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This web helps you explore Miami, Florida, USA; here, you'll find organized and annotated links to Web sites about Miami's current conditions, facts, activities, events, places, sports, civic life, media, education, commerce, and reference works. You can view and link to this information in a variety of ways, and your suggestions are welcome. Use the links at the top of this page to navigate and access this information

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Current

See live conditions and views of Miami

  • Weather: Current weather observations and forecasts
    • Graphic; shows current weather conditions for Miami
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    • Radar: National Weather Service radar; shows radar image for the area around Miami
    • Miami radar -- click to enlarge
    • NWS Forecast: National Weather Service Forecast Office
    • Hurricane Track: GOES East Hurricane SECTOR IR Image; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    • Satellite: Goestationary infrared image; satellite image for Eastern United States sector, infrared image; provided by National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Dept of Commerce
    • Air Quality: Current Air Quality Index; shows air quality index and rating for Miami-Dade County
  • Cams: Live views of Miami; helpful for finding out about current weather and road conditions
    • Herald: from The Miami Herald; variety of views of Miami
    • S Beach: South Beach and downtown Miami; from Chariff Realty Group's live feed web cam
    • Traffic: Map from Miami Herald
    • FL 511: Traffic and cameras; from the Florida Department of Transportation
  • News: News and reports about what's going on in Miami
    • Google News: Google news search for Miami; finds news and sports stories about Miami from a variety of news sources; includes photos
    • Yahoo News: Yahoo news search for Miami; finds news and sports stories in a variety of news sources; includes photos
    • Topix News: Topix news search for Miami; local news for Miami continually updated from thousands of sources on the web
    • Traffic: Live traffic information and cameras from the Florida Department of Transportation
    • Gas Prices; graphic image showing low and high gas prices; reported by users of MiamiGasPrices.com Web site

Facts

Look up information about Miami such as maps, facts, and census information

  • Maps: Online mapping services; most of these allow you to zoom in and out and select specific features to view on the map
    • GMCVB: Maps from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; downloadable street maps show Miami-Dade County, South Miami-Dade County, North Miami-Dade County, Coconut Grove, Miami Beach, and South Beach
    • Hot: City map with street guide; zoom and pan; shows outlines of major attractions and buildings; search by street
    • MapQuest: MapQuest's Miami map; integration with digitalcity.com city Internet guide
    • Yahoo: Yahoo's Miami map; integrated with Yahoo's Get Local city Internet guides
    • -USA Maps-: More online mapping services; you can use this list of sites to get more maps of the area or specialized maps such as historical, topographic, or satellite imagery
  • Info: Look up basic facts about Miami from online reference works
    • Answers: Answers.com entry for Miami; gives factual articles from professional-edited sources as well as a Wikipedia article
    • Almanac: Information Please Almanac; entry for Miami; gives a page of basic facts about the city, including a general description and current facts
    • Books: MIA Books; a page presenting books about the city of Miami
  • Census: Information from the United States Bureau of the Census;
    • Miami: QuickFacts; shows a concise list of population demographics, business, and geography facts
    • Miami-Dade Co: Quickfacts; Miami County; US Census Bureau QuickFacts for people, business, and geography; Miami is the county seat of Miami-Dade Co
    • Broward Co: Quickfacts; Miami County; US Census Bureau QuickFacts for people, business, and geography
    • Palm Beach Co: Quickfacts; Miami County; US Census Bureau QuickFacts for people, business, and geography

Miami Living

Find out about things to do and places to see in Miami

Activities

People in Miami take part in many clubs and organizations; activities include interest groups, clubs, hobbies, community centers, organizations, and groups

  • -Directory-: Search for cultural organizations; Cultural Affairs Department of Miami-Dade County; find listings for: Architecture & Desgn, Children's Programs, Community Organizations, Dance, Elected Officials, Facilities, Festivals & Events, Film & Media, Galleries, Government Agencies, Historical, Libraries & Literature, Museums & Gardens, Music, Resources & Services, Science & Environmental, Theater, Visual Arts, Volunteer & Support Groups
  • Arts&Business: Supports rich nonprofit arts
  • Cultural Ctr: South Miami-Dade Cultural Center; multidisciplinary center for the arts; showcase for the performing arts; Historical Museum of Sothern Florida
  • Donors: Donors Forum of South Florida; regional membership association comprised of private and public funders that support nonprofits
  • Heritage Trust: Historic preservation in Miami-Dade County
  • MDPL: Miami Design Preservation League; preserves and promotes the architectural integrity of the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District; and other areas of the City of Miami Beach; the oldest Art Deco Society in the World
  • Prep 4 Hurricane: Get Ready for Hurricane Season; planning and information for before, during, and after storms
  • Red Cross: American Red Cross, Greater Miami & The Keys; provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies
  • Singles: MIA Personals; find your match in Miami
  • Voices & Venues: online source for arts and cultural related information; information on arts events, calls to artists, auditions, performances, workshops, and seminars
  • -USA Directories-: Search organization directories; there are hundreds of thousands of organizations, associations, societies, and nonprofits in the US covering many interests; many of these are in Miami; these directories help you locate an organization

