Upgrades to close lanes along 2.5-mile stretch of Stirling Rd.

Drivers in Hollywood can expect some delays because of roadwork taking place on Stirling Road. The Florida Department of Transportation awarded a $4,580,758 contract to Weekley Asphalt Inc., for roadway improvements along Stirling Road from east of SR 7/US 441 to east of University Drive in Davie, Hollywood, and the Seminole Indian Reservation. The length […]

Medical marijuana on final approach to Hollywood

Hollywood is taking a proactive approach to determining where medical marijuana may be sold in the City. During a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission agreed to pass an ordinance on final reading that will allow two medical marijuana dispensaries in the City. The two retail locations must be located north of Sheridan Street and north […]

City of Hollywood Charter Review Committee seeks applicants

The City of Hollywood is seeking people interested in serving on the Charter Review Committee to review and make recommendations regarding the current City Charter. This volunteer advisory committee will meet monthly (with more meetings possible) and participants will be required to provide a report on recommendations to the City Commission. Applicants must reside in the City of […]

City moves forward on affordable senior housing project in Highland Gardens neighborhood

Hollywood residents may not be aware of the struggle many of their senior neighbors face to pay for a quality house or apartment. But all that could change soon. At a recent meeting, the Hollywood Commission joined an agreement with Pinnacle Housing Group and the City of Hollywood to provide a local government loan for […]

Establishment of Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District passes on first reading

The Hollywood Commission passed on first reading an ordinance to create the Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District. The district will include the section west of 46th Avenue and includes 512 single-family homes. It will come back before the Commission for a second reading likely in April. The Commission wants to ensure enough time so that everyone […]

Hyde Resort celebrates grand opening

The Hyde Resort and Residences in Hollywood recently celebrated its grand opening with City of Hollywood leaders, including Mayor Josh Levy and Jorge Perez, the CEO, founder and chairman of the Related Group, which is the co-developer of the Hyde Resort. The other co-developer is Fortune International Group. The Related Group and SBE, a hospitality […]

The controversial shelter on the parcel of land now up for sale was demolished in April of 2015.

Hollywood seeks developer to purchase vacant lot near Downtown appraised at $1.2 million

Hollywood is looking to sell the vacant lot located at 1203 N. Federal Highway where a homeless shelter operated by Sean Cononie once stood. The land has been up for sale for over a year and can accommodate a development up to 10 stories high in the current zoning. The land is zoned to allow residential, hotel and restaurant buildings. […]

An advanced computer controlled stability enhancement system assists the driver with directional control of the vehicle in difficult driving conditions.

City of Hollywood agrees to new purchases

The City of Hollywood will soon have new police cars. The Commission agreed to a purchase order between Stingray Chevrolet and the City of Hollywood for 24 new 2017 Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles in the amount of $774,024. The Commission also agreed to an expenditure of federal law enforcement forfeiture funds to provide funding […]