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  1. Would bigger Greater Miami Chamber be as relevant?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Miami Today

    The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce is on the brink of a sea change. But in which direction will the tide turn? Within weeks the chamber has revealed that its goals-setting meetings that lure 1,000 paid guests will no longer set its goals, that its CEO is leaving, and that its leaders are studying a money-saving merger with Fort Lauderdale's chamber.

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    Apr 26, 2016 | Miami Today

    While the Florida Department of Transportation will continue to financially support a design and engineering study to develop a Beach Corridor Direct Connection, the department won't take the lead on a long, costly examination of building fixed-guideway rail linking downtown Miami to the Miami Beach Convention Center via the MacArthur Causeway. An agreement, based on the Metropolitan Planning Organization's Policy Executive Committee , came before county commissioners April 19 but was deferred.

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  3. Miami may spend $4.5 million to clean contaminated Douglas ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Miami Today

    On today's agenda is a resolution to contract with Cherokee Enterprises Inc. for $4,484,185 for the environmental remediation. With a 10% contingency, the total nears $5 million.

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  4. FYI Miami: April 28, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 26, 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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  5. Courts key to Tri-Rail commuter service into downtown MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Miami Today

    Though the Florida Legislature dealt a setback to efforts of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority to bring Tri-Rail commuter service into downtown Miami, a recent Florida Supreme Court decision may pave a way. When this year's legislative session ended in March, the ruling body declined to pass an amendment that would have clarified the legal liability for the four miles of track that Tri-Rail and All Aboard Florida bullet-train service from Miami to Orlando will share.

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  6. FYI Miami: April 21, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 19, 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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  7. Trying again for grand promenade on Biscayne BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Miami Today

    Turned down in October for $1 million in Florida Department of Transportation funding for the Biscayne Green project to build a grand promenade on Biscayne Boulevard, Miami's Downtown Development Authority has re-applied to the department, said Eric Riel, Jr., leader of the authority's planning, design, and transportation team, at last week's authority board meeting. But authority directors are frustrated that so little progress has been made on the project, which has been on the drawing boards since 2010.

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  8. MiamiCentral is on track for a 2017 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Miami Today

    The ground that once was home to Miami's train station is today evolving on a daily basis with tons of new steel and concrete. MiamiCentral is on track for a 2017 opening, and with it, apartments, shops, offices and other companion commercial uses will debut downtown.

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  9. Carole Ann Taylor: Building on cultural and destination retail expansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Miami Today

    Carole Ann Taylor never had a formal job as a social worker, even though she earned a degree in the field, but said she's acted in the role of one her entire life. From an early age, when her father taught her to read and think on her own, Ms.

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  10. County to replace Miami International Airport HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Miami Today

    The search for an operator interested in running the aging but profitable Miami International Airport Hotel will extend a bit longer even while county aviation officials plan to develop a new four-star hotel on airport property. Meanwhile, aviation officials will review options to run the current 57-year-old hotel, including asking for proposals from companies that already bid as well as new ones that have since expressed enthusiasm as well as considering creative partnerships.

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  11. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    It's unthinkable to leave as a skeleton a world-class museum promised to Miami-Dade, said several commissioners who Tuesday found no choice but to rescue yet another cultural institution. "We cannot go back on this; we can only go forward," said Audrey Edmonson before voting to grant up to $48 million to complete a 1075 Biscayne Blvd. home for the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

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  12. Realty investments get thumb's up at Miami Finance ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    Realty investments in Florida's industrial, retail, office and rental apartment markets won warm remarks from panelists at a Miami Finance Forum CEO Power Breakfast, as did "trophy properties" of all sorts, while the condo market got a colder shoulder. Industrial markets statewide have "leveled off," said Steven McCraney, president and CEO of McCraney Property Co., adding that "it's obvious that apartments took off much earlier than other product types."

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  13. Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami war rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Miami Today

    The battle against a new home for the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami lumbers on, in court and before the city's elected leaders. The concrete, steel and glass may be rising at the edge of the Design District for the ICA's new digs, but the construction flies in the face of the people challenging the venture, according to their attorney, Paul Savage.

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  14. We've got no kicks about soccer, but oh that parking voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Miami Today

    If Mr. Beckham and associates can profit on far-from-prime land with few amenities and no monetary help from government, that's great. One thing certain: soccer in Overtown won't freeze out job-generating industry dying to open there, so anything the Beckham syndicate can do to create jobs and earn a profit there is a plus.

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  15. FYI Miami: March 31, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 29, 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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  16. Projects tap Economic Development FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Miami Today

    County staff is starting to negotiate with the next two projects in line to share in $75 million of Economic Development Fund grants as projects ahead of them failed to qualify for the money. Downtown Palmetto Bay Development, first in line for re-allocated grants geared to create jobs, and Project Mercy Neuroscience Center, second, won approval for $7.5 million each, pending negotiations.

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  17. HistoryMiami Museum's 1.5 million photos a research lureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Miami Today

    Almost 2,000 researchers a year now pore through specialized slices of the history of Miami, South Florida and the Caribbean at HistoryMiami Museum's Archives & Research Center. The center at 101 W Flagler St. provides the chance to consult historical materials that it has been collecting, preserving and making accessible since 1940.

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  18. FYI Miami: March 24, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 22, 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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  19. Real estate summit panelists reveal their hot spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Miami Today

    Current commercial investments by panelists at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's South Florida Real Estate Summit focus on Coconut Grove, North Miami, Little River, and the area around Northwest 79th Street and Northwest 32nd Avenue. The panelists, speaking last week about the future of South Florida commercial development, shared their interest in the four diverse commercial areas throughout Miami-Dade.

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  20. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Miami Today

    A county committee is to consider legislation this week that would approve a $45 million grant agreement with the Museum of Science for completing its new home at 1075 Biscayne Blvd. The upfront payment to the cash-poor museum so it can be finished and opened by late 2016 would be funded with proceeds from the sale of bonds secured by 3% convention development taxes collected countywide except in Surfside and Bal Harbour, and secondarily backed by available sales taxes. This plan, proposed by Mayor Carlos Gimenez, would convert the county's previously pledged $4 million a year for operating expenses into $45 million toward construction costs.

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