South Beach Clubs Closing for Urban Beach Week

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Photo by Ivon David Rojas

South Beach is 'bout to be mobbed.

It's almost Memorial Day weekend in the 305 (otherwise known as Urban Beach Week), the annual four-day span during which the beach (as well as mainland Miami) gets swarmed by famous rappers, celebrity strippers, and 250,000 party people from all over the Dirty South.

Now, some Dade County residents choose to flee for the holiday. And this year, certain SoBe clubs are even choosing to close till the Urban throng leaves town.

See also: Miami's Memorial Day Weekend 2014: Ten Best Parties

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Photo by Logan Fazio

For those unfamiliar with Urban Beach Week ...

There will be unruly crowds. The streets will be filled with donks and whips. Nearly naked ladies will be riding rented bicycles. And grown men will be spotted wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pants, but no shirts.

To try and control the masses, Miami Beach police will be closing roads, manning DUI checkpoints, and erecting watch towers on busy city streets like Ocean Drive.

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Photo by Ivon David Rojas

All weekend, from 7 a.m. on Friday till 7 a.m. on Tuesday, MDPD will be closing Ocean Drive to traffic while street parking will be prohibited along Collins Avenue between Fifth and 15th streets.

The cops will also be searching for drunk drivers. They will be running license plates for outstanding warrants. And they will be on the lookout for stolen cars.

Meanwhile, the MacArthur and Julia Tuttle causeways will be nearly impassable. And only locals will be allowed to cross the Venetian.

Location Info

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Set Nightclub

320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL

Category: Music

Mokai

235 23rd St., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Music

Bamboo

550 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL

Category: Music

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walkersophiayga
walkersophiayga

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justseagull
justseagull

They need to ban the groid, or feed em to the sharks.

hispania2112
hispania2112

niggers all over the place, what a smelly sight!

foodforthought
foodforthought

My white girlfriend is a waitress on ocean drive.  Today she made twice the amount of tips without any problems. I might assume the restaurants sales were up over last weekend.

jilltracey1
jilltracey1

I am just WAITING with baited breathe for one of you to have the balls to stop using all this flowery language and say what you really want to say...."Run for your lives The Niggas are Coming!!!! The Niggas are Coming!!!! OMG I am amazed at how many way you have found to say that over the years without actually using the words.  But trust me, we speak "I'm not a racist" - cause it truly is it's own language - and we see right through that ish... It's like that Chris Rock joke that being white beats being rich.  "Not one white person in this audience would trade places with me, and I'm RICH!"


Amazing. I just really don't know why for the love of God they keep coming?  We're free now folks.  You can go spend your money and have fun with people who WANT your business.  Stop begging at the gates niggas...It's time to find a new position...

rajon.rondo
rajon.rondo

white people don't get crazy out of control, riot and act stupid?  lol apprently you've never seen a Dave Mathews Band concert in Connecticut...drunk, fights, rape, drug OD....all on the regular.   not sure why since that band sucks balls.

ganeyn
ganeyn

I never comment on blogs...but I had to for this one. I am black and 90% of my black friends said they would NEVER go to Miami for this Hood Rat nonsense. Some went once and said they would never go again. Black people are not going to this event, ratchet negros are going to this event. wannabe rappers and strippers. When they first started saying they didn't want this event in Miami beach/South beach I thought it was racist..then I saw the pics, the nudity, the shooting video, the damage to property and once again the NUDITY. So I went to my rental with my friends last weekend and avoided this weekend like the plague. I am not an uncle tom/aunt sally just a woman who doesn't want to see topless women and men with gold teeth peeing next to buildings. 

timmydubrocq
timmydubrocq

Cluster fuck of ghetto people and hood rats..that's are chance to nuke them while they are condense to a single spot

DanielDelCaribe
DanielDelCaribe

The restaurant and clubs know from experience black people DO NOT  spend MONEY or TIP, but are high maintenance and problematic. 

Eric Puntervold
Eric Puntervold

Club owners like when people spend lots of money in their club. If they thought they'd make lots of money, I'm pretty sure they'd be open like normal.

