While I didn't travel to get this story, I live in Miami Beach, so it is a travel destination. So, here is an update on the famous Publix Supermarket on West Avenue and 20th Street in Exotic Miami Beach. (Which also has great Art in Public Places) Street Changes By Shale July 28, 2015 Whenever I get out of a matinee, I usually get a snack on the way home, either at Dunkin Donuts or one of the Publix Supermarkets near the Lincoln Road Cinema. The store at 1920 West Avenue (Actually facing 20th Street) has had road work going on in front of it for months, and I would sit on the bench out front and watch while having chocolate milk & cookies before biking home on Bay Road. It has been about a month since I went to that store so I was quite surprised today seeing that the road and sidewalks on 20th Street were three feet higher than they were in the past. The bench on the sidewalk was much lower than the two steps that are there now. It was about six steps up to the store and the bench was lower than the entrance deck. Here is a Google Street View of the entrance as it was since the Publix store was built. You can see the green bench once sat on and the six steps up to the entrance deck. The buildings a block away were flush with the street before, now under a 3-foot wall. I can see problems in a heavy downpour as these walls become a pool, but we are to trust that the designers factored that in. No, I do not trust them, nor do I see the logic of raising the street bed so much higher than the existing buildings. . At least there are new sewer covers passing as Art In Public Places on Miami Beach.