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A message from Broward Commissioner Beam Furr regarding Transportation Network Regulations

A message from Broward Commissioner Beam Furr regarding Transportation Network R…

    Greetings Hollywood, Uber has been a hot topic in recent weeks. There has been no shortage of editorials, articles and even direct mail pieces discussing the County’s actions with regards to...

21-05-2015 Hits:496 Business

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Tomas Sanchez is the Interim Police Chief for the Hollywood Police Department

Assistant Chief of Police Tomas Sanchez has been named to the position of Interim Police Chief effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015. The announcement was made by...

21-05-2015 Hits:502 Hollywood Police Department

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Emmy Award-winning artist Wayne White to Create Supersized Puppet at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Emmy Award-winning artist Wayne White to Create Supersized Puppet at the Art and…

Wayne White: “Art is Supposed to Hypnotize You or Something” opens June 13 through August 23 The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is helping celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Broward...

21-05-2015 Hits:306 Arts & Entertainment

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South Florida Wildlife Center rescues unruly 'students' from Sunshine Elementary Charter School

South Florida Wildlife Center rescues unruly 'students' from Sunshine Elementary…

Monday morning at Sunshine Elementary Charter School students arrived to discover two new faces who didn't quite fit in with the other 400 students. Two very young raccoons, only weeks old, were frantically...

15-05-2015 Hits:295 School News

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Hollywood resident Josephine Viola turns 100

Hollywood resident Josephine Viola turns 100

Dancing has been a passion for Josephine Viola since she was 13. She only recently gave up dancing, at age 95 and will turn 100 on July 9.   Born in Newark...

15-05-2015 Hits:199 People

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Burlington announces new store to open this fall in Hollywood

Burlington, a leading national off-price retailer, has announced today that it will open a new 60,000 square foot store in fall 2015. The new Burlington will be located at Hollywood...

14-05-2015 Hits:591 Business

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South Florida Italian Culture & Heritage Festival set for Oct. 11, 2015 at ArtsPark

South Florida Italian Culture & Heritage Festival set for Oct. 11, 2015 at A…

The first South Florida Italian Culture & Heritage Festival will premiere on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 12pm till 8pm at ArtsPark at Young Circle in downtown Hollywood. The Festival...

12-05-2015 Hits:502 Arts & Entertainment

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Humana opens up $350,000 grant to Broward non-profits who foster health and well…

The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), has selected Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Knoxville, Tenn., and New Orleans as the 2015 communities for the company’s Humana Communities Benefit program. Nonprofit 501(c)(3)...

08-05-2015 Hits:726 Non-profit News

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Free art event set for May 30th Downtown Hollywood

On May 30th from 7 - 10 p.m. Runas/Hemingway’s Lounge (219 N. 21st Ave—Dixie Highway and Polk) will  showcase art exhibits from local artists and feature live performances. Artists and performers include: Daniel...

07-05-2015 Hits:281 Arts & Entertainment

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Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy JROTC Drill Team Ranks Among the Best in the Nation and State

Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy JROTC Drill Team Ranks Among the Be…

  The Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy JROTC Drill Team made Broward County history by competing in two major competitions on the same day, ranking among the best in the...

06-05-2015 Hits:490 School News

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City of Hollywood implements new technology to fight crime

City of Hollywood implements new technology to fight crime

The City of Hollywood is embarking on a major program to update its technology in the fight against crime. The Hollywood Police Department is in the initial phases of a $1.5...

04-05-2015 Hits:785 Municipal News

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Hollywood gets a new fire truck

Hollywood gets a new fire truck

The Hollywood Firefighters at Fire Station Five welcomed a new fire engine today by performing a Fire Service ritual known as “Wetting Down” a new apparatus. The ritual consists of the out-going...

04-05-2015 Hits:447 Municipal News

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Police Chief Frank Fernandez leaves to work for Hollywood's former city manager in Coral Gables

Police Chief Frank Fernandez leaves to work for Hollywood's former city manager …

Hollywood Police Chief Frank Fernandez is leaving the Hollywood Police Department on May 15. Fernandez will to go to Coral Gables where he will become the director of public safety and...

30-04-2015 Hits:627 Hollywood Police Department

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McArthur basketball player Derric Jean earns scholarship to Louisiana Tech University

McArthur basketball player Derric Jean earns scholarship to Louisiana Tech Unive…

Derric Jean, a guard on the McArthur High School Basketball team was named to the Florida Basketball Coaches Association and Source Hopes Class 8A all-state first team basketball team. He...

