Things to do

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


This camp is Miami’s own summer school of rock for young girls and non-binary youth

Since 2015, Miami Girls Rock Camp has been helping empower girls and non-binary youth while teaching them to make music.

/ July 23, 2019


Luna Star Cafe’s owner puts the mom in ‘mom ‘n’ pop’

She puts the "Mom" in Mom-and-PopLuna Star Cafe's regulars haven't missed a week in 23 years.Posted by The New Tropic on Friday, July 19, 2019Alexis Sanfield puts the “Mom” in Mom ‘n’ Pop. The Luna Star Cafe has been in business since 1996 and Alexis he considers herself as “out of the box” as her […]

/ July 22, 2019


Go to this: Miami Dolphins training camp

Ready, set, hike to Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. (📸: Andrew McElroy) GO TO THIS: Don’t wait for fall to get your football on. The Miami Dolphins Training Camp is free and open to the public this summer. What better way to root for the home team than to get an up-close-and-personal […]

/ July 18, 2019


How to: Treat yourself to a spa day in Miami

Self-care is a mantra worth repeating. And sometimes, you need to practice it even more. It’s time to treat yourself with Miami Spa Month July 1 to August 31.  Many spas are celebrating with special discounts on massages, facials and pedicures. Others offer services like yoga and getting a massage with your dog. Here are […]

/ July 9, 2019


Española Way staycation & dinner giveaway

We’ve got a staycation on Española Way with a two-night stay at El Paseo Hotel, plus dinner for two at Boteco Copacabana to giveaway to one lucky subscriber.   Located right on Española Way, El Paseo offers beautifully styled rooms and suites, steps from quaint boutiques, sidewalk cafes, and a vibrant food and nightlife scene. We’ll […]

/ July 6, 2019


The little bookstore that could — and did

The little bookstore that could – and didFor the multilingual bookworm.Posted by The New Tropic on Friday, July 5, 2019Little Haiti’s Libreri Mapou has been recognized as a Haitian cultural institution by the Library of Congress, and has one of the largest collections of Haitian literature, poetry, and history books outside of Haiti. What started […]

/ July 5, 2019