Fausto Brings bar and restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein and Julio Cabrera to Miami’s Little Havana on Calle Ocho in December

A bar and restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein and Julio Cabrera is set to open in Miami’s Little Havana on Calle Ocho in December. Café La Trova, a 5,000-square-foot eatery at 971 S.W. Eighth St., will offer Cuban dishes and cocktails. It will feature live music, an outdoor patio, and operate two…

Is Allapattah Really Miami’s Next Hot ‘Hood?

Even though it’s blanketed with auto repair shops, printing presses and little taquerias, Miami’s busy, grungy Allapattah area has been dubbed as the “next hot neighborhood,” words that excite real estate speculators and give residents anxiety. At a panel discussion Tuesday (which was sponsored by the Allapattah YMCA and supported by the Greater Miami Chamber…

Rising Sea Levels May Add to Developers’ Interest in Miami’s Inland Areas

Real estate speculation in lower-cost, higher-elevation areas of inland Miami may draw fuel from sea-level rise, according to an article published by Scientific American. Hugh Gladwin, an anthropologist at Florida International University, is starting to see evidence that sea-level rise already is playing a role in real estate speculation on Miami’s inland. Little Haiti, for example, has…