March 17, 2018


Miami-Dade County Players - Oct. 2006

Chuck Fallon, Bill Johnson, Charles A Towsley, Joe Natoli, Carlos Migoya, Bob Graham, Alberto Ibarguen, Craig Farnsworth, Bruce Hecker, Manny Diaz. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Miami-Dade Business Briefs - Oct. 2006

Key West, Miami, Miami-Dade. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Move Over, Scripps

Over five years the University of Miami will spend nearly $700 million growing its downtown medical campus into what officials hope will become the state's premier health science research center, a nexus for both attracting and spawning biotech firms. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006


The University of Miami ranked No. 2 on Computerworld magazine's lit of top places to work for information-technology professionals. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Red Flag

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz is under investigation by county and federal authorities for possible criminal and ethics violations. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Foreign Mix

Miami-Dade has the highest percentage of foreign-born residents of any large county in the U.S. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Research Run

Dr. Pascal J. Goldschmidt's idea of a weekend run is a 15- to 20-mile jaunt while listening to Spanish lessons on his earphones. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Strong Ambitions

Miami-Dade county mayor Carlos Alvarez's plan to create a strong-mayor form of government, after surviving a union-backed court challenge, continues to enjoy support in opinion polls as it makes its way to the ballot -- possibly as early as this fall. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

More Leisurely Pace

When the Four Seasons Hotel Miami opened on Brickell Avenue almost three years ago, it was in the middle of a growing business district. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Women Executives

A survey of women-led businesses in Florida found 88% of the women leaders are the first to hold the post at their company. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Builders' Advocate

Augusto J. "Gus" Gil, 41, President, Gil Development, Miami. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Deputy County Manager Now City Manager

The city commission has appointed a new city manager, veteran Deputy Miami- Dade County Manager Pete Hernandez, who replaces Joe Arriola. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Miami-Dade Business Briefs - Sept. 2006

Key Biscayne, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Monroe County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Paying a High Price

Miami is one of four Florida cities ranked among the top 55 most expensive for health insurance. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

New Contract

Florida International University President Mitch Maidique has agreed to a new three-year contract that could pay him more than $500,000 a year in base salary, bonuses and supplemental compensation. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Entrepreneur Hotbeds

In a study of new-business ventures, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area ranks 11th among the nation's 15 largest metropolitan areas. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Miami-Dade Players - Sept. 2006

Miami Mayor Manny Diaz; Army Gen. Bantz J. "John" Craddock. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tuned Into Kids

Jorge A. Plasencia, 32, vice president and operating manager, AM stations/ RadioCadena, Univision, and chairman of Amigos for Kids, Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Tapped Out

Miami-Dade has a dismal record of conserving water and has done little to prepare for the roughly 100 million-gallon- per-day increase in consumption the county expects over the next 20 years. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Miami-Dade Business Briefs - Aug. 2006

Aventura, Coral Gables, Miami, Miami-Dade County, North Miami. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

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