Macken Companies’ Beach House Model Residence Sold for Over $522 Per Square Foot

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (June 28, 2017)—Macken Companies, a full service real estate firm, has announced the sale of its four-bedroom, 2,964 square-foot model residence at Beach House, a new luxury development of four single-family homes on the barrier island of Dolphin Isles in Fort Lauderdale. The model residence, located at 3200 NE 26 Street, was sold […]

Las Olas Capital Arts Opening Reception on June 29th featuring Liora Davis

Fort Lauderdale, FL. (April, 2017) –Join us on June 29th as Las Olas Capital Arts celebrate their 5th featured artist,  Liora Davis.   The party begins at 6pm, drinks and light appetizers will be served. RSVP is required.  (Click here to RSVP) Liora has been an artist her entire life and attended Parsons School of Design in New […]

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar Launches ‘After Midnight’ Happy Hour

(Fort Lauderdale, May 2017) Roccos Tacos Las Olas is NOW offering food and drink specials nightly from midnight until close, a NEW kind of  Happy Hour! Happy hour is great and all, but sometimes it’s challenging to leave work and get to a restaurant before the bargains end. And that’s just sad. Fortunately, Rocco’s Tacos […]

The Downtown Jewish Preschool (DJP) is proud to announce an Epic Art Opening Event Thursday May 25, 2017

For Immediate Release,Fort Lauderdale, FL -The Downtown Jewish Preschool (DJP) is proud to announce an Epic Event on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm Art pieces made exclusively by the students of the Downtown Jewish Preschool will be exhibited and auctioned off at the Igal Fedida Fine Art Gallery & Atelier on Las Olas […]

SuViche Celebrates its Lucky Number 7 Anniversary with $7 Drink Deals & Raffles

SuViche will be celebrating its 7th Anniversary from Monday, May 22nd to Sunday, May 28th with a lineup of Lucky Number 7 Anniversary deals. The restaurant will be offering 2 for $7 beer, wine and sake at all locations plus $7 select cocktails at its Pisco Bar on Las Olas. As part of the celebration, […]


New drink menu offers dynamic craft cocktails; features menu introduces six specialty dishes  Miami, Fla. (March 27, 2017) – SuViche, South Florida’s innovative Peruvian-Japanese concept and Pisco Bar, is pleased to announce the launch of its all-new bar program and its 2017 features menu. As part of its revamped beverage offerings, the restaurant has introduced […]

Water Taxi teams up with Tortuga Festival for Las Olas Transport!

March 2017: for immediate release– The popular Tortuga Festival is teaming up with Water Taxi to provide convenient transport to and from the Festival ground on the beach with special all day passes.  Water Taxi is the coolest way to get there and the best party before the show. Soak in the sun and enjoy […]

Everyone’s a VIP at the Las Olas Wine & Food Festival 2017!

  The 22nd year of the Las Olas Wine & Food Festival is shaping up to be one for the books as a showcase of South Florida’s finest eateries and international wineries, hits iconic Las Olas Blvd., Friday, April 21. (Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL) January 1, 2017 – Get ready to sip, sample, mix, […]

Hoffman’s Chocolates Celebrates St.Patrick’s Day with Luck Leprechaun Sundaes & Free Ice Cream for a Year Contest

Hoffman’s Chocolates will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday March 17, 2017 by offering a special, limited-edition Lucky Leprechaun Sundae, Shamrock Oreos and other holiday-themed treats.  The Lucky Leprechaun Sundaes are comprised of two scoops of mint chip ice cream topped with whipped cream, a decorated Shamrock Oreo cookie and special-edition Green Clover Lucky Charms […]

New York Times Acclaimed Journalist and Fashion blogger breaks barriers at DJCC Ladies East Side Fundraiser – over 100 ladies expected!

Downtown Jewish Women’s Connection – the very active and forward thinking Ladies Committee of the Downtown Jewish Center Chabad(DJCC) – is hosting their 12th Annual Ladies Luncheon on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 10:00am at the Museum of Art on Las Olas Boulevard. The Luncheon this year is aptly named “The Couture Event” – Where ‘Fashion Meets […]

‘Murder at the Family Reunion’ Is Theme of 22nd Annual ClueLess on Las Olas Benefiting Partners In Education

  ‘Murder at the Family Reunion’ is the theme of this year’s ClueLess on Las Olas, the much anticipated annual fundraiser for Partners In Education.  More than 500 amateur sleuths from around South Florida will be on Las Olas Boulevard on Thursday, March 23rd to solve the unique murder mystery game. Produced in association with […]

Hoffman’s Chocolates and Panthers in the Park Ice Skating Rink Partnered with SOS Children’s Village

On Friday, January 6th, Hoffman’s Chocolates and the Florida Panthers treated over 25 foster children, ages seven to 18, from SOS Children’s Village to two hours of free ice skating, ice cream and fun at Panthers in the Park Ice Skating Rink presented by Hoffman’s Chocolates. The Florida Panthers provided the ice skates and rink […]

“Murder at the Family Reunion” is the theme of the next ClueLess on Las Olas

CLUELESS ON LAS OLAS A fundraiser benefiting Partners In Education, Inc. PRESS CONTACT:            Linda Brown – 954.288.7201 or WHAT:   “Murder at the Family Reunion” is the theme of the next ClueLess on Las Olas, the annual fundraiser for Partners In Education, Inc. More than 500 amateur sleuths from around South Florida will […]

Las Olas Capital Arts Features Jeremiah Jenner

Fort Lauderdale, FLA. (January 9, 2016) – The 4th featured artist by Las Olas Capital Arts is photographer, Jeremiah Jenner. Jeremiah Jenner has been a photographer for 46 years.  He has explored many different aspects of his trade from fine art photography to becoming a certified photography instructor for the School Board of Broward County […]

Kilwins Ice Cream, Chocolates & Fudge Celebrates Offers Great Gift Ideas

“Chocolate is the gift that is never returned!” owner  Bill Renaud quipped. Even before you step inside Kilwins Ice Cream, Chocolates & Fudge to be greeted by their friendly staff, the wafting aroma of fresh, hand rolled waffle cones will pull you back to a time when customer service meant going the extra mile to […]

Enjoy The “Venice of America” Via Water Taxi’s Holiday Lights Cruise

 (Dec 2016)“Looking for a GREAT way to get into the holiday spirit?  Well… plan on taking the Water Taxi on one of their magical Holiday Lights Cruises!!” suggests Sales Manager Janet Langfur.  Think of the Water Taxi as your trolley on the water. Since Fort Lauderdale is the “Venice of America,” there is no better […]

Seraphic Fire Presents Their Beloved Holiday Tradition At All Saints Episcopal Church

(Dec 2016)- Presenting a Grammy nominated program spanning 10 centuries of music history, vocal ensemble Seraphic Fire brings its annual candlelit Christmas presentations to All Saints Episcopal Church on Sunday, December 11th at 4:00 p.m.   The repertoire features audience-favorite “Jesus Christ The Apple Tree,” and the anticipated premiere of new carol settings by composer Susan […]

Holiday Dining/Shopping And Gift’s Galore-Las Olas Style!