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

Ms. DadeCountyMostWanted... EVERYTHING IN AMERICA IS RACE DRIVEN! Ever heard of the "Civil Rights Mafia", run by Jesse Jackson & Al Sharpton?!?! As long people profit from it, they'll ride that wave. Now, do I blame club owners to close their doors on such a weekend?! No, cuz niggas, NOT NECESARILY AFRO AMERICANS, don't spend money and are nothing but a bunch of poseurs. Ultra?! It takes place in Miami, as far away from the beach as possible and its fans are KIDS, not grown-ups who behave the way children should. The "n" word too loosely?! Well... Being the tax payer that I am, can run with it and that's a perk that my fiscal contributions, as well as my first amendment, enable (wanna go Sterling on me now?!).

Joel Aresty
Joel Aresty

We miss our friends But not that weekend

DadeCounty's MostWanted
DadeCounty's MostWanted

Some of you on this post using the term "nigga" too losely. The article alone is race driven and the comments made it worse. I'm so disgusted with the way YOU PEOPLE think. Bunch of ignorant mofos.

stephen108260
stephen108260

Well, I think it's understood now that Negro's are not just white people with a tan, these are a completely different sub-species hominid and genetically and biologically violent.  Most normal (white) people just want to get away from them?

brianjschumer
brianjschumer

Good to see, I worked Armani X store three years ago, on Memorial day, saw a bike cop get jumped, no respect at all.

Most of the guys have no spending money and stay outside drinking 40's or one Wet Willy slushhy... drifting about  bothering girls outside. Some white girls do go and dig this. Most of the black girls I have seen on this weekend aside from the big heavy Oprah looking ghetto Ja-mamas, are low key and some pretty hot ones, and not into the craziness of their brerethern brothers. Hopefully they can go to Mytle Beach or somehwere else soon.

James Kelley
James Kelley

Screw south beach head for Dania Beach on saturday night. Major music going on. jk

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

Urban Weekend is about raining down on SoBe, to see and be seen then hope for a celebrity glimpse. "...yo yo son, I peeped Diddy n' shit, Dawg!!"

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

Besides, niggas don't spend the kinda money these "white kids" blow on that weekend. No sir!!

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

How many kids are injured under a hail of bullets, or raped or jumped while at ULTRA?!

thawn
thawn

@jilltracey1 It's "bated breath," not baited breathe.

dedegray718
dedegray718

@rajon.rondo You are right as far as the U.S. goes, but have you ever seen the soccer hooligans in Europe? About as violent as it gets, but they usually do it with fists and feet.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZi9R5do_-s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MMv-1UTf0I


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wsr1NSHXAc


I'm just saying that its not a race thing, but African Americans DO need some major realignment. I'm Black, but I never allowed my kids to mix with the likes of these people. Subsequently I have two in the USMC and one at UNC-Chapel Hill. Its about upbringing and people who think they're Lil Wayne and Nikki Minaj

dedegray718
dedegray718

I agree with you. If they wanna act like "niggas" then that's what they should be called. Me, I'm a productive Afro Anerican who served his country proudly and took advantage of the opportunities that this great ccountry offers. Anybody who doesn't is taking up space and oxygen

adam7456
adam7456

Do you realize your name here is a play on the urban culture of violence?  You are promoting criminals and violence as a good thing and then wonder why people don't like you.  Hint, it has nothing to do with race.  Most of America does not accept the level of crime and violence that you seem to be encouraging.  The only disgusting thing here your celebration of the urban culture of violence.  

