BHA News

BHA News

Vol. XXVII, No. 1 – Fall 2017

  • Progress pledged on three major advocacy itemsBHANewsFall2017sm
  • Education in  the Urban Core: Goals, expectations, accountability
  • President’s Message: Many hands, hearts and voices needed to influence change
  • BHA Spotlight on Advocates
  • Lorena Arnold: Spreading the Good Word on Brickell
  • Column: Perspectives on Brickell from Miami’s next mayor, Francis Suarez
  • Wise Council Column: New Condo Laws in Florida
  • Bold Idea Floated for Waterfront Park Space
  • Column: Brickell’s Longest Resident Shares Recollections of Brickell Avenue
  • Education Special Section
  • Education Update: Southside K-8 Expansion
  • Education Update: Mater Brickell Preparatory Academy
  • At the Forum: BHA’s 2nd Annual Education Forum
  • Column: Downtown Miami Needs Quality Neighborhood Schools
  • Column: City of Miami must take a leading role in expanding educational opportunities in Brickell
  • Column: Perspective from City of Miami Commissioner Ken Russell
  • Column: IN HER OWN WORDS, School Board Rep Mari Teri Rojas
  • Column: IN HIS OWN WORDS School Board Rep Dr. Martin Karp

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Vol. XXVI, No. 3 – Fall 2016

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Vol. XXVI, No. 2 – Election Edition – Summer 2016

bhanewselection2016-smThis special electronic edition of BHA News focuses on the candidates on the ballot this election season of importance to Brickell. BHA recognizes how important elected officials are to safeguarding and improving Brickell’s continued quality of life. We urge all Brickell residents to take a look at the candidates here and in other media and gauge which candidate will best represent you. We asked each of the contenders to respond to a simple question in limited space: “What can the Brickell community expect from you if elected?” We invited all of the following to respond. Most, but not all campaigns did.

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Vol. XXVI, No. 1 – Spring 2016BHANewsSpring2016

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Vol. XXV, No. 3 – Fall 2015

This issue of BHA News is focused on the people…the leaders, the fuel, the personalities of Brickell. Take another look at the candidates for the all-important Commissioner of District 2 seat as we prepare for Election Day on November 3rd. Get updates on continuing stories of interest to our community including on Southside Elementary, The Underline, and the homeless situation, particularly in Downtown and Brickell. President Gail Feldman underscores the importance of those community-spirited individuals and businesses who are supporting the community of Brickell. And finally, you’ll enjoy three profiles of three remarkable women of Brickell.BHANewsFall2015

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BHA News

Vol. XXV, No. 2 – Summer 2015

BHASummer2015smIn this BHA News—our biggest ever in 25 years of publication—we cover all many complex and tough subjects, and in many cases, ask residents to make their voices heard. The cover story provides a comprehensive look at Southside Elementary and a movement to expand it to a K-8 school to better serve Brickell families. An update on The Underline is provided with residents urged to attend the public meetings. Another article looks at the homeless problems in Miami and what’s not being done to alleviate homeless people on our streets. Candidates for City Commissioner District 2 are provided an opportunity to tell Brickell what they would do for the community. And more:

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The cover story provides a compelling review of the area’s high-rise history and analysis of the condo marketplace’s current boom by Miami condo development guru Peter Zalewski.

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Vol. XXIV, No. 2 – Summer/Fall 2014

Truly Front Page News: The two major Brickell initiatives that were stalled have been achieved, albeit not perfectly…

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Vol. XXIV, No. 1 – Winter/Spring 2014BHANewsWinterSpring2014

The lead story details two major Brickell initiatives that have been stalled for months finally moving forward… hopefully…

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Vol. XXIII, No. 1 – Spring/Summer 2013

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This BHA News leads with perhaps the most urgent call to action in the 23-year-old organization’s history. The Game Changer article urges residents to take action to take control of Brickell Avenue, their main roadway with an opportunity to give Miami jurisdiction instead of FDOT. But there’s not a lot of time as the City of Miami Commission will vote on the measure June 13, 2013.

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BHA News

Vol. XXII, No. 2 – Fall 2012

“…it’s remarkable that everyone who lives, works and plays in Brickell seems to agree that a moderate 30 mph speed limit in the entire Brickell corridor is a good idea. The people who walk, cycle, stroll and drive in the area—those we’d call “stakeholders” in community-speak—agree. Their local elected officials agree and the Miami Herald agrees….”

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BHA News

Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 2012

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BHA News

Vol. XXI, No. 3 – Fall 2011

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Vol. XXI, No. 2 – Summer 2011

Highlights of articles in this issue include:

  • Construction begins on Brickell Avenue Park
  • Candidates Forum slated
  • BHA Legislative Agenda
  • BHA Founder Tory Jacobs dies
  • Brickell CitiCentre wows BHA members
  • Sleepy summers thing of the past
  • Simpson Park eyed as educational venue

 

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Vol. XXI, No. 1 – Spring 2011

Highlights of articles in this issue include:

  • FDOT agrees to Brickell Avenue speed limit reduction
  • President’s Brickell Community State of the Union 2011
  • Timeline of a Brickell Avenue Speed Advocacy Effort
  • 1814 Brickell Park plans “ready to build”
  • NET Office opens in Mary Brickell Village
  • County to address turning hazard at SE 26th Road and Brickell Avenue
  • Bikers and pedestrians to find Brickell easier to navigate under new plan

 

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