| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:37 PM
UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.
Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats.
The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:24 PM
A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat.
Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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Working with the elderly...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach will soon house two more high-end furniture showrooms: Versace Home and Abitare-Minotti.
Both brands are moving from the Miami Design District to DCOTA and expect to be in their new spaces by the end of...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:16 PM
South Florida drivers can probably come up with all sorts of excuses for why they are smacking into the Interstate 595 warning gates.
The warning gates are just too wide, some drivers might say.
The sun got in their eyes and they just couldn't see the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:41 AM
She didn't want this noisy new neighbor, but Lynne Favrot went out to greet it anyway on Thursday evening.
Coffee mug in hand, Favrot sat on her front porch and marveled as an Air Jamaica 737 streaked across her vision, nosing up and climbing into the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:11 PM
— A 38-year-old homeless man who has lived on South Florida streets for more than a decade was yanked from obscurity when an off-duty Broward Sheriff's deputy saved him from being mugged.
After he was interviewed on television, relatives and high...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A new daycare law puts Broward County kids on a TV diet and sends them out to play.
County commissioners Tuesday passed into law an aggressive set of daycare regulations aimed at improving the health and fitness of Broward's kids. It's designed to...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:09 PM
With all this talk about renaming the airport, I think it's helpful to take a gander at this map showing exactly what cities surround it.
Dania Beach is left out of the name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, although the airport is partly...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:19 AM
Almost daily thunderstorms soaked Broward in July, a pattern that should continue for the rest of this week. But it was also abnormally steamy – with record heat in Fort Lauderdale.
The average temperature for July, recorded at Fort Lauderdale-...