Urban Beach Weekend
In an effort to control the massive crowds expected during the Urban Beach Weekend over the Memorial Day holiday on Miami Beach, police will enforce what they call a zero tolerance policy.
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.
As 2011 draws to a close, it could only mean one of many things, besides whipping out that New Years resolutions list. It’s time for another year in review as we begin our top stories of 2011 coming out of Florida, especially here at home in South Florida.
It’s where most police officers back in the day got their start, the good ole walking beat.
Miami Beach police chief Carlos Noriega, whose final year in office has been marked by problems with officers under his command, will end his control of the department Friday, according to a letter sent by City Manager Jorge Gonzalez.
In a town hall meeting about what to do with Urban Beach Weekend, Miami Beach Mayor Mattie Bower told residents, “it’s something that will probably continue.”
In front of Miami Beach City Hall Friday evening, a small crowd gathered for a rally calling for an end to Urban Beach weekend after the shootings and arrests that happened last weekend.
A man who was shot during the shootout on South Beach during the Memorial Day weekend spoke out about the incident Friday.
Saying ‘enough is enough’ several community activists are gathering forces for a rally Friday evening in front of Miami Beach City Hall to urge city leaders to end Urban Beach Weekend.
A man killed in a police involved shooting Miami Beach over the Memorial Day weekend is believed to be the same man wanted for shooting a gas station clerk in Boynton Beach last November.