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Anica Art Studios Brings Unique Perspectives to Downtown Hollywood

Lifelong artist Anica Shpilberg has realized her professional dream with the recent opening of Anica Art Studios in Downtown Hollywood. Anica Art Studios, a joint venture between Shpilberg and artists Amalia Brujis and Donna Lee Steffens at 112 S. 20th Ave., celebrated its grand opening March 1. Shpilberg, a native of Peru whose portfolio includes photography, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and steel and stone sculpture, has been an artist all her life, taking her first art class at age 7. Shpilberg’s work is in private collections in the U.S., Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Israel and Switzerland. From 2005 to 2017,...

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Legado Restaurant Brings Authentic Chilean Cuisine to Downtown Hollywood

Last updated on February 26th, 2018 at 02:53 pmSouth Florida diners can enjoy the “fresh fruits of the sea” from off the coast of Chile and much more at Legado Restaurant in Downtown Hollywood. Legado, which means “legacy” in Spanish, lives up to its name. Hollywood patrons are treated to the same authentic Northern Chilean cuisine served at the original Legado Restaurant that proprietor Luis Montenegro Carter opened in his native Copiapó in 2006. Launched Aug. 24 at 1824 Harrison St., the new location’s menu showcases the variety of foods that the Copiapó Valley region is known for, from...

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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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Upcoming Events

Jan
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2:00 pm Farmers Market at The Wellness C... @ The Wellness Center at Post Haste Pharmacy
Farmers Market at The Wellness C... @ The Wellness Center at Post Haste Pharmacy
Jan 10 2018 @ 2:00 pm – Jan 3 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Farmers Market at The Wellness Center at Post Haste Pharmacy @ The Wellness Center at Post Haste Pharmacy |  |  |
Join our Farmers market at the Wellness Center at Post Haste Pharmacy (EVERY WED from 2-6 PM) –Bringing in the farm fresh local, nutrient dense, organic produce from Farmer Alex and more! Featuring the freshest[...]
Feb
2
Fri
6:00 pm DBSA Depression and Bipolar Supp... @ Memorial Behaviol Health, rebels drop in center
DBSA Depression and Bipolar Supp... @ Memorial Behaviol Health, rebels drop in center
Feb 2 2018 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 1 2019 @ 7:30 pm
DBSA Depression and Bipolar Support Group @ Memorial Behaviol Health, rebels drop in center |  |  |
Weekly support group meeting on Friday night from 6-7;30 pm. lead by a peer facilitator.
Mar
16
Fri
all-day HABITAT PLUSH + ORIGIN @ Art & Culture Center / Hollywood, FL
HABITAT PLUSH + ORIGIN @ Art & Culture Center / Hollywood, FL
Mar 16 – May 20 all-day
HABITAT is a multi-disciplinary village of artist environments that examines the cosmos, domesticity, and women’s roles in intimate spaces. PLUSH is an annual installation dedicated to Pleasurable, Lush, Utilitarian, Subjects of Humanity, PLUSH is a[...]
Apr
19
Thu
6:00 pm Making Marks: 40th Annual Studen... @ Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
Making Marks: 40th Annual Studen... @ Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – May 30 @ 3:00 pm
Making Marks: 40th Annual Student Exhibition @ Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery |  |  |
This juried exhibition showcases the works of some of Broward College’s most talented art students. This is a unique opportunity for these emerging artists as they pursue careers in their field, allowing them the opportunity[...]
Apr
27
Fri
5:00 pm Funtastic Friday @ Hollywood, FL 33020
Funtastic Friday @ Hollywood, FL 33020
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 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 Amphitheater
ArtsPark Movie Night featuring M... @ ArtsPark Amphitheater
Apr 27 @ 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=6209
Apr
28
Sat
8:30 pm ArtsPark Big Screen Concerts Fea... @ ArtsPark Amphitheater
ArtsPark Big Screen Concerts Fea... @ ArtsPark Amphitheater
Apr 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Katy Perry, The Rolling Stones, Def Leppard in concert at the ArtsPark Amphitheater? Well, kind of… The Prismatic World Tour is a concert film showcasing Katy Perry’s fun-loving personality, her artistic vision, eye-popping theatrics, daring[...]
Apr
30
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5:30 pm Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Food Trucks At ArtsPark @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 30 @ 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=5997
7:00 pm Full Moon Drum Circle @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Full Moon Drum Circle @ ArtsPark @ Young Circle
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 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). http://www.hollywoodfl.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6270
May
2
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all-day Broward College Village Square D... @ Funky Buddha Brewery
Broward College Village Square D... @ Funky Buddha Brewery
May 2 all-day
Broward College Village Square Dinner at the Square: A Free Market for Education? @ Funky Buddha Brewery |  |  |
Broward College Village Square Dinner at the Square: A Free Market for Education? Broward College Village Square will host the final Dinner at the Square event in its series of non-partisan debates featuring guest speakers[...]

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