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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…

In State Of The County Address Read Between The Lines

Last week's State of the County address was memorable primarily for what Mayor Carlos Alvarez didn't say. Not a word about his showcase bid to personally control almost every smidgeon…

Civic Groups Must Act Now To Strengthen Airports Vitality

Four key issues in Miami-Dade require rapid action. Three - urban transportation, public education and affordable housing - are getting it. That leaves the fourth horseman of the apocalypse, Miami…

Commissioners Love Em Or Hate Em Should Get A Big Raise

Bruno Barreiro, for whatever reason, is about to ask fellow Miami-Dade County commissioners to seek a 1,400% pay raise on the September ballot.…

Small Events Dot Miamis Roadmap To Economic Growth

Just before next year's Super Bowl kicks off its tourist spending here, we'll host a little-known event that, in concert with diverse other under-the-radar visits, offers us similar economic rewards.…

Dont Let Stillunrealized Aims Become Our Claims To Fame

Miami long has sported grand ambitions, big dreams and exaggerated claims. Carl Fisher in the 1920s touted a spit of mosquito-ridden swampland as a great place to live. What a…

As National Growth Slows Miami Boomsat Least For Now

When I was being lured south in the mid-1970s, my Orlando employer assured me that though the US economy was dragging, we'd suffer no impact because special advantages protected Florida.…

Hialeah And Baseball Are A Good Fit If Team Opens Its Wallet

Finally, a good site for a baseball stadium is in play as Marlins officials and Hialeah leaders talk this week. Every aspect appeals more than other choices.…

Housing Is Rising Residents Are Coming But Infrastructure

Did you gasp at last week's report that Miami alone has more than 93,000 housing units planned, up 20,000 from just last summer?…

The Question To Kick Off 2006 Are We Topish In Housing

Barry, you didn't seek this advice, but it's free - a price the red-ink Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce can afford as you step in as its fourth CEO in…

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