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Jerry Libbin

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It's Common Sense: Miami Beach Planning for Rising Sea Levels

(11) Comments | Posted September 14, 2012 | 1:11 PM

Maybe it's because we're surrounded by water. Maybe it's because flooding is a big, smelly problem for us, damaging property, snarling traffic and costing us millions in cleanup. But ours isn't the only city to suffer the human, property and financial cost of flooding, so I prefer to think it's...

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Strong International Trade Boosts Local Miami Beach Economy

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 7:01 PM

Take a stroll through South Beach, or virtually any part of Miami Beach, and you can hear such a variety of languages you could be at a World's Fair. Its strong international flair is one of the things that draws so many people to the City...

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Miami Beach Striving to be Among Top 10 Best Cities for Public Transportation

(2) Comments | Posted June 7, 2012 | 8:07 PM

A sunny paradise, Miami Beach has a lot in common with other cities people love to live in and visit. The lovely beaches and inviting water, the great shopping and exciting nightlife, and the stimulating cultural and other attractions bring roughly 5.5 million visitors into the city each...

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Miami Beach: Where Vice and Virtue, the Tawdry and Tame, Co-Exist

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 6:05 PM

In Miami Beach, vice and virtue, the tawdry and the tame, the high-and-mighty and everyday people, coexist as in few other places.

We are home to all-night clubs, over-exposed celebrities and centimillionaire entrepreneurs. And your doctor, your dry cleaner, your retired Aunt Rosa, and your waiter from last night.


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Miami Beach Unveils Multi-Faceted, Eye-Opening Public Art Project

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2012 | 5:04 PM

Collaboration with Wyland brings students and community together in the name of art and conservation!

Coined as the "Marine Michelangelo," artist and conservationist Wyland has without a doubt earned the moniker. Boasting 100 monumental marine murals in 80 cities, of which the largest spans an impressive two miles...

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Miami Beach Has Found Its Niche

(4) Comments | Posted December 13, 2011 | 3:22 PM

We've all heard the saying, "the only constant in life is change." This rings especially true for the city of Miami Beach. From its humble beginnings as a coconut plantation to a popular playground for the rich in the 1920s to a Mecca for the elderly in the '80s, the...

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