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Front Page » 2013 » December (Page 2)

Orange Bowl ticket range: $48 to $16,000

For Discover Orange Bowl fans looking to buy tickets through the Orange Bowl Committee for Friday’s night game, only a few hundred remain. That’s not counting the 17,500 tickets each…

How tilting the playing field spilled millions in Homestead

How tilting the playing field spilled millions in Homestead

Homestead just learned a painful lesson: anti-competitive policies cost taxpayers millions. If city commissioners are wise, they’ll take that lesson to heart and undo a policy that gives local bidders…

Film world coalesces around incentives gap

Miami’s film industry saw hardships in 2013, but out of those obstacles may arise opportunities, experts say. “The significant thing for us was the loss of ‘Burn Notice,’ ‘The Glades’…

FYI Miami: December 26, 2013

JUDGE SHORTAGE: Pointing to issues such as pending caseloads and long waits for hearing times, the Florida Supreme Court said last week that the state needs 49 additional judges, including…

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Clemson discounts Orange Bowl tickets in sellout bid

If a team thought getting to a bowl game was the hurdle of the college football season, they certainly never talked to their ticketing office. For January’s upcoming Discover Orange…

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…

Filming in Miami: December 26, 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;…

Gambling in Florida shrinks a bit

Gambling in Florida shrinks a bit

For the first time in years, there probably is less gambling in Florida today than there was a year ago, said John Sowinski, president of the Orlando-based anti-gambling group No…

Brickell building boom surprised everyone

Brickell building boom surprised everyone

Brickell’s development business is back, and it’s booming. Whereas last decade saw empty condo towers standing tall as skeletal reminders of a recession past, 2013 saw the continued construction of…