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VR Park, a virtual-reality arcade, opens in North Miami

VR Park, a virtual-reality arcade, opens in North Miami

In North Miami, visitors can fire lasers inside a futuristic moon base, go kayaking along a raging river and hit the slopes down a perilous mountain. They’re all simulations at VR Park, a 14,000-square-foot virtual-reality arcade that hosted a soft-opening in late March.

VR Park capitalizes on the current virtual-reality craze across the country, helped by recent films such as the Steven Spielberg-directed “Ready Player One,” VR Park general manager Michael Lombrozo says.

“I think we’re cooler than the movie,” Lombrozo says with a laugh. “Not everyone can afford to do VR at home, so we’re offering unique simulations that you can’t do in Florida.”

VR Park offers more than...

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