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  1. Coral Reef, Doral Park fare well at USTA Florida Team Tennis ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    TENNIS FINALISTS: Coral Reef No.1 was a finalist in the 14-18 Novice Division as Crandon Park Tennis Facility on Key Biscayne hosted a USTA Florida Team Tennis Challenge. TENNIS FINALISTS: Coral Reef Advanced was a finalist in the 10U Division Flight I as Crandon Park Tennis Facility on Key Biscayne hosted a USTA Florida Team Tennis Challenge.


  2. Plan for boat show at Miami Marine Stadium advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Miami Herald

    Despite strong objections from environmentalists and Key Biscayne residents, Miami commissioners held fast Thursday and rejected an appeal challenging plans to build an $18 million park and event space on the grounds of Miami Marine Stadium. The decision allows the city's administration to move forward with construction of the outdoor facility, which includes paving over the grounds east of the stadium and installing utilities to facilitate a move to the site by the Miami International Boat Show.


  3. Miami floats new plans to restore Marine StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Miami Herald

    Six months after rejecting a private pitch to restore the historic Miami Marine Stadium, the city of Miami may be ready to move forward with its own vision. The plan, to be presented by administrators Thursday to city commissioners, would keep the concrete, waterfront stadium and the surrounding campus under the city's thumb but cede daily operations to a private operator willing to pay millions up front for a contract.


  4. Fed environmental review adds to Miami boat show move questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Miami Herald

    Federal environmental regulators are raising red flags about plans to move the Miami International Boat Show to long-abandoned Miami Marine Stadium, saying it would put seagrass and other marine life at risk. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - in an initial review of plans to build floating docks and walkways big enough to cover more than four football fields - found that the project would cause "substantial" harm to Biscayne Bay bottom where fish and other marine life live.


  5. County cracks down on large boat raft-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Miami Herald

    Miami-Dade County is cracking down on boat raft-ups, mandating that a maximum of five vessels be tied together at one time. Adopted Tuesday by the County Commission, the new rule targets the floating parties popular off Key Biscayne on weekends when boats can host parties elaborate enough to have deejays and liquor sponsors.


  6. Mothera s Day mangia: Miami brunches that moms will loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Miami Herald

    Mother's Day is Sunday: Celebrate the woman who cooked you countless meals by taking her out for a brunch of her very own. It's the perfect opportunity to spoil Mom and let her know how special she is with a decadent buffet, A la carte brunch, or a soul food pop-up.


  7. IRS: We cana t find $64,000 seized after Sandinista overthrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Miami Herald

    The Internal Revenue Service has told Cuban-American Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, it cannot verify what happened to $64,285.71 in a Citibank account that a Nicaraguan exile in Key Biscayne claims was illegally seized after the Sandinistas overthrew Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza in 1979. "Unfortunately, we are unable to provide information on what Citibank did with the funds, nor how the funds were accounted for in its business operations, especially with the limited amount of details," Sandra H. Adams, an IRS governmental liaison, wrote to Ros-Lehtinen April 21. Adams' letter was in response to a Lehtinen letter to the IRS on behalf of Luis Urcuyo, a constituent.


  8. Hospitality public relations executive Rebecca Kollaras dies at 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Miami Herald

    Rebecca Madan Kollaras, a Miami Shores public relations executive, namesake of Kollaras Communications, a marketing and communications practice devoted to the Florida hospitality industry, knew how to introduce herself on her blog, , which featured her "musings of an uncommon mom" posts. Many of the posts touted charities she supported, like Responsible Charity, which helps the poor in India.


  9. Boat show not sweating after Key Biscayne files new lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Miami Herald

    Tensions between the Village of Key Biscayne and the city of Miami over plans to host the Miami International Boat Show next year at historic Marine Stadium ratcheted up last week when the village filed suit against the boat show alleging criminal violations of Florida's open government laws. The suit - filed as the city of Miami is rushing to create an expensive outdoor park and event space to host the massive boating event - seeks to void a contract between the city and the National Marine Manufacturers Association.


