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 […]

The City of Hollywood gets a new look with a new logo.

City of Hollywood getting a brand makeover

Hollywood is a welcoming, vibrant and sustainable destination city. This message is part of a new brand program being adopted by the City. Wilesmith Advertising/Design presented the message and new logo to commissioners and community members at a recent meeting. Wilesmith described the purpose of branding and rebranding: “A brand is a pledge of satisfaction and quality, […]

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-4411 or 954-967-HELP, or email

Hollywood Police need help identifying sexual assault suspect

The Hollywood Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance with identifying and locating a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman. The above is a composite sketch of the suspect wanted for a sexual battery which occurred at 5108 S. State Road 7 (East Jing Spa). On June 18, at approximately 11 p.m., the suspect entered […]

Activists rallied in front of Hollywood City Hall urging commissioners to change the names of several street signs because their current names are “symbols of hate.”

Five people arrested at demonstration about Confederate street signs in Hollywood

A large group gathered in front of Hollywood City Hall during a City Commission meeting to demonstrate in favor of removing street signs named after Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, John Bell Hood and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Another group of people demonstrated in favor of keeping the signs in place. As the demonstrators on both […]

Some Hollywood residents are very critical of houses in their neighborhood being rented out for loud parties that disrupt the peace and quiet of their community.

Hollywood Commission addresses problems with vacation rentals/party houses

Many Hollywood residents say their quality of life has been reduced by vacation rentals in their neighborhoods. They are angry about loud parties taking place on a regular basis next door. Others believe they should be able to rent out their property to people who want to enjoy short-term stays. Because of an increase in the […]

The supermarket chain's first location in Broward County takes over a former Winn-Dixie store at 6775 Taft St.

Latin grocer Fresco y Mas sets up shop in Hollywood

A former Winn-Dixie located at 6775 Taft Street in now occupied by Fresco y Mas. The parent company of both supermarket brands, Southeastern Grocers, opened its first Broward County Fresco y Más Supermarket in Hollywood June 14. Southeastern Grocers saw such a successful introduction of Fresco y Mas in Miami-Dade, where there are 16 locations, the […]

Hollywood, through its CRA, is using the Complete Streets design guidelines to reinvigorate important entranceways into the City and spark commercial redevelopment.

Hollywood Boulevard under Complete Streets construction until 2019

Hollywood residents should expect to see major road construction for the next two years on Hollywood Boulevard, as part of the City’s long-awaited Complete Streets program. The City had applied to the state’s FDOT and the county’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in 2013 for a grant to undertake a portion of the Complete Streets plan. […]

At the end of camp, Richt asked the players if they wanted to play in high school, college and professional football. Richt said when he considers a player for his team, he looks at whether they can play a position well enough to help the team win, and if they get good grades.

University of Miami coach runs football practice at Hollywood Police Athletic League youth camp

A group of young and upcoming football players got together for a morning football camp at the Hollywood PAL athletic field. The camp was run by University of Miami Head Football Coach Mark Richt and many of his assistant football coaches. The players, all middle-school age and below, participated in basic football drills much in […]