Events

Miami is famous for its diverse events year-round

  • Listings: Connect to online calendars and databases; show what's going on and where
    • Metromix: Calendar/guide; current attractions, events
    • Events GMCVB: from the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
    • Festivals & Events: Greater Miami Festivals & Events Association; major annual festivals
    • FL Fests & Events: Florida Festivals and Events Association
    • Herald Events: Entertainment section; shows events including arts, music, nightlife, restaurants, movies, and performances
    • Miami Music Guide: Events Calendar; shows music acts in Miami and Miami Beach
  • Performing: Miami is home to many performing arts and cultural groups
    • Ballet: Miami City Ballet
    • Opera: Florida Grand Opera
    • NWS: New World Symphony; works to prepare graduates of music programs for leadership roles in orchestras and ensembles
    • Symphony: Miami Symphony
    • Theatre: Theatre League of South Florida; includes a "now playing" section to find performances
  • Periodic: Miami has many special events and recurring trade shows
    • Argentino Fest: Festival Argentino en Miami; music: rock, pop, tango, folk, and tropical
    • Auto Show: South Florida International Autoshow; Miami
    • Carnaval: Carnaval Miami; showcase of music, food, Latin Jazz festival, and Calle Ocho street festival
    • Coconut Gr Fest: Coconut Grove Arts Festival; outdoor fine arts festival
    • Columbus Regatta: Columbus Day Regatta; small boat cruise on Biscayne Bay
    • Compas Fest: Haitian Compas Festival; music giving a "taste of Haiti"
    • CubaNostalgia: Cuban exhibition; exhibits, artists and vendors, traditional Cuban foods, and music
    • FACE List: Film Arts Culture Entertainment list from City of Miami; list of cultural events
    • Fair: Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition (The Fair); family entertainment, rides, food booths, games, exhibits, and competitions
    • Film MIFF: Miami International Film Festival; world cinema
    • Hispanic Heritage Fest: Latino street parties, food, festivals, films, music, and dance
    • Italian Ren Fest: Italian Renaissance Festival; Historical fantasy of 14th to 17th century Italian historical figures, courtesans, peasants, dancers, wenches, knights, and entertainment
    • King Mango: King Mango Strut; "putting the NUT in CocoNUT Grove;" spoof and satire parade; King Mango Music Massacre
    • Mango Fest: International Mango Festival; celebrate the fruit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
    • Orange Bowl: FedEx Orange bowl, college football game
    • Wine & Food: South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Places

Miami has many neighborhoods, entertainment venues, museums, and other places with Web sites

