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MIAMI ONLY: British news in the [305]

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► Elwood’s British pub in downtown Miami closed down without warning in April 2016.

►  GREAT NEWS!! VIRGIN CRUISES WILL START OPERATING OUT OF PORT MIAMI with 3 new ships in 2020.  Find current info always on www.virgincruises.com   Sir Richard Branson  has stated he wants YOUR input as to what you would like to see on their new ships and encourages you to fill out the form on the website. Update:  At a press conference in Miami Beach on October 18, 2016 Sir Richard Branson said the compny will now be called Virgin Voyages.  For the latest always consult www.virginvoyages.com  

 ►  October 22, 2016—Looks most unlikely this will happen now—shame!      January 2016:  YUMMY NEWS!  There’s a purpose-built British gastropub coming to downtown Miami—I had a January 6, 2016  meeting with the British chef-owner Andy Bates who’s relocating especially from the UK.  He is already doing pop-up dinners around Miami showcasing his British food,  but the restaurant [called The Avenue] is still under construction and due to open in October 2016.  More news here nearer the time.