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On notice. Coral Gables and FPL have been in a fight since Hurricane Irma hit, with each blaming the other for epic power outages in The City Beautiful. Yesterday the City Commission decided to sue the utility company to force them to upgrade their system. TBD if this will go anywhere, but who doesn’t love seeing FPL sweat? (Miami Herald)

Plus this. Still. If your streets are still choked with debris from Irma, WLRN has the deets on how to check the status of pickup plans.

Genuinely delicious. Harry’s Pizzeria is getting a rebranding – as Genuine Pizza, a play on owner Michael Schwartz’s other local fave, Michael’s Genuine. And he’s expanding to a bunch of new locations. As long as they all have polenta fries, we’re down with this. (Miami Herald)

Only in Miami. Mayor Tomas Regalado wants to sue former Miami mayor Joe Carollo for a political ad that’s been going around showing Regalado and his son (also named Tomas Regalado) hangin’ out with actor Sean Penn. Why is a photo with Penn a bad thing? Because the other photos (that don’t have the Regalados in them) show Penn chillin’ with Latin American leaders like Raul Castro and Hugo Chavez. The younger Regalado is running against Carollo in the District 3 City of Miami Commission race. (Miami Herald)

Let me take a selfie. The Key West buoy is back. (Miami Herald)

Not-so-sexy beaches. Miami-Dade maxed out its sand reserves last year, which means that replacing all the beach we lost during Hurricane Irma is going to require sand from elsewhere. That’s super expensive. There’s one way to do it cheaply, though: bring it in from another country. Every single South Florida member of Congress, Republican or Democrat, is on board with the so-called Sand Act to make that possible, but TBD if Congress will pass it. (Miami Herald)

Oops! This is the Miami New Times story we meant to link to yesterday on how Flagler Street construction is wrecking Little Havana businesses.

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