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🏃‍♀ Run or walk for a stronger Miami

The UPS 5k is now virtual! Go for a run or walk and support United Way of Miami-Dade. Just get moving anytime between Sept. 27 – Oct 2. 

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💧What Miami is talking about

Technique Records is celebrating the MC who sells rhymes like dimes: Tomorrow night the local record store is taking to Twitch for Doom’s Day, an online tribute to all things MF Doom. The event — which marks the 21st anniversary of the release of Doom’s insanely influential debut solo album Operation: Doomsday — will have plenty of DJs, beatmakers, and passionate fans on hand to pay respects to King Geedorah himself.

Several entertainment venues have begun reopening in Miami-Dade. However, don’t get your hopes up about a return to traditional normalcy just yet: any reopened spots must abide by COVID safety guidelines and operate at 50% capacity.

The Miami Heat narrowly lost to the Boston Celtics during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday. This followed last Thursday’s third-quarter comeback that saw the Heat take the lead in the series. The teams will square off for Game 4 on Wednesday.

The U.S.Army Corps of Engineers is planning a new project to alleviate Biscayne Bay’s ongoing troubles. If you’re interested in saving Miami’s muddied waters, the Corps is taking public comments through Friday, October 2.

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💧 Virtual Town Hall: Saving Biscayne Bay

The major fish kill last month is just another sign of the Biscayne Bay’s declining health.

The Bay needs our help.

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava is hosting the Saving Biscayne Bay Town Hall tomorrow at noon.

Commissioner Levine Cava & moderator Louis Aguirre of WPLG Local 10/ABC will be joined by local environmental experts & advocates including Biscayne Bay Taskforce, Miami Waterkeeper, Surfrider, FIU Institute of Environment, and Miami-Dade County DERM.

Together, we need to discuss the best solutions for saving our Bay and find ways to engage the public.

The future of Biscayne Bay depends on us.

Register for tomorrow’s digital town hall

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Climate change is hitting BIPOC communities hard

Learn what can we do to make sure Black lives are front and center as we build an equitable and safe world.

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🚴 SOBE Community Ride Celebrating New Bike Lanes!

All riders get Valet Bike Parking and discounts from participating businesses on Washington Avenue just by showing your bike helmet!

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Events

Things to do

Today

🎶 Enjoy live music, poetry and art performances during Zen and the Art of Overtown featuring Dr. Marvin Dunn, author of Black Miami in the 20th century (Online)

✍️ Submit an elegy to a place you love in Miami to be included in Waterproof, an anthology to remember our city through September 30 (Online)

Tomorrow

🎨 Learn how to advocate and mobilize support for the arts in the 2020 election (Online)

🎶 Tune into a live DJ set in honor of MF DOOM (Online)

Wednesday

🗣️ Join a conversation with writers, Edwidge Dandicat and Fabiola Santiago, alongside photographers, CW Griffin and Carl Juste about the current installation on the plaza at MOCA; Havana and Haiti: Two Cultures, One Community (Online)

🎨 Check out the opening of "Ektachrome Archive" by Lyle Ashton Harris at ICA (Design District)

Thursday

😻 Play bingo to support the animals at the Humane Society of Greater Miami (Online)

🐶 Stroll through the vendors at Fairchild's Dog Bazaar with your doggo (Coral Gables)

Friday

🎭 Watch the premiere of Joshua Jean-Baptiste's short sci-fi digital film as part of GableStage ENGAGE (Online)

Saturday

💚 Grab your quarantine buddy to join you in a Yoga Scavenger Hunt celebrating Downtown Doral. Register and win prizes. (Sponsored)

✌️ Monday might be over

But as sure as rain, we’ll see you back here tomorrow.

Cheers,

— Zach & The New Tropic

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