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What’s behind Downtown’s Latest Population Explosion?

by Sep Niakan | October 31, 2016

From a humble 9-to-5 district to after-dark playground for the it-crowd, Downtown Miami has had quite a turnaround in the past decade or so. According to the latest Miami Downtown Development Authority report, there are now 88,540 residents in...

Lifestyle

Trend Alert! Is Miami Ready to Adopt the Micro and Carless Lifestyle?

by Sep Niakan | October 28, 2016

It’s super-efficient, it’s economical, and definitely a trend that’s here to stay. I’m talking about the micro-unit and carless trend that’s hitting a growing number of cities in the U.S., and has now making its debut...

Lifestyle

New Laws Allow for New Developments in North Miami Beach

by Sep Niakan | March 18, 2016

North Miami Beach may be getting a pedestrian-friendly and transportation-friendly downtown district with a wide variety of uses. In 2015, the City of Miami Beach passed amendments on the land-use laws, which paved the way for a master plan that...

Lifestyle

Private Jet Company Releases Charter Flight Service to Cuba for the Residents of South Florida

by Sep Niakan | February 19, 2016

With the recent peace coming to be, tourism has once again begun between the United States and Cuba. For the tourists who are too anxious to wait for commercail flights to Cuba, there is another option: charter flights. JetSuite, a private jet...

Lifestyle

Rail Systems May Connect All the Way to American Dream Miami

by Sep Niakan | February 19, 2016

Officials of the County of Miami-Dade have been determining if adding a new track to the Miami railway system to go to the American Dream Miami mall will occur. The discussion starts with cargo trucks serving mining quarries in western...

Lifestyle

Developers Release Designs for Open Space Plaza Being Created below the I-395’s Signature Bridge

by Sep Niakan | February 10, 2016

A nonprofit agency recently revealed their design for a walkable public space that would possibly sit underneath the upcoming “Signature Bridge” on the I-395 as a part of the highway’s redevelopment. PlusUrbia created the...

Lifestyle

Replacing the Signature Bridge with a Tunnel is $1.3 Billion

by Sep Niakan | February 04, 2016

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) looked over a proposal that asks to place part of Interstate-395 and Biscayne Boulevard underground, as opposed to building the Signature Bridge that has been in the works. FDOT came to a few...

Lifestyle

Miami Beach Is a Go for Streetcar System, Soon to Add Miami, Midtown, MIA, and More

by Sep Niakan | January 20, 2016

City officials of Miami Beach have voted to design and create a streetcar in the city, but it may not start with a link to Miami. Philip Levine, the Mayor of Miami Beach, released a letter stating his justification and plans for the streetcar....

Lifestyle

New MiamiCentral Station May Connect to Tri-Rail on its Way to Orlando

by Sep Niakan | January 15, 2016

The MiamiCentral train station is moving along with its construction, though it is nothing more than a pile of dirt and concrete at the moment. The under-construction nine-acre complex on Northwest First Avenue is the future location of the...

Lifestyle

Miami and Dade Commissioners in Opposition to New Signature Bridge

by Sep Niakan | January 04, 2016

As the design and concept for the new signature bridge in Miami is coming to construction, some city officials are in opposition. Francis Suarez, Miami Commissioner, believes that the $600 million that has funded the new bridge could be diverted...