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Miami may be ready to pick Virginia Key marinas operator

After years of controversy, countless meetings, administrative appeals and lawsuits, the City of Miami may be ready to move ahead with a new operator for its marinas on Virginia Key. The final court case has finally ended…

Brickell Avenue Bridge standoff over traffic goes on

Brickell Avenue Bridge standoff over traffic goes on

There’s an apparent cease-fire in the battle between Miami’s Downtown Development Authority and the US Coast Guard and the Florida Department of Transportation to enforce (and possibly expand) lock-down times…

Pay for state attorney office called ‘crisis level’

Pay for state attorney office called ‘crisis level’

Miami-Dade commissioners are urging the Florida Legislature to financially aid employees at the county’s state attorney and public defender offices, as pay there has “reached a crisis level,” according to…

Iconic Miami Beach welcome sign may become LED display

Iconic Miami Beach welcome sign may become LED display

The iconic Miami Beach entrance sign on the Julia Tuttle Causeway could be seeing significant changes in 2019. Jim Morrison Productions, the company behind many of the lighting designs and…

Deep examination of the future for Miami River

Deep examination of the future for Miami River

A new committee is taking shape to consider the further mission of the Miami River Commission. The idea for self-appraisal and planning came in December from Horacio Stuart Aguirre, chairman…

Florida plans improved public riverwalk under 836 in Miami

Florida plans improved public riverwalk under 836 in Miami

State highway officials now intend to include an improved public riverwalk under a highway overpass slated for a major upgrade, Miami River Commission members were pleased to learn Monday. Fresh…

Miami-Dade emergency fund going to expand ShotSpotters

Miami-Dade emergency fund going to expand ShotSpotters

Money that would have been used to compensate for broadened homestead exemptions in Miami-Dade will now fund an expansion to the county’s ShotSpotters program to pinpoint gunfire in high-frequency areas.…

Downtown Development Authority to help fund Underdeck under I-395

Downtown Development Authority to help fund Underdeck under I-395

Directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority voted Friday to commit $50,000 to the development of the open space under I-395 as the Underdeck, a linear park that is meant to…

After Brightline deal, Virgin Group gets seaport terminal OK too

After Brightline deal, Virgin Group gets seaport terminal OK too

If all goes as planned, 2021 will prove huge for South Florida and British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, as both a high-speed train extension connecting Miami to Orlando on…

Miami to rename Museum Park for Maurice Ferré

Miami to rename Museum Park for Maurice Ferré

One of the City of Miami’s waterfront parks is being renamed in honor of long-time mayor and community leader Maurice Ferré. The Miami City Commission has begun the process to…

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