DanielDelCaribe
DanielDelCaribe

Black people need to start accepting responsibility for their actions and stop blaming EVERYTHING on RACE

stephen108260
stephen108260

Stop being so silly.  Having intoxicated, unlicensed,  and unleashed Negro's wandering in and out of your business is just crazy considering their violent and erratic genetic tendencies.  These guys are just using common sense?

mathewolmoz
mathewolmoz

@stephen108260  White people cause wars and ruined Europe during WWII exterminating millions and killed most of the Native Americans so rethink your opinion.  You sound very uneducated:)

fuckyoucrackerssucky
fuckyoucrackerssucky

check the stats for this ultra idiot. the white kids are stuffing noses with coke and swallowing x 


betfjuyt
betfjuyt

alright so... you do realize there are 45 million of us? So... yeah. We have black trash too. I, myself, and my family dont have to take responsibility for any of the foolishness going on south beach. Not my scene. And as far as black people not spendimg money or tipping, there are many conferences and conclaves that welcome us with open arms for the impact we bring (Black Enterprise Confernce, NSBE, Football classics ETC). You show your racist views when u lump us all together. Sad thing is you dont realize it. Thats whats irritating about this whole thing.

fuckyoucrackerssucky
fuckyoucrackerssucky

@stephen108260 generic tendencies like ..idk relocating a group of people from one continent to another in cuffs? 

one day you'll realize tendencies are taught and learned 

cops is just as crooked as the niggas they chasin. 

concern yourself with your receding hairlines and porn addictions. 

dedegray718
dedegray718

@hispania2112 @lysoljerkinz Where I live its the Mexicans who cause all the mayhem because they wanna be "Gang Related". You're no better than them. If you don't like the Niggers then pack up Jose. Go tag your own casa. Beans and disease senor maricon

fatman6502002
fatman6502002

@betfjuyt  I thought he was making the case for personal responsibility; I don't think he meant it as you as a black person have to accept responsibility for things that other black people do. At least I hope I interpreted his comment correctly. Either way you should not feel the burden of what other individuals do just because they're of the same race. I would never accept responsibility for what another white person did, I, like you, am only responsible for what I do and how I behave.

dr888
dr888

You're right, many of those comments are disgusting and out of hand. Suck it up my brother, Clarence Thomas, Condoleeza Rice, Col. Alan West, Michael Steele and scores others have had more insults thrown at them than you could imagine.    But the sentiment is correct, the govt. will not solve the problems in the black community until the black community divests itself of it's govt. slaveowner...........

fatman6502002
fatman6502002

@fuckyoucrackerssucky  You were not relocated anywhere because you were never a slave. But if you want to relocate to, lets say, Freetown Liberia I will pay your way and you can go back to what you perceive is your mother continent. 

dr888
dr888

At least they got a free ride.The ones who aren't starving and can scrape enough cash together are buying plane tickets to come to this "racist" country......go figure! And for what it's worth, I suspect both you and the vast majority of these "Urban Revelers"  never even heard of '94 Rwanda, arguably the most vicious and horrible case of genocide against any race, in this case, blacks BY BLACKS, the world has ever witnessed since the holocaust.   And since you're obviously clueless, slavery still exists on the African continent.   In fact, take a trip to Nigeria, the Boco Haram will gladly sell you sell you a nubile, black teenage girl......... ..Take your head out of your butt, the lack of oxygen does nothing but to enhance your ignorance of present and past history.

fullcircle44
fullcircle44

@dedegray718 @hispania2112 @lysoljerkinz

Thank you Hispania for showing me your level of intelligence, education, compassion, humanity and ability to use the word nigger in a plethora (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plethora) of long form sentences.


You have gone beyond the point of showing me that African Americans are not welcome in your town but have also shown me that the vast majority of you have forgotten that you and/or your parents are not from this country, may not have citizenship and survive in part or as a whole because of the hospitality industry for which you are at most likely the bottom of.


The white high end people that you so eagerly lick ass; you know the ones that come from the North East look down on you and most importantly would not welcome you in their towns (of course unless you were there to clean them). 


So you have succeeded at putting down one race and participating in a class system all in an attempt to look like those folks that will never accept you.


So the next time INS decides to snatch up you mother and deport her regardless if she is a functioning member of society that helps stimulate the economy, think of those niggas that might otherwise bring in the money that will help you pay for your moms legal fees. 


Matter fact think of those black faces who work for INS as they shove your mother in a jail and call her a subhuman beast.


Everything has a way of coming full circle.


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