Photographs of Taste of Cuba Festival at Hialeah Park on 2/28/15

Taste of Cuba Festival at Hialeah Park on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

Guests experienced traditions only found in Cuba. Classical foods such as lechon asado, carne con papa, rice and beans and yuca will be sure to tantalize your taste buds. Enjoy typical Cuban beverages while being engulfed in the Africana beats of the country.

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Winn-Dixie To Celebrate The Excitement Of Calle Ocho With Food, Family And Fun, Featuring Chef Pepin 2/21/15

Winn-Dixie To Celebrate The Excitement Of Calle Ocho With Food, Family And Fun, Featuring Chef Pepin
Saturday, 02/21/2015 – 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
WD-Mini-Calle-Ocho-Flier-Pepin-2.21.15Winn-Dixie Store #292
1630 W. 49th St.,
Hialeah, Florida 33012
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Winn-Dixie invites South Florida shoppers to enjoy an afternoon of family, food and fun in anticipation of the 38th Annual Calle Ocho festival with mini celebrations at select Miami-area stores. As part of the celebrations, shoppers will enjoy a special cooking demonstration by local celebrity Chef Pepin. Known for his fun and whimsical approach to cooking, Chef Pepin will prepare easy Kraft and Nabisco recipes, such as Mock Mimosas, Dog on RITZ and Caramel-Nut Marshmallow Pops.

In addition to the cooking demonstrations, event attendees will also enjoy outdoor, interactive brand experiences with Kraft, Coca-Cola and P&G, giveaways and more.

Join in the celebration of Calle Ocho and visit the Winn-Dixie Family Zone located on 25th Avenue and S.W. Eight Street at Calle Ocho, on Sunday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for special appearances, including Chef Pepin, Kool-Aid Man, Planters Peanut Man, the Oreo Cooking Man, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, the Planters NUTmobile and the Coca-Cola Music Mobile, interactive brand experiences with Winn-Dixie, Kraft, P&G Oasis and Nabisco, live entertainment, face painting, product sampling, giveaways and more.

Winn-Dixie invites shoppers to stay updated on the excitement of Calle Ocho and join the conversation by becoming a fan of Winn-Dixie’s Latino Facebook page at, visiting or by following us on Twitter @winndixie #WDCalleOcho.

Battle Against Cancer FNU Showcase 2/11/15

Battle Against Cancer FNU Showcase
Wednesday, 02/11/2015 – 02/15/2015 08:30 pm –
st-jude-home-game-flyerBucky Dent Gym
2250 West 60th Street,
Hialeah, Florida 33012
Webpage Link
Cost: FREE

South Florida’s Newest Men’s College Basketball Team: The FNU Conquistadors will hosting the “Battle Against Cancer FNU Showcase” benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Enjoy 5 Days of heart-pounding, fast-breaking, slam dunking college basketball. The event runs from February 11th – 15th.

BioDome Fest 1/31/15

BioDome Fest
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 07:00 pm – 01:00 am
biodomefestBioDome Studios and Warehouse
6760 NW 72nd Ave.,
Miami, Florida 33166
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Come support our local music scene at this FREE warehouse show at BioDome Studios!

-Food by Fork & Knives
-Bounce House

Live performances by:
Form & Design
Years Apart
Lacerate Kingdom
Chamber of Dreams

Free parking on side streets around venue.

Burger Beast Burgie Awards Block Party 1/31/15

Burger Beast Burgie Awards Block Party
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Burgies_2015PosterMilander Park
4700 Palm Avenue,
Hialeah, Florida 33002
Webpage Link
All Ages Welcome.
Admission is Free.

The 6th incarnation of the Burger Beast Beast Burgie Awards finally makes its way to Hialeah!
Are you ready for a night of Food, Art, Music, Beer and Awards?
I am.
Burger Beast Burgie Awards presented by Miami Lakes Automall & Food Truck Invasion.
We will give out 15 Burgie Awards for the Best in South Florida Comfort Food.

Cuban Pete and the Hialeah Hooligans
Los Bastardos Magnificos
Artisan Food Vendors:
Babe Froman Fine Sausages
Illegal Bakery
Miami Angels Roasted Corn on Wheels
Yayi’s Desserts
Pincho Factory
Fashion Trucks:
Fierce Finds Mobile Boutique

Live Art:
Nate Dee
Brian Reedy

Food Trucks:
2 Jive Turkeys
Arepas Las Gorditas
BC Tacos
Boba Station
Curbside Gourmet
Daddy’s Grill
Dim Ssam a Gogo
Don Mofongo
El Rey De Las Fritas
Food Junkies
HipPOPS Handcrafted Gelato Bars
Jefe’s Original Fish Taco & Burgers
Jersey Dawg
King of Racks BBQ
Liquid N2 Ice Cream
Ms. Cheezious
Paradise Cups
Rolling Oven
The Rolling Stove
Spring In Roll Out
Sugar Yummy Mama
Velvet Creme Doughnuts

Unestablished 12/5/14 – 12/6/14

Friday, 12/05/2014 – 12/06/2014 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7210 NW 35 Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33147
Facebook Link
Cost: Donation

Unestablished is at it for the 2nd year in a row. We are showcasing over 45 different artists, film makers, and musicians from all over Miami Dade.

Parking: Free

Food and Drinks by Miami’s Best Pizza Since 1970
There will be a cool 3D Printing Demo by 1Click3DPrint.
There will be various interactive art actives for everyone.

Support the community. Donate and vote for your favorite artists, film maker, and musician. The winners will be announced Dec 6th. All funds collected will be equally rewarded to each winner to fund their next projects.

Where To Be: 10/10 – 16/10


Here at In The Loop, we know there are always places to be and events to attend. Each Friday, we feature a special “where to be” post on our blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the community and learn and commemorate some influential people and events around Miami! Have something coming up that you’d like to see here? Tweet us @Loop305 using #WhereToBe hash tag!

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:00pm – 11:00pm

Miami Carnival Foam Party

Club Seven

12 Northeast 40th Street

Miami, FL 33137

Cost: $31.74

Eventbrite Link

Saturday, October 11, 2014 7:00am – 12:00pm

Miami Terminator – Trojan Race Series

Amelia Earhart Park

401 E 65th St,

Hialeah, Florida 33013

Cost: $40

Eventbrite Link

Sunday, October 12, 2014 10:00pm – 7:00am

Selectah Sundays – Boombap Classics Soul

Will Call Miami

700 NE 2nd Ave,

Miami, Florida 33132

Cost: FREE


Monday, October 13, 2014 10:00pm

Startup Weekend Education (SWEDU) Miami 2014

Venture Hive 

1010 NE Second Ave

Miami Beach, FL 33132

Cost: #26.62


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 4:30pm – 9:00pm

QS World MBA Tour

Hyatt Regency Miami 

400 Southeast 2nd Ave

Miami, FL 33131

Cost: Free


Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:00am – 12:00pm

Zaina Hart Workshop in Miami

The River Park Hotel and Suites 

100 SE 4th St

Miami, FL 33131

Cost: $47.12


Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pm

Pause for A Cause: Party with a Purpose

Coral Gables Museum Young Associates


1250 S Miami Ave

Miami, Florida 33130

Cost: $16.82