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Last year's triumphant winners, the Blue Flames.

A FIGHT FOR THE CROWN

It’s April so maybe you’ve heard,

from a friend or from a little bird:

the Day of Thrones events

of years past were intense.

We decided to put on a third.

 

It’s all ages, kinda like field day,

Imagine the games that we will play.

We’ll have contests of brawn

and brains on the lawn

at Margaret Pace Park on the bay.

 

Now write down April 22nd

because that’s the day you’ll be beckoned.

It’s from 10 to 3

So RSVP

to join a team with pals or a friend.


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WHAT’S NEW IN THE 305

Some news about Governor Scott,

who just announced his latest thought:

That he’d much rather be

Senator in D.C.

than down here where it’s humid and hot.

(Tampa Bay Times)

 

At Miami Worldcenter high rise

A developer is turning his eyes

to the future nonstop.

He’ll build a rooftop

where you can land a car that flies.

(The Real Deal)

 

He sat in traffic with a horde

of angry drivers in discord.

Parker Lake switched jobs

to bypass the mobs—

now he gets there by paddleboard.

(Miami Herald)

 

Brightline train struck a man on Sunday

on the tracks passing through Delray.

He’s the sixth to have died

(might’ve been suicide).

Everyone stay off the tracks, ok?

(Sun-Sentinel)

 

If you drive here you feel “fight or flight.”

But Miami was named “Least Uptight

City” in the US

based on (more or less)

hashtags that may not be quite right.

(Miami.com)

 

The rapper known as Cardi B

showed her baby bump on TV

But before that event

She hid in a tent

At club E11even Miami.

(Miami.com)


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EVENTS

OUR EVENTS AND PARTNER EVENTS
AROUND TOWN
ALL WEEK

🚶Talk about what it takes to make Miami more connected and more livable (Various locations)

TUESDAY, 4/10

🧠 It’s the last week to get inside your brain (Downtown) Through Sunday

💰 Learn how to crowdfund your run for office (Brickell)

Have breakfast with the Knight Foundation (Downtown)

🇨🇺 Hear from the woman at the center of U.S.-Cuba relations (Coral Gables)

WEDNESDAY, 4/11

📽 Hear from a YouTube master on how internet videos are changing the world (Coral Gables)

🎸Unplug at Veza Sur with some brews and tunes (Wynwood)

 THURSDAY, 4/12

🎬 Catch the Sundance short films (North Beach)

📷 Stand in awe of Florida’s nature at this photography exhibit (Sweetwater) Through April 30

💰Talk Blockchain apps (Brickell)

🧀 Eat all the grilled cheese at National Grilled Cheese Day (Upper East Side)

🌟 This is what the U.S. poet laureate’s poems look like as constellations (Downtown)

😏 Test how much you really know about sex at a special Nerd Nite (Wynwood)

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

😴 Have a slumber party at Frost Science (Downtown)

🕺Celebrate Miami’s queer arts community at CLUB Jewel Box (Edgewater)

🍹Enjoy some reggae and rum in a tropical garden (Miami Beach)

 SATURDAY, APRIL 14

👖 Make your own poetry patches (Coconut Grove)

😱 Get the deets on what went down in Tallahassee this legislative session (Allapattah)

🔬 Be a scientist for a day (Virginia Key)

🙌 Celebrate the fact that Miracle Mile is officially back (Coral Gables)

🎭 Catch the opening of the play “Queen of Basel” (South Beach) Through May 6

 

Are you hitting up one of these events? Tag us in your pics with @thenewtropic.


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THAT’S ALL FOR TODAY.

Back to regularly scheduled programming tomorrow.