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Feeding South Florida March 4 Hunger 5K Walk/Run to Fight Hunger

Representatives of Feeding South Florida™ (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) are encouraging South Floridians to help “wage a war” to fight hunger during the organization’s March 4 Hunger. The 5K Walk/Run along the acclaimed Hollywood Boardwalk, touted as one of the best boardwalks in the U.S., and beach area in Hollywood, Fla., will take place [...]

February 10th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Hollywood,Latest news,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

2011 Decomedian Contest – hosted by IMPROV and DECO DRIVE


Do you think you’ve got what it takes to make it as a comedian? Then come out for the SBCF 2011 Decomedian Contest hosted by the IMPROV and DECO DRIVE! The 6th Annual South Beach Comedy Festival once again teams up with the IMPROV Comedy Club to find the funniest talent in South Florida for [...]

February 7th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami | Read More »

CELTIC WOMAN ‘Songs from the Heart’ Tour February 6, @ 2pm

Celtic Woman, a smash hit around the globe, comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts with their newest live show, Sunday, February 6 at 2:00pm. The awe-inspiring vocalists Lisa Kelly, Chloë Agnew and our newest member Lisa Lambe along with the mesmerizing Celtic violinist Máiréad Nesbitt continue to capture the hearts of fans across [...]

February 1st, 2011 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Music,Theater | Read More »

FHA to discu$$ EXPRE$$ LANE expansion on ALL Roads. WARNING!

Dear Neighbor, Everyone knows that we have a steadily increasing number of cars traveling on South Florida’s roadways.  If you’ve spent much time driving on I-95, you’ve undoubtedly become familiar with 95 Express, a new toll system also known as ‘managed lanes.’ These new toll lanes replaced carpool lanes, removing the multi-passenger requirement during rush [...]

February 1st, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Local news,Money,Transportation | Read More »

FREE Training for Prospective Florida Water Star Certifiers

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is hosting its third free training session for prospective Florida Water Star residential certifiers. The two-day workshop will feature an overview of the water conservation program’s three residential tiers — Gold, Silver and Bronze — along with hands-on field training in the Florida Water Star inspection process. A [...]

February 1st, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Emerging Green,Employment,Environmental,Everglades,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Water management | Read More »

Broward County faces possible tougher water restrictions


South Florida Water Management water managers on Thursday January 13 considered imposing tougher watering restrictions due to less than typical rainfall.

January 18th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Pompano Beach,Water management | Read More »

Lynyrd Skynyrd brings God & Guns tour to Hard Rock

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd will bring their unmistakable blues-rock sound with its “Gods and Guns” Tour  to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on March 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 7 at 1 p.m. With a catalog of over 60 albums and sales beyond 30 [...]

January 5th, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

South Florida Experiences Driest October on Record


With little rainfall in recent weeks, meteorologists from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) reported that last month was the driest October in South Florida since recordkeeping began in 1932. The low monthly rainfall total, coupled with seasonal forecasts of exceptionally dry conditions, underscores the need for water conservation to protect the region’s limited [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Local news,Water management | Read More »

South Florida Diversity Job Expo on October 28

WHAT:The South Florida Diversity Job Expo (Community Outreach Project) PRESENTED BY: The South Florida Employment Coalition Planning Board & DiversityJobsUSA WHEN: Thursday- October 28th, 2010 from 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m WHERE: The Sheraton Suites Plantation Hotel: 311 N. University Drive Plantation, Florida 33324 EVENT COST: FREE EVENT PARKING COST: FREE THIS JOB EXPO WILL PRESENT THESE [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Employment,Latest news,Local news,Plantation | Read More »

October busy month for Audubon Society in Florida


A preserve bird walk is planned in Plantation, Florida on Saturday, October 23 begining at 4pm. Enjoy a leisurely walk through unique everglades on the linear trail, close to sunset, when bird activity is lively. Guided by birding expert Barbara Dewitt, she will lead the three-mile walk and help identify species. This activity is a partnership [...]

October 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Local news,Plantation | Read More »

New Protocols Seek Improved Balance for Lake Okeechobee Operations

04/28/10 Lake Okeechobee South end

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today provided input on an updated document to guide District recommendations to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the management of Lake Okeechobee. Known as Adaptive Protocols for Lake Okeechobee Operations, the document lays out measures to better balance the needs of the lake and [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,Water management | Read More »

Tropical storm warning issued for Broward County

fivedayforecast TS Karl

Keep an eye on it here: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/at201016.html or http://www.nhc.noaa.gov. Also see: Technology helping connect with Broward residents during a storm. A surface low crossing Cuba is expected to head north, skimming the entire coast of South Florida. Tropical Depression 16 is forecast possibly to become Tropical Storm Nicole. Tropical storm warnings are now in effect [...]

