April 12, 2009, 5am PDT
Developers in Florida have announced plans to build a new 17,000 acre city that will run entirely on solar power.
March 31, 2009, 9am PDT
Officials in Miami are looking to cancel out part of a contract with architect Frank Gehry for a park element to the new campus he's designed for the city's New World Symphony. The city wants to find a cheaper alternative, but critics are opposed.
January 25, 2009, 7am PST
Wannado City in Sawgrass Mills, FL, is a model city in a warehouse that gives kids a chance to play at having jobs. Broward County Transit has chipped in a mini bus, which drives around the city introducing kids to public transit.
December 7, 2008, 9am PST
This article from the <em>Miami Herald</em> looks at the annual art fair Art Basel and how it transforms the city -- temporarily and permanently.
September 29, 2008, 10am PDT
The developer of a nine block mega-project may pursue casino gambling as an added component to what promises to transform a derelict portion of downtown Miami.
August 29, 2008, 9am PDT
Despite it's inherent legality, lit signage atop a high-rise condominium in downtown Miami is causing many a neighbor to complain.
July 25, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Miami's Coconut Grove waterfront neighborhood may receive a makeover if city commissioners approve a new master plan. However, one questions remains: who is going to fund it?</p>
July 18, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>A young Florida man apparently infatuated with public transit has managed -- on multiple occasions -- to steal buses and drive their routes picking up passengers.</p>
June 26, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Gentrification along Grand Avenue, the heart of Coconut's Grove Black and Bahamian community, has many residents fearing displacement and pushing for affordable housing inclusion.</p>
June 2, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>While mega-condo developments are enlivening districts in and around Miami's urban core, a long moribund downtown business district struggles to keep up. Many hope that small improvements will make a big difference in the area's quest for vitality.</p>
May 20, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Rising gasoline prices are breathing new life into the Miami's niche jitney service.</p>
April 15, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Perhaps named as a self-fulfilling prophecy, the last seven years have brought unprecedented residential growth to Homestead, Florida. Commercial development is just trying to keep up.</p>
April 4, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Six weeks after taking office, Raul Castro has lifted the ban on Cubans staying in local hotels.</p>
March 17, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Officials in Miami-Dade County have just released their parks master plan, an ambitious proposal that looks to go beyond creating park space by redefining the region's public realm.</p>
March 12, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>Residents and public officials are calling on merchants to clean up Duval Street in Key West, Florida. Long considered the city's economic engine, the opposition believes some of the questionable quirkiness give the street and the city its character.</p>
February 28, 2008, 8am PST
<p>Due to the relaxation of FAA height limits, downtown Miami may see its ever-changing skyline rise even higher.</p>
February 7, 2008, 11am PST
<p>The rise of foreclosure cases in Miami-Dade County is overloading the County Clerk's office, causing the office to expand its auction days from two to three days per week.</p>
January 9, 2008, 1pm PST
The Brickell District in downtown Miami is fast becoming the epicenter of condo unit foreclosure in southern Florida.
December 21, 2007, 11am PST
<p>County officials are moving forward with four mega-projects designed to improve downtown Miami. Critics wonder if they will really benefit the taxpayer.</p>
December 6, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Citing strained resources, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez has vetoed a number of development projects located outside of the County's ever-tenuous urban development boundary.</p>