National university with a local feel opens center in Hollywood; open house set for March 23

Adults seeking a quality higher education degree can find a variety of flexible, collaborative and interdisciplinary programs to accommodate their particular needs, from online bachelor’s to doctoral degree programs, at Union Institute & University, a regionally accredited non-profit national university with an academic center in Hollywood. Distinguished as the pioneer in adult education, UI&U has […]

Hollywood artist opens art gallery and studio in Downtown Arts District

Hollywood artist Doris White is now able to paint and exhibit her work close to home at her new Art N Form Gallery that opened in Downtown Hollywood on June 18 during the monthly Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk. Art N Form Gallery, at 120 S. 20th Ave., showcases White’s oil, acrylic and mixed-media paintings and more […]

Downtown Hollywood artist community offers studio space, art classes and exhibitions

L.Mercado Studios, a working artist community in Downtown Hollywood, has burst onto the arts scene with a full house of Artists in Residence, an array of art class offerings and a Visiting Artists Exhibition scheduled for May 21 during the 3rd Saturday of the Month Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk. Hollywood residents Dorandy Mercado and Laura Gasper, […]

The Rolon Group expands business operations in Downtown Hollywood

The Rolon Group, a management company that provides value-driven, business-focused marketing and marketing solutions through its four specialty brands, recently expanded its operations into the SunTrust Bank building at 2001 Hollywood Blvd. in Downtown Hollywood. The Rolon Group was founded in January 2014 by Anthony Rolon, who has been a resident of Hollywood for eight […]

New ‘train-to-trolley shuttle’ connects tri-rail passengers to Hollywood trolley

Beginning Oct. 12, those who visit or work in Hollywood’s downtown or beach districts can take advantage of the new Train to Trolley Downtown Hollywood Shuttle Service linking the Tri-Rail station at Hollywood Boulevard and Interstate 95 with the Hollywood Trolley stop at 20th Avenue and Van Buren Street. The Train to Trolley Shuttle fare […]

Hollywood unanimously passes anti-fracking resolution

When the City of Hollywood joined a growing number of Florida municipalities and counties in passing an anti-fracking resolution, it represented both a personal and a professional victory for Jennifer Ehrenfried, a Hollywood resident who works for the nonprofit public interest organization Food & Water Watch. Fracking, a controversial hydraulic fracturing technique for recovering natural […]