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For Immediate Release:
April 20, 2011

Media Contact:
Laura Phillips
laf@miamidade.gov
305-755-7242



Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department to Feature New Gourmet Food Trucks at Haulover Park's Bill Bird Marina


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
For foodies craving an ocean view along with delicious eats, the Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department (MDPR) announces the arrival of gourmet food trucks to Bill Bird Marina at Haulover Park.  Just in time for the Easter holiday weekend, when families flock to Haulover for reunions and recreation, the popular food truck will be welcome patrons from 11:00 a.m. to sundown, April 23-April 24.

Haulover Park and Marina offer fun activities for all ages.  Bring along a blanket or some lawn chairs and make a day of it. Take in some sun beachside, try kite-flying with the folks at Skyward Kites, or get your "catch of the day" on a deep sea fishing excursion, as daily charters are available at the park's marina.

The gourmet food trucks will be a permanent weekend feature at the park, and they'll be open from 11:00 a.m. to sundown. A variety of foods will be available to purchase. Participating food trucks include Jefe's Original Taco and Burgers, Miso Hungry, Divan Bakery, Wrapidito Yum, and Rolling Stove.

Bill Bird Marina at Haulover Park is located at 10800 Collins Ave., Miami. Parking will be available at the Haulover Park's kite field entrance. For directions and further information about this event, please call Haulover Park at 305-947-3525.

About the Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department (MDPR)
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award, 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award winner for excellence in management and operations, MDPR is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 263 parks and more than 12,848 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more. For information about MDPR the public can call 3-1-1 or visit www.miamidade.gov/parks.


 

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