Pulte Homes will unveil Parkview at Hillcrest, a much anticipated residential community on the former Hillcrest Golf Course in Hollywood, on July 22. 

Pulte to develop 645 single-family homes and townhomes in Hillcrest

Pulte Homes will unveil Parkview at Hillcrest, a new residential community on the former Hillcrest Golf Course in Hollywood, on July 22.  The national builder will hold a grand opening from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with tours of three single-family and two townhome models that are fully furnished. Pulte is transforming two former golf courses into […]

Downtown Hollywood, FL. Photo by Jennifer Ann Love.

What’s going on with the shade trees Downtown?

Based on a risk assessment, the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has decided to remove 13 copper pods from the Historic District that spans two blocks as part of a beautification project, generating some concern from residents who love the shade trees. The scope of the project includes new landscape, festoon lighting and lighting curtains […]

No more free parking Downtown Hollywood; city to install meters

Free street parking Downtown Hollywood will soon be a thing of the past.  If you want to park your car on the street in Downtown Hollywood, you will have to pay $1.25 an hour at a meter. The Hollywood Commission agreed to a resolution to establish on-street parking rates within downtown Hollywood and to eliminate the […]

FPL will supply Brightline with 2 million gallons of clean, high quality biodiesel-blended fuel.

Brightline and FPL announce clean energy partnership

Brightline, the express train service that will run between West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, recently announced its partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to provide clean biodiesel to fuel the trains. FPL, which has used clean, high-quality biodiesel as a fuel for its trucks for nearly two decades, will supply Brightline […]

Florida State Rep. James Grant’s justification for cheating term limits is a 155-day break he took from office beginning in 2014. According to Grant, this brief pause should cancel out all of his past service and start his term limits clock at zero.

Florida State Rep wants term limit law repealed

MELBOURNE, FL — U.S. Term Limits (USTL), a national pro-term limits group based in Florida, says Florida State Representative and 2022-2024 House Speaker candidate James Grant (R-Tampa) is cheating the term limits passed into law by 77 percent of Florida voters. Even though Grant was first elected to the State House in 2010, he intends […]

Hollywood looks at alternatives to traditional grass yards

Hollywood residents who don’t spend much effort watering their grass yard can develop a yard plan that uses alternatives to traditional turf grass. City staff is testing alternative landscaping ideas to see if some are better for Hollywood residents. City staff recommends grouping plants in any house or commercial property landscape planting plan together based […]

A group residents expressed concern about the signs named after confederate generals. Many asked the Commission members to take the signs down and brought signs saying “Take Them Down.”

Commissioner hosts community meeting open to all residents

Commissioner Debra Case hosted a Commission in the Community meeting that offered people a chance to meet with the mayor and commissioners and enjoy some pizza. A group residents expressed concern about the signs named after Confederate Generals Nathan Bedford Forrest, Robert E. Lee and John Bell Hood. Many of the people who spoke asked […]

The Crab Pot at 2901 Hollywood Blvd. hosted a Business After Hours event for the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

Crab Pot hosts Business After Hours for Chamber

Lisa Crowley is the proud owner of the Crab Pot, a restaurant that opened in March at 2901 Hollywood Blvd.   “We are crab and seafood prepared as it would be in Maryland,” said Crawley. “I was born and raised in Maryland and this restaurant has been a dream of mine. I make the crab […]

Hollywood city and community leaders broke ground in front of City Hall to commemorate the Hollywood Boulevard Complete Streets project involving major upgrades and improvements along Hollywood Boulevard from City Hall Circle to Dixie Highway. Construction will begin on July 10 and completed in summer 2019.

City of Hollywood breaks ground in ceremony for Complete Streets project

A group of Hollywood city and community leaders got together in front of City Hall to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hollywood Boulevard Complete Streets project. The project involves major improvements along Hollywood Boulevard from east of City Hall Circle to Dixie Highway. Construction will begin on July 10 and will be completed in […]