The Florida Blogup: Buildings, Beers, and the Miami Arena

Jul 5, 2013

Miami Arena before its demolition

Miami Arena Opened 25 Years Ago This Week

Blogger Bill Cooke reminisces when the Arena opened in 1988 through newspaper clips.

When it first opened in Downtown, many said it would bring in business and revitalize the area, but the only thing it attracted was a sports bar that failed.

The blogger has more newspaper clips detailing the arena’s history at Random Pixels.

Building To Replace Bal Harbour Beach Club Approved

Rendering of the approved building
Credit via Curbed Miami

Bal Harbour Village approved the construction of Oceana Bal Harbour. The building, designed by Aquitectonica, will have 250 units starting at $2 million each.

Sean McCaughan at Curbed Miami has more details.

Funky Buddha Beers Come To Miami

Funky Buddha Brewery held its grand opening this week, and its beer will be served at local bars and restaurants.

They will be sending out two beers: their Hop Gun IPA and Floridian Hefeweizen.

A blogger at South Florida Beer Blog has more.

Art Show At Sweat Records Opens Next Friday

Analog Art: Where Art Meets Vinyl fuses music with visual art at Sweat Records; over 30 artists are displaying original pieces that have incorporated vinyl.

MIA Brewing Co. is providing beer and there will be an after-party at Wood Tavern.

A blogger at the Sweat Records blog has more details.