Miami BeachThe Miami Herald , Feb 12
Miami Beach has a new fire chief: former Hollywood Chief Virgil Fernandez.
For years, 94 untested rape kits were left sitting in an evidence room refrigerator at the Hollywood Police Department. The kits, some datin... g back to 2005, are now in the spotlight as the department’s top brass reviews what went wrong and why.
Miami BeachThe Miami Herald , Jan 22
Hollywood Fire Chief Virgil Fernandez will take over the top spot in Miami Beach, where current Chief Javier Otero will step down to become ... a captain again.
HOLLYWOODThe Miami Herald , Jan 12
Hollywood fire investigators are looking into what started a stubborn warehouse fire Saturday that caused heavy smoke damage throughout the ... structure.
Hallandale BeachThe Miami Herald , Jan 8
Thursday will mark one year since a Canadian couple was found murdered in their Hallandale Beach townhome.
HOLLYWOODThe Miami Herald , Jan 6
Seven people were taken to the hospital after the Hollywood Fire Department discovered lethal levels of carbon monoxide in their home, accor... ding to Hollywood's Division Chief Joel Medina.
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BrowardBeat.com, Mar. 11, 2014Number of comments: 10
BY BUDDY NEVINS
Let?s call this what it is:
The Jared Moskowitz and Eleanor Sobel?s Playground Tax Bill.
State Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, and State Rep. Moskowitz, D-?*, introduced a bill this week which would essentially tax playgrounds for inspections.
Oh, the two Democrats call it an inspection fee. Lawmakers in both parties have [...]
MAOS - My Acts Of Sedition | Chaz Stevens: New Yorker: Why Hollywood Thinks Atheism Is Bad for BusinessMAOS - My Acts Of Sedition | Chaz Stevens, Mar. 8, 2014When a non-religious person points out that these stories are facile at best, they risk being condemned as disrespectful of religious sensibilities.Author informationChaz StevensProfessional TroublemakerFather of the world-famous Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus Pole, Chaz?s antics are sure to entertain, educate, and irritate. Chaz has been appeared on The Colbert [...]
Jeff Eats, Mar. 7, 2014
***** Danish Pastry Co., 2031 Tyler Street, Hollywood, Florida 33020, (954) 362-4366.
Real simple bakery/coffee concept going on here…small store, window-counter seating/handful of tables outside—order at/pickup at the counter…
Danish Pastry’s menu has something like 25 different freshly baked pastries, danish, croissants-and orange juice/coffee/tea.
You can check www.danishpastryco.com for pastry/danish/beverage selection-prices.
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Fort Lauderdale on the Cheap: St. Patrick?s Day parades & festivals this weekend in Fort Lauderdale and HollywoodFort Lauderdale on the Cheap, Mar. 7, 2014St. Patrick?s Day Parade and Festival in downtown Fort Lauderdale, 32 E. Las Olas Boulevard, 954-828-5985;
parade is noon to 1:30 p.m. on [...]
BrowardBeat.com, Mar. 6, 2014Number of comments: 7
BY BUDDY NEVINS
A Broward political consultant has been cashing in on medical marijuana.
David Brown, the Hollywood-based owner of Campaign Associates, was paid $16,915 during the four months ending Dec. 30 for T-shirts and other paraphernalia. The material was used by solicitors gathering signatures to put pot on the November ballot.