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Burt Reynolds interview – event on Dev. 14

The 2009-2010 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS, hosted by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council, opened on November 9, and attracted more than 70 fans to Café Boulud. The opening topic was: ART FROM THE HEART A Conversation with Professional Artists Panelists included digital media artist Laurence Gartel, fine art photographer Barry Seidman and local [...]

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Light up Lauderdale-Family Fun Zone tonight!


The Riverwalk Trust is hosting its first annual Family Fun Zone as part of it’s annual Light Up Lauderdale event.  Featuring live music, children’s activities, cultural attractions, a boat tour, food vendors and

December 4th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news | Read More »

Locally filmed undead movie playing at Cinema Paradiso

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Hot on the heels (or neck) of the recent smash opening of the new horrorific movie, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, two local filmmakers are seeking similar success. Lantana’s Marcie Gorman, a former Weight Watchers franchisee, is executive producer and co-director of the spooky new flick, The Incubus, a dark romance about the undead. Shayne [...]

December 2nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Film,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Sigmund Floyd, John Terry (former FtL Button DJ) headline autism fundraiser


Ready for a little nostalgia? Not only will you get a chance to listen to South Florida’s Premiere Pink Floyd Tribute, “Sigmund Floyd,” but John Terry, Fort Lauderdale’s original DJ from the Button on the Beach will be emcee and DJ between band sets during this Sunday’s fundraiser for the Autism Society of Broward on [...]

December 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Health,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Humane Society of Broward hosts “Reading to the Dogs” program.

The Davie program with four scheduled dates that began in October has had a great turnout. The next session is Thursday, December 17, 2009, at 4 p.m. with one more scheduled on January 21, 2010. Children ages 6-12 years of age are invited to join certified animal assisted therapy and education dogs to read their [...]

December 1st, 2009 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Davie,Events,Families,Local news | Read More »

B.B. King, Buddy Guy at Hard Rock Live in February

Blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy are set to belt it out at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, February 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. For more than half a century, Riley B. King – better known as B.B. King – has defined [...]

December 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Art, music, fun and holidays in Downtown FtL Nov. 29 and Dec. 1


Those participating in Fort Lauderdale’s 2009 Winterfest Family Day and Christmas on Las Olas events will enjoy a taste of Norman Rockwell’s classic portrayal of American life, thanks to the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale’s current acclaimed exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell. Families enjoying the free Winterfest Family Day, held on [...]

November 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »


Jose Rodriguez, 52, of Pompano Beach FL, was left hurt and walking home after being the target of a beating and carjacking outside a Pompano Beach gas station.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Local news,Pompano Beach | Read More »

Tamarac’s annual Turkey Trot with a shadow run in Iraq

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Run with soldiers in Iraq during the City of Tamarac’s 29th Annual Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot. Tamarac has been hosting this Thanksgiving Day tradition for 29 years in a row. Like last year, a ‘shadow run’ is being held, within the same 24-hour period, with U.S. military personnel in Iraq – this time two bases [...]

November 22nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Holiday,Local news,Military,Tamarac | Read More »

Orchid Classes offered at Bonnet House


Bonnet House Museum & Gardens will be offering four orchid classes beginning in January from 10am – 12pm. Orchid supplies will be available for purchase at all classes and a tour of the orchid greenhouse, lathe house and display house will be given at the end of each class. Orchid Class Schedule and Description: January [...]

November 18th, 2009 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Permits for Hollywood farmer’s market delayed

Application for building permits has been made to the City of Hollywood Department of Planning and Development Services for a proposed farmer’s market on the property located at 1940 North 30 Road.   City building officials have reviewed these applications and provided the requesting party, Invicta Watch Company, LLC, with comments.   Until both City and County [...]

November 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Hollywood,Local news | Read More »



In response to the needs of the community, officials at the Broward County Health Department announced today the opening of an H1N1 vaccination clinic that will serve people in the priority groups.  The clinic will open at 8AM on Monday, November 16, 2009 at the National Guard Armory located at 400 SW 24th Street in [...]

November 13th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Coral Springs,Dania,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Hallandale,Health,Hollywood,Lauderdale Lakes,Lauderdale by the Sea,Lauderhill,Local news,Military,Miramar,North Lauderdale,Oakland Park,Pembroke Pines,Pompano Beach,Sunrise,Tamarac,cooper city,wilton manors | Read More »

“The King in Concert” Starring James Cawley as Elvis Comes to Paradise Live

“The King in Concert” starring James Cawley as Elvis comes to Paradise Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for a  limited run beginning Wednesday, December 9. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 13 at 1 p.m. “The King in Concert” is a highly entertaining celebration of Elvis that will have audiences of [...]

November 13th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Maplewood Elementary teacher, student to donate Locks of Love

Cari Stuhr, a third grade teacher at Maplewood Elementary School in Coral Springs, has twice before donated her hair to Locks of Love and is ready to do it again.  She will share her next experience with students at Maplewood Elementary (9850 Ramblewood Drive, Coral Springs) on Monday, November 23 at 9 a.m. The entire [...]

