Miami Marine Stadium, if restored, couldn’t welcome public - Nov 17, 2020

Imagine the City of Miami spending more than $40 million to restore the iconic Marine Stadium only to be prohibited from using it for “public assembly” because that special use permit expired long ago after the stadium was closed in 1992 in the wake of Hurricane Andrew. That’s the reality facing city officials, who have been...
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In the real world, pandemic precautions cannot be optional - Oct 21, 2020

One reason Covid-19 cases are spiking despite the care most of us are taking to slow the spread is that an alternate universe somehow co-exists with us that doesn’t believe in taking the same precautions – or any at all. We all knew these people exist because we’ve seen them on national news. But until last week I had never...
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Underline going over the top to celebrate its first leg - Oct 08, 2020

The Underline, a linear urban park stretching under the Metrorail tracks from the Miami River to Dadeland South Station, reaches a major milestone Oct. 19 with a pre-opening celebration of the completion of Brickell Backyard, the project’s first, most challenging sector. Due to safety concerns imposed by Covid-19, the celebration will be an...
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Brickell Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project Update - Sep 17, 2020

    Paint work at the Brickell Avenue Bridge is complete. The nightly waterway restrictions along the Miami River at the Brickell Avenue Bridge have been lifted and regular bridge operations have resumed. The recently installed...
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A $4.6 Billion Plan to Storm-Proof Miami - Aug 16, 2020

Thirteen-foot-high floodwalls could line part of Miami's waterfront, under a proposed Army Corps of Engineers plan being developed to protect the area from storm surge. The $4.6 billion plan is one of several drafted by the Corps of Engineers to protect coastal areas in the U.S, which face increased flood risks stoked by climate change. Similar...
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Miami Marine Stadium, if restored, couldn’t welcome public - Oct 17, 2019

Imagine the City of Miami spending more than $40 million to restore the iconic Marine Stadium only to be prohibited from using it for “public assembly” because that special use permit expired long ago after the stadium was closed in 1992 in the wake of Hurricane Andrew. That’s the reality facing city officials, who have been...
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Brickell's boom continues to inch westward - Oct 20, 2016

Brickell’s boom continues to inch westward. A development company plans to build a mixed-use residential tower on Southwest Second Avenue, about a block and a half east of I-95. Maizon is to be a 24-story tower, home to 262 apartments, about 15,000 square feet of ground floor retail uses and parking for about 366 vehicles. The...
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