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South Beach, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000): 3457
Housing Units (2000): 2066
Land area (2000): 2.701172 sq. miles (6.996003 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 4.187699 sq. miles (10.846090 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6.888871 sq. miles (17.842093 sq. km)
FIPS code: 67192
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 27.595882 N, 80.338148 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
South Beach, FL
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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 Atlantic Ocean. 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, due to the development efforts of Carl G. Fisher, the Lummus Brothers, and John S. Collins, the latter of 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 a booming regional economy, increased tourism, and the 1926 hurricane, which destroyed much of the area. As of 2010, 39,186 people lived in South Beach.

South Beach (1993 TV series)

South Beach is an American action/adventure series that aired on NBC during the summer of 1993. The series was created by Dick Wolf and Robert DeLaurentis and starred Yancy Butler, who had been the lead actress a year earlier in another failed Wolf/DeLaurentis series, Mann & Machine.

Set in South Beach, Florida, the Modesty Blaise-inspired storyline had Butler playing Kate Patrick, a thief who, along with her partner Vernon, is given the choice of going to jail or working for a government agency run by a man named Roberts (played by John Glover). The series saw Kate and Vernon (played by Eagle-Eye Cherry) take on various missions for Roberts, which usually called on the duo to make use of their skills as thieves. The series also co-starred Patti D'Arbanville. The first episode guest-starred the British actor, Christopher Bowen as Dimitriev.

Seven episodes were produced of this series, but only six were aired.

South Beach (disambiguation)

South Beach is a neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida.

South Beach may also refer to:

South Beach (2006 TV series)

South Beach is a primetime television drama that ran from January 4 to February 22, 2006 on UPN. Created by Matt Cirulnick, one of its executive producers was singer/actress Jennifer Lopez. The program was panned by critics and shunned by viewers, finishing 152nd in the Nielsen TV ratings rankings for the 2005-06 season. It was canceled after eight first-run episodes. South Beach was produced by Paramount Television and 44 Blue Productions.

There are currently no plans to release South Beach on DVD and/or Blu-ray from Paramount Home Entertainment and CBS Home Entertainment.

South Beach (nightclub)

South Beach is an after hours nightclub located in Houston, Texas within the Neartown area which opened in 2002 on the former site of Club Heaven. The dance club located at 810 Pacific Street is popular among the city's gay community. Among South Beach’s many features is a full-color water-cooled matrix laser light show utilizing Kryogen Ifex liquid ice Jets that spray out a thick cloud of liquid Ice. The ice jets have the ability to reduce the temperature of the club by in a few seconds. Additionally, the club also features go-go boys.

South Beach is owned by Charles Armstrong. Charles Armstrong also owns a number of other gay venues in the same area, including JR's Bar & Grill, Montrose Mining Company, and Meteor.

South Beach (novel)

South Beach is a young adult novel by American author Aimee Friedman. It is a New York Times bestseller. The plot concerns two 16-year-old girls from New Jersey: Holly Jacobson, a sporty, reserved young girl, and Alexandria 'Alexa' St Laurent, a popular aspiring photographer with a wild side. The two former best friends take a trip to South Beach in Florida for their spring break, and find out that, occasionally, opposites attract.

South Beach was described as a light piece of teen chick-lit by the School Library Journal.

South Beach (Staten Island Railway station)

South Beach was a station on the demolished South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. It had two tracks and two side platforms, and was located at Sand Lane and Oceanside Avenue.

This station was the last stop on the South Beach Branch until the opening of the Wentworth Avenue in 1925, when the South Beach Branch was electrified. The ticket agent at South Beach controlled the lights for Wentworth Avenue. This station was abandoned when the SIRT discontinued passenger service on the South Beach Branch to Wentworth Abenue at midnight on March 31, 1953 because of city-operated bus competition.