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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Complete Streets and Undergrounding of Overhead Utilities

Complete Streets

Project Location: SR A1A from Sheridan Street to Hollywood Blvd.

Project Description: Undergrounding of overhead utilities (FPL, Comcast, AT&T, others); landscaping of sidewalks/medians; new pedestrian lighting along sidewalks; decorative pavement on w...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Kreepy Tiki and Old Ghosts Brings New Art and Spirit to Downtown Hollywood

Kreepy Tiki

Brittany Nicole and Jackson “JAKSIN" Valiente, partners in Kreepy Tiki and Old Ghosts of Hollywood, the famous Fort Lauderdale retail collection of “art, antiquities and oddities” and tattoo parlor, were in a bind. &...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Downtown Hollywood is Aglow with the Opening of Glow Refinery

Glow Refinery

Glow Refinery, a day spa that serves up a selection of treatments for men and women, including skincare, waxing, body contouring, eyebrow laminations, and lash lifts, recently opened at 1940 Harrison Street, suite 204, in Downtown Hollywood.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Virtual Reality Gets Real in Downtown Hollywood at VR Player 1

VRPlayer1

After experiencing the fun of a Virtual Reality arcade in Los Angeles, Yossi & Hadass Oren couldn’t believe there weren't many to be found when they moved to South Florida.  So they decided to open VR Player 1, Hollywood&am...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Savor Turkish Delights at Alem in Downtown Hollywood

Alem

Sabah Doksoz and Rain Sahutoglu didn’t know each other when they were growing up in the same town in the south of Turkey near the Mediterranean Sea.  But when they met in the US, they became fast friends and business partners.  ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Allegria Italian Food Experience Brings More Happiness to Downtown Hollywood

Allegria

“Allegria” means “happiness” in Italian, and Allegria Italian Food Experience delivers both happiness and a modern, “real” Italian menu.  Owner Stefano Versace, a businessman and author ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Artis Fine Arts Opens in Downtown Hollywood

Artis Fine Arts

Miguel Reinfeld is an artist at heart.  He got his Bachelors of Fine Arts in sculpture, but life got in the way and he never got to live his dream. Until now.  After more than 20 years in property management, Reinfeld got together with a...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Animal Vintage Specialty Shop Opens in Downtown Hollywood

Animal Vintage

Maria Barraco would be the first to tell you that she loves animals -- but her business, Animal Vintage, has nothing to do with the furry or feathered kind.

Instead, she said, the name came from her passion for fashion, and evolved from a nickname a friend...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler at Chateau de Thierry in Downtown Hollywood

Chateau de Thierry

Cajun and Creole food are on the menu at Chateau de Thierry, the Harrison Street restaurant and event venue where visitors to Downtown Hollywood can now come for a taste of New Orleans.

Business owner Dee Howard wasn’t even thinking about opening...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Verocca Bakery Turns Tyler Street into Tyler Sweet

Verocca Bakery

Veronica Herszkowicz has always been a baker.  As a full-time, stay-at-home mother, she began baking at home and doing local catering.  She then started supplying her baked goods, both sweet and savory, to restaurants around South Florid...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Despite Its Name, Downtown Hollywood’s Newest Art Establishment is Not Just Another Art Gallery

Just Another Art Gallery

They’re a graphic designer and a realtor by trade, but in their hearts, Carlos Plaza and his wife, Edda Caban, are, they say, partners in 'artistic' crime, and they needed a place to do their art: mainly (but not limited to!) P...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Professional Figure Skating Stars Open THE WAVE LOUNGE in Downtown Hollywood

Wave Lounge

Wave Lounge, a new restaurant/bar/lounge open at 115 S. 20th Avenue in Downtown Hollywood, promises to enhance the city’s multi-national aura with food, music and dance that echoes the passions and international travels of its owners, a family o...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

LIME DESIGN to Open South Florida Innovation and Design Center in Downtown Hollywood

Lime Design

Lime Design, a product development company dedicated to turning people's ideas into real life products, is relocating and expanding to a new home at 1918 Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood.

Lime Design is a full-service product development comp...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Cuban Café Brings More Latin Fare and Flair to Downtown Hollywood

Cuban Cafe

Proprietor Saul Dominguez has announced the opening of the Cuban Café at 1657 Tyler Street, just east of the Publix at Young Circle, where he offers up a selection of sandwiches, churros, empanadas, ice creams, and, he says, “the best...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Villa Romana Romanian/Italian Eatery Opens on Hollywood Boulevard

Villa Romana

Lara and Ty Orlanis have recently announced the opening of their new Romanian/Italian restaurant, Villa Romana, at 1909 Hollywood Boulevard, featuring a mix of contemporary and traditional style that perfectly complements the unique Italian and Romanian m...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Artistic Interactive Sidewalks Join the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project

Tyler Street Murals

The highly successful Downtown Hollywood Mural Project (DHMP), which consists of over 25 outdoor, contemporary murals, now has an exciting new extension with the addition of the Tyler Street Artistic Interactive Sidewalks.

The creative, new sidewalks featu...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Drastix Skewers Up New Dining Concept on Tyler Street

Drastix

Victor Choy, a South Florida native and marketing pro, and his brother-in-law, chef Martin Moncrieffe, recently opened Drastix at 1920 Tyler Street, a new café offering street-wise but restaurant-ready skewered food on sticks — hence ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Kay Rico Opens Another Location in Hollywood

Kay Rico Beach Cafe

Kay Rico Coffee, a Hollywood business that has grown since 2014, beginning with a stand at the Yellow Green Farmers Market and adding a brick and mortar shop on Hollywood Boulevard in 2018, has now opened Kay Rico Beach Cafe in the Wave Condominium at 250...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

New Programming Brings More Hollywood to Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood, the elegant and intimate arthouse movie theatre located at 2008 Hollywood Boulevard, in the heart of the Arts & Entertainment District of Downtown Hollywood, has announced a major expansion in its programming.

In addition t...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

ASILI BEAUTY & WELLNESS Making Downtown Hollywood Look and Feel Even Better

Asili Beauty & Wellness

“Our motto is Embrace Beauty from the Inside Out,” said Stacey Clarke, President of ASILI Beauty & Wellness, the new specialty product emporium located at 2014-2016 Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood.  To that end, Clar...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Owners of The Little Sugars Bakery Sweeten Downtown Hollywood with Bean and Rose Craft Coffee House

Bean and Rose

Hollywood sugar enthusiasts and specialty coffee lovers alike are buzzing at the news that Carlos and Sarah Zuluaga, who grew Downtown Hollywood’s The Little Sugars bakery from a storefront cafe to a national e-commerce online business, have ope...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Phase IV Undergrounding

Phase IV Undergrounding

Phase IV: Undergrounding of Overhead Utilities and Streetscape Beautification - East-West Streets between A1A and the Broadwalk, from Harrison Street to Magnolia Terrace.

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