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  1. Hungry Arsht patrons get 38-story tower with diningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    Hungry patrons of the theater won't have far to go to make it a full evening of food and fanfare this spring in Miami. The Melo Group plans a May opening for its mixed-use residential project, Melody Tower, at 245 NE 14th St., right next door to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

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  2. Instead of tennis crying about moving out, look around firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    What's the only line by Tom Hanks that anyone remembers from the 1992 baseball movie "A League of Their Own"? Each failed step in the legal battle by the owners of the Miami Open on Key Biscayne to expand in county parkland and add more stadiums seems to have ended with a threat to take the tournament elsewhere unless they get their way. It's like kids in a sandlot ballgame when someone threatens to take the only bat and go home unless he gets to play shortstop.

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  3. FYI Miami: January 7, 2016Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    Below are some of the FYIs in this week's edition. The entire content of this week's FYIs and Insider sections is available by subscription only.

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  4. David Beckham's soccer stadium gets river commission voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    As David Beckham's group works to get land in Overtown for a Major League Soccer stadium, the Miami River Commission wants a voice in decisions. The 650 NW Eighth St. site Mr. Beckham's group seeks is within the Miami River Corridor, about two blocks north of the river and one block east of Seybold Canal.

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  5. Questions fly on new I-395 bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Miami Today

    Design-build contracts for a long-awaited "signature bridge," part of an upgrade of I-395 from west of I-95 to the MacArthur Causeway, will be advertised next year. But Metropolitan Planning Organization members are already discussing specific challenges, as well as whether the project should be sidetracked.

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  6. County flyspecks lease for big film studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Miami Today

    "There's no news, which is probably good news," on negotiations for a mammoth studio complex comprising 11 sound stages and 4 million cubic feet of water in 10 giant tanks, said Rodolfo Paiz, a principal of Miami Ocean Studios LLC. His company is in lease negotiations for 160 acres of county-owned land at 20000 NW 47th Ave. The project was launched nearly a year ago. "As a private citizen, I'm very happy with how the county has handled its due diligence," he added.

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  7. Should bridge funds go to Baylink?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    Francis Suarez, Miami commissioner and vice chair of the Metropolitan Planning Organization's Transit Solutions Committee, may have taken aim at a sacred cow last week when he suggested a long-anticipated project be sidetracked and the funding diverted. "The city has been pushing for a signature bridge on I-395, which will cost $800 million," he told fellow committee members.

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  8. Projects around stations as vital as the trains themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    Two heartening reports in Miami Today last week focused on pro-jects planned around Metro-rail stations. Unfortunately, most remain just plans rather than apartments, condos, retail and offices.

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  9. Project for vacant port land on fast track?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    A campaign by Miami's Downtown Development Authority to block any competing use on the county-owned southwest corner of Dodge Island, near PortMiami, seems to be gaining traction. Ken Russell, new authority chair and Miami commissioner, told the authority's board on Friday that he had met with county Mayor Carlos Gimenez to discuss new ideas for the 17-acre tract of developable land, which has sat idle for at least several years.

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  10. Madeline Pumariega: Hialeah native is chancellor of Florida College SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    Madeline Pumariega, born and raised in Hialeah, proudly reports she's a product of the public school system here. Her higher education began at the formerly named Miami Dade Community College, where she later returned to work as an academic advisor and eventually serve as dean and then president of Miami-Dade College - Wolfson Campus.

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  11. FYI Miami: December 24, 2015Read the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

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  12. Virginia Key guardians face ballot boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    Five years after it was first recommended, the City of Miami is one vote away from creating an advisory group to help steer the future of Virginia Key. The fate of the barrier island has been a hot topic of late, as the city sinks millions into improvements for a flex park surrounding the long-idled Miami Marine Stadium.

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  13. Entrepreneurs join the Drones ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    Hovering quietly overhead of hundreds assembled for the Beacon Council's 30th Anniversary celebration in October was a drone equipped with a camera. A regular photographer was at work, but most of the attention was on the flying whirligig making the rounds of the cavernous banquet room.

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  14. Tri-Rail's missing links downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Miami Today

    Though for the past few months Tri-Rail's planned link into downtown Miami has sat on a side track waiting for $17 million from the Florida Department of Transportation to come through, transportation officials are confident the project will reach fruition. There are actually two missing links, said Jack Stephens, executive director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, which operates the commuter line.

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  15. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Miami Today

    More than half the businesses that flew to Honduras this month on an export sales mission led by Enterprise Florida secured new trade ties. The 14 firms alone are projecting $11,335,000 in export sales within two years as a direct result of the trip.

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  16. Pleas to Army fail to shift boat showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    Key Biscayne residents who packed the village hall Dec. 2 begged the US Army Corps of Engineers to put a stop to plans for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key. Representatives of the corps were there to answer questions about the permit application process for the show.

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  17. New committee could shape Virginia KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    The fate of Virginia Key could be shaped by a new advisory body proposed by Miami City Commissioner Francis Suarez. The city commission is set to consider the first reading of an ordinance to create a Virginia Key Steering Committee during today's regular meeting.

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  18. New look for Grove waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami officials are moving ahead with contracts to begin a major rebuilding of the Coconut Grove waterfront that will add a parking garage hugged by retail shops. They approved an agreement between the city and the Miami Parking Authority; a parking facilities agreement between the city, parking authority and Grove Bay Investment Group LLC assigning the obligation to construct and operate a garage at 3385 Pan American Drive and 51 Charthouse Drive; and an access easement and indemnification agreement among the city, Grove Bay Investment, and Grove Harbour Marina and Caribbean Marketplace LLC allowing for improvement and re-alignment of Charthouse Drive.

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  19. Miami moves to regulate dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Miami Today

    Mr. Carollo pointed out that Miami, with warm and usually welcoming weather year around, has a host of popular outdoor events that attract thousands of participants. Those include the annual Calle Ocho Festival, Miami International Book Fair and the nationally-televised New Year's Eve show hosted by entertainer PitBull.

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  20. FYI Miami: December 3, 2015Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Miami Today

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