13 Things Fort Lauderdalians Want Outsiders to Know

Fort Lauderdale is known to the outside world as an exotic locale, where yachts abound and spring breakers get arrested for DUI. It's also known as the Venice of America and its proximity to the Intracoastal Waterway.

But it's also viewed, to many, as Miami's little brother: the city that kind of has a nightlife, but no one is really sure, because South Beach is so sparkly and ooohhh lookit, ART DECO.

Fact is, there are plenty of things Fort Lauderdale should be known for but isn't. Maybe because you never bothered to ask.

Well, fear not, outsider. Because here are the 13 things we Fort Lauderdalians want you all to know and understand:

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