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  1. Calls for Miami museum site unrealistic, mayor saysRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    County leaders may have their hopes set on city-owned property for building a black history museum, but Miami Mayor TomA s Regalado said their choice of sites is not realistic. Two weeks ago, Miami-Dade commissioners approved legislation to begin planning for a black history museum.

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  2. All Aboard Florida on line for government aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    All Aboard Florida, the rail line that is in a few years to link Miami and Orlando, has expanded its funding options. The company, a subsidiary of Coral Gables-based Florida East Coast Industries, has applied for $1.75 billion in a private activity bond allocation from the US Department of Transportation, All Aboard Florida representatives told Miami Today by email.

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  3. 20th Century Fox wants $13 million in public funding for Miami WildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Miami Today

    Not only does 20th Century Fox want to build an amusement park complete with water rides on county-owned land in South Miami-Dade, but the film company also plans for a 400-room hotel as well as a rich choice of retail and restaurants. 20th Century Fox and Miami-Dade County are negotiating the logistics of the proposed Miami Wilds development that might rise at the county-owned Zoo Miami and on adjacent federally owned land.

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  4. Profile: Brian AlonsoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    In a city often characterized as very young, certain anchors act as reminders of Miami's durability, resilience and adaptability. Flagler Street is one of those iconic areas that call back to the beginning of modern Miami, and it's local family businesses like La Epoca Department Store that help tie the city to its history.

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  5. Plated to ship ready-to-cook meals from Miami LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    Plated, a company selling ready-to-cook gourmet meals, says it will open a fulfillment center in Miami Lakes early next year. DineInFresh, doing business as Plated, recently signed a five-year, 19,796-square-foot industrial lease at 13964 NW 60th Ave. Plated retails chef-designed recipes and ingredients by subscription in about 90% of the continental US, said spokesperson Sonya Safro, though users have the option to pause the subscription at any time.

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  6. Expo center success rides on transit useRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    The mass transit system in Miami might not be at the level of other growing cities but one new major project downtown will be relying heavily on that system, say the developers. Miami World Expo Center, a planned $600 million hotel and convention center, gained city commission approval Oct. 9 as a Regional Activity Complex.

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  7. Dramatic summer tourism riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Miami Today

    Summer is often called the "slow season" for Miami tourism, but double-digit gains in tourist-related tax collections paint a different picture: a dramatic turnaround to summer growth in tourists and hotels hiring instead of laying off. In August, nearly $4.9 million in convention development taxes countywide reflected a 13.2% gain over August 2013.

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  8. Few take startup funding riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Miami Today

    Most banks don't lend to companies that have been in operation less than two years, and private equity firms don't get a financial return on a loan to a startup that makes it worth their time, experts said. "Quite frankly, startups are risky," said Eliot Abbott, a lawyer who represents both startups and lenders.

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  9. Most new condo units to become rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Miami Today

    Activity at the first of the new downtown-Brickell condo towers to be completed leads many to anticipate that a majority of units in condos under construction or announced will, like their immediate predecessors, add to the area's rental base. Analyst Craig Werley, president of Focus Real Estate Advisors, said 87 of the 192 units at My Brickell, 31 SE Sixth St., have been rented, and 14 others are currently listed for rent, adding up to 53% of the building in the rental market.

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  10. FYI Miami: October 2, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Miami Today

    LUXURIOUS LIVING : The Miami area is among the most desirable luxury housing markets in the world, according to Coldwell Banker Previews' Luxury Market Report for the second half of 2014. Focusing on three price points, Miami had 1,185 listings for $1 million ; Miami Beach had 218 listings for $5 million and Miami was in eighth place with 87 listings; Miami Beach had 82 listings for $10 million and Miami was tenth with 27. For sales, Miami had 933 and Miami Beach 699 for $1 million; Miami Beach had 63 for $5 million; and Miami Beach had 17 for $10 million while North Miami Beach had four.

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  11. Filming in Miami: October 2, 2014Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Miami Today

    These film permits were issued last week by the Miami-Dade County Mayor's Office of Film & 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. INLINE PHOTOGRAPHY.

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  12. Miami speeding to get streetcars rollingRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Miami Today

    Monday, they unanimously urged the Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation to make streetcars a number-one priority and to find funds to do it, at an estimated price of $200 million. The city's chief transportation manager, Carlos Cruz-Casas, said residents ask him nearly every day what the city is doing to deal with horrible traffic congestion.

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  13. Miami parks contamination cleanup fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Miami Today

    In their last action before adjourning at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, Miami city commissioners approved a $10.1 million funding plan for the environmental remediation of a half-dozen contaminated parks. The move came after Commissioner Marc Sarnoff had pushed the administration to find a way to clean up and reopen Douglas Park, one of the largest in the city and located in his district.

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  14. Marlins still claiming ballpark costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Miami Today

    The Miami Marlins are still submitting to the county their expenses for building the baseball team's home in Little Havana - after three full seasons in the stadium. So far, the Miami Marlins say that $110,756,131 should be counted toward the team's share of the county-owned stadium's cost, according to county records.

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  15. Profile: Nino PernettiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Miami Today

    Antonio Banderas, Mario Andretti, Oprah, Sylvester Stallone, Paul Newman, Frank Sinatra. How would you like to count those as just a few of your dinner guests? Nino Pernetti's landmark Coral Gables restaurant Caffe Abbracci has served as a focal point for Greater Miami business, culture and society for 25 years.

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  16. If Marlins' owners can't sell rights, pray they can sell teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Miami Today

    The Atlanta Braves, still more than two years from moving into a $622 million suburban ballpark, last week announced a 25-year deal that will see the 41,500-seat stadium branded SunTrust Park. Meanwhile, the Miami Marlins today finish their third year in their new 37,442-seat stadium, financed by taxpayers to the tune of $3 billion, with the name still Marlins Park because they've been unable to sell the naming rights.

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  17. Downtown expo center work set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Miami Today

    MDM Development Group plans to have shovels in the ground by year's end to begin giving new life to the old Miami Arena site at 700 N Miami Ave. The now-barren parcel would become home to a sprawling convention center and hotel - Miami World Expo Center - with developers shooting for a December 2017 completion. The city's Urban Development Review Board granted several waivers last week to allow the expo center and hotel to move forward.

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  18. Brickell grows west with 372-unit projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Miami Today

    The neighborhood known as Brickell in Miami continues to grow westward, with more and more residential towers adding to the financial district. Last week the city's Urban Development Review Board gave conditional approval to Broadstone at Brickell, a proposed residential project at 267 SW 11th St., along Southwest Third Avenue and extending northward to Southwest 10th Street.

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  19. Profile: Ramiro OrtizRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Miami Today

    Ramiro Ortiz makes his third appearance as a Miami Today Achiever, which may seem excessive until you consider the many roles in this community he has played. From SunTrust Bank to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and now on to revamping HistoryMiami along with museum director Stuart Chase, Mr. Ortiz knows more about Greater Miami than almost anyone.

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  20. FYI Miami: September 18, 2014Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Miami Today

    NATURAL GAS BIDS: The deadline to seek a contract to set up a compressed natural gas program for Miami-Dade County has been extended two weeks. Applications are now due Sept.

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