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Walmart Wins

The Miami Herald | Charles Rabin | Posted 12.03.2013 | Miami

A Miami zoning board denied an appeal by a group of activists Wednesday to stop giant retailer Walmart from building in Midtown Miami, all but guarant...

PERMIT ISSUED

Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

Against the unanimous opposition of its Urban Design Review Board, the City of Miami issued a permit to Walmart on Monday for a controversial store in...

The Devil in Walmart's Midtown Miami Plan, Its Details - Part 1

Grant Stern | Posted 07.20.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

If Walmart builds its Midtown Miami location as it is designed today, the potential for pedestrian injury could be high. The plan is riddled with design flaws and areas that don't meet zoning code.

Walmart Continues to Do the Same Thing and Expect Different Results in Midtown Miami Plan

Grant Stern | Posted 07.13.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

Walmart's plan has not complied since conception, nor at any time of submission -- because it is basically the same request, only repeated, and repeated again.

Walmart Spends Your Tax Money to Break the Rules

Grant Stern | Posted 06.01.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

Once your city sets a precedent ignoring clearly articulated standards to Walmart, how can they say no to the next developer to come along with an idea to make money at the expense of rational planning?

Rejected Again!

Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

There's no blue light special for this. The City of Miami's advisory Urban Development Review Board rejected Walmart's latest plans for a 156,000-...

It's Time for Miami to Say No to Walmart

Grant Stern | Posted 04.21.2013 | Miami
Grant Stern

Right now it's time for the City of Miami to heed the will of its citizens, stakeholders and the plans we've created for Midtown Miami and issue a firm denial of application to Walmart.

PHOTOS: Cupcake Paradise

Posted 10.01.2012 | Miami

Scientists might disagree. But if you ask us, the building blocks of life are cake and icing, combined in portable form. And fortunately, these el...

Residents Fight WalMart

Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

City planners voted unanimously Wednesday night to deny a controversial proposal that would allow WalMart to build loading docks on busy Miami Avenue ...

WalMart: Midtown Plans Moving Forward

Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

Big blue retailer WalMart says that contrary to a report Wednesday, its plans to build a store in Midtown Miami are not "on hold indefinitely." Th...

Victory Over WalMart?

Open Media Miami | Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami

The company that wants to build a 16,000-square-foot Walmart on a parcel of land at the southwest corner of Midtown has rescinded a related zoning req...

Sneak Peek: Salumeria 104

Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami

Call it a candy store for meat lovers, as a fellow diner did Thursday night. Midtown's newest (and only) trattoria/salumi shop Salumeria 104 doesn't o...