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Head to Bluster’s Friday for humorous live sitcom: Shani Talk show

Actors Eric Cheri, Cassandra Burton and Adam Ciesielski bring on the laughs as part of the Shani Talk Show at Bluster's Bar in Hollywood.

Sex and relationships…..definitely what most people are interested in talking about….at least on a recent live talk show/sitcom hosted by Shani Louis in Hollywood. Sassy, smart funny, Shani leads the crowd on a humorous journey through sex and relationships, with a little help from her friends.

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Theater | Read More »

Hollywood man arrested on child porn charges

Brian Henwood was arrested on child pornography charges.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department, a member of the South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Brian K. Henwood today. Beginning November 2009, information was developed on an IP address that contained and was sharing child pornography files via the Internet.  Investigators learned that the IP address came back to an address [...]

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,Local news | Read More »

Construction Continues on Project to Clean Everglades Water


The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board recently approved a contract to build a key set of bridges necessary to add more water-cleaning capacity to the expanding network of stormwater treatment wetlands that are improving water quality in America’s Everglades.

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Everglades,Local news | Read More »

Summer camp slots still open in Coral Springs

School is out and summer is in full swing. There are plenty of opportunities to stay active this summer. From art classes to tennis lessons, the City offers something for every child to enjoy. For more details, visit www.CoralSprings.org/summerfun to view our Summer Fun Guide. Kamp Kool Slots are still available at the City’s summer [...]

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Families,Recreation | Read More »

Old Dillard Museum celebrates Juneteenth this weekend

The Old Dillard Museum will celebrate Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day with a mini-carnival festival on Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 5 p.m. The Museum is located at 1009 NW 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale. The festivities will include an exhibition of carnival costumes by Fun Generation, a

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Schools | Read More »

One man dies in Broward accident on U.S. 27

An early morning crash on U.S. 27 claimed the life of a Broward man on Monday. The Broward Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call at around 6:02 a.m. notifying deputies of the collision. The preliminary investigation indicates that 69-year-old Kenneth Duckworth, who was driving a black Toyota, was on the left lane of southbound U.S. [...]

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Weston | Read More »

Art Exhibit Opening at Old Davie School


The Old Davie School Historical Museum will be holding its 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibit from June 18, through July 31, 2010. An Opening reception will be held on Friday, June 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. Works in the exhibit include

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Davie,Local news | Read More »

Kid, family activities in Parkland

Summer Recreation Registration: Parkland Kids Camp and Teen Camp The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration in person and by mail for the Summer Recreation Program for both residents and non-residents.  The Parkland Summer Recreation Kids and Teen Programs are for children ages 5-14.  Registration forms and camp calendars are available to download on the city website or may be picked up [...]

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Holiday,Local news,Parkland | Read More »

Florida begins survey of green jobs in state

Agency for Workforce Innovation Director Cynthia R. Lorenzo today announced that AWI’s Labor Market Statistics Center is conducting the state’s first comprehensive business survey to identify green jobs in Florida.  The Green Jobs Survey is being mailed to nearly 60,000 businesses in Florida.  The survey results will establish a baseline from which to measure future [...]

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Employment,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Wet Seal, Best Buy mobile, Chicken Now open in Coral Springs

Coral Square Mall has added popular women’s fashion retailer Wet Seal, cellular phone store Best Buy Mobile and restaurant Chicken Now.

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Coral Springs,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | 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 »

First potential tropical storm popping up in Atlantic

Current satellite view of Invest 92

Well, Floridians, our summer of watching weather has begun as the National Hurricane Center reports its first area of low pressure with a 60 percent chance of turning into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours.

June 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Hurricane season,Local news,Miami,Palm Beach | Read More »

NASA captures satellite view of BP oil spill


NASA’s Aqua satellite flew over the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, June 10 at 19:05 UTC (3:05 p.m. EDT) and the satellite’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument captured an image of the thickest part of the oil slick.

