Things to do

You don’t have to travel north for the arts

When Hurricane Andrew devastated Cutler Bay and surrounding areas, the federal government set aside money to help rebuild the southern end of the county. The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center was born as part of these rebuilding efforts. Since 2011, it’s been the mission of the SMDCAC to provide various opportunities for the community to […]

/ November 12, 2019


Where to go for a hearty American-style meal

We only have a handful of classic style diners in Miami, but Wagon’s West helps fill that gap with large servings, great food, and classic Americana decor. Walter “Wally” Munch has been serving hearty portions and friendly service 7 days a week for 40 years. And once you step inside Wagon’s West, it’s easy to […]

/ November 12, 2019


Hyperlocal Lattes

There’s nothing quite like hanging out at a great coffee shop that gets the ‘vibes’ just right, and that’s what you’ll get at Brewing Buddha Cafe & Arthouse.  Jordan and Cassidy are brothers and co-owners of this Pinecrest art gallery / tea and coffee shop that’s bringing hyperlocal lattes to Pinecrest – where they grew […]

/ November 12, 2019


These are the results of the Nov. 5 election in Miami-Dade County

Here are the results of the Nov. 5 elections in Miami-Dade County.

/ November 5, 2019


Today’s to-do: Homestead hotspots

One of the many sweet finds in Homestead. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Want to swim with alligators? There’s a tank with your name on it in Homestead. If that’s not your jam, get some actual jam at this permanent fruit stand.  1. Where to go to see a castle Coral Castle Museum 28655 South Dixie Hwy, […]

/ October 31, 2019


How to spend a day in Cutler Bay with family

Ruth Kinsman Thrift Shop and This and That Thrift offer two fun places to hunt for treasures with older kids. (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Sky Zone 10200 SW 186th St, Cutler Bay, FL 33157 Transit tip: 4 min walk from Busway & SW 184 St; Bus 31, 38 Don’t let the kids have all the fun […]

/ October 16, 2019


Why this Miami filmmaker focused her lens on Little Haiti

Miami filmmaker Monica Sorelle has focused her lens on Little Haiti as the neighborhood grapples with gentrification.

/ October 15, 2019


Today’s how-to: Spend a day in Cutler Bay

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (📸: Bruce Pinchbeck) Let’s go exploring in Cutler Bay! First we need to get brunch at Pubgrill (Transit stop: 7 min walk from SW 112 Ave & # 20760; Bus routes 31, 38) and experience their weekly rotating specials. Beloved by locals, this rotating menu brings guests back again and […]

/ October 3, 2019


Meet the Miami native behind a Florida-inspired episode of ‘Big Mouth’

“Big Mouth” writer Victor Quinaz is a Miami native who inspired a Florida-themed episode of the show that will screen at O Cinema South Beach.

/ October 1, 2019


Chemex Coffee Pour-Over: A recipe from ‘A Taste of Coral Gables’

All you need for this recipe is a Chemex coffee brewer (and some locally roasted coffee). Threefold Cafe in Coral Gables brews a coffee pour-over that tastes like blueberries.  And now, with the soon-to-be-released “A Taste of Coral Gables” cookbook, you can make your restaurant favorites at home. All you need for this recipe is […]

/ September 13, 2019