Hello and welcome! We’re so excited you’re here or are thinking of making Miami your new home. We want to have you feeling like a local in no-time so we put together this handy guide to get you up-to-speed on all things Miami and to answer some of your burning questions about what life is like in the Magic City.

Have questions we didn’t cover here? Tweet them at @refreshmiami or email us at: [email protected] and we’ll be happy to get you the answers and add them to the guide. This is meant to be a living, breathing document that we continue to improve upon so feel free to let us know about things we may have missed!


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Getting Acquainted with Miami