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 brisk parade of...

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 renamed...
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...
Written by Evan Snow - "Snows Stops" South Florida Food Blogger After coming a few times for lunch I'm Happy to say my first Dinner experience at Hardy Park Bistro was a success. From the moment you walk up and are warmly greeted at the casual (yet sophisticated) dining house, you know you're in for a culinary treat. With 20 plus years of...
By Mark Chesnut with Global Traveler Ask most travelers to name the top LGBT travel destinations in the United States, and Fort Lauderdale will likely appear near the top of the list. After all, this Florida vacation paradise spent years carving its role as a favored getaway for LGBT travelers — especially gay men. And the destination is aiming for...
Whether you are visiting Fort Lauderdale from far off destinations or a local in serious need of a stay-cation, Fort Lauderdale is a vibrant place to visit! With miles of beaches, world-class dining and nightlife as well as the Everglades, the choices for fun are virtually limitless. One of the best ways to truly enjoy Fort Lauderdale is get out on...
By Melody Pittman with Wherever I May Roam Hollywood is not only the movie capital of the world, but also a dazzling beach town in greater Fort Lauderdale that is coming into its own and making a big name for itself. I was lucky enough to have vacationed in Hollywood, Florida a few years ago and enjoyed a luxury stay at the Diplomat Hotel. I loved...