Miami Beach Botanical Garden, video and map

Miami Beach Botanical Garden -

Located in Miami Beach, Florida, the botanical garden is a small area where you can walk through to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. (Upload Date: Jan 5, 2012)

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New Art Deco Museum, Miami Beach Centennial

The city of Miami Beach will celebrate its 100th birthday in March 2015. As part of the Centennial festivities, the city asked local historian and author, Seth Bramson, to write a history book about the city which he previewed at the newly opened Art Deco Museum on Ocean Drive. The museum, a project of the Miami Design Preservation League, will host lectures, tours and panel discussions during the centennial celebration. The museum, located 1001 Ocean Dr., showcases three major historic design styles in the Beach: Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco and Miami Modern (MiMo). The museum also features fashion, models of some of the city’s signature buildings and a Miami Beach Visual Memoirs project, that is, oral histories of people who have played a part in Miami Beach’s history. Read more at: New Art Deco Museum in Miami Beach details the city’s signature style (Miami Herald)
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MiMo Metamorphosis
MiMo's metamorphosis: Stretch of Biscayne Boulevard in bloom
“It's so reminiscent of what South Beach did. ... The city established the MiMo (short for Miami Modern) historic district in 2006 to protect its unique and ...

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Courtney Bingham, Beach Tweets

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Courtney Bingham displays slender figure in metallic bikini on beach inMiami as she tours with ...
Daily Mail
Courtney tweeted that day: 'Beach day in Miami @theraleighhotel #funinthesun in my Lisa Marie Fernandez James Bond girl bikini Euginia Kim hat.'.

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La Musa, Latin Artists


La Musa prizes draw Latin artists to Miami Beach
Fox News Latino
Artists, including singer Gloria Estefan, composer Omar Alfanno and singer David Bisbal, turned out at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach Hotel in Miami ...(read more at the links above)

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Art Basel Miami Beach, 2014 Exhibitors

Art Basel Miami Beach Reveals 2014 Exhibitors - News - Art in America: "Art Basel Miami Beach, among the biggest art fairs around, has named its exhibitors for its 2014 edition (Dec. 4-7). This year, 267 exhibitors (up slightly from 258 last year) from 31 countries will display their works to the 50,000 attendees the fair typically draws. The fees galleries pay for booths range from $10,000 to as much as $120,000. First-time exhibitors include Clifton Benevento, Garth Greenan Gallery and Simone Subal Gallery (all New York), as well as Freedman Fitzpatrick and Honor Fraser (both Los Angeles), and Michael Jon Gallery (Miami). Newcomers from abroad include Brazil's Central Galeria de Arte and Galeria Bergamin, along with Japan's Take Ninagawa and Y++ Wada Fine Arts and Beijing Commune from China...." (read more at link above)

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Miami Downtown Expo Center and Hotel Approved

Miami commission approves downtown expo center, hotel
"... While the project, designed by Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, includes 350,000 square feet of meeting space, larger gathering areas are limited to a 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall, a 60,000-square-foot ballroom, and a 40,000-square-foot junior ballroom, which are stacked in three tiers. That’s part of the reason Miami Beach officials, who are redeveloping their larger facility in South Beach, are welcoming the new convention space into downtown as complementary rather than competitive. “It pales in comparison to the size of the Miami Beach Convention Center exhibit space, but for us it’s very large,” said architect Bruce Brosch. MDM needed the commission’s approval for the project Thursday because the design violated certain aspects of Miami’s zoning code. Commissioners granted exemptions that allow the developer to build out the expo center over most of the 4.7-acre site, and allow the 54-story hotel to be built as designed atop the pedestal..." (read more at link above)

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Adaptive Beach For Those With Disabilities, Miami Beach

Sabrina Cohen teamed up with the City of Miami Beach to help improve beach access for those with disabilities. On June 23, 2014 the Miami Beach City Commission voted unanimously to approve the land use of the public space (Allison Park) at 64th and Collins Avenue for the project.

Miami Beach Debuts Adaptive Beach For Those With Disabilities « CBS Miami:"... Cohen, the Founder and President of the Sabrina Cohen Foundation (SCF), checked out the fruits of their labor first hand, the first fully adaptive beach and playground for our disabled residents and visitors. In addition to the adaptive beach and playground, SCF plans to launch and operate a diverse menu of adaptive fitness and recreational programs and activities. There are also new beach wheelchairs which assist users getting into, and out of, the water along with plans for hand cycling on the boardwalk...."

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South Beach Retail, Miami Beach, Retrospective Part Two
Renovated, reborn Shelborne ready to reopen on Miami Beach
Upgrades include a new high-profile restaurant, Morimoto South Beach; ... and some rooms got a new look; restaurants and retail spaces were added. ... whose company developed and co-owns the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach had ...

