Brooklyn Park, MN
Lisa Piper Menkin Stegeman
Photograph - Pictures I Take Of Myself Or My Travels Around The World
This boardwalk has seen it all !!
The stories it could tell !!
For decades this image has stood
for a decadent paradise.
Filled with greed, antisemitism,
Love,Loss, Glamour, & Fun.
South Beach, also nicknamed SoBe,
is a neighborhood in the city of
Miami Beach, Florida, United States,
located due east of Miami city
proper between Biscayne Bay and the
The area encompasses all of the barrier
islands of Miami Beach south of Indian Creek.
This area was the first section of
Miami Beach to be developed,
starting in the 1910s,
thanks to the development
efforts of Carl G. Fisher,
the Lummus Brothers, and John S. Collins,
the latter whose construction
of the Collins Bridge provided the
first vital land link between
mainland Miami and the beaches.
The area has gone through numerous
artificial and natural changes over the years,
including devastating hurricanes ........
Art Deco, Jackie Gleason ,
Scarface, Miami Vice,
& actual real life issues !!!
Ocean Drive is the easternmost
street in South Beach, and stems
from south of First to 15th Street,
running in a north-south direction.
Ocean Drive is responsible for the
South Beach aesthetic that most
out-of-town visitors expect.
It is a popular Spring Break and
tourist area, including the famous,
yet predominantly local, Pearl and
Nikki Beach night spots. It is also home
to several prominent restaurants
(including "News Cafe," "Mango's,"
and the MTV-popularized "Clevelander")
and is the site of Gianni Versace's
former ocean front mansion
March 9th, 2013
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