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 […]

Hollywood attorney helps the disadvantaged obtain legal services

Hollywood attorney Carlos E. Sandoval, founder of Carlos E. Sandoval, P.A., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Service of Broward County. The organization’s mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation and education to the disadvantaged so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low-income community and […]

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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 resident turned app creator shares Hollywood history

Gary Kramer, longtime Hollywood resident-turned-entrepreneur, takes us on a stroll down memory lane starting with the old police station. “When Chief of Police ‘Bud’ Naylon was the boss in the ’70s, crime was negligible in Hollywood,” Kramer recalls. “And in the old days, if you went west of State Road 7, you were in the sticks, […]

Martin and Caryl Shuham
Martin Shuham

Hollywood resident c hairs the Broward Public Library Foundation

Meet Martin Shuham – husband, father, lawyer, longtime Hollywood resident and Chair of the Broward Public Library Foundation (BPLF). He is also on the Executive Committee, is the incoming treasurer of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and serves on the City of Hollywood’s Community Development Advisory Board. He is one busy fellow. “My wife, […]

Memorial Hospital’s DeMassi honored

Christopher R. DeMassi, M.D., Medical Director of the Memorial Neuroscience Institute Spine Center of Memorial Healthcare System, was among 1,823 initiates worldwide to become a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). DeMassi received this honor during the Convocation Ceremony at the College’s 2016 annual Clinical Congress in Washington, D.C., where reports on research […]

Susanne Reiter with her daughter Ahava Greenbaum.

14-year old Hollywood resident raises awareness and funds for ALS

Ahava Greenbaum is an impressive young lady. The 14-year-old Hollywood resident has completed over 600 volunteer hours in the last year working with a variety organizations and throughout her last school year at special events. Over the last 2 years, Greenbaum has volunteered as a counselor for local summer and winter camps and has pioneered the […]