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Oakland Park’s 9th Annual Oktoberfest starts tonight at Jaco Pastorius Park

Oakland Park’s 9th Annual Oktoberfest starts tonight at Jaco Pastorius Park

OAKLAND PARK, Fla…(September 10, 2013) – With South Florida’s largest craft brewery just a few steps away and dozens of dashing dachshunds, Oakland Park has turned their annual Oktoberfest celebration into one of the City’s signature events. The 9th Annual Oakland Park Oktoberfest takes place October 4-5 at the City’s downtown Jaco Pastorius Park, 4000 […]

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Free Information Sessions on “Affordable Care Act” around Broward County

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Need information on your healthcare insurance options for 2014? Broward County Libraries will host a series of free Affordable Care Act workshops, presented by the national education offices of the League of Women voters and AARP. The workshops will run from October 2 through November 16 at Broward County Library locations […]

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Broward City Mayors Gather for Roundtable Discussion on Climate

Broward City Mayors Gather for Roundtable Discussion on Climate

The vast majority of mayors from Broward County cities had water on their minds today.  Specifically, how to manage it, store it, save it, keep it, dispose of it and plan for it in the future. These were a few of the topics discussed at the Broward Mayors’ Roundtable on Climate Change. “We’re here to […]

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Broward College Food Arts Business Center coming to Downtown Oakland Park

The Downtown Culinary Arts District will soon welcome culinary, art and business students from Broward College. At the August 27th Board of Trustees meeting, Broward College agreed to move forward with plans to establish a FAB (Food Arts Business) Center in a nearly 50,000 square foot building at 1299 E. Oakland Park Boulevard. A Culinary/Hospitality School […]

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Adopt-a-Storm Drain Program in Oakland Park

The City of Oakland Park is engaging residents and businesses to volunteer for the new “Adopt-A-Storm Drain” program. Adopt-a-Storm Drain follows in the footsteps of volunteer beautification programs “Adopt-a-Street” and “Adopt-a-Canal.” Residents and businesses are encouraged to volunteer by clearing the area around and on top of storm drain(s) to help improve drainage. For more information on […]

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#OaklandPark wins six medals from White House for meeting key health and wellness goals

Oakland Park, FL…(July 11, 2013) — The National League of Cities (NLC) has recognized the City of Oakland Park for achieving key health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties (LMCTC). LMCTC is a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama’s comprehensive Let’s Move! initiative to solve the childhood obesity epidemic within […]

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Free films and discussions on history of economic collapse and disaster capitalism in #OaklandPark

Saturday August 31, 4 p.m. Occupy Ft Lauderdale Labor Outreach Film and discussion: Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? This incredible film is stunning audiences across the globe, as it exposes the real truth behind the worldwide economic collapse, tracing its origins to a 1971 secret memo entitled Attack on American Free Enterprise. Written over […]

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Tropical Storm Chantal forms, putting South Florida in the cone

Tropical Storm Chantal forms, putting South Florida in the cone

As the Fourth of July weekend winds down, South Florida finds itself in the cone after Tropical Storm Chantal forms out in the Atlantic Ocean. The current official track places Tropical Storm Chantal landing directly east of Broward County in the Bahamas where it will continue its turn north up the coast of Florida. Keep […]

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#Broward, #PalmBeach Fourth of July Events in 2013 – Fireworks, food fun and more!!

#Broward, #PalmBeach Fourth of July Events in 2013 – Fireworks, food fun and more!!

This is an ongoing list of Fourth of July events in Broward. Additional events will be added as information is provided. Email events to news@browardnetonline.com. Please scroll down and share on Facebook, Twitter and more!! Coral Springs Join the City’s annual Fourth of July celebration at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 at Mullins Park. […]

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Summer Camping Specials at #Broward County Parks

WHAT: Looking to get away without going far away? For fun, affordable getaways close to home, look no farther than three Broward County Parks offering summer camping specials. At Easterlin and Quiet Waters parks, there are two specials. The Family Fun Package offers a site for $50 for four campers for a two-night (Friday and […]

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