Hello, everybody! It’s me, Carlos Hernandez, your host of the Miami Daily – back in your inbox with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Let’s do this.
First, today’s weather:
Mostly sunny. High: 90 Low: 81.
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Here are the top stories today in Miami:
1. Miami International Airport (MIA) is currently on pace to surpass 50 million annual passengers for the first time in its history. The current record is 45.9 million passengers in 2019. Domestic passengers led the way with an increase of 26% compared to 2019, while international passengers are still below pre-pandemic levels. (CBS Miami)
2. A 25-year-old South Florida man is in a coma after police say he was shot during an armed robbery in Miami Beach. The suspect is still at large and is said to be between 28 and 32 years old, between 5 ‘5 “to 5’ 8”, with a medium build and hunched over. Anyone with information is asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers. (WSVN)
3. Dogphora is taking off in South Florida and headquartered in Doral. It aims to be “the world’s first marketplace for trusted and premium pet products and services. “The owner, Les Palmer, says they” wanted to make it easier for pet parents to shop for premium products. “(Miami New Times)
4. The Miami City Commission is planning to discuss today whether to request proposals to continue the historic Olympia Theater and Tower’s restoration and move forward with appointing a permanent operator. The city has hired RJ Heisenbottle Architects to prepare a conditions assessment report and to assist in the preparation of a scope of service for a Request for Proposals (RFP). (Miami Today)
5. Farmers in South Florida are being pushed to the brink due to the rising costs of inflation. Alger Farms, which has operated since the 1930s, says the pandemic, inflation, and supply chain issues have made things worse than ever for farmers. (CBS Miami)
Today in Miami:
- Adult Chess Club at Miami Beach Regional Library. (5 pm)
- Let’s Talk MarTech Networking Event at White Shark Media. (5:30 pm)
- Village Of KB Mayoral Debate at Key Biscayne Chamber Of Commerce & Visitors Center. (6 pm)
- Thursday Ladies Night at Negroni. (6 pm)
- Dogfish Head Miami Partners With Speak Miami To Host “Sip & Speak: Open Mic Night.” (7 pm)
From my notebook:
- City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said climate change is “not theoretical for us in the city of Miami, it’s real.” (CBS Miami)
- City of Miami Beach is advancing plans for a luxury hotel and condo development by Miami Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross of Related Companies. (Miami Today)
- The first glass has now been installed at the 32-story Edgewater Metro apartment tower. (The Next Miami)
- According to Barry Jackson at The Miami Heraldthe Miami Heat are still interested in Kevin Durant, but the Brooklyn Nets are not interested in their offer. (Subscription: Miami Herald, Free: Sports Illustrated)
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You’re all caught up for today. I’ll be back in your inbox tomorrow morning with another update!
– Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.
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