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Ft. Lauderdale police investigating train bridge accident

The Fort Lauderdale Police is currently investigating an incident where two males fell from a bridge on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at approximately 1:45 A.M.  The initial incident took place at 320 Southwest 2 Avenue, on the railway bridge that runs over the New River. The Police Department received a telephone call from a person [...]

December 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Clydey Foundation kicking off Winterfest Boat Parade


It’ll be a doggone good time on Saturday, December 11 as friends of the Clydey Foundation, pet lovers and community members partake in Winterfest and cruise aboard “The Caprice,” the Official Centennial Showboat in the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest 2010 Boat Parade benefiting The Clydey Foundation. In celebration of the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial, [...]

December 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news | 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Annual Cranberry Jam kicks off Thanksgiving weekend


This annual Thanksgiving bash starts off the long weekend the right way every year with live music, free beer and specialty drinks (6-9pm). There will also be food from local restaurants competing in the Taste of the Village competition decided by celebrity judges, raffles, giveaways, 2 drink tickets if you arrive after 9pm, and more surprises! [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

New Community Bus Service in Ft. Lauderdale


The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) / Tri-Rail, has partnered with the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA) to provide a free community bus service for the City of Fort Lauderdale.  The “Tri-Rail Northwest Community Link” will provide service to Tri-Rail’s Fort Lauderdale Station, BCT’s Broward Central Terminal, and to the communities of [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Transportation | Read More »

New River Greenway Now Open for Recreation


The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has officially turned over the New River Greenway to Broward County, the first segment of a planned countywide network of safe and clean bicycle, pedestrian paths, nature trails and waterways. Residents can now recreate along the greenway that parallels I-595 from 136th Avenue to University Drive in Plantation. The [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Environmental,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Transportation | Read More »

3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino exhibit for Ft Lauderdale Centennial Celebration


The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale will showcase 3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino’s exhibition entitled “Faces of Fort Lauderdale” from Dec. 9, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011 (Lobby Section of the Museum).  The exhibition celebrates the 2011 City of Fort Lauderdale Centennial Celebration and Charles Fazzino’s role as the Official Centennial Artist. Charles Fazzino has become [...]

November 7th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Culture,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Spirit Airlines expands Fort Lauderdale service

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Spirit Airlines recently announced a new expansion of its service with the introduction of non-stop service to five new markets from the airline’s Fort Lauderdale home. Included in the expansion are: Plattsburgh, NY (serves Montreal, Canada) – four weekly non-stops starting January 14, 2011. Located in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York on the [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Featured,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Transportation | Read More »

Reduced hours at Main Library due to construction, budget cuts


The Broward County Main Library hours of operation changed today, Monday, November 1. The reduced operating schedule is the result of both significant construction projects as well as staff reductions due to budget-related measures. The change does not impact hours of operation at other Broward County branch or regional libraries. The Main Library is located [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance business news briefs

From the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance: www.gflalliance.org. Alliance Announces New Jobs at Annual Meeting, Introduces J. David Armstrong, Jr. as FY 2011 Chairman Despite the down economy, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance reported at its annual meeting Thursday that it was able to help attract seven new company relocations and expansions in our community, and [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Free movies on Fort Lauderdale beach


PNC Bank presents the City of Fort Lauderdale’s inaugural season of Cinema By The Sea, an event that brings free movies to Fort Lauderdale beach! Cinema By The Sea will kick off on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 6:45 p.m. on Fort Lauderdale Beach (just south of A1A and Las Olas Boulevard) with Date Night, [...]

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Broward County News briefs

Animal Care to Host Rabies Clinic November 6 Broward County Animal Care will hold a Rabies Clinic on Saturday, November 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mary Saunders Park, 4750 S.W. 21 St., West Park. At the clinic, pet owners will be able to get their pet vaccinated against rabies. In addition, they [...]

October 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Best Halloween Costume Contest – win tickets to Halloween Festival

First annual Halloween Festival at Snyder Park in Fort Lauderdale

Post photos | Recently added | Most views | Top rated Upload your best Halloween photos for a chance to win a four-pack of tickets to the First Annual Halloween Fest at Snyder Park in Fort Lauderdale. Photos can be uploaded until 5 p.m. Monday, October 25. The photo with the most votes will win [...]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival starts this weekend

By Rachel Galvin The 25th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival begins this weekend with its opening night comedic film, “Nice Guy Johnny,” held at Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 SW Davie Rd., Davie, 33314, directed by Ed Burns, who will be in attendance with cast members: Matt Bush, Kerry Bishe, Aaron Lubin and [...]

October 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Davie,Film,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Bonnet House Young Artist Music Series opens January 27


Bonnet House Museum & Gardens kicks off its 15th season of the Young Artist Music on Thursday, January 27 at 7pm with a performance by Palm Beach Opera. The season continues on February 24th with Florida Grand Opera’s rising stars. On March 24th we have University of Miami’s Frost Opera Theater and for our fourth [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Music | 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 »

Broward commissioners FINALLY pass budget

From the Broward Commission Public Information Office: The Broward County Board of County Commissioners has reached an agreement and finalized the Fiscal Year 2011 budget after three budget hearings, many workshops and going past the deadline to approve the budget by a week.   The property tax millage rate is set at 5.553. Budget documents can [...]

October 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news | Read More »

Dog days at Broward water parks


WHAT: Broward County Parks and Recreation presents the K-9 Splash Series, for dogs ages 4 months and up, at the water parks at three regional parks: Castaway Island at T.Y. Park in Hollywood (October 23 and 24), Paradise Cove at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines (October 30 and 31), and Splash Adventure at Quiet [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

1st Annual eight day Halloween Fest at Snyder Park in Ft Lauderdale

Click here to enter our Halloween Costume Contest. Post your best pics of Halloweens past to win a four-pack of to the Halloween Festival at Snyder Park. During a Severe Tropical Storm, a top secret cargo plane laden with barrels of experimental toxic chemicals overshot the Fort Lauderdale runway and disintegrated into the nearby woods [...]

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Holiday,Latest news,Local news,Music | Read More »

Global Work Party Day for climate change Sunday, Oct. 10

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Following my tradition started from last year, I will be participating along with other members and supporters of 350.org, a Fort Lauderdale Global Work Party Day event hosted by 350.org. On Oct. 10, almost 7,000 events will take place in 188 countries showing action against climate change. Visit www.350.org for more on the international movement. Locally,I [...]

October 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Art briefs from Broward Cultural Division


Museum of Discovery and Science is making community waves… Walmart partners with Museum of Discovery and Science to offer “$5 Days” admission on select days in 2010 and 2011. Visitors can explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits at the Museum for just $5 per person on Saturday, January 8 and June 4, 2011. From October 2, [...]

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Art,Broward County,Coral Springs,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Join international coastal cleanup, John U. Lloyd Park on Sept. 25

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2010 marks the 25th annual international coastal cleanup hosted by Ocean Conservancy. Do your part! Grab your gloves, sunglasses and sunscreen and enjoy a morning in the sun -as well as clean up our beaches. When: September 25th from 9:00 am -12:00pm Where: John U. Lloyd Park Following last years success, students from Nova Southeastern [...]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Environmental,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

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