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George Lopez Returns to Hard Rock Live on February 25


Tickets on Sale Wednesday, December 1 at Noon George Lopez, writer, producer and star of TBS’s Lopez Tonight,  returns  to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on February 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, December 1 at noon.

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Theater | 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 »

Hollywood Residents can donate recycling points to schools

Hollywood residents who are enrolled in their city’s RecycleBank rewards program can now designate one of two Hollywood schools to receive the points they earn through their participation.

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Hollywood,Latest news,Local news | Read More »


This Friday, December 3rd, the 100 block just south of Broward Blvd. is being transformed into a true holiday party for the “Miracle on Third Avenue!”

November 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Darrell Gwynn Foundation Miami HEAT donate wheelchair

(L-R) Ryan Rogers (Darrell Gwynn Foundation), Hermino Escalona, Nirlenis Escalona (Hermino’s sister) and Udonis Haslem. (Photo Credit: Miami HEAT

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation, joined by Miami HEAT star Udonis Haslem, donated a $16,600 custom built “Miami HEAT themed” wheelchair to Herminio Escalona at halftime of the Miami HEAT game vs. the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday, November 19.

November 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Featured,Local news | Read More »

Davie Town Hall Official Drop-Off Location for Toys for Tots

The Town of Davie will participate in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program by providing an official drop-off location at Davie Town Hall located at 6591 Orange Drive and at the Davie Pine Island Multipurpose Center at 3801 South Pine Island Road.

November 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Families,Holiday,Local news,Military | Read More »

Maureen Dinnen named School Board Member of the Year

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations has named Broward School Board member Maureen S. Dinnen (District 3) School Board Member of the Year for school district’s with an enrollment of over 50,000.

November 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Latest news,Local news,Schools | Read More »


Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fort Lauderdale Beach will come alive when thousands of holiday lights brighten the City’s picturesque beachfront at Light Up the Beach on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard.  This year’s holiday lighting ceremony will celebrate the City’s Centennial as Fort Lauderdale [...]

November 19th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Davie man killed in Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Juan Rivadeneira

A Davie man was killed this week in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira, 27,of Davie, died Nov. 13 in the Kandahar province, Afghanistan. Rivadeneira, along with Corporal Jacob R. Carver, 20, and Specialist Jacob C. Carroll, 20, died  when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb and struck their unit. Rivadeneira has been in [...]

November 16th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Latest news,Local news,Military | Read More »

8,400 square miles of Gulf waters reopen for fishing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) cleared another 8,403 square miles of Gulf waters for fishing. The area reopened is due south of the Florida/Alabama state line extending west to the Louisiana state water line. This opening leaves just a fraction of the Gulf of Mexico closed to fishing. The area just reopened has [...]

November 16th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Oil | Read More »


The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, South Florida’s premier retail destination, presents an opportunity for children and families to enjoy a delicious “Breakfast with Santa” at The Capital Grille on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. This community event celebrates the arrival of Santa to The Galleria in support of Jack & Jill Children Center of [...]

November 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

9th Annual Old Davie Christmas

Tack up the mistletoe and trim up the tree! Santa is on his way with lots of goodies for children at the Old Davie School Historical Museum, located at 6650 Griffin Road. The 9th Annual Old Davie Christmas will take place on Sunday, December 5, 2010, from 12 noon to 3 p.m.

November 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Families,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

Body parts found on the banks of a Dania canal

A used auto parts employee discovered human body parts Sunday morning while cleaning the bank of the Dania Cut-Off Canal. Shortly after 11 a.m. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 800 block of Old Griffin Rd. after an employee from Millions of Parts said he found what appeared to be a human head. The [...]

November 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Dania,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

County Commissioners Swearing-In Ceremony Tuesday Nov, 16

Swearing-In ceremonies will take place on Tuesday, November 16th for newly elected and incumbent Broward County Commissioners beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Broward County Commission Chambers, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 422 in Fort Lauderdale. Broward County Commissioner-elect Chip LaMarca, representing District 4, will be sworn in by U.S. Senator George LeMieux.   District 4 [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Elections,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

LIVESTRONG® Community Impact award goes to Broward Health

Broward Health was announced as a LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award recipient.  The project, created by LIVESTRONG, the organization founded by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong to serve people affected by cancer and empower them to take action, will bring proven cancer support programs to 55 communities across the United States.  “We are [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Health,Latest news | Read More »

Davie launches Veterans resource directory

The Housing and Community Development Department has created a veterans resource guide and service directory that can be viewed on Davie’s  Town’s website. There are a myriad of local, state, and federal services and programs available for veterans. The Housing and Community Development Department developed these resource tools to make it easier for veterans to [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Davie,Local news,Military,Real Estate | Read More »

Over 100 Broward Parks Events – December 2010


Find Yourself – At a Broward County Park December 2010 Wednesday – Friday, December 1 – 31 HOLIDAY FANTASY OF LIGHTS Tradewinds Park (Coconut Creek) For all ages 6 to 10 p.m. $10/vehicle* Mondays through Wednesdays; $13/vehicle* Thursdays through Sundays. *Cost is for 20 passengers or less. The park’s regular weekend and holiday gate entrance [...]

November 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Pompano Beach | Read More »

Broward County News Briefs

Broward County Offices Close for Veterans Day, November 11 Broward County governmental offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. This includes all branches of county libraries, regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers and natural areas, as well as Animal Care’s two Adoption Centers. More… County Appoints New Transit Director [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,Pompano Beach | Read More »


The Agency for Workforce Innovation today issued a reminder to unemployment compensation customers of upcoming dates that may impact their claims.  Under current law, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC), Extended Benefits (EB) and Federal Additional Compensation (FAC) programs will conclude over the next several weeks. Initial state unemployment claims, which include up to 26 [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Employment,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

America Recycles Day 2010, November 15

America Recycles Day 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,Emerging Green,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | 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 »

Tamarac to honor our nation’s heroes at Veterans Day Ceremony

The City of Tamarac invites the public to join us in honoring our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day, November 11, 2010. The Ceremony will start at 10:30 am at Tamarac’s Veteran’s Memorial Park, located at 7825 Southgate Boulevard, Tamarac (the Northwest corner of University Drive and Southgate Boulevard). This year’s ceremony will include special guest [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Federal Government,Holiday,Latest news,Local news,Military,Tamarac | Read More »

SFWMD Invests in 19 Alternative Water Supply Projects; five in Broward

Projects will help reduce South Florida’s reliance on traditional freshwater sources

To continue protecting South Florida’s water resources, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board today approved the investment of $3.45 million in funding assistance for 19 alternative water supply projects across the region. A complete list of the 19 approved projects is available here. “Development of alternative water sources is an important part [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Davie,Everglades,Featured,Miramar,Pompano Beach | Read More »

Davie looking community trust non-profit board members

The Town of Davie has an exclusive opportunity for residents to make a true difference in their community. The Town is in the initial phase of creating the Davie Community Chest. The Davie Community Chest is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that will seek to raise funds in innovative ways to provide for annual endowments to [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Davie,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Veterans ceremony in Sunrise, other news briefs


November 11: Veterans Day Ceremony and Office Closures On Thursday, November 11, at 11:30 a.m., the City will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). This year’s celebration marks the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II. To commemorate this milestone, Sunrise’s [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Featured,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

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