Things to do

Keeping Miami-Dade clean, one cleanup at a time

 Keeping Miami-Dade clean, one cleanup at a time by Zach Schlein As we approach the one-year anniversary of last year’s fish kill in Biscayne Bay and navigate a summer with record-breaking heat, the urgency of addressing climate change has never been more apparent. Daunting problems require creative solutions, which is why Oolite Arts invited Miami […]

/ July 20, 2021


6 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 […]

/ July 3, 2021


Miami Grime: A tour of beloved Miami dive bars

Sometimes what the spirit needs is just a good old watering hole to seek refuge. No frills. No bullshit. And no $13 drinks that take an hour to make and burn a hole in your pocket faster than you can say “Cheers!” Join local Paula Echevarria on a tour of some beloved Miami dive bars.

/ July 1, 2021


Miami loves a good croqueta, here’s the history of the tasty treat

Miami loves a good croqueta but where did these tasty treats come from? The history goes all the way to France

/ May 31, 2021


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, […]

/ May 11, 2021


Reader Giveaway: Afro Frequencies at ARTECHOUSE

Next week is the opening of Aṣẹ: Afro Frequencies, a new immersive and interactive digital art exhibit created by ARTECHOUSE in collaboration with Vince Fraser, a London-based Afro-surrealist visual artist and illustrator. Inspired by the idea of aṣẹ, the West African concept relating to our power to make things happen and produce change. Enter here […]

/ May 7, 2021


Miami Book Fair Celebrates Carnival with Little Haiti Book Festival Online

Little Haiti Book Festival coordinator author of the Badass Black Girl book series M.J. Fievre shares a heartfelt essay on Carnival in honor of Haitian Heritage Month and Miami Book Fair’s monthlong celebration.

/ May 4, 2021


Reader Giveaway: Time Out Market

Sebastian Fernandez Time Out Market Miami is celebrating its reopening with a generous giveaway for New Tropic readers — a $75 credit to use at any of its in-house restaurants! The chic food hall on Lincoln Road features nine exciting culinary concepts including three brand-new additions and is proud to welcome back delicious cuisine, craft […]

/ April 30, 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.

/ April 27, 2021


Miami history: What was there before?

Everything changes, including some beloved childhood haunts. Take a trip through some treasured spots in Miami’s past, from bakeries, to bowling alleys, to a center for snakes.

/ April 23, 2021