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Summer Reading: Della Heiman of The Wynwood Yard’s Picks

Most of us have it in our heads that summer time is a period of relaxation and dusting off the old to-do lists here and there. That series you want... read more

Prism Tastes: Alloy Bistro Gourmet

Or “How 3 Childhood Friends Fostered Miami’s Hidden Gem” Consensus: Very few established locales have captured the true essence of their cultural persona as authentically as Alloy Bistro Gourmet has,... read more

Miami’s First Traveling Performing Arts Wagon

Living in Miami, we see a lot of strange things when out and about in the city. But have you ever seen a bonafide gypsy wagon complete with banjos, vintage... read more

How to “Flea” Like a Veteran

Live in Miami? Just show up. We kid, we kid. But seriously, whether you’re Miami-bred or a passionate transplant, if you don’t like complaining about things the city lacks and... read more

One Night Stay: Yve Hotel Miami

For local Miamians and curious travelers, Downtown Miami is a tide pool of cultural congestion, with some of the city’s greatest institutions crammed together like some sort of bumping creative... read more

Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – “Love & Hate”

Every so often we are ordained with an artist who can take us on a voyage of sonic expanses while embodying something intimate yet so universal at the same time.... read more

Book Review: “Nec(Romantic)” by Cathleen Chambless

Miami isn’t just a place where writers vacation or die—we’re here living and writing about our magic city. Organizations from O, Miami to Reading Queer show how dope our city... read more

Culture Guide: July 16th – 31st

Can you believe July is already nearing its end? You can sense the dwindling vacation and the return of hectic morning traffic on the horizon, but let’s not jump ahead... read more

Summer Reading: Top Picks by The New Tropic

Remember the long list of age-old classics you were required to “read” over summer vacation? It may have been a frantic cliff notes situation the week before school began for... read more

Get Independent: Movie Theaters + Transit

Located all over the city from Miami Beach, to Little Havana, to Wynwood, to even as far south as Cutler Bay, these babies are offering you things mainstream cinemas could... read more

Prism Tastes: Brickell’s Baby Jane

Consensus: It might be ahead of its time at its current Brickell location, but the elevated bar food at this speakeasy escape makes Baby Jane one of the more exciting... read more

Album Review: The Avalanches – Wildflower

Picture this: artists creating elaborate sound compilations stitched together with fragments of other people’s records. This kid’s, is what we call plunderphonics (aka turntablism); a genre built specifically from digging through crates of artifacts. From the... read more

REFRESH: South Florida Cold Brews

Here’s the deal. We all know how hot and humid our city gets in the Summer, so we’ll be bringing you comprehensive breakdowns of where to get the most refreshing,... read more

Event Recap: Sounds of Colombia

It was a packed house on Thursday June 30th, when the local community joined and celebrated the Colombian culture at Sounds of Colombia featuring singer songwriters Paula and Juan Pablo Vega from... read more

Transit: Where Miami Characters Thrive

Whether you’re a hardcore biker or a friend of ride-sharing, we can all agree that alternative forms of transit has a seemingly endless list of pros. One thing we’d like... read more

Prism Tastes: Local Ice Cream of Sweet Melody

Consensus: What’s most surprising about Sweet Melody’s crafted ice cream isn’t the unique blend of flavors, but the immediate impression that each ounce was churned from the heart. Food is... read more

Album Review: Whitney – Light Upon The Lake

Bands are delicate, dainty things. They’re like your family reunion on Thanksgiving, except even more incendiary because creative minds are involved. They get together, compose great music, animate stages, break... read more

Culture Guide: July 1st – July 15th

The solstice has passed and Summer is in full bloom. As Miami continues to grow into a vibrant cultural landscape, the events and happenings scene spikes exponentially, filling our weeks... read more