(Dec 2016) – With the holidays coming fast and furious, many of our readers will enjoy the company of out-of-town visitors as well as local friends, family and business colleagues… And Las Olas is definitely Holiday Central!  What better way to entertain than dining at one of the dozens of fantastic “Taste of the World” […]

Royal Pig Pub Toy for Beer Exchange

RETIRED MIAMI DOLPHINS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN VERNON CAREY, FORT LAUDERDALE COMMISSIONER ROBERT MCKINZIE AND ROYAL PIG PUB TEAM UP FOR TOY DRIVE Toys Collected By The Vernon Carey Foundation At Royal Pig Pub Will Be Distributed to Children AT Local Schools and Organizations In Fort Lauderdale’s Sistrunk Community (Fort Lauderdale, December 2, 2016)  Retired Miami Dolphins […]

The 54th Annual Christmas on Las Olas Presented by Breakthru Beverage Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season

“Christmas on Las Olas is such a great Fort Lauderdale tradition and a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season that can be enjoyed by all ages,” said Bob Drinon, South Region President of Breakthru Beverage, Presenting Sponsor of Christmas on Las Olas.  “We at Breakthru Beverage are proud to once again partner in bringing this event to the community and we […]

Luigis Tuscan Grill reopens this week!

Oct 26,2016- The beloved Las Olas Tuscan Grill closed its doors last month and spent thousands in renovations to bring all new amenities and enhancements to an existing 4-star dining experience. Guests will enjoy a redesigned indoor seating with upgraded outdoor waterfront seating. But even more, they have a new name! Chef Luigi Di Meo, […]

Las Olas Capital Arts Ambassadors Launches in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Las Olas Capital Arts has stirred the youth of Ft. Lauderdale by creating a new branch called Las Olas Capital Arts Ambassadors. This new group is dedicated to providing humanitarian support to philanthropic causes. The team, managed by Jerrod Tanner, and his two friends Dylan Hoyt, and Matthew Cappola appeals to the […]

Maus & Hoffman Plans Four Trunk Shows This Fall

Maus & Hoffman’s Plans  Four Fall Made-to-Measure Trunk Shows:  Samuelsohn … Hickey Freeman… Copley… Solemare For local men who would like to “… feel like a million bucks,” and discover the luxury of investing in made-to-measure suits and sport coats vs. ‘off the rack,’ Maus & Hoffman will be hosting four trunk shows, starting with […]


Iconic American Eatery and Bar to Transform Las Olas’ 8th Street into a Haunted Playground   For immediate Release- Oct 2016 WHAT:      American Social Bar & Kitchen’s Las Olas location will kick off Halloween early with a night of spooky street fun on Saturday, October 22 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Following the 29th […]

All Saints Episcopal Church Blessing of the Animals

Mark your Pet’s calendar for Saturday, October 8th at 5 pm at All Saints Episcopal Church Fort Lauderdale. Each year All Saints holds a blessing of the animals. A procession of animals, (dogs, cats, birds and your unique pets) are invited to All Saints for a special ceremony called Blessing of the Pets. This custom […]

All Saints calls The Reverend Leslie Hague as their new Rector!

Following is an excerpt from Sr. Warden Carol Nissen’s comments/announcement from Sunday Sept 4,2016: “After working over 2000+ hours vetting candidates, the dedicated members of the Search Committee came to the vestry 2 weeks ago and submitted their findings and recommendations. After unanimous agreement by the search committee and a unanimous vote by vestry, the […]

Hoffmans’s Chocolates names Randall Vitale Regional Vice President

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – August 15, 2016 — Hoffman’s Chocolates is pleased to announce that it has named Randall Vitale as the new Regional Vice President of the company. Vitale will be responsible for overseeing and managing all of Hoffman’s Chocolates retail stores, corporate sales, online sales and its new mobile truck, The Sweet Ride. […]


Guests can enjoy one hour of open bar and complimentary passed appetizers – 6:30 to 7:30pm; Plus Happy Hour food and drink specials all night long WHAT: Join SuViche Las Olas for its one year anniversary celebration on Wednesday, August 24th. The festivities will feature food and drink specials starting with an open bar and complimentary […]

Raw Poke Bar Opens On Las Olas, Lets You Create Your Own Poke Bowl Or Burrito

Here in Fort Lauderdale, you can create your own burrito bowl, customize your flash-fired pizza pie, and now you can make your own poke platter, too. Raw Poke Bar, a healthy, quick-service spot that serves customizable poke bowls and burritos, has opened up inside the Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center building next to Falafel Time. […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  BEACH HOUSE SALES CENTER OPEN IN DOLPHIN ISLES                                  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 28, 2016)—Macken Companies is pleased to announce the opening of the onsite sales center for Beach House, a new luxury residential development featuring four two-story […]


For Immediate Release (July 18, 2016)—Macken Companies has announced that Monte Greenberg has been brought on as Director for the fully integrated real estate firm in South Florida.  In his post, Greenberg is responsible for leading Macken Companies in Its efforts to grow its third party development business and consulting services. He plays an active role in the firm’s […]

Lobster Bar Sea Grille Macallan Whisky Social set to create REAL VIP BUZZ!!!

Join us at Lobster Bar Sea Grille on Wednesday July 20 for a true LAS OLAS Red Carpet VIP event!  “Our Macallan Whisky Social is THE inaugural event for the new patio and bar area” said a very excited Bobby Asare, Beverage Director / Sommelier of Lobster Sea Bar Grille.  Guests will arrive to an […]

Tipsy SalonBar Plans Fundraiser For Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

On Saturday, July 30th, Tipsy Salonbar, at 1503 East Las Olas Boulevard, is having a Wine Tasting fundraiser to benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. For a $10.00 donation, guests will enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres, cupcakes, 20% off on all services and…  wine tasting!!! Fantastic raffle prizes include Thursday’s gift card, Fork & Balls, CYN Nightclub and […]

Wells Fargo Awards $15,000 Education Grant to Historic Stranahan House Museum

The grant will support the House’s education programs, benefiting elementary school students throughout Broward County.  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 30, 2016) –Wells Fargo recently awarded a $15,000 grant to support education programs at the Historic Stranahan House Museum in South Florida. The Museum serves more than 3,400 elementary school students each year by fulfilling Broward County’s fourth […]

Visit ALEX AND ANI Charity Sale June 20th – July 4th to receive 30% off of select styles!

  Visit ALEX AND ANI June 20th – July 4th to receive 30% off of select styles!  The Charity Sale will directly support Flying Kites, an organization dedicated to igniting the potential of vulnerable children in Kenya. Through emphasis on leadership, education and community, their students are being empowered to change the world. *ALEX AND […]

B Square Burgers & Booze opening soon with New “Taste of the World Restaurant” On Las Olas

Fort Lauderdale June 2016 – B Square Burgers & Booze, a new concept from a team of restaurant and culinary professionals from New York and Connecticut, will be opening soon at 1021 E. Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant will serve creative burgers, fresh salads along with a complete menu of small bites and main courses.  B […]


Starting June 11th, the all new brunch menu features breakfast favorites and kids menu; Monthly Bark N Brunch will kick off Sunday, June 12th with Paws 4 You as the benefactor FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 6, 2016) – Grille 401, Fort Lauderdale’s hottest downtown dining destination, is pleased to announce the launch of its new […]


Fort Lauderdale, FLA. (May 18, 2016) – Las Olas Capital Advisors has continued facilitating Las Olas Capital Arts, a philanthropic initiative.  Las Olas Capital Arts is curated by Jodi Jeffreys-Tanner, a Fort Lauderdale local, who is very active in the community.  The featured artist is Tim Forman, an artist who has a beautiful collection of […]

Las Olas Launches Summer Locals Appreciation Campaign… Show Your ID!

