As the $13 million, five-block improvement project along Flagler Street in downtown Miami’s historic Central Business District proceeds through its 16th month of construction – almost a year behind its original schedule – frustrated businesses, property owners and residents are hoping that yesterday’s City of Miami commission meeting signals the start of some relief. The […]
Downtown Miami residents & business owners, you’re invited to a Community Meeting on October 19, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 pm. Share your input on Biscayne Green, find out how you can get your business involved with “Downtown Fright Night” and learn more about our Baywalk initiative.
The Miami Children’s Museum welcomes residents of Downtown Miami to a delightful night filled with art, theatrics, play & more. This private event is exclusively for those residents within the following zip codes: 33128 | 33130 | 33131 | 33132 | 33136 | 33137 Please provide a valid photo I.D. with valid zipcode to enter. […]
Check out this informative video created by Ashley Balmeceda, Fabian Lobos, and Samuel Castillo about the Flagler Street Beautification Project. Produced in collaboration with the Miami Downtown Development Authority and the Miami International University of Art & Design, the video is a nice overview of the project and even includes an interview with my favorite […]
In the late 1800s, industrialist Henry Flagler opened Miami’s first hotel, catering to the wealthiest families in America. Twelfth Street, opposite the hotel, grew into the city’s first main street and was home to the original courthouse, dry goods and specialty stores, and the first Burdines department store. In 1921, twelfth Street was renamed Flagler […]
How can Downtown Miami make the Central Business District’s stretch of Biscayne Boulevard more pedestrain-friendly without eliminating much needed parking? Put the parking underground! With the growing popularity of Bayside Market Place, Bayfront Park, and the American Airlines Arena, making Biscayne Boulevard easier and safer for pedestrians is a high priority for the Miami Downtown […]