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Miami Beach Venture Taps New York Hotel Executives
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Faena District, the massive $1 billion hotel, retail and condo project under ... or soon-to-open upscale hotels after years of scant new supply in south ...

Agritourism in the southern part of the county is picking up a slice of Miami's tourism market
Far from the splashing waves and beach sand, South Dade is a different kind ... Retail sales only make up a quarter of his total revenue, and he says ...

Lincoln Road Project Revitalizes South Beach Retail Spaces
Switzerland-based architects, Herzog & DeMeuron, bring a new level of sophistication to South Beach with their first ever Miami project. 1111 Lincoln ...

Terranova Corp, Acadia Pay $139M for South Beach Retail Portfolio
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A joint venture of Terranova Corporation and Acadia Realty Trust acquired a retail portfolio on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, FL from South Beach ...

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South Beach Retail, Miami Beach, Retrospective Part One

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Investors Spend $22.5M on South Beach Retail
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A New York psychiatrist and his wife scooped up a prime retail parcel just off Alton Road in Miami Beach. Norton and Roslyn Nesis paid $22.5 million ...
New York couple buys $22.5M retail building on South Beach - South Florida Business Journal (blog)
New York couple buys prime South Beach property - The Real Deal Miami

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Adds ONE Bal Harbour to Florida Portfolio of Hotels on ...
Notable recent projects include The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach ...
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC Adds ONE Bal Harbour to Florida Portfolio of Hotels on ... - Marriott News Center

Retail Week

Store Gallery: The retail offer of Miami Beach's Lincoln Road Mall
Retail Week
This is a long, pedestrianised, open-air shopping centre that starts not far from the celebrated Art Deco district on Miami's South Beach. Along its ...
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Downtown Miami emerging as retail destination
... with high-end retail in Miami and Lincoln Road has emerged as an international high street retail hub in Miami Beach. But as South Florida's retail ...

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Art Basel, Miami Beach, Art Historical Survey

Art Basel in Miami Beach (ABMB) has established itself as one of the world’s foremost art fairs for all things brand new and cutting edge, and now the mega-fair is carving out some space for art history with its new “Survey” sector. Set to debut during this year’s edition, running December 4–7 (see “Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 Boasts an Intimidating 267 Galleries“), the Survey section will boast 13 mini art historical presentations, including 9 solo exhibitions and 4 thematic shows. (source infra)

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Art Basel in Miami Beach Launches Art Historical Sector
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Art Basel in Miami Beach (ABMB) has established itself as one of the world's foremost art fairs for all things brand new and cutting edge, and now the ...

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Fly In to See the Art Basel in Miami Beach with Peachtree Aviation
Timeless works from hundreds of international modern and contemporary artists will be on display in Miami Beach this winter. More than 75,000 ...

YachtBrasil USA Adds Italian Luxury Yachts Builder, Rio Yachts, to Miami Beach Collection
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YachtBrasil USA, Miami's premier purveyor of luxury yachts, is proud to announce the addition of Italian yacht builder, Rio Yachts, to its exclusive ...

Miami Beach Considers Solicitation Ban
NBC 6 South Florida
Miami Beach city officials want business owners to mind their manners, ... South Beach is loaded with merchants, hanging outside their stores, looking ...

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Shore Club, South Beach


South Beach's Shore Club joins condo craze
South Florida Business Journal
New York-based HFZ Capital Group, which bought the hotel at 1901 Collins Ave. for $175.3 million in December, hired Douglas Elliman to sell and ...
Shore Club repositioned with high-end condos - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

The Shore Club is Going Condo, Partially
Curbed Miami
Under new ownership, South Beach's iconic Shore Club Hotel is going condo, according to a press release just sent over. The 309 room hotel will ...

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Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach, Classic Miami Beach Hotel

The original 1940-vintage Shelborne hotel was grand in its day, expanded in 1950 by the architect Morris Lapidus in the postwar building boom that lured vacationers to Miami Beach--

The upgraded property reopens Wednesday as the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach, featuring a restored floating staircase by Mr. Lapidus, a period fountain and refurbished terrazzo floors. All 200 rooms were remodeled in midcentury style, with geometric patterned carpets, undulating headboards and vintage photos. Aiming for a balance of contemporary and classic elements, the Shelborne will house a Morimoto restaurant from the chef Masaharu Morimoto, and a retro lounge, the Drawing Room, from the mixologist Albert Trummer, who gained notice for his work at Apotheke in New York. Read more at A Vintage Miami Beach Hotel Gets a Makeover -

Website and Contact Info: Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach Luxury Hotel With Oceanfront Pool: Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach, 1801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: 1-305-531-1271

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