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🗳️Here’s what went down last night


We’ve teamed up with our friends at Baptist Health to take you on a year-long journey to stay healthy through science, food, physical activity, and more, here in this new weekly feature.

To kick things off, we want your healthy Miami recommendations:

  • What’s your favorite spot to grab a healthy-ish meal?
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  • What’s your go-to workout class we need to know about?

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🍍Publix pharmacy is offering free flu shots. They’ll also give you a $10 gift card, which is good for anything but obviously should only be used for chicken tender subs.

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Go north, Metrorail. After Miami-Dade leaders battled over extending the Metrorail south earlier this year, the county’s leadership is facing some pressure from the state to extend the railway in the opposite direction. The state’s transportation department recommended extending the rail north along Northwest 27th Avenue up to the Broward County line. That extension could cost more than $1.8 billion, so in the meantime another proposal suggests just extending the rail up to Miami-Dade College’s north campus–for the bargain price of about $870 million . (Miami Herald)

Vice up your life. It’s pretty obvious that Miami loves the Heat’s alternate Vice jerseys, but right now they only wear the gear on special nights. Beyond that it’s usually the team’s regular black, white, or red jerseys. The Miami New Times makes a compelling argument for a permanent change to the Vice jerseys, including noting the multiple other pro sports teams rocking red, black, and white, and the idea of the new swag symbolizing the end of the Dwyane Wade era. (Miami New Times)

A garden of great selfies. Just about every month in Miami it seems like a new Instagram-ready attraction is opening, and in a few weeks it looks like Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will add to that list with their NightGarden. The foliage-filled garden will be illuminated by interactive light displays and the garden will also feature motion-sensing technology, mazes, and plenty of great angles for you and your friends. (Miami.com)

Out of the park. The infamous home run sculpture at Marlins Park has officially been removed and we have a seven-story hole in our heart. “Homer” was dismantled and removed earlier this week, and the team plans to move the sculpture to a plaza outside the stadium. It likely won’t happen in time for the 2019 season, but at least we’ll have the memories to hold us over. (Miami Herald)

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Things to do

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🎵 Latin Grammy Winner BUIKA! Don't miss the soulful BUIKA live @ the Arsht Center! She will be showcasing new repertoire, a mix of jazz/reggae/soul with her flamenco accent!


🧘Through Sunday: Check out the Cushion Crawl challenge (it’s like a Pub Crawl, but for 21 days of Mindfulness) (Multiple Locations)

🌱Through Sunday: Eat, drink, and live well at the Seed Food and Wine Festival. – Use code NEWTROPIC10 for 10% off tickets. (Multiple locations)

🎵Thursday: Celebrate and empower women through music at Femme Fest (Wynwood)

🎻Friday: Late night club meets orchestra at Pulse (Miami Beach)

🎉Friday: The Yard is turning three and they’re celebrating with a folk and indie festival (Wynwood)

🌱Saturday: Head to Seed Food & Wine’s Festival Day to enjoy free food and drinks and learn about sustainable living (Little Haiti)

🍻Saturday: Innovation meets brews at this beer festival (North Miami)

🎸Saturday: Celebrate 10 years of Guitars Over Guns with special performances, silent auctions, and eats and drinks (Coral Gables)

📚Sunday: Word nerds unite for the start of the Miami Book Fair (Downtown)

💻Tuesday, Nov. 13: Join a discussion between LinkedIn Local and FIU faculty to connect beyond online profiles and job titles. (Miami Beach)

💻 Wednesday, Nov. 14: Learn about the future of logistics at this tech summit (Overtown)

🎤Wednesday, Nov. 14: Head to Vizcaya for a night of poetry and enchantment (Coconut Grove)

🛋️Thursday, Nov. 15: Interior Design meets cafecito at this Bo Concept event (Brickell)

🎉Friday, Nov. 16: Celebrate Venture City’s Miami Launch Party at their new Little Havana campus (Little Havana)

📽️Friday, Nov. 16: Catch the film, “Lumumba,” and join a discussion on his contribution to the African Diaspora (Overtown)


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🎬Catch “Gladiator” on the big screen (Brickell)

🎥Catch some flicks at the Miami Short Film Festival – through Sunday (Downtown)

🎨Learn all about the art of lithography (South Beach)

🎸Rock out with The Ataris at Gramps (Wynwood)

🎤Watch some locals jam at an open mic night (Opa-locka)


📷Catch the opening of a photo exhibit capturing 1981, when narcotics, crime, and immigration transformed the 305 – exhibit runs through April (Downtown)

🎥Watch a screening of the documentary “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution” (Allapattah)

🔥Shop for Miami Heat “Vice” gear (Downtown)

🍽️Enjoy Cuban food and a show from the Spam Allstars (Key Biscayne)

🗣️Discuss solutions for addressing homelessness in Miami (Allapattah)

🎉Party to celebrate the end of election season (Wynwood)

🎨Learn from artists Ebony Patterson and LeRonn Brooks at this talk (Downtown)


🎶Celebrate our homegrown talent at the Miami Folk and Indie Fest (Wynwood)

💤Have a slumber party at Frost and explore the world of light (Downtown)

🕺Jam to some house and groove tunes with Rich Medina (Wynwood)

🎼Hear a mix of genres at the FIU Music Festival (Sweetwater)

🤓Geek out at the Gamer Comic Expo – through Monday, Nov. 12 (Blue Lagoon)


☀️Learn about going solar in your own home (Miami Beach)

✊🏿Hit the grand opening of the Roots Collective Black House (Liberty City)

🗣️Attend a workshop all about being a maker and building your business (South Beach)

🎶Jam at the House of Creatives music fest – Through Sunday (Key Biscayne)

🏳️‍🌈Check out the “gayest ball in Miami” at the Brat Ball (Downtown)

🎸Get your “Bohemian Rhapsody” on at this Queen tribute (Little Haiti)

🛍️Get some holiday shopping done at this market – Through Sunday (Design District)

Eat and drink at the Doral Food & Wine Festival – Through Sunday (Doral)


⛸️Get your inline skating on with South Florida Trikke (South Beach)

🍖BBQ with the Proper Sausages crew at The Anderson (Upper East Side)

🍗Nom on all of the chicken tenders (Flagami)

🎥Watch “Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable” over brunch (Wynwood)

🛍️Browse local vendors at The Black Market (Little Haiti)

🎖️Honor veterans at Miami Beach’s Veteran’s Day parade (South Beach)

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Welcome to day two of our week of giveaways! We have a pair of tickets to the exclusive rooftop cocktail reception and performance at New World Symphony’s PULSE this Friday at 7 p.m.!

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