COVID-19 Rules and Regulations

This is a unique summer as many of our businesses are re-opening or operating based on fast changing County and City of Hollywood rules for operating a business in the COVID-19 era.  The HBBA has posted updates on social media and our website as they become available.  Regulations and changes to code are passed by the government with only a few days’ notice.  Businesses have to react and implement even faster or face warnings, fines and even closure.  When the city closed beaches for the 4th of July our customers thought our businesses were closed. We support e...

Sea Turtle-Friendly Lighting

sea turtle nesting
Sea Turtle-Friendly LightingStephanie KedzufAugust 6, 2020   1:00pm-2:00pmStephanie works with the Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Department. Join us this week to learn about best lighting practices for commercial and residential properties to ensure sea turtle conservation!Link: 

Tropical Storm Isaias.

Hurricane Isaias
Tropical Storm Watch in Effect The National Hurricane Center's 5PM advisory for Tropical Storm Isaias includes a Tropical Storm Watch in effect for the east coast of Florida from Ocean Reef to Sebastian Inlet. A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. Residents are encouraged to review their emergency plans and make sure they are prepared for the potential of severe weather and possible tropical storm conditions.Residents should monitor this storm and ensure they have a hurricane plan in place and no...

Broward County now under nightly curfew to battle coronavirus

Beginning (Friday, July 17th) at 11 p.m., a curfew will be in place from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily in Broward. The new restrictions come under an emergency order issued Friday afternoon by County Administrator Bertha Henry. Broward County Mayor Dale Holness said the curfew lasts through Aug. 1, giving the county time to gauge if it helps reduce the spread of the virus. If necessary, Holness said the curfew could be extended if the numbers don’t improve. Broward now joins Miami-Dade County in having a curfew. Palm Beach County doesn’t have one, though it’s requiring all restaurants ...

Dine-in Service and Serving of Alcohol Prohibited Between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

Dine-in Service and Serving of Alcohol Prohibited Between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020, per Broward County Emergency Order 20-21, businesses permitted to serve alcohol for on-site consumption may not do so between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for on-site consumption.In addition, no establishment that provides on-site dining shall permit on-site dining between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., and must limit the party size to a maximum of 6 people, or 10 people if all are from the same household. Drive-through, take-out or pick-up ...

Beach restrictions to be lifted, Wednesday June 10th

City of Hollywood COVID-19 Update Monday, June 8, 2020 Hollywood Beach is Open for Limited Active RecreationHollywood Beach remains open with limited recreational use at this time. Permitted uses include limited ocean activities (such as surfing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, body surfing) as well as limited active recreation and exercise (such as walking, running, biking). Restrictions for sunbathing, beach chairs and blankets, etc. are scheduled to be lifted on Wednesday, June 10th. For additional information about the current restrictions in place on Hollywood Beach...

City of Hollywood Hurricane Preparedness Guide

hurricane preparedness
City of Hollywood2020 Hurricane SeasonPreparedness Guide Download the full printable PDF booklette here Broward County General Population and Pet-Friendly Shelters Arthur Ashe/Rock Island 1701 NW 23 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33311Lyons Creek Middle School 4333 Sol Press Blvd., Coconut Creek 33073 *Coral Glades High School 2700 Sportsplex Dr., Coral Springs 33065Everglades High School 17100 SW 48 Ct., Miramar, FL 33027 *New Renaissance Middle School 10701 Miramar Blvd., Miramar 33025Falcon Cove Middle School 4251 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston 33332 *Monarch High School 5050 Wiles Rd., Cocon...

Beginning Monday, May 18th, the Broadwalk will be open

Dear All:Hollywood Broadwalko     Beginning Monday, May 18th, the Broadwalk will be open for exercising only including walking, jogging and bike riding* (No time restrictions ) (*bike riding will be prohibited from Harrison St. to Carolina St. when Temporary Cafe Zone is in use Thursday 2pm through Monday 5am)o     Beginning Monday, May 18th, the Broadwalk will be open to access and patronize restaurants/food establishments and retailerso      No rollerblading, skating or skateboardingo    ...

Broward County Recreational Facilities to Reopen Today

Hollywood Beach
County and City to reopen at different times: Broward County Recreational Facilities to Reopen Wednesday, April 29/2020. Broward County has issued a new Emergency Order that allows for the reopening of some recreational facilities tomorrow, Wednesday, April 29th including certain county parks, golf courses, boat ramps, marinas, and pools in multifamily developments. All of the openings will come with specific restrictions including limited hours, usage guidelines, social distancing requirements and other regulations to limit interaction. All beaches in Broward County will remain closed...

Free Marketing – Let the Public Know You Are Open For Business

Dear Downtown Hollywood and Hollywood Beach Business Owner, Please remember to continue to submit business specials through the below link for our monthly e-blast, App and Florida’s Hollywood website.  You may simply want to submit that your business is open for business!  A deal is not necessary.  (All posts are reviewed and approved prior to going live.) To submit that your business is open and/or your business specials and deals visit: In addition, if you are posting on Facebook and Instagram please remem...