After several years of delays, Miramar's Vizcaya Park is finally open.
Nestled between the Homestead Extension ofFlorida's Turnpike and the end of Honey Hill Drive, the 20-acre park is named for the gated community that it abuts. The park brings a recreational facility that had been lacking for residents in the southwest corner of the city on the county line.
"I'm excited to see it come to fruition," Vice Mayor Troy Samuels said at the park's opening ceremony. "A week hasn't gone by without people asking me about it."
Samuels, a resident of the Vizcaya community, said the park adds city identity for residents who feel cut off from Miramar because they're south of the turnpike and have 305 area codes in their phone numbers.