Miami River Poetry Cruise 4/10/15

Miami River Poetry Cruise
Friday, 04/10/2015 – 07:30 pm – 09:30 pm
IMG_0656Bayside Market
401 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Webpage Link
Cost: $45

Ahoy! Break out your boat shoes and come celebrate O, Miami Poetry Festival and National Poetry Month with a lyrical boat cruise up the Miami River.

Co-created and -produced with O, Miami , Miami River Poetry Cruise is a journey into the Heart of Dade-ness, guided by locals, protected by pythons, and serenaded by some of Miami’s best poets in a round-robin, “tour-guide” format invented just for this occasion. Hear the first-ever Prayer to Bayside, the second Ode to Fort Dallas, and settle, once and for all, via poetry, the debate of which is the better fish spot: Garcia’s or Casablanca?

Tickets will include one free drink ticket. (After that, it’s a cash bar. Yes, there’s a bar on the boat. Why would you ever get on a boat that DIDN’T have a bar?) Light snacks will be provided.

The cruise boards promptly at 7:30 p.m. from Bayside Marina, travels up the Miami River, and re-docks in Bayside at 9:30 p.m.

City of Miami City Commission Vote on Proposal for Tri-Rail Terminus 3/26/15

City of Miami City Commission Vote on Proposal for Tri-Rail Terminus
150326 - 1pg FlyerThursday, March 26th at 3pm
Miami City Hall
3500 Pan American Dr
Miami, Florida 33133

On Thursday, March 26th at 3pm, the City of Miami City Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposal to negotiate a “financial assistance package” to connect and build a Tri-Rail terminus at All Aboard Florida’s new MiamiCentral Station scheduled to open in 2016.

According to the Miami Herald, Mayor Tomás Regalado says he will “veto any attempt to pay for the project with city money”. Regardless of how you feel on specific funding proposals, it’s important to let the Mayor and Commissioners know how vital this Tri-Rail Connection is. Send the message that:

I support the Tri-Rail Connection to Downtown Miami at the new All Aboard Florida MiamiCentral Station!
(more information below)

Email Today:

Mayor Tomas P. Regalado – [email protected]
Commissioner Wifredo (Willy) Gort (Chairman) – [email protected]
Commissioner Marc Sarnoff – [email protected]
Commissioner Frank Carollo – [email protected]
Commissioner Francis Suarez – [email protected]
Commissioner Keon Hardemon (Vice Chairman) – [email protected]
City Manager Daniel J.Alfonso – [email protected]

If possible, please attend the meeting. Discussion is scheduled for Thursday, March 26th at 2pm.

Miami City Commission – Tri-Rail Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1589307471310917/

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THE FACTS:

The new TriRail Connection at All Aboard Florida’s MiamiCentral would open just in time for drivers to avoid the looming five-year nightmare on I-95 south of Golden Glades.

Just when you thought getting into Downtown Miami couldn’t get any worse, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announces the most significant I-95 project in Miami-Dade since the installation of toll express lanes. FDOT plans to replace pavement and make other upgrades between NW 8th and NW 79th streets starting in 2017. The project will take five years, snarling traffic into and out of Downtown Miami until the year 2022.

Miami Herald “Rough Road Ahead: Major I-95 Redo Project to Take 5 years” – 3/16/2015 at http://goo.gl/HhPnDV

Michael Putney – Local 10 sums up the opportunity to bring Tri-Rail into DWNTWN Miami in 2016 at http://goo.gl/Czn9wy

Join ‘Friends of Tri-Rail Coastal Link’ at https://www.facebook.com/TriRailCoastalLink

South Floridians deserve better – and one solution stands right in front of us: Bring Tri-Rail into Downtown Miami at All Aboard Florida’s new MiamiCentral Station in 2016.

The opportunity for Tri-Rail to provide 26 direct trains per weekday from all points north on the existing Tri-Rail system into Downtown Miami could alleviate this nightmare, and it’s critical to the future development of public transit in Miami-Dade County as well. This is a smart investment in Miami’s transportation and economic future. It would not only realize Tri-Rail service to Downtown Miami, but also integrate All Aboard Florida, Metrorail, MetroMover, the Miami-Dade County bus system and Tri-Rail into an intermodal transit center with connections to all parts of Miami-Dade County, South Florida and even the Orlando/Central Florida area.

This transit hub would further enhance development in Downtown Miami and further assure the viability of other projects like Museum Park, American Airlines Arena, Adrienne Arsht Center, World Center Miami and the World Center Convention Center by bringing millions of new visitors from the Tri-County area to patronize these projects.

This may be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to propel our public transit system into the 21stCentury.

Let’s make this connection!

