West Flagler Associates, which runs Magic City Casino in Miami, was awarded a permit to move forward with another facility for jai-alai and poker just north of downtown in the Edgewater neighborhood near Wynwood.
Miami commissioners on July 26 will consider a new contract with the Ultra Music Festival. The three-day, electronic-dance-music event negotiated with the Bayfront Park Management Trust a five-year deal that guarantees at least $2 million per year to the Trust.
Brickell City Centre, the sprawling, multi-level shopping, dining and residential complex in Miami's financial district, is looking to expand to a fourth block with two new condo towers and more retail.
The proliferation of valet parking around Miami means convenience for some and an expensive monopolization of prime spaces for others. Hotels, restaurants, malls, even churches now provide valet if you're willing to pay — and wait in line.
Miami commissioners debated how to move faster with selecting flood prevention, parks and housing projects to be funded by the Miami Forever bond, approved in November by voters. Administrators say they'll have a plan soon.
Miami and Miami Beach are pitching Democrats this week in a bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The convention would likely be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the AmericanAirlines Arena and a number of other venues across the county.
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.