History

Happy Birthday Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Center

Ninety years ago today, on January 28, 1928, the City of Fort Lauderdale celebrated the opening of the Casino Pool (1928-1967), the first Olympic-sized swimming pool in the state of Florida. That facility put Fort Lauderdale on the map as a tourist destination and ninety years later drawing visitors from around the world who enjoy…
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Shireen’s Favorite Things: Bonnet House

The first time I saw the Bonnet House, I was in complete awe of its beauty. The bright yellow, sprawling, open-air Spanish-style house, snuggled into 35 acres of lush South Florida greenery in Fort Lauderdale, isn't just unique, it's incredibly captivating. Perhaps it has something to do with its history and the people who once…
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