- If you think Venetian traffic is frustrating today, wait until the west bridge closes after June 1
- Three-story home proposed for tiny Farrey Lane on Belle Isle
- Belle Isle Residents Association president is running for Miami Beach City Commission
- Belle Isle’s buzzing as helicopters deliver to Island Terrace rooftop
- Residents meet tonight to discuss West Avenue Streetscape
- Triathlon will close roads, causeways Sunday in Miami and Beach April 17, 2015
- Bay Harbor Islands may ban construction on Saturdays April 16, 2015
- Drawbridge malfunction causes Venetian Causeway to close for hours April 18, 2015
- HIV/AIDS activists: 27th annual AIDS Walk Miami an opportunity to reach young people April 16, 2015
- West end of dilapidated Venetian Causeway likely to close June 1 for complete rebuild April 16, 2015
Belle Isle Archives
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Mrs. Blog and I have been arguing all afternoon about this post.
There’s a big dead rat on the pink sidewalk in front of Costa Brava and Belle Towers — really, right on the border between the two properties.
It’s big, gross and dead. Too gross to post? Certainly too intimidating to put up or clean up. Who’s responsibility is this? The city? Animal Services?
You may not want to enlarge this photo. If you do, be prepared.
For the third time in the last two years, we’ve got a big water main break on Belle Isle.
This one is a geyser. At 9 Island Avenue, building management used the building communication system to tell all residents at 10:15 a.m. that the water main on Belle Isle had ruptured, and all units would be without water for an undetermined period.
Update at 11:07 a.m.: The “geyser” has been capped and city workers are on the scene. 9 Island residents have been told to turn off their air conditioning units because the water is off.
Update at 11:30 a.m.: Water leak capped, service to be restored shortly, boil 48-hour water order expected.
12:55 p.m. update: Power service is returning, but a boil water order will be in effect for 3 Island Avenue, Island Terrace and 9 Island Avenue condos for 48 hours, according to Miami Beach spokeswoman Nannette Rodriguez.
So, file this post under “know your neighbors,” and “interesting people who live on Belle Isle.”
Twenty years ago, a woman was murdered, allegedly by her husband, and her body was dumped in Biscayne Bay.
Yesterday in Miami-Dade criminal court, 9 Island Avenue resident Alan M. Gold revealed how he helped dump the body with the accused murderer, Cliff Friend.
He said they put her body, stuffed into a bag, on a boat at the marina docked behind Gold’s Belle Isle condo and motored out to sea.
We don’t want to spoil the rest of Miami Herald reporter David Ovalle’s amazing story. There more to it, for sure.
We live in an interesting place.
Early, early Saturday, the moon was high over Belle Isle and downtown Miami. We couldn’t resist sharing these.
A brush fire in West Broward and South Florida fog gave us a nearly zero visibility morning on Monday.