  10. 14-year-old Miami Beach student with scientific mind wins full FIU scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Miami Herald

    Like most fourth-graders in Miami-Dade, Rebecca Rauch-Thane started participating in school science fairs because it was a class requirement. But since then, the Miami Beach Senior High freshman has voluntarily entered the annual science fair competitions to enhance her aptitude and experience beyond the classroom.


  11. Photo Gallery: 'Dream Team Day' at Miami Seaquarium | April 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Miami Herald

    Thirty-three Girl Scouts took part in "Dream Team Day" at Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida rewarded its 33 Girl Scout Cookie top sellers with a day at the seaquarium, where they took part in sea turtle and stingray feeds, interactions with manatees and birds, and dolphin encounters.


  12. Cyclist injured after being hit by car near Rickenbacker CausewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Miami Herald

    A cyclist was sent to the hospital with apparent broken bones after being hit by a car Saturday morning on Key Biscayne. The woman, who has not yet been identified, had been biking alone in the northbound lane of Crandon Boulevard when she was struck about 10:30 a.m. at the entrance to Crandon Park Beach.


  13. Lighthouse visits offer history, viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Miami Herald

    For ships at sea, lighthouses are beacons to guide them safely on their journeys. For land-bound tourists, they have always been a source of fascination, and Florida is one of the best places to satisfy that yen.


  14. No charges for DJ Laz in fatal Key Biscayne boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Miami Herald

    Prosecutors will not charge popular Miami radio personality Lazaro "DJ Laz" Mendez in the boating accident that killed a man off Key Biscayne's Nixon Beach. The accident happened in May 2014 when a 42-foot promotional boat helmed by Mendez got stuck in a sandbar.


  15. Marine Stadiuma s development will create traffic nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    More than seven million people visit Key Biscayne annually, coming from across Miami-Dade and around the world for our beaches, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Crandon Park's golf course and tennis center, and our public boat ramps. Unfortunately, Miami-Dade's most beloved playground could soon become its most dreaded parking lot.


  16. Architects like Miamia s Rene Gonzalez could help builders cope with global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    To meet the daunting design challenge posed by rising seas, prominent Miami architect Rene Gonzalez, whose spare, sensuous Modernist houses you wish you could afford, has embraced and refashioned a forgotten tropical approach to architecture: elevating the homes off the ground. These are not boxy Keys houses perched awkwardly on stilts, as if they'd been hoisted up by a crane, nor McMansions plopped down on a mound.


  17. Miami juggles lawsuit, deadlines in Marine Stadium effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Facing a construction deadline and the potential loss of $3 million, Miami officials tried Thursday to preserve efforts to host the Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key and restore the historic Marine Stadium without inflaming a legal spat with neighboring Key Biscayne. By a 4-0 vote, commissioners gave the boat show's operators more time - about three months - to set up and break down on the stadium grounds, where the massive trade event will be held President's Day weekend due to a move out of the Miami Beach Convention Center.


  18. 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Two former executives at a Florida resort company have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $300 million vacation rental fraud scheme. Barry Graham and Ricky Lynn Stokes were formerly executives at Cay Clubs Resorts and Marinas, which prosecutors say swindled some 1,400 investors in the Florida Keys and elsewhere.


  19. Photo gallery: Miami Open men's final | Sun., April 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    View photos from Novak Djokovic's Miami Open men's final victory over Andy Murray at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne on April 5, 2015. Andy Murray, of Great Britain,left, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia, pose for photographers with their trophies after the men's final at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne on Sunday, April 5, 2015.


  20. Photo gallery: Miami Open women's final | Sat., April 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    View photos from Serena Williams' Miami Open women's final victory over Carla Suarez Navarro at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne on April 4, 2015. Serena Williams returns a serve as she goes on to defeat Carla Suarez Navarro to win the Miami Open 6-2 6-0 victory in 56 minutes to secure her third straight title at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne on April 4, 2015.


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