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  1. FYI Miami: April 23, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Miami Today

    SUCCESSION PLANNING : Miami-Dade County staff is to list senior employment positions within the county government that will be vacated over the next three years. The report is to include information on the county's succession planning how the county plans to fill the vacated positions.

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  2. Miami's strong economy broadens from - two-legged stool'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Miami Today

    A Leadership Miami effort to encapsulate the structure and future of Miami's economy ended Saturday with a shape far too nuanced to package neatly. Participants left the Gusman downtown with no roadmap to economic growth.

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  3. FYI Miami: April 16, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Miami Today

    CITY DEVELOPMENT : Miami-Dade County is looking to partner with the Miami Parking Authority to develop a multi-story parking lot with other unspecified uses in the Civic Center, where the county has contemplated adding court space. The county owns the 400-space lot at 1320 NW 12th St. but the city's parking authority now operates it, charging $4 per hour to park with a maximum of $16 per day on weekdays.

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  4. Miami to vet cost of Tri-Rail link downtownRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    City officials plan to re-evaluate the price tag to expand Tri-Rail to downtown Miami, Mayor Tomas Regalado said. The $69 million cost was estimated in talks among the South Florida Regional Transportation Agency, Tri-Rail's operator; All Aboard Florida; the company that owns All Aboard's rail corridor; and the Florida Department of Transportation.

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  5. Hot issues in - Ethics in Education' forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    With all the recent issues surrounding public education - from outcries over excessive school testing to bullying - a conference on education ethics seems timely. "This is not a conference that is avoiding controversial issues," said Joseph Centorino, executive director of the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust.

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  6. FYI Miami: April 9, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    DEADLINE EXTENSION: Ordinances up for votes Tuesday would extend the time two municipal advisory committees get to study whether to incorporate targeted areas. The county's Unincorporated Municipal Service Area Committee is to vote to extend time allotted to the Biscayne Gardens Area and to the North Central Dade MACs to finish work.

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  7. Developer Terra buying Miami city garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    The Miami Parking Authority built and owns the Oak Avenue Garage. On April 1 the city's Off-Street Parking Board agreed to sell it to Terra World Investments LLC. Terra, based in the Grove, says it has no immediate plan for redevelopment and the building will remain open for parking.

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  8. Dacra leasing new Design District phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Miami Today

    Bal Harbour Shops just a few years ago was Miami's ground zero for luxury retail brands, but that has changed. About 18 months ago, pioneering real estate developer Dacra, in partnership with L Real Estate, began plans for Miami Design District, a low-rise shopping enclave that features pedestrian promenades, lush landscaping and a definite upscale feel.

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  9. FYI Miami: April 2, 2015Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Miami Today

    RAIL FUNDING: Miami-Dade County has committed $13.8 million in soft pledges to partially fund expansion of Tri-Rail service to downtown Miami. The funds have yet to be approved by the county commission.

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  10. FYI Miami: March 26, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    NEW LINKS TAKING WING : Twice-weekly Aerolineas Argentinas flights linking Miami and Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city, are among a cluster of new flights planned through Miami International Airport. The new service on Saturdays and Sundays begins July 4. Other new flights include service by both Aeromexico and American Airlines to Monterrey, Mexico, to begin soon; Thomas Cook Airlines direct service linking Miami and Manchester, England, starting in May; American Airlines flights to Frankfurt, Germany, starting in May; and links between Miami and Vienna via Austrian Airlines starting in October.

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  11. Development authority's - Santa list'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    Spurred by a report that the City of Miami is in the process of initiating a general obligation bond issue, directors of Miami's Downtown Development Authority drew up a wish list of projects they would like to see at least partially funded. The rationale: "downtown has grown exponentially over the past decade, and now boasts 80,000 residents and a daytime population of 220,000, with thousands of additional residents, workers and visitors projected in the years ahead," according to authority documents.

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  12. Design District expands northRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    City commissioners recently gave final approval to three zoning matters that green light expansion of the Design District to the north. Residents of the adjacent Brentwood and Buena Vista residential neighborhoods welcomed the change, in large part because it will bring more parking and green space to the area.

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  13. How realistic is the dialogue in the Grove Playhouse drama?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    The best theater in Miami is at Coconut Grove Playhouse. Imagine how much better it could be if the playhouse were actually open.

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  14. Developer to build park on riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Miami Today

    Efforts to turn a small overgrown lot on the Miami River close to downtown into a lush pocket park for the public moved forward when a developer presented architectural drawings of what he'd like to see. Arturo Ortega owns land abutting the city-owned vacant lot and plans to build a residential project there.

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  15. Kevin Spacey may star in running Grove PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    When Miami-Dade's Economic Prosperity Committee meets today to discuss a deal with GableStage for a home at the Coconut Grove Playhouse, anything can happen. The plan, recommended by Mayor Carlos Gimenez, was for GableStage to manage and run the former playhouse at 3500 Main Highway for 25 years.

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  16. FYI Miami: March 12, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Miami Today

    TRAFFIC APP: If you're setting out on a trip in Miami-Dade County and want to find out what traffic is like, now there's an app for that. The recently launched Audio Traffic Miami-Dade app provides real-time traffic reports, bulletins posted by local law enforcement and community news.

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  17. Pollution keeps parks closed for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    The cost to clean up polluted Miami parks keeps going up and up, pushing some city commissioners to ask when it all will end. Beyond the growing sting of spending additional tax dollars to clear out the pollution, upset commissioners point out that the parks remain closed.

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  18. Chinese home investment in Miami growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Miami Today

    Although there isn't a large Chinese presence in South Florida yet, observers say infrastructure is coming together and will eventually attract homebuyers from that market. Miami is seeing the beginnings of substantial Chinese investment, said Philip Spiegelman, one of the founders and principals of ISG, an outsource organization specializing in sales and marketing for the real estate development industry.

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  19. FYI Miami: February 26, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Miami Today

    RISING RENTS : Annual effective rent growth in South Florida apartment markets continued to strengthen in January, according to Axiometrics, a company that supplies apartment market research and analysis. The average Miami rent of $1,545 was $93 more than the January 2014 average of $1,452.

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  20. Major League Soccer site scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Miami Today

    A push to build a Major League Soccer stadium beside the Marlins baseball stadium has sailed past county officials, but a plan to create a Community Redevelopment Agency encompassing the stadiums wasn't well-received. The county's Economic Prosperity Committee voted last week for the county to negotiate for an MLS stadium to rise next to Marlins Park in Little Havana.

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