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Terrell N. Fritz
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/fritz.geitner

MMW 2015: Diplo + DJ Snake 3/29/15

MMW 2015: Diplo + DJ Snake
Sunday, 03/29/2015 – 11:00 pm –
DILPOE11EVEN MIAMI
29 NE 11th St.,
Miami, Florida 33132
Webpage Link
Cost:

MMW 2015: Diplo + Dj Snake
1 Ticket 2 Parties:
– E11even Lineup: Diplo + Dj Snake and Craze, Salva, Damaged Goods, Bombmakers and Secret Guests
– Rooftop Lineup: I Am A House Gangster Ft. Dj Sneak, Amine Edge & DANCE, Felix da Housecat, Todd Terry, Doc Martin, Harry Romero, Jesse Perez, Joeski, Juan BassHead, Mark Farina, Ramon Tapia, Tripmastaz

Online Prepaid Ticket Holders Must Arrive Before 2am To Gain Entry. No Exceptions.
Purchase Tickets & Tables: www.11miami.com/mmw

Operating as Miami’s only 24-hour nightclub, show club, dayclub, and after-hours experience, E11EVEN MIAMI boasts 20,000 SF featuring 600 SF of LED video walls, intelligent lighting and the newest “Funktion-One” Resolution 6 sound system. Live DJs, stunning entertainment and theatrical performances in an alluring environment make for the ultimate 24/7 venue located in the heart of downtown.

The complex also includes E11EVEN MIAMI Rooftop, a 4,700-SF open-air venue with a state-of-the-art retractable roof and band shell that plays host to weekly live entertainment and DJs. An impressive 16ft x 10ft LED screen, communal tables and comfortable sofa seating make E11EVEN MIAMI Rooftop the most coveted after-hours spot in downtown.

Breakfast with the Arts & Hospitality Industry 4/2/15

Breakfast with the Arts & Hospitality Industry
Thursday, 04/02/2015 – 08:00 am – 10:00 am
Arts-Hosp-Breakfast-flyerHotel Inter-Continental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza,
Miami, Florida 33131
Webpage Link
Cost: $30

Join us for the 11th annual breakfast featuring ideas on how we link the arts and tourism and a discussion about the arts building Miami. The arts are a billion dollar industry in Miami. How can your company attract lucrative cultural tourism business? Learn about engaging the arts for profitable partnerships. Featured speakers are George Neary, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau; Avra Jain, The Vagabond Group; Jonathan Plutzik, The Betsy South Beach; Wendy Kallergis, Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association.

Nevermind: A Tribute to Nirvana 4/4/15

Nevermind: A Tribute to Nirvana
Saturday, 04/04/2015 – 07:00 pm – 03:00 am
4.4.15-FLYER-LOW-RESChurchill’s Pub
5501 NE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33137
Facebook Link
Cost: Free

It’s been nearly 21 years since we lost 90’s iconic grunge legend, Kurt Cobain, but his spirit lives on strong. Join us for the 5th annual Nirvana tribute. 6 bands will be rocking covers and originals paying homage to Kurt on the eve of his passing- Armada!, Dorothy’s Surrender, The Burnouts, Jacuzzi Fuzz, After the Fall, and Drawing Bored! No cover, Sat. April 4th, 8pm, Churchill’s Pub 5501 NE 2nd Ave Miami, Fl 33137

https://www.facebook.com/events/856918234371283

Spring Holiday Artisan Expo 3/20/15

Spring Holiday Artisan ExpoSpring Holiday Artisan Expo
Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Miami Center for Architecture and Design
100 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33132
Free Entry

Browse unique hand-made items

Miami River Poetry Cruise 4/1/15

Miami River Poetry Cruise
Wednesday, 04/01/2015 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
static1.squarespace.comBayside Market
401 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Webpage Link
Cost: $45

Kick off O, Miami Poetry Festival and National Poetry Month with the smoothest event April: a lyrical boat cruise up the Miami River.

Co-created and -produced with O, Miami , Miami River Poetry Cruise is a journey into the Heart of Dade-ness, guided by locals, protected by pythons, and serenaded by some of Miami’s best poets in a round-robin, “tour-guide” format invented just for this occasion. Hear the first-ever Prayer to Bayside, the second Ode to Fort Dallas, and settle, once and for all, via poetry, the debate of which is the better fish spot: Garcia’s or Casablanca?

Tickets will include free beer provided by Biscayne Bay Brewing. (After that, it’s a cash bar. Yes, there’s a bar on the boat. Why would you ever get on a boat that DIDN’T have a bar?) Light snacks will be provided.

The cruise boards promptly at 6:30 p.m. from Bayside Marina, travels up the Miami River, and re-docks in Bayside at 8:30 p.m.

Your ticket also gets you a free drink at the Official Afterparty at The Intercontinental Hotel.