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Free entry for frontline workers to Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Exciting watercraft, from exquisite superyachts to runabouts and inflatables and other nautical products, will be on display at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1.

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And we’ve found a couple of deals to share with you: 

  • Free tickets for front-line workers from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, including firefighters, police officers and first-responders. Click here and go to the section titled, “FRONTLINE HEROES COMPLIMENTARY ENTRY.” This deal is good from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29-31 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 1. You must display valid ID at entrance to get the deal, or email
  • Free Water Taxi ride for first 100 people who purchase show tickets. Water Taxi is the recommended form of transportation, as it takes you to different venues and parking lots. Tickets are typically $12 for one day. Click here for more details. 

The annual show will take place at seven venues throughout Fort Lauderdale:


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Melina I. De Rose is a veteran editor and communications specialist with a special love for all things Miami. The longtime resident spent 22 years at the South Florida Sun Sentinel in roles such as section editor, department head, social media specialist and web producer. Melina has much experience in the freebies-and-bargains arena, having edited the popular Sun Sentinel feature, “Doreen’s Deals,” for many years. She also is editor of, a media hub for local music, theater, dance, visual arts and independent arts coverage. Contact her at

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