The Other Surprising Hollywood: How This Beautiful Beach Getaway Can Make You Smile

Approximately 2,725 miles from California’s glamorous celebrity-rich Hollywood, a beautiful Florida beach getaway also named Hollywood stretches open its inviting arms. And what a welcoming hug it gives. Near Miami, Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale—all of which have their own unique hotspot pleasures and treasures—this Hollywood haven on the Atlantic Ocean exudes a more relaxed, intimate vibe that appeals to families, couples and singles who desire a quieter space and pace to recharge. Getty Especially enticing are Hollywood’s arts and culture scenes, as well as foodie finds...
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See the Vision for Hollywood Beach – Community Meeting

BEACH COMMUNITY MEETING! See the Vision for Hollywood Beach- • Undergrounding of Utilities • A1A Proposed Enhancements • North Segment Pedestrian Crossings Wednesday, October 23 / 7:30 pm Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center 1301 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33079 For more Information Contact Sarita Shamah at sshamah@hollywoodfl.org Phone: 954-924-2980
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Florida set to host Rugby Tournament on Hollywood Beach!

Florida set to host Rugby Tournament on Hollywood Beach! Rugby Americas North (RAN), in partnership with USA Rugby & the Florida Rugby Union, is delighted to announce that Florida is set to host the second annual RAN Hollywood Beach 5s tournament on January 11, 2020. This past January, the inaugural tournament was held under sunny skies and drew thousands of spectators, competitors and fans, and was considered a huge success by those involved. “Hollywood Beach was alive with beach rugby in January and we’re thrilled to be bringing the tournament back again next January...
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HBBA Meeting September 19th

HBBA MEETING AGENDA Call to Order.Pledge of Allegiance.Introductions & Acknowledgements of special guests.CRA Report - George Camejo and Susan Goldberg. The City of Hollywood’s consideration to refund a portion of the transfers via the ILA to add back $3.5 million to fund beach re-nourishment. Discussion on the City plan to take 25% of the CRA funding this year.CRA Budget Items for completion of Flap Gates and Check Valves. Proposal to hold money in trust to finish these projects.Mosaic Murals - Jill Weisberg. Art for beach businesses like the mural project in downtown Hollywood.B...
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Hurricane Dorian: Be Prepared

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Hollywood's Mayor Encourages Residents to Monitor and Prepare for Hurricane Dorian City of Hollywood Emergency Management staff and public safety personnel are monitoring the track and development of Hurricane Dorian and Hollywood Mayor Josh Levy is encouraging residents to review their hurricane plans and make sure they are prepared for the potential of severe weather and possible hurricane conditions. Heavy rains are expected to occur over portions of the Bahamas, Florida and elsewhere in the southeastern United States later this week and into early next week. The risk of ...
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Nick’s Bar on Hollywood Beach aims for September reopening

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The last cold beers and rum runners were served over a year ago. When will the next ones flow at Nick’s Bar and Grill on Hollywood Beach? Late September, longtime owner Bob Ferro says. Maybe. He hopes. Renovations began last August on the 40-year-old institution on the Hollywood Broadwalk. “I try not to get aggravated, but the wait is killing me,” Ferro says. What was supposed to be a three-month freshening turned into a gutting and rebuilding, one that keeps bringing unexpected delays and hurdles. The latest setback: the new roof has a leak. It has to be resealed ...
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Dim those bright lights or face $1,000 a day in fines on Hollywood beach

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The bright lights coming from businesses along Hollywood's Broadwalk might cause confused sea turtle hatchlings to turn toward the shops rather than the sea, city officials say. Florio's of Little Italy got a warning on Tuesday to dim the lights. (Michael Laughlin / South Florida Sun Sentinel/South Florida Sun Sentinel) Bright lights might lead people to your door, but they could also land you a hefty $1,000-a-day fine if you own a home, cafe, condo or business along Hollywood’s oceanfront. That’s because Hollywood is launching a crackdown on every home and business that’s breaking t...
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Fourth of July Celebration

The much anticipated summertime treat of spending the day on the beach with a gathering of family and friends is on its way. Preparations are underway for a fun and music filled day on Thursday, July 4th. The award-winning Blue Wave beach is ready to welcome you.    The celebration concludes with a star spangled offshore fireworks display at 9 p.m.  As we strive to enhance public safety during City of Hollywood Special Events, we ask that alcoholic beverages, backpacks, horns and pets be left safe at your home.    Personal fireworks of all types, spark...
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2019 SUNsational Service Award Winners

Hollywood businesses scored 3 of the 11 SUNsational Service Awards presented this year by the Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau. That’s the most of any area in the county and shows that Hollywood is a leader in service! More than 130 people were nominated for providing exceptional guest experiences across all sectors of the tourism industry. Take a look at these three amazing staff members from T.Y. Park, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort and Water Taxi who love their jobs and enjoy serving the guests who come to our community. Congratulations to them and the businesses they...
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