‘Show Your ID’ is the mantra of the new ‘Las Olas Locals!’ promotional campaign,’ which launches the first week of June 2016 and runs through September 30, 2016,” said Luke Moorman, President of the Las Olas Association.  “Thanks to the efforts of the Las Olas Association Marketing Committee, we have created an exciting program of […]

SuViche Celebrates 6th Anniversary May 26th

SuViche will be celebrating its 6th Anniversary on Thursday, May 26th and will feature bottomless food and drink specials all day long at all four of its South Florida locations. SuViche launched its first location in 2010 in Brickell and now has a total of four locations, plus an outpost at Marlins Park. As part […]


Now in its 21st year, Las Olas Wine & Food Festival are turning up the heat and showing the City of Fort Lauderdale why this is the premier culinary pairings event of the area. The festival is bringing a bigger and better experience to this year’s attendees on Friday, April 29th, hosted by William Hill Wines, New Amsterdam […]

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day at Tease Salon!

Mother’s Day has special meaning for the Tease Team… “Luann is what we call the mother of tease,” Andrea enthused.  “She takes care of every one at Tease and she has turned Tease into the center for many local charity contributions, including a drop-off for an annual toy drive, collecting back packs and school supplies […]

Grille 401 Celebrates Easter with Brunch & Bottomless Mimosas

Grille 401 will be celebrating Easter with a special brunch featuring Bottomless Mimosas and Classic Brunch Selections on Sunday, March 27th from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy mouthwatering brunch signature dishes such as their Crab Cake or Steak Benedicts, a hearty breakfast of Steak and Eggs and the Granola Encrusted Thick Cut French Toast […]

Las Olas Spa Owners WOW top dermatologists at World Summit in Palm Springs with exclusive NEW product line!

In their endless quest to provide the ultimate spa services, Lana Kerr and her husband Terry Kerr, discovered a new product called Lumisque, the next generation of cosmetic treatment.   The dynamic husband and wife team attended the world’s most important gathering of skin care leaders at the 2016 Generational Dermatology Summit in Palm Springs this […]

Get Ready for the Best Irish Celebration in Town! Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival Returns on March 12!

by StPatsFTL | Mar 3, 2016 | St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival  It’s time to paint the town green!  Join us on Saturday, March 12th, as the Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival marches into downtown featuring fun and excitement for the entire family! The free event has quickly grown into one of Fort […]

Las Olas Arts Initiative Hosts Inaugural Artist Reception on March 10th at 6pm

Las Olas Capital Arts is the primary philanthropy mission of Las Olas Capital Advisors.  Envisioned by Jodi Jeffreys-Tanner, the curator and founder, it captures the heart of Las Olas Capital Advisors by contributing to the economic health of the South Florida community.  Jodi Jeffreys-Tanner is an active member of the South Florida Community.  She is […]

March Madness at TLK Wellness Spa – YOUR Neighborhood Spa on Las Olas!

Feb 29, 2016 – TLK Wellness Salon and Spa offers services and holistic treatments that re-energize, re-vitalize and restore you to be the best version of you. They provide superb treatment for the entire body and spirit to help each individual be the best they can be. Owners Lana and Terry Kerr beam with pride […]

Making Waves in Dining and Shopping on Las Olas Boulevard

By Courtney Clark Since 1917, Fort Lauderdale has welcomed visitors and residents to the Las Olas Boulevard, a thoroughfare that connects to the beautiful Intracoastal waterway coast to downtown. The Boulevard has come a long way since then and now boasts many different restaurants, shopping destinations, clubs, museums, and more. Las Olas has a […]


The 21st Year will be bigger and better then ever with fresh new look Friday, April 29 on the famous Las Olas Blvd! (Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL) Janaury 1, 2016 – Get ready to sip, sample, mix, mingle, and CELEBRATE! The American Lung Association is gearing up to host the 21st Annual Las Olas Wine […]

Maus & Hoffman Plans Six Spring 2016 Made-to-Measure Trunk Shows!

February 2016 – Continuing a long tradition, Maus & Hoffman will be hosting a series of Spring Trunk Shows at their flagship store at 800 East Las Olas.  This Spring, they will host a total of six trunk shows, beginning with Hickey Freeman on Thursday, February 4th and ending with Loro Piana on Friday, March […]


Fort Lauderdale, FLA. (January 25, 2016) – Las Olas Capital Advisors will be facilitating the launch of Las Olas Capital Arts, a new philanthropy initiative.  The initiative will be hosted in the Las Olas Capital Advisors office.  It will be an ongoing effort, with each artist having a three month long showcase in the Fort […]


Fort Lauderdale, FL Jan 27,2016: Craft beers and Chef Competition to conclude South Florida Craft Beer Week on January 31st WHAT: BLCK.BEER in association with Timeline Brewery will host GastroWars at SuViche Las Olas on Sunday, January 31st, featuring a culinary competition between two chefs. Guests will enjoy a five-course prix-fixe menu paired with five […]

How Sweet It Is!! Kilwins Celebrates 20th Anniversary On Las Olas

Fort Lauderdale Jan. 26,2016 – When Kilwins Ice Cream, Chocolates & Fudge opened on Las Olas on January 2, 1995, it was a welcome addition to the mix of restaurants, art galleries and specialty retailers.  Actually, it became an overnight success and has just gotten even more popular over the ensuing two-decades.  One reason, of […]

Tickets on Sale NOW for The 21st Annual ClueLess On Las Olas: “Lotto Demise” Thursday March 10, 2016

Fort Lauderdale, FL Jan 22,2016 – There’s no question that this unique who-dunn-it is one of the most popular yearly events in South Florida.  Patterned after the board game Clue, ClueLess on Las Olas’ participants read an original mystery and then solve seven one-of-a-kind clues to determine which of the six suspects committed the murder and where or with […]

Chinese Film Crew Visits Las Olas…

Fort Lauderdale, Jan 22, 2016 – A film crew from China enjoyed a really sunny day on Las Olas, when they came to shoot a travel segment this month.  According to Rita Wells, the Marketing Communications Manager from the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the CVB has started reaching out to the Chinese traveler in partnership with […]


Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 5, 2016 – Come celebrate with us the Grand Opening of the Igal Fedida Fine Art Gallery Atelier to Las Olas Boulevard on January 21st, 2016 from 6-9pm! Recently relocated from Upper East Side Manhattan, our gallery brings a new form of Abstact Expressionism to the boulevard while also being the ONLY gallery […]

Tis the Season …… to Shop Las Olas!!! Extended hours, holiday menus, and elegant gift ideas are waiting for you!

Many shops and restaurants are offering holiday specials with extended hours! Enjoy the beauty and ambiance of world famous Las Olas Boulevard and find that perfect gift this season!  Alex and Ani offers Eco-conscious, positive energy products that adorn the body, enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit. Holiday Hours from 10am -9pm Monday thru Sunday […]


Deck yourself out in tinsel, jingle bells, sequins and more for Grille 401’s Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! Sip on $5 cocktails including Grille 401’s Cranberry Daiquiri made with Bacardi, house-made cranberry simple syrup, fresh lime juice and fresh cranberries. Dig out the most festive, over-the-top holiday sweater you can find for your chance to win […]

Leave the cooking to us and join us at one of our many Thanksgiving celebrations on Las Olas!

