Movoto's Clichéd Reasons For Dating a "Hialeahan" Misrepresent the City

Movoto's Clichéd Reasons For Dating a "Hialeahan" Misrepresent the City
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Say what you wanna say about the City of Progress, but there's more to Hialeah than agua, fango, y factoria.

Just ask real estate site, Movoto. Last week, the realty company released, "13 Things You Need To Know About Dating Someone From Hialeah." And apparently, it's because everyone who lives in it is a passionate Cuban lover with an addiction to cafecito who can dance salsa like a pro.

Stereotypical much? While the whole point of Movoto's piece was to get non-natives to buy property in Hialeah, it only scratched the surface of what really makes the city one of the best places to live in.

But hey, at least they were completely right about one thing -- dating a Hialeahan is the best thing you can ever do for yourself.

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Here are some of Movoto's gimmicky reasons for dating a Hialeahan.

See also: All 34 Cities in Miami-Dade County, Ranked From Worst to Best

Movoto's Clichéd Reasons For Dating a "Hialeahan" Misrepresent the City
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"Folks In Hialeah Will Tell You They Love You In At Least Two Languages"

Hialeah does have the highest percentage of Cubans and Cuban-Americans in the country, but we live in Miami. Everyone in the 305 speaks Spanish (or will end up speaking the language at one point or another); not just la gente de Hialeah. And may we also add Hialeah is home to Mater Academy Charter High, one of the top 20 high schools in the state.

"Hialeahans Really Know How To Move Their Hips"

Trust us, we wish that being born in a city would automatically make us all professional dancers, but just because there's such a high influence of Cuban culture doesn't mean we can all actually dance.


"Date Night With A Hialeahan Means Going Out For Unbelievably Delicious Cuban Food"

Hialeah does have some of the best comida Cubana in Miami, but we also have some pretty good Mexican grub (Taco Shop Mexican Grill), pizza (Di Piazza Italian Restaurant), and soon, burgers and craft beer at Pincho Factory.

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