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South Miami's unique charm combined with the booming metropolis, culture and arts of the nearby city, makes it a comfortable town soaked in Florida warmth. The annual South Miami Art Festival is a resident favorite, presenting a fine art show with juried artists from across the country. Residents can enjoy the Grand Prix of Miami or the Asian Culture Festival held in nearby Homestead, or take part in the Free Fun Runs in South Miami every week. Make the short trip to Miami for the vibrant, multicultural appeal of Art Deco events, gallery openings, sizzling nightlife, and sports excitement from the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Heat or the Florida Marlins.
South Miami Elementary, Middle and High School are part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools that serve South Miami students. Area schools also include Ludlam Elementary and Sunset Elementary, as well as J.R.E. Lee Opportunity Center, an alternative school for grades 6-12. Private education is provided by The Alexander School, Epiphany Elementary School (PreK-8), Gulliver School South Miami Campus (PreK-7), the Learning Experience School, the all-female Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (9-12), South Miami Christian Elementary (PreK-7) and The Children's House (PreK-5). Higher education is provided by University of Miami, Ross University, Florida International University (FIU), University of South Florida and City College-Miami, to name a few.
South Miami's downtown business district continues to experience significant private development investment as well as improvements to the city infrastructure within the area, adding significantly to the tax roll and improving area economy. While tourism continues to be the principal industry in the Miami metro area, the city's economy has become more diversified. International trade is increasingly vital to the economy, especially with its close proximity to Latin America and the Caribbean. International banking is another growing segment of the economy.
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