Celebrities including Shaquille O'Neal, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Will Smith and Julio Iglesias all have homes on Star Island, as of 2014. Star Island is a man-made island built in 1922 by the Army Corps of Engineers in South Beach, Fla.Know More
The largest house on the island is owned by Phillip Frost, one of Forbes' 50 wealthiest people in the United States. The house is estimated to be worth $1.3 billion.
Star Island is completely private. There is a guard house at the entrance. Once in the gate, visitors must wait there until the guard receives a phone call from one of the residents before they can enter in a vehicle.Learn More
Austin, Texas, is a city rich in history, sports and entertainment, and tourists have a variety of activities to choose from in that city. Austin houses the capitol of the Lone Star state. The city's chamber of commerce boasts of the city as the live music capitol of the world. The Circuit of America's track for the Austin Grand Prix also finds its home in Austin.Full Answer >
Smith Mountain Lake is a large lake located in the state of Virginia. It has a surface area of over 30 square miles and a shoreline that is 500 miles long. Smith Mountain Lake is situated within a valley region of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southern central Virginia.Full Answer >
The Irish immigrated to Texas because of religious and political oppression alongside the Potato Famine of the 1840s. The early Irish colonies in Texas were along the coast followed by colonies in north-central Texas.Full Answer >
Florida's leading manufactured goods are food, electrical and electronic equipment, medical and laboratory equipment, and transportation equipment. In 2013, the state exported about $7.8 million of aircraft units, parts and engines, and $4.4 million for phones for cellular or for wireless networks. The state is also known worldwide for producing citrus products, such as oranges, grapefruit and limes.Full Answer >