  • Sites: Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, interesting places; see also the listings for Venues, Museums, Neighborhoods, Dining, and Housing; see Activities for cultural centers
    • Bayfront Pk: park on Biscayne Bay; 12 hectares; beach, rock garden, waterfall, fountain, tower, monuments (Challenger Memorial, Veterans’ Memorial, Mildred and Claude Pepper Fountain, statues of Claude Pepper and Christopher Columbus, Centennial Time Capsule); site for many special events and concerts: The Bayfront Park Amphitheater (10,000 seats), Tina Hills Pavilion (1,000 seats), nearby Bicentennial Park
    • Bayside Mkt: popular shopping mall on Biscayne Bay; curves around Miamarina
    • Barnacle Pk: Barnacle Historic State Park; Commodore Ralph Munroe's 19th-century home and boathouse; in Coconut Grove on Biscayne Bay
    • Beaches: List from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • Biscayne NP: Biscayne National Park; Biscayne Bay shoreline, water (95% of park is water), and islands; 700 square kilometers; underwater coral reefs and marine life; mangrove forest; Dante Fascell Visitor Center
    • Biscane Nature Ctr: Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center; in Crandon Park on the north end of Key Biscayne; mangroves, sand dunes, fossilized rock reef, ocean, and uplands
    • Botanical Flamingo: 24 hectare gardens; rare, exotic and native plants; citrus groves; Wray Botanical Collection; Aviary; Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary; Wray Home
    • Botanical Fruit&Spice: Fruit & Spice Park Botanical Garden; 14 hectare tropical park; fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and nuts; mango, bananas, bamboo; owned and operated by the Miami-Dade County Park and Recreation Department
    • Botanical Fairchild: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden; taxonomically arranged tropical plants, emphasizing palms, cycads, flowering trees, vines, and fruit trees; International Mango Festival, Richard H. Simons Rainforest, William F. Whitman Tropical Fruit Pavilion
    • Buildings Emporis: Emporis coverage of Miami buildings; Skycrapers, architecture, buildings, real estate, and construction news; from Emporis databases on buildings and the real-estate industry
    • Buildings Skyline: Miami Herald's skyline diagrams; shows buildings completed, planned, underconstruction, and preliminary
    • Cape FL Pk: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park; beach; historic lighthouse with view of the beach, Miami and Biscayne Bay; on Key Biscayne
    • Coral Castle: sculpted by Edward Leedskalnin from 1920 to 1940; National Register of historic places; Homestead
    • Coral Gables: City of Coral Gables; municipality on Biscayne Bay southwest of Miami; planned community developed by George Merrick in the 1920's; noted international villages sites
    • CVB: Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
    • Deering Estate: The Deering Estate at Cutler; Miami-Dade Park & Recreation Department and The Deering Estate Foundation; Historic Richmond Cottage and Deering's Stone House; 178 hectares of pine rockland habitat
    • Everglades: Everglades National Park; 6,000 km2 subtropical preserve; American crocodile, Florida panther, and West Indian manatee; temperate and tropical plant communities, including sawgrass prairies, mangrove and cypress swamps, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks; marine and estuarine environments; International Biosphere Reserve; World Heritage Site; Wetland of International Importance; National Park Service
    • Holocaust Memorial: in memory of victims of the Holocaust; environmental sculpture by Kenneth Treister; at Meridian Avenue and Dade Blvd; dedicated 1990
    • Historic: Miami-area National Register of Historic Places; sites in the Miami area; National Park Service
    • Keys Sanctuary: Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary; 9,600 square kilometers surrounding Keys; coral barrier reef
    • Libraries List: List of area libraries; provided by Libweb; gives link to official Web site and information link; includes academic, public, and special libraries
    • Library MD: Miami-Dade Public Library System
    • Loxahatchee NWR: Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge; 597 square kilometers of Everglades habitat; American alligator and snail kite; just to the northwest of Miami; US Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Marinas: Information about municipal marinas from the City of Miami; Miamarina, Dinner Key Marina, Marine Stadium Marina
    • Miami Beach: City of Miami Beach; municipality between Biscane Bay and the Atlantic Ocean
    • Monastery: Ancient Spanish Monastery, St. Bernard de Clairvaux; Monastery built in Sacramenia, Spain during 1133-1141; purchased, dismantled, and transported to the US by William Randolph Hearst in 1925
    • Monkey Jungle: Hundreds of primates running free in a 12-hectare preserve; Java monkey troop; orangutans, gibbons, guenons, spider monkeys, and colobus
    • Parrot Jungle: Bird shows; home for 1,100 tropical birds, 2,000 varieties of plants and flowers; trained bird show
    • Parking: Miami Parking Authority; locate parking spaces; pay parking;
    • Parks: Miami-Dade Park and Recreation
    • Pennekamp Pk: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park; 240 square kilometer underwater park; on US highway 1 at mile marker 102.5, north of Key Largo in the Florida Keys, about 70 km south of Miami
