Virginia Key is an ecological treasure South Florida can be proud of, a highly diverse barrier island just off the coast of downtown Miami. The key’s North point is being transformed into one of our only public spaces specifically designed for recreational use and the conservation of flora and fauna. Volunteers from the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science are helping to lead the way in environmental restoration activities there. We focus on what’s being done and the importance of it.
The Miami Seaquarium is being sold to a California-based company that is a subsidiary of Spanish theme park operator Parques Reunidos.
Thousands of runners are set for an overnight relay journey that starts in Key Biscayne Friday, and ends all the way down when they reach the Southernmost Point of Florida.
The Miami Marine Stadium, an iconic stadium on Key Biscayne deemed unsafe after Hurricane Andrew in 1992, has a group of friends in Miami that, after a vote by city commission Thursday, now have control over the stadium and the full surrounding site for an ambitious redevelopment plan.
The contractor responsible for Bear Cut Bridge’s reconstruction in Key Biscayne plans on using technology to keep drivers on the island informed.
Plans to repair Bear Cut Bridge, which connects Virginia Key to Key Biscayne, were given the green light by the Miami-Dade Commission.
A second lane on the Bear Cut Bridge, which connects Virginia Key to Key Biscayne, has been opened.
It’s safe to go back in the water at Dog Beach on Virginia Key, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Health officials are asking people to stay out of the water in certain areas of Virginia Key after high levels of bacteria were found.
Residents of Key Biscayne will soon find it a little easier to get to the mainland.