26-04-2015 Hits:423 School News

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Not your average cancer story: Hollywood Hills resident shares her "Breast Choice"

Not your average cancer story: Hollywood Hills resident shares her "Breast …

You know you’ve seen them before.  Heck, they practically have their own genre: “cancer stories”.  A mom, or perhaps a teenager, faces a devastating diagnosis and proceeds through the five stages of grief before finding peace...

23-04-2015 Hits:1299 Feature Stories

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Proposed County ordinance would prohibit solicitation at intersections

The Broward County Commission has asked the County Attorney to draft an anti-solicitation ordinance that would cover major intersections with high volumes of traffic. The goal is to reduce car...

17-04-2015 Hits:324 Municipal News

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April 15 Hollywood Commission meeting update

During yesterday's meeting, the Hollywood Commission agreed to some major purchases. The Commission approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of a 2015 Pierce 105’ Velocity Aerial Ladder Apparatus truck in the estimated...

17-04-2015 Hits:439 Municipal News

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Broward Commissioners Consider Yellow Dot Motorist Medical Information Program‏

Broward County Commissioners are considering the implementation of the Yellow Dot Motorist Medical Information Program (Yellow Dot Program).  A public hearing has been set for April 28, 2015 at 2PM...

16-04-2015 Hits:462 Health

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Broward Commission approves tougher inspections for vehicle for hire operators

Broward Commission approves tougher inspections for vehicle for hire operators

  The Broward County Commission recently approved more stringent mechanical inspections of transportation network companies (TNC) such as Uber and Lyft, and all other for-hire vehicles. Now, drivers for these companies...

12-04-2015 Hits:812 Business

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Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science students 9th annual exhbit open through April at ArtsPark

Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science students 9th annual exhbit open through …

Middle school students from Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science (HAAS) are currently displaying their talents at the 9th Annual HAAS Middle School Art Exhibition. The exhibition, “Young Artists: Power...

08-04-2015 Hits:1202 Arts & Entertainment

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Local retired teacher with cerebral palsy mentors students at McArthur High School

Local retired teacher with cerebral palsy mentors students at McArthur High Scho…

Richard Downer loves to work with teenagers. And as a mentor at McArthur High School, he gets plenty of opportunities to advise young people who need a person to talk with...

07-04-2015 Hits:918 People

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Sun., Mar. 29 will be cloudy with a chance of marshmallows

Sun., Mar. 29 will be cloudy with a chance of marshmallows

WHAT: Hollywood's annual Spring Marshmallow Drop  WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 29 Please note: due to the forecast for inclement weather on Saturday, this event has been rescheduled to SUNDAY, MARCH 29th. from 2 –...

25-03-2015 Hits:913 Arts & Entertainment

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Hollywood law firm to host free board certification course Tues. April 21

Hollywood law firm to host free board certification course Tues. April 21

Condominium and Homeowner Association board members, as well as property managers, are invited to attend a free, board certification course Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The educational...

20-03-2015 Hits:1861 Business

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Downtown Hollywood gets 'yarn-bombed' by Odd Ducks working to craft a community

Downtown Hollywood gets 'yarn-bombed' by Odd Ducks working to craft a community

If you've walked the streets of downtown Hollywood lately, you may have noticed some unauthorized public art pieces in the form of bicycles covered in yarn. These yarn-bombed bikes were...

20-03-2015 Hits:1102 Downtown Hollywood

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McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace earns recognition

McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace earns recognition

McArthur High School Principal Todd LaPace received a greatly coveted award. He was named Florida Association of Student Councils Principal of the Year for 2014 – 2015. What makes this...

19-03-2015 Hits:1067 School News

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Broward Passes Resolution Opposing Concealed Weapons on College Campuses

Broward Passes Resolution Opposing Concealed Weapons on College Campuses

  Broward County Commissioners are urging Florida state legislators to reject all bills that would allow guns and other weapons on college campuses.  The resolution adopted today opposes Florida Senate Bill...

17-03-2015 Hits:987 School News

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Enter to win a giant chocolate easter egg at Doris Italian Market through March 27

Enter to win a giant chocolate easter egg at Doris Italian Market through March …

Doris Italian Market & Bakery locations in Coral Springs, Sunrise, Boca Raton, Hollywood and Pembroke Pines are celebrating Easter with a decadent giveaway. From now through Friday, March 27, customers can...

17-03-2015 Hits:1239 Business

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