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Twelve Things to Do in Miami to Celebrate 12-12-12

Today's 12-12-12, not that you didn't already know; TV and Internet news sources seem to be treating it either as a bonus holiday or a Mayan apocalypse training run -- or both -- since this is the last repeating date most of us are likely to see in our lifetimes.

But while most people see today's date as a repetitive but ultimately meaningless series of numbers, we see it as an excuse to celebrate the number 12 in all its Miami iterations -- plenty of which are too embarrassing to do more than once a century. And yes, there are more of them than you might think.

Read on for 12 ways to celebrate 12-12-12 in Miami today.

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Ciara LaVelle is New Times' former arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011.
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