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Arsht Center seeks playhouse deal intermission

Arsht Trust Chairman Mike Eidson wants Miami-Dade County to stop its process of choosing an architectural firm to design a renovated Coconut Grove Playhouse and wait until the end of September, when he expects the Adrienne…

Miami-Dade leaders consider Parcel B

Miami-Dade leaders consider Parcel B

Miami-Dade County has moved forward with examining two competing uses for the same piece of land, a nearly 3-acre vacant area behind AmericanAirlines Arena. Known as Parcel B, the land…

Island Gardens says work has begun

Island Gardens says work has begun

In 2001, Miami voters approved the lease of high-profile city-owned land on Watson Island for a planned multi-million dollar resort and marina to be called Island Gardens. Today, 13 years…

Mayor’s big plans for seaport land

Mayor’s big plans for seaport land

With a soccer stadium at PortMiami apparently no longer an option, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says he’ll come back with a new plan for the seaport’s under-used but highly valuable…

State, city OK mega-yacht complex

State, city OK mega-yacht complex

If the sweeping Island Gardens mixed-use development rises on city-owned land on Watson Island, and if it proves successful, it could mean more than $12 million a year to the…

SkyRise seeks city, federal high fives

Developer Jeff Berkowitz’ dream to build an iconic observation tower hugged by downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay could begin to materialize with a shovelful of dirt within a month. And…

County in year 3 of tussle with Marlins over ballpark cost

County in year 3 of tussle with Marlins over ballpark cost

Now in their third season at Marlins Park, Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins are still submitting expenses to the county – more than $110 million to date – to be…

$50 million pump tandems to fight flooding?

$50 million pump tandems to fight flooding?

Of the 30 or so flood-control salinity barriers in South Florida, three or four usually can’t be used during high tide. That means that twice a day, water on the…

A final year to flush out government waste

A final year to flush out government waste

Bill Johnson, former director of PortMiami, isn’t going to end his nearly 35-year career with Miami-Dade County quietly. The new director of the Water and Sewer Department presented his agenda…

Water, sewer rate hikes cascade

Water, sewer rate hikes cascade

Miami-Dade County has started a series of water and sewer rate hikes to pay for $12.6 billion in proposed improvements to its water and wastewater systems, including a $3 billion…

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