1 Biography Tamiami Historical population 2 8061 2.1 San Juan Campus 6.3 Water and Sewer Department The Miami rock scene had a particularly successful period in the late 1980s to mid-1990s sparked by the many rock and acoustic venues within South Beach and Fort Lauderdale including Washington Square Roses the Stephen Talkhouse Cactus Cantina South Beach Pub Blue Steel the Chili Pepper (Revolution) the Culture Room Squeeze Edge Reunion Room Nocturnal Cafe Button South Plus Five McFly's and Tavern 213 Popular local artists included the Mavericks Nuclear Valdez I Don't Know Marilyn Manson the Goods Collapsing Lungs Nonpoint Saigon Kick Tuff Luck Vandal Sin City Charlie Pickett the Holy Terrors Forget the Name the Elysian Natural Causes Peter Betan Nil Lara Diane Ward the Broken Toys Ed Hale Matthew Sabatella Zac Paul Roub Dennis Britt Harry Pussy Magda Hiller Quit Load Dore Soul Eyes of Pandora Sixo Brian Franklin Itanna Curious Hair Robbie Gennett Rudy Restless Spirits the Baboons Purple Mustard Brian Scheinhoft aka BeShine and "The Ekeouts," the Weeds Tommy Anthony & Goza Four O'Clock Balloon Machete and Amanda Green; 7.6 Future of the Everglades, 6.1.2 Seminole I-195, NASCAR (headquartered in Daytona Beach) begins all three of its major auto racing series in Florida at Daytona International Speedway in February featuring the Daytona 500 and ends all three Series in November at Homestead-Miami Speedway Daytona also has the Coke Zero Sugar 400 NASCAR race weekend around Independence Day in July the 24 Hours of Daytona is one of the world's most prestigious endurance auto races the Grand Prix of St Petersburg and Grand Prix of Miami have held IndyCar races as well. 13 Sunrise Broward 85,779 84,439 95,458 +13.05% 2.3 Areas with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, (17.3) 67.7 Human habitation in the southern portion of the Florida peninsula dates to 15,000 years ago Before European colonization the region was dominated by the native Calusa and Tequesta tribes With Spanish colonization both tribes declined gradually during the following two centuries the Seminole formed from mostly Creek people who had been warring to the North assimilated other peoples and created a new culture after being forced from northern Florida into the Everglades during the Seminole Wars of the early 19th century After adapting to the region they were able to resist removal by the United States Army, 6.5.4 Jetport proposition 3.3.1 Concourse H. School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, The city's name is derived from the Miami River which is ultimately derived from the Mayaimi people who lived in the area at the time of European colonization, Miami Children's Museum School Some of the driest land in the Everglades is pineland (also called pine rockland) ecosystem located in the highest part of the Everglades with little to no hydroperiod Some floors however may have flooded solution holes or puddles for a few months at a time the most significant feature of the pineland is the single species of South Florida slash pine (Pinus elliottii) Pineland communities require fire to maintain them and the trees have several adaptations that simultaneously promote and resist fire the sandy floor of the pine forest is covered with dry pine needles that are highly flammable South Florida slash pines are insulated by their bark to protect them from heat Fire eliminates competing vegetation on the forest floor and opens pine cones to germinate seeds a period without significant fire can turn pineland into a hardwood hammock as larger trees overtake the slash pines the understory shrubs in pine rocklands are the fire-resistant saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) and West Indian lilac (Tetrazygia bicolor) the most diverse group of plants in the pine community are the herbs of which there are two dozen species These plants contain tubers and other mechanisms that allow them to sprout quickly after being charred. . 6.2 To/from Tri-Rail/Amtrak Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach Superintendent of schools, With the railroad under construction activity in Miami began to pick up Men from throughout Florida flocked to Miami to await Flagler's call for workers of all qualifications to begin work on the promised hotel and city by late December 1895 seventy-five of them already were at work clearing the site for the hotel They lived mostly in tents and huts in the wilderness which had no streets and few cleared paths Many of these men were victims of the freeze which had left both money and work scarce. ; .
Miami and its suburbs are located on a broad plain between the Everglades to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east which extends from Lake Okeechobee southward to Florida Bay the elevation of the area never rises above 40 ft (12 m) and averages at around 6 ft (1.8 m) above sea level in most neighborhoods especially near the coast the highest points are found along the Miami Rock Ridge which lies under most of the eastern Miami metro the main portion of the city is on the shores of Biscayne Bay which contains several hundred natural and artificial barrier islands the largest of which contains Miami Beach and South Beach the Gulf Stream a warm ocean current runs northward just 15 miles (24 km) off the coast allowing the city's climate to stay warm and mild all year. Applicants 42,601 40,445 39,741 41,141 37,634 Causeways Demographics Colleges and universities FIU offers 191 academic programs 60 baccalaureate programs 81 master's programs 3 specialist programs 34 doctoral programs and 4 professional program in 23 colleges and schools in addition 97% of the faculty have terminal degrees and 50% currently have tenure at the university with a student/teacher ratio of 27:1. Miami-Dade Broward and Palm Beach counties are the first second and third most populous counties in Florida and Miami-Dade with 2,761,581 people in 2018 is the seventh most populous county in the United States the three counties together are known as the Greater Miami Area and have principal cities including Miami Fort Lauderdale West Palm Beach Hialeah Pembroke Pines and Boca Raton Besides its association with the South Florida region which includes the Everglades and the Florida Keys it is also synonymous with an area known collectively as the "Gold Coast"! Gulf Stream Main article: Media in Miami. 16th to 18th centuries: Early Spanish settlement, The earliest evidence of Native American settlement in the Miami region came from about 10,000 years ago the region was filled with pine hardwood forests and was home to plenty of deer bear and wild fowl These first inhabitants settled on the banks of the Miami River with their main villages on the northern banks These early Native Americans created a variety of weapons and tools from shells. Besides Flagler Street Downtown has two other major shopping areas Bayside Marketplace and Mary Brickell Village in Brickell Bayside Marketplace was built in 1987 and is one of Miami's most visited tourist attractions averaging over 15 million visitors a year it is an outdoor shopping mall overlooking Biscayne Bay at Bayfront Park Bayside Marketplace has many national retail chains as well as local Miami stores Mary Brickell Village is on Miami Avenue and SE 10th Street in Brickell Mary Brickell Village is a major nightlife area and has many of Miami's upscale bars and restaurants that stretch along Miami Avenue from around SE 6th Street to Broadway (SE 15th Road). Wolfsonian (Florida International University Miami Beach), The Board of County Commissioners is the legislative body consisting of 13 members elected from single-member districts Members are elected to serve four-year terms and elections of members are staggered the Board chooses a Chairperson who presides over the Commission as well as appoints the members of its legislative committees the Board has a wide array of powers to enact legislation create departments and regulate businesses operating within the County it also has the power to override the Mayor's veto with a two-thirds vote, BSicon STRq.svg Amtrak (Silver Service) Virgin Trains USA (Virgin Trains USA) and Tri-Rail (Tri-Rail). One of the Cape Canaveral launch sites during the launch of SpaceX CRS-13 in 2017.