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Free WiFi at Miami-Dade County facilities coming soon

Free WiFi at Miami-Dade County facilities coming soon

Electronic Media Systems Inc. is soon to offer free WiFi at Miami-Dade County facilities, including Miami International Airport and PortMiami, for eight years and pay the county at least $500,000 or half of quarterly gross…

Funds sought for new civil courthouse for Miami-Dade

Funds sought for new civil courthouse for Miami-Dade

Voters won’t approve a bond issue to finance a new civil courthouse for Miami-Dade, officials agree, so other funding methods will be necessary to replace a building with $73 million in unfunded projects. That’s the…

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Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit plan firmed up

Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit plan firmed up

Miami-Dade officials have just mapped out their overarching Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan, eliminating some key unknowns, but are still analyzing where to…

MIA closing in on serving Israel’s El Al Airlines

MIA closing in on serving Israel’s El Al Airlines

Miami International Airport is inching closer to serving Israel’s El Al Airlines after county aviation officials visited Israel this month. The delegation, led by Director…

Marinas on Virginia Key to have local jobs built in

Marinas on Virginia Key to have local jobs built in

Miami city commissioners have approved a new request for proposals to improve and operate the marinas on Virginia Key and they built in a local…

Brickell getting unique mixed-use development near I-95

Brickell getting unique mixed-use development near I-95

Work may begin soon on a unique mixed-use development in the shadow of I-95. Called Megacenter Brickell, the project plans to combine multi-family apartments with…

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Opinion

Don’t cut state spending that turns a big profit and adds jobs

Don’t cut state spending that turns a big profit and adds jobs

A hammer blow to tourism and jobs last week won’t prove fatal but should stun us all, because it could cost Florida’s economy billions. That 10 legislators could vote to stop funding Visit Florida, Enterprise Florida, the Office of Film & Entertainment, the Florida Small Business Development Center Network, Florida’s international offices and other economic programs is shocking. Have these folks noticed that Florida is a tourist state? Or that a large percentage of their constituents earn livings from other businesses that…

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Wayne Pathman: Guiding law firm, Beach chamber, sea level committee

Wayne Pathman: Guiding law firm, Beach chamber, sea level committee

As new chairman of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Pathman says he’s trying to be more proactive, engage more people and associations and do more outreach to give people a better understanding of goings-ons in the community. Mr. Pathman is concerned with the budget for the new Miami Beach Convention Center and how much the city will spend. He said the city should also consider reaching out, with the chamber’s help, to the community and try to explore creation…

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Real Estate

Brickell getting unique mixed-use development near I-95

Brickell getting unique mixed-use development near I-95

Work may begin soon on a unique mixed-use development in the shadow of I-95. Called Megacenter Brickell, the project plans to combine multi-family apartments with office, retail, self-storage and parking on a high-profile site where…

Government

MIA closing in on serving Israel’s El Al Airlines

MIA closing in on serving Israel’s El Al Airlines

Miami International Airport is inching closer to serving Israel’s El Al Airlines after county aviation officials visited Israel this month. The delegation, led by Director Emilio T. González, met with senior officials from El Al…

Business & Finance

Marinas on Virginia Key to have local jobs built in

Marinas on Virginia Key to have local jobs built in

Miami city commissioners have approved a new request for proposals to improve and operate the marinas on Virginia Key and they built in a local workforce requirement. Commissioners added language to the request for proposals…

Communities

Loews Miami Beach Hotel rocks – with 100 minerals

Loews Miami Beach Hotel rocks – with 100 minerals

Loews Miami Beach Hotel aims to be a market leader, and by the end of February operators hope to cement that position by showing results of a $50 million renovation that modernizes the hotel with…

Arts & Culture

Coconut Grove Arts Festival spotlights 380 artists

Coconut Grove Arts Festival spotlights 380 artists

The Coconut Grove Arts Festival returns Feb. 18-20 for its 54th year, highlighting the works of 380 artists. This year’s show will include works in mixed media, paintings, photography, digital art, printmaking & drawing, watercolor,…

Education

Larkin Health Sciences Institute College of Pharmacy enrolls 80% minorities

Larkin Health Sciences Institute College of Pharmacy enrolls 80% minorities

Larkin Health Sciences Institute College of Pharmacy, Miami-Dade’s first pharmacy school and the only college in Florida to offer a three-year program culminating in a doctor of pharmacy degree, reached a fast milestone when it…

Healthcare

Job market for nurses full of new opportunities

Job market for nurses full of new opportunities

Due to factors ranging from an oncoming retirement wave to regional shortages, the job market for nurses is full of opportunities and benefits, including competitive salary offerings and a multitude of positions to choose from.…

Transportation

Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit plan firmed up

Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit plan firmed up

Miami-Dade officials have just mapped out their overarching Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan, eliminating some key unknowns, but are still analyzing where to find money to fund its six corridors. For the first…

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