Apr 18, 2024 - News

Cafecito: Heat's Bam 🀝 Olympics

Illustration of  "Cafecito" spelled out in the wake of a speedboat.

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Heat center Bam Adebayo will represent the U.S. in the Paris Olympics, joining Dwyane Wade as the only other Heat player to participate in multiple Olympics. (Inside the Heat)

βš–οΈ Miami Wilds water park is claiming in new court filings that Mayor Daniella Levine Cava caved to "political activists who make up her base" in her decision to oppose the project she initially supported. (Miami Herald)

πŸ†— The Broward County School Board on Tuesday agreed it would pay dozens of charter schools their share of a 2018 tax referendum. The estimated total is $80 million, but the final amount included in the settlement is not yet known. (Sun Sentinel)

  • The district is responding to the state Board of Education's determination that it was out of compliance in regards to charter school payments.

😞 Icebox Cafe, made famous by Oprah for its cakes, closed its Miami Beach restaurant after 25 years. (New Times)

  • The cafΓ©'s Hallandale Beach location also closed. It's unclear if Miami International Airport's Terminal D location will follow suit.
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