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  Urban beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An urban beach is a playful place in the inner city where people can wear beach attire and splash around without being in violation of the laws and standards of appropriateness that otherwise exist within the formal downtown setting.
A rooftop urban beach is known as a blue roof.
Water runoff from the urban beach is captured by a green roof (rooftop garden oasis).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Urban_beach   (1892 words)

  
 Beach Driving
Driving on the beaches of the Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach areas is a Volusia County tradition dating back to the early days of the automobile.
The beach is open to vehicles from sunrise to sunset Nov. 1 through April 30 and from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., May 1 through Oct. 31.
beach zones exist from the North Peninsula State Recreation Area to Granada Boulevard in Ormond by the Sea; from Emilia Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores to Beach Street in Ponce Inlet and from 27th Avenue in New Smyrna Beach to Canaveral National Seashore in Bethune Beach.
volusia.org /beach/beach2.htm   (423 words)

  
 HIC - Privatization of Clifton Beach
Issues related to utilization of urban beaches thus need to be understood in the true perspective of their existence and emerging scenarios.
The stretch of the beach with its dimensional characteristics are hence forth established.
Allotment' of Clifton beach by V. The Clifton bay, the only view of the open sea easily accessible to the common residents of Karachi, and the Clifton beach were exposed to sewage disposal, oil spills, floating wrecks and urban encroachments in the past.
www.hic-net.org /articles.asp?PID=224   (3036 words)

  
 Miami Beach Visitors
South Beach was named as America’s Top Urban Beach according to a nationwide environmental study conducted by the Surfrider Foundation; an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the world’s coastal resources.
Beach), the foremost expert on beaches and the director of the International Hurricane Center at Florida International University.
The report identifies the good, bad and the ugly of how America’s beaches are managed and identifies 10 urban beaches as examples for others to follow.
www.miamibeachfl.gov /visitor/asp/surfrider.asp   (259 words)

  
 Urban Beach London — Urban Beach at the Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch
The urban beach features genuine Caribbean sand flown in from Jamaica, spread over a 437 square-yard area at the Old Truman Brewery car park.
The beach is the brainchild of two local Shoreditch residents inspired by inner-city beaches in other major European cities.
The beach will be a hub of activity in Shoreditch and the only place in London to lounge in true Caribbean style.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /urban-beach-london_index.html   (297 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Sand and the city: Urban beaches appear in Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The beach, lying in the shadows of St. Peter's Basilica and Castel Sant'Angelo, is built with trucked-in sand and synthetic grass.
The urban beaches are open already, for their fourth season, and will remain open through September.
The beach is called "Blijburg," which means "Happy Village." Although it's been a big hit, a 19-year-old man drowned last summer, raising safety concerns and prompting the city to erect big orange fences between the beach and water.
www.usatoday.com /travel/destinations/2005-07-03-paris-beaches_x.htm   (833 words)

  
 Boston Area Beaches
This gently curving beach has all the joggers on the sea side and all the food shacks on the city side.
Moswetuset Hummock, at the beach's northern end, is a mix of woodland trails and marshland used in the 1600s as a Native American summer campsite.
These beaches are scattered throughout Lynn, Nahant, and Swampscott, and include 4 miles of waterfront, 2 miles of jogging trails, a mile-long system of fragile sand dunes (Long Beach), and tide pools brimming with marine life (Red Rock Park).
www.bu.edu /mfeldman/026/beaches.html   (1262 words)

  
 Man Beach Cruiser | Cruiser Bicycle | Beach Cruisers
One feature of the Firmstrong beach cruisers worth noting is that all of the frames come equipped with bottle cage ready threads built into the frame.
The beach cruiser has become a status symbol of the beach lover and the beach coastal living life style.
For many years California and Florida surfers, beach lovers and outdoor enthusiast have used the beach cruiser as their mode of transportation to and from the beach.
www.cheapbeachbikes.com /site/1558634/page/659771   (970 words)

  
 Boston from the beach - UrbanPlanet.org
A couple of panos of DT Boston from a beach in Quincy, probably 6 to 8 miles from town.
The Quincy Beaches especially Wollaston Beach, have a higher average of needing to be closed.
This urban beach features a continuous walkway, seawall, and concession stands on the land side of Quincy Shore Drive.
www.urbanplanet.org /forums/index.php?showtopic=1435   (823 words)

  
 Architecture Rensselaer - Faculty Work & Research - William Masie - Playa Urbana / Urban Beach (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One, almost archeological, aspect of the installation, which blended with the overriding conceptual idea of surf, surface and sensuality, is the transposition of urban landscape data from Mexico City to the courtyard via digital mapping.
All the constructed material that comprise the built aspect of this project are filtered through a series of construction techniques and computer technology developed principally by its author as a way of moving directly from abstraction to architectural space.
The pools are constructed out of polystyrene foam with the use of a computer numerically controlled milling machine in a similar fashion, then sprayed with a flexible plastic utilized in industrial processes such as the Alaskan pipeline and truck-beds.
www.arch.rpi.edu /faculty/playa2002.htm   (407 words)

