Members of the History of Chivalry train at TY Park and fight to the yield.

History of Chivalry entertains crowds at Florida Renaissance Festival

Members of the History of Chivalry, which practices at TY Park, are performing real-life combats during the Florida Renaissance Festival at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach. The combats take place in front of hundreds of spectators attending the festival. Group members say they love to train in the demanding sport of medieval combat. Those […]

Downtown Hollywood’s monthly Artisan Market grows; next one set for Sat., Mar. 18

  The community came out to recently to enjoy the growing Artisan Market that takes place during Downtown Hollywood’s monthly ArtWalk. Those who came could enjoy live entertainment, vendors offering a wide range of arts, crafts, jewelry, clothing and other items and the chance to spend time with family and friends. The Artisan Market is offered […]

Annual ‘Party on the J’ brings community together on Johnson Street

    Business and community leaders got together on Johnson Street to celebrate Party on the J. It was an opportunity for leaders to promote their organizations, socialize and just have some fun. The event included live musical entertainment. Restaurants on Johnson Street held outdoor activities and smaller businesses had booths set up. Community and […]

Meet Hollywood’s Dolores Kirby: One Awesome Octogenarian

Eighty-six year old Dolores Kirby is every bit the wide-eyed, precocious, seductress she was 71-years ago when she won her first beauty contest at the age of fifteen. Born in Chicago in 1930, Dolores moved to Hollywood in 1956. “I married Don, my first husband in Chicago and it was he who suggested we make […]

All photos courtesy Elyse Friedman-Brunt

Join the 2nd annual Be Mine dog show at Hollywoof dog park

Bring your prize pooch and your human friends and family for a celebration full of fur-friendly fun at the second annual “Be Mine” dog show from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 11 at Stan Goldman “Hollywoof” Dog Park, located at 800 Knights Road in Hollywood. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hollywood Council of Civic Association’s Pete Brewer […]

PAINT. THE. WALL. Community leader aims to beautify 600-foot long barrier in Hollywood

Amidst all the talk of building a wall in national news, local resident Bettina August is focused on one here in the heart of Hollywood instead.  August has launched the “Paint the Ugly Wall” campaign to beautify a mildew-ridden concrete wall on the north side of Sheridan Street east of I-95. Her goal is to have a nautically-themed mural […]

‘Loss and Beauty’ photo exhibit highlights personal stories of Holocaust

Photographer Keron Psillas is bringing her unique artistic look at the Holocaust to Hollywood. Her original exhibition, “Loss and Beauty,” opened January 7 and runs through February 18 at Gallery 2014, 2014 Harrison St. Psillas spent more than five years researching the stories behind the book, “The Girls of Room 28,” by Hannelore Brenner. Her exhibit pays homage to […]