Homestead Sports Complex and Homestead Miami Speedway

Misty J. Slater

Homestead provides many exciting attractions for the avid sports fan. The city is home to the Homestead Sports Complex, an extensive training facility geared to supporting every level of baseball, and the Homestead-Miami Speedway, a racetrack exclusive to South Florida and the host of the Ford Championship Weekend. The speedway was constructed in an effort to provide the city of Homestead with initial relief and help the city overcome the destructive damage caused by Hurricane Andrew in 1992....Continue Reading!

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Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport

Misty J. Slater

One of only two airports in Miami, the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport is also located in Kendall. Owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, it is not certified for commercial-use, but is home to 450 aircrafts and is a popular corporate aviation terminal.Continue Reading!

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Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center

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Major Miami-Dade annual events are held at perhaps Kendall’s largest attraction, The Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center. The center is located next FIU and Tamiami Park. The 86 acre-site features year-round events, such as the Harvest Festival, car shows, bridal shows, and the extremely popular, The Fair, which attracts nearly 700,000 visitors a year as one of the largest fairs in the nation.Continue Reading!

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Shopping in Miami Beach

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While many could consider shopping an art, Miami Beach certainly proves to provide an inspirational experience to the most distinguished fashionistas. Both tourists and locals flood the ever-popular Lincoln Road, a prestigious mall occupied with high-end shops, open-air fine dining, art galleries and an array of sidewalk entertainment. The bustling boulevards of Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive prove to satisfy the lavish desires of fashion enthusiasts and pair local one-of-a-kind boutiques alongside elite designer couture shops.Continue Reading!

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Art Deco

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Hailed as an artistic inspiration since the city’s first humble beginnings, Miami Beach represents the epitome of an artistic masterpiece. The city’s world-renowned Art Deco Historic District, clad with vibrant historic Art Deco architecture engulfing hotels, apartments and virtually every erected structure, was appointed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The Art Deco District contains the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world and acts as the key attraction and inspiration of artists...Continue Reading!

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Historic Downtown

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While it might not hold the esteemed title of Rodeo Drive, Hollywood’s Historic Downtown offers a glamorous world of its own, combining shopping, dining, entertainment and the arts in a charming yet high-end setting that is sure to rival that of the west coast. Although the shops dotting the brick-lined streets might seem quaint, don’t let first-appearances fool you. The downtown shops offer astonishing contemporary masterpieces and unique finds that the trendy shopper will revel in. The...Continue Reading!

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Beach Boardwalk

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Unlike the Walk of Fame in California, this Hollywood’s most admired attraction is its 2-mile long stretch of pristine coastline, its famous Beach Boardwalk. Named one of America’s top ten nostalgic promenades by USA Today, the Beach Boardwalk offers majestic ocean views, a serene haven to joggers, bicyclists and rollerbladers who frequent the promenade, as well as a home to the numerous hotels, upscale restaurants, hip bars and boutiques that take advantage of the prime oceanfront property.Continue Reading!

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Area Attractions

Misty J. Slater

The city of Fort Lauderdale provides an exhilarating atmosphere for both residents and visitors to enjoy. In addition to its gorgeous beaches and water views, Fort Lauderdale features an abundance of fine dining and shopping establishments, an array of attractions and an impressive nightlife that rivals that of its neighboring city of Miami. Popular attractions include Las Olas Boulevard and the scenic Riverwalk area. Hailed as the “Rodeo Drive” of Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas lives up to...Continue Reading!

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“Gateway of the Americas”

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The City of Miami is credited as being the “Gateway of the Americas” due to its plethora of foreign-born residents, its strong cultural ties to Latin America and the nearby Caribbean, and its tremendous Spanish-speaking population. Due to its strong cultural and economic ties to Latin America, Miami boasts a large Latin American population that further adds evidence to the claim of Miami resembling a cultural, and furthermore bilingual, melting pot. Representing one of the country’s top financial institutions and...Continue Reading!

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2001 Recipient for National Civic League’s “All-America City” Award

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In 2001, the city of South Miami was announced an “All-America City” by the National Civic League. This prestigious award is awarded to only ten cities in the United States each year and is the highest honor a City can receive. The All-America award honored the city of South Miami’s leadership, relationship between its government and citizens and their involvement in their community.Continue Reading!

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