Manny Cortes, top, and Jordan Garcia, employees of Joe's Stone Crab in South Beach, on Friday install shutters in preparation of Tropical Storm Erika’s arrival.
Manny Cortes, top, and Jordan Garcia, employees of Joe's Stone Crab in South Beach, on Friday install shutters in preparation of Tropical Storm Erika’s arrival. David Santiago El Nuevo Herald
Manny Cortes, top, and Jordan Garcia, employees of Joe's Stone Crab in South Beach, on Friday install shutters in preparation of Tropical Storm Erika’s arrival. David Santiago El Nuevo Herald

South Pointe Pier in Miami Beach to be closed Sunday as Tropical Storm Erika nears

August 28, 2015 02:05 PM

UPDATED August 28, 2015 02:18 PM

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