An appeals court on Friday left Miami Beach to cancel a planned referendum on a $1 billion renovation of the city’s convention center, ruling commissioners must first approve a lease that voters could then consider.
The ruling comes a day before Miami Beach plans to print its ballot for the November 5 election, and the city’s attorney said there will be no time to appeal the decision by the Third District Court of Appeal.
Jose Smith, the attorney, said the lease negotiations with a development team South Beach ACE will probably last through the spring.
09/20/13 - On a fundraising edition of South Florida Arts Beat, General Manager of the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Eric Fliss, talks about the arts explosion in South Dade due to the center’s community outreach programs and presentations of international, national and local talent. The arts are transforming this South Florida community.
WLRN has always prided itself on being South Florida’s communal roundtable – a place where the news and issues that most concern us can be discussed and debated in an intelligent and above all tolerant forum. That’s especially true when it comes to the controversial issue of Cuba.
DWNTWN Art Days kicks off Friday in Miami. The second annual celebration of arts and culture features more than 130 events with something for everyone, from wine lovers to graffiti art enthusiasts and fans of the opera.
09/19/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents is with chef, author and syndicated columnist Linda Gassenheimer. It’s her annual “Fancy Food” show report. The Fancy Food gathering is the largest display of food related products in the country. It sets trends for the industry. Linda will show us – and have us taste – her favorites.