American Social Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Johnny V Las Olas Royal Pig Pub  Timpano Italian Chophouse  click here for menu Tuscan Grill Las Olas

You’re Invited! BNY Mellon Announces Red Cross Resiliency Workshop Luncheon to be held Nov 10, 2015

In celebration of Veteran’s Day, join the Red Cross as we honor our service members by introducing the Red Cross Resiliency Workshops to the South Florida community. You’ll learn how we can reconnect returning service members with their families and reintegrate them back to society as a valuable part of our community. You’ll learn how […]

Enjoy Water Taxi to Boat Show ride from Las Olas for the 56th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Nov 5th – 9th, 2015

Enjoy the shops and restaurants of Las Olas while attending the 56th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show WATER TAXI SERVICE & PARKING | NOV. 5TH – 9TH From November 5th – 9th, 2015, the iconic Fort Lauderdale Boat Show will be in town; drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the event. As in […]

A New Cafe Blooms on Las Olas!

Ann’s Florist A New Cafe Blooms October, 2015 By: Angela Caraway-Carlton Department: Features Buddy Shaw and Kim Fuentes, the brother-and-sister team behind Ann’s Florist on Las Olas Boulevard, will soon add a new element to their eclectic floral and collectibles shop: a coffee cafe and patisserie. “We actually got the idea from customers who would […]


Fort Lauderdale eatery launches new cocktails and adds popular special dish to its current menu FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 12, 2015) – Grille 401, Fort Lauderdale’s hottest downtown dining destination, is pleased to announce its new Bar Bites menu featuring a selection of must-have dishes in addition to an updated cocktail menu. Now available, the […]

SuViche Las Olas Welcomes Mayor and Community Members to Ribbon Cutting and VIP Grand Opening Event

October 2015 – SuViche, the innovative Peruvian-Japanese restaurant and Pisco bar, was thrilled to welcome Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Vice Mayor Robert McKinzie and Commissioner Romney Rogers to the Las Olas location in celebration of their grand opening. On Thursday, October 8th, more than 75 community members joined the SuViche team for a ribbon […]

HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN AND THE FALL SEASON WITH NO TRICKS, ONLY TREATS – Chocolatier announces new products, promotions and Halloween Costume Contest

 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (October 2, 2015) – Chocolate fans have another reason to celebrate the fall season with the introduction of new products and promotions at Hoffman’s Chocolates. The South Florida chocolatier is pleased to offer several limited-edition treats including the Pumpkin Pie Truffle, Pumpkin Milkshake and Pumpkin Ice Cream. Hoffman’s gourmet Pumpkin Pie Truffle […]

New River Fine Art’s Season Premiere Exhibit Teams With HANDY For “Art With A Heart” Fundraiser

  New River Fine Art, at 914 East Las Olas; will be presenting “Art with a Heart,” a fundraising exhibition and sale to benefit HANDY (Helping Abused, Neglected, Disadvantged Youth). The event takes place on Thursday, October 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as they view the art.  […]


A portion of sales throughout October, in-store or online, will benefit The Morgan Pressel Foundation and Breast Cancer Research Miami, FL (September 1, 2015) – South Florida’s premier luxury jewelry destination, Levinson Jewelers is excited to announce a special partnership with LPGA star Morgan Pressel and her remarkable foundation, The Morgan Pressel Foundation, in honor […]

Hoffman’s Chocolates to Celebrate One Year Anniversary on Las Olas Boulevard with a Special Promotion: Buy One Pound of Chocolates and get a Half Pound of Chocolate-Covered Pretzels FREE

  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 22, 2015) – Hoffman’s Chocolates is celebrating its one year anniversary on Las Olas Boulevard on Tuesday, September 29th. In celebration of the milestone, Hoffman’s is offering a special promotion exclusive to its Las Olas location (920 East Las Olas Boulevard) from Tuesday, September 29th through Tuesday, October 6th. During […]

Tipsy SalonBar: American Dream on Las Olas

For immediate release: Sept 9, 2015 At first glance Tipsy SalonBar owners Matt and Beth Lindahl appear to be another young professional couple on the rise in South Florida.  However, when Beth opens her mouth, her slight southern accent draws you in with refreshing warmth and authenticity that takes your breath away. I had the […]

Paul Tanner Breaks Away from UBS to Launch Las Olas Capital Advisors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Las Olas Capital Advisors launched on August 3, 2015 as a registered investment advisor (RIA) dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and ultra-high-net-worth families meet their long-term financial goals. Las Olas Capital Advisors ( is led by Founder and Managing Director Paul C. Tanner, formerly of UBS. The firm manages in excess of $400 million in […]

SuViche Opens Las Olas Location – New restaurant features Fort Lauderdale’s first Pisco Bar

   Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (August 27, 2015) – SuViche, the innovative Peruvian-Japanese restaurant and Pisco bar, is pleased to announce the opening of its new location on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Located at 401 East Las Olas Boulevard on SE 4th Avenue, SuViche offers a variety of beautifully crafted and explosively flavorful sushi […]

FIRST JUICE BAR OPENS IN LAS OLAS AREA: Cancer survivor touts benefits of her new store’s raw, cold-pressed juices.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2015 Fort Lauderdale, FL – For Sonia Terboss, juicing isn’t a mere fad, it’s literally a way of life. And, as of Saturday, July 25th, she is bringing all the benefits associated with juicing to Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale and beyond via her health-focused retail store, SpaJuiceBar. Smoother complexion, healthier body, […]

First Reggio Emilia Preschool to open in Downtown Fort Lauderdale Fall 2015

For immediate release- Fort Lauderdale, FL July 7, 2015 In the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, classrooms are being designed and educators are busy preparing an innovative curriculum in anticipation of the Downtown Jewish Education Center’s (DJEC) September 2015 launch of the first Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool in east Fort Lauderdale. “At the heart of the […]

Pan'e Dolci Italian Bakery, "A place you need to go"!

“If you’re looking for one great pizza, great sandwiches, good gelato, and the best ciabatta bread you can have…go to Pane e Dolci! Excellent expresso and pastries. You wont be disappointed” wrote Trip Advisor Reviewer in March 2015. We couldn’t agree more! Italian influence is ever-present when walking through the doors of Pan’e Dolci at […]


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (June 10, 2015) – Shake it up and cool off during the hot summer season with Hoffman’s Chocolates four NEW limited edition milkshakes. The new milkshakes which include the scrumptious Apple Pie A La Mode, Key Lime Escape, Orange Dreamsicle Breeze and Coffee Bean Cooler, will be available from Thursday, June 11th […]

Las Olas On Sale 2015 Planned For Memorial Day Weekend!

May 11, 2015 -“Our first Las Olas On Sale promotion last year proved to be such a success, that the Las Olas Association has decided to make it an annual event,” enthused Michael Werzer, a member of the Board of Directors of the Las Olas Association and Chair of “Las Olas On Sale”. “We chose […]

Looking For A Memorable Mother’s Day Dinner? Le Café de Paris… A Las Olas Icon!

