McArthur High School holds Hollywood’s Next Top Chef event

McArthur High School recently held an event known as ‘Hollywood’s Next Top Chef,’ where Hollywood restaurants worked with special needs students to cook and learn about the restaurant business. A number of local education officials and community leaders including Mayor Josh Levy sampled and judged the food. The program was designed to educate McArthur’s special […]

Hollywood commits $6 million for Complete Streets Project

The Hollywood Commission passed a resolution to fund the Johnson Street Complete Streets Project and allowed the City Manager to execute a letter setting forth the City’s commitment to the plan. This involves funding for the right-of-way acquisition portion of the project with an estimated cost of $6 million over three years. The Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization […]

Hollywood Police Dept.’s innovative program proves effective at reducing domestic violence incidents

During a recent Commission meeting, members heard a presentation about the work the Hollywood Police Department has been doing in the past year. One successful program highlighted is its offender-based domestic violence program. The Hollywood Police Department’s Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative (OFDVI) program is the first of its kind in Florida and was adapted from the […]

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital: first pediatric hospital in the world awarded “Person-Centered” Designation

What does it mean to be a “Planetree Designated® Person-Centered Organization?” “Since opening our doors in 1992, we have been focused and committed to the care of our patients and families. Our philosophy of patient- and family-centered care means that families and healthcare professionals are true partners working together to serve the best interest of […]

Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics set for March 16 at Longhorn Steakhouse on Sheridan St.

Each year, law enforcement officers nationwide volunteer their off-duty time as “celebrity waiters” in participating restaurants and receive tips to raise funds for Special Olympics. On Thursday, March 16, the Hollywood Police Department will host its annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser at Longhorn Steakhouse located at 4899 Sheridan Street. The annual fundraising event is organized by the Law […]

Development plans for Sunset Golf Course have Hollywood neighbors teed off; next meeting set for March 13

On Monday, March 13th at 1:30 p.m. the new owner of Sunset Golf Course will meet with City staff at City Hall on the second floor to discuss his intentions to develop Sunset Golf Course. It is a public meeting. The fate of the Sunset Golf Course has long been debated in the City of […]