Author: Caron Conway

Koffee Kult Gourmet Coffee Roaster Relocates to Downtown Hollywood

Gourmet coffee roaster Koffee Kult recently relocated its operations to an expanded facility in Downtown Hollywood, where a state-of- the-art process is utilized in roasting the finest coffee beans from around the world. Koffee Kult first opened in 2011 in western Hollywood and moved its headquarters Oct. 1 to 311 S. 21st Ave., where coffee beans are prepared for packaging using its new top-of- the-line Loring Roaster. During the roasting process, the flavors of green coffee beans are developed into the fresh coffee beans sold to consumers. The smokeless Loring Roaster locks in more flavor than conventional roasters, creating...

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Yellow Cab ends ‘meter anxiety’ with upfront fares and new technology

Yellow Cab Broward can add yet another first to its standing as a  leader in the taxicab industry with the addition of smart devices  that replace traditional taximeters and let passengers know up front what their trip will cost. Yellow Cab Broward launched its new “No More Meters/Guaranteed Pricing” initiative at the end of August following taximeter deregulation by the state July 1 and subsequent passage of a county ordinance giving cabs the flexibility to use alternative forms of meters and charge rates that are lower than the county-regulated amount. All 500 Yellow Cabs are now equipped with Android...

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Boxroom Escape Games offers interactive adventures in Downtown Hollywood

Game enthusiasts and puzzle lovers seeking an escape from the ordinary are finding it at Boxroom Escape Games, a collection of live escape rooms in Downtown Hollywood that provide a fun and challenging real-life interactive experience. Thinking outside the box takes on a whole new meaning at Boxroom Escape Games, where a group of 2 to 6 players has 60 minutes to escape a private themed room filled with puzzles, riddles, secret doors and hidden compartments by using common sense and teamwork. Boxroom Escape Games, recently opened at 2042 Hollywood Blvd., features three different rooms designed for beginner, intermediate...

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Krakatoa Restaurant brings Indonesian Cultural Experience to Downtown Hollywood

Krakatoa Indonesian Cuisine, a popular Hollywood restaurant known for its authentic multi-flavored Indonesian food as well as the cultural experience it creates for diners, has expanded its operations to the Downtown District. Krakatoa, a joint venture between landscape designer John Anthony and head chef Abe Muis, an Indonesia native, opened September 30 at 1910B Hollywood Blvd. Aptly named for a volcanic island in Indonesia whose eruption in 1883 was the greatest in recorded history, Krakatoa first burst on the local dining scene three and a half years ago at the Yellow Green Farmers Market and has attracted a strong...

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Southern Spice Restaurant Brings Sophisticated Comfort Food to Downtown Hollywood

Natosha Gonzales has channeled her love for her mother and her down-home cooking into Southern Spice, a new restaurant at 1920 Tyler St. in Downtown Hollywood. Gonzales’ devotion to her late mother Earla’s memory shows in Southern Spice’s menu, which features Southern-style dishes with a modern twist, what Gonzales calls “sophisticated comfort food.” Southern Spice’s offerings are based on recipes from Gonzales’ mother and grandmother and have been reinvented by Chef Malcolm Prude, whose Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich was recognized by the New York Post as one of the “Best Desserts in America.” “My mother and grandmother are the...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
15
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8:00 pm ArtsPark Movie Night featuring J... @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
ArtsPark Movie Night featuring J... @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
See a free family friendly flick every Friday. Lawn seating. Bring a blanket or beach chair. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5921
Dec
16
Sat
5:00 pm Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk @ - Downtown Hollywood Hollywood FL 33020
Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk @ - Downtown Hollywood Hollywood FL 33020
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 16 @ 10:00 pm
Restaurants, galleries & shops, art, music, murals, outdoor markets & more! Artisan Market, 5pm-10pm; Mural Tour, 6pm-7pm; Impulse Art – fusion of music and foot painting, 8pm-9pm. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5940
Dec
17
Sun
6:00 pm Global Meditation for World Peace @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Global Meditation for World Peace @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm
By directing our thoughts in specific, positive ways, we have the potential to guide the world towards becoming a more peaceful place. FREE Admission. Call 954-962-7447 for more information. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5897
Dec
18
Mon
10:00 am The Cupboard kosher food pantry ... @ The Cupboard
The Cupboard kosher food pantry ... @ The Cupboard
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Cupboard kosher food pantry new volunteer orientation @ The Cupboard |  |  |
Weekly Orientation Help us sort and stock food, take orders, etc. for food pantry clients.
Jan
1
Mon
5:30 pm Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Jan 1 @ 5:30 pm – Jan 1 @ 9:30 pm
Stop by the ArtsPark at Young Circle on Monday night. Bring the family. Enjoy the fresh air and have a picnic. Pick and choose from 20+ different trucks. Visit http://burgerbeast.com/arts-park/ for list of trucks. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5980
Jan
2
Tue
7:00 pm Full Moon Drum Circle @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Full Moon Drum Circle @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bring a drum or percussion instrument to this guided drum circle from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. All levels welcome. Meet at Palm Court (West Side). Info: 954-926-0204 http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5891
Jan
5
Fri
5:00 pm Funtastic Friday @ Hollywood, FL 33020
Funtastic Friday @ Hollywood, FL 33020
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm
Enjoy family fun with a DJ, face painter, games, bounce houses and more. Local 10 (WPLG) viewers recently ranked Funtastic Friday # 8 on their “Top 10 Places to Take the Kids” in South Florida[...]
8:00 pm ArtsPark Movie Night featuring M... @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
ArtsPark Movie Night featuring M... @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
See a free family friendly flick every Friday. Lawn seating. Bring a blanket or beach chair. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5922
Jan
7
Sun
10:00 am Dream Car Classic @ - 1900 Block of Hollywood Blvd Hollywood FL 33020
Dream Car Classic @ - 1900 Block of Hollywood Blvd Hollywood FL 33020
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Featuring dozens of classic cars, trucks and other vehicles of interest. Special appearance by International Face Art artistic face painting and glitter tattoos! Free admission. Vehicle registration $20. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5952
Jan
8
Mon
5:30 pm Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – Jan 8 @ 9:30 pm
Stop by the ArtsPark at Young Circle on Monday night. Bring the family. Enjoy the fresh air and have a picnic. Pick and choose from 20+ different trucks. Visit http://burgerbeast.com/arts-park/ for list of trucks. http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5981

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