Things to do

Pinecrest Gardens might be Miami’s coolest outdoor space

Get lost in Pinecrest Gardens. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Pinecrest Gardens was the place that our readers recommended most. It’s easy to see why: a wide range of educational activities and community gatherings take place amidst a stunning botanical garden. We couldn’t possibly fit in everything they do, so we encourage you to visit their website. […]

/ August 19, 2019


Where to find the hidden treasures in Pinecrest

The friendly staff at Wagon’s West is ready to greet you. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) When we asked you to recommend things to do in Pinecrest, we didn’t realize for how many incredible eateries would show up on the list. Prepare your Instagram – and bring a hungry friend or two – because Pinecrest is home […]

/ August 15, 2019


How to spend the perfect Sunday in Pinecrest

What’s your favorite pastelito? (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Pinecrest’s history begins in the early 1900s, when Henry Flagler used it as a staging area for construction of the Overseas Railroad to the Keys. By the mid-1930s, Pinecrest became a travel destination as the first home for Parrot Jungle, which is now home to the south Florida […]

/ August 14, 2019


Don’t live in Miami or Miami Beach? Here’s when your city or town will talk about the budget

Do you live in a city or town that isn’t Miami or Miami Beach? We’ve got you covered on when you can chime in on your budget process.

/ August 13, 2019


The folks behind Wynwood Yard won’t be bringing the yard to North Beach

The folks behind Wynwood Yard won’t be bringing the concept to North Beach.

/ August 9, 2019


The North Miami Public Library has more than books

A library for everyoneYou can check out more than just books at this library 🧘Posted by The New Tropic on Wednesday, August 7, 2019We spent weeks in North Miami drinking “The Wine of the Tropics,” eating 30 kinds of homemade cheese, and singing at a bar where drinks are named after the regulars. On our […]

/ August 6, 2019


To do: Add these upcoming 5K’s to your calendar

Lace up and head up. (📸: Filip Mroz) Whether this will be your first 5K or you already have a stack of medals on your wall, here are a few upcoming races you can add to your calendar (register now to save some $$$):    Miami Trail Festival Sept. 21, 2019 You’ll definitely get dirty […]

/ August 1, 2019


Here’s why a Miami native decided the Magic City needed its own creation myth

Miami environmentalist Andrew Otazo decided that Miami needed its own creation myth to celebrate the city, and show its imperfections.

/ July 25, 2019


Try this: Partner workout ideas

Friends that sweat together stay together. (📸: Nathz Guardia) It’s harder to hit snooze when you’ve got a workout buddy counting on you to show up at the gym at 7 a.m. So on International Friendship Day – Tuesday, July 30 – try sweating together with a friend. Here are a few ideas for you […]

/ July 25, 2019


This Miamian promotes environmental education in the community and the classroom

Miami native Barbara Martinez-Guerrero is the director of Dream in Green, an organization that focused on environmental education.

/ July 24, 2019