South Broward High School’s Wind Symphony Band to play Carnegie Hall in April 2017

The South Broward High School Wind Symphony Band will travel by train to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2017. The band will leave early in the morning on April 12 and return April 17. Band members hope to raise $120,000 to pay for the costs of the trip. The train […]

Update: Confederate street sign debate in Hollywood

At a recent Hollywood Commission meeting, the issue of streets named for Confederate generals continues to develop. During citizen’s comments, a number of people spoke in favor of, and against, revising the controversial street signs. Lunelle Siegel says she’s concerned that efforts are being made to erase U.S. history. She fears the next step would be […]

Public meeting to discuss Regional Activity Center rezoning set for Sept. 6

Open to all Hollywood residents, City of Hollywood and the North Central Hollywood Civic Association (NCHCA) will be hosting a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 6th at Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Room 219. The NCHCA plans to provide information on proposed zoning changes for Hollywood’s Regional Activity Center (RAC) at the […]

$16 million Johnson Street Complete Streets Project slated to begin in 2021

Hollywood residents recently came together at City Hall on June 29 to learn more about the upcoming Johnson Street Complete Streets Project. They had an opportunity to meet with the officials who are leading the project and learn about what is being planned. The project involves the rebuilding of Johnson Street with one travel lane […]

New 6-acre park opens June 17 between Taft and Sheridan

As part of the redevelopment project called Sheridan Stationside Village happening in the area just west of Interstate 95 between Taft Street and Sheridan Street, the City of Hollywood has gained a new 6 acre community park.  Once a trailer park, this new recreational area features a distinctive oak hammock and a historic coral rock house. A dedication and grand opening for […]

Hollywood Police Department is distributing SmartWater kits in select neighborhoods in Hollywood

Hollywood residents who want another tool in protecting their property from burglary will now have one. The Hollywood Police Department is introducing SmartWater CSI, a crime prevention strategy that is designed to deter thieves. SmartWater offers a forensic taggant. It is a liquid that looks and feels like water and comes in a kit that […]