Allegria Ristorante opens 4,100 sq. ft location Downtown on Harrison, celebrates ribbon cutting

Husband and wife team Cristina Falcone and Chef Giovanni Sposato recently celebrated the opening of Allegria Ristorante, an authentic Italian restaurant on Harrison Street in the old location of Sushi Blues. The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce facilitated the ribbon cutting with members of the Hollywood Commission  and business and community leaders enjoying the event. […]


Everyone’s Irish at Shenanigans on St. Patrick’s Day!

Meet local home town Irish boy Patrick Utter, husband, father and owner of Shenanigans Sports Pub – the place to have fun! “On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, we open at 11 a.m. serving corned beef hash and eggs with Eye Opening Bloody Mary’s!” Utter enthusiastically explains that over the course of the day, they serve […]

Hollywood Brewing Company taps into South Florida’s craft beer boom

What could be better then a crisp, refreshing beer while kicking back on the beach? Maybe knowing that it was tested, produced and distributed right at home here in Hollywood. Committed to having the freshest, purest beer you can buy, Hollywood Brewing Company brings South Florida aficionados locally-brewed, naturally-crafted beers infused with the area’s best local fruits and spices. From […]

New restaurants and celebrity chefs underscore Diplomat Beach Resort’s $100 million renovation

The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood is in the midst of a $100 million renovation that will bring celebrity chefs and new restaurants to Hollywood. The project includes renaming of the hotel, previously known as the Diplomat Resort and Spa. Project plans call for the renovation of 1,000 rooms, a newly refurbished lobby, improvements to […]

After earning the WSOP 'Player of the Year' title, Mercier popped the question to his long-time girlfriend and fellow poker player, Natasha Barbour.

29-year old Hollywood native’s lifetime poker winnings exceed $17 million

Raised in Hollywood, Florida, professional poker player, Team PokerStars Pro , recently had a momentous run at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas. His victory also clinched him the WSOP Player of the Year title. At 29, he’s the third-youngest player to win five career WSOP bracelets. The only two others who […]

Hollywood Carvel celebrates National Ice Cream Day with BOGO soft serve July 17

Carvel announced today that in celebration of National Ice Cream Day on July 17th, guests will be able to purchase any size soft ice cream cone or cup and get a second for free at participating locations. Carvel is giving this year’s promotion a new twist by asking Americans how they most enjoy eating their […]

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 […]