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Tales of the Real Beauty Queens of Old Hollywood Beach

"They're not only attractive, but they can cook, sew and keep house too!" proclaims a Hollywood Sun-Tattler headline from 1953. We've sure come a long...

Hollywood Murder Mystery Solved 35 Years Later with Serial Killer Confession, DNA

JACK-JONES-HANDWRITTEN-LETTERDownload States-motion-to-vacate-and-set-aside-judment-and-sentence-Ronald-StewartDownload Transcript-of-Ronald-Stewart-change-of-pleaDownload The Broward State Attorney’s Office filed court...

HOLLYWOOD HISTORY : WHO WAS HERB TULK?

Forgotten Hollywood Resident Owner of Historic Destroyed Home Unheralded Supporter of the Arts in Hollywood Like so many of my stories for the Hollywood Gazette, I start...

Broward Celebrates Black History Month With Dozens of Free Cultural Events

Throughout the month of February, Broward County agencies will celebrate the rich history and contributions of African-Americans. The 2019 theme, “Black Migrations” is the focus of...

Who Owns Sailor’s Point and Other Questions Answered About North and South Lakes

There’s a beautiful little spot on a corner jutting into North Lake in the Lakes area of Hollywood and everyone calls it Sailor’s Point....

History of T.Y. Park: Hollywood’s Gathering Place for Half a Century

PHOTOS COURTESY OF HOLLYWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY Over a half-century ago, on the north side of Sheridan Street just west of the I-95 highway -- which...

Hollywood Historical Society Pop-Up Museum Installation Set for Jan. 19

“I don’t think any other South Florida city has as much old advertising material as Hollywood,” said Clive Taylor, self-styled Hollywood historian, collector of...

Private Property, Keep Out: The Phantom Property Owners of Hollywood’s West Lake Park

Hollywood is fortunate to be the home of West Lake Park, which occupies a three-mile strip immediately west of the Intracoastal Waterway, and is home to...