Permit Fees Waived for Common Storm Repairs

Permit Fees Waived for Common Storm Repairs To help expedite repairs required as a result of damage caused by Hurricane Irma, the City of Hollywood is waiving permit fees for common storm related repairs such as fencing, roofs and A/C replacements for 90 days as of September 21, 2017. There is also prioritized review of these permits. This 90 calendar day grace period is to assist residents and commercial business owners in the City restore their property and return to normal operations as quickly as possible. Here are the temporary changes in the Building Division’s policies and procedures...
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Josh’s Organic Garden

Josh's Organic Garden 101 N. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019 Organic Market and Juice Bar featuring lots of  "fresh picked the night before" produce such as organically grown heirloom tomatoes, dinosaur plums, and other juicy, colorful veggies, and a variety of herbs.  The juices are made to order and served out of compostable PLA "plastic" cups (made from corn instead of the usual petroleum). And if you ask for them, your produce bags can be PLA as well. In addition to keeping things fresh and tasty, this market keeps its prices down-to-earth. Sunday 9 am -5:31 pm
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Join us for a Hollywood Chamber Networking Event at GG’s Waterfront!!!

All HBBA BOARD MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND: A Hollywood Chamber Networking event: Hosted by GG’s Waterfront 606 N OCEAN DR, HOLLYWOOD, FL 33019 | 954- 929-7030 Wednesday, August 23rd, from 5-7pm One free drink and complimentary appetizers. Parking is free when you tell them you are with the chamber event. Admission is FREE for Chamber Members and a small admission fee for non members. Consider joining... hoping you can attend.
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Vital emergency information in the rare case of a beach EVACUATION Meeting

Consider yourself invited to attend, learn and share vital emergency information in the rare case of a beach EVACUATION. Please Save This Date: Thursday Evening, August 31, 2017 from 6 - 9pm at the Hollywood Beach Community and Culture Center 1301 South Ocean Dr. • Hollywood, Fl • 33019 Special Needs Residents are of prime importance and registration representatives with the state health agency will be available to provide a way to explore TRANSPORTATION ELIGIBILITY AND MEANS Of TRANSPORT TO AND FROMSPECIAL NEEDS SHELTERS for those medically fragile residents who might be eligible for...
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Grapes for Grades at the Diplomat Resort – To Be Rescheduled!

The Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (GHCC) and the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation (HFSF) a 501 (c3) invite the public to participate in the 15th Annual Grapes for Grades event—a soirée of Fine Wine, Gourmet Food and Live Music. The event will be held TBA at the Diplomat Golf and Tennis Club – 501 Diplomat Parkway. This upscale evening will also feature a fantastic silent auction and a drawing for a luxury 10-day cruise for two aboard the elegant Oceania M/S Riviera from the port of Miami to the Caribbean islands and back to Miami! Grapes for Grades is a signatur...
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Hollywood is getting new lifeguard stands next year.

Lifeguard towers are becoming the new status symbol on South Florida’s beaches. Cities are rolling out artsy new stands meant to turn heads with whimsical designs and cheerful colors. The impetus might be Miami Beach, which started the trend in 2015 after winning awards and inspiring headlines with its iconic Art Deco-style designs. One tower resembles a lighthouse with red and white stripes. Another, inspired by The Jetsons cartoon, is round and painted hot pink. A third looks more like a Mardi Gras float painted in green, purple and yellow. Now, Hollywood will get curvy new Art ...
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Supporting our Beach Life Guards.

The Hollywood Beach Business Association presented a check for $3,000 to Bruce Wilkie of the Hollywood Lifeguard Team.  The money is raised each year due to the diligent efforts of Jeff Hansen of Cahoots Newspaper during Groundhog Day at Ocean Alley and pays for expenses so the lifeguards can compete at the United States Lifesaving Association annual competition.  This was the largest check so far to help our lifeguard team attend this event. The USLA works to reduce the incidence of death and injury in the aquatic environment through public education, national lifeguard standards, training...
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UBER and LYFT the Other Parking Option

Is your business being affected by the lack of parking? How many of your long time customers have just given up on coming regularly to Hollywood Beach? The lack of parking has been tough on our businesses. We have seen a decline of locals coming to the beach on a regular basis (I am speaking of the regulars who live close by and have been customers for years.) No one wants to spend 45 minutes looking for a parking place. In the summer months we have a new crowd (the picnic, boom box, tent crowd who park and stay for the weekend) but they are not the locals who live close by or the more up...
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HBBA Membership Meeting

Join us for the next Hollywood Beach Business Association Membership Meeting at the New Diplomat Beach Resort on Thursday, May, 25th from 3pm – 5pm. Guest Speakers Include • Commissioner Debra Case • CRA Director Jorge Camejo • Diplomat Beach Resort General Manager Ed Walls   Complimentary self-parking in the garage, ask for validation at meeting.
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