Le Café de Paris, at 715 East Las Olas, has been “… setting the Gold Standard since the mid-1960’s,” under the masterful eye of Swiss-born owner Louis Flematti. And for those who want to treat mom to a truly memorable Mother’s Day dinner, Café de Paris will open at 4:00 p.m., serving their regular menu… […]

Grand Central Stationery Is The Go-To Store For Mother’s Day Cards…And Just About Any Other Occasion

May 6, 2015 – For more than a quarter of a century, locals and visitors have found a cornucopia (I LOVE to use that word whenever I can!!) of cards for just about any occasion under the sun at Grand Central Stationery at 1227 East Las Olas Boulevard! Mother’s Day is certainly a case in […]

The American Lung Association’s 20th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Fest

April 8, 2015: Las Olas Association To Celebrate The American Lung Association’s 20th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Fest -Premier Beverage Is Presenting Sponsor… Benefits American Lung Association Recognized as a one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events of the year, the American Lung Association’s 20th Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival […]

Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria Opening on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale in Spring 2015

West Palm Beach, FL (August 18, 2014) – Big Time Restaurant Group (BTRG) is excited to introduce Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria located at 1032 East Las Olas Boulevard. Set to open late Spring 2015,  the high energy Italian eatery will be inspired by the traditions of the great Italian American restaurants in New […]


 SESAME STREET PRESENTS: THE BODY AT MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE OPENING ON MAY 22, 2015   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— January 6, 2015 (Fort Lauderdale, FL) – Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?  It’s easy! Simply visit Sesame Street Presents: The Body – atMuseum of Discovery and Science from May 22 through September 8, 2015. Sesame Street Presents: The Body is […]

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. presents the 20th annual ClueLess On Las Olas – ‘Read Me My Rights – The Case of the Book Club Murder’

PRESS RELEASE PARTNERS IN EDUCATION, INC. Date:                March 2015 Contact:           Linda Brown, Event Coordinator, 954-288-7201 ‘Read Me My Rights – The Case of the Book Club Murder’ is the theme of this year’s ClueLess on Las Olas, the much anticipated annual fundraiser for Partners In Education, Inc. and Presented by Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc.  More than 500 […]

Lands End Getaway Tour is coming to the Riverside Lawn March 14 – 15

ITS COMING TO FORT LAUDERDALE!!!  Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 15th to THE GREAT LAWN at the Riverside Hotel! As part of The Lands’ End Getaway Tour, the company is offering a chance to win the ultimate getaway – a trip for two to the British Virgin Islands. Vacation hopefuls can enter The Lands’ End […]

Fort Lauderdale Luxury Living & Lifestyle Expo

The Fort Lauderdale Luxury Living and Lifestyle Expo premiers on E Las Olas Blvd on February 28 & March 1, 2015 Dates:  February 28 – March 1, 2015 Location:  740 E Las Olas Blvd (adjacent to Riverside Hotel), Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Hours:  Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission:  FREE Website: FOR […]

Meet Lana Kerr…..

With the holiday season behind us, you might want to meet Lana Kerr, the founder and CEO of TLK Wellness.   Her company has five offices across the country and over 10,000 customers, including the one at 918 East Las Olas. Lana is an author and is considered one of the nation’s leading health and […]

Valentines Day or Evening Cruise with Lauderdale Yacht Charters

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.” -Eden Ahbez Yacht Sea Porsche is available for Valentines Day charters!  The yacht is located on the New River in beautiful downtown Fort Lauderdale just off of Las Olas Boulevard.  Special Promotional pricing for Valentines Day, $995. This price includes a bottle […]

Las Olas Chemist… Expanding Services… Offering Greater Healthcare Choices

January 2015 – Fort Lauderdale, FL You don’t have to be a numerologist to know that 2015 is going to be quite a powerful year.  Have you made any health goals for the new year?   Las Olas Chemist has  made some bold moves this year.  For the first time, Las Olas Chemist owner Marc […]

New River Fine Art Announces Masters: Modern to Contemporary

For Immediate Release January 19, 2015 Contact:  Lisa Burgess (954) 524-2100 E-mail – Ft. Lauderdale, FL.- Masters: Modern to Contemporary , a blockbuster exhibition featuring art from renowned 20th Century and Contemporary Masters like Picasso, Chagall, Miro, Dali, Warhol, Calder and Stella will open to the public February 13, 2015 at New River Fine Art […]

Upscale Chima Brazilian Steakhouse on Las Olas Blvd. Celebrates New Year’s Eve “Brazilian Style”

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — (Nov. 25, 2013) — The New Year will be celebrated with Brazilian flair at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, a unique, upscale location on Las Olas Blvd. renowned for its authentic Brazilian Rodizio cuisine. New Year’s Eve features two seatings: the first from 5:30–7:30 p.m. and the second at 10 p.m. Reservations are required.* The first seating includes […]

Discover, Engage, Plan & Celebrate!!! City of Fort Lauderdale Open Streets Event

The City of Fort Lauderdale and partners invite neighbors of all ages to Discover, Engage, Plan and Celebrate at Open Streets Fort Lauderdale on Las Olas Boulevard. Open Streets events temporarily close streets to vehicles and open them to people to have to walk, bicycle, dance, play, rollerblade, skateboard, jog, socialize or enjoy other activities […]

Upscale Chima Brazilian Steakhouse to Honor Veterans on Nov. 10 and 11 with Complimentary Rodizio, Acclaimed Brazilian Cuisin

Veterans to Receive Complimentary Rodizio (Meats, Salad Bar and Side Dishes) with Purchase of Another Rodizio Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — (Nov 5, 2014) — In honor of all veterans who have bravely served the U.S., Chima Brazilian Steakhouse on Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is offering veterans a memorable, elegant culinary experience. For […]

Premier Beverage Presents The 52nd Annual Christmas on Las Olas

“Christmas on Las Olas is such a great Fort Lauderdale tradition and a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season that can be enjoyed by all ages,” said Bob Drinon, President and CEO of Premier Beverage, Presenting Sponsor of Christmas on Las Olas.  “We at Premier Beverage are proud to once again partner in bringing this […]

Las Olas Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Boat Show Attendees… Including The Free Las Olas Express!

October 26, 2014, Fort Lauderdale, FL – “This year, the Las Olas Company and the Las Olas Association have joined forces in an unprecedented effort to roll out the “Red Carpet” to provide those attending the Boat Show with a Five-Star Experience,” enthused Vann Padgett, Vice President of the Las Olas Company.  “From free bus service aboard the Las Olas […]

Las Olas Outdoor Living & Home Expo Nov 8-9

September 10, 2014 –Fort Lauderdale, FL — Thinking about starting a home renovation or landscaping project?  Unsure how to proceed or what new options have come available?  Started a project though now find yourself in need of assistance?  Or just want that new pool, outdoor kitchen, landscaping or outdoor entertainment system installed for you? Then join us in downtown Fort […]


Dana Pollitt ADEPT Strategy & Public Relations 954-769-1533 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (September 9, 2014) – Forré Fine Art Gallery, in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Tropic Magazine and ADEPT Public Relations, invites all interested in fine art and architecture to the “Beneath the Surface” – What Rests Inside an […]


 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 30, 2014) – Hoffman’s Chocolates is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new location at 920 E. Las Olas Boulevard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.  The new retail store, which opened its doors to customers on Monday, September 29th, is the first Broward County location for the legendary South Florida-based […]


  Burger Specials from Monday – Friday at the 2014 Best of South Florida’s – “Best Business Lunch” Destination   FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 8, 2014) — Grille 401 on Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale’s hottest upscale restaurant and bar, is excited to introduce yummy new lunchtime “Burger of the Day” specials that patrons are sure to eat up! Beginning Monday, September 8th, guests […]

Johnny V Launches “Taste of Italy” $35.00 4-Course Fixed Price Menu… Mama Mia!

