A Diverse city with good and bad points
Like any city, Fort Lauderdale has it's good points and it's bad. On the good side you can't beat the weather here, especially October to June. No snow and no winter stress to deal with. Nothing better than going to the beach on Christmas Day.
The city, and Broward County as a whole, is very diverse. If you have issues with living around different races and sexual orientations this is not the city or county for you. Very large black, Latin and Gay population here. People from all over the world come to live here, especially from South America, Cuba, Canada and the islands.
Most people are very friendly and welcoming, but as in any city you have your bad seeds as well. There are gangs and there is crime. Property crimes are high here but we don't have the gun violence here that they do in cities like Chicago or Detroit. No "Thirty five shot in a weekend" stories here.
There are the beaches, shopping and plenty of activities of every kind. Read More