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Gables heads to state supreme court on Styrofoam ban

Coral Gables will request certification from the Florida Supreme Court in the next step in its battle to defend a ban on Styrofoam and single-use plastics, City Attorney Miriam Ramos said last week. “They…

Miami OKs its first legislation to protect from sea level rise

Miami OKs its first legislation to protect from sea level rise

The Miami City Commission made history March 28 by approving the city’s first piece of legislation related to protections from sea level rise. The move to add resilience methods into…

Miami Beach OKs bonds for 38 projects

Miami Beach OKs bonds for 38 projects

Miami Beach has approved the first tranche of $153 million of a $439 million general obligation bond issuance. The city plans to undertake 38 of the 57 projects the entire…

Miami OKs deal for lighted park under I-395

Miami OKs deal for lighted park under I-395

Miami city commissioners have approved the first step of a deal with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to help design and manage several blocks of land under a rebuilt…

250 apartments planned at edge of Health District in Miami

250 apartments planned at edge of Health District in Miami

A developer plans to build up to 250 apartments at the edge of the Health District in Miami, just south of the Dolphin Expressway. Spring Garden Apartments LLC submitted plans…

Tri-Rail is on track to serve downtown Miami

Tri-Rail is on track to serve downtown Miami

Tri-Rail trains are on schedule to arrive in downtown Miami by the end of 2019, said Bonnie Arnold, spokesperson for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, the commuter system’s parent.…

Miami backs Bacardi buildings for National Register of Historic Places

Miami backs Bacardi buildings for National Register of Historic Places

Two unique and colorful structures in Miami’s Edgewater neighborhood have been recommended by the city for placement on the National Register of Historic Places. The city commission on Jan. 24…

Coral Gables removes 100 street signs, may pull more

Coral Gables removes 100 street signs, may pull more

By Katherine Lewin Over the past month alone, more than 100 city street signs have been removed from Coral Gables, according to Assistant Public Works Director Jessica Keller. Those signs…

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.…

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