Lincoln Road http://blog.wlrn.org en Van Dyke, Lincoln Road's Legendary Jazz Venue, Plays Last Tune http://blog.wlrn.org/post/van-dyke-lincoln-roads-legendary-jazz-venue-plays-last-tune <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After almost two decades a famed South Florida live music venue is no more.</span></p><p>Located on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Lincoln Road on Miami Beach, in the historic Van Dyke building built in 1924, <a href="http://www.thevandykecafe.com/" target="_blank">Van Dyke Cafe</a> had its last call on Sunday, Jan. 26. Patrons were invited for a special celebration and toast at 5 p.m. to commemorate the closing. The venue was well known for hosting live jazz and became a staple of the beach's people-watching haven,&nbsp;Lincoln Road Mall.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 23:53:52 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman & Diego Saldaña-Rojas 27059 at http://blog.wlrn.org Van Dyke, Lincoln Road's Legendary Jazz Venue, Plays Last Tune MIAMI HERALD: Miami Beach Church Seeks Financial Salvation http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-herald-miami-beach-church-seeks-financial-salvation <p>In dire financial straits, the church that has stood on the corner of Lincoln Road and Drexel Avenue for almost a century is considering leasing out a chunk of its historic property for $100 million.<br /><br />Early plans call for Tristar Capital to build a multistory building on the Miami Beach Community Church’s small courtyard fronting the Lincoln Road Mall.<br /><br />As a historic property in a historic district, it could be difficult to get city approval for development on the site. As a congregational church, its members also have to approve the deal.<br /> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:48:31 +0000 Christina Veiga 25327 at http://blog.wlrn.org MIAMI HERALD: Miami Beach Church Seeks Financial Salvation Tour Guide Discovers Lincoln Road Ghost Town During Urban Beach Week http://blog.wlrn.org/post/tour-guide-discovers-lincoln-road-ghost-town-during-urban-beach-week <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">In preparation for Urban Beach Week, WLRN-Miami&nbsp;Herald News asked members of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/insight/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">Public Insight Network</a>&nbsp;to weigh in on the festival.&nbsp;</em></p> Sat, 25 May 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Kelly Woodward 14610 at http://blog.wlrn.org Tour Guide Discovers Lincoln Road Ghost Town During Urban Beach Week Miami, Our Way: An Open Letter From WLRN To The New York Times http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-our-way-open-letter-wlrn-new-york-times <p></p><p>Dear New York Times,</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hello! It’s Miami! We wanted to write and let you know that we’re a real place. You’ve seen us before. We’re the ones that had that land boom in the </span>1920s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’re writing to you from the offices of </span>WLRN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, because we care. We love the Gray Lady. We wouldn’t dare see her honor besmirched because of us, Miami.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 11541 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami, Our Way: An Open Letter From WLRN To The New York Times