravia) Baptist Health cares about supporting the health of our local neighborhoods and building strong communities. The recent addition of a full-service emergency center in West Kendall, coupled with the established West Kendall Baptist Hospital […]

/ April 9, 2019


What are your questions about Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood?

Got questions about Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood? Submit them and we’ll dig for the answers.

/ April 4, 2019


Tea ‘n Sanity has books ‘n more

THE PLACE: Tea ‘n Sanity is the last used book store in Miami-Dade County. Eunice Rodriguez takes in more than 2,000 books every week, but at this shop, you’ll find much more than books. It’s a combination book exchange ‘n medicinal herb shop. Rodriguez is a self-taught herbalist and will custom-blend herbs and essential oils […]

/ March 28, 2019