Hollywood Brewing Company taps into South Florida’s craft beer boom

What could be better then a crisp, refreshing beer while kicking back on the beach? Maybe knowing that it was tested, produced and distributed right at home here in Hollywood. Committed to having the freshest, purest beer you can buy, Hollywood Brewing Company brings South Florida aficionados locally-brewed, naturally-crafted beers infused with the area’s best local fruits and spices. From […]

Hollywood Commission agrees to a resolution to discourage smoking at the beach and parks

City maintenance crews pick up nearly 40 pounds of cigarette butts every month from Hollywood Beach. The Hollywood Commission and local environmentalists would prefer that people not smoke at these locations, but under current state law, only the Florida legislature can ban smoking in public places. Rather than a ban on smoking, the Commission agreed to a resolution to […]

Arr Matey, it’s Magnificant

Local artist Amber Kulp is spreading her wings, and not just on those feathered tiaras she’s so fond of creating but on the walls of Hollywood Beach businesses’. Yep, she recently completed signage on a wall at Bonny & Read’s (the pirate themed bar/restaurant made famous on Spike TV’s Bar Rescue program). No landlubber our […]

Rocco’s Redux

The arrival of Margaritaville on the Hollywood Beach inspired some near-by businesses to to spruce up a bit–and why not? Sure, Cinderella looked fine in her scullery-maid duds, but she rocked it in that gown and slippers! Rocco’s Pizza was one such biz to beautify and their interior make-over was the brain-child of Omquest Design […]

UPDATE: Dania Beach Blvd. Bridge reopening delayed

The reopening the Dania Beach Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway to vehicular and pedestrian traffic was scheduled for April 20, 2016, Florida Department of Transportation officials announced. The bridge has been closed since January 12, 2016 as part of a $5.75 million mechanical, electrical and structural renovation project. “Due to on-going repairs the Dania Beach […]

Should Hollywood allow skateboarding on the Broadwalk?

Roller skating, rollerblading, bicycling and the use of any human-powered device that operates on wheels are all permitted on the Hollywood Broadwalk. However, skateboarding and longboarding are prohibited. Since the opening of Margaritaville, the ordinance has been strictly enforced much to the dismay of local skateboarding and longboarding enthusiasts. I ride a long board and […]

Hollywood Beach parking guide

Residents and visitors to Hollywood Beach can find a relatively inexpensive place to park in municipal parking areas when available. Hollywood Beach extends from Dania Beach Boulevard to Hallandale Beach Boulevard along A1A. Within that area, the City has parking management and enforcement over 1,038 on-street and 935 off-street spaces. The on-street meters are $1.50 per […]

Hollywood in the national spotlight

The 2.5 mile Broadwalk is back on the national stage. The most recent accolades come from Bicycling Magazine which named the Broadwalk as one of the best boardwalks for cycling. The magazine is promoting the Hollywood Broadwalk as a great place for both the dedicated cycling enthusiast and the leisure beach cruiser. USA Today has also […]