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Spending time with pets helps Hollywood seniors combat feelings of loneliness

Social isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with one in five Americans reporting they feel lonely. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings,...

Hollywood Resident Receives LAAIA Humanitarian of the Year Award

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, one of the top 10 largest homeowners insurance companies in the state, is delighted to announce Mariella Gonzalez...

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...

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Tamarac Commission votes to table land deal with Broward County at West Lake Park

The issue of where to place a 911 tower continues in Hollywood. The Broward County Commission wants to place the tower in...

West Lake Tower Saga Continues

The City of Hollywood held a special meeting today to determine what course of action to take following a revelation that...

Hollywood Commission Approves Major Purchases

The Hollywood Commission agreed to some major purchases during a recent meeting. It agreed to a resolution to...

Hollywood Works to Reduce Effects of King Tides and Flooding

King tides and flooding are a reality for coastal residents in east Hollywood. This is when the combined gravitational pull of...

Hollywood Commission agrees to major purchases

The Hollywood Commission agreed to some major financial actions during a recent meeting. It agreed to an agreement with Waste...

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Hollywood History

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...

The Story of Sam Horvitz, the Second Father of Florida’s Hollywood

  How An 8th Grade Dropout Came to Control Over Half of Hollywood   Most people know of Joseph Young, the man who rightfully gets credit for being...

If Those Walls Could Talk! Tales of the Building that was Hollywood’s First Police Station, a Bordello, and one of the Most Amazing Nightclubs...

You have probably passed 219 North 21st Avenue hundreds of times. And you may know that the building, which sits across from the tracks...
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Local leaders concerned for the future of Hollywood with departure of City Manager

  Hollywood City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark has officially accepted the position of City Manager for Coral Gables. She was well respected for her...

Hollywood Beach needs turtle lighting volunteer auditors‏

The Hollywood CRA is looking for volunteers to join in the monthly marine-turtle lighting audits. Volunteers would simply walk on the beach and look for lights.  If...

Hollywood Hills Marching Band performs well during Marching Band Assessment

Jordan Akomer, loves being the band captain of the Hollywood Hills High School Marching Band. He has made many friends in band and achieved...

Broward voters approve $800 million bond; Hollywood schools to receive significant improvements

Students at Broward County Schools will see improved facilities, more technology and more resources for arts and athletics. The Broward County voters approved an...

Member of the Chaminade-Madonna family wins big, and gives back

The C-M school community recently celebrated a member of their family winning big, and giving back. At the school’s 2014 “Lions on Safari”...

Hollywood honors veterans at annual barbecue

William Triacrico served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He participated in battles in the Philippines and was part of the occupation...

Hollywood pensions take more of city budget

Pensions continue to take a larger portion of the City of Hollywood’s budget. The City’s pension contributions as a percentage of the General Fund...

City of Hollywood's Veterans BBQ has been rescheduled to Veterans Day, Tues., Nov. 11

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE for Barbecue for Hollywood Veterans and Military Personnel The City of Hollywood Veterans Barbecue has been rescheduled to...

HOLLYWOOD BEACH

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...

Free Our Seas Hosts Environmental Art Festival at the Carpenter House on Hollywood Beach

People with a concern for the environment and a saving ocean life got together at the Free Our Seas and Beyond, Environmental Art Festival...

The First Annual H2O, Hollywood-2-Ocean, Seaside Event is Set for June 8

In honor of World Oceans Day, Leadership Hollywood Class 43 is joining forces with ocean advocacy groups Free our Seas & Beyond and the...

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort Expands Food and Beverage Team with Key Hires

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, the AAA Four Diamond-rated resort located on the legendary Hollywood Broadwalk, today announced updates to its thriving food and beverage...

City Partners with Youth Volunteers on Hollywood Beach Dune Restoration Project April 27

The City of Hollywood is partnering with the Youth Environmental Alliance (YEA) to rehabilitate the sand dune at Eucalyptus Terrace on Hollywood Beach. YEA...