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Home61 aims to disrupt real estate industry

Olivier Grinda Like many South Florida homebuyers, Olivier Grinda found his experience frustrating. He wondered why paperwork took so long, meetings kept getting postponed or canceled, and why the process was so complicated. “I was really expecting it to be fun,” said Grinda, 30, who ended up buying a condominium in North Bay Village. “Instead […]

North Bay Village moves to tighten regulations on short-term rentals, impose fines

North Bay Village Responding to complaints of noise, loud music, drug use, and occasional nudity, the North Bay Village Planning and Zoning Board unanimously recommended a proposed ordinance that aims to tighten regulations of short-term rentals. The board’s vote Tuesday evening still has to be ratified by the North Bay Village Commission prior to becoming […]

Engaged: Belkys Nerey, WSVN-Ch. 7 news anchor

The picture posted on the Twitter account of WSVN-Ch. 7 news anchor Craig Stevens shows him smiling widely and pointing to the ring on the left hand of his also smiling co-anchor, Belkys Nerey. The two are seated behind the anchor desk of the station’s massive newsplex in North Bay Village. “Glad to have good […]

Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul: North and South Korean leaders meet again at border village to discuss U.S.-North Korean summit. Rays lose 4-3 to Mariners in 13 innings SEATTLE – The chatter before Friday’s game, like in a half dozen others before it, was again about how the Rays opened, starting reliever Sergio Romo.But […]

Driver accused of running away from scene of fatal crash

One man is dead and another is in custody following a hit-and-run crash involving two cars and a tow truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The man in custody, Bradley Evan Ruben, 32, is charged with failing to stop at an accident involving a death and resisting an officer without violence, records show. The […]

Bombshells, criminal allegations and eye rolls. Just another North Bay Village meeting. | Miami Herald

The regular meeting of the North Bay Village Commission started with a 90-minute mudslinging match as the mayor, city attorney, various commissioners and members of the public accused each other of acting in bad faith, spreading rumors and falsehoods, and in some cases, committing crimes ranging from extortion to fraud. Insults and accusations have been […]

Midtown Tampa developers target REI, fitness studios, boutiques and wine bars for retail space – Tampa Bay Business Journal

The New York developer of Midtown Tampa is targeting a mix of retailers, restaurants and fitness studios to fill the storefronts in the mixed-use project — many of which do not yet have a presence in the Bay region. A site plan circulating in commercial real estate circles labels several spaces for specific tenants. In […]

Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska village

In this April 7, 2018 photo provided by John Christensen Jr., a Pacific walrus rests on a beach a few miles outside Port Heiden, Alaska. Male walruses traditionally spend summers in the Bering Sea near Bristol Bay about 120 miles north of Port Heiden. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says they may be seeking […]