Stories with 'Miami' tag

To-Do: All aboard Miami Soul Train

How do you get people excited about transportation? Throw a party on the Metromover. That’s so Miami.

/ June 4, 2015


Hurricane season is here. Here’s how to prepare

South Florida’s only season — hurricane season — has arrived. It’s forecast to be a mild one, but you never know when disaster may strike. Whether you’re new in town or an old hand, here’s how to prepare.

/ June 2, 2015


Video: How to bike to the Beach without the Venetian

Our own Bruce Pinchbeck likes to bike over to work from the beach. Like many Miami cyclists, he’s concerned about today’s closure of the Venetian Causeway — the slowest and safest bridge for bikes and pedestrians, in his and many others’ estimation. He took a ride with Colin Worth, Bicycle Coordinator for the City of Miami, over the MacArthur and back across the Julia Tuttle, to find out what cyclists should be watching out for. Here’s what we found.

/ June 1, 2015


Things to do: Welcome to Westchester

Go west, Miamians! We know you love the Beach, Wynwood and downtown, but there are cool things to do all over Miami. Come along with The New Tropic’s Ashley Martinez for an insider’s tour of a beloved, but often overlooked Miami neighborhood, Westchester.

/ May 28, 2015


Quiz: What’s your Miami neighborhood?

We know you love your neighborhood, but is it really where you belong? Take our (definitely not authoritative) quiz and find out.

/ May 26, 2015


How Eight Miami-Dade Cities Got Their Names

Many Miami-Dade cities were inspired by the real estate land boom of the 1920s, when soaring dreams met big wallets resulting in some crazy stories and well, some ideas that worked. Get to know the origin stories and some odd history behind eight popular local cities.

/ May 15, 2015


Take in the view from these Miami rooftops

It’s that magical time of year when skies are blue, the heat’s not here, and afternoon storms are still a few weeks away. We’ve got a plan to help you make the most of it. Grab a drink, share a meal, relax by a pool or dance the night away on these fabulous Miami rooftops.

/ April 10, 2015


Black History In Early Miami

In honor of black history month, we’ll take a look at some of the significant events and figures in the course of Miami’s black history, starting with the settlement of the city through the early 1900s. Plus, join us later this month for a Black History Celebration at Yeelen Gallery.

/ February 3, 2015


Introducing The New Tropic: A Miami Love Letter

We’re focused on surprising, creative and smart experiences for Miamians like you. Starting today, we’re publishing a daily email newsletter that curates the day’s local news, shares original stories, and helps you find decidedly local things to do. We’re producing our own events. And we’re building a member community of curious locals who want to explore and learn together. Join us!

/ January 15, 2015