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May 03, 2013 | by —LIANA LOZADA | Homepage

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Area 31 debuts a facelift to its outdoor lounge, new menu items, and a “Veuve on the Clock” Champagne happy hour today. [Eater]

Baseball’s Mike Piazza practices his “fish dive” with local ballerina Patricia Delgado. Piazza will perform in the Miami City Ballet's Program IV tonight. [Miami Herald]

Miami’s public transportation system leaves plenty to be desired. But this week brought good news: The City of Miami announced that the Miami Trolley will extend to Midtown and the Design District, with two overlapping routes serving as far south as Mercy Hospital. [Miami New Times]

Archaeologists near the Miami River recently dug up remnants of Henry Flagler’s grand Royal Palm Hotel alongside ancient postholes. The postholes are believed to belong to the native Tequesta Indians. [WLRN]

A voyeuristic new luxury condo building will soon rise in the South of Fifth neighborhood. The 18-story, ten-unit project is being called “Glass,” which is fitting, considering that every square of inch of its exterior is completely transparent. How much to live in this glass house? Eight to nine million per unit is the average. [Miami Herald]

Speaking of housing, Miami's resurgent condo sales are making headlines. Prices are up, and construction is everywhere, greatly due to an influx of Latin American investors. [The New York Times]

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