Whats that? You say Miami has no history? Prepare to be educated, whippersnapper. Did you know, for example, that an assassins bullet missed FDR in 1933 but wound up killing the mayor of Chicago at Bayfront Park? Remember Watergate? Never wouldve happened if we didnt export the inept Cuban burglars who bungled the crime at the Watergate complex. Youre welcome, Tricky Dick! Whats more, the Rat Pack spent an inordinate amount of time in Sunny Isles Beach, as did the Beatles, plus there were German U-boats a horseshoes throw off the coast of South Beach. And thats just a smattering of what we had going on in the past century and beyond.
Ordinarily, random knowledge of South Floridas past only alienates you from the Facebook crowd. But there is one... More >>>