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“Zo’s Summer Groove” Presented by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino


“Zo’s Summer Groove” Presented by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino July 22 – 24 Celebrates 15 Years of Helping the South Florida Community

Benefit Dinner and Gala with a Night of Entertainment with performances by Grammy Award Winner Alicia Keys, Mosaic and Black Violins Presented by Publix on July 23 at Hard Rock Live

July 21st, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Culture,Hollywood,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Share our Strength Fort Lauderdale a success

Stephen Brockett, Kemoy Parris, Chef Nicole Rhone, Chef Sean McDonald of Illio's.

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Fort Lauderdale/South Palm Beach County, one of the area’s top food and wine fundraisers, cooked up a sensational array of delectable food and a vibrant atmosphere to help fight hunger in South Florida. Guests toasted the Fort Lauderdale event’s 20th Anniversary, enjoying a sumptuous pre-event VIP cocktail “preview” [...]

June 13th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Tips for cleaning out your home this spring

It’s hard to believe it’s almost spring already as 2011 zips on by, but here we are and it’s time to air out your house and get ready for spring. But first, let’s get some music on in the background while we get our house, living room, bedroom and other living spaces cleaned out during [...]

February 26th, 2011 | Posted in Culture,Families,Home Design,Latest news | Read More »

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival – March 12

Ft. Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Day 2011

The Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival returns on March 12, 2011! The Parade will feature marching bands, pipe and drum bands, street performers, classic automobiles, and floats of all shapes and sizes! The Festival will include live music, entertainment, and dance performances. A special children’s area will feature games, storytelling, amusements, delicious treats, contests and [...]

January 20th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Featured,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

Las Olas Art Festival kicks off January 1 in Fort Lauderdale


The Las Olas Art Fair kicks off the season with the very first art show of 2011.   This South Florida tradition,  regarded as one of the top events in America, has attracted locals and tourists alike for the past 23 years because of the wide variety of fine art on display and for sale. Only [...]

December 14th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

World’s largest guitar smash to beat world record at Hard Rock

In celebration of the grand opening of Winner’s Way Parking Garage on December 15, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will create an unprecedented  and spectacular ceremonial guitar smash of 2,400 acoustic guitars, which are not “musician quality.”  The event will be documented and recorded for the Guinness Book of World Records as the [...]

December 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Latest news,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Holiday news, events in Coral Springs


A “Magical Holiday Parade” on December 15 The City’s annual Holiday Parade is set for Wednesday, December 15 at 7 p.m. and will feature decorated floats and other entries with a magic theme. The floats will proceed along Sample Road from Coral Springs Drive to City Hall. Traditionally, the parade draws thousands of spectators and [...]

December 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Culture,Events,Families,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

“Bodies of Art” International conference

The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University are hosting an international conference titled, “Bodies of Art,” from  December 1 through 3, on the Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. The conference will [...]

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

First Skolnick Jazz/Arts Fest in Pompano Nov. 14


The first Skolnick Jazz and Arts Festival is scheduled for Sunday, November 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Herb Skolnick Community Center which is located at 800 SW 36th Street. Come and enjoy relaxing jazz performed by the South Florida Harmonica Band, Jazz Delight and Nostalgia. Seating is available, but people are [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Local news,Music,Pompano Beach | Read More »

America Recycles Day November 13, 2010

“I Recycle” is the theme of Keep America Beautiful’s 2010 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place on November 15. Millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling habits at home and at work over the 13-year history of ARD, a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Emerging Green,Environmental,Local news,marine | Read More »

3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino exhibit for Ft Lauderdale Centennial Celebration


The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale will showcase 3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino’s exhibition entitled “Faces of Fort Lauderdale” from Dec. 9, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011 (Lobby Section of the Museum).  The exhibition celebrates the 2011 City of Fort Lauderdale Centennial Celebration and Charles Fazzino’s role as the Official Centennial Artist. Charles Fazzino has become [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Broward schools symposium of black male graduation rate

More than 300 major stakeholders joined Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) officials, administrators and educators at a recent symposium designed to discuss solutions for one of the nation’s and Broward’s most critical educational issues: the consistently low performance and graduation rate of Black male students. At the invitation of Broward County School Board, Vice Chair [...]

November 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Families,Local news,Schools | Read More »

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival starts this weekend

By Rachel Galvin The 25th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival begins this weekend with its opening night comedic film, “Nice Guy Johnny,” held at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 SW Davie Rd., Davie, 33314, directed by Ed Burns, who will be in attendance with cast members: Matt Bush, Kerry Bishe, Aaron Lubin and [...]

