Walmart http://wlrn.org en Miami Commission Says Yes To Midtown Walmart http://wlrn.org/post/miami-commission-says-yes-midtown-walmart <p>Miami commissioners <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/21/3767394/final-walmart-decision-wynwood.html" target="_blank">voted </a>Thursday to allow retail giant Walmart to build a new store in the city’s Midtown district.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:56:21 +0000 Rachel Morello 24080 at http://wlrn.org Miami Commission Says Yes To Midtown Walmart Walmart Moves One Step Closer To Breaking Ground In Midtown Miami http://wlrn.org/post/walmart-moves-one-step-closer-breaking-ground-midtown-miami <p>A battle over plans to build a new Walmart in Midtown Miami continued Wednesday night before the city's Planning, Zoning and Appeals Board.</p><p>Although both sides of the issue attended the meeting, the focus instead was squarely on the numbers, two in particular: 21 and 27. These are the zoning ordinances that govern the use and design of land in midtown. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:43:35 +0000 Wilson Sayre 21576 at http://wlrn.org Walmart Moves One Step Closer To Breaking Ground In Midtown Miami Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez? http://wlrn.org/post/were-miami-beach-police-wrong-taser-graffiti-artist-israel-hernandez <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On The Florida Roundup, a week after a fatal&nbsp;</span>tasering<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;by Miami Beach Police, graffiti artist Israel Hernandez is buried. Michael E. Miller of the Miami New Times, who broke the story about Hernandez’s death, will talk about police conduct and the safety of&nbsp;</span>tasers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:22:50 +0000 Elaine Chen 19123 at http://wlrn.org Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez? Decision Helps Walmart Inch Closer To Miami's Midtown http://wlrn.org/post/decision-helps-walmart-inch-closer-miamis-midtown <p></p><p>Miami’s planning director has given Walmart the green light to build a new store in the city's Midtown district. However, Walmart still has more hoops to jump through before it can carve out a place in Midtown.</p><p>It’s been a two-year battle for the retailer associated with boxy, suburban stores to win the right to build in the trendy, urban neighborhood.</p><p>Walmart can now apply for a building permit since Miami’s Planning Director Francisco Garcia decided the company’s plans meet the local zoning code.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 18978 at http://wlrn.org Decision Helps Walmart Inch Closer To Miami's Midtown