Stories written by Rachel Adler Schapiro

Miami DDA launches inaugural DWNTWN Art Days, Sept. 7-8

Working in tandem with a variety of arts and cultural institutions, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) will show its support for the area’s cultural renaissance through its inaugural DWNTWN Art Days Event, Sept. 7-8. For the first time ever, the Miami DDA, through its Cultural Advisory Group, will partner with virtually every major […]

Brian L. Bilzin appointed chair of Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Brian L. Bilzin, founding partner of Bilzin Sumberg, has been elected as chair of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation (GMJF). Serving for a two-year term, Bilzin will be responsible for helping the organization fulfill its mission to mobilize human and financial resources and to care for those in need; strengthen Jewish life, and advance the […]

Ready to roll: City launches new Downtown Miami Trolley

Pictured (l-r) are Alyce Robertson, Miami DDA executive director; Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff; Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, and Miami DDA board members Jerome Hollo and Alvin West.

After much anticipation, the Miami Downtown Development Authority (Miami DDA) along with the City of Miami conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official launch of the Downtown Miami Trolley. The ceremony took place on Friday, Apr. 27, with remarks from Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff, Miami DDA Board member Jerome Hollo […]