  
 Urban Rec – Vancouver BC's Sport and Social Club
Urban Rec is Vancouver's Premier provider of Coed Beach 4's and 6's Beach Volleyball.
Urban Rec operates three seasons of outdoor volleyball per year starting in late April and finishing up in Early September.
Beach Volleyball is an outdoor sport and in Vancouver that means that occasionally we get a rainout.
www.urbanrec.ca /default.aspx?id=Beach+Volleyball   (238 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Urban Runoff Poses Increased Health Threat For Surfers, Other Beach Users
The findings suggest that widespread exposure to urban runoff at beaches in highly populated areas increases health risks to all swimmers, even when pollution levels are within current environmental monitoring guidelines.
Beach Pollution Is Worst During New And Full Moon (August 2, 2005) -- A new study of 60 beaches in Southern California suggests that water pollution varies with the lunar cycle, reaching the highest levels when tides are ebbing during the new and full moon.
Beach -- A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2004/04/040406084353.htm   (2013 words)

  
 Stormwater | Moonlight Beach
The source of the pollution was perennial dry-season urban runoff from Cottonwood Creek, which discharges at Moonlight Beach.
Today the beach attracts swimmers, surfers, and divers, as well people who are out to enjoy a game of recreational or competitive volleyball.
Finally, because the facility site is in an urban beach area visible to homeowners, a seafoam-green enclosure helped the treatment facility blend into its surroundings.
www.forester.net /sw_0305_moonlight.html   (2652 words)

  
 SEASIDE NAMED A TOP 10 URBAN BEACH beachside rentals, lodging, OR, Oregon, Oregon beaches
The Surfrider Foundation, an international nonprofit company dedicated to the protection of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches, named Seaside as the tenth best urban beach in the United States in its first State of the Beaches Report.
South Beach in Miami, Florida ranked first in the study, followed by Waikiki Beach in Honolulu; Panama City, Florida Beach; and East Beach in Santa Barbara, California.
The State of the Beaches Report was produced by Surfrider in collaboration with the country’s leading coastal scientists and underwritten by Mazda North American Operations.
www.seasidevacationhomes.com /topten.html   (422 words)

  
 Whats Poppin Central - Your Source For Black Events
Urban Beach Week, a.k.a Memorial Day weekend, on Miami’s south beach is one of the premier summertime events for over 250,000 young African American Adults ages 22-30.
Urban professionals convene on the beach to partake in a relaxing 4 days of networking, business card passing, and seminars.
Yes, this year the Urban Beach Week weekend passes are a must for this weekend.
www.whatspoppincentral.com /Content_2532.html   (886 words)

  
 ALLAMANDA BEACH HOTEL | Urban Trotter - THE HOTEL SPECIALIST ®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Allamanda Beach Hotel is a 50 room property located on the picturesque south coast of Barbados.
Situat ed just 3 minutes drive from our sister hotel Amaryllis Beach Resort, a 150- room 4-star property, located on the fabulous Palm Beach in the Garrison His toric area, with safe swimming, excellent snorkeling and free non-motorized water sports.
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www.urbantrotter.com /227276/hotel.aspx   (531 words)

  
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Urban Beach Culture © 2006 • Privacy Policy
Urban Beach Culture is a South Florida based, website services company, that specializes in web design, promotional article writing, newsletters, photo designs, e-zine article submissions, merchant account setup, keyword choices (for better search engine optimization) and public relations.
Urban Beach Culture can help the Internet aspect of your small business, club, sports league, band or any other personal interest.
www.urbanbeachculture.com   (149 words)

  
 Florida Beaches: Panama City Beach Florida on the Gulf of Mexico
During the day the beach is abuzz with activities on the sand, on the surf and under the sea.
Volleyball and Frisbee games take place on the beach with parasailing, jet skiing, boating and windsurfing on the water while scuba divers and snorkelers spy playful bottle-nosed dolphins, sea turtles and manta rays underwater.
Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, the country's foremost expert on beaches, selected Panama City Beach as the #1 beach in America in his 1995 annual rankings.
www.thebeachloversbeach.com /do/beaches   (432 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Urban Beach Week marred by violence in Miami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
MIAMI (AP) — A man was fatally stabbed and another shot and injured in a busy downtown nightclub on Memorial Day, marring an annual hip-hop celebration at South Florida nightspots.
In recent years, South Florida, and Miami Beach in particular, has drawn thousands of fans of hip-hop music and culture over the Memorial Day weekend, which is billed as Urban Beach Week.
Most arrests were for misdemeanors, such as drinking in public or disorderly conduct.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-05-29-miami-violence_x.htm?csp=34   (325 words)

