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🚲 The buzz on this Miami coffee shop’s new wheels

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💧What Miami is talking about

☕️ Miami coffee spot Le Jardin recently debuted its new pop-up presentation with the help of its solar-powered bike. The former brick and mortar made appearances at Wynwood Bay and Sweat Records late last week, and will be announcing where it’ll rear its head next via Instagram. In addition to its coffee courtesy of a family-owned farm in Colombia, Le Jardin also stocks empanadas and vegan cookies. Keep your eyes peeled for this local biz on a bike path near you 👀.

🐣 The Tropical Audubon Society is inviting environmentally-minded Miamians to take part in its 2020-2021 Tropical Audubon Ambassador Program. The online seminar series will educate participants on nearby natural treasures like the Everglades and Biscayne Bay as well as how to advocate on their behalf. Considering what went down last week with Miami’s decision to further endanger threatened flora and fauna, the environment certainly needs all the defenders it can muster. The program begins Thursday and will last through next May; you can register and learn more right here.

👕 The Miami Marlins have partnered with local apparel line UNKNWN to release a new charity T-shirt. The swag — which reads “One City. One Team. United.” — costs $30, with all proceeds going towards the Miami Marlins Foundation and Feed The Polls’ mission of providing 2,000 meals at select Liberty City and Little Havana polling locations on Election Day. You can pick one up at UNKNWN’s Wynwood store and the brand’s website.  If you’d like more charitable sportswear where that came from, the baseball team is also selling limited edition gear through its Promote the Vote Auction.

😡 The latest installment in City of Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo’s ongoing vendetta against Ball & Chain owner Bill Fuller reached new heights last week and could have implications for all Miami nightlife. As reported by Miami New Times, Carollo submitted a proposal that would ban outdoor music from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. at businesses in the vicinity of residential properties. Carollo’s submission passed on a first reading with a 3-2 vote, and you might just have some strong feelings about how this might affect our after-hours institutions! Here’s a convenient page with links to our city commissioners’ contact information if you’d like to give them a friendly hello and let them know how you feel about this 🙂.

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Today

👻 Hunt for ghosts at the Deering Estate (Palmetto Bay)

Thursday

👻 The Wolfsonian museum and The New Tropic invite you to a Halloween-themed virtual event. *Cue scary music* Register for the free event (Sponsored)

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Friday

🎃 Celebrate Halloween at this kid-friendly event at Berry Farms (Redlands)

💀 Take a tour of the Miami City Cemetery with local historian, Dr. Paul George (Online)

Saturday

💀 Watch the animated film, Coco, at the drive-in at Tamiami Park (Southwest Miami-Dade)

👻 Watch a screening of Hocus Pocus at the Sandrell Rivers Theater (Liberty City)

🎃 Celebrate Halloween at the Frost Science Museum (Downtown)

Sunday

🚣 Kayak under the full moon (Palmetto Bay)

✌️ One more thing...

Feast your eyes on this incredible picture of Miami avian action — we actually love to see it, folks.

Besos,

— Zach & The New Tropic

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