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  1. Reversible lanes might ease traffic jamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    County commissioners are scheduled to decide whether to direct the administration to collaborate with the Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Planning Organization to prepare a feasibility study on reversible lanes. The legislation, which appears on the Dec. 1 commission agenda, highlights the need to create efficiencies in traffic flow on thoroughfares and states that the use of reversible lanes might help do so during times of the day when traffic is heavier in one direction.

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  2. Commercial land in double-digit riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami's commercial real estate market has seen land values escalate 10% to 15% year-over-year. While prices are rising throughout the county, Miami's evolving sections such as the Design District, downtown Miami and Wynwood are particularly thriving.

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  3. County hall site eyed for bus depotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    Should railway developer All Aboard Florida build its bus depot and parking garage on the grounds of county government's Stephen P. Clark Center, Commissioner Bruno Barreiro wants to be certain any green space the project removes is replaced nearby. To that end, he is sponsoring legislation scheduled to come before commissioners Dec. 1 that would require any agreement with the county for the depot and parking structure on what is now county land to stipulate that the county must get approval from the Federal Transit Administration and Florida Department of Transportation for conversion of an existing bus depot into a park.

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  4. Brian Schriner: Gearing FIU students for innovation-based economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    Brian Schriner believes innovation will be key to the 21st century economy, and FIU's College of Architecture and the Arts has an opportunity to play a role. He says that's due to the unique composition of the college with its many disciplines falling under STEM groupings: science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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  5. County delays decision on boat show permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade County commissioners want additional input from staff on environmental and legal implications before approving temporary docks and a water taxi plan for the Miami International Boat Show off Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. At issue Tuesday was whether approving a permit and request for a variance by the National Marine Manufacturer's Association and the City of Miami's Department of Environmental Resources Management for use of the historic Virginia Key basin during the boat show on Feb. 11 would violate a deed restriction that the property be used strictly for marina and allied uses.

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  6. City commission backs OK of self-storage facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami city commissioners are backing up the action of the city's planning director in granting permission for a self-storage facility to be built in Little Haiti. Planning Director Francisco Garcia determined that developer Banner Storage Group LLC met the criteria to allow a multi-story public storage building at 5609 NE Second Ave. Some neighboring property owners appealed and in June the city's Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board ultimately granted the appeal and denied the warrant.

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  7. To aid ballpark area, study may label it slumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    County commissioners last week took the first step to create a redevelopment agency enveloping Marlins Park, a step that would label the area slum and blighted. Commissioners authorized the mayor's office to hire a consultant to study whether a redevelopment agency can be used for infrastructure, affordable housing, workforce housing and creation of a Metromover leg from Government Center to the Little Havana stadium site.

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  8. FYI Miami: November 12, 2015Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | 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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  9. Wynwood hosts 80 galleries, collectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    While there has been some churn in the market, ever-increasing rents in Wynwood haven't forced out the galleries and art dealers that made the district famous. "Like any major urban neighborhood, Wynwood is going through changes," said Tom Curitore, executive director of the Wynwood Business Improvement District.

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  10. FYI Miami: November 5, 2015Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | 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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  11. County tailors grant to NY designer KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    A fashion designer with A-list clientele was awarded the chance at a $1.5 million economic development grant from Miami-Dade County to help launch a new design studio and manufacturing facility on the Miami River. The catch is that designer Naeem Khan's project won't get the grant unless one of 10 previously approved projects fails to get built.

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  12. No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    It's been long in coming - far too long. We're on the cusp of seeing business and government back at work together, speaking with one voice for the good of Miami-Dade County.

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  13. $14 million kicker seals $1 billion 4-tower dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami commissioners have approved a large mixed-use development on the Miami River that is expected to revive a city park, extend the public riverwalk, connect Brickell and Little Havana and bring jobs and tax revenue to the city. Called simply Miami River, the complete build-out will add more than 1,600 residential units to the growing urban core.

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  14. Miami-Dade to seek development offers on portRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    County commissioners voted last week to seek development offers for the southwest corner of the Port of Miami, agreeing that they must first be clear what can be done legally. Their vote requires that they get a solicitation document from the mayor's office within 90 days.

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  15. Filming in Miami: October 29, 2015Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    These film permits were issued last week by the Miami-Dade County Department of Regulatory & Economic Resources' Office of Film and Entertainment, 375-3288; the Miami Mayor's Office of Film, Arts & Entertainment, 860-3823; and the Miami Beach Office of Arts, Culture and Entertainment-Film and Print Division, 673-7070. Stark.

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  16. Can school system's soccer stadium play make the grade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade's school system, which teaches decisions based on fact and not emotion, has made itself lead player to create a professional soccer stadium in Little Havana. That's great, because if we strip out emotions that put sports on a pinnacle and get down to a factual study of a stadium based on history, economics, public policy and good business practices, the schools have a lot of self-education to do before they commit to anything.

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  17. Brickell's brand booms out west tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Miami Today

    As billion-dollar Brickell City Centre prepares to celebrate completion of phase one before year's end, other new residential projects are under way in the rapidly evolving neighborhood that has now grown beyond its financial district roots. What some consider to be West Brickell - generally the area east of I-95 and west of Brickell Avenue - is poised for its own greatness and metamorphosis.

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  18. The great illusion: a soccer stadium up magician's sleeveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Miami Today

    Illusionist Harry Houdini would have applauded as county commissioners last week escaped outrage over funding another stadium by declaring that an Orange Sports Complex Community Redevelopment Area would be totally unrelated to sports complexes. Bruno Barreiro stripped from his bid to create a tax funding mechanism its hitherto principal aim - to buy stadium land for British soccer star David Beckham, whose name wasn't mentioned.

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  19. Flagler Street upgrade faces two hurdlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Miami Today

    If all of the stars line up, shovels could be in the ground on the long-delayed Flagler Street renovation from Biscayne Boulevard to the Dade County Courthouse by year's end. If a notice to proceed is issued tomorrow , work can begin within six weeks, city sources said.

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  20. Soccer stadium play labels ballpark area - slum'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Miami Today

    Miami-Dade County is being asked to put the ball in play today to create a redevelopment agency enveloping Marlins Park and use the agency's tax proceeds to buy land next door for a soccer stadium that would also house University of Miami football games. The resolution by Commissioner Bruno Barreiro comes before the county's Economic Prosperity Committee for its blessing.

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