Sept 3, 2014 -“We wanted to give locals the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful dinner at a great price during the slow months of summer,” said Diego Rech, General Manager and Sommieelier at Johnny V.  As many of our readers know, Johnny V, at 625 East Las Olas, opened ten years ago, and it continues to […]

BAO launches New Menu and New Website to the delight of Las Olas dining aficionados with 4 star reviews across the board!

(August 2014) BAO  has  reinvented their pan-Asian menu to be more diverse, more affordable, and to enhance the BAOLASOLAS experience. After gathering valuable feedback from guests since their Grand Opening in February,  BAO Executive Chef Mark Rivera has once again proven himself as a culinary creator. Focusing on more Tapas style dishes, adding a variety […]

Cool Down on Sept. 10 at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse with a Refreshing Four-Course International Wine Pairing Meal

Contacts: Durée Ross / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T Louise Hendry / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T Menu Features Gazpacho, Grilled Salmon and Swordfish, Fresh Vegetables and Chima’s Signature Rodizio Meats for $70 Per Person Who/What: Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, located on Fort Lauderdale’s posh Las Olas Boulevard, invites local wine aficionados […]

Award-Winning Chef Joins Celebrated Downtown Ft. Lauderdale Restaurant

LAS OLAS’ TIMPANO ITALIAN CHOPHOUSE WELCOMES NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF  FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – (Aug. 7, 2014) – Las Olas landmark Timpano Italian Chophouse is pleased to announce the addition of Tim Hmay as Executive Chef.  With an accomplished epicurean background, Hmay brings more than 15 years of professional culinary and management experience to his new role […]

New River Fine Art Invites Public To Meet Artist Kathy Buist at VIP Reception

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Kevin Lane (954) 536-3038 E-mail – Lisa Burgess, President/New River Fine Art (954) 524-2100 Fort Lauderdale, FL. (July 25, 2014) – New River Fine Art, at 914 East Las Olas, will host a VIP Reception for artist Kathy Buist on Thursday, July 31st from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The show is entitled “Waterway” and is […]

Voodka Las Olas Kicks Into High Gear With Sizzling Summer Specials

“We wanted to create some sizzling summer specials to make Voodka the ‘hot-spot’ on Las Olas to come to… day or night… weekdays and weekends… for locals and visitors,” said Manager, Maud Neron-Bancel.  “We are truly in the epicenter of Fort Lauderdale, where thousands of people now live and tens of thousands work…” In fact, the restaurant was created […]

Weekday Wine Down At Caffe Europa!

July 2014 – “Give us your tired… your hungry… your…”  No, this isn’t about the Statue of Liberty, it’s about “Weekday Wine Down” at Caffe Europa, one of the most popular restaurants in the area!  Located at 910 East Las Olas, the restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and late night whatever. From Monday thru Friday, you can wind down […]

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Expands Menu with New Items

Lighter “Figure-Friendly” Skewers of Galeto and Vegetables Now Served Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – (July 1, 2014) – One of Las Olas’ most popular dining destinations, Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, has introduced three new dishes to its rodizio-style menu. Known for its gourmet salad bar and signature roaming gauchos with meat skewers, Chima is now providing two lighter skewer options for South Florida’s […]

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse to Host Wine Dinner with Sommelier Larry Baker

Contacts: Durée Ross / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T Louise Hendry / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T   Chima Brazilian Steakhouse to Host Wine Dinner with Sommelier Larry Baker June 25 Feast to Pair Four Courses with Wines for $70 Per Person What: South Florida carnivores know that Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, […]


Weeklong Celebration Starts June 16th with Seven Days of Partying Including a Dogfish Brewery Takeover and Birthday BBQ Bash WHAT: Who says the twos are terrible? American Social, the gourmet gastropub that originated on Las Olas Boulevard is celebrating its second anniversary with a weeklong series of events starting Monday, June 16th. Join the AmSo team as […]

Famous Marine Artist Wyland… To Make Personal Appearance At Wyland Las Olas Gallery

Internationally acclaimed Marine artist, Wyland… will be making a rare personal appearance at the Wyland gallery on Saturday, June 21st. The excitement at the gallery, at 822 East Las Olas, is palpable! The Artist Reception takes place between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and is open to the public. “Wyland is going to be painting […]

Historic Stranahan House Museum and Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum present SEMINOLE STORIES: History of Seminole Alligator Wrestling featuring Everett Osceola

For Immediate Release  – June 3, 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Seminole Tribal Member, Educator, Speaker, and Alligator Wrestler, Everett Osceola will present the first in a series of “Seminole Stories: History of Seminole Alligator Wrestling” on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6 pm, at the Historic Stranahan House Museum located at 335 SE 6th Avenue in downtown Fort […]

New River Fine Art Presents Anke Shofield "Through the Looking Glass

Fort Lauderdale, FL. (April 14, 2014) – “Anke Schofield’s large-scale works, which feature fantastical dream-like images created through complex layering, have been attracting national attention from galleries, collectors and curators,” said New River Fine Art Gallery owner, Lisa Burgess.  “Some of Anke’s corporate collections include: A 10’ x 40’ mural in the Sheraton Hotel in Shangai, the […]

Echo Salon & Spa Launches Blow Dry Club

Attention ladies… Echo Salon & Spa, at 420 S.E. 6th Avenue; has launched a new program for those of you who have need of a blow dry on a regular basis.  Owner James Genovese created the service as a way of offering costs savings for regular… or would-be regular clients.  The company’s mission statement pretty much sums up […]

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Honors Moms with Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner – Raise a Toast to Mom with Specialty Cocktails

Contacts:        Durée Ross / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T Louise Hendry / Durée & Company, Inc. 954-723-9350 T What: South Florida families looking to treat mom to an elegant and flavorful feast on Mother’s Day need look no further than Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, located on Fort Lauderdale’s trendy Las Olas Boulevard. Known […]

Las Olas Plans First Annual Las Olas On Sale!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:  Kevin Lane (954) 536-3038 Amber VanBuren/Executive Director/LOA – (954) 258-8382 “For the first time in recent memory, Las Olas business owners have joined together to create a Boulevard wide sale!,” enthused Michael Werzer, a member of the Board of Directors of the Las Olas Association and Chair of the “Las Olas On Sale” promotion. […]

Spin for kids!

