Watson Island

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Frosty Drinks And Business For Americans In Cuba?

Business, government and civic leaders gathered on Watson Island Wednesday and some of the talk was of Cuba. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez focused not so much on newly raised flags in Washington – as he did our beaches. They have eroded terribly, and Gimenez is pushng a $40 million sand re-nourishment plan to keep Cuba’s luscious beaches from eroding our tourist base.

07/22/2015

Child Near Drowning Jungle Island 7/7/15 (Source: Miami Fire Rescue)

Child Taken To Hospital After Near Drowning At Jungle Island

A child was taken to the hospital Tuesday after being pulled from the water at Jungle Island.

07/07/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Boat Overturns With Five Passengers On Board

A boat turned over Friday leaving those on board sitting on the sinking ship waiting to be rescued.

01/02/2015

Rumors swirled that Justin Bieber would attend a local high school prom with Yovanna Ventura. (Source: Instagram)

Bieber A No-Show At Local High School Prom

Buzz about the Biebs was swirling at Miami Senior High’s prom Friday night after reports that superstar Justin Bieber might attend.

05/23/2014

A look inside the Miami Tunnel project, August 26, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

PortMiami Tunnel Set To Open In May

The PortMiami Tunnel project will soon be open to traffic after years of construction.

CBS Miami–04/09/2014

(Courtesy: Jungle Island)

Cancer Survivors Meet Orangutan With Similar Battle

A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.

04/06/2014

Jungle Island welcomed two newborn liger cubs. 
(Courtesy: Jungle Island)

Two Liger Cubs Born At Jungle Island

Jungle Island welcomed two newborn liger cubs earlier this week.

03/21/2014

A massive drill finishes boring the westbound tunnel at Port Miami.  (Source: CBS4)

Massive Drill Finishes Westbound Tunnel At Port Miami

A milestone in the construction of the Miami Tunnel at Port Miami. Monday morning, around 8 a.m., a massive drill nicknamed Harriet broke through on Watson Island and completed the westbound tunnel.

CBS4–05/06/2013

"Harriet" begins drilling first of two tunnels under Biscayne Bay for the new Port of Miami Tunnel.  (Source: MAT CONCESSIONAIRE LLC)

Port Tunnel Drill Heading Towards The Light

In a few days, perhaps sometime Monday, a huge drill bit – a round, iron digging device more than four stories high – will pop out of the earth on Watson Island, completing the second leg of the Miami Tunnel, the roundtrip, underground route connecting the mainland to Port Miami.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

"Harriet" the PortMiami Tunnel boring machine breaks through Dodge Island after completing the first of two tunnel tubes from Watson Island. (Source: CBS4)

PortMiami Tunnel Boring Machine Has “Break Out” Moment

Construction of the new $1 billion PortMiami tunnel reached a milestone Tuesday when “Harriet”, the giant tunnel boring machine digging under Government Cut, reached the halfway point.

CBS4–07/31/2012

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