Not only is For Lauderdale a city with a rich history, but it is also a popular residential area as well as a tourist destination. Residents here have access to 4,000 restaurants, 63 golf courses, 12 shopping malls, 16 museums, 132 nightclubs, 278 parkland campsites, and 100 marinas housing 45,000 resident yachts. Like many other Florida communities named after forts, the city began its history as a fort in the Second Seminole War. It is named for William Lauderdale, who was the commander of the soldiers who built the first fort.
Make sure to stop by Hugh Taylor Birch State Park if you find yourself in Fort Lauderdale. It has been considered the city's own Central Park since Hugh Taylor Birch preserved it for future generations to come. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is the perfect destination for residents to enjoy leisure activities such as rollerblading, jogging, or reading under a palm tree. They even have access to the beach through the pedestrian's tunnel under A1A. The state park also contains boat access points from the intracoastal waterway so that one can navigate through the waters as they observe the various wildlife that it has to offer.
The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) serves the needs of 26.9 million passengers, ranked 21st in the U.S. in total passenger traffic and 13th in domestic origin and destination passengers. FLL offers nonstop service to more than 125 U.S. cities and flights to Canada, Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexico, Latin America, and Europe with both commercial flights and private flights daily.
AK Building Services offers a comprehensive portfolio of janitorial & maintenance services for office buildings, medical facilities, condominiums, schools and a wide range of other organizations throughout the Dade County, Broward County, Palm Beach County, Martin County, Treasure Coast and St. Lucie County areas.
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale is one the Art Institutes, a system of schools that specialize in design, fashion, culinary arts, and media and visual arts. It helps students foster their creativity while preparing for their future careers.
A neighborhood bar with a homemade menu, with recipes passed down from generations by the owners' family. Red Beard also has one of the more extensive rotating draft lists in the area and specializes in carrying a balanced draft list with beers from around the country as well as in their Floridian backyard.
The Braille and Talking Book Library is a library dedicated to providing reading materials to blind and visually impaired residents. Its headquarters is located in Daytona and it has nine subregional locations in Coca, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Lake Worth to serve residents throughout the state.
Broward Health is a public, non-profit hospital system governed by the North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners, a seven-member district board appointed by the Governor. They are also the top-ranked hospital in their area.
Christ Church School serves as an outreach ministry of Christ Church emphasizing academic excellence and nurturing the spiritual, physical, cultural and social development of students in a compassionate, disciplined Christian environment.
City College is a Florida college with locations in Altamonte Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami. It offers associates and bachelors degrees in the fields of business, heath, and legal/justice.
You can find all your essential stores here at Coral Ridge Mall just a short drive from the beach and downtown Fort Lauderdale. Catch a movie at the AMC Dine In Theater for a great meal and great entertainment.
Department of Green Energy is a State of Florida licensed, insured, and bonded general contractor, specializing in eco efficiency and renewable energy products. We work with every home and business to custom design an eco-efficient, renewable energy system that gets the electric bill as close to zero without taking any additional money from the owners budget with nothing out of pocket.
Everest University is a college based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Though the main campus is located in Florida, Everest has locations all over the country and online programs to serve as many people as possible. It focuses on programs in business.
Everglades Holiday Park is a fun and exciting everglades tourist attraction in South Florida that offers the best airboat tours, gator shows and, corporate and family events.
Since 1982, Everglades Holiday Park team has strived to create an environment that is fun, educational and environmentally conscious. We provide family fun, corporate events and jon boat rentals for local fishing. Everglades Holiday Park continues to serve as South Florida's premier gateway to the state's most exciting natural attraction- the Everglades.
FitLife Foods is your stop to pick up on-the-go, pre-prepared, health-conscious meals and snacks. All food at FitLife is made from scratch with 100% all-natural ingredients. With 39 original sauces, 13 spice blends, and over 60 food items to choose from, your taste buds will be on an adventure. Go from pumpkin french toast in the morning, to Bayou shrimp and grits at night, topped off with their Fit Fudge Brownie for dessert. Healthy and delicious is what FitLife Foods is all about. They also offer delivery and a free one-on-one health and wellness training program.
The Florida Children's Theater is a theater in Fort Lauderdale dedicated to giving children ages 4 to 18 a play to perform. Founded in 1952, the FLCT, as it is known, is the oldest documented children's theater in the state.
The Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center is located on the intracoastal waterway just 5 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and includes 4 exhibit halls, 2 ballrooms, 31 meeting rooms, large parking garage. Versatile space for conferences, trade shows, meetings and events.
The International Swimming Hall of Fame is home to a Museum, Library, and Archive which contain the world's largest collection of aquatic memorabilia and aquatic books, manuscripts, and literature. Between the Swimming Hall of Fame and the associate museum is the Aquatic Complex open to swimmers with Olympic-styled pools as well as a diving well and a small warm-up pool. Swim in the pools at the center of aquatic sports champions and legends.
Joe and his son operate Joe Joe On The Go focusing on fresh seafood and other tasty meals. Joe has over 30 years of experience in the culinary industry, which he used to help create their diverse menu.
Keiser University is a private college in Fort Lauderdale. It has about 20,000 students at the main campus and the 18 other Florida campuses. It has over 100 associates, specialist, bachelors, masters, and doctoral majors in many different areas of study.
MOD, the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science offers 2 floors of interactive exhibits. See sharks, bats, snakes, alligators, turtles and iquanas. Discover aerospace at Runways to Rockets and take a simulated trip to the Moon or Mars.
NOVA Southeastern University is a private university with lots of undergraduate programs and prestigious graduate programs in medicine, law, psychology, business, education, pharmacy, dentistry, and many more. It's main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with several other campuses throughout the state.
At Nova Southeastern University School, the classroom is our cornerstone, but we recognize that true development takes a combination of academics, arts, athletics, and community service. By allowing our students to focus on their individual talents and strengths, we are able to bring out the best in them today - and well into the future.
Port Everglades is Florida’s “powerhouse port” due to the fact that it is one of the top three cruise ports in the world as well as one of the most active containerized cargo ports in the U.S. and South Florida’s main seaport for petroleum products such as gasoline and jet fuel.
Our mission at St. Mark’s Episcopal School is to provide an education of academic excellence within an Episcopal Ethos which includes spiritual development, ethnic and cultural diversity, service to community, and respect for self and others.
Get the best of fashion shopping with over 100 stores including high end clothing stores and so much more. Just down the street from the beach, it's the perfect location for a shopping day on your vacation.
To the Moon Marketplace is no ordinary candy shop. They have candies from all over the world that are imported directly from their manufacturing companies as well as old fashioned candy that never really went out of style. They've got cool soda drinks that are hard to find anymore and they even have edible cookie dough for sale.
Here at what is essentially a small family entertainment center, there are rides and games for children of all ages. It's not too expensive and the kids will absolutely love spending the day here. It's located in the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, which is the second largest outdoor Flea Market in the US.
Yacht Management is a full service boatyard, dockside and yacht management company located in sunny Fort Lauderdale, FL. We are fully licensed and insured and we work with only the best products, brands and yacht technicians.
Our boatyard is equipped to service yachts of up to 120-feet in length and 80 tons. Every Yacht Management technician is highly trained and skilled in their respective areas of service. Each vessel is comprised of many different materials, each with a unique set of challenges. Our aim is to ensure that no matter the challenge, we will make sure every yacht we work on is splash ready on time.