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Front Page » 2014 » April (Page 2)

UM research lands stem cell deal

After 15 years of University of Miami research on a unique adult bone marrow-derived stem cell and on a process that leaves the cell in a relatively pure form, the…

FYI Miami: May 1, 2014

BRING THEM HERE: Miami-Dade Commission Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa has asked the mayor’s office to inform commissioners about travel expenses by all departments, including details about who has traveled how many…

Feds push non-compete pact for new rail line

As intercity passenger rail connecting Miami to Orlando rolls toward fruition, the US Department of Transportation has encouraged the company behind the project to sign a non-compete agreement with a…

Profile: Nelson Adams

Profile: Nelson Adams

Nelson Adams, MD, began his medical career in Miami in 1985 at the Coconut Grove Health Center, and nearly 30 years later he’s still practicing. At this point, he’s close…

$50 million pump tandems to fight flooding?

$50 million pump tandems to fight flooding?

Of the 30 or so flood-control salinity barriers in South Florida, three or four usually can’t be used during high tide. That means that twice a day, water on the…

Filming in Miami: April 24, 2014

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;…

Westward Ho! Mayor sees rail expansion

Not only is Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez pushing for Miami-Miami Beach passenger rail, but his office also is considering a rail line into the western part of the county. The…

Crunch time to refill film incentives wallet

With fewer than two weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, it’s crunch time for efforts to reinvigorate Florida’s film tax incentive program, and near the end of a statewide…

FYI Miami: April 24, 2014

UNHEALTHY JUMP: The cost of providing health insurance to the employees of the Miami Parking Authority nearly doubled last year. That’s what the parking agency’s insurance consultant reported recently in…

Gold Medal winners, Lifetime Achiever honored

Gold Medal winners, Lifetime Achiever honored

Four accomplished individuals and three prominent organizations accepted Gold Medal honors highlighting their outstanding contributions to Greater Miami at Miami Today’s 14th Gold Medal Awards dinner. Attorney Aaron Podhurst accepted…