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City encourages pop-up businesses except in Little Havana

With the aim of encouraging more new business start-ups, Miami city commissioners have amended the rules governing temporary uses on vacant land. The unanimous vote came Jan. 11, after several…

New bond issues save water/sewer operations $101 million

Miami-Dade sold almost $1 billion in water and sewer bonds last month, saving $101 million in debt payment as the department begins its sixth year of a $13.5 billion full…

Red light cameras going but not yet gone

The Miami City Commission may have voted to end the red light camera program back on Dec. 14, but the program will remain in effect until at least Feb. 26,…

Centralized valet service kicks off in Coconut Grove

Beginning Monday, Jan. 15, parking customers in Coconut Grove will be able to use a centralized valet program at one of five locations throughout the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District.…

35% of Miami-Dade seniors are Medicaid beneficiaries

A far larger percentage of Miami-Dade County senior citizens are Medicaid beneficiaries than in any of Florida’s other 66 counties, a health snapshot of Florida residents released Monday shows. The…

Monthly airport passenger count soars

Miami International Airport’s passenger count for November was up 3.7% from November 2016, but the total of airport passengers in the first 11 calendar months of 2017 – the latest…

As city manager, ex-airport director would get former salary

The Miami City Commission will be asked today (1/11) to approve Mayor Francis Suarez’s appointment of Emilio González as city manager and to vote on a salary for the top…

235 sexual predators in encampment spurn housing offers

A discussion and preliminary vote to amend the county code’s language on overnight camping pressed Miami-Dade commissioners to consider alternative solutions for housing the county’s homeless sexual predators and offenders.…

A new city department might build affordable housing

An idea voiced last month by newly-elected Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo for the city to build its own affordable housing is already taking shape. Mr. Carollo is joined by the…

Applications open for Miami Today’s Gold Medal Awards

Miami Today is accepting entries until Feb. 14 for its 19th annual Gold Medal Awards competition, which spotlights six elite individuals, companies and institutions that have been honored by others…

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