Free bike rentals on May 20th at B-cycle kiosks throughout Broward aim to promote wellness

Looking to burn some calories and enjoy the South Florida landscape? Broward County’s bike share program, AvMed Rides powered by Broward B-cycle, is offering free 60-minute rides on May 20. Riders can take advantage of the offer by using the promo code 052017 at any of the AvMed Rides kiosks located in Dania Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale […]

Past presidents of the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation at luncheon to honor past presidents.

Hollywood, Florida Scholarship Foundation helps local college-bound students

The Hollywood, Florida Scholarship Foundation honored past presidents and new board members during a recent luncheon at the Club at Emerald Hills. “We are doing this to provide hope to our future leaders,” said Patricia Chukerman, president of the Foundation. “We want to help our young people.” Past presidents from over the years enjoyed spending […]

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‘Chief of Clown Services’ cheers up children for over 22 years at Joe DiMaggio’s

Nine-year-old Bella Rose Olson was born with a condition that meant oral surgery may be in her near future. Bella’s family lives in Downtown Miami but her insurance did not offer an oral surgeon whose qualifications they felt comfortable with. “I started investigating pediatric oral surgeons in Broward and was fortunate enough to learn of Jason […]

Providing free legal services to the community once a year became a tradition at Ben Farbstein's first firm, and he is still at it.

Hollywood attorney will offer free services May 1

Hollywood attorney Ben Farbstein wants to pay it forward, and he plans to do just that on May 1. Law Day  is when Farbstein will provide free legal advice, by appointment only, for 15 to 30 minutes and on a first-come, first-serve basis and with proper identification. Farbstein’s interest in helping this way started when he was a […]

Broward Outreach Center to host ‘Thanksgiving on Good Friday’ block party for homeless

On Good Friday, April 14, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold the annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal, volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy […]

Union Institute & University celebrates move to Hollywood

Hollywood city leaders recently welcomed the Union Institute & University to Hollywood with a ribbon-cutting event. Union, which is based in Cincinnati and has campuses around the nation, moved from its North Miami location to the fourth floor of 4601 Sheridan St. in Hollywood. Union offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, but its focus is more […]

Leaders want BOLD Justice for youth, seniors and mentally ill

Sixteen hundred people got together at St. David Catholic Church to participate in the Nehemiah Action. The event was organized by Broward Organized Leaders Doing Justice or BOLD Justice. Important goals include reducing juvenile arrests, providing better living conditions for senior citizens and helping the mentally ill. Some young people may get arrested for non-serious […]

Spark Hollywood hosts start-up competition for tech innovators, entrepreneurs

Spark Hollywood, a coalition of local organizations focused on growing and supporting the technology sector and entrepreneurs in Hollywood, announced that it is hosting its first “start-up competition,” called Spark Hollywood, from 5 to 8 p.m., May 11, at Hollywood’s ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle. Spark Hollywood is an event that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship for local […]

"Seussical" performance from Summer Arts Camp 2016.

Registration now open for Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp

Bring Out the artist and performer in your child with visual arts, performing arts, music,and interdisciplinary programs at the Art and Culture Center’s Summer Arts Camp from June 12th to August 18th, 2017. Each of the sessions allows children and teens to practice the skills they’ve learned while preparing for final exhibitions and performances. They […]