June 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil | Read More »

Seafood licenses extended, scallop harvest season starts early

Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced on Friday that seafood licenses set to expire on July 1, 2010, are extended and the 2010 recreational harvest season for bay scallops will open nearly two weeks early. “In an effort to continue alleviating the economic distress this oil spill is causing to Florida’s fishing community, we are proud [...]

June 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil,Tallahassee,marine | Read More »

USGS puts oil estimates at 40,000 barrels a day

From Deepwater Horizon Response External Affairs team: WASHINGTON – Under the direction of National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, the Flow Rate Technical Group (FRTG), which is led by United States Geological Survey Director Dr. Marcia McNutt, and a scientific team led by Energy Secretary Steven Chu are analyzing new data and bringing together several [...]

June 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil | Read More »

Crist vetoes abortion bill

A bill that would have required women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound performed by the doctor as well as prohibiting state or federal funds to be used for an abortion, among other health care changes has been vetoed by Floridan Gov. Charlie Crist. HB1143 In his veto letter, Crist said the following:

June 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Health,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Crist sets oil plan, gets additional $25 million for BP cleanup; emergency loan program

Governor Charlie Crist today signed a memorandum of understanding with BP, committing an additional $25-million block grant for state preparation and response costs to combat the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The grant follows Governor Crist’s June 3rd request for additional funding from BP to support recovery efforts.

June 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil,Tallahassee | 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 »

Free HIV test day June 27 in Broward

The Broward County Health Department recognizes June 27, 2010 as National HIV Testing Day; which is designed to encourage individuals to assess their risk for HIV infection and know their HIV status. This annual day of recognition promotes FREE, anonymous and confidential HIV counseling and testing throughout Broward County. The theme, “Take the Test, Take [...]

June 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Local news | Read More »

Wasserman-Schultz on the BP oil spill

oil soaked pelican

Learning From The Oil Spill: How To Move America Forward By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz As we’ve seen over the last two months, oil is an important, dangerous, and troublesome part of this economy and our lives. The BP oil spill that began in April has shown us the danger of offshore drilling specifically, and [...]

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

Photos tell the story of Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill

Dying heron off Louisiana coastline from BP oil spill.

BP is busy spending millions of dollars to protect its image. With apologetic television ads and using Internet savvy, the company may be spending up to $10,000 a day to pay for “oil” search terms that redirect Google, Yahoo and Bing Web search users to the company’s official website, according to ABC News. BP says it [...]

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

Two Coconut Creek residents named Points of Light

Governor Charlie Crist has recognized Bob and Joan Nast of Coconut Creek as this week’s Points of Light for Disability Awareness Month. “Bob and Joan have completely devoted their lives to serving others,” said Governor Crist. “They have selflessly provided amazing opportunities to families and children with developmental disabilities and serious illnesses.”

June 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Families,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Parkland,Tallahassee | Read More »

Rothstein given fifty year prison sentence


Scott Rothstein, 47, of Fort Lauderdale, was sentenced in court today in connection with the operation of a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme through the defunct Ft. Lauderdale law firm Rothstein Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A (RRA). Today’s sentence follows Rothstein’s January 27, 2010 guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to violate the racketeering influenced corrupt [...]

June 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

White House sends comprehensive update on BP oil spill

oil soaked pelican

From the White House press office: The Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill Prepared by the Joint Information Center UPDATED June 9, 2010 7 PM * For a full timeline of the Administration-wide response, visit the White House Blog. PAST 24 HOURS President Obama Announces Fourth Trip to Gulf Coast Next Week [...]

June 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Local Chef Volunteers For White House food Project

Chef Nachum on the White House Lawn

First Lady Michelle Obama recently commissioned an all volunteer project titled “Chefs Move To Schools” affording an opportunity for chefs around the country to adopt a local school to help solve the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. “Chefs Move to Schools” will pair chefs with schools in their communities to bring fun to fruits [...]

June 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

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