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The Vintro Fort Lauderdale Hotel

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Fort Lauderdale Beach is going through a major transformation. We can expect to see changes to the infrastructure through 2014. The new hotel, the Vintro Fort Lauderdale is scheduled to open in 2014.  It will bring a bit of excitement to the Alhambra Street area. The 15-story structure will have a street level cafe with outdoor covered seating as well as au[...]

About Fort Lauderdale History

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Fort Lauderdale is a popular tourist destination, with 10.35 million visitors in 2006. Fort Lauderdale is sometimes known as the "Venice of America" because of its expansive and intricate canal system. The city is a major yachting center, with 42,000 resident yachts and 100 marinas and boatyards in 2006. The city sits 23 miles (37 km) north of Miami. Fort La[...]

12 Days of Marketing Tips - brought to you by MT Global Media

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What better gift to give than sharing the tricks of the trade used by our marketing and web professionals? We rallied our team and together we've compiled a list of the best pro tips to help you start 2013 prepared, organized, connected and confident. Look for one tip a day—and maybe a few bonus tips, if you’re nice—covering everything from social media, web[...]

Winter Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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What is more exciting than a holiday parade.  Well...how about a holiday  parade on water! The Winterfest Boat Parade 2012 included 100 lighted boats which was sponsored by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and  is a highly anticipated holiday annual event in  Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas. The parade started on the Las Olas Riverfront [...]

Postsecondary Education Readiness Test

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The Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) is utilized by Florida Department of Education’s Florida College System to determine a student’s preparedness and placement for college level course work. Implemented in 2012-2013 school year, Florida high schools will begin testing  students in 11th grade who have not otherwise shown readiness with their FCA[...]

Fort Lauderdale 2nd Annual Turkey Trot

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Early Thanksgiving Morning and the air is cold, a sense of excitement and anticipation is all around us. Many have come from surrounding communities to check in for perhaps their first Fort Lauderdale Annual Turkey Trot and Paddle Event. Women and men with strollers, husbands and wives, athletes from universities and just your every day runners, even young c[...]

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