Spin for Kids – April 24, 2014 at Zoeli Pilates Zoeli Pilates will be hosting two charity spin classes on April 24th, led by international spinning master instructor, Scott Schlesinger.  The goal is to raise awareness and support for HANDY who embraces and educates vulnerable youth to become productive adults. Participants will choose from the two times and […]

Voodka’s Chef Paul Anthony Morello Is Cooking Up An Easter Celebration Dinner…

“We wanted to create a fixed-priced dinning experience that would please anyone looking to celebrate Easter with friends and family,” said Voodka’s Executive Chef Paul Anthony Morello.  “The menu reflects our “Trancontinental Brasserie” concept, which has a mixture of three main influences, French, Russian and American.  Voodka is in the heart of the Las Olas shopping and dining district, at […]

20th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival, May 1, 2015

20th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival, May 1, 2015   Proceeds benefit American Lung Association in Florida Recognized as a one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events of the year, Premier Beverage presents the American Lung Association’s 20th Annual Las Olas Wine and Food Festival, which returns May 1st , 2015 on […]

Norma Smoker To Celebrate 1st Year Anniversary Of Publishing of Her Empowering Book – Got Kids? Take Notes! A How-To Reference Guide to… Well… Raise Kids

“Strolling Las Olas with Kevin Lane”                                                                                                   […]

Introducing Tatyana Boutiques

March 23, 2014 Tatyana Designs is rebranding their boutiques with the moniker of their designer, “Tatyana.” The rebranding, which includes the new website, is progressing rapidly with the new website design completed and several store rebrandings already underway. “We will always adore Bettie and what she represented,” said Tatyana, designer and founder of the brand. […]

Ladybug Release is March 21 – 26, 2014 at the Museum of Discovery and Science

Fort Lauderdale March 18, 2014 – On Friday March 21, 2014 through Wednesday March 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. each day, the entire family can kick-off the start of Spring Break with the annual Ladybug Release at the Museum of Discovery and Science! Learn about the plight of the ladybug myth and folklore, participate in a Ladybug […]

VOODKA… A Unique Las Olas Dining Experience With French… Russian and American Accents

“Strolling Las Olas with Kevin Lane”   VOODKA, at 817 East Las Olas, is a Trancontinental Brasserie concept created to make patrons “… feel good and enjoy their time with us,” according to General Manager Jessica Buisson.  And they seem to be doing a superb job!  The restaurant, opened about a year, has enjoyed a sterling […]


American Social Hosts a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Bagpipers WHAT:                  American Social is hosting a Shamrock Soiree and inviting guests to gussy up in green for an Irish extravaganza in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 17th. From 5 p.m. to midnight, patrons will enjoy musical performances from live bagpipers, Jeff D and […]

Bettie Page is Celebrating their 1 Year Anniversary!

Come celebrate our first full year of being open on Las Olas with us!  Bettie Page Clothing is excited to celebrate with all of our neighbors, customers, friends, and family a successful first year here in Fort Lauderdale.  *One Year Anniversary Party*  When:  Thursday March 20th 6-10pm  Where: 1016 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301;  phone: (954)766-4343 […]

9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit comes to Las Olas Boulevard on Riverside Lawn

March 7.2014Contact:  Kevin Lane (954) 536-3038 – Riverside Hotel – Kristi Hollinger (786) 402-7459                       E-mail Kristi at   Media Alert: WHAT:           9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit The “Grand Marshal” at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Followed by a two-day stay at the Riverside Hotel WHEN:           Saturday & Sunday, March 8th and 9th WHERE:         The Great Lawn of the Riverside Hotel 620 East Las […]

Zoeli Pilates & Wellness Center has Deep Roots…. From World War 1 To The 21st Century

March 1. 2014 – by Kevin Lane (954) 536-3038 – One of the neat things about Las Olas is that most of the businesses are owner/operator… Not true of the Malls… And each business has its own unique back-story that helped shape the DNA of the essence of what it is today…  Take Zoeli Pilates… During World […]


Jan 1, 2014 Macken Realty, a staple Aventura-based luxury real estate firm serving the South Florida marketplace for nearly 30 years, today announced it has opened its second office in the heart of the Las Olas business district at 888 E. Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The new office features a modern clean design, […]

Renowned Artist Wyland to Host Grand Opening of Fort Lauderdale Gallery

Wyland Galleries- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT:    Carol Shaughnessy / Katharine Roach PHONE:         (305) 797-0579 / (305) 304-8260 E-MAIL: / January 30, 2014 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL ― World-renowned marine life artist and environmentalist Wyland will host the grand opening festivities for the recently-opened Fort Lauderdale gallery bearing his name on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8-9. […]

Las Olas Boulevard… Romance Is In The Air: Valentine’s Central…

Las Olas has just about everything to make Valentine’s Day… memorable.  From a couples massage at Planet Massage, to flowers from Ann’s Florist… to jewelry, frangrances, romantic dining and so much more! Las Olas is considered “Valentine’s Central.”   Here’s a few ideas! Carroll’s Jewelers recently celebrated their 50th year on the Las Olas.  In addition to an […]


I Do! Romance by SitInMySeats Hires Ashley Dieter and Olivia Velar as Romantic Travel Concierges  Lisa Crawford, CEO of South Florida-based SitInMySeats VIP Tickets, Travel & Concierge Services (SitInMySeats), is pleased to announce the launch of I Do! Romance.  From love at first sight to all of life’s momentous milestones, I Do! Romance specializes in […]

Fun Holiday Shopping Event – Fresh Produce Nov 14th!

Here’s all the news on a fun holiday shopping event that is taking place at Fresh Produce on Thursday, November 14. We’d love it if you would share this information in your calendar of events and any email blasts that you have coming up! Here is the information: What: It’s A Colorful Life Where: Fresh Produce, 912 E […]

A Scrumptious Evening at the Royal Pig Pub – Dining review by guest blogger Tanya S.

The Royal Pig Pub has taken Las Olas by Storm – Open for lunch and dinner they are also featuring an outstanding value in the “Dine Out Lauderdale” menu from October 1 – Nov 7 2013. Guest Blogger and Ft. Lauderdale scene maker Tanya S. had this to say about a recent dinner at The […]

Las Olas Boulevard Calendar of Events!

BRATS N’ BREW on the Boulevard! The Riverside Hotel and Fritz & Franz Bierhaus to host 2nd Annual Las Olas Oktoberfest September 20- 22 & 26- 29

It’s that time of the year again! The event where dames in Dirndls, beer aficionados and the average Joe can all join for the “HAUS” of German Tradition. Where jugs of frothy libations are set to flow like a jodeler’s melody and delicacies will consist of Rostbratwürstl and Wiener Schnitzle. It is the 2nd Annual […]

You're Invited – TD Bank Grand Opening Friday August 9th, 450 East Las Olas Blvd.


