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Neighborhoods.com Why Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road Is for Locals

2019-07-30T15:49:19-04:00

Read the original article here  NATALIE KEITH MIAMI LOCAL LIFE Why Miami Beach's Lincoln Road Is for Locals Tourists who visit Miami Beach have long frequented the Lincoln Road Mall, an eight-block, pedestrian-friendly stretch from Alton Road to Washington Avenue. With more than 350 restaurants, shops, galleries, bars, and cultural outlets—not to mention the endless people-watching opportunities—it’s hard not to find something to keep you busy here. But how do locals feel about Lincoln Road? Do they have the same type of love-hate relationship residents have with tourist attractions in other cities—enjoying the economic rewards it brings while simultaneously loathing the fanny-packed masses who [...]

Neighborhoods.com Why Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road Is for Locals2019-07-30T15:49:19-04:00

Lincoln Road Now Home to 1,000 Blooming Orchids

2019-07-11T14:13:56-04:00

Partnership with Fairchild Botanic Garden Spurs Conservation Effort and Latest Instagrammable Moment on the iconic pedestrian mall.MIAMI BEACH, July 8, 2019 –Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road District, recognized as the cultural and social hub of Miami Beach, announces its latest permanent installation – 1,000 orchids, planted along the pedestrian street’s trees between Meridian Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. The orchids, which more than a century ago blanketed oak and mahogany trees throughout South Florida, will be attached to the Road’s existing trees as part of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s The Million Orchid Project.  Lincoln Road already welcomes more than 11 million visitors annually, and [...]

Lincoln Road Now Home to 1,000 Blooming Orchids2019-07-11T14:13:56-04:00

South Florida Business Journal 05/31/19

2019-07-02T11:02:34-04:00

Lincoln Road could soon be home to more local shops Developers hope to renovate the pedestrian paths running through Lincoln Road. View the original article (subscription required). By Matthew Arrojas  – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal May 31, 2019, 2:02pm EDT A healthy blend of mom-and-pop shops and national retail chains are key to the continued success of Lincoln Road, and the shopping district is looking to strike that perfect balance. In order to get to that point, the district needs to attract more local businesses, said Lyle Stern, president of the real estate company Koniver Stern Group and board member of the Lincoln Road [...]

South Florida Business Journal 05/31/192019-07-02T11:02:34-04:00

Miami Herald – A Miami symphony gets back to the Beatles by playing from a rooftop to mark history

2019-01-31T08:21:34-04:00

Originally published in the Miami Herald 01/31/2019 - read the original article here. “Hey! What’s that sound?/Everybody look — what’s going down? Wrong song, but that might be the right reaction. Hundreds of people will look up Wednesday afternoon after hearing some familiar tunes coming from the top of the iconic 1111 Lincoln Road garage. They’ll see see a re-creation of a famous event of 50 years ago — Jan. 30, 1969. Miami Beach, once again, gets a dose of Beatlemania. At 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Miami Beach’s New World Symphony will perform a free one-hour set of Beatles favorites live on [...]

Miami Herald – A Miami symphony gets back to the Beatles by playing from a rooftop to mark history2019-01-31T08:21:34-04:00

Lincoln Road Showcases Event Spaces

2018-10-08T17:04:50-04:00

Iconic Promenade Offers Venues for any Occasion Miami Beach, FLA., April XX, 2018 – As the Miami Beach Convention Center  prepares to fully re-open after a multi-million dollar renovation, the adjacent iconic neighbor, Lincoln Road, has launched a dedicated website for meeting & event planners.  The site, https://lrbid.com/, showcases a wide range of off-site venues perfect for corporate meetings and events just steps from the convention center floor. Pairing superior hospitality with world-class amenities, Lincoln Road, recognized as the cultural and social heart of Miami Beach, is quickly emerging as the go-to location for South Florida meetings and special events. Meeting [...]