October 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Davie,Film,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

FAU Lecture to Address 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Cross at Ground Zero

Florida Atlantic University’s department of history presents a lecture on the conspiracy theories about the September 11th attacks entitled “Enemies Within: The Conspiracy Culture of Modern America.” The prize-winning author Robert Goldberg from the University of Utah will speak on Thursday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

“True Blood” cast at Coconut Creek’s Seminole Casino

Lindsay Pulsiper (Crystal Norris) & Joe Manganiello (Alcide). Photo by Rachel Galvin.

By Rachel Galvin On Oct. 16, two members of the popular HBO series “True Blood” arrived to greet a long line of fans at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek to celebrate the approach of Halloween. Joe Manganiello plays Alcide, the werewolf who has been hired to protect the leading lady, Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin). [...]

October 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Culture,Featured,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Television | Read More »

Radio Disney Brings “3 Minute Game” to Coral Square Mall


Radio Disney will be hosting the popular “3 Minute Game Show” as seen on the Disney Channel at Coral Square Mall on Sunday, October 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. The trivia challenge, which will be held at Center Court, is a fast-paced, fun-filled game that is touring this fall at 35 malls owned by [...]

October 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Culture,Events,Families,Local news | Read More »

1st Annual eight day Halloween Fest at Snyder Park in Ft Lauderdale

Click here to enter our Halloween Costume Contest. Post your best pics of Halloweens past to win a four-pack of to the Halloween Festival at Snyder Park. During a Severe Tropical Storm, a top secret cargo plane laden with barrels of experimental toxic chemicals overshot the Fort Lauderdale runway and disintegrated into the nearby woods [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Latest news,Local news,Music | Read More »

Casting call for Adam Sandler, Al Pacino film shooting in Ft. Lauderdale

WHAT:    Sande Alessi Casting, the Los Angeles based casting directors of “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Glee,” “The Social Network” and hundreds of other blockbuster films, will be holding an open casting call for extras for the new film “Jack & Jill” starring Adam Sandler and Al Pacino filming in Greater Fort Lauderdale November 2010. Katie [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Film,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Tom Wesselmann Draws at Museum of Art


The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale will host an exhibition of drawings by Pop Art star Tom Wesselmann, which was originally conceived by Wesselmann and his wife, Claire, before the artist’s untimely death in December, 2004.  Last year, Claire Wesselmann revisited the project with Emilio Steinberger, Senior Director of Haunch of Venison gallery, to [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

October events at Broward Parks


Friday, October 1 GUIDED NATURE WALK Helene Klein Pineland Preserve (Coconut Creek) For all ages 9 to 10:30 a.m. $3/person. Preregister for a guided nature walk at this 13-acre pineland/cypress swamp/marl prairie natural area in Coconut Creek. Site amenities include bicycle racks, boardwalk, covered overlook, information kiosk, interpretive signage, nature trails, picnic tables, and seating [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Local news,Recreation | Read More »

FLIFF unveiled

FLIFF unveil 021

By Rachel Galvin It’s time again for the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. In its 25th year, this festival continues to bring in top notch films and celebrities. Film stars ranging from Judd Nelson (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Breakfast Club”), Michael Murphy (“Manhattan,” “MASH”) and director/ actor Ed Burns (“Brothers McMullan,” “Sidewalks of New York”) to [...]

September 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Theater | Read More »

51st annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show comes in October

51st annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show comes in October

Hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts and marine industry professionals worldwide will come together October 28 through November 1, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale for the 51st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowR, the largest in-water boat show in the world. The show will feature more than $3 billion worth of boats, yachts, super yachts, electronics, [...]

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,marine | Read More »

South Florida’s finest couples to be honored at fundraising gala in Ft. Lauderdale


Plans are underway for the sixth annual South Florida’s Finest Couples gala to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Presented by the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, this year’s gala will be held on Friday, September 24, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six. The event will include a live and silent auction, cocktail reception, [...]

September 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Women’s Equality Day Celebration at FAU Aug 26th, 2010

Iron Jawed Angels

Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and other local organizations will hold a Women’s Equality Day Celebration to commemorate the 90th anniversary of women’s voting rights. The celebration will be held on Thursday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union on the Boca Raton campus, 777 [...]

August 18th, 2010 | Posted in College,Culture,Elections,Events,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Florida proposes “Arizona” style immigration laws

Take it back

Attorney General Bill McCollum today joined Representative  William Snyder, other legislative leaders and law enforcement officials to  unveil proposed legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration in the  State of Florida. The proposed legislation will require law enforcement  officers to check suspected illegal immigrants’ status in the course of a  lawful stop, require Florida businesses to [...]

August 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Crime,Culture,Employment,International relations,Local news,National politics,Tallahassee | Read More »

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