April 24, 2014

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 6/18/2012

"We offer the unexpected."

-- Venessa Santiago, president of the Flagler Village Civic Association

For artists, the world is a canvas.

Saturday, the artists and art businesses of FATVillage Art District in Fort Lauderdale saw the canvas expand another dimension at their own front doors.

Typically, the block of First Avenue between Andrews Avenue and the Flagler railroad tracks is a row of warehouses with parking spots.

But for one day, it became a destination spot, where people could bring their dogs, sit in a park-like atmosphere, buy plants, fruits and vegetables and munch on popcorn.

The pop-up “re-imagination’’ is the latest happening in a national movement, called Better Block, that breaths life into concrete, city environments.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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