Greektown in Tarpon Springs Florida

The National Park Service officially made Greektown in Tarpon Springs Florida a historic site. Thousands of Greek immigrants came here, including many sponge divers, over a century ago. Tarpon Springs became the sponge capital of the USA. Today visitors can tour the old sponge docks and the Greek Orthodox church. The sponge diving business continues,… Continue reading Greektown in Tarpon Springs Florida

Boat Under Peacock Park Walkway on Coconut Grove Waterfront

Tiny rowboat hiding under the Peacock Park boardwalk in Miami’s Historic Coconut Grove. This is where Miami began. A  British couple by the name of Mr and Mrs Peacock came here from the Bahamas in the late 1800s and opened the Peacock Inn. The first hotel in the area was a modest affair, but today… Continue reading Boat Under Peacock Park Walkway on Coconut Grove Waterfront