Urban Beach Week http://blog.wlrn.org en Did Safety Measures Water Down Urban Beach Week? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/did-safety-measures-water-down-urban-beach-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Memorial Day usually means one thing in Miami Beach: Urban Beach Week.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ve seen the fuss about Urban Beach Week in the past. We know swarms of people populate Miami Beach clad in the latest fashions and driving the flashiest cars. The mere word “traffic” probably sends a migraine spiraling through your head, as thoughts of closed streets, congested roads and an army of police officers consume your mind.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 16:12:54 +0000 Selima Hussain 32803 at http://blog.wlrn.org Did Safety Measures Water Down Urban Beach Week? Miami Beach Gets Ready For Urban Beach Week http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-gets-ready-urban-beach-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This Memorial Day Weekend, hordes of people are expected to flock to Miami Beach for Urban Beach Week.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Apart from an enthusiastic crowd and a fun time, this means traffic.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But fear not. Police have employed a traffic and safety plan that will go into effect starting Friday at 7 a.m. until Tuesday at 7 a.m. The hope is to keep the flow of traffic moving.</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 18:05:13 +0000 Selima Hussain 32627 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Beach Gets Ready For Urban Beach Week A Field Guide To Miami Cars Cruising On South Beach http://blog.wlrn.org/post/field-guide-miami-cars-cruising-south-beach <p></p><p>South Florida has serious car culture and Memorial Day weekend is one of the best times of year to see it in its full splendor. As <a href="http://www.urbanbeachweek.us/" target="_blank">Urban Beach Week </a>draws car enthusiasts from all over the country to South Beach, there’s no mistaking a local car if you know what to look for.</p><p>“I can just look at cars and tell which one is from Miami,” says Isaac Hernandez, a Miami car enthusiast and owner of <a href="http://www.ridekreations.com/" target="_blank">Ride Kreations</a>.</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 13:00:49 +0000 Anthony Segovia 12765 at http://blog.wlrn.org A Field Guide To Miami Cars Cruising On South Beach Hialeah Mom Says Urban Beach Week Keeps Locals Away http://blog.wlrn.org/post/hialeah-mom-says-urban-beach-week-keeps-locals-away <p></p><p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">In preparation for Urban Beach Week, WLRN-Miami&nbsp;Herald News asked members of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/insight/">Public Insight Network</a>&nbsp;to weigh in on the festival.&nbsp;</em></p> Sun, 26 May 2013 11:18:00 +0000 Michelle Padron 14631 at http://blog.wlrn.org Hialeah Mom Says Urban Beach Week Keeps Locals Away 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 Urban Beach Week "Gets A Bum Rap," Says South Beach Resident http://blog.wlrn.org/post/urban-beach-week-gets-bum-rap-says-south-beach-resident <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><em>In preparation for Urban Beach Week, WLRN-Miami&nbsp;Herald News asked members of the <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/insight/">Public Insight Network</a> to weigh in on the festival.&nbsp;</em></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 14:51:20 +0000 John Ermer 14605 at http://blog.wlrn.org Urban Beach Week "Gets A Bum Rap," Says South Beach Resident