    • Seaquarium: Marine park; Swim with Dolphins program
    • Underline, The: a 16km planned urban park and trail
    • Venetian Pool: Famous swimming pool in Coral Gables; carved from coral rock quarry; National Register of Historic Places
    • Zoo: Miami MetroZoo; over 100 hectares of grounds
  • Neighborhoods: Areas of town with a distinct identity or official status as a business improvement district (BID), neighborhood association, or other designation
    • City List: City of Miami Neighborhood Enhancement Team; link between the community and City government
    • Link: Neighborhood Link; neighborhood and nonprofit group information
    • Community Policing: Miami Police Department's neighborhood community policing areas
    • Downtown DDA: Miami Downtown Development Authority
    • GMCVB: Neighborhood profiles from the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; gives list and brief description of each, from Airport Area to Surfside
  • Venues: Places for performances, concerts, athletics, conventions, tradeshows, gatherings
    • AA Arena: AmericanAirlines Arena; basketball (Miami Heat) and multipurpose arena; seats 19,600 for basketball
    • Bayfront Pk: on Biscayne Bay; Bayfront Park Amphitheater (10,000 seats), Tina Hills Pavilion (1,000 seats), nearby Bicentennial Park
    • CG Playhouse: Coconut Grove Playhouse
    • Sun Life Stad: Sun Life Stadium; football and baseball stadium; formerly called Dolphin Stadium, Joe Robbie Stadium, Pro Player Park, Pro Player Stadium, and Dolphins Stadium
    • Fair Expo Ctr: 32 hectare fairgrounds; year-round events, youth programs, competitions and corporate functions; annual Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition (The Fair); Arnold Hall, Edwards Hall, Sunshine Pavilion
    • Gleason Th: Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts; 2,700 seats; Miami Beach
    • Gusman Ctr: Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
    • Miami Conv Ctr: Miami Convention Center; James L. Knight Center auditorium
    • MDC Auditorium: Miami Dade County Auditorium; 2,429 seat theater
    • Miami Beach Conv Ctr: in Miami Beach; 9 hectares of meeting space
    • Miracle Th: Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre; dramatic and musical theatre; restored 1940's Art Deco theater; Coral Gables
    • Orange Bowl: 74,177 seat sports stadium; home of Miami Hurricanes, Orange Bowl Game; opened 1937
  • Museums: Displays of objects; includes planned educational activities related to art, history, culture, or science
    • Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki: American Indian museum; on the Florida Seminole Tribe’s Big Cypress Reservation; exhibits depict the lives of the Seminoles in south Florida during the late 1800's
    • Aircraft: Wings Over Miami; military and classic aircraft museum; collection includes: 1942 Boeing Stearman PT-17, F-86F Saberjet, 1946 Fairchild 24R, and 1995 Yak-52
    • Art Bass: Bass Museum of Art; art collection of John and Johanna Bass; in the original Miami Beach Public Library and Art Center; Miami Beach
    • Art FIU: The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University; exhibitions and programs; modern outdoor sculpture
    • Art Lowe: Lowe Art Museum; art museum of the University of Miami
    • Art MAM: Miami Art Museum; exhibition program
    • Art Moca: Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
    • Historical: Historical Museum of Southern Florida; the story of South Florida and the Caribbean; permanent exhibits, special gallery, online exhibits
    • Jewish: Jewish Museum of Florida; collections and research center reflecting Florida Jewish history; MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida; former synagogue that housed Miami Beach's first congregation; built in 1936; National Register of Historic Places
    • Railroad: Gold Coast Railroad Museum; preserves and operates historic railroad equipment; train rides
    • Science: Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium; Newton's Notions; Immersion Theatre; Cabinet of Curiosity
    • Vizcaya: Vizcaya Museum and Gardens; Italian Renaissance-style building on Biscayne Bay; National Historic Landmark; owned by Miami-Dade County
    • Wolfsonian: Design museum and research center; Florida International University; uses objects to illustrate the persuasive power of art and design; Miami Beach
  • Housing: Find a place to stay or live in Miami
    • Miami Hotels: Miami Hotels by Location
    • Art Deco: South Beach Hotel Group Art Deco style Miami Beach hotels
    • Miami Habitat: vacation rentals and corporate housing; in houses, villas, vacation rental apartments, and condo hotels; furnished and equipped
    • SunBreak: Vacation Rentals; bay front, Intracoastal Waterway and ocean front communities for the Greater Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach region in high-rise and low-rise settings
    • -USA Housing-: National lodging and housing directories; there are national directories you can use to locate area lodging or housing
  • Dining: Find a place to eat in Miami
    • Herald: Restaurant search of the Miami Herald
    • New Times: Restaurant Guide; includes reviews
    • 3 Guys: 3 Guys from Miami Cuban Food; Cuban and Latin restaurants
    • -USA Dining-: National Dining directories; you can use this link to locate restaurants in the area that may not be listed in the local guides

