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If you are really looking forward to a buzzy place which is having a moment in travel industry, then you should not look beyond Pembroke Pines. It is not mandatory to move in herds, and if you are of the opinion that what majority say can sometimes be not right, and if you don't fear of being different, then we guess you won't mind picking up Pembroke Pines as your next holiday destination instead of choosing some popular destination which is more famed amongst majority and worldwide. And, when we have got you right, then we won't misguide you at all. We put forth this name because our experience in the city made us to do so. We were expecting some unforgettable moments, but all we ended up with were memories, some sweet memories. That is to say, something more than and beyond just moments. This can also happen with you and will be as you are daring at heart; you don't fear of choosing different. Go ahead.

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  • The official motto of Pembroke Pines is "Join Us-Progress With Us".
  • On January 16, 1960, Pembroke Pines was officially incorporated.
  • The City was named "Pembroke Pines" in 1874 by Sir Edward Reed, who was a Member of Britain's Parliament for the County of Pembroke.
  • American Indians are said to be the first inhabitants of Pembroke Pines. They settled in the city 4,000 years ago.
  • One of the first homes established in Pembroke Pines is said to be of Dr. and Mrs. Walter Smith Kipnis. It was built in 1956. Dr. Kipnis was Pembroke Pines' first mayor.
  • During the reign of Dr. Kipnis, the city was famed as "Village of Pembroke Pines" which was incorporated as a village in 1959.
  • In January 1960, in the wake of election, Pembroke Pines was converted into city from a village.
  • In 1999, Pembroke Pines was ranked third in the list of "United States' Fastest Growing Cities".
  • As of 2006, the largest Charter School System, i.e., Charter School System in Broward County was nestled in Pembroke Pines. The foundation of Charter School System was laid by City Manager Charles Dodge and Mayor Alex Fekete.
  • In 2001, State Farm Insurance announced Pembroke Pines home to United States' most dangerous road intersection, namely, Pines Boulevard and Flamingo Road.
  • Pembroke Pines is famed as Broward County's second most populous city nestling in the state of Florida.
  • Pembroke Pines is the ninth largest city in the state of Florida.
  • In 2004, National Civic League honored Pembroke Pines with "All-America City Award".
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors once honored Pembroke Pines with "outstanding achievement award" during the "2005 City Livability Awards" Program.
  • In 2010, BusinessWeek voted Pembroke Pines Florida's one of the best places to raise children.
  • The government-form of Pembroke Pines is of Commission-Manager-type.
  • The city is also fondly called "The Pemb".
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