Things to do

Seek (And Find) South Florida’s African American History

A scene from the Carver High School Prom in the 1940s. Historical documents like this can be found in some of our best local museums. (📸: Courtesy of The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum) The contributions that African-, Caribbean-, and Bahamian-American people have made to the development of South Florida are plentiful and significant. However, they […]

/ February 16, 2022

Celebrate community and connect with the next generation at the Black Youth Awareness Art Festival

Youth artwork from the upcoming Black History Youth Art Awareness Festival. (📸: Spady Cultural Heritage Museum) Milagro Center and Spady Cultural Heritage Museum are collaborating to celebrate Black History Month with the Black History Youth Art Awareness Festival (BHYAAF) taking place on Friday, February 18. This community project is taking place outdoors at the Spady […]

/ February 9, 2022

Locals to Know: Mariah Forde champions Miami’s classical music talent

(📸: Courtesy of Mariah Forde) Today’s Locals to Know is sponsored by New World Symphony. Starting tomorrow, NWS is presenting I Dream a World: The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond, a five-day festival exploring and celebrating the Harlem Renaissance, its history, and the epicenters of Black artistic excellence that flourished around it during the 1920s. Tickets […]

/ January 31, 2022

22 ways to make the most of Miami living in 2022

Miami is known for its nightlife, trendy restaurants, crowded cafés, and sunny beaches. It’s a city teeming with great energy, but unfortunately, you’ve been using all of yours to take care of the myriad chores that seem to be multiplying at every turn. Plus, someone has to cook, right? There must be a better way […]

/ January 27, 2022

A look at Miami’s biggest restaurant openings and closings of 2021

Chug’s is one of the many notable new spots that joined the South Florida food scene this year. (📸: By Geoffrey and Dianne at Miami Food Pug After a crazy 2020, nobody knew what to expect in 2021. With 2022 now right around the corner, it feels safe to say that things were a […]

/ December 20, 2021

🎃 Satisfy your carvings, Miami

Get into the Halloween spirit with these Miami-themed jack-o’-lantern designs that’ll have you screaming “Dale!”

/ October 28, 2021

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