Author: Robin Kerr Drulard

W.O.M.E.N. of Hollywood Seeking 2017 Woman Of The Year

Anne Hotte, CEO and Executive Director of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, has sent out a reminder, lest this important fact get lost in the holiday shuffle:  Nominations for the city’s 2017 Hollywood Business Woman of the Year must be submitted no later than Friday, December 22, 2017. Here is a link to the Nomination Form.   W.O.M.E.N. — (Women Owners Managers Executive Network), an industry group of (come on, guess) female business executives brought together and supported by the Hollywood Chamber, bestows this honor every year on a woman in the community who shines out in her commitment to making...

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Diplomat Beach Resort and NSU Art Museum Team Up for “The Art of Travel”

  Just in time for Art Basel and Art Week Miami, the newly-transformed Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood and the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale have announced a new strategic partnership, as both the hotel and the museum gear up to celebrate the milestone occasions of their 60th anniversaries. Like the Diplomat, which completed a $100 million transformation in April 2017, the Museum was founded in 1958.  Located only 20 minutes from the destination resort, the Museum is the hub of the South Florida Art Coast, situated midway between Miami and Palm Beach in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, one of the fastest...

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Holy Heroes Batman, It’s a Run for the Kids!

Be a Superhero at the 5th Annual Kakes 4 Kids 5k at Hollywood Beach this Saturday Morning! Kakes 4 Kids is a non-profit organization that celebrates the birthdays of over 300 foster and underprivileged children in South Florida.  This Saturday, December 9, 2017, the 100 percent volunteer-based organization will sponsor their 5th ANNUAL “BE A HERO, RUN FOR A KID” 5K and invite everyone to don their best superhero duds and walk or run the beautiful oceanfront 5K route on Hollywood Beach.  Registration begins at 6:30 am at Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut Street and the race begins at 7:30.  Afterwards, join...

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Pay-to-Park Begins This Week in Downtown Hollywood

Three days into the return of on-street metered parking in downtown Hollywood and local merchants have mixed emotions. The return of meters after five years of free parking was decided upon in an effort to increase parking turnover and improve the availability of spots for customers. The cost to park at one of the over-500 metered on-street spaces is $1.50 per hour, while the parking fee at both the downtown garages will be $1.00 per hour to accommodate those parking for a longer duration.  And it’s still not so easy to find a spot on Hollywood Boulevard. Some downtown...

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Hollywood Native Jerry Beck Helped Open Art Basel with Art/Poem Flown Over Beach

  “MATERIALISM MADE MY WALLET GROW FANGS,” was seen by thousands from Miami Beach to Hollywood Beach. Artist, poet, and Revolving Museum Director Jerry presented “Onto UMMM…Public Art-Poetry Project,” event on South Beach for the opening of Art Basel yesterday, December 6, 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Beck, musician and singer Paulina Labowitz, and artist Coraly Rivera engaged a large public audience on the beach as single propellor plane flew Beck’s poem along the shore.    “Many people pointed fingers, took pictures with their cell phones, most smiled while others looked confused,” said Hollywood born Beck, “Certainly the hot weather of buzzing South...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
15
Fri
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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