With this unusually-named Miami-Dade County city at the center of a corruption probe and in the midst of a fiscal crisis and potential shut-down, it’s interesting to look at how Opa-locka came to be and where it stands now.
From relaxing on the beach to fine dining and terrific shopping, Pompano Beach
has it all. Centrally located between Palm Beach and Miami, Pompano Beach is
often called "the Heart of the Gold Coast."
The city is known for its excelle…
Aventura, Florida is a planned, suburban city located in northeastern Miami-Dade
County. The city name is from the Spanish word for "adventure," and was named
"Aventura" after one of the developers of the original group of condominiums in
North of Palm Beach, and located less than twenty miles from West Palm Beach Airport, off the
Intracoastal Waterway and just off many major highways, lies the community of
Jupiter, Florida, with its pristine beaches, parks, playgrounds …
Known for its pristine white sand beaches, deep-sea fishing and golf courses,
Fort Myers is quickly becoming one of South Florida's go-to destinations for
those seeking a spot that offers as much recreational activities as it does
Founded in the late 1870s and incorporated 47 years later, Delray Beach, Florida
is known for a storied history rooted in citrus growing, farming, and its famed
white sand beaches that symbolize this Village by the Sea.
Stunning Mediterranean Revivalist architecture, lush tropical foliage, charming
boutiques, world class golf courses, museums, fine art galleries, vintage
trolley cars, white sandy beaches and world class shopping are all hallmarks of
Glenn Curtis the aviation pioneer was quoted as saying, “All roads lead to Hialeah.”
Centuries prior to this quote the Seminole and the Muskogee were already
inhabiting the area.
In fact, the city's name is most commo…
Sunshine state insiders are betting that Hollywood will be the next go-to spot
for locals, tourists and snow birds in search of a South Florida destination
without the attitude, traffic or overcrowded sidewalks of South Beach.
With sunny skies, warm temperatures and an ideal location along the Atlantic
Coast, adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway, tourists are flocking to Boynton
Beach by the droves.
Tourists aren’t the only group heading along the At…