Things to do

Jackfruit and canistel and mangosteen, oh my

Even if you’ve lived in Miami your entire life, Robert is Here has a selection of tropical fruits you may never have heard of before — and milkshakes worth adventuring into Homestead for. If you hop off the 35 or 344 bus at S. Redland Rd. And W. Palm Dr., you’ll find Robert is Here […]

/ November 12, 2019


Levitation? Electromagnetism? Ancient Aliens?

Everyone has theories about how Coral Castle was built, but none have actually been proven. What we do know is that Edward Leedskalnin moved from Latvia in 1923 and spent 28 years building Rock Gate Park as a monument to the love of his life.  Edward only worked at night and no one ever saw […]

/ November 12, 2019


Ernesto’s: Fresh and flavorful in Cutler Bay

Across the street from the Busway & SW 200 St. bus stop in Cutler Bay, there’s a Mexican restaurant that’s been in business for more than 20 years: Ernesto’s Taco Shop.  Its kitchen manager, Carlos Bedoya, never thought he’d work in a Mexican restaurant, but this November will be his eighth year working at Ernesto’s. […]

/ November 12, 2019


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