3 days ago | Real Estate
Earlier this year, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced $200 million plans to raze and redevelop Miami’s oldest housing project, Liberty Square Houses, also known as Pork ‘n’ Beans. Built in 1936, the buildings are in need of an upgrade — mos...
5 days ago | Education
Last week, more than 2,500 new students were welcomed to the University of Miami’s lush Coral Gables campus. They picked up ID cards, checked into dorms and kissed sobbing parents goodbye. And at night, it appears that many attended a slew of “una...
9 days ago | Police
On July 16, Edward “Butch” Foster III walked to the M&M Meat Market a few blocks away from his Homestead home to pick up some items. The 32-year-old father of six never came home. At 4 p.m., two Homestead police officers, responding to a 911 c...
10 days ago | Environmental
As Miami Beach is midway into a $300 million project to install dozens of anti-flooding pumps around the island, the jury is still out on their effectiveness at battling sea level rise and tidal flooding. But some residents say they're sure about ...
13 days ago | Drugs
Dressed in forest-green scrubs, Dr. Hansel Tookes spends his lunch break searching for used syringes around an Overtown overpass. Tookes’ eyes scan the weeds beside the sidewalk. He glosses over condom wrappers and shattered beer bottles, then hon...
16 days ago | Environmental
Richard Conlin woke up to the clatter of construction on Wednesday. He lives in Southgate Towers at 10th Street and West End. From his window nine stories up, he scanned Biscayne Bay and saw a sight he says he's grown all too familiar with: the sh...