  Grille 401, a Rainmaker Restaurant Group concept and Ft. Lauderdale’s Downtown Dining Destination, is introducing new menu items to its already diverse and delicious daily Lunch, Dinner, and Light & Healthy Menus.  The restaurant is also announcing the addition of its new Happy Hour Small Bites menu for those looking for fun bar fare […]

Fantastic Free Events this week on Las Olas

WEDNESDAY JUNE 26th 5-8PM We are looking forward to this event Las Olas Beauty Join Sanctuary Medical Center and Las Olas Beauty as they partner in hosting a complimentary summer beauty event! An exciting night of pampering, products, and time-saving secrets from the experts Megan C Jack, MD, Jenya Titova, PA-C, Tammy Sharpe, CME and […]



 Restaurateur Jack Mancini Returns to Las Olas to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary with Opening of Mancini Modern Italian   Fort Lauderdale, FL (April 11, 2013) – An icon on Las Olas for more than a decade, Jack Mancini’s highly anticipated return to the downtown Fort Lauderdale culinary scene has arrived with the launch of Mancini […]

Mother's Day on Las Olas Boulevard – Sunday, May 12th 2013

Whether you’re celebrating with your mom, your kids, friends, family and more there are many options to enjoy Mother’s Day 2013 on Las Olas Boulevard. Las Olas Beauty – Purchase $50 Gift Certificates for only $40!  Limit 2 per customer call today to purchase by May 11th. 954-779-2616 Mother’s Day Savings from Planet Massage click […]

Live Music and More at Las Olas Wine Cafe'

There’s something happening each night at the Las Olas Wine Cafe’   – check out the charming courtyard and stylish interior open for lunch and dinner! Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday  Wine Tasting (7:30p.m-10:00p.m)Done by wine makers.20$ Entry- Used as a credit for bottle at event.                Ladies Night (ALL […]


Grille 401, Fort Lauderdale’s “Downtown Dining Destination” features Sizzling Sounds on Thursdays  from  5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m during Happy Hour.  Restaurant and bar patrons will enjoy the smooth and entertaining sounds from some of South Florida’s most talented musical artists.  During Happy Hour, guests will also receive 2 for 1 specialty cocktails & wines […]

Zola Keller Voted Number 1 Bridal Store by Channel 10!

Wine & Food Lover’s Alert…

Don’t Miss The 18th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival Recognized as a one of the most anticipated wine and culinary events of the year, the 18th Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival, presented by Bombay Sapphire® Gin, Apothic Wines, The Naked Grape Wines, Shellback Caribbean Rum, & Premier Beverage Company, returns April […]

A Big Las Olas Welcome to Woods & Associates

A Family Business That’s Growing… And Growing… “I started Woods & Oviatt Yacht Brokerage in January 1973, located then in Ft Myers Beach,” said Pete Woods.  “We were brokering small boats from a marina we purchased — The Beach Marina.”  Pete remained in that area until 1980, when he moved to Ft. Lauderdale.  Pete, his […]

"Flashback With Flashdance" – A review from guest blogger Gertie Gossip

I typically dine out on Las Olas Boulevard for our pre-theater ritual but we were in a rush to make the Wednesday night performance of Flashdance at the Broward Center SO. . .  to get in that flashback mood we headed over to Rok Burger.   They have an amazing variety of beef burgers But also […]

Support the beloved Historic Stranahan House on Las Olas!

Many of our visitors swing into the Historic Stranahan House Museum for a romantic scenic tour, or a family friendly historical experience and this month they are hosting two very special events for all ages.  See below for more info!

Get Red Carpet Ready on Las Olas!

  The best of Fashion, Beauty, & Experiences await you on Las Olas Boulevard. . . here are 5 easy ideas to get your look “Red Carpet Ready” this month! Luxurious Locks! Las Olas Beauty is holding a complimentary hair styling class on Wednesday, Feburary 6th.   Call 954-779-2616 to reserve your spot. 1503 E. […]

Las Olas is for Lovers! Top Ten Romantic Spots for this Valentine's Day

Twinkling lights, romantic restaurants, European breezeways to stroll through. . . Las Olas Boulevard has so many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  Here’s a list of our top 10 Romantic spots and Las Olas Boulevard Restaurants we recommend: 1.  Johnny V Las Olas – a classic romantic foodie paradise with a world class wine list […]

Visiting Fort Lauderdale and Las Olas Boulevard

For out of town travelers, Fort Lauderdale is a great place to visit. With so much to do, this is certainly THE place for sun, fun and getting away from the “day to day” routine. For our Canadian friends, check out reviews on Las Olas Boulevard and find out all there is to do here. […]

Las Olas Blues Fest This Weekend!

Looking for new and exciting things to do in Fort Lauderdale this weekend?  The Inaugural Las Olas Blues Fest is sure to rock your world on the Riverside Hotel Lawn. The 1st Annual Las Olas Bluesfest is going to be a BIG a “Party on the Lawn,” next to the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas […]

Christmas Dining Options on Las Olas 2012

Eat and Enjoy at the following Restaurants!  Click on the links for address and phone numbers! LUIGIS Coal Oven – Christmas Day Italian Special. . . . Mamma Carmela’s Pasta Special. Its Luigi’s mothers recipe and will warm your heart! Rigatoni with homemade sauce including Meatballs, Italian sausage, Braciola, Pork Ribs. TUSCAN GRILL   RIVERSIDE […]

Special Display of Aids Memorial Quilt on Las Olas in observance of World Aids Day

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS – will be on view Saturday, December 1st  at the Lawn at the Riverside Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale.  This display is in observance of World Aids Day. This free […]

80 Days of Holidays -Downtown Ft. Lauderdale Celebrates!

80 days of Holidays is a collection of events going on in Downtown Fort Lauderdale over the Holiday season.   Living and working downtown has never been more fun and exciting. . .  Keep track on the “80 days” facebook page – Here is the AMAZING Calendar in its entirety! Holidays Fort Lauderdale

VIP things to do in Fort Lauderdale this Weekend!

Las Olas Boulevard has two unique star-studded VIP things to do in Fort Lauderdale this weekend.  Zola Keller will be hosting a three day event to “meet the designer” named Leigh Price.  He and Zola have done many significant designs together for celebrities and socialites.  This is the “Must shop” weekend for those  buy a […]

1st annual Las Olas Fort Lauderdale Oktoberfest – Friday, Sept.28 to Sun., Sept.30, 2012

Get your beer steins ready to raise at our first ever Las Olas Oktoberfest on the Riverside Hotel Lawn. Details below Fort Lauderdale Oktoberfest on Las Olas Boulevard Presented by: The Riverside Hotel and Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Friday,Sept.28 to Sun., Sept.30 Friday and Saturday from 11am to 11pm, Sunday from noon to 10pm Cultural Event; […]

BREAKTHRU Beverage Happy Hour Specials on Las Olas

Las Olas Boulevard is the top spot for BreakThru Beverage Happy Hour specials to quench your thirst after work.  Our top restaurants offer amazing deals on libations and dining, our happy hour specials list is below: Click here for a complete list of BreakThru Beverage Brands American Social Half Off drinks and Appetizers, 4-7pm Monday-Friday. $3 off […]

Get Spa Chic on Las Olas this month!

Looking and feeling fab is easy on Las Olas Boulevard with September’s Spa Chic!   As you would expect from the Best of Fort Lauderdale, our very own Planet Massage is participating in the Spa Chic Special offer in conjunction with and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The $99 special Spa […]

Fiesta on Las Olas coming September 8th! Free to public

On Saturday, September 8, colorful banderitas (small flags) will be waving on downtown Las Olas Boulevard as the Upper Room Art Gallery and Visualize, Realize a New Philippines celebrate Filipino arts, culture and literacy.   This best of Fort Lauderdale free event will take place from 3-10 pm at 1200 E. Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 33301. […]

Celebrate Fashion's Night Out on Las Olas

The 4th annual Fashion’s Night Out takes place this Thursday, September 6th with thousands of stores all over the world taking part.  Right here on Las Olas, some of our top boutiques will be hosting events, specials, and sales as well. You won’t want to miss out on shopping South Florida during this annual event. […]