Without a single word of discussion, a state transportation committee on Friday stuck with a controversial ranking to award the $800 million reconstruction of Interstate 395, including a long-awaited ‘signature bridge.’ FDOT withheld proposals from public view until after the decision, citing a ‘cone of silence.’
Miami police and fire rescue spokesmen said there were no serious incidents and the number of arrests was about what was expected. The festival’s organizers said they plan to make next year’s fest even better.
Miami’s real estate department says Flagstone Island Gardens met a May 1 deadline to begin construction on the first phase of a hotel and retail complex on Watson Island by digging a hole for utility excavation.
About 43,000 people are expected to visit downtown Miami on Sunday for the Rolling Loud hip-hop music festival and the members-only opening of the Frost Science Museum. Large crowds will converge on Bayfront Park and Museum Park.
When two men in Miami-Dade’s main library got into a fight, one of them fired a gun. He missed his target. But the off-duty cop in uniform working at the library didn’t, striking the man in the midsection, police said.