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Metrobus realignment may offer seniors on-demand transit

As nonprofit Transit Alliance Miami works to redesign Miami-Dade’s Metrobus route system, steps must be taken to ensure that the county doesn’t overlook the needs of its senior citizens, Miami-Dade Commissioner Eileen Higgins said. To that end,…

Miami tourism sets record in 2018, surpassing 2017 gains

Miami tourism sets record in 2018, surpassing 2017 gains

Though final figures won’t be in until next month, tourism had “a record 2018, building on a record 2017,” said Rolando Aedo, chief operating officer of the Greater Miami Convention…

Miami prepares for Super Bowl, Democratic National Convention

Miami prepares for Super Bowl, Democratic National Convention

The Miami area is hoping to host two major events in 2020: The Super Bowl and the Democratic National Convention. One’s a lock and one’s a maybe at this stage.…

Affordable housing development on track beside Transitway

Affordable housing development on track beside Transitway

A Pinnacle Housing Group affiliate has closed on financing for Verbena, a $31 million transit-oriented affordable housing development just off the Miami-Dade Transitway at Southwest 282nd Street alongside US 1.…

Henry Flagler house in Fort Dallas Park is crumbling

Henry Flagler house in Fort Dallas Park is crumbling

Members of the Miami River Commission are alarmed about the deteriorating condition of a historic house at the city’s Fort Dallas Park, and are particularly troubled by city officials who’ve…

Brazil visitors to Miami by air growing again after dip

Brazil visitors to Miami by air growing again after dip

More than 6% additional air passengers have flown from Brazil to Miami this year, expanding our influx from our visitor industry’s one-time leading source of guests and tourist spending. Total…

Coral Gables tinkers with fate of oldest downtown building

Coral Gables tinkers with fate of oldest downtown building

The final document to pull a demolition permit for the old LaSalle Cleaners building in downtown Coral Gables was to be submitted Wednesday of this week, according to the lawyer…

Coral Gables looks at leveling oldest downtown building

Coral Gables looks at leveling oldest downtown building

Whether the old LaSalle Cleaners building will be demolished and turned into a 35-space surface parking lot will come back to the Coral Gables City Commission on Dec. 11 for…

Miami moves toward requiring affordable housing in projects

Miami moves toward requiring affordable housing in projects

The City of Miami has taken a big step toward creating affordable housing with the inclusionary zoning measure sponsored by Commissioner Ken Russell. City commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 15 to…

Coconut Grove Business Improvement District gets new lease on life

Coconut Grove Business Improvement District gets new lease on life

Property owners have granted another 10 years to the Coconut Grove Business Improvement District’s lifespan. The organization has just won approval by a 61% vote from property owners within its…

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