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38 Coconut Grove restaurants most ever

38 Coconut Grove restaurants most ever

Coconut Grove’s retail community has been invigorated by the new restaurants opening in the downtown area, say market watchers, and will be vastly improved with trolleys and legislation to alleviate traffic congestion. The Business Improvement…

Miami International Boat Show water taxi routes

Miami International Boat Show water taxi routes

The Miami International Boat Show has claimed its new home on Virginia Key. This weekend the land and water surrounding Miami Marine Stadium will host thousands of boat enthusiasts at the annual boat show. This…

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I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

After being denied support that he had deemed key, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez implied last week that he might abandon a plan to divert funding…

I-395 land deal adds parking for Adrienne Arsht Center

I-395 land deal adds parking for Adrienne Arsht Center

County commissioners unanimously approved a land swap last week that makes way for the placement and setback requirements of the Florida’s Department of Transportation’s long-awaited…

Miami acts on transit-oriented development

Miami acts on transit-oriented development

Miami commissioners have approved land use and zoning changes expected to bring new residential and commercial uses to the city’s northern reaches as part of…

Big changes coming at CocoWalk

Big changes coming at CocoWalk

Last spring’s purchase of the CocoWalk shopping and entertainment complex by investors Michael Comras, Grass River Property and the Federal Realty Investment Trust is a…

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Opinion

The latest disconnect: two rail systems where one is vital

The latest disconnect: two rail systems where one is vital

We’ll never add to Miami-Dade County’s mobility if every government keeps going its own way, with nobody making sure that we connect transit modes. Last week we lamented that 28 governments run buses or trolleys in this county with no coordination. Any schedule links – and they’re few – are informal. Separately, we wrote that the 119-year-old City of Miami still has no full-blown transportation plan even within its own borders, much less to link with the county and other cities to…

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Ken Okaniwa: Sees US-Japan trade gains in Trans-Pacific Partnership

Ken Okaniwa: Sees US-Japan trade gains in Trans-Pacific Partnership

Ken Okaniwa was a junior high school student, living with his family in Yonkers, NY, when he first became interested in diplomatic work. Every school in the area took a field trip to the United Nations. The minute Mr. Okaniwa caught sight of all the flags representing the different international members, he wanted to work there. Today, he’s Consul General of Japan in Miami spanning the entire state. Mr. Okaniwa began the post in November and has spent the past few…

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Real Estate

57-story luxury condo tower in Edgewater advances

57-story luxury condo tower in Edgewater advances

The plan to build a luxury condo tower on the waterfront in Edgewater is moving ahead. Miami’s Urban Development Review Board has recommended approval of Elysee Miami, a 100-unit condo planned for a parcel at…

Government

Miami acts on transit-oriented development

Miami acts on transit-oriented development

Miami commissioners have approved land use and zoning changes expected to bring new residential and commercial uses to the city’s northern reaches as part of a transit-oriented development. The Upper East Side site fronts directly…

Business & Finance

Big changes coming at CocoWalk

Big changes coming at CocoWalk

Last spring’s purchase of the CocoWalk shopping and entertainment complex by investors Michael Comras, Grass River Property and the Federal Realty Investment Trust is a sign of Coconut Grove’s resurgence and a brighter future ahead,…

Communities

38 Coconut Grove restaurants most ever

38 Coconut Grove restaurants most ever

Coconut Grove’s retail community has been invigorated by the new restaurants opening in the downtown area, say market watchers, and will be vastly improved with trolleys and legislation to alleviate traffic congestion. The Business Improvement…

Arts & Culture

I-395 land deal adds parking for Adrienne Arsht Center

I-395 land deal adds parking for Adrienne Arsht Center

County commissioners unanimously approved a land swap last week that makes way for the placement and setback requirements of the Florida’s Department of Transportation’s long-awaited I-395 signature bridge and provides space for the Adrienne Arsht…

Education

Battle over sharing of Youth Fair site

Battle over sharing of Youth Fair site

Commissioner Juan Zapata has lambasted Mayor Carlos Gimenez for considering that Florida International University and the county Youth Fair share the fair’s Tamiami Park site and urged the mayor to instead push a total FIU…

Healthcare

Legislature’s bills could alter hospital surgery

Legislature’s bills could alter hospital surgery

Two bills currently before the Florida Legislature would have far-reaching consequences for traditional hospitals if they become law, observers say. One would increase the length of time patients could stay in ambulatory surgical centers; the…

Transportation

I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

I-395 bridge fund diversion for rail roadblocked

After being denied support that he had deemed key, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez implied last week that he might abandon a plan to divert funding from the I-395 bridge replacement to the Baylink rail project…

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