Downtown Hollywood Gets Artsy

The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency, along with community partners, are beautifying the streets of Downtown Hollywood and creating a sense of place and community through the “Downtown Hollywood Mural Project.” Precisely a dozen streetscapes have sprung to life with bold, colorful, and mesmerizing illustrations, outdoor murals, painted by South Florida artists. The latest work was… Read more…

Big Fish to Reopen in Upper East Side

There is good news for those of us that are old enough to remember Big Fish on the Miami River. We will soon be able to reminisce of the good old days when Brickell was a sleepy section of town that you could rent a great apartment with an amazing view for dirt-cheap. Located on… Read more…

1110 Millecento Residences Breaking Ground

From the Related Group press release: Set at 1100 South Miami Avenue, just steps from Mary Brickell Village and the upcoming Brickell CitiCentre, the condo will boast  382 residences with elegant interiors designed by Pininfarina. Architecture will be by internationally celebrated architect Carlos Ott, known for his high-end iconic projects such as Jade Beach and… Read more…

Historic Edgewater Buildings

The Edgewater neighborhood is roughly bound by 17th Street to the south, 37th Street to the north, the Florida East Coast Railway and East First Avenue to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east. Edgewater is primarily a residential neighborhood, with many historic early 20th century homes. There are several relatively new high-rise developments… Read more…

County Public Works Department Doesn’t Love the 305; NW 2nd Avenue Resurfacing Project Seriously Deficient

  The County Public Works Department just completed a resurfacing project on NW 2nd Avenue from NW 20th Street to NW 36th Street. Sadly pedestrians only have 4 crosswalks where they can safely cross NW 2nd Avenue for these 16 blocks. The crosswalks are located at NW 20th Street, NW 29th Street, NW 31st Street… Read more…

Picture of the Day: Dinning on Giralda Avenue

Last Saturday the City of Coral Gables closed one block of Giralda Avenue to motor vehicles. Restaurants set up tables on the street and diners enjoyed live music. What a brilliant idea. Perhaps the City Beautiful should consider a permanent street closure? Needless to say it was a complete success.  The street closure coincided with… Read more…

Downtown Infill: New Restaurant Transforms Garbage Dump into Urban Lounge

The owners of the hugely successful CVI.CHE 105 are opening a new restaurant next door. On February 24 Juan Chipoco and Luis Hoyos will introduce Pollos y Jarras & Wasska Lounge to downtown foodies. Their newest restaurant menu will include Peruvian rotisserie chicken, BBQ, grilled meats and tapas. According the owners they will use organic… Read more…