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How to make Miami more inclusive for all

How can Miami become more inclusive? Experts from Florida International University and the Aspen Institute have some ideas.

/ May 14, 2019


Avocado toast on pan cubano? Yes, please

THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Old Station Cafe is bringing that Miami flair to Calle Ocho without those Miami prices. The colorful patio is hard to miss and their food is hard to resist. The guac toast (just $4.50) is served on Cuban bread with all the fixings, their pan con lechon ($5) is slow-roasted […]

/ May 2, 2019


Experience the drums, vocals, and stories of ‘Viva La Parranda!’

The cast of “Viva La Parranda!” (📸: Xavier Lujan) GO TO THIS: Currently on stage at the Colony Theatre is the Afro-Caribbean music of Betsayda Machado and members of La Parranda El Clavo, in the world premiere of “Viva La Parranda!” The musical, in Spanish with English supertitles, is based on the musicians’ life stories […]

/ May 1, 2019


For the Love of Art Charity Party Giveaway

Want to party with art collectors and have a chance to bid on art? We have four pairs of tickets to give away to the Education Fund’s “For the Love of Art” Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration on June 6. The event features a silent auction on more than 150 unique art pieces, live jazz, […]

/ May 1, 2019


Is your pet ready to lend a paw to those in need?

Such a good boy. Such a good boy. (📸: Kenan Kitchen) TRY THIS: Does your dog have what it takes to be a therapy animal? In honor of National Pet Therapy Day on April 30, we wanted to check out what it takes for our beloved animals to be able to volunteer in assisted living […]

/ April 30, 2019


Los Pinareños Fruteria is Little Havana’s best-kept secret

Los Pinareños: Little Havana’s oldest, best-kept secretHere's where to find the fresh fruit of Little Havana 🥥– Made possible by Visit MiamiPosted by The New Tropic on Thursday, April 18, 2019THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Los Pinareños Fruteria is an open-air fresh fruit and juice market: a true mom-and-pop shop that’s been family-run for more than 50 years. […]

/ April 29, 2019


Chocolate, Miamified

Chocolate, MiamifiedForget Despacito. Here's Exquisito — Miami's first chocolate factory.–Made possible by Visit MiamiPosted by The New Tropic on Tuesday, April 16, 2019THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Little Havana THE PLACE: Exquisito Chocolates is Miami’s first chocolate factory, and they like to “Latinize” and “Miami-fy” their bean-to-bar bon bons: “Little Guavana” is made with fresh guava, and “Miami Vice” is […]

/ April 29, 2019


Download this app to learn the stories of Greater Miami’s waterways

Exploring Miami’s waterways with the MB Rising Above app. (📸: City of Miami Beach) THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Nestled within Biscayne Bay and the Venetian Causeway, Maurice Gibb Memorial Park is one of the parks that front Biscayne Bay. The park features over three acres of waterfront including a shoreline, boardwalk, tire swings, and boat ramps. Fun […]

/ April 25, 2019


This Miami organization wants to tackle climate change before things get “doomier and gloomier”

Caroline Lewis, executive director of the CLEO Institute, hopes the organization’s upcoming Miami symposium will encourage people to take urgent action on climate change.

/ April 23, 2019


This food fest is looking to showcase Miami’s black-owned restaurants

Alexis Brown and Joel Franklin organized the Black Pepper Food Festival in Overtown, to give Miami’s black-owned restaurants some shine.

/ April 17, 2019