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Jackson Health to build emergency medical hub in Coral Gables

Jackson Health to build emergency medical hub in Coral Gables

Work will begin in six months on a new emergency medical facility in Coral Gables that will serve Jackson Health System patients inside the city and within five miles of it. Miami-Dade commissioners voted unanimously…

Historic Olympia/Gusman building may get leasing firm

Historic Olympia/Gusman building may get leasing firm

Miami city commissioners are to consider a proposal today (1/14) by NAI Miami Property Management LLC to temporarily manage the historic Olympia building. The agreement, which would be on a month-to-month basis and terminable by…

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Coral Gables seeks clean water pearl in native oysters

Coral Gables seeks clean water pearl in native oysters

A proposed project to increase the population of native oysters, leading to cleaner waterways in Coral Gables, won support during Tuesday’s city’s commission meeting.  Sponsored…

New restriction boxes in experimental container home

New restriction boxes in experimental container home

Even with construction and landscaping done and every fixture and utility installed, an affordable housing project in which a shipping container was converted into a…

Miami Beach extends and expands Slow Streets initiative

Miami Beach extends and expands Slow Streets initiative

A Miami Beach pilot program aimed at encouraging walkers, cyclists and drivers to share the roads in Flamingo Park has been extended and expanded following…

Zoo Miami conservation center to open, immersing visitors

Zoo Miami conservation center to open, immersing visitors

Zoo Miami’s Conservation Action Center is ready to connect guests with wildlife and nature conservation issues in Florida through storytelling and play. Set to launch…

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Opinion

Economic recovery will take a 10-step unified approach

Economic recovery will take a 10-step unified approach

Last week I targeted needed action on 10 major Miami-Dade concerns that I first outlined 25 years ago. Since 1996, however, 10 more huge issues have surfaced. None will be a surprise. To begin with: A FRACTURED CITIZENRY: As the year began I feared division would permeate 2021. After the insurrection in Washington I am certain of it. In a nation divided, discord is clear in Miami.  Just as national leaders must help close a yawning gulf between us, we must locally…

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Madeline Pumariega: Returns home to become Miami Dade College president

Madeline Pumariega: Returns home to become Miami Dade College president

Throughout her long career in education, Madeline Pumariega has focused on breaking barriers both for students seeking access to college and professionals looking to follow her lead. This week, she will shatter another glass ceiling as she takes her place as the first female President of Miami Dade College, the largest community college in the US.  Ms. Pumariega, who was born and raised in Hialeah, has a long history with the college, where she began her undergraduate career as a…

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Real Estate

New restriction boxes in experimental container home

New restriction boxes in experimental container home

Even with construction and landscaping done and every fixture and utility installed, an affordable housing project in which a shipping container was converted into a tiny home in South Miami is still hitting snags. The…

Government

Jackson Health to build emergency medical hub in Coral Gables

Jackson Health to build emergency medical hub in Coral Gables

Work will begin in six months on a new emergency medical facility in Coral Gables that will serve Jackson Health System patients inside the city and within five miles of it. Miami-Dade commissioners voted unanimously…

Business & Finance

United Way Miami exhausts relief funds

United Way Miami exhausts relief funds

The United Way of Miami-Dade has exhausted its Miami-Dade Pandemic Assistance Program federal relief funds of $30.96 million, allocating it to more than 59,720 people who were significantly impacted by the pandemic.  Since the launch…

Communities

Coral Gables seeks clean water pearl in native oysters

Coral Gables seeks clean water pearl in native oysters

A proposed project to increase the population of native oysters, leading to cleaner waterways in Coral Gables, won support during Tuesday’s city’s commission meeting.  Sponsored by Vice Mayor Vince Lago, the project asks the community…

Arts & Culture

Historic Olympia/Gusman building may get leasing firm

Historic Olympia/Gusman building may get leasing firm

Miami city commissioners are to consider a proposal today (1/14) by NAI Miami Property Management LLC to temporarily manage the historic Olympia building. The agreement, which would be on a month-to-month basis and terminable by…

Education

Zoo Miami conservation center to open, immersing visitors

Zoo Miami conservation center to open, immersing visitors

Zoo Miami’s Conservation Action Center is ready to connect guests with wildlife and nature conservation issues in Florida through storytelling and play. Set to launch Jan. 16, the center at 12400 SW 152 St. is…

Healthcare

Telemedicine improvements to live after Covid-19 dies

Telemedicine improvements to live after Covid-19 dies

With vaccine distribution underway there may be a light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, but local hospital leaders say the improvements in teleworking and telemedicine accelerated by the pandemic aren’t going anywhere. “I…

Transportation

Miami Beach extends and expands Slow Streets initiative

Miami Beach extends and expands Slow Streets initiative

A Miami Beach pilot program aimed at encouraging walkers, cyclists and drivers to share the roads in Flamingo Park has been extended and expanded following a positive public response, city officials say. The Slow Streets …

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