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Mayor rejects rail line’s offer to build county a courthouse

Mayor Carlos Giménez and his administration on Friday rejected an unsolicited proposal from the developers of All Aboard Florida’s Brightline to build the new Miami-Dade civil courthouse after taking 30…

With warehouses full of furniture, county OKs $88 million more

Miami-Dade commissioners approved an $88.3 million contract for furniture for 21 departments despite already having two warehouses full of extra furniture, commissioners say. “It’s nice to know we are flushed…

Dinner Key Marina still reeling after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma had a major impact on Dinner Key Marina in September, and the City of Miami’s flagship marina still isn’t back on its feet. A Category 4 hurricane when…

Grove single-family homes selling at six-figure increases

In the past two months, the average Coconut Grove single-family home’s sale price on the resale market has increased by about $100,000 each month. This trend correlates with Miami-Dade County’s…

Charter team would raise commission pay, end term limits

The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force this week issued its draft report with eight recommendations to amend the charter. Final meetings on the draft for public comment and any…

Panel that handled complaints against police gets a new life

After de-funding the Independent Review Panel in 2009, Miami-Dade commissioners voted Tuesday to re-allocate funding for the panel, but it may be short lived as Mayor Carlos Giménez suggested he…

Vast new tax district will collect funds for Smart transit plan

Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday created a tax increment district to raise revenue for a new trust fund for the SMART plan to add transit. The district will align with the plan’s…

New art ICA museum draws in 25,000 visitors in six weeks

After making its debut in the Design District on Dec. 1, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami has seen upwards of 25,000 visitors during its first six weeks, prompting the…

Transit corridor plans, still vague, termed vital for county

In last week’s 2018 transportation summit one message echoed loud and clear: Miami-Dade and its Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) must get the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan into…

Miami rewrites code on where alcohol can be served

Months in the making, a major re-write of Miami’s code that deals with how restaurants, bars, liquor stores and other establishments can sell and serve alcohol is complete and in…

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