Sports

Miami is home to major-league basketball and baseball, pro hockey and soccer, and NCAA sports

  • Pro: Professional sports in Miami
    • Dolphins: Miami Dolphins National Football League team
    • Marlins: Florida Marlins Major League Baseball team
    • Heat: Miami Heat National Basketball Association team
    • Panthers: Florida Panthers National Hockey League team
    • HM Speedway: Homestead-Miami Speedway; NASCAR races
    • Motorsports: RaceMiami; motorsports news; NASCAR and Grand Prix; events at the Homestead-Miami speedway
    • Jai Alai: Miami Jai-Alai
  • College: Area colleges with athletic activities
  • Community: Amateur, organized sports clubs, and special community sporting events
    • Marathon: ING Miami Marathon and half Marathon
    • SailMiami: Miami Marine Directory and Magazine; Boating, Fishing and Watersports

Miami Civic

Miami's civic life

Government

Miami's government and representatives at all levels

  • Local: City and county government; Miami is the county seat of Miami-Dade County
  • State: State of Florida access
    • Florida: Florida government portal; the capital of Florida is Tallahassee, about 700 km northwest of Miami
  • Federal: The United State's government has a presence in Miami through elected representatives and some facilities
    • US Sen Rubio: United States Senator Marco Rubio
    • US Sen Nelson: United States Senator Bill Nelson
    • US House Florida: Florida delegation; United States House of Representatives
    • US Dist Ct: United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
    • US Bank Ct: United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
    • FBI: Miami Field Office Federal Bureau of Investigation; downtown Miami office; covers area from Vero Beach to Key West; resident agencies in Homestead, Fort Pierce, Key West, and Palm Beach County; also responsible for extraterritorial violations of American citizens in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Mexico
    • Nat Hurricane Ctr: National Weather Service Tropical Prediction Center National Hurricane Center; works to track tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes; in hurricane-resistant facility on Florida International University campus
    • -USA Federal-: USA Federal Government links; links to major top-level Web sites related to the United States government; you can use these to locate federal services available in the area not listed here

Services

Support for human needs and infrastructure

  • Human: Health and human services
    • Alliance for Aging: Information for seniors in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties; for a better, healthier life
    • Childrens Trust: funding programs; goal is to improve the lives of children and families; dial 211 for the Children’s Trust Helpline
    • HFSF: Health Foundation of South Florida; philanthropy giving grants and program support to advance the health of people in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties
    • Preparedness: Get Ready for Hurricane Season; planning and information for before, during, and after storms
    • Switchboard: Switchboard of Miami; Miami-Dade County telephone crisis counseling; suicide prevention; individual and family counseling services and prevention
    • Team Metro: facilitates Miami-Dade County services
    • -USA Human-: National Health and Human services; you can use these directories to find doctors, hospitals, dentists, and other health and human services
  • Facilities: Institutions, units, organizations, or systems that build, distribute, plan, or and keep area resources or infrastructure working
    • FL P&L: Florida Power & Light; electric utilities
    • MPO: Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization; plan transportation facilities and services
    • SFRPC: South Florida Regional Planning Council; works for sustainability, connectivity, and responsibility for the region
    • Water: Miami-Dade Water and Sewer
  • Transport: Miami offers a variety of transit options
    • Airports: Miami-Dade Aviation Department airports; Miami International Airport (MIA) (principal airport), Opa-locka Airport (OPF), Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (TMB), Homestead General Aviation Airport (X51), and Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport (TNT)
    • FLL Airport: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport; about 30 km north of downtown Miami in Broward County
    • Port: Dante B. Fascell Port of Miami-Dade; facilities for cargo shipping and cruise lines
    • SF RTA: South Florida Regional Transportation Authority; serving Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties
    • MD Transit: Miami-Dade County transit services; includes Metrobus, Metrorail (county-wide fixed-rail), Metromover (downtown-specific fixed rail), and Paratransit
    • Tri-Rail: commuter rail; South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
    • Metromover: downtown automated people-mover system; connects with Metrorail at Government Center and Brickell stations; 20 Metromover stations
    • Metrorail: elevated rapid transit system; runs through South Miami, Coral Gables, and downtown Miami; connections to Broward and Palm Beach counties at the Tri-Rail/Metrorail transfer station
    • Commuter Svs: Florida Commuter Services; commuter assistance programs; and information
    • Amtrak: Passenger rail; Miami station is at 8303 NW 37th Ave
    • Greyhound: National, commercial bus transit company; offers connections throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico
    • GotoBus: Bus reservation system; buses connecting many cities including Miami
    • SuperShuttle: door to door airport ground transportation
    • MPO: Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization; plan transportation facilities and services; transportation studies
    • FLDOT: Florida Department of Transportation
    • GO: Go Miami Dade Transportation information; shows links relevant to travel by air, land, sea, and accessible services
    • Car Free: Possible in Miami; with some walkability and some transit systems, you could easily live without a car in Miami
    • Car Sharing: Avoid owning a car; be car-free as much as possible, but keep the idea that you can rent or borrow a car only when you need it--for a big project or trip to far-out areas, for example