  
 Huntington Beach - California; urban renewal - Brief Article Sunset - Find Articles
Around it spreads the nearly 200,000-person city of Huntington Beach, whose tile-roofed homes and condominiums testify to Orange County's rapid growth.
What survives is the result of decades of Huntington Beach involvement to hold on to the wetlands as a vital habitat.
But much of the essential work was done at the grassroots level, by Huntington Beach's Amigos de Bolsa Chica and the Bolsa Chica Land Trust.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1216/is_5_203/ai_56749803   (488 words)

  
 Santa Monica
Golden beaches and a sultry Pacific Ocean coastline, urban walkways and sandy terrain, gourmet cuisine and world-class dining, and first-rate couture and upscale boutiques.
This seaside city blends the charm and appeal of a coastal getaway with an unforgettable beach and the sophistication of an urban center—a magnetic combination.
The beach setting is the number-one reason many people visit Santa Monica and the city's world-class restaurants and first-rate shops also draw thousands of families, couples, celebrities, international travelers and first-time vacationers each year.
www.santamonica.com   (347 words)

  
 miaminewtimes.com - News - Mash Out
On May 14 city and law enforcement officials teamed up with the Miami Beach Black Host Committee -- established by Mayor David Dermer last year to build relations between the city commission and the fl community -- to hold a symposium and assuage fears among hip-hop representatives over the fl binder and racial profiling.
Unlike the Winter Music Conference in March, there are no free parties during Urban Beach Week, just the opportunity to roam the streets in search of action or scramble for a table at T.G.I. Friday's.
It may prolong the life of a fledgling tradition that is quickly losing its buzz among hip-hop fans as a prime vacation spot.
www.miaminewtimes.com /issues/2004-06-03/basshead.html   (667 words)

  
 Chicago Park District: Swim Report
The Chicago Park District manages the city's 29 lakefront beaches for the enjoyment of Chicago families and visitors.
While patrons are welcome to continue using our beaches and all the amenities that we have to offer, swimming will no longer be allowed.
Keeping Our Beaches Clean The US EPA recommends that municipalities test its public beach waters for unacceptable levels of E. coli bacteria at least once every two weeks.
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/swim_report.home.cfm   (187 words)

  
 Beach Cruiser (Complete List)
Panther beach cruiser bikes for women -1 speed
Urban 7 Speed Beach Cruiser Bike For Man
Beach Cruiser For Women -Urban Nexus- 3 Speeds
store.shop72.com /beachcruiser.html   (125 words)

  
 Bournemouth: Urban Beach - Traveler Reviews - Contemporary Chic comes to a traditional seaside resort - TripAdvisor
The team at Urban Beach could not do enough for us and I am looking forward to booking my next break with them soon.
Bournemouth: Urban Beach: "A hidden wave of chic in a sea of chinz..."
Had a fab stay with delicious food found in both in the Urban Beach and local restaurants.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g186262-d600216-r5041790-Urban_Beach...   (941 words)

  
 Beachwear - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A surfer carries a surfboard on the beach.
For men, simply wearing fl shorts that have an integral belt made of nylon webbing (rather than shorts that have a drawstring) underneath regular trousers, together with a shirt that has a nice collar, for example, allow them to transform from formal attire to beachwear easily.
An advantage of wearing beachwear underneath regular clothing is the ease with which it can be quickly and easily changed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beachwear   (819 words)

  
 Beach Party: Urban Beach Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The beach for you, whether you like sunbathing or swimming, sailing or scuba.
You can also go and see the exhibits inside the museum, a building that used to be a public school.
Posted on July 23, 2005 08:41 PM by beach 355.
beach.blogcarnival.com /archives/2005/07/ps_1_warm_up.html   (118 words)

  
 Miami Real Estate & Luxury Miami Real estate - Miami Lofts
Downtown Miami's transformation into a thriving urban center is a tangible reality.
Only a few years ago, visionaries recognized the area's potential of becoming a bustling urban metropolis.
Access a wide variety of properties available for any of your photo shoot and filming location needs in Miami Beach and Downtown Miami.
www.adrianheckstall.com   (292 words)

  
 TCRPC - Urban Design Studio Portfolio
Since 1989, Council has been providing town planning and urban design assistance upon request to local governments in the Treasure Coast Region and, more recently, in other areas of the state.
The Urban Design Studio is a team of urban designers, architects, and graphic technicians.
A total of 58 public charrettes have been conducted in which Council has either has an important role or been the prime facilitator and organizer.
www.tcrpc.org /departments/studio.html   (121 words)

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