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American Sabor: Latinos in US Popular Music

Latino musicians have had a profound influence on traditional genres of music in the United States, including jazz, R&B, rock 'n' roll and hip hop. American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, presents the musical contributions of U.S. Latinos from the 1940s to the present. Learn about and see photos of numerous musicians, musical styles, and the venues that made them popular. Listen to the music, dance to the rhythm and mix your own song at American Sabor.

For more information about this exhibition, click here.

Miami Spa Month - July 1 - August 31

This July and August, spa enthusiasts will delight as many of Miami's most sought after spas participate in Miami Spa Month. During this time, several Miami's spas are offering up some of their most innovative treatments for just $99, making it hard to resist. 

> For more information on specials and participating spas, click here.

Spice Up Your Life in DWNTWN Miami!

Celebrate Miami Spice Month and discover what makes DWNTWN Miami a true foodie destination. Watch heart-pumping electronic music, aerial acrobatics, extravagant visuals, and water at H2OMBRE. Explore the profound influence of Latino artists and Latin music's distinctive genres on American popular music at the American Sabor Exhibition.

To read more on these event and many more, and new restaurants/venues in downtown, please click here.

DWNTWN Miami - something fun for everyone!

Miami Spice - Aug 1 through Sept 30, 2014

Feed your inner foodie and discover the tropical fusion of ingredients that makes Miami dining so wonderfully out of the ordinary during August and September, when Miami's top restaurants will be offering three-course meals (Lunch $23 and Dinner $39) featuring signature dishes created by world-renowned chefs. 

For a list of participating Restaurants in the Downtown and Brickell Area, click here

H20MBRE: Brave the Elements

From the creators of De la Guarda comes the biggest event of Summer 2014 – H2OMBRE! Heart-pumping electronic music, aerial acrobatics, amazing visuals, and water (more than 6,000 gallons a show!) transform the Center into an alternate universe where the audiences step onto the stage and are engulfed in a 360 degree experience. With state-of-the-art three-dimensional projection screens and monstrous inflatables, H2OMBRE, is a must-see show extravaganza! July 17 - August 31, at the Arsht Center.

> For more details and for ticket purchase, please click here.


Downtown Miami Real Estate Insights

The Miami Downtown Development Authority recently completed two major studies of the Greater Downtown Miami office and residential real estate markets.  Each report includes objective metrics on sales, leasing, and development cycles.  Together, these documents reveal Downtown Miami’s economic strength post-recession and its global competitiveness as a residential and business destination.

Residential Real-Estate Market Study

Residential Real Estate Adobe Reader

Office Market Overview 

Commerical Office Market Adobe Reader


Early Voting Starts Soon!!

  Early Voting starts on Monday, August 11 and goes through August 24. For more information on Early Voting, click here to go to the Miami-Dade County Elections.


Biscayne Boulevard Grand Pedestrian Promenade Approved

Concept Plan Adobe Reader

Presentation Adobe Reader


Coordinator/Manager - Planning and Transportation

The Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is seeking a Manager/Coordinator of Planning and Transportation. Position is responsible for planning, research, program development, strategic implementation of downtown-focused urban planning, land use, transportation, social services, GIS and environmental initiatives.