Mr. R Sports is a name that should be familiar even beyond its home state of Florida, with the retailer getting mentioned on the regular on this very site as one of the premier sneaker stockists under the Mason Dixon line. Far from a new-fangled boutiques, the spot has been serving up Miami with footwear since 1973. As they approach their 40th anniversary they’ll be spinning off into a separate location, to be known as 1973 in celebration of the anniversary and run by industry personality Sneakerbox Clyde. The details are still emerging but at this point we know for sure they’ll have the likes of adidas, Nike, Jordan Brand, New Balance, Reebok, and more on the shelves. Stick with Sneaker News for word on when the spot will open and let us know if you’re anticipating the arrival of an all new South Beach sneaker spot.