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 […]

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort kicks off the new Havana Nights first Thursday Nights July 6.

Margaritaville launches Havana Nights nights first Thursdays

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is turning up the heat with the debut of new Havana Nights led by Peruvian-born and Miami-raised musician Tony Succar at Margaritaville Restaurant every first Thursday of the month from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tony and his band will put their own Latin twist on the top hits we all […]

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 […]

Magnum Tattoo is located in Downtown Hollywood. The studio offers cosmetic tattoos, tattoo makeup, and permanent makeup.

Magnum Tattoo owner ‘feels right at home’ in Downtown Hollywood arts district

Magnum Tattoo, recently opened in Downtown Hollywood, has quickly built a loyal clientele that appreciates the creativity, attention to detail and professionalism. Studio owner and tattoo artist Andrii Rybchemko opened Magnum Tattoo in early February at 1948 Tyler St. Word traveled fast by customers and through glowing online reviews, and Magnum Tattoo now has repeat customers […]

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. […]

Emerald Hills residents will soon be able to vote whether or not they want their neighborhood to be included in a Safety Enhancement District.

Emerald Hills residents to vote on safety enhancement district on a special ballot

A decision for or against the creation of an Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District is getting closer. Forming the district was again discussed during a recent workshop. Those in favor of the creation of the Emerald Hills Safety Enhancement District are advocating for an extra-duty City of Hollywood Police Officer detail financed by a special […]

City Commission green lights major projects

The Hollywood Commission recently met to decide on a number of major city-wide projects. Here are the ones that got commissioners’ stamp of approval: City leaders started off by approving a contract between GPE Engineering and General Contractor Corp and the City of Hollywood, for construction services related to the Water Main Replacement Program, in […]

Be aware

I’d like to congratulate Clive Taylor my friend and neighbor for joining the volunteer mobile patrol. Clive and I will be out on patrol hoping to keep the break-ins down to a minimum. Stay vigilant. Fix broken fences, lock gates.  Report any suspicious activity or people in your neighborhood. You know who lives here and […]