12-year-old leads Earth Day clean-up efforts on Hollywood Beach on April 22

Saving Ocean Life (SOL), committed to preventing beach pollution through organized beach clean-ups and spreading awareness throughout the community, will host an Earth Day event on April 22 at the Carpenter House of Hollywood in North Beach Park, at 4414 Surf Road. “We will get to meet and feed Captain, the newest turtle resident,” says 12-year-old […]

Hollywood wins Broward Water Partnership Community Engagement Challenge

In April and May, residents in participating Broward Water Partnership communities worked hard to save water and tell others how they did it. The Neighborhood Water Challenge got people focused on water conservation in its many forms including reuse, retrofitting and replacement of old, inefficient appliances. The Challenge had two categories. One where participants could […]

Annual coastal cleanup set for Sat., Sept. 17 at three locations in Hollywood

Broward County participates in the annual International Coastal Cleanup, sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. The Cleanup takes place in over 104 countries around the world and typically on the 3rd Saturday of September. The 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. until noon. Please dress appropriately for the […]

Hollywood officials go undercover to cite code violations, bypassing warrant or consent

Last month, five Hollywood homeowners thought they were showing their homes to prospective buyers.  Instead of an offer, they received multiple code violations from the city. In an effort to address residents’ complaints about unauthorized construction work and illegal renovations, Hollywood officials recently justified rolling out some unconventional investigative methods. Properties listed for sale with major renovations […]

Hollywood Gardens West sidewalk improvement project discussion set for July 7

The “Hollywood Gardens West Sidewalk and Bicycle Facility Improvement Project” is an initiative, backed by the Broward Metropolitan Organization (MPO) “Complete Streets” Project. These bodies in a combined effort with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plan to improve pedestrian and cyclist traffic in the Hollywood Gardens West area. FDOT is hosting a Public Information Workshop […]

Two new restaurants to open at Diplomat Landing

This summer, Howard Wein Hospitality (HWH) debuts two new restaurants located at Diplomat Landing overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Bristol’s Burgers features ingredient-driven burgers served exclusively on house-baked sub rolls, boozy and non-boozy milkshakes made with homemade ice cream, and a full bar celebrating retro-inspired cocktails. Portico is a rustic outdoor beer and wine garden serving […]

Scholarship to be awarded to one local student for Leadership Hollywood Class XLI

Are you a college student interested in journalism and expanding your leadership skills to make a difference in your community? This year, Hollywood Gazette is providing a scholarship to one local college student for the upcoming Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hollywood program. Leadership Hollywood provides an interactive program each year where participants can […]

The complete remodeling history of Hollywood is available online

Hollywood residents can now access information on every single remodeling and construction project that has taken place over the past ten years through BuildZoom’s Permit Mapping project  Today, BuildZoom announced the release of its building permit map in Hollywood – the first application of its kind to provide homeowners with details on every home improvement […]