Sweat Records http://blog.wlrn.org en No Rent, No Problem For A New Crop Of Miami Vintage Clothing Shops http://blog.wlrn.org/post/no-rent-no-problem-new-crop-miami-vintage-clothing-shops <p>The rising costs of commercial real estate throughout Miami-Dade County means fewer choices for would-be independent retailers. See, for instance, the full mall-ification of Lincoln Road, and the sweep of new high-end luxury retail through the Design District. Small-business proprietors are even starting to move out of Wynwood’s main drag; <a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151732153771221&amp;set=a.111847211220.129503.109159021220&amp;type=1&amp;theater" target="_blank">punky street fashion boutique the Kult, to name one, recently closed up shop off NW 2nd Ave. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:54:39 +0000 Arielle Castillo 17096 at http://blog.wlrn.org No Rent, No Problem For A New Crop Of Miami Vintage Clothing Shops The Florida Blogup: Buildings, Beers, and the Miami Arena http://blog.wlrn.org/post/florida-blogup-buildings-beers-and-miami-arena <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://randompixels.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-way-we-werethe-miami-arena-opened.html">Miami Arena Opened 25 Years Ago This Week</a></strong></p><p>Blogger Bill Cooke reminisces when the Arena opened in 1988 through newspaper clips.</p><p>When it first opened in Downtown, many said it would bring in business and revitalize the area, but the only thing it attracted was a sports bar that failed.</p><p>The blogger has more newspaper clips detailing the arena’s history at <a href="http://randompixels.blogspot.com/">Random Pixels</a>.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Isabel Echarte 16842 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Florida Blogup: Buildings, Beers, and the Miami Arena What Happens When A Knight Grant Runs Out? Sweat Records Turns To The Web http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-happens-when-knight-grant-runs-out-sweat-records-turns-web <p><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/got-creative-cultural-idea-make-miami-better-knight-foundation-wants-give-you-money" target="_blank">With the Knight Foundation officially taking applications for this round of its Knight Arts Challenge grant</a>, buzz about the program is heavy in Miami's artistic circles. <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/got-creative-cultural-idea-make-miami-better-knight-foundation-wants-give-you-money" target="_blank">As we pointed out the week applications opened</a>, no project is necessarily too small or strange, and the foundation funds projects from funky to formal. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:05:06 +0000 Arielle Castillo 9643 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Happens When A Knight Grant Runs Out? Sweat Records Turns To The Web Got a Creative Cultural Idea to Make Miami Better? The Knight Foundation Wants to Give You Money http://blog.wlrn.org/post/got-creative-cultural-idea-make-miami-better-knight-foundation-wants-give-you-money <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Knight Foundation and its Knight Arts Challenge grants have lubricated the city's arts community for the past five years, funding projects great and small that benefit the greater cultural good. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Those free projections on the side of the New World Symphony building and events in the </span>Soundscape<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> park? Knight money. The sculpture garden at the Bass Museum? Knight money. Those off-beat Weird Miami bus tours? Yep, also Knight money.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:30:13 +0000 Arielle Castillo 8792 at http://blog.wlrn.org Got a Creative Cultural Idea to Make Miami Better? The Knight Foundation Wants to Give You Money