MIAMI BEACH, Fla.: Miami Beach launches its own line of sunscreens - Florida Wires - MiamiHerald.com: ".... A launch party for Miami Beach Suncare was held on the sands of trendy South Beach on Friday evening. City officials partnered with Destination Brands International to create the line of sunscreens and bronzers. Officials say a portion of the proceeds will go to local beach cleanup efforts...." (read more at link above)
Committee ranks firms bidding to lead Miami Beach Convention Center renovation - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: "... Fentress Architects was given the top ranking by the committee, made up of residents, community leaders and industry experts. The firms Gensler and LMN Architects tied for second place. Woods Bagot is considered fourth. Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales will weigh the committee’s rankings before making his recommendation to the City Commission. The commission will ultimately decide which firm should land the job. A special commission meeting to hold the vote is scheduled for April 9..."
Medians are latest center of Alton Road discussions - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: " . . . Miami Beach United, a citywide homeowners organization, believes the city should take ownership of the road from FDOT. “FDOT doesn’t even know the word urban development,” president Nancy Liebman said. “They think we are all suburbs. The road should be taken back from them.” Liebman also feels the state did not meet the desires of the community with the medians. “It is just a barrier,” Liebman said. “We didn't ask for barriers. We asked for medians.”...."
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