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Alonzo Mourning receives award from the Miami FBI


John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the FBI in Miami, recently announced Mr. Alonzo Mourning as the recipient of the 2010 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) at the Overtown Youth Center in Miami, Florida. Mr. Mourning is the founder of the Alonzo Mourning Charities (AMC), Inc. AMC is a not-for-profit organization created [...]

January 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Featured,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Sports | Read More »

Synergy Tennis Academy hosting pro-circuit event in January

It’s that time of year again — pro tennis will be headed to Tamarac, January 14-23, 2011! And – admission is FREE! The 2011 Lawrence D. Share Company $10,000 Championships @ Synergy Tennis Academy, a $10,000 prize money tournament, will host players from all over the world in an exciting format that highlights both American [...]

January 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Sports,Tamarac | Read More »

Davie opens new skateboard arena on Friday, Dec. 17


The Town of Davie will host the grand opening of its new skateboard area on Friday, December 17, 2010, at 6 p.m. The skateboard area is located at Pine Island Park, 3801 South Pine Island Road. The public is invited to attend and to use the facility. The Mayor, Councilmembers, and staff are all excited [...]

December 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Families,Featured,Local news,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

Pompano Chamber’s 28th Annual Golf Tournament Nov. 13


The Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce is holding its 28th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, November 13 at the Pompano Beach Municipal Golf Course, 1101 N. Federal Highway. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Pines Course. The Scramble Format tournament is open to the public for a fun [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Local news,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

Former Miami Dolphin Manny Fernandez Honored December 2


Manny Fernandez, a legendary member of the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins and an executive at First American Title Insurance, will be honored for his 40 years of dedication to South Florida in a December 2, 2010 tribute benefitting the Joseph Meyerhoff Senior Center. The dinner event, which will be held at the Signature Grand in [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Events,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Sports | Read More »

Broward County Sports Hall of Fame Inducts 2010 Class of All-Stars

Notre Dame’s all-time leading rusher, three accomplished rodeo brothers, a former Florida Panthers star goal tender, a top-rated female golfer, and one of Florida State University’s unsurpassed great quarterbacks, head up the 2010 Broward County Sports Hall of Fame, presented by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Sports Development office. These seven greats [...]

October 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Sports | Read More »

Dolphins pep rally in Downtown Fort Lauderdale Sept. 24


Join the City of Fort Lauderdale on Friday, September 24, 2010 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Huizenga Plaza (corner of Las Olas Blvd. and Andrews Ave.) for a FREE PEP RALLY as the Miami Dolphins “Orange Offensive” invades downtown!  Highlights will include appearances by former Miami Dolphins players, live music, cheerleaders, a kids zone, Dolphins mascot T.D., and more!  [...]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Sports | Read More »

Broward student journalists bring local games to Sports Blitz


From Broward Schools: BECON-TV recently announced the debut of Sports Blitz Game Time, a weekly high school sports show which will broadcast a high school or local college football and volleyball game of the week on Saturday’s at 11:30 am and Sunday’s at 10:30 am beginning on September 4, 2010. BECON-TV is available on Comcast [...]

September 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Schools,Sports | Read More »

Broward derby team heading to flugtag reality TV show

Gold Coast Derby Girls

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No. It’s a giant roller skate with wings flying off the back of a ramp. Sounds like a cartoon, but this giant roller skate was only one of 34 teams that created a flying craft for the Red Bull Flugtag Miami 2010 in Bayfront Park Saturday. Over 80,000 people [...]

July 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Sports | Read More »

Coral Springs recognizes long-term volunteer, local students

During the Tuesday, June 1, Commission Meeting, City officials recognized Sadie Silber for dedicated service as a volunteer for the City since 1996. “We are so proud to have had her friendship and her service for all the years that we’ve had,” Vice Mayor Claudette Bruck said. “We’re going to miss you, and we wish [...]

June 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Schools,Sports,Volunteers | Read More »

Professional Roller Derby Bout Saturday, March 13 at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Gold Coast Derby Girls

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will again sponsor the Gold Coast Derby Grrls (GCDG) in a professional roller derby bout at 8 p.m., Sat., March 13. Gate opens at 7 p.m. The Blitzburgh Bombers will travel from Pittsburgh for the competition on a special flat, oval track located on the northwest side of the casino’s parking [...]

March 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Sports | Read More »

Miramar family bike rally day in March

Join us at the Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, as the City hosts its “SECOND ANNUAL TOUR DE MIRAMAR FAMILY BICYCLE RALLY”, on Saturday, March 13, 2010 beginning at 9:00am. Come out and support good health and a cleaner planet.

February 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Local news,Miramar,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

The Amazing Race holding auditions Saturday Feb. 6 in Pompano

WHAT: Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world? Then, The Amazing Race is looking for you! Team auditions for the 17th season of the Emmy Award-winning hit adventure/reality series The Amazing Race will take place this weekend at Festival Flea Market Mall® .

