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Funding for Overtown redevelopment delayed amid financial dispute

- The Miami Herald , Jul 26
The Miami Herald

Miami commissioners, sitting as the board of an anti-poverty Overtown agency, will consider a small bond issue Wednesday to get around a fin... ancial dispute with the county that threatens to hinder redevelopment in the neighborhood.

Developers buy 6.2 acres along the Miami River, including Finnegan’s River, with plans to create Miami Riverwalk

- The Miami Herald , Jul 24
The Miami Herald

New York real estate investors Chetrit Group and Miami developer Ari Pearl have bought 6.2 acres on three blocks along the Miami River, incl... uding the Finnegan’s River property, with plans to build a major mixed-use development called Miami Riverwalk, with condo towers, a hotel and marina, retail space and offices.

New craft beer market to open in Wynwood

- The Miami Herald , Jul 23
The Miami Herald

Boxelder Craft Beer Market, a new craft beer market, bottleshop and taproom will open this fall in Wynwood, adding to the area’s burg... eoning craft beer scene.

Overtown Music and Arts Festival

Festival sets out to put a positive spin on Overtown

- The Miami Herald , Jul 14
The Miami Herald

Overtown: for locals, the name can instantly paint a picture of poverty, crime and dilapidated properties. The frequent headlines with words... like “shooting” or “killing” don’t help the neighborhood’s image, either.

Little Haiti

Caribbean Marketplace in Little Haiti set to reopen Friday to much fanfare

- The Miami Herald , Jul 17
The Miami Herald

Caribbean Marketplace is set to re-open on Friday in Little Haiti

New Mexican restaurant coming to Icon Brickell

- The Miami Herald , Jul 17
The Miami Herald

Cantina La Veinte, a new waterfront Mexican restaurant at Miami’s Icon Brickell, 495 Brickell Ave., will open July 28. The restaurant... represents the Mexico City-based hospitality firm Cinbersol Group’s first foray into the United States.

Miami

Colombian sailing ship visits Miami

- The Miami Herald , Jul 6
The Miami Herald

Flying a Colombian flag almost as tall as its three masts, the Colombian navy’s sailing ship ARC Gloria docked in downtown Miami Sund... ay for a four-day visit.

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