November 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Schools | Read More »

Broward County Fair has new location, new look, but no rides

Returning for its 34th year, the Broward County Fair is set to run from Friday, November 20 through Sunday, Nov. 29 at a new location with a new look.   It will be held at Pompano Citi Centre, at Federal Highway and Copans Road.  The Broward County Fair has never had its own facility on which [...]

November 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Local news,Pompano Beach,Recreation,Taste Broward | Read More »

Veterans Day Commemoration of F-86H Sabre at War Memorial

This Sabre F-86H was rededicated at War Memorial Auditorium.

Elected officials commemorated Veterans Day by rededicating the F-86H Sabre Jet Memorial outside of the War Memorial Auditorium off Federal Hwy in East Fort Lauderdale. Speakers included Fort Lauderdale Mayor John P. Seiler, District II commissioner Charlotte E. Rodstrom, and special speaker Double Ace, Major General Fredrick C. “Boots” Blesse.  Ran Meriam withthe Air Force [...]

November 11th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Military | Read More »

Fun With Creepy, Crawly Things Nov. 29

Fern Forest Nature Center in Coconut Creek concludes its Sunday Afternoon Nature Lecture Series, for all ages, on Sunday, November 29, in the nature center’s amphitheater. Each lecture in this fun and informative series lasts approximately one hour, followed by a question-and-answer session. Live animals will be used to emphasize the lecture topics, although there [...]

November 10th, 2009 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Coconut Creek,Environmental,Families | Read More »

“Celebrity Waiters” Work for “Tips” to Help the Homeless

Reserve your seat now for the 9th annual Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless one of Broward County’s most unique benefits. What makes this event so incredibly fun are the “Celebrity Waiters,” some of Broward County’s most important community leaders who work for “tips”, serving breakfast to their VIP guests. All proceeds benefit Broward Partnership [...]

November 1st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

The 24th Annual Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival delivers

Frank Vincent & Kathrine Narducci appeared for the showing of "Chicago Overcoat" to a sold-out crowd. It shows again Nov. 3 at 5:45 p.m.

By Rachel Galvin IndependentStreak.ning.com As in previous years, the Ft. Lauderdale Film Festival (FLIFF), now in its 24th year, brings a wide variety of features, documentaries and short subjects, as well as filmmakers from around the globe and celebrities. The festival, which opened Oct. 23, has proved an excellent networking tool for those in the [...]

October 31st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Film,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Lionel Richie coming to Hard Rock Live

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Grammy-winning superstar Lionel Richie will bring 30 years of his most enduring hits and chart-topping favorites to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 30 at noon. Propelled by his immensely productive songwriting skills along with his dynamic [...]

October 29th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Hollywood,Local news,Music,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

SAVINGS you’ll FALL for – Half Priced Dining Certificates

Kevin Short, owner of PremierDiningFlorida.com.

Many of Broward’s best restaurants have partnered with PremierDiningFlorida.com to help you eat on the cheap. Founded by Kevin Short, a long-time restaurateur, PremierDiningFlorida.com  focuses on getting you the best deals for eating out: half price gift certificates. From the casual Tijuana Taxi to Mango’s in Fort Lauderdale to Thai Spice and Sage Café, a [...]

October 28th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Culture,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

Downtown Fort Lauderdale rockin’ on Halloween


South Florida’s coolest costumed and plain-clothes characters come together for a Halloween Block Party hosted by 9 favorite Fort Lauderdale haunts,  including Tarpon Bend, Himmarshee Bar & Grille, Side Bar, Coyote Ugly, Dicey Riley’s, Fat Cat’s, Briny’s Irish Pub, Limoncello and TMex, Saturday, October 31 from 8 PM – 4 AM. Map of Block Party [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Music,Taste Broward | Read More »

Possessed University Haunted House in Lauderhill – be scared!


This October a deep dark terrifying cloud of fear will descend over Broward County as Celebrations Party and Productions produces their  latest event “Possessed University” Haunted House.  Celebrations has enlisted the services of “FrightMaster” to bring you the Scariest Haunted House in South Florida.  His bone chilling scare tactics pushes the boundaries of your perceptions. [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Holiday,Lauderhill,Local news | Read More »

Ft. Lauderdale Intl. Boat Show kicks off Thursday

Northern Lights 132' - presented by Bartram & Brakenhoff Bahia Mar B Dock 14-20

CLICK HERE FOR 2010 BOAT SHOW INFORMATION There has never been a better time to enjoy boating. And there has never been a better place to fulfill your marine dreams. Celebrate the 50th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, October 29-November 2, 2009, where you will find the world’s finest selection of marine products offered for [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Recreation | Read More »

Spooky business at first Coconut Creek Halloween Expo

It was a spooky gathering at The Coconut Creek Chamber of Commerce’s first Halloween Business Expo on Wednesday, October 28. Approximately fifty local businesses and social services agencies will disseminate  information and goodies from their booths. In addition, close to fifteen local restaurants participated in “A Taste of Coconut Creek.”  Foodies got to try  Bagel [...]

October 27th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Events,Holiday,Local news,Taste Broward | Read More »

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