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The Miami procrastinator’s guide to voting in the 2020 general election

(🎨: The New Tropic illustration) We get it: Politics are stressful at the moment. You know what, scratch that, they’re downright scary.  You’ve probably already heard this in every way possible, but it bears repeating: The 2020 general election is very important, and it’s absolutely crucial that each of us plays our part and casts […]

/ October 1, 2020


Why right now is the ‘lightning in a bottle’ moment for commuter rail in Miami

Some renderings for the future. (🎨: Courtesy of Wynwood BID + Naturalficial)  Have your voice be heard Tired of traffic gridlock throughout our roads and highways? Join Wynwood BID in urging County Commissioners to approve commuter rail. Learn more about the project.   This article is sponsored by Wynwood Business Improvement District. Wynwood Business Improvement […]

/ September 2, 2020


August 2020 Primary Election Guide

Our August 2020 Primary Election Guide is out and ready for you to research the candidates.

/ August 3, 2020


✊🏾A Crowdsourced Guide to Supporting #BlackLivesMatter

“He asked for a minute of silence for George Floyd, which the crowd welcomed.” – Stefano Bortoletto (📸: @revelry_photography) Looking for people to follow, resources to read or watch or ways to contribute? Below you’ll find reader and team-submitted links that we hope are useful in the fight for justice. This list is by no […]

/ June 3, 2020


Senior Send-Off: Gabriela from Immaculate LaSalle

Dear Seniors, I have been very sentimental thinking about how I’m not having all the senior activities, a year that is supposed to be the best year. The culmination of hard work but then I am reminded that that’s life not everything goes according to our plans and knowing how to deal with that is […]

/ May 21, 2020


Senior Send-Off: Lakitta writes to William H. Turner Tech

To the prestigious Class of 2020. Walking through the halls our Freshman Year, we all expected our Senior Year to be the most memorable part of high school. We claimed that 2020 would be our year, anticipating the incentives that came along with us becoming seniors. Whether it was screaming to the top of our […]

/ May 14, 2020


Senior Send-Off: Kristian writes to Westland Hialeah Senior High

In 2016, I took my first steps as a Wildcat. I had expected a lot of hoopla about Westland; red and black everywhere; anything and everything Wildcat related, you name it, I figured they had it. But what I sure didn’t anticipate was an overwhelming, gigantic wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling poster of the inside of a T-Rex’s […]

/ May 14, 2020


Senior Send-Off: Julianna writes to Ronald Reagan Senior High

Dear Mighty Bison,   In a time where we should all be coming together to end out the year, we now have to stay apart and distance ourselves from one another. Our lives have come to an abrupt pause, leaving us confused and scared. Our health, our safety, our friends, our faculty, our teachers; we had […]

/ May 14, 2020


Meet Cristina Gonzalez, co-founder of Primary

With all this newfound time spent at home and thus, in our neighborhood, many of us are getting to know our neighbors a little bit more. This ethos of knowing your neighborhood community is nothing new for Cristina Gonzalez, co-founder of Primary gallery and curatorial partner of Commissioner. The backdrop of the interview is an […]

/ May 7, 2020


Looking for resources and ways to support the Miami community during the coronavirus pandemic? We got you

Local organizations in Miami are adapting and responding to coronavirus. Here’s how you can get involved.

/ April 24, 2020