Month: March 2019

Walgreens Caught Between Plans and New Ordinance That Would Prohibit Them

Commissioner Mark Samuelian weighed in saying “I do have some sympathy on fairness. Directionally I’m comfortable with the policy and I can see the argument that many of our residents may not want a Walgreens there. But, as a point of fact, if Walgreens is gonna invest all this money to put it there, they …

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As massive construction project looms, Miami Beach studies ‘emergency’ traffic measures

Miami Beach officials are already bracing for gridlock and phone calls from irate residents. “We know this train is coming, no pun intended, we know it’s going to have a big impact,” said Commissioner Mark Samuelian, who sponsored a resolution at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting giving city staff the green light to evaluate several temporary …

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