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Front Page » 2013 » August (Page 4)

FYI Miami: August 15, 2013

MILITARY HUDDLE IN DORAL: Military personnel from 19 nations of the hemisphere are at the US Southern Command Headquarters in Doral this week participating in a training exercise labeled PANAMAX…

Filming in Miami: August 15, 2013

These film permits were issued last week by the Miami-Dade County Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment, (305) 375-3288; the Miami Mayor’s Office of Film, Arts & Entertainment, (305) 860-3823;…

The hooking of cheap crooks and the ones who swim away

The hooking of cheap crooks and the ones who swim away

Don’t you feel worse about the arrests of two Miami-Dade mayors because the scam was so cheap? Couldn’t FBI undercover agents have trolled bigger bait? After all, they hooked two…

Profile: Darryl K. Sharpton

Profile: Darryl K. Sharpton

Louisiana-born and Florida-raised, Darryl K. Sharpton came to Miami quite serendipitously. He started his own accounting and business consulting firm in 1984 and his partner joined him just over a…

Profile: Susan Amat

Susan Amat is a self-defined problem solver. An entrepreneur herself — she started her own company at 15 — she co-founded The Launch Pad, meant to provide guidance to other…

Las Vegas model becomes even worse gamble for Miami

As we await a casino-ready resort to replace the vacant Miami Herald building on Biscayne Bay, a timely New York Times report should make even casino backers cringe. The Herald…

Fraud charges rock Miami credit ratings

When federal regulators leveled securities fraud charges last month against the City of Miami and its former budget director, it renewed longstanding concerns about the city’s financial controls that could…

U of Miami adding online middle school

The University of Miami’s online Global Academy, which recently graduated a class of seniors and live-streamed the event to other students around the world, is expanding to add a middle…

Preparing Miami’s link to India markets

Each session at a Sept. 27 “Doing Business in India” workshop will be a primer for a November trade mission that will expose South Florida small businesses to a market…

Vast Design District project rolls ahead

Miami is moving forward to amend the Design District special area plan by expanding the 19-acre mixed-use site 10% to almost 21 acres. The expansion would add 12 smaller properties…