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Skyrise, college, Overtown project hit county jackpot

The Miami-Dade County Commission on Tuesday approved the allocation of an aggregate $20 million of taxpayer funds to three privately developed projects, including the 1,000-foot Skyrise tower to rise at Bayside Marketplace. The commission’s approval comes as…

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,…

‘Who can we sue’ over Brickell Bridge?

‘Who can we sue’ over Brickell Bridge?

During last Friday’s rainy morning commute, drivers seethed in their cars as traffic ground to a halt. One of the causes, said Marc Sarnoff, Miami commissioner and chair of Miami’s…

Convention center upgrade rolling

Convention center upgrade rolling

Miami Beach Convention Center renovation is on schedule. Proposals for an owner’s representative have been submitted and the process is continuing for a design builder. Maria Hernandez, special assistant to…

Governments battle to control Dolphins stadium

Governments battle to control Dolphins stadium

As football teams battle it outinside Sun Life Stadium this season, another battle brews – this one for the stadium. At issue: Who should control zoning and permitting for the…

Firms shortchange airport, penalties on runway

Firms shortchange airport, penalties on runway

Miami-Dade might start penalizing airport contractors who swindle the county after a study of six firms showed that underreported revenues cost the county $1 million. The Aviation Department and an…

Arsht Center seeks playhouse deal intermission

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…

County Hall travel spending soars 56%

Spending on Miami-Dade County employee travel increased 56% last fiscal year from the prior year. Staff spent about $1.78 million on travel in 2012-13, about $640,000 more than 2011-12. That…

Fuel may finally flow at Port Miami

Fuel may finally flow at Port Miami

To build on its international recognition as a major cruise and cargo port, PortMiami might change the way it fuels large ships. PortMiami doesn’t have on-port fueling. Rather, a tugboat…

‘Emergency’ Domino Park upgrade

‘Emergency’ Domino Park upgrade

Miami Commissioner Frank Carollo fought for and received funding to make improvements this summer to two popular venues in Little Havana, the heart of his District Three. The money will…

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