Tequesta Indian Miami Circle Park to get state upgrade - May 16, 2019

The state is preparing to make long-term improvements to Miami Circle Park, home to a 2,000-year-old Tequesta Indian artifact at the mouth of the Miami River. The Department of State has set aside about $500,000 for an improvement plan for the state-owned 2.5-acre site on the northern edge of Brickell. Timothy A. Parsons, representing the...
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Brickell open-air riverfront site to offer 7 restaurants - May 09, 2019

An elaborate plan for a family-oriented, open-air culinary experience on riverfront property in Brickell has the endorsement of the Miami River Commission. A company has leased vacant land at 431-451 S Miami Ave. with plans for Riverside, a venue with a dozen components including seven local restaurants, a tap room and an outdoor event space of...
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Law Firm Signs 22,000-Square-Foot Lease For Move To Brickell - May 01, 2019

After 15 years in Downtown Miami, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr will be relocating its Miami office to the Brickell Financial District. Relocating from the Southeast Financial Center, the full-service law firm is moving its office to 701 Brickell Ave., Suite 1700, where it will occupy approximately 22,400 square feet of space. The new...
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Baywalk funds flowing from Legislature - May 01, 2019

There could be some good news for Baywalk, the planned 5.7-mile pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly promenade that will hug Biscayne Bay and the Miami River. The Florida Legislature included $300,000 for the project in its 2019-2020 budget, said Elena Bondarenko, Downtown Development Authority team leader for government relations. “It’s...
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Liberty City Trolley plan would cut into Brickell route - Apr 25, 2019

Although the City of Miami’s free trolley system extends to all corners of the city, no dedicated route serves the Liberty City area. That may be about to change – with Brickell trolleys running less often as a result.   On the agenda for today’s (4/25) city commission meeting is a proposal to begin a defined regular route...
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The New York High Line inspires its opposite in Miami: The Underline - Apr 25, 2019

Construction has begun on the first segment of The Underline, a linear park under the Metrorail tracks that will eventually extend 10 miles from south of Miami River in Brickell to Dadeland South station. The inspiration for The Underline came from The High Line, the wildly popular park on the west side of Manhattan built on an abandoned elevated...
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Brickell Avenue Bridge hours change may be permanent - Apr 10, 2019

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is conducting a traffic study that includes a temporary change in the schedule of openings of the Brickell Avenue Bridge. Depending on what the data reveal, the change could become permanent. Stakeholders downtown and in Brickell have complained for years that excessive bridge openings paralyze the...
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