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April 26, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA
photography by Chris Polk
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The Fillmore is here to stay, but it's getting a makeover

After thousands of Miamians spoke out against Portman-CMC's plan to knock down The Fillmore as part of the Miami Beach Convention Center renovation, the cornered group has changed its tune. The theater will stay put—and it will get an upgrade. [The Miami Herald]

The highly anticipated Porsche Design Tower Miami broke ground Friday, marking the brand's first foray into real estate. Following the photo op, guests headed into the sales center for a reception and beachside party complete with fireworks. [World Red Eye]

After several Wynwood area bar owners and bartenders were arrested for serving alcohol past 3 a.m., Wynwood businesses are crying conspiracy, claiming mega-clubs are working with police to have them shut down. [The Miami New Times]

As fans fill the AmericanAirlines Arena during the Miami Heat's current Playoff run, courtside celebrity sightings are an added bonus. Rihanna was spotted at last Sunday’s game. [Huffington Post Miami]

Miami ranked number three on Amazon’s “Most Well Read Cities” list, trailing behind Alexandria, Virginia and Knoxville, Tennessee. The numbers are based on book, magazine, and newspaper sales—in print and on Kindle—per capita. [The Miami Herald]

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