It was May 30th, 2011. Memorial Day. At 4 a.m. a crowd remained along famed Collins Avenue on Miami Beach, the last day of an Urban Beach weekend that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to town. A small car drove South on Collins, in the wrong lane. It swerved, side-swiping some other vehicles along the way. As the car approached 14th street, police officers opened fire.
Driving along a section of Collins Avenue is about to get a bit more challenging. Beginning Monday construction will get underway between 5th Street and Lincoln Road.
Sun, sand, music and heightened security pretty much sums up Memorial Day Weekend on South Beach.
The family of Stefano Riccioletti, who was killed in a hit and run crash on Miami Beach last week, has filed a lawsuit against the woman who was allegedly driving, Karlie Tomica, and the Nikki Beach Club.
Miami Beach police have made an arrest in a deadly hit and run accident in front of a popular Miami Beach hotel and they can thank a quick-thinking Good Samaritan for making such a quick arrest.
A plush, 393-room hotel was scheduled to open Wednesday in Miami Beach. So what happened?
Miami Beach Fire Rescue paramedics were unable to save a woman pulled from ocean on Sunday.
Off of Collins Avenue and 17th Street on Miami Beach stands a 140 room boutique hotel that is now the newest hotspot in town and it hasn’t even “officially” opened yet!
Miami Beach residents who have concerns about traffic and massive crowds over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday and Urban Beach weekend can express them Thursday night at a community meeting.
If South Floridians had to save all of their road patience and etiquette for one day, it would be Thursday.