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Bus depot in Omni beneath a Genting hotel rolls ahead

Bus depot in Omni beneath a Genting hotel rolls ahead

The plan for a brand new bus terminal in the Omni neighborhood can advance after the recent move by the City of Miami to approve a street closure. At their…

$200,000 check stalls Virginia Key marinas eviction by city

$200,000 check stalls Virginia Key marinas eviction by city

The City of Miami’s eviction of the private operator of its marina on Virginia Key is on hold, after Rickenbacker Marina Inc. had its attorney show up at City Hall…

Miami approves creating parklets in city parking spaces

Miami approves creating parklets in city parking spaces

Miami city leaders are willing to try out a program designed to take back sections of paved street downtown devoted to parking and give it back to the people. The…

Miami legislation could tighten waterfront property rules

Miami legislation could tighten waterfront property rules

City of Miami leaders have worked hard for years to increase and improve public access to the bountiful waterfront locations hugging and bisecting the growing urban area. The city charter…

Miami Marine Stadium plan ‘going forward,’ but it’s late

Miami Marine Stadium plan ‘going forward,’ but it’s late

The architect hired to bring Miami Marine Stadium back to life says his team is “going forward nicely” with restoration. Richard J. Heisenbottle offered a status report during a Sept.…

Cross Bay Express Trolley really wasn’t ready to roll

Cross Bay Express Trolley really wasn’t ready to roll

People eager to hop on the new Cross Bay Express Trolley and ride from the City of Miami to Miami Beach will have to wait a little while longer. The…

Marine Stadium flex park ideas greeted coolly

Marine Stadium flex park ideas greeted coolly

“We need to reclaim the space, without sacrificing what we have.” That seemed to be the consensus shared by many members of the public who attended a Sept. 20 community…

Is it curtains for Coconut Grove Playhouse revival?

Is it curtains for Coconut Grove Playhouse revival?

For years now, as preservationists have fought Miami-Dade County’s plan to redevelop the Coconut Grove Playhouse as a 300-seat theater and as uninvited third parties have pushed their own plans,…

Miami orders Virginia Key marinas operator to vacate

Miami orders Virginia Key marinas operator to vacate

The City of Miami is ordering the operator to vacate the Rickenbacker Marina on Virginia Key. It’s the latest move in a years-long controversy over who will run the city-owned…

Long-awaited plan for marinas on Virginia Key moving fast

Long-awaited plan for marinas on Virginia Key moving fast

With appeals and challenges from rivals exhausted, a new company’s bid to take over the marinas on Virginia Key moves forward after a year of legislative limbo. Today’s (9/13) agenda…

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