Miami Media

Access information about and in many cases read (or listen to) Miami's media outlets

Periodicals

Miami's many publications offer Web sites with online content

  • Herald: Miami Herald; metro daily newspaper
  • Sun Sentinel: Sun Sentinel; metro daily
  • El Nuevo Herald: Spanish Language Miami Herald; metro daily newspaper
  • New Times: alternative weekly
  • Bus Jrnl: South Florida Business Journal
  • Ent News & Views: Entertainment News & Views; arts, dining and entertainment publication
  • Diario Las Américas: Spanish language
  • Daily Bus Rev: for South Florida lawyers and business professionals; legal, real estate and financial information
  • Miami Today: business and civic coverage; news about how business, government and civic life in Miami
  • Miami Boating News: Boating, Fishing, and Watersports
  • Community: suburban newspapers; South Miami News, Palmetto Bay News, Kendall Gazette, Coral Gables News - Tribune, South Dade News, Pinecrest Tribune, Aventura News, Doral Tribune, Sunny Isles Beach Sun, Cutler Bay News, The Digest, Redland Country News, Hometown Tribune, Biscayne Bay Tribune, and Palmetto Bay Monthly

Radio

Miami's radio dial sorted in alphabetical order by call letters; shows stations with Web sites; many of these radio stations offer live, streaming audio of their broadcast, so you can listen on the Internet anywhere in the world; please let me know your knowledge about updates to this list as radio stations change format, Web site addresses, and ownership often; unless otherwise noted, the station is in Miami, FL; HD = HD Radio programming

  • -AM-: Click here for the AM stations sorted by frequency
  • -FM-: Click here for the FM stations sorted by frequency
  • -HD-: Click here for the HD stations sorted by frequency
  • WACC: AM 830 Spanish Catholic; Hialeah
  • WAMR: FM 107.5 Spanish Univision +HD
  • WAQI: AM 710 Spanish Univision
  • WAVS: AM 1170 Carribean; Davie
  • WAXY: AM 790 Sports; South Miami
  • WBGG: FM 105.9 Classic Rock +HD +HD2 Album Alternative; Fort Lauderdale 
  • WCMQ: FM 92.3 Spanish; Hialeah 
  • WDNA: FM 88.9 Jazz +HD
  • WEDR: FM 99.1 Hip Hop +HD +HD2 Xtreme Hip Hop
  • WFLC: FM 97.3 Adult Contemporary +HD +HD2 80's
  • WHDR: FM 93.1 Rock +HD +HD2 Historic Rock
  • WHSR: AM 980 International; Pompano Beach
  • WHQT: FM 105.1 Urban Contemporary +HD; Coral Gables
  • WHYI: FM 100.7 Top-40 +HD +HD2 New Contemporary Hits; Fort Lauderdale
  • WINZ: AM 940 Talk
  • WIOD: AM 610 News Talk
  • WIRP: FM 88.3 Spanish language; Pennsuco
  • WJNA: AM 640 Nostalgia; Royal Palm Beach
  • WKAT: AM 1360 News Talk; North Miami
  • WKCP: FM 89.7 Classical
  • WKIS: FM 99.9 Country +HD +HD2 Country Gretchen +HD3 NOAA Weather; Boca Raton
  • WLRN: FM 91.3 Public Radio +HD +HD2 Classical
  • WLVE: FM 93.9 Smooth Jazz +HD +HD2 Classical; Miami Beach
  • WLVJ: AM 1040 Christian Talk; Boynton Beach
  • WLYF: FM 101.5 Lite +HD
  • WMBM: AM 1490 Gospel Music; Miami Beach
  • WMGE: FM 94.9 Spanish +HD +HD2 Gay; Miami Beach
  • WMIB: FM 103.5 Hip Hop and R&B +HD +HD Urban Variety Oldies; Fort Lauderdale
  • WMXJ: FM 102.7 Oldies +HD; Pompano Beach
  • WMYM: AM 990 Children's Radio Disney +HD
  • WOCN: AM 1450 Spanish
  • WPOW: FM 96.5 Hip Hop +HD +HD2 Dance +HD3 Sports
  • WQAM: AM 560 Sports
  • WQBA: AM 1140 Spanish Univision
  • WRHB: AM 1020 Spanish; Kendall
  • WRHC: AM 1550 Spanish; Coral Gables
  • WRMA: FM 106.7 Spanish +HD; Fort Lauderdale 
  • WRTO: FM 98.3 Spanish Univision +HD; Goulds
  • WSRF: AM 1580 Carribean; Fort Lauderdale
  • WSUA: AM 1260 Spanish
  • WTPS: AM 1080 Talk; Coral Gables
  • WVUM: FM 90.5 College; University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • WWFE: AM 670 Spanish
  • WWNN: AM 1470 Talk health and money; Pompano Beach
  • WXDJ: FM 95.7 Spanish; North Miami Beach

