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H. Wayne Huizenga

Walk of Fame honors local celebs

Walk of Fame honors local celebs

Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame has more than 2,500 stars embedded in it, including such international luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando Elvis and Paul Newman.

Fort Lauderdale has its own Walk of Fame, with 14 diamond-shaped tiles honoring such local celebrities as morning radio DJ Rick Shaw, millionaire H. Wayne Huizenga, singer Connie Francis and Gregg Newell, the "Father of Spring Break."

The walkway stretches north along the east side of State Road A1A from the famed Elbo Room at A1A and Las Olas Boulevard. It highlights folks who contributed positively to the city and South Florida, such as tennis great Chris Evert and her father, Jimmy...