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Monday, January 20, 2014

Scheming to take over Brickell Avenue

So the City of Miami doesn't have enough money problems, they are now in the process of taking over Brickell Avenue from the state (Herald story here). The City feels it can control traffic better. I bet they can also go ahead with ridding the avenue of those pesky old trees that have been throwing so much shade on the street.

Speaking of shade, I love what Senator Gwen Margolis said, regarding Commissioner Marc Sarnoff: “It’s one commissioner who wants to take control of everything. The street is fine, there’s nothing lacking. There’s no way to slow down traffic on Brickell.” 

A friend put it this way: "Bet it won’t be too long before Miami controlled Brickell gets renamed after some undeserving developer."

Didn't they want to change part of the name to Broadway one time, to honor the Broadway condo on 15th Road? 

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16 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The plan is to put metered parking along both sides of the street as well! They need to get rid of the trees so they can accommodate metered parking.

January 20, 2014 8:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bet it won’t be too long before Miami controlled Brickell gets renamed after some undeserving developer.

January 20, 2014 10:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Petition to recall Sarnoff ASAP.

January 21, 2014 1:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, we already have a Sarnoff Circle. But that was his first term. Shouldn't we have an appropriate Sarnoff Avenue in honor of his second term?

January 21, 2014 3:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And lets not forget the To go cars all lined up taking up the metered parking spaces. Or maybe make another garage and have residents pay monthly fees and have the money go to another unknown watering hole.

January 21, 2014 7:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kick him out before the whole city gets molested by him and his gang

January 21, 2014 7:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Back in the day, this kind of crap from politicians wasn't tolerated. If people really wanted change, they'd gather at his doorstep and making their voices heard.

January 21, 2014 8:40 AM  
Anonymous Al Crespo said...

The rumors continue to circulate that Commissioner "Ethics" is planning to run wifey to take his place. His megalomania knows no bounds. Folks better really start paying attention to what Sarnoff's up to, because he has a handful of enablers with money and a desire to become local "Masters of the Universe," by using him as their political front man.

January 21, 2014 8:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The following article clarifies a lot about downtown and Brickell, pay attention to the the heroin connection:

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2010-11-04/news/mark-siffin-times-square-in-miami/full/

January 21, 2014 9:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank God for freedom of the press.

January 21, 2014 1:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Brickell is beautifully vibrant, modern, multi-ethnic, a banking capital & a gateway to Central & South America lined with rich folk, great restaurants and public facilities, great parks, the Miami Heat & 1st class seaport; an envy of the world that cannot be harmed by the City of Miami's involvement.

January 22, 2014 5:42 PM  
Anonymous That Guy said...

anon at 5:42 - nearly any and everything is harmed by the city of Miami's involvement. You must be new here.

January 23, 2014 1:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 1:15PM from Anon 5:42. Name one thing in modest detail harmed by City of Miami involvement, something specific, U-know, something laid out in some minute detail, something intelligent - - - - hello? P.S. been around 71 years & City Gov. does mess things up, but you've got no clue what-so-ever, do ya!

January 23, 2014 7:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I couldn't be more confused by that last comment. "City Gov. does mess things up.." "Name one thing...harmed by City of Miami involvement"

Split personality, head injury, or just trolling?

January 24, 2014 11:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm sure you're confused, so pay attention; sure government mess things up, but you are simply attacking the Miami Government because it in vogue, but you can't come up with something/anything specific - - - - - can you? Cat got U T.

January 24, 2014 7:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Baseball stadium deal?

January 25, 2014 7:34 PM  

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