Lincoln Road Showcases Event Spaces2018-10-08T17:04:50-04:00

Miami New Drama presents Kristoffer Diaz’s The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

2018-01-22T08:16:03-04:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erik Rodriguez January 16, 2018 press@miaminewdrama.org 305-674-1040 Miami New Drama presents Kristoffer Diaz's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity Pulitzer Prize finalist opens Jan. 25 at the Colony Theatre, Lincoln Road (Miami Beach, January 16, 2018) Miami New Drama continues its groundbreaking season with Kristoffer Diaz's potent political satire The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, a body-slamming take on racism, stereotypes and a battle for the American soul set in the flamboyant world of pro wrestling. Presented in partnership with Sarasota's Asolo Rep, one of the premiere regional theaters in the country, this Pulitzer Prize finalist in [...]

Miami New Drama presents Kristoffer Diaz’s The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity2018-01-22T08:16:03-04:00

Iconic Promenade Presents Live on Lincoln

2018-01-22T08:17:24-04:00

Iconic Promenade Presents Live on Lincoln Live Musical Performances Scheduled through Spring 2018 Miami Beach, FLA., Jan. 10, 2018 - Lincoln Road, the iconic pedestrian promenade, recognized as the cultural and social heart of Miami Beach, continues to add to its lineup of world-class shopping, dining and cultural pursuit options. In 2018, Lincoln Road will welcome an ongoing line-up of live performances and events with its newly debuted Live on Lincoln series. Presented by the Lincoln Road Business Improvement District, Live on Lincoln will feature live performances by the South Beach Chamber Ensemble, interactive Tango opportunities, live performances by New World [...]

Iconic Promenade Presents Live on Lincoln2018-01-22T08:17:24-04:00

Miami New Drama to Create Theatrical Adaptation of Famed Cocaine Cowboys Documentary

2018-01-22T08:13:00-04:00

Miami New Drama to Create Theatrical Adaptation of Famed Cocaine Cowboys Documentary Collaboration with rakontur's Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman Supported by a $150,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant Miami Beach, FLA., December 4, 2017 - Groundbreaking theater troupe Miami New Drama will bring a vital piece of Miami history to the Colony Theatre stage with a new play based on rakontur's visceral 2006 documentary Cocaine Cowboys, directed by Billy Corben. Part of Miami New Drama's "Voice of Miami" Play Development Lab, the collaboration fulfills the troupe's mission to create original, nationally relevant drama that tells stories unique to Miami. Set to [...]

Miami New Drama to Create Theatrical Adaptation of Famed Cocaine Cowboys Documentary2018-01-22T08:13:00-04:00

New Store Openings on Lincoln Road

2018-01-22T08:22:18-04:00

New Store Openings on Lincoln Road ~ The iconic promenade announces new retail and restaurants~ Miami Beach, FLA., November 15, 2017 - Known as the cultural and social spine of Miami Beach, the iconic pedestrian promenade Lincoln Road continues to add to its lineup of world-class shopping, dining and cultural pursuit options. The past year has been marked as a year of new store openings for Lincoln Road with more businesses slated to open their doors by the start of 2018. Below is a selection of recently opened businesses on Lincoln Road: Lebo Art Opened May 2017 at 1674 Meridian Avenue [...]

New Store Openings on Lincoln Road2018-01-22T08:22:18-04:00

Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival

2018-01-22T08:16:43-04:00

Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival Headlined by Branford Marsalis -January 5-7, 2018- Miami Beach, FLA., November 7, 2017 - Lincoln Road, the social and civic spine of Miami Beach, will once again bring many of the biggest names in jazz to the iconic promenade this January. The second annual South Beach Jazz Festival will take place January 5-7, 2018, and will include many performances free and open for everyone to enjoy under the evening stars. Headlining this year's festival is saxophone legend and former "Tonight Show" band leader, Branford Marsalis. Marsalis will take the stage of the historic [...]

Lincoln Road to Host South Beach Jazz Festival2018-01-22T08:16:43-04:00
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