54 Facts About Miami Gardens

1. The Miami Gardens believed it took four days before the spirit started on its journey.

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2. Toward the end of winter the Miami Gardens tapped trees for sap and boiled it in birchbark containers to make maple syrup.

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3. Miami Gardens lived around lakes and rivers, they knew how to travel by water.

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4. Miami Gardens formed a confederation with the Delaware, Shawnee, and Potawatomi tribes headed by Little Turtle.

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5. The Miami Gardens traded with all the tribes in the Great Lakes region except the Chickasaw and the Dakota, who were their enemies.

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6. The Miami Gardens used paint or painted porcupine quills to decorate their clothes and shoes.

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7. The Miami Gardens were concerned and affectionate parents and allowed their children great Freedom.

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8. Miami Gardens evolved out of the prehistoric Fisher and Huber cultures of the southern Lake Michigan region.

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9. The Miami Gardens are an Algonkian people, closely related to the Illinois.

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10. Miami Gardens is laid out in a grid pattern organized around a downtown intersection of Miami Avenue and Flagler Street (north-south), which divides the city into four quadrants.

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11. The Port of Miami Gardens is the world's busiest cruise port, serving more than 3.6 million passengers annually.

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12. Miami Gardens received its greatest impetus during the Florida land boom of the mid-1920s.

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13. Miami Gardens is the seat of a number of institutions of higher education, including Barry Univ.

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14. Miami Gardens has an international airport and is the principal American port for cruise ships to the Caribbean.

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15. Miami Gardens is home to more than 40 special libraries, including the University of Miami, which houses more than two million volumes.

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16. Miami Gardens ranked 22nd among "America's 100 Most Logistics Friendly Metros" by Expansion Management magazine in 2004.

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17. The University of Miami Gardens will bolster the region's foothold in biotechnology by constructing a 300,000 square foot Clinical Research Building along with two new wet lab facilities.

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18. At the Downtown Miami Gardens Shopping District are more than 1,000 retail businesses, including the country's second-largest jewelry district.

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19. Miami Gardens offers a variety of spectator sports at both the professional and collegiate level.

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20. Miami Gardens is surpassed only by New York City and Los Angeles in numbers of foreign visitors, attracting 5.3 million in 1997 from Europe, Canada, and South America.

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21. Miami Gardens has 37 parks, covering a total of 1,012 hectares, and there are some 700 parks and recreation areas found throughout Dade County.

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22. Miami Gardens is home to Florida's largest thoroughbed race track, the Calder Race Course, which offers racing both in the summer and winter.

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23. Miami Gardens has television stations affiliated with all the major commercial networks, as well as two public broadcasting stations and 19 am and FM radio stations, some of which broadcast exclusively or mostly in Spanish.

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24. Miami Gardens has a daily business newspaper, the Daily Business Review.

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25. Miami Gardens can be accessed by highways running both north-south and east-west (the Airport Expressway, the Dolphin Expressway, and the Tamiami Trail).

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26. Miami Gardens is a city of Florida in the United States.

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27. In 2010, Miami Gardens was ranked as the 44th-most bike-friendly city in the US according to Bicycling Magazine.

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28. Miami Gardens is the southern terminus of Amtrak's Atlantic Coast services, running two lines, the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star, both terminating in New York City.

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29. In 2007, Miami Gardens was identified as having the rudest drivers in the United States, the second year in a row to have been cited, in a poll commissioned by automobile club AutoVantage.

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30. Miami Gardens has six major causeways that span over Biscayne Bay connecting the western mainland, with the eastern barrier islands along the Atlantic Ocean.

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31. Miami Gardens has one of the largest television markets in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida.

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32. Miami Gardens is home to several well-known Roman Catholic, Jewish and non-denominational private schools.

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33. Public schools in Miami Gardens are governed by Miami Gardens-Dade County Public Schools, which is the largest school district in Florida and the fourth-largest in the United States.

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34. City of Miami Gardens has a complex park system, with various lands operated by the National Park Service, the Florida Division of Recreation and Parks, and the City of Miami Department of Parks and Recreation.

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35. Miami Gardens is home to Paso Fino horses, where competitions are held at Tropical Park Equestrian Center.

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36. Miami Gardens Open, an annual tennis tournament, is held in Key Biscayne, an island town off the coast of Miami.

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37. Cuisine of Miami Gardens is a reflection of its diverse population, with a heavy influence especially from Caribbean cuisine and from Latin American cuisine.

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38. Miami Gardens is host to many fashion shows and events, including the annual Miami Fashion Week and the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami held in the Wynwood Art District.

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39. Miami Gardens is known as the "Magic City" for seemingly popping up overnight due to its young age and massive growth.

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40. Miami Gardens is home to one of the largest ports in the United States, the PortMiami.

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41. Miami Gardens is the home to the National Hurricane Center and the headquarters of the United States Southern Command, responsible for military operations in Central and South America.

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42. Miami Gardens was the host city of the 2003 Free Trade Area of the Americas negotiations.

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43. The Port of Miami Gardens is the world's busiest cruise port, and MIA is the busiest airport in Florida, and the largest gateway between the United States and Latin America.

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44. Miami Gardens is a major television production center, and the most important city in the US for Spanish language media.

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45. Miami Gardens is the 42nd-most populous city in the United States.

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46. The northern side of Miami Gardens has notable African American and Caribbean immigrant communities such as Little Haiti, Overtown, and Liberty City.

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47. Miami Gardens is split into many different sections, roughly into North, South, West and Downtown.

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48. In terms of land area, Miami Gardens is one of the smallest major cities in the United States.

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49. Greater Downtown Miami Gardens has one of the largest concentrations of international banks in the United States, and is home to many large national and international companies.

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50. Miami Gardens is the seat of Miami Gardens-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida.

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51. Miami Gardens became a full-time reporter for the Miami Gardens Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.

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52. City of Miami Gardens has several health care clinics and facilities that offer medical care and support to its residents.

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53. Miami Gardens is home to the Miami Dolphins, who play in Hard Rock Stadium on land that was part of the Lake Lucerne CDP.

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54. Miami Gardens is a city located in north-central Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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