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In madcap development boom, a little less Christmas spirit

US consumer confidence charged to a post-recession high this month. In Miami, we didn’t need the uptick report in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal – we could see the confidence written all over projects ready and willing…

Miami needs to make hard choice on trolley service now

Miami needs to make hard choice on trolley service now

Miami’s trolleys, like most mass transit, lose money. The more riders, routes and amenities, the more the system loses. Not a good business model. But commissioners never planned for a…

This father-son lease by county hall is too close for comfort

This father-son lease by county hall is too close for comfort

A county lease in the making sets off loud alarm bells that seem to fall on deaf commission ears. The lease for a local office for Commissioner Bruno Barreiro could…

If taxis are a public service, who exactly do they serve?

If taxis are a public service, who exactly do they serve?

Do taxicabs exist to serve passengers, or does the public ride merely to serve taxi companies? The answer is obvious, isn’t it? Everybody knows that taxis are licensed only to…

When excellence isn’t enough: Branding Miami-Dade County

When excellence isn’t enough: Branding Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade County’s nine-year-old slogan drips with aspiration: “Delivering Excellence Every Day.” Would that it were so. Taxpayers know delivery falls short of the message – sometimes woefully so. Fill in…

Call for ethnic quotas in Miami Beach City Hall outmoded

Call for ethnic quotas in Miami Beach City Hall outmoded

New Miami Beach officials last week were shoveled the worst sort of advice by the daily newspaper across the county in Doral, which admonished them to appoint Hispanics to local…

County needs to get serious about making bidding equitable

County needs to get serious about making bidding equitable

Why does Miami-Dade mess up so many bid offerings? Equally vital, what should the county do when it does foul one up? These questions aren’t theoretical. They apply to real…

The day Miamians become the area’s top-tier homebuyers

The day Miamians become the area’s top-tier homebuyers

Not many years ago a Miami-Dade creator of a vast high-end condo project decided to target the North. He hired a marketing team oriented to New York and bombed –…

Is Punxsatawney Phil raising his head on Flagler Street?

Is Punxsatawney Phil raising his head on Flagler Street?

It’s Groundhog Day on downtown’s main thoroughfare, Flagler Street. The question is whether to celebrate or scream. As we reported last week, Miami’s Downtown Development Authority plans to remake Flagler…

In government as in tennis, play by rules on Key Biscayne

In government as in tennis, play by rules on Key Biscayne

Two decades ago this newspaper backed a permanent Crandon Park tennis stadium for what is now the Sony Open. Global TV and upscale visitors, we said, outweighed loss of park…

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