TV

Television stations in Miami; in alphabetical order by call letters

Miami Education

Miami's educational opportunities

Higher

The Miami area's colleges and universities; these are located in Miami unless otherwise noted

  • Barry: Barry University; Independent Roman Catholic; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, PhD's
  • BMC: Brown Mackie College–Miami; Proprietary; offers undergraduate degrees
  • CAU: Carlos Albizu University, Miami Campus; Independent; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, PhD's
  • CBT: College of Business and Technology; Proprietary; offers undergraduate degrees
  • FAU: Florida Atlantic University; State-supported; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, PhD's
  • FIU: Florida International University; State-supported; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, PhD's
  • FMU: Florida Memorial University; independent; offers undergraduate degrees; Miami Gardens
  • MDC: Miami Dade College; State and locally-supported; offers undergraduate degrees
  • MIUAD: Miami International University of Art & Design; Proprietary; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • STU: St. Thomas University; Independent Roman Catholic; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • UofM: University of Miami; State-supported; offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, PhD's; Coral Gables

Schools

Miami's primary, secondary, career, and trade schools

  • Choice: School Choice information; presented by the American Education Reform Council
  • K12: Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • IFAS: Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS); University of Florida / Miami-Dade County Extension; educational outreach for growers (agricultural and horticultural), homeowners, youth, people interested in family issues or food and nutrition, and marine industries
  • NWS: New World Symphony; works to prepare graduates of music programs for leadership roles in orchestras and ensembles

Miami Commerce

Miami's business community

Groups

Organizations promoting business and business opportunities in the Miami area

  • Beacon Council: Miami-Dade economic development partnership
  • Chamber: Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • WTCM: World Trade Center Miami; member of the World Trade Centers Association
  • Free Zone: Miami Free Zone
  • Imagine Miami: Planning and visioning project; goal is to move Miami from number one in poverty to number one in community prosperity by 2015

Notable

Large or well-known companies with headquarters or major operations in the Miami area; sales figures, where shown, are from hoovers.com

  • Baptist: Baptist Health South Florida; healthcare; Coral Gables
  • Cordis: a Johnson and Johnson company; products for circulatory system treatment; 2005 sales $3.9 billion
  • Mt Sinai: Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida; health services; acute care teaching hospital

Miami Reference

Works to help you find out more about Miami

Guides

Learn more about Miami with online guides that describe area attractions

  • S FL: Guide to events, attractions, travel; by Sun-Sentinel
  • TEVA: Tropical Everglades Visitor Association
  • Miami Beach 411: practical information and resources; for planning a trip
  • MetroGuide: Miami MetroGuide
  • About: Miami for Visitors; section from about.com; covers travel and entertainment options; gives useful advice
  • AOL: City Guide Miami-South Florida

Indexes

Access online information about Miami through general and specialized indexes

General

Find more information related to Miami

  • craigslist: Online community; classified ads, jobs, housing, personals, for sale, discussion
  • Top Jobs: Job search engine for Miami
  • USA index: An index for the United States; resources to help you locate information about activities, events, places, sports, government, media, commerce, and reference information in the USA; You can use this page to locate information on other cities or information you couldn't find here
  • -USA General-: General reference section of USA Index; lookup information in national directories for classified ads, jobs, discussion, or lookup resources
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