Francis Suarez laid out his priorities as mayor Wednesday shortly after he was sworn into office. He’ll prioritize climate change, gridlock, and righting a “dysfunctional” government by expanding the powers of his position.
The buyers who snagged six hotly contested lots in historically black West Coconut Grove out of bankruptcy are well-known Miami financial figures. They say they have no immediate plans for the key properties.
A mystery buyer snagged six sought-after West Coconut Grove lots in U.S. bankruptcy court, raising questions about the future of a massive but long-stalled redevelopment project along the depressed Grand Avenue corridor.
Perhaps it was a reckless prank. But the lewd images drawn over a black firefighter’s family photos and a noose placed over one of the photos were “beyond the pale,” Miami officials said Friday. Six Miami firefighters were fired over the incident.
With Miami’s peafowl wars between bird lovers and haters heating up again, a possible solution to the proliferation of the beautiful but invasive species is offered by an Iowa peacock farmer willing to adopt them.
Most boats are damaged or submerged. They are stuck in awkward positions. Salvage and crane companies want thousands of dollars to remove them, but many boat owners don’t have insurance, can’t afford to pay or have gone AWOL, leaving homeowners with the equivalent of a beached whale.
Miami’s mayor wants to use $10 million from the Miami Forever general obligation bond to help fund an ambitious restoration and renovation plan at the Coconut Grove Playhouse, contrary to the county’s vision.
Detailed new designs unveiled Monday for the controversial redevelopment of the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse show a fully restored Mediterranean front building. A separate, modern new theater behind it would be faced in rough rock and glass.
An attorney representing more than 100 people in a predominately black Miami neighborhood believes as many as 14,000 could qualify for a class-action lawsuit alleging a city incinerator contributed to cancer and other health complications.
Grove resident/activist Glenn Terry gives a brief tour of what he's dubbed "Charlie's Woods" -- a densely wooded, publicly owned corner abutting the late publicist's Coconut Grove home. Terry wants the woods turned into a city park.
José A. IglesiasMiami Herald Staff
Charlie's Woods - a forgotten public space hidden in Coconut Grove
Church of Scientology opens new building in Coconut Grove
Peacocks divide Coconut Grove community
Meet Gwendolyn, the chocolate-chip cookie eating pet alligator