Former U.S. Prosecutor opens crime museum in Hollywood

If you want to learn about the history of crime prevention in Florida, you might want to visit...

City’s New FastTrac® Start-Up Program Fosters Entrepreneurship in Hollywood

As a Kauffman FastTrac® affiliate, the City of Hollywood recently hosted the FastTrac® Start-Up Program to help entrepreneurs refine their business concept, identify...

Work to begin on Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Construction is about to begin on the new four-story addition to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Construction will begin in February 2020.



Municipal News: Week of January 16th

Purchase Approvals by Hollywood Commission The Hollywood Commission agreed to execute a master equipment lease with Wells Fargo Financial...

Free Smoke Alarm Installation Set for Sat., Feb. 1 for Boulevard Heights Residents

Hollywood Fire Rescue, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be offering free in-home smoke alarm installation on Saturday, February...

Community Comes Together at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fun Day

Members of the Hollywood Community got together at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center to enjoy the Martin Luther King...

Work Begins on Major Hollywood GO Bond Projects: Tidal Flooding Mitigation, New Police Headquarters, Golf Courses and more

Phase 1 work is underway on some of the larger projects to be funded by a General Obligation Bond Hollywood voters passed...

Mayor Levy Delivers Annual State of the City Address; Hollywood on Track to Become an $18 Billion City in 2020

Mayor Josh Levy's annual State of the City of Hollywood address took place during a recent Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce meeting.
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Hollywood History

The Architects and Architecture of Hollywood, Joseph Young’s Dream City

                                                                                In around 1920, Joseph Wesley Young began buying up land in South Florida, specifically, five plats of land in the Allapattah section...

Hollywood By-the-Sea, Jospeh W. Young’s Planned City Beautiful, ...

Some vignettes from the earliest years By Joan Mickelson, PhD We south Floridians are often...

The Real Mobsters of Old Hollywood

If Al Capone was actually in as many places in old South Florida as the legends say — and for as many...

Morningstar’s Jewelers — Five Generations of Making the ‘Diamond of the Gold Coast’ Shine

On 20th Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard is a giant mosaic diamond engagement ring.  Is it because Downtown Hollywood, with its canopy...

Hollywood Historical Society — Keeper of the Tales of All Old Hollywood

Jean Morford, Board Member, Researcher, Membership Chair Patti Clempson, Board Member, In-House Local Historian

Hollywood Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Landing of John Fairfax, First Rower to Cross the Atlantic Alone

In 1969, a young Brit named John Fairfax pushed off from the Canary Islands toward Miami in a rowboat called the Brittania, determined to...

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Dining News & Reviews

Shabo’s Mediterranean Barbecue Expands in Downtown Hollywood

Shabo’s Mediterranean Barbecue, a popular Downtown Hollywood restaurant that combines authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern recipes and spices with American barbecue...

Olivia Bar & Restaurant

Olivia Restaurant & Bar brings authentic Italian cuisine to Downtown Hollywood. Located at CIRC Hotel, Olivia offers craft cocktails and signature experiences...

Point Royal

Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian introduced The Royal Brunch at his Coastal American restaurant, Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood,...

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

Margaritaville invites guests to raise a glass, take a bit out of Paradise and most of all, to relax and have a...


Voted Best Wings in Florida by Travel Pulse, Shenanigans Sports Pub has been family-owned and operated for over 25 years, featuring quality...


Located on the Hollywood/Hallandale Beach border in a funky property lies a hidden gem called DumplingAF. Not only the ones you...


Celebrate the 16th Annual Groundhog Day on Hollywood Beach Sun., Feb. 2, 2020

Revelers at Hollywood’s silliest annual event plan to outdo themselves in February, starting off Groundhog Day festivities with a hearty breakfast before...

Free Garage Parking for Beach Residents and Employees Due to King Tide Flooding Through Nov. 28

Due to the flooding that has occurred on Hollywood Beach during the current King Tides that began Sunday, November 24th continuing through the...

Nevada Street Parking Garage Now Open; 304 Spaces Added for Parking on Hollywood Beach

The official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Nevada Street Parking Garage designed by Architect, Hollywood’s own Joseph...

October 12 Sunrise 5K to Benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the Fort Lauderdale Sea Cadets

On October 12, about 500 runners -- hopefully more -- will greet the sunrise at Charnow Park on the Broadwalk for...

Hollywood Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Landing of John Fairfax, First Rower to Cross the Atlantic Alone

In 1969, a young Brit named John Fairfax pushed off from the Canary Islands toward Miami in a rowboat called the Brittania, determined to...