Loki with new family

Meet your sweetheart at the Humane Society of Broward County event

Find the guy or gal of your dreams at the “Adopt a Sweetheart” event at the Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC), 2070 Griffin Road, on Feb. 11-12.  Adoption kennels will open at 10:30 a.m., said Cherie Wachter, vice president of marketing for HSBC. “There will be a variety of four-legged blonds, brunettes and redheads all looking […]

Hollywood resident turned app creator shares Hollywood history

Gary Kramer, longtime Hollywood resident-turned-entrepreneur, takes us on a stroll down memory lane starting with the old police station. “When Chief of Police ‘Bud’ Naylon was the boss in the ’70s, crime was negligible in Hollywood,” Kramer recalls. “And in the old days, if you went west of State Road 7, you were in the sticks, […]

All photos courtesy Elyse Friedman-Brunt

Join the 2nd annual Be Mine dog show at Hollywoof dog park

Bring your prize pooch and your human friends and family for a celebration full of fur-friendly fun at the second annual “Be Mine” dog show from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 11 at Stan Goldman “Hollywoof” Dog Park, located at 800 Knights Road in Hollywood. Proceeds from the event benefit the Hollywood Council of Civic Association’s Pete Brewer […]

Join the 19th Annual ‘Walk 2 Stop Hunger’ in Hollywood

The Jubilee Center’s 19th Annual Walk 2 Stop Hunger will be held on March 5 from 3-5 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1704 Buchanan St. “The event brings together a variety of organizations, civic groups, congregations, families, friends, and other individuals to help their neighbors in need,” says LeAnna Vasquez, executive director of  the Jubilee Center of South […]

Martin and Caryl Shuham
Martin Shuham

Hollywood resident c hairs the Broward Public Library Foundation

Meet Martin Shuham – husband, father, lawyer, longtime Hollywood resident and Chair of the Broward Public Library Foundation (BPLF). He is also on the Executive Committee, is the incoming treasurer of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and serves on the City of Hollywood’s Community Development Advisory Board. He is one busy fellow. “My wife, […]

Ilana and David

Walk the Talk for Epilepsy on Hollywood Beach this spring

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida is hosting its signature Walk the Talk for Epilepsy on May 7 at North Beach Park, 3601 North Ocean Drive in Hollywood. Early bird registration is open now by clicking here. Established in 1971 as a not-for-profit, Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and […]

18th annual holiday toy distribution and volunteer appreciation event set for Dec. 17

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as Community Enhancement Collaboration (CEC) hosts its 18th Annual Volunteers & Partners Toy Distribution! “For eighteen years, our volunteers, families, and partners have come together to create a Winter Wonderland at the Washington Park Community Center,” states Nadine McCrea, CEO-Founder of […]

Susanne Reiter with her daughter Ahava Greenbaum.

14-year old Hollywood resident raises awareness and funds for ALS

Ahava Greenbaum is an impressive young lady. The 14-year-old Hollywood resident has completed over 600 volunteer hours in the last year working with a variety organizations and throughout her last school year at special events. Over the last 2 years, Greenbaum has volunteered as a counselor for local summer and winter camps and has pioneered the […]

Volunteers provide critical home renovations for disabled Hollywood Air Force Veteran

Hollywood native, Kenneth Mitchell and his wife Joan, are long-time residents that love their community. The couple wants to age comfortably in their home of over 26 years but, in order for them to do that, they needed critical renovations. “Ken served in the U.S. Air Force and Joan was a teacher of 30 years for a […]

Eveliz & Sandra

Hollywood resident spends spare time providing rides for cancer patients

The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery program provides free rides to cancer patients who have no means of transportation or who are too ill to drive themselves to and from their cancer-related medical appointments. “Rides offered through this program are provided by the generosity of volunteer drivers who donate their time and the use […]

Hollywood local Seth Gabel stars in hit show Salem; season 3 starts Nov. 2

Election coverage isn’t the only frightening thing on TV this November.  The dark and steamy season 3 premiere of WGN America’s supernatural thriller, Salem, hits the airwaves Nov. 2 featuring Hollywood’s home town celebrity Seth Gabel.  Gabel plays the multi-faceted, tortured soul of ex-Reverend Cotton Mather, who is married to the angelic, yet sultry, Ann Hale […]