Miami might make public parking more expensive across city -
Sep 12, 2018
Miami’s government might raise parking rates across the city for the first time since 2009, in some cases by as much as $1.50 per hour. The reason city administrators give for the hike is simple: The city needs more money.
The amount of increase would depend on the neighborhood. Some high-demand areas such as Brickell, downtown, and Wynwood... [more...]
Long-awaited plan for marinas on Virginia Key moving fast -
Sep 11, 2018
With appeals and challenges from rivals exhausted, a new company’s bid to take over the marinas on Virginia Key moves forward after a year of legislative limbo.
Today’s (9/13) agenda for the Miami City Commission includes two proposed resolutions that will determine the fate of Rickenbacker Marina and Marine Stadium Marina... [more...]
Re-imagining Simpson Park -
Sep 10, 2018
For those of you who cannot remember what Brickell was like way back 30-years ago, let me simply say that it bears no resemblance to what we see today. In short, Brickell wasn’t yet Brickell. No City Center, No Four Seasons, No JW Marriott and none of the modern condos and rentals which line our streets today. And, there weren’t many... [more...]
Brickell combo school-fire station explored -
Sep 06, 2018
Miami officials and the Miami-Dade County Public Schools are exploring options for a new school for Brickell, perhaps combined with a new city fire station.
Talks are in the early stage. City and school officials met Friday and a consensus remains that a deal can be worked out. In addition, a private developer has expressed interest in a... [more...]
County looks at trails under Florida Power and Light lines -
Aug 09, 2018
Miami-Dade County is considering developing park space under Florida Power and Light (FPL) transmission lines and easements as bicycle trails and walking paths. Commissioners in July accepted a report from Mayor Carlos Giménez detailing how the county could best work with the power company to create a 1.76-mile trail system under FPL... [more...]
New 1814 Park Playground is a Big Hit with Brickell Families -
Jul 23, 2018
The Brickell Home Owners Association (BHA), Brickell residents, and other City stakeholders celebrated the official opening of the newly renovated playground at 1814 Park in a recent ribbon cutting ceremony. Sparked by requests from Brickell families and backed by BHA, the City of Miami has completed installation of new playground equipment at our... [more...]
Brickell Walking Tour - July 21 | 10:00AM Dade Heritage Trust | 190 SE 12 Terrace | -
Jul 12, 2018
Meet at Dade Heritage Trust, 190 SE 12 Terrace in Brickell at 10am for this great 1.5 hour guided tour featuring the history, architecture, archaeology and environment of the Brickell Neighborhood.
For complete information, please visit:... [more...]