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Miami Parks

2 More Parks Closed Over Contamination

Miami Herald | Lance Dixon | Posted 12.24.2013 | Miami

Two more Miami public parks will be closed because of potential soil contamination. The city announced Monday that Billy Rolle Domino Park at 3400 ...

6th Child Shot In Miami In 3 Months

Posted 11.27.2013 | Miami

A 9-year-old girl was shot during a robbery in a northeast Miami-Dade park last night, marking at least the sixth time a child has been shot in the co...

Report: Child Who Played At Contaminated Park Tests High For Toxins

Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami

As Miami-Dade County conducts toxicity tests of its more than a hundred public parks and playgrounds, concerned parents have pursued testing of their ...

Report: City To Check All Parks For Toxins

Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

City of Miami officials have closed Merrie Christmas Park indefinitely after the popular field and playground tested positive for contaminated soil an...

SHAME: City Of Miami Ignores Toxic Parks FOR YEARS

| Posted 09.20.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By David Villano After locals were stung by the revelation that Miami leaders have known for two years...

Parks Vie For Space In Miami's Forest Of Condos

WLRN/NPR | Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

Many cities around the nation are trying to revive their downtowns, adding more apartments and condominiums -- usually high-rises -- to lure new resid...