Hi all and Happy Labor Day! It’s Carlos Hernandez, here with your fresh copy of the Miami Daily, filled with everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. Here goes:
- 🛥️ The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing migrant from a boat that capsized just off the coast of Islamorada.
- 🏠 The waterfront estate of Adrienne Arsht sold for $106.875 million.
- 🏙️ City of Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam is now the President of The Florida League of Mayors.
Labor Day celebrates the many contributions workers have made to “America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being.” The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City.
First, today’s weather:
An a.m. shower; partly sunny. High: 91 Low: 80.
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Here are the top stories in Miami today:
1. City of Miami Fire Rescue crews responded to Code 2 fire in the area of Northwest 22nd Street and Second Avenue at the Wynwood Marketplace, just before 3 a.m., on Saturday. Video posted to social media by popular local curator Only in Dade captured heavy smoke and flames. (WSVN)
2. Osteria Miami is Graspa Group‘s newest Italian dining concept located at 8001 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami’s MiMo neighborhood. Menu items include Mezzi Paccheri alla Gricia di Carciofi, Tagliolini cacio e pepe, and Cotoletta alla Milanese. The owner says they “want to build a positive relationship with the surrounding area and the rest of the City of Miami.” (Miami’s Community News)
3. A waterfront estate in Miami’s Coconut Grove area has sold for $106.875 million. The property was sold by businesswoman and philanthropist Adrienne Arsht. The sale sets a new record for Miami-Dade County and is the first Miami home to cross the 9-figure price threshold. (Subscription: WSJ, Free: New York Post)
4. U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching the ocean just off Islamorada where investigators say a boat full of migrants capsized Friday. 24 people were rescued and one is still missing. It is unclear where the migrants are from. (CBS Miami)
5. The Florida League of Mayors (FLM), an organization of Florida’s Mayors, founded and developed by Florida’s Mayors, has announced that Wayne Messam, Mayor of the City of Miramar, is the new President of the association. Messam was first elected to the Miramar City Commission in 2011 and has served as the Mayor of Miramar since 2015. (Miami’s Community News)
Today in Miami:
- Take And Make Craft at Virrick Park Branch Library (all day)
- A Recycle Shoe Drive at City of North Miami Beach. (9 a.m.)
- Labor Day Brunch at Batch Gastropub. (11:30 a.m.)
- Labor Day Drink Specials, Menu & DJ at B Ocean Resort’s Salty Siren Pool Bar. (noon)
- Ball & Chain Mambo Mondays. (9 p.m.)
From my notebook:
- Miami-Dade Police are searching for a thief caught on camera breaking into the Brazil Market on Saturday morning. Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. (WPLG Local 10)
- Fire crews in West Broward County continued working Sunday to put out a fire that has burned thousands of acres in the Everglades. Florida Forest Service says a lightning strike due to an isolated storm in the area ignited the fire at Mile Marker 38 near Alligator Alley on Friday evening. (WSVN)
- Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Related Urban Development Group, Related Group’s public-private development arm has started construction of Residences at SoMi Parc. The first phase will yield 172 studio to four-bedroom apartments. (Miami Today)
- An artistic mural has been installed at downtown Miami’s new 49-story The Elser, according to photos by Ryan RC Rea. Prices for condominiums start at around $600,000. (The Next Miami)
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Now you’re in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Monday! I’ll see you back in your inbox tomorrow morning with a new update.
— Carlos Hernandez
About me: Hello my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a food writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry. I write the food blog Carlos Eats (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles.
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