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Free Miami Beach Trolley – perfect for arts season travel

Getting around Miami Beach is easy and free Now, traveling around this historical, tropical paradise is safer, more comfortable and a lot more fun, due to its transportation options. Here are some efficient alternatives to help cut down on the frustration and time spent behind the wheel when visiting Miami Beach. MiamiBeachTrolley.com offers citywide trolley …

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Water Taxi offers evening discounts & Holiday Lights Tour in Fort Lauderdale

Water Taxi, available on The Intracoastal Waterway, runs scenic routes in Fort Lauderdale and an express route from Fort Lauderdale to Hollywood. Discount opportunities are offered, including evening fares and the popular Holiday Lights Tours in winter. Discounts for Holiday Lights Tours Water Taxi is offering a discount  for the popular Holiday Lights Tours in …

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Broward Library waives fines for overdue books

Broward Library is doing away with fines for overdue books and other items on loan to patrons. Fines won’t add up if items are returned after the due date. If an old book is sitting in drawer in your home, feel free to return it. Pending fines on patrons’ accounts are waived. Foregoing fines is …

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Free hurricane apps provide up-to-the-minute info, tips

It’s still hurricane season. Stay informed. Miami-Dade County Miami-Dade County offers the free ReadyMDC mobile app, which allows you to get the most up-to-the-minute information to deal with a hurricane before, during and after.    THE APP INCLUDES INFORMATION ON: How to prepare for a hurricane Knowing which areas that are in danger of storm …

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Brightline offers free and cheap rides to and from stations

Brightline riders can take advantage of a new service: free or cheap shuttle rides to and from the train’s South Florida stations. The service called Brightline+  offers riders service from their home, office or event venue to the Brightline station. Here is how it works: How to book a ride to the station Within 5 …

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Broward Sheriff’s Office offers free shredding & prescription disposal

Free paper shredding and safe prescription disposal are offered by Broward Sheriff’s Office exclusively for Broward residents. Shred-A-Thon events are intended to avoid identity theft by shredding personal papers with private information.  The events also accept old unused prescription medications for safe disposal.  In fact, incentives are offered for turning in prescriptions. The reward is …

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How to ride and save on Miami’s Brightline train

Brightline’s trains leave almost hourly seven days a week and connect downtown Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The line is poised to add stops in Aventura and Boca Raton this year and to serve Orlando International Airport in 2023. The private rail puts an emphasis on a pleasant experience for patrons and offers …

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Come on and take a free ride: Coral Gables Trolley

Transportation is a big deal, and when it’s free, that’s even better! Driving and maintaining insured vehicles can be costly. Trying to navigate heavy traffic patterns can be frustrating. Finding a nearby parking space can be a time-consuming challenge like no other.  So, here’s an option that can aid in cutting down on the frustration …

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Florida landscaping: Free resources to enhance your yard

Enhance your yard, patio and indoor areas with plants, including native species and edibles. Lots of free information is available for South Florida residents, such as  tips on selecting the perfect plants for a particular area.  For personalized information, landscaping experts from extension offices in Miami-Dade, Broward & greater Palm Beach answer questions via phone …

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Free pet fashion, pet vendors & films about dogs at Fort Lauderdale park

If you like activities that welcome pets, Las Olas Oceanside Park in Fort Lauderdale is offering free events for people and dogs. Dog Days events at Las Olas Oceanside Park (LOOP) include activities, movies and vendors displaying products for pets.  Other festivities include a raffle, doggie dinners, and a selfie station. Films featured in 2022 …

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Tri-Rail offers free shuttle, taxi and Uber rides to and from most stations

Have you ever driven to a Tri-Rail station only to find there were no open parking spots? That is the dread of many South Florida commuters. Finally, there is a new solution, and it’s free. Now, Tri-Rail gets you there “all the way.”  Whether you are commuting to work, going shopping, catching a flight, visiting …

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