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Miami parking price hike held hostage for marinas rate raise

Commissioner Joe Carollo is holding up a final vote to raise parking rates until he’s assured Miami will hike fees at city marinas too.For the second time this fall, commissioners deferred a vote Oct. 11 on…

New Miami mayor keeps transportation planning seat

New Miami mayor keeps transportation planning seat

The new mayor in Miami, former city commissioner Francis Suarez, wants to continue his membership on a regional government body, the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization (TPO). “I want to be…

US Homeland Security reports to shut Wynwood artery in Art Week

US Homeland Security reports to shut Wynwood artery in Art Week

Citing reports from US Homeland Security and chatter culled from social media that a terrorist event may be brewing, the Miami Police Department will close most of Northwest Second Avenue…

Commissioner moves to save West Grove’s shotgun homes

Commissioner moves to save West Grove’s shotgun homes

Shotgun homes – simple, long and narrow – are remnants of and reminders of South Florida’s earliest settlers. These rare houses are worth saving and protecting, says Commissioner Ken Russell,…

Largest trade delegation ever, 117 people, visits from France

Largest trade delegation ever, 117 people, visits from France

Miami-Dade County has added a new partner, signing a sister city agreement with Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis, city of Marseille, France, on Monday to usher in a cooperation agreement where the two…

Debris from Hurricane Irma costing Miami $73 million

Debris from Hurricane Irma costing Miami $73 million

City of Miami officials have calculated a preliminary cost estimate of handling debris from Hurricane Irma, $73 million, as they continue to dig out from the storm’s lingering impact. Christopher…

Flagler Street upgrade downtown delayed once again

Flagler Street upgrade downtown delayed once again

The glacial pace of Flagler Street’s renovation downtown has built frustration since the project was proposed in 2011. Last week, directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority agreed to another delay,…

New seafood restaurant parking itself in Marlins Park garage

New seafood restaurant parking itself in Marlins Park garage

A new seafood restaurant is coming to East Little Havana, opening in one of the retail spots in the city-owned parking garages hugging Marlins Park. Casablanca at Marlins Park will…

EB-5 investor visa program may face dramatic change

EB-5 investor visa program may face dramatic change

After years of short-term extensions, the fate of the EB-5 investor visa program is still unknown among local and national experts, but most agree that dramatic changes to the program…

Trucks filled with fresh sand rolling to Sunny Isles Beach

Trucks filled with fresh sand rolling to Sunny Isles Beach

Sunny Isles Beach’s shoreline is critically eroded, a problem the US Army Corps of Engineers is trying to remedy through a beach renourishment starting this week, placing 140,000 cubic yards…

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