Miguel Pilgram, Fort Lauderdale real estate developer and head of The Pilgram Group, has a vision for the economic development of neighborhoods that works hand-in-hand with cultural and heritage tourism. The new NYSW Jazz Lounge opening in a struggling part of downtown Fort Lauderdale is an example. Tucked into a tiny courtyard off a side street...
Three major African American organizations with close to 5,000 members working in education, government, and law enforcement will gather in Greater Fort Lauderdale for their summer conferences in July to tackle an array of issues facing the country’s urban communities today. The United Negro College Fund will meet in Fort Lauderdale for the...
When the 100 Black Men of America come to town, community outreach is always on the agenda. The organization, one of the most prominent and influential African American groups in the country, returns to Greater Fort Lauderdale June 14-17 for its 2018 Annual Conference at The Diplomat Beach Resort. While here, members will participate in the...
Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp - 75 degrees, warmed to 81 by mid-day. We had 77-degree water temp. Combined with southeast winds, a north current and 30-feet of visibility, the dives were centered around Fort Lauderdale. We left the dock in Lighthouse Point and proceeded south, out of the Hillsboro Inlet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel-...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp - 79 degrees, warmed to 84 by mid-day. We had 77-degree water temperature and a 10-mph east-southeast wind with a north current and 30’ visibility. Our dives were all off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Sand Diver (39’ Yellowfin with triple 300hp Yamahas) Crew-Tom Campbell,...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 8:00 AM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature – 77 degrees, warming to 84 degrees by 10am. An east wind, 77-degree water temperature with one-to-two-foot seas, a mild north current and visibility of 40 feet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy (29’ Sea Vee with twin 300 hp Mercury Verados) Crew-Ken Udell, Chuck Van Buskirk, John...

Saturday, April 28, 2018 1:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature - 69 degrees, warming to 86 degrees by 10am. A very light west-northwest wind, 77-degree water temperature with one-foot seas, a mild north current and visibility of 100 feet, but you can’t see the bottom in Bluewater hunting. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy (29’ Sea Vee with twin...
Fort Lauderdale is planning a pink and green salute on the 17 th Street Corridor to honor more than 5000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha and their guests who are returning to the area April 25-29 for the 2018 South Atlantic Regional Conference. Alpha Kappa Alpha is the oldest sorority for college-educated African American women, and the region,...