Downtown Miami is an urban city center, based around the Central Business District of Miami, United States. In addition to the central business district, the area consists of the Brickell Financial District, Historic District, Government Center, Arts & Entertainment District and Park West; the neighborhood is divided by the Miami River and is bordered by Midtown to the north, Biscayne Bay to the east, Civic Center and Overtown to the west, Coconut Grove to the south. Brickell Avenue and Biscayne Boulevard are the main north–south roads, Flagler Street is the main east–west road; the neighborhood is defined by the Miami Downtown Development Authority as the 3.8-square-mile -area east of Interstate 95 between the Rickenbacker Causeway to the south and Julia Tuttle Causeway to the north. Locally known as Downtown, the area is a cultural and commercial center of South Florida, tracing its present-day history back to the 19th century. In recent years, Downtown Miami has grown and physically expanded to become the fastest-growing area in Miami, with rapid increase in population and the greatest concentration of high-rises in the region.
Greater Downtown is home to many major museums, education centers, company headquarters, government offices, theaters and many of the oldest buildings in the city. Downtown Miami is the historic heart of Miami, along with Coconut Grove, is the oldest settled area of Miami, with early pioneer settlement dating to the early 19th century. Urban development began in the 1890s with the construction of the Florida East Coast Railway by Standard Oil industrialist Henry Flagler down to Miami at the insistence of Julia Tuttle. Flagler, along with developers such as William Brickell and George E. Merrick helped bring developer interest to the city with the construction of hotels, resorts and the extension of Flagler's rail line. Flagler Street, originating in Downtown, is a major east–west road in Miami named after the tycoon; as of 2009, there are 71,000 year-round residents in Greater Downtown, with close to 200,000 populating the Downtown area during the daytime, making Downtown Miami one of the most populous downtowns in the U.
S. after New York City and Chicago. With recent mass construction of high-rise residential buildings and office towers, Downtown has experienced large growth, with new shops, bars and restaurants opening up, attracting many new residents. Along with Brickell, Downtown has grown from 40,000 residents in 2000, to over 70,000 in 2009, making it one of the fastest-growing areas in Florida, it was estimated in February 2010, that about 550 new residents move to the Downtown area every month. As of 2009, over 190,000 office employees work in Brickell. Downtown is served by the Miami Metrorail at Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre, Government Center, Brickell stations, accessible from Broward and Palm Beach counties via Tri-Rail transfer station; the Metro connects to the Downtown Metromover, which encompasses 22 stations on the clockwise Inner loop and counterclockwise Brickell and Omni branch loops. Government Center station is Downtown's main station and allows for transfers to all Metromover loops, Metrorail trains, Metrobus lines at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center.
Downtown Miami is centered on the Central business district, best known by local Miamians as "Downtown". Although distinct neighborhoods with different characters, the following neighborhoods are labeled under the umbrella term of "Downtown Miami": The Central business district, better known by locals as just "Downtown", is the historic center of Miami, what is traditionally called "Downtown". Downtown is bound by NE 6th St to the north, Biscayne Bay to the east, the Miami River to the west and south. Within this area, is where the majority of Miami's historic buildings are, the main shopping street, Flagler Street, libraries, offices and colleges, as well as the vast majority of local, county and federal government offices and courthouses. Miami Historic District and Government Center are located within the CBD. Downtown is directly served by the Miami Metrorail at: Government Center Station, by 13 Metromover stations on the Downtown and Omni Loops. Brickell is south of the Miami River, is a mixed upper-class residential neighborhood as well as Miami's major financial district along Brickell Avenue.
The Shops at Mary Brickell Village, Brickell City Center, Simpson Park are located within Brickell. Brickell is directly served by the Miami Metrorail at: Brickell Station, by five Metromover stations on the Brickell Loop; the Arts & Entertainment District is an urban neighborhood with numerous hotels, high-rise residential buildings. The neighborhood's former name Omni comes from the Omni International Mall on Biscayne Boulevard; the district borders Biscayne Bay the east, NE 2nd Ave to the west, NE 21st St to the north and I-395 to the south. Pace Park, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the Miami Herald headquarters are located within the district; the Arts & Entertainment District is served by the Miami Metrorail at: Government Center Station, by two Metromover stations on the Omni Loop. Park West is the neighborhood just west of Museum Park, east of NW 1st Ave, south of I-195, north of NE 6th St. Park West was known for its nightclubs, in recent years has been the talk of much revitalization and project proposals for the revitalization of the area.
