"Get on your feet, get up and make it happen."
Photo by Stian Roenning Gloria Estefan speaks during a press conference at Miami Marine Stadium.
The 1989 Gloria Estefan hit was well chosen for the occasion as the Miami icon, Mayor Thomas Regalado, City Commissioners, representatives of the Historic National Trust, and others approached the podium to officially announce the Stadium as the spot for the 2016 and 2017 Miami International Boat Show.
Friends of the Miami Marine Stadium is well ahead of its funding schedule with at least $15 million of their $30 million goal, though they haven't yet secured a full-time lease from the city. Organizers have until January 20th to show that the stadium could be a moneymaking operation that wouldn't need public support.More »