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City of Fort Lauderdale Launches Designated Rideshare Pickup and Drop-off Zones on E. Las Olas Boulevard

For Immediate Release January 8, 2018  Fort Lauderdale, FL – The City of Fort Lauderdale, in partnership with Lyft, Uber, Yellow Cab, and the Las Olas Boulevard Association, has launched a six-month safety demonstration project on E. Las Olas Boulevard to introduce designated rideshare pickup and drop-off zones in three locations during the hours listed below: [...]

2018-01-10T15:06:32+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog|

Registration for March 22, 2018 Clueless on Las Olas Mystery Party NOW OPEN!

For immediate release - Jan 8, 2018 An interactive “whodunit” murder mystery party, “Clueless on Las Olas” captivates the investigator in all! Nearly 500 amateur sleuths will converge on iconic Las Olas Boulevard in search of seven unique clues to deduce the who, what or where of the “dastardly deed.” Patterned after the board game [...]

2018-01-07T21:43:45+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Blog, Events|

Las Olas Art Fair Celebrates 30 years on the Boulevard January 6 – 7, 2018

Over 300, top‑rated artists from 30 states display stunning creations across diverse mediums during free, juried showcase at 30th Las Olas Art Fair! Las Olas Art Fair - Part I - January 2018 from ArtFestival.com on Vimeo.  FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (November 24, 2017) Three decades ago, a few dozen booths selling stylish art from area [...]

2018-01-01T23:09:03+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Blog|

The Hideaway Speakeasy Bar, Offering a Glimpse Into Historic Downtown Fort Lauderdale, to Open in the Notable Bryan Building on Las Olas Boulevard in December 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — (Dec. 7, 2017) — Located in Fort Lauderdale’s classic Bryan Building, listed in the National Historic Registry, The Hideaway speakeasy bar will be unveiled in December 2017. Offering a glimpse into historic downtown Fort Lauderdale, The Hideaway serves artisanal cocktails, approximately 30 varieties of craft beers, a large whiskey selection, and [...]

2017-12-08T01:22:46+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Blog|

Las Olas Pop-Up Culture Hits Humane Society of Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, FL – The Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) will officially open a Pop-Up Shop at 811 East Las Olas Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, December 1 at 11:00 a.m.  The vibrant retail space features a variety of merchandise for all the furry friends in your life and your animal loving friends as well, with all proceeds [...]

2017-12-03T22:47:19+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center Plans Festive Chanukah Celebration with Parade down Las Olas!

For Immediate Release - Dec 2017 -“Chanukah’s message – the power of light over darkness – is not an exclusively Jewish ideal.  Rather, it is relevant to participants of all faiths and nationalities,” says Rabbi Chaim Slavaticki, Spiritual Leader of the Las Olas Chabad Jewish Center.   “To celebrate this cherished festive holiday with the community, [...]

2017-12-03T19:44:35+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Blog, Events|

Panther’s in the Park opens in Huizenga Plaza on Las Olas

The Florida Panthers and the City of Fort Lauderdale have collaborated for the second year in a row to create “Panthers in the Park” a 80x40 foot outdoor ice skating rink at Huizenga (Bubier Park) at the intersection of Las Olas and Andrews Ave located right near Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk. Panthers in the Park opened [...]

2017-12-01T00:44:14+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Events|

UPS TO LAUNCH eBIKE IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Set for Dec. 2 at Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza ATLANTA, November 30, 2017 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages along Las Olas Boulevard and in surrounding neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The electrically-assisted tricycle supports Fort Lauderdale’s Green Your Routine program, geared toward [...]

2017-12-06T11:02:55+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Blog|

Macken Companies’ Beach House Single-Family Home Development in Fort Lauderdale is 75% Sold

Completion Scheduled for Summer 2018          FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 3, 2017)—Macken Companies’ new single-family home development, Beach House, currently under construction in east Fort Lauderdale, has reached the 75 percent sales mark. A three-bedroom, four-bath, 2,796-square-foot model residence located at 2512 NE 32nd Ave. has been sold completely furnished at the full asking price of [...]

2017-10-12T09:41:00+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Blog|

Christmas on Las Olas 2017 presented by Breakthru Beverage Florida to ‘Light It Up!’

55th Annual Christmas on Las Olas Presented by Breakthru Beverage lights the way for holiday giving with exciting NEW holiday fireworks display! This Event is Rain or Shine. EVENT PARKING » “For the past five+ decades, Christmas on Las Olas has been a much-anticipated holiday celebration for locals and visitors alike. We have truly outdone [...]

2017-11-28T12:26:13+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Blog, Events|

Sydney B “A One-Of-A-Kind” Children’s Boutique Celebrates 2nd Anniversary!

(July 2017 )“Sydney B is a one-of-a-kind children’s boutique, buzzing with the unique, whimsical clothing and accessories you want for your one-of-a-kind little bee,” enthused owner Anna Zuckerman.  The store, at 713A East Las Olas, is celebrating their 2nd Anniversary this month. Echoing Anna’s description, store manager Joan Prioetto says that at Sydney B you’ll find the [...]

2017-08-04T17:27:49+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|

Sun Trolley Offers Free Rides for Florida Residents This Summer

Fort Lauderdale, FL (July 26, 2017) –Sunshine and beautiful beaches aren’t the only things that come free in Fort Lauderdale. The Sun Trolley is offering Florida residents free rides on the Las Olas Link from July 1 to September 30, 2017, with presentation of a valid Florida ID. “Summertime is fun, the kids are out [...]

2017-08-02T09:10:30+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Macken Companies’ Beach House Model Residence Sets New Sales Record

Click here for more photos of beach house 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 [...]

2017-06-29T11:22:00+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Blog|

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 [...]

2017-06-23T10:22:27+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Blog|

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

Fort Lauderdale, FL. (April, 2017) –Las Olas Capital Arts celebrates their 5th featured artist,  Liora Davis.   Join us for an opening reception with the