Residents who live in downtown Miami are demanding the city stop holding large-scale events in Bayfront Park, including Ultra Music Festival, and abandon negotiations to bring a Formula One Grand Prix to downtown streets.
Police have given the all clear after a suspicious package was found Wednesday afternoon outside the downtown Miami police station, across the street from where police investigated a bomb threat Tuesday at the Florida Department of Children and Families offices, Miami police said.
Miami police investigate a bomb threat to the Florida Department of Children and Families offices inside the Rohde building in downtown Miami Tuesday. The Children's Courthouse, a Miami police station and the Post Office were evacuated, while police closed off parts of Brickell.
Downtown Miami residents want someone in government to limit the number of events held in Bayfront Park. Commissioners Ken Russell and Joe Carollo are feuding over how to accomplish that. Meanwhile, lucrative music festivals wait in the wings.
Miami wants to run a trolley from Bayside Marketplace in downtown to South Beach, providing the first transfer point between the two cities' growing trolley systems. Miami commissioners will consider a proposal in July.
The Melo Group, a real estate development firm from Buenos Aires, relocated to Miami in 2001 and helped transform Edgewater into a trendy, popular neighborhood. Now it's setting its sights on downtown Miami.
Miami and Miami Beach are developing informational products about sea level rise as part of the Bloomberg Mayor's Challenge: a flood warning app that offers alternate routes around the city's regular flooding and a visualization for homeowners about their sea rise risks.
The annual Walk a Mile With a Child health fair, sponsored by the James Wilson Bridges Medical Society and Sunshine Health in partnership with the Southeast Overtown Park West CRA, is designed to help prevent childhood obesity.
Shifting closure times of the Brickell Avenue drawbridge during rush hour periods would alleviate congestion in downtown Miami, says the Florida Department of Transportation, but it's up to the Coast Guard to decide.
Miami has asked a federal judge to dissolve the Pottinger agreement, a consent decree that prevents the police from arresting the homeless for loitering. The ACLU will file a motion for enforcement of the decree.
Commissioner Joe Carollo, who heads the agency that controls Bayfront Park, is negotiating a new contract with Ultra Music Festival. He's demanding $2 million annually from organizers while downtown residents want fewer events in the park.
14 rarely shown paintings by Donald Judd are on view through June 24 at the Intitute of Contemporary Art, Miami. They showcase the artist's penchant for a lack of clutter — even though he hated the term "minimalist."
The felony charge against New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson from last year's Rolling Loud music festival was dropped when other officers didn't back up the story of Miami police Captain Javier Ortiz
A Miami River tunnel plan is gaining traction again. Six tunnel concepts developed by the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization were recently examined at a Downtown Development Authority meeting.
Miami police responded to a shooting at downtown Miami's 55-story Opera Tower Friday night. The bloody disturbance isn't the first bout with intrigue at the luxury building built by developer Tibor Hollo a decade ago.
The lagoon triggerfish was reported by a snorkeler. Scientists say it was likely someone's pet in an aquarium and later let go into the ocean. Although this is a common occurrence, scientists warn it is detrimental to the environment.