It took more than six hours, a frantic round of last-minute backroom negotiations, and dozens of speeches from backers and lobbyists, but the massive Miami Worldcenter project passed one of its last remaining roadblocks at the city commission last night. The commission eventually voted 4-0 to appro ... More >>
The Second Saturday Wynwood Artwalk food truck roundup has been cancelled for this month. Short Order learned about the cancellation from organizer/restaurateur Richard Hales, who said that the popular monthly food truck roundup was being shuttered due to a tip off to the City of Miami Zoning Dep ... More >>
When Tiffany Dallas, a master's student at Florida International University, started researching her thesis on redeveloping Overtown, she was fascinated by Grand Central owner Brad Knoefler's plan to turn a blighted patch of land opposite his club -- once the home of the Miami Arena -- into a tem ... More >>
If you've been out drinking downtown lately and stumbled upon a street corner bursting with neon-colored weeds, don't worry: It's not an acid trip gone wrong.It's weed bombing."We're tired of living in a big dump overrun with weeds and trash," says chief bombadier Brad Knoefler, owner of downt ... More >>
Brad KnoeflerNitin Motwani runs illegal parking lots and the city of Miami lets him.Nitin Motwani is one of those multi-millionaire Miami guys you may have never heard of, but he has the kind of suction at Miami city hall that allows him to do whatever he wants. As principal of the Falcone Group, ... More >>
Miami Commissioners Marc Sarnoff and Richard Dunn II want to take $105,000 meant for OvertownWhat do you do if you have $59.2 million in unspent funds from last year's budget earmarked for long-stalled projects at the Overtown and Omni community redevelopment agencies? If you're Miami city commis ... More >>
Parking downtown has always been a Gaza-like free-for-all. With hobos charging to "watch" cars, and lots that gouge drivers depending on the Heat game, a night of debauchery and drinking can set you back twenty bucks before you've even set foot inside a bar. So when Brad Knoefler opened a new nig ... More >>
A nightmarish chapter in the annals of Miami government ends. Or does it?