A 6.5-acre marine terminal at Port Everglades is being converted into an automobile processing facility for the import and export of vehicles to and from the U.S.

Port Everglades turning marina, lot terminal into auto processing facility

You will soon likely see more vehicles entering and leaving Port Everglades because the Broward County Commission has greenlighted Horizon Terminal Services to convert a 6.5-acre marine terminal at Port Everglades into an automobile processing facility. The terminal will be used to import and export vehicles internationally. For example, they will import General Motors cars […]

The Orangebrook Golf and Country Club has seen better days. A new proposal could give the fairways new life.

Park East Civic Association unveils new plan to preserve Orangebrook Golf & Country Club

Golfers have been teeing off at the Orangebrook Golf and Country Club since the 1930s. But Orangebrook, the largest of Hollywood’s three municipal golf courses has seen better days. The greens need upgrades and the fairways have been losing money for years. But during a recent Park East Civic Association meeting, a new conceptual site plan for […]

A terminal renovation at Port Everglades will make room for more upscale ships. More cruise passengers will mean more customers in Hollywood restaurants and hotels.

‘Powerhouse’ Port Everglades construction will make room for upscale cruise ships

Port Everglades is consistently ranked as one of the three busiest cruise ports in the world with more than 3.8 million passengers in 2016. Dubbed South Florida’s “powerhouse port,” as it continues to grow it attracts more upscale cruise ships and brings added economic development to the City of Hollywood. The major $114 million complete makeover […]

Homes are now on the market at Parkview at Hillcrest, where a single townhome can be purchased for just over $300,000. Single family homes start about around $415,000 and to up to $485,000, but prices are fluctuating.

Only new residential development in Hollywood, Parkview at Hillcrest, now selling homes

On July 22, Parkview at Hillcrest held an opening celebration and homes are now on the market. The development, when complete, will include 645 homes. Of this number, 340 will be townhomes and 305 will be single family homes. There are 12 floor plans available and homes can be customized. The land was previously a […]

The recently opened Concourse A, at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, serves both domestic and international flights.  

Concourse A now open at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Travelers coming and going from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will now see a new concourse. The recently opened Concourse A includes five gates and will service both domestic and international flights. So far, Southwest Airlines and Silver Airways operate out of the five gates, but eventually more airlines will be added.  The project cost $200 […]

In 2018, Memorial Healthcare System will open an Urgent Care Center in east Hollywood, at the intersection of Sheridan Street and U.S. 1.

Memorial to open two new Urgent Care Centers in Broward

Later this year, Memorial Healthcare System will open a 3,088-square-foot Urgent Care Center at Sheridan Street and 166th Avenue in West Pembroke Pines. A second Urgent Care Center is slated to open in 2018, in East Hollywood, at the intersection of Sheridan Street and US1. “We want to provide our patients with the right level of […]

The City of Hollywood is considering ways to redevelop Young Circle so that it is better suited for pedestrians and bicycle riders.

City looking at pedestrian-friendly redevelopment of Young Circle

The City of Hollywood is considering a large redesign for Young Circle. The City held a number of community meetings where Ian Lockwood, a consultant from Toole Design Group, was brought in to find ways of improving the traffic flow at Young Circle. During the meetings, community leaders and residents were encouraged to discuss the values […]

Hollywood Commission approves contracts for construction, tech services, seniors

During a recent Hollywood Commission meeting, several contracts were approved. Among them were large construction projects, including a contract between All Webb’s Enterprises, Inc. and the City, to perform construction work involving injection wells, mechanical integrity testing and cleaning at the Southern Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant, in the amount of $424,010. The Commission approved a contract […]

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 […]

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 […]