Thursday, December 29, 2016 9:00 AM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp- 71 degrees, warmed to tie the record at 85 degrees. With low humidity and no wind, this was an ideal diving and boating day in South Florida. 79-degree water temp with flat, calm ocean conditions and a very mild south current. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy (29’ Sea Vee with twin Mercury...

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:00 PM by Chiefy

The location of Deerfield Beach is ideal for any boater, as you’re between two ocean access inlets, Hillsboro Inlet to the south and the Boca Inlet to the north. It’s nice to have a choice as the inlets are only a few miles in either direction. Deerfield Beach is the northern most coastal community in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area....

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2:00 PM by Chiefy

As I walked from the Cove Shopping Center in Deerfield Beach along Hillsboro Blvd, timing was perfect to witness a spectacular sight. I was on the east span of the bridge across the Intracoastal Waterway when three red tractor trailer trucks, holding the world-famous Anheuser-Busch Budweiser Clydesdales, complete with a Broward Sheriff’s...
By Jennifer Riner, Trulia You don’t have to travel halfway across the world to try new cuisines and immerse your palette in fresh culture. But, depending on your current residence, you may want to head down to the Sunshine State for extensive eateries, complemented by ambiance and entertainment. In a recent study, Trulia calculated...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:54 AM by Guest Blogger

By Patricia Letakis It doesn’t really matter what time of the year you head to the beach in Fort Lauderdale. I can’t think of any month that I have visited and not found State Road A1A (AKA Ocean Boulevard) to be one of the most entertaining beach strips in Florida. In the morning its serpentine path is bathed in a sunrise glow as a...

Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:18 PM by Guest Blogger

Written by Don Valentine A mandatory stop for every resident of Broward County is the birthplace of Fort Lauderdale.  This historic landmark is the home of Frank Stranahan, affectionately known as the father of Fort Lauderdale. It rests on the shore of the verdant New River, in what is now downtown Fort Lauderdale. Stranahan was pivotal to the...
Broward County is now home to the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park , the first in Florida named for African Americans. Both of them were civil rights activists who made history there.  John U. Lloyd State Park, a popular recreational site in Dania Beach nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, was officially...
The NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale enlivens the downtown entertainment and arts district starting this summer with exhibitions of traditional African art and works by African American women artists. First, the museum, a major tourist draw in Greater Fort Lauderdale with world-renowned unique collections and world class exhibitions, joins several...