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Marlins tickets climb out of cellar

Marlins tickets climb out of cellar

Miami Marlins ticket prices are up this season as the team has climbed out of the cellar in the standings, but other indicators of fan interest – after surging in the team’s first season at…

Brickell City Centre tower nearly half sold

Brickell City Centre tower nearly half sold

The $1 billion-plus Brickell City Centre may be the most anticipated real estate project in Miami. And for those wondering, yes, the condominiums have gone on sale and, no, you don’t have to be a…

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FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

A Florida International University partnership with the City University of Macau is growing: in 2015, students might begin academic or professional programs in the FIU…

Youth expo operators seek ‘fair’ deal

Youth expo operators seek ‘fair’ deal

The head of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo says his group wants to get everything that it’s entitled to – and the bill could…

Park Grove towers to rise in first quarter

Park Grove towers to rise in first quarter

Two notable development firms in Miami have assembled an impressive team of architects and designers to transform an important cornera of Coconut Grove into the…

Four 60-story towers on river advance

Four 60-story towers on river advance

More details have been released on a large project set to bring four new 60-story residential towers to a high-profile site on the southern bank…

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Opinion

Miami needs to become exceptional, not merely excessive

Miami needs to become exceptional, not merely excessive

How much is too much, how many too many? When, in fact, is bigger not better? Welcome to Miami, land of excess. This is the place where nobody knows how much of a good thing is too much, where nobody knows when to say “when.” It’s like the fast-food joints: we supersize everything. If one new condo tower is good, four must be at least four times as good. Forty must be just plain fantastic. We’ve given permits to far more than 40…

Profile

Profile: Joe Atkinson

Profile: Joe Atkinson

Joe Atkinson wasn’t going to wait to be in banking. The first time he applied to be a teller, he got turned down because he was too young – the bank wouldn’t hire someone under 18. On his 18th birthday, to the day, he showed up in the morning to apply again for a teller position. Needless to say, he got the job.  Now, 30 years later, Mr. Atkinson is adjusting nicely to his appointment this year as Wells Fargo’s…

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Real Estate

Four 60-story towers on river advance

Four 60-story towers on river advance

More details have been released on a large project set to bring four new 60-story residential towers to a high-profile site on the southern bank of the Miami River, adjacent to I-95. The developer of…

Government

Related Group gets a Paraiso OK

Related Group gets a Paraiso OK

The Related Group is busy transforming a barren area of Edgewater from a few small houses and vacant lots into a vibrant community with avant-garde residential towers, rooftop swimming pools and a parking garage designed…

Business & Finance

Park Grove towers to rise in first quarter

Park Grove towers to rise in first quarter

Two notable development firms in Miami have assembled an impressive team of architects and designers to transform an important cornera of Coconut Grove into the destination for bayfront living. It’s called Park Grove, and it…

Communities

Youth expo operators seek ‘fair’ deal

Youth expo operators seek ‘fair’ deal

The head of the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo says his group wants to get everything that it’s entitled to – and the bill could be well more than $100 million – before going anywhere…

Arts & Culture

Art Basel shuns reduced space offer

Art Basel shuns reduced space offer

As Miami Beach moves forward toward its Miami Beach Convention Center renovation for 2016-2018, major conventions and shows have already said they can’t work within the city’s parameters. IDEA, a textile show, and Cruise Shipping…

Education

FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

FIU casino, hotel training in Macau advances

A Florida International University partnership with the City University of Macau is growing: in 2015, students might begin academic or professional programs in the FIU Hospitality & Tourism Management program in China’s Macau that began…

Healthcare

Carnival Cruises treats ill staff in house

Carnival Cruises treats ill staff in house

Carnival Cruise Lines’ on-site medical facility for Miami-based employees has seen nearly 300 employees since it opened in June. For Miami-based Carnival employees, non-emergency medical needs can now be taken care of at the office.…

Transportation

Leaks fixed, port tunnel opening due

Leaks fixed, port tunnel opening due

Working through embarrassing delays, builders of the PortMiami Tunnel now say the $1 billion engineering behemoth beneath Biscayne Bay could open in three weeks. That would be the first week of August, more than two…

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