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Urban Beach Week

Are You Racist If You Flee South Beach Memorial Day Weekend?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 07.27.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Urban Beach Week is a hip-hop festival held in South Beach for almost 15 years. It attracts similar numbers to Art Basel and Winter Music Conference, but unlike the European art snobs of Basel, or the hyper-energetic EDM heads at Ultra, UBW attracts a crowd that seems to rattle this city like no other event we host. Is this fair?

Victims Shot By Cops Still Don't Know Why | Posted 08.25.2013 | Miami

MIAMI BEACH (CBS4) -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 Ur...

This Is An Outrage

Miami Herald | Julie K. Brown | Posted 08.13.2013 | Miami

A Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge is considering whether to levy legal sanctions against Miami Beach for failing to comply with a court order to turn o...

WATCH: Was This Necessary?

CBS Miami | Peter D’Oench | Posted 07.29.2013 | Miami

DORAL(CBS4) - Dramatic new cell phone video showed a Miami-Dade Police Officer restraining a teenager on Haulover Beach on Memorial Day; and that 14-y...

LOOK: Urban Beach Week 2013 | Posted 07.28.2013 | Miami

Crowds during the Memorial Day weekend, AKA Urban Beach Week, on Miami Beach were noticeably thinner this year -- perhaps thanks to the unwelcoming po...

Prepare For The Crush

Miami Herald | CHRISTINA VEIGA AND EVAN S. BENN | Posted 07.23.2013 | Miami

Miami Beach is holding its collective breath through Monday, hoping to dodge the human stampedes, tear gas and deadly police shootings that have marre...

Family Of Man Shot 16 Times By Police Files Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Miami

MIAMI, May 21 (Reuters) - The family of a 22-year-old man who was shot 16 times by police two years ago during a hip-hop festival in Miami Beach fil...

WATCh: How This Year's Memorial Day Compares

Posted 05.29.2012 | Miami

Despite rumors of a 2,000-arrest quota for Memorial Day weekend, Miami Beach Police arrested just 373 people during the traditionally raucous four-day...