September 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

Sexy firefighters raising money in calendar launch at Hard Rock

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Twenty new smokin’ hometown heroes will heat up Seminole Paradise at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, August 19 at 7 p.m., when South Florida Firefighters unveil their 2011 calendar. The calendar cuties will fire up the crowd in support of Here’s Help and A Safe Haven for Newborns charities.

August 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Swim advisory in Hallandale, Hollywood beaches

Broward County Health Department officials are recommending people not swim at the beach near the following locations:

August 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Hallandale,Hollywood,Local news | Read More »

NOAA still expects busy hurricane season as La Nina develops

Hurricane Ike

The Atlantic Basin remains on track for an active hurricane season, according to the scheduled seasonal outlook update issued today by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. With the season’s peak just around the corner – late August through October – the need for preparedness plans is essential.

August 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Weather | Read More »

NOAA gives 60-80% chance of oil reaching South Florida

Percent of Spill Scenarios that will cause a dull sheen in a given grid as of Day 120 for a 33,000 barrels/day release for 90 days. Source: NOAA

NOAA has used modeling of historical wind and ocean currents to project the likelihood that surface oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill will impact additional U.S. coastline. This modeling, part of NOAA’s comprehensive response to the unprecedented Gulf oil disaster, can help guide the ongoing preparedness, response and cleanup efforts.

July 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Miami,Oil,Palm Beach | Read More »

86 South Florida Residents Charged with Mortgage Fraud

A special investigation has netted 86 indictments in South Florida related to mortgage fraud. From March 1, 2010 to the present date, Operation Stolen Dreams resulted in the indictments of 86 individuals in South Florida for their participation in a series of mortgage fraud schemes that resulted in more than $76 million in fraudulent loans. [...]

June 19th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Money,Real Estate | Read More »

The South Florida Diversity Job Expo: Putting South Florida Back To Work

The South Florida Diversity Job Expo, presented by The South Florida Employment Coalition Planning Board and DiversityJobsUSA will take place on Friday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation Hotel,  1230 South Pine Island Road Plantation, Florida 33324. The free event (parking too!) includes the following contests and features:

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Plantation | Read More »

Miami command post for oil opens as Klein questions BP on oil spill

OFF THE LOUISIANA COAST---The Premiere Explorer of Venice, La. stands by near a controlled burn of spilled oil from in the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico June 9. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer First Class John Masson.

Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of the Interior, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and BP started a Florida Peninsula Command Post in Miami Thursday.

June 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil | Read More »

South Florida Audubon Society asks Marriott to stop Everglades development

sunrise map

A development combining hotel, commercial  and light industrial space is being proposed west of the Sawgrass Expressway. Since we are already aware that water will be our next challenged resource it seems unwise to propose much less approve a development that is situated in such an environmentally sensitive location that could easily impact our potable [...]

May 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Everglades,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Sunrise | Read More »



The World’s Favorite Mischievous Monkey Arrives in West Palm Beach on June 17 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Curious George®, the irrepressible little monkey who has captured children’s hearts for generations, jumps into action when he takes the stage in the inaugural tour of Curious George Live! Curious George swings onto the stage at Kravis [...]

April 1st, 2010 | Posted in Art,Events,Families,Local news,Theater | Read More »

Six expos, job fair and business seminars in Davie on March 18


Looking to connect with new business? Find a job? Get some business training? Attend one of South Florida’s largest business trade shows ever. Six shows in one, the expo, produced by the Broward County and South Florida Chamber of Commerce, includes a South Florida business-to-business expo, an international trade show, a technology show, a health [...]

March 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Local news,Technology | Read More »

Broward healer focusing on promoting South Florida holistic community with expo this weekend March 6-7

Jess Santamaria

For many, the spiritual path begins with a guide. For others, such as Maria Baez, spiritual awareness is naturally a part of their essence from childhood. “I was always connected to the path since I was a little girl and discovered my intuitive gift at age 12 when I was having prophetic dreams and images [...]

February 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Health,Hollywood,International relations,Local news | Read More »

Locals unite at Fort Lauderdale beach against oil drilling offshore


To the backdrop of a stunning turquoise ocean, peaceful protestors gathered along 70-plus beaches across the state of Florida to protest drilling in offshore. In Fort Lauderdale, it especially hit home as the city’s commissioners prepare to vote on a resolution opposing offshore drilling in Florida waters. Several hundred Broward residents gathered at the heart [...]

February 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Water management | Read More »

Show your love with food: Save on great Broward restaurants this Valentine’s Day with chance to win V-Day contest!


Valentine’s Day is here. That means picking out the right token of love for that special someone and finding the right place to go for your evening on the town. When it comes to culinary connections, BrowardNETOnline.com has you covered. Here are a few local hotspots that might be just the right touch for that [...]

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Hollywood,Local news,Oakland Park,Taste Broward | Read More »

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