Miami Beach hires one of the world's most well known architects, Frank Gehry, to design a new home for the New World Symphony. then it seriously asks him to reduce his fee. Gehry may leave the project. [Architect's Journal]
Former Miami Beach Mayor and former jailbird Alex Daoud was excluded from a speaking engagement at University of Tampa. It is all Rod Blagojevich's fault. [Herald]
Miami Beach finally, finally had its first official gay pride parade. [SunSent]
We are doing away with toll booths! Unfortunately we're not doing away with tolls. The Gratigny Parkway will roll out open road tolling - meaning SunPass or video tolling either (sending a bill to your home based on taking pictures of your license plate). So toll collectors will be out of a job, and now people will probably just ignore the bill they get for $1.25 or whatever and the city will have to pay people to harass them to collect it. [Herald]
7 Miami VA patients tested positive for hep C, and 1 for HIV. [Herald]
A Miami-Dade cop hit and killed a man with his police cruiser. [WSVN]
Police pulled over a guy in a red SUV,suspicious that he was doing lewd things in front of children. He pulled out a firearm, so they shot him. [SunSent]
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