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Affordable talent builds Miami’s Silicon Beach OK

Affordable talent builds Miami’s Silicon Beach OK

Miami as Silicon Beach? For startups and established international tech companies, Greater Miami’s growing tech industry can offer comparable quality talent at a discount of 2 to 2.5 times. For two international tech companies, establishing…

Miami parks contamination cleanup funded

Miami parks contamination cleanup funded

In their last action before adjourning at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, Miami city commissioners approved a $10.1 million funding plan for the environmental remediation of a half-dozen contaminated parks. The move came after Commissioner Marc Sarnoff…

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Tech haven Venture Hive puts focus on education

Tech haven Venture Hive puts focus on education

Venture Hive, a Miami-based tech accelerator and incubator that opened in 2013, is entering the school year on a wave of successes. After the announcement…

Marlins still claiming ballpark costs

Marlins still claiming ballpark costs

The Miami Marlins are still submitting to the county their expenses for building the baseball team’s home in Little Havana – after three full seasons…

FIU sees engineering school loop

FIU sees engineering school loop

Florida International Uni-versity’s College of Engineering and Computing trains its students not just for the hypothetical but specifically for local needs in order to keep…

Miami speeding to get streetcars rolling

A resurrected plan to run streetcars downtown has Miami commissioners pushing hard to improve transit. Monday, they unanimously urged the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization and…

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Opinion

There is a way around the bridge that divides our city

There is a way around the bridge that divides our city

A 1942 tune begins “It seems to me I’ve heard that song before.” The lyrics could refer to a bid by Miami’s Downtown Development Authority to keep the Brickell Avenue Bridge from opening for ships at lunchtime. I’ve heard that song for decades – don’t let shipping disrupt car trips between Brickell and downtown. It makes sense: the Miami River severs our business core, and getting from one side to the other for lunch is iffy – it works best if the…

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Profile: Daniel Andai

Profile: Daniel Andai

After having played around the world with various ensembles in far-flung places like the Sydney Opera House, Russia, Carnegie Hall and Musikverein, Vienna, Daniel Andai has returned to the school that in a way was his start in music. As new dean of music at the New World School of the Arts, Mr. Andai leads the department in which he used to be a high school student. While many things have remained the same at the downtown Miami campus, from most…

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Real Estate

Construction costs head skyward

Construction costs head skyward

As construction picks up across South Florida, builders must deal with rising construction, land and labor costs – but most say chief among these concerns is labor. According to McGraw Hill Construction, which tracks construction…

Government

Marlins still claiming ballpark costs

Marlins still claiming ballpark costs

The Miami Marlins are still submitting to the county their expenses for building the baseball team’s home in Little Havana – after three full seasons in the stadium. So far, the Miami Marlins say that…

Business & Finance

Tech haven Venture Hive puts focus on education

Tech haven Venture Hive puts focus on education

Venture Hive, a Miami-based tech accelerator and incubator that opened in 2013, is entering the school year on a wave of successes. After the announcement of a Microsoft Innovation Center, the winning of a Small…

Communities

Miami parks contamination cleanup funded

Miami parks contamination cleanup funded

In their last action before adjourning at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, Miami city commissioners approved a $10.1 million funding plan for the environmental remediation of a half-dozen contaminated parks. The move came after Commissioner Marc Sarnoff…

Arts & Culture

Miami movie studio complex delayed

Miami movie studio complex delayed

Groundbreaking for the Miami Entertainment Complex (MEC), set for mid-August, has been delayed until mid-October, with little official explanation. “The MEC is such an important project for the Omni district, the City of Miami and…

Education

FIU sees engineering school loop

FIU sees engineering school loop

Florida International Uni-versity’s College of Engineering and Computing trains its students not just for the hypothetical but specifically for local needs in order to keep graduates working for companies in this area. Dean Amir Mirmiran…

Healthcare

8 MDs open 35,200 patient slots

8 MDs open 35,200 patient slots

The addition of eight healthcare providers – primary care physicians – has opened up about 35,200 patient slots for Jackson Health System. “We’ve done a lot of expansion in the primary care area in the…

Transportation

Miami speeding to get streetcars rolling

A resurrected plan to run streetcars downtown has Miami commissioners pushing hard to improve transit. Monday, they unanimously urged the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation to make streetcars a number-one priority…

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