1. History● The area that is now Miami was known as Biscayne Bay Territory in the early years of its founding.But the Great Freeze of 1894 changed everything and crops of the Miami area were the only ones in Florida that survived. On July 28, 1896, Miami won the title of city with a population of three hundred people.
●The city flourished during the twentiesof the nineteenth century but weakenedafter the collapse of the boom of the20s and by the 1926 Miami Hurricaneand the Great Depression of the 30s.When World War II began, Miamiplayed an important role in the battleagainst German submarines. The warcaused the city saw increased to half amillion inhabitants. During the decadesof the 80s and 90s of the twentiethcentury the tranquility of southernFlorida was interrupted.
2.Today● It was founded on July 28, 1896 and according to the 2009 census has a population of 4 million, the metropolitan area encompasses more than 5.4 million people, making it the seventh largest in the United States. The United Nations has estimated that in 2008, Miami became the fourth largest urbanized area in the country, behind Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
3. Typical meals●The cuisine of Miami is a fusion of cultures,varied cuisine and flavor, a mixture of stylesfrom different places.● We find dishes such as chicken or lamb inspicy tomato sauce with peppers, onionsand served on a base of rice, fried porkchops, marinated and grilled fish, rice andtomato with peppers and onions, usuallyserved with ham or sausage, plus there thathighlight the crab or the gumbo, the mostpopular are the shrimp and prawns.●Cuban coffee is very typical in Miami, it is asmall but powerful Cuban coffee served incups the size of a thimble.
4.Nightlife Some of the most important clubs in Miami are:● Purdy Lounge.● Sobe Live.● Mynt Loungue.● Lost Weekend
5. MuseumsThe most important are:● Wings Over Miami.● Miami Art Museum.● Science Museum of Miami.
6. CelebritiesThese characters contributed a lot of money to Miami so he made some of the most famous:● William Brickell.● Julia Tuttle.
7.Sports● basketball: basketball team is Miami Heat.