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Pompano Beach,Sports,Television | Read More »

Miramar’s NFL Youth Flag Football starting soon

The City of Miramar’s NFL Youth Flag Football League is a non-contact flag football league for boys and girls ages 5-8 that is being offered in partnership with NFL. This league is designed to educate youngsters on the importance of physical activity through football, while emphasizing teamwork, as well as sportsmanship. Players will learn valuable [...]

February 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Local news,Miramar,Sports | Read More »


Super Bowl XLIV.jpg

CARRIE UNDERWOOD will sing the National Anthem and QUEEN LATIFAH will sing “America the Beautiful” as part of Super Bowl XLIV pregame festivities at Sun Life Stadium in South Florida on Sunday, February 7, the NFL and CBS announced Thursday, Jan. 28. The performance will be televised live on CBS Sports prior to kickoff. More [...]

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Local news,Music,Sports | Read More »

Pro Bowl – Super Bowl Events

Photo of the sign on Fort Lauderdale Beach, out front the Elbo Room. Photo by Casper Spinello, courtesy of Elbo Room.

This post will be regularly updated. All week long, these great restaurant/bars will be having specials, and definitely show up to watch the game – Carolina Ale House -Weston or Boynton Beach, Mickey Byrnes, SAS Martini, Tijuana Taxi, – Coral Springs or Davie, Crabby Jacks, Blue Martini – Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Miami, Landlubbers, Muddy [...]

January 27th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Local news,Sports | Read More »

Professional Roller Derby Bout Coming Jan. 30 to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

Gold Coast Derby Girls

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will present a professional roller derby bout between the Gold Coast Derby Grrls (GCDG) versus Axles of Annihilation of the Oregon Rose City Roller Girls League, from Portland Ore. on January 30 in the casino’s parking lot at 8 p.m. Tickets are only $8 in advance at the casino’s cashier’s cage; [...]

January 19th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Seminole Casinos,Sports | Read More »

Group tennis lessons and Junior Tennis Academy in Coral Springs

The City of Coral Springs is now accepting registrations for the Winter session of group tennis lessons for both children and adults.  The session begins the week of February 8 and runs through March 5.  Group classes are offered for

January 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Sports | Read More »

City of Miramar to honor 2009 Class 6A Boys Football State Champions

On Saturday, January 23, the City of Miramar will host a parade and pep rally in honor of the 2009 Class 6A Boys Football State Champions, the Miramar High School Patriots. Led by former Miramar linebacker and head coach Damon Cogdell, the Patriots posted a 14-1 record, capped by a 42-20 state title game victory [...]

January 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Local news,Miramar,Sports | Read More »

Davie Girls Lacrosse Registration Open

The Davie Youth Lacrosse Foundation has a handful of spots remaining in the girls youth lacrosse program. Girls from kindergarten through 8th grade can participate in the recreation program. Practices are held two nights per week at Bamford Field, located at Pine Island Park, 3801 South Pine Island Road. Games are held on Saturdays. The [...]

January 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Events,Local news,Recreation,Sports | Read More »

January events in Broward County Parks


December 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Holiday,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Miramar,Oakland Park,Parkland,Pembroke Park,Pembroke Pines,Plantation,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Sports,Sunrise,Tamarac,Weston,cooper city,margate,wilton manors | Read More »

FAU creating Florida surfing exhibition

The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has been awarded a $16,596 matching grant from the Florida Humanities Council to research and produce a traveling exhibition “The History and Culture of Surfing in Florida.”

December 9th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Local news,Sports | Read More »

Becon-TV airing 13 annual BCAA All-Star Football game

BECON-TV will broadcast the 13th Annual Broward County Athletic Association (BCAA) All-Star Football and Cheerleaders game on Thursday, December 10th, 2009 live from Lockhart Stadium, beginning at 7 p.m. This marks the first time in BCAA history that an All-Star Game is being broadcast on live television.

December 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Schools,Sports | Read More »

NFL Super Bowl Grant Supports NatureScape Broward Initiative

A dedication ceremony will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, for the newly installed environmental garden at the New Renaissance Middle School in Miramar. The garden was funded by a grant secured by Broward County’s NatureScape program through the National Football League’s Environmental Program in preparation for the upcoming Super Bowl XLIV [...]

December 6th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miramar,Sports | Read More »

Support “Coral Springs Night” at Panthers Game

The City invites residents to make Wednesday, December 2 a “Coral Springs Night” to celebrate the newly expanded incredible ICE facility, which is located in Coral Springs and is where the Florida Panthers practice. Residents are encouraged to come out and support our Community of Excellence as the Panthers host the Colorado Avalanche. On October [...]

November 8th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Events,Families,Local news,Sports | Read More »

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