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YMCA at Holiday Park

The YMCA of Broward County is in discussions with the city about building a new athletic center on 2.5 acres of city-owned land near the Parker Playhouse in Holiday Park. If approved, the YMCA would sign a long-term lease for the property and construct...

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Where the Boys Are

“Where the Boys Are” premiered at the Gateway Theatre on Sunrise Boulevard on December 21, 1960. Three months later the usual spring break crowd of 10,000 college students in Fort Lauderdale grew to 50,000 and the city was aghast. The movie starred...

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Sunrise Bridge Update

The new southern span of the Sunrise bridge carrying traffic to the Galleria mall and the beach opened to traffic on September 28, 2015, which was six months later than scheduled. As noted in the Sun-Sentinel on September 29, 2015: “Officials have...

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Our Favorite Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale

Market 17 is an exceptional dining experience. Market 17 is a farm-to-table organic restaurant and the owners describe their food as “wine country cuisine.” The menu changes daily based on what fresh produce, fish, seafood, meat and poultry is available...

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Is Your Hospital A-rated?

Safety grades for South Florida’s hospitals were recently released by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit aimed at increasing health system safety, quality and value nationwide. 73% of the 44 hospitals in the tri-county area are A-rated whereas only 31...

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Iguanas Come Back Strong

Green iguanas have recovered from South Florida’s frigid winter of 2010 to return to their habits of consuming costly landscaping. Iguanas are vegan natives of Central America and the Amazon basin that first appeared in Broward County in 2001. Green...

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