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Year's Best SF 14 is a science fiction anthology edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, published in 2009, it is the fourteenth in the Year's Best SF series. The book itself, as well as each of the stories, has a short introduction by the editors. Carolyn Ives Gilman: "Arkfall" Neil Gaiman: "Orange" Kathleen Ann Goonan: "Memory Dog" Paolo Bacigalupi: "Pump Six" Elizabeth Bear & Sarah Monette: "Boojum" Ted Chiang: "Exhalation" M. Rickert: "Traitor" Cory Doctorow: "The Things that Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away" Vandana Singh: "Oblivion: A Journey" Robert Reed: "The House Left Empty" Michael Swanwick: "The Scarecrow’s Boy" Ted Kosmatka: "N-Words" Alastair Reynolds: "Fury" Gwyneth Jones: "Cheats" Jason Sanford: "The Ships Like Clouds, Risen By Their Rain" Mary Rosenblum: "The Egg Man" Daryl Gregory: "Glass" Jeff VanderMeer: "Fixing Hanover" Rudy Rucker: "Message Found in a Gravity Wave" Tobias Buckell & Karl Schroeder: "Mitigation" Sue Burke: "Spiders" Year's Best SF 14 title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database "The Things that Make Me Weak and Strange Get Engineered Away" on Tor's website
The University of Arizona CPV Array is a 2.38 MWp concentrator photovoltaics power station in Tucson, Arizona. It consists of 34 Amonix 7700 systems constructed in the Solar Zone of the University of Arizona's Science and Technology Park, it uses all three of the methods available to increase efficiency: dual-axis tracking, fresnel lens sunlight concentrators, multi-junction cells. The annual electricity production is expected to be about 3.5 GW·h, is being sold to Tucson Electric Power under a 20-year power purchase agreement. Alamosa Solar Generating Project Hatch Solar Energy Center List of photovoltaic power stations Renewable energy in the United States Solar power in the United States VIDEO: 2 MW of Amonix CPV Solar Power Inaugurated in Tucson, AZ
The People's Party of Dominica is a political party in the Commonwealth of Dominica. P-POD is a progressive political party in the Commonwealth of Dominica. Founded, November 3, 2015 by Sapphire Carrington. Fueling a progressive revolution much like Bernie Sanders, P-POD advocates social and economic equality and equity along with the welfare state. P-POD demonstrates strong support for Entrepreneurs, NGO's and Not-for-profit. On the political spectrum the party is seen as positioning itself Centre-Right. Eclipsing the DFP, now trailing the current opposition party, P-POD plans to contend for the next election. P-POD appeal to savvy constituents and is gaining widespread public attention as a result of social media and the media press. P-POD is a strong advocate for youth development and is tapping into the nearly 50% of independent Dominican voters. P-POD is conducting grassroots organizing efforts, educational activities, electoral campaigns throughout the island; the objective of PPOD is to improve lives by mobilizing the people of Dominica, both in the Caribbean and in the diaspora, to build a safer, cleaner and thriving 21st century Dominica.
According to them, they have adopted the 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals which are represented by 17 colors in their logo. This political movement began in Summer 2015. P-POD grew out of simple discussions about the current state and direction of Dominica, into what is now a viable third political party. P-POD is about progressive ideas which manifest themselves through policies and good governance, rather than be written in a theoretical philosophy of manifestos. One of P-PODs major functions is to continuously improve and promote the economic and social interests of all Dominica's citizens. We seek to unify the people of Dominica so as to facilitate the development of policies favorable to all of our common interests. To be able to enact those policies, we plan to organize and persuade voters to elect future MPs so as to obtain a majority of seats in parliament. We will make our appeal to as many different groups as possible in every constituency. Our aim is to organize large groups of people under an umbrella of ideas and focus on the development of those ideas and goals.
Our Policy platform outlines P-POD’s positions on a variety of issues and the actions its leadership will take to implement them once elected. The People’s Party of Dominica has a responsibility to the Commonwealth of Dominica. We pledge to make progress everyday in actions, not just in words. P-POD promotes equity, pluralism, transparency and the rule of law in a manner, empowering, effective and enduring; the Peoples Party has two local committees: People's National Committee The PNC motto, Progress is Everyone's Business, connects with voters one-on-one and help more Dominicans get to the polls. PNC is composed from nominated members in every village in the Diaspora. 3 Co-chairs and a Secretary and a Treasurer, to oversee daily operations. The People's National Committee conducts most of its business virtually, it is scheduled to begin holding National Meeting to conduct business in person quarterly at strategic locations on the island. The Orange Parliamentarians Campaign Committee Tagline, Building Momentum Moving Forward is just what the OPCC is doing.
The OPCC provide a platform to inspire positive action and to help the people of Dominica live their dream. The OPCC do this by taking action to improve the economy, by having S. M. A. R. T. Sustainable goals, using proven systems and creating deep-rooted policies. P-POD has its strongest popular support not throughout the Roseau constituency and Mahaut constituency with small pockets throughout the island. P-POD caucus is composed of progressives and centrists Northern Caucus Eastern Caucus Southern Caucus Western Caucus Kalinago Caucus Disability Caucus Youth Caucus Silver Caucus Diaspora Caucus Ladies Caucus Gentlemen Caucus Entrepreneurs Caucus
Noo Trybe Records is an American hip hop record label established in 1994 and operated as a sublabel of Virgin Records. It was the distributor of several independent hip hop labels including Rap-A-Lot Records and AWOL. A portion of Noo Trybe's roster came from several artists who were absorbed from EMI when it was disbanded, which included Gang Starr and AZ. Other Virgin acts such as Shyheim, who signed with the label in 1993, were transferred to the new label. One of the label's biggest successes was the group Luniz. Rap-A-Lot's distribution was absorbed by Virgin proper in 1998, in 1999, the label was absorbed by its parent. 1994 Scarface - The Diary 1995 Luniz – Operation Stackola 1996 Shyheim – The Lost Generation Various artists – Original Gangstas 1997 3X Krazy – Stackin Chips Big Mike – Still Serious Luniz – Lunitik Muzik Rappin' 4-Tay – 4 tha Hard Way 1998 AZ – Pieces of a Man Gang Starr – Moment of Truth Various artists – Caught Up 1999 Road Dawgs – Don't Be Saprize Gang Starr - Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr "Noo Trybe Records".
Molybdenum trioxide is chemical compound with the formula MoO3. This compound is produced on the largest scale of any molybdenum compound, it is an intermediate in the production of molybdenum metal. It is an important industrial catalyst. Molybdenum trioxide occurs as the rare mineral molybdite. In the gas phase, three oxygen atoms are double bonded to the central molybdenum atom. In the solid state, anhydrous MoO3 is composed of layers of distorted MoO6 octahedra in an orthorhombic crystal; the octahedra share edges and form chains. The octahedra have one short molybdenum-oxygen bond to a non-bridging oxygen. Known is a metastable form of MoO3 with a WO3-like structure. MoO3 is produced industrially by roasting molybdenum disulfide, the chief ore of molybdenum: 2 MoS2 + 7 O2 → 2 MoO3 + 4 SO2The laboratory synthesis of the dihydrate entails acidification of aqueous solutions of sodium molybdate with perchloric acid: Na2MoO4 + H2O + 2 HClO4 → MoO32 + 2 NaClO4The dihydrate loses water to give the monohydrate.
Both are bright yellow in color. Molybdenum trioxide dissolves in water to give "molybdic acid". In base, it dissolves to afford the molybdate anion. Molybdenum trioxide is used to manufacture molybdenum metal, which serves as an additive to steel and corrosion-resistant alloys; the relevant conversion entails treatment of MoO3 with hydrogen at elevated temperatures: MoO3 + 3 H2 → Mo + 3 H2OIt is a component of the co-catalyst used in the industrial production of acrylonitrile by the oxidation of propene and ammonia. Because of its layered structure and the ease of the Mo/Mo coupling, MoO3 is of interest in electrochemical devices and displays. Molybdenum trioxide has been suggested as a potential anti-microbial agent, e.g. in polymers. In contact with water, it forms H + ions. Haynes, William M. ed.. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. CRC Press. ISBN 978-1439855119. Greenwood, Norman N.. Chemistry of the Elements. Butterworth-Heinemann. ISBN 978-0-08-037941-8. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program International Molybdenum Association Los Alamos National Laboratory – Molybdenum