City of Miami, Florida

Miami is a city of everything. It’s fast-paced big business and laid-back beaches, loud nightclubs and quiet museums all rolled into one. This is a city where people work hard and play even harder. The metro area of Miami is the eighth most populous metro area in the country and the most populous in Florida.

More than anything else, Miami is an international city. It has an incredibly diverse population, but the majority of its citizens are from Latin American countries, primarily Cuba. This has lead to many world renowned Latin American and Caribbean restaurants cooking in the style that has now become known as “Floribbean”.

Downtown Miami is a thriving business center with the largest concentration of international banks in the country. It has the second largest performing arts center in the country, more museums and theaters than any other Florida city, a flourishing fashion industry, and a sports team in every major league. Whatever your dreams are you can make them a reality in Miami.

The American Airlines Arena is located on the waterfront in downtown Miami, Florida. It is home to the Miami Heat NBA basketball team and hosts large concerts and events. 

AmericanAirlines Arena

FIU Stadium is a college stadium home to Florida International University's Panthers football team. Located in Miami, Florida, and informally known as The Cage, the stadium has a seating capacity of 20,000. Also home to Miami FC soccer team and other events. 

FIU Stadium

The only water park within the City of Miami, offering four pools, two slide pools, one for toddlers, one for older children and adults, a recreation pool and a lazy river, all ages can come and cool off in the summer months. 

Marlins Park is a baseball park, home of the Miami Marlins, located in Miami, Florida. The stadium is a contemporary architecture featuring an abstract design, a retractable roof, Miami Deco Art, Fish Tanks, Swimming Pool, Nightclub and a true South Beach atmosphere. Built where the old Orange Bowl use to be, the stadium has taken a Green approach to be environmentally friendly. 

Marlins Park

The Miami Dolphins joined the NFL during the merger. They had one of the greatest players of all time and hold a special place in the hearts of the Miami faithful.

The Miami Heat were founded in 1988, a year before the Orlando Magic. Since their inaugural season they have ingratiated themselves into the Miami culture with their fan involvement and winning ways.

 

Original team logo
image by: Rob Foldy mlb.com

 

The Miami Marlins are a franchise that has experienced their highs and lows. They have been able to win a few championships and have a brand new state of the art stadium.

There’s a lot to do here at the Miami Seaquarium. While you can swim with the dolphins for 30 minutes, there are also touch pools, where visitors can put their hands into the water to touch the bamboo sharks, cleaner fish, and invertebrates. It’s awesome being able to touch the animals and feel them kiss your fingers.

The Barnacle Historic State Park is a house that was built in 1891, which dates back to the times when the way to and from Miami was by boat. The house is located on the shore of Biscayne Bay, and it was home to a man named Ralph Middleton Munroe, who preserved the forest on the land. A visit to this park consists of a tour around the historic property, picnics on the lawn, setting up hammocks, walking one's dog, or just relaxing on the estate and watching the boats sail by. 

THE BARNACLE HISTORIC STATE PARK

The Coast Guard 7th District headquarters is located in downtown Miami, Florida. Per their official website, it is “responsible for Coast Guard activities throughout a 1.7 million square mile area including Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and 34 foreign nations and territories.”

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Korka Comics is a South Florida based chain of stores that sells comics, gaming, collectibles, and more. They have a wide variety of comics as well as a huge collection of Funko Pop Vinyls and so much more. Check out their website for information about their weekly gaming tournaments!

Kuenko serves affordable, fresh food and ensures a positive experience. The menu is a mixture of a Spanish cuisine with Japanese influence, and each dish was created by Chef Sanz. 

Inspired by Venezuelan cuisines, Kurvan serves gourmet sub sandwiches in Miami. Like the Venezuelans, Kurvan called them "pepitos". 

An Asian wood-fired grill restaurant with a diverse menu of tasty meals and delicious cocktails, a must stop spot for your walk through Wynwood.

The seasonings used to create each dish are why people love La Burguesa. Other than burgers they serve skewers, hot dogs, arepas, and more all influenced by traditional Columbian food. 

A California Mexican food truck that sells tacos with tortillas made from scratch. How much more authentic can it get? Don't forget to order chips and salsa!

 

La Prima Casa Montessori partners with fantastic programs to offer you and your child a wide variety of extra-curricular and enrichment programs. 

International Studies

A full circle wellness center focused on a holistic approach to health, incorporating a complete body, mind and soul experience. We move, We feed, We heal. 

Mad Cave Studios is a comic book publishing company. Established in 2014, Mad Cave strives to publish creative and diverse stories. They believe in quality, diversity, originality, and madness. 

 

The Manuel Artime Theater is a small theater in Miami that brings all kinds of performing arts to the people of South Florida.

Do you love pizza? What about crepes? If you love them both you should try Master Crepes Pizza Crepe. They also make other entree crepes and dessert crepes. 

The Law Offices of Sean M. Cleary, owned and founded by Miami-based personal injury attorney, Sean M. Cleary, is one of Miami's most valued law firms.

Miami Country Day School is a college preparatory learning community committed to educating the whole child. Through the core values of honor, respect, wisdom and compassion, we prepare students to be lifelong learners. We inspire our children to develop their intellectual, physical, aesthetic, social, emotional and spiritual potentials by valuing every student every day.

Miami-Dade Air, one of the most established and renowned names in the air conditioning services is diligently serving a large part of Florida since 1992. Since the service is purely customer-oriented, hence it is fully devoted to provide a wide array of diverse services and that too round the clock. 

Miami Grilled Cheese food truck specializes in tasty sandwiches and offer catering in Miami, Florida.

The Miami International University of Art & Design 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.

Miami New Times is Miami's independent source of news and culture. Wondering where the best burger place is in Miami, or how about the best craft beer? Miami New Times provides all of that and more. The newspaper is available every Thursday and their website is updated daily keeping you in the know of what is currently happening in Miami and surrounding areas. Make sure to check out one of their big events coming up, all information will be found on their website!

Miami Regional University is a college in Miami that specializes in nursing. It offers associates, bachelors, and masters degrees in nursing as well as a diploma program for English as a second language.

Miami Roasted Corn specializes in corn and fresh lemonade. They are available for parties and functions in Miami, Florida.

Local Newspapers in the Miami area includes Aventura News, Sunny Isles Beach, Miami Beach Brickell, Doral, Pinecrest, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Kendall Gazette, Palmetto Bay and South Miami News. 

Federally recognized Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida is located in the Florida Everglades in Miami, Florida. Four Reservation areas include Tamiami Trail, Alligator Alley and two at Krome Ave which includes the state-of-the-art Miccosukee Indian Gaming Facility and Miccosukee Resort & Gaming. 

Monkey Jungle is a one of a kind  wildlife park and discovery center located in Miami-Dade County featuring a natural subtropical forest where Jungle wildlife live very much as they would in their native habitats. Visitors, students and scientists experience unique up close encounters with these amazing creatures in Miami's natural 30-acre Jungle park.

Monster Burgers food truck offers Colombian gourmet fast food.The concept was created for adults and kids who enjoy a good quality variety of food in Miami, Florida.

Have you ever tried a gourmet peanut butter & jelly sandwich? The next time you're in Miami stop by to try one of Mr. PB&J's sandwiches. 

Located in Miami, Ms. Cheezious brick and mortar locations and food trucks craft award winning grilled cheese.

Needa' Pita food truck offers authentic and fresh Mediterranean cuisine in Miami, Florida. Their recipes come from a small town in the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon. They aspire to carry out their legacy and culture. Needa' Pita specializes in chicken and beef shawarma that by aroma alone will make your mouth water, and of course Greek gyro to represent their neighboring countries.

Neverland Publishing believes in the impossible, much like Peter Pan. Neverland Publishing was established to give hope and opportunities to unknown writers who write their books and literary pieces with every fiber of their being. They are dedicated to giving each and every passionate and talented author a chance at sharing their works, and only feel accomplished when they do so. 

Odyssey Arcade has often been ranked one of the top arcades in South Florida. It has a huge variety of games both old an new ranging from fighters to pinball machines and everything in between. It also has a cafe that serves craft beer and wine as well as Japanese food and boba tea.

At Okay Burgers you'll can bite into fully loaded burgers and hot dogs. They have burgers that represent different Latin cultures with flavorful ingredients. 

The Olympia Theater is Downtown Miami's Historic Performing Arts Center. It first opened in 1926 as a Mediterranean style silent movie palace.

Located on 55 acres in Palmetto Bay, an area south of downtown Miami, the tranquil and beautiful open space of the campus provides an ideal backdrop to the dynamic and diverse curricular and co-curricular programs that foster personal growth and self-actualization, critical thinking, inquiry based learning, spiritual formation, character and global citizenship in each student. 

Papas Mix specializes in potatoes and cuisine from Venezuela. Based in Miami, Florida, they offer generous servings of crispy fries, topped with varying meat options, plus cheese, fresh veggies, and sauce. 

PortMiami located in South Florida and home to one of the nations busiest ports, is known around the world as the Cruise Capital of the World and Cargo Gateway of the Americas. PortMiami is home to several large cruise lines offering year round cruises to locations around the globe.

This food truck specializes in "fresh, freaky street food". The Purple People Eatery serves burgers, tacos, sides, and more. 

Santo Dulce brings a modern twist to classic churros. They serve these sweet treats in Hollywood and Miami, Florida. With the Halo shape of the churro it's unlike any other especially when you have it with Santo Dulce's homemade ice cream. Check out their website for locations!

Sno Farm is serving up the freshest in Farm-to-Ice dessert on the streets of Miami today!

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra performs in three main places, Miami, Key West, and Fort Lauderdale. They aim to bring the arts to as many people in South Florida as possible. 

Lots of classic mall stores make this a great place to get your shopping done. In addition to shops you will also find entertainment and events for the whole family, lots of dining options, and a Regal Cinemas theater.

Spanish Lake Elementary is committed to continuous exploration of new horizons to shape brighter futures. It is our goal to provide academic instruction to gauge our path, and cultivate successful bilingual, multicultural leaders.

Sparky's is a name developed between two best friends who started this food truck in 2010. Sparky's Roadside Barbecue still uses their two rubs and 6 different barbecue sauces. 

Believing that each child is created in God's image, we exist to educate
and inspire children to lead by example and become forces for good in the world.

This sweet food truck attracts foodies with their cupcakes, cake pops, and more. Sugar Yummy Mama represents the culinary arts of desserts Miami has to offer. 

International Studies Magnet Program offering a dual language program implemented as a collaborative effort with the Ministries of Education of France, Germany, and Spain. 

If you adore the fresh sweetness of fruits then you mush visit SweetBlendz. From açai bowls to fresh pressed juices SweetBlendz will satisfy your sweet tooth. 

SweetBlendz specializes in acai bowls, pressed juices, and fresh fruit smoothies. Catering options are available along with their food trucks and stores in Miami, Florida.

FIU Student Media is the student media department of the Florida International University in Miami, FL. It combines the newspaper, The Beacon, which edited and produced by undergraduate students at FIU and is published Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays.

Enjoy food, books, and a beautiful outdoor space at this Coconut Grove gem. Handpicked books ranging from art and travel to food and New York Times best sellers become an experience here when paired with the cafe's delicious food.

"A school seeks to develop the child mentally, physically, and in character growth. To do this, the child must be placed in happy surroundings, be properly adjusted to his work, and have wholesome participation in living experiences. The creation of such a school life is our aim."

The Falls is one of the largest open air shopping centers in the US. Stroll through the peaceful, waterfront environment for the perfectly peaceful shopping experience. When you're done shopping watch a movie at the Regal Cinemas.

The Lobsta Guy brings Maine’s iconic lobster to Miami, Florida. Serving not only fresh, but high-quality lobster meat straight from the cold waters of Maine.  

The Miami Hurricane is the student newspaper of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. The newspaper is edited and produced by undergraduate students at UM and is published weekly on Thursdays during the regular academic year.

ThinkGeek is the store to go to for all things geeky. They have memorabilia for Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel, DC, Game of Thrones, Pokémon, Harry Potter, Fortnite, Fallout, Doctor Who, and so many other awesome names that people love. This is definitely worth the check out if you're in one of the four areas they are located in in Florida. 

Top Fries specializes in french fries topped with various meats, veggies, and sauces. Top Fries food truck is based in Miami, Florida.

Mediterranean food truck in Miami, Florida. Get their chicken or beef shawarma completely customizable with your choice of homemade sauces, including yogurt, tahini, and their signature hot sauce. Catering is available. 

Tropical Park's Bark Park is a 2 acre part off the main park and has numerous amounts of equipment that can be used as exercise for your dog. Check out the fenced in area so your dog can simply enjoy the grass or run off-leash.

The University of Miami is a private college in Miami, Florida. It is a large college with over 15,000 students and more than 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the country.

This vegetarian menu helps to maintain one of human’s treasures which is health.

Veni Vidi Vici Social Club is a great place to grab a drink, listen to some live music, and buy some books. It's an Italian themed venue and bookstore, but a visit here is more about hanging out and meeting new people than anything else.

Wontons On Wheels - W.O.W, specializes in handmade wontons in Miami, Florida.

The World Famous House of Mac is known for putting a spin on traditional dishes many of us enjoy. This food truck is located in Wynwood serving delicious jerk salmon pasta, fried chicken, the World Famous Mac & Cheese, and much more.  

At Worldwide Bistro, you're being treated to a full 6 ounces of meat in every patty, handmade and infused with ingredients. Find this food truck in the streets of Miami.

Famously known as Miami's first craft brewery, the Wynwood Brewing Company offers unique and award-winning brews in a fun, colorful atmosphere.

Wynwood Walls is ground zero for the creative movement that has swept across the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, transforming it from the warehouse district to the art district. It is an endless canvas of walls on 2nd Avenue that hosts some of the best street artists that have traveled from around the nation to find a home in the best street art neighborhood in the country. Dubbed a "museum of the streets," by Jeffrey Deitch. 

The Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens, also known as Zoo Miami, and formerly known as Miami MetroZoo, is the largest and oldest zoological garden in Florida. This 340 acre zoo features over 3000 animals, a 27-acre Amazon and Beyond, Family Aviary - Wings of Asia, Giraffe Feeding Station, Camel Rides, Rhino Encounter, Zoo Squad, a Parrot Feeding Experience, Playground Playworld, and zookeeper talks throughout the day. 

Zuarepa is a Venezuelan food truck that serves cachapas, empanadas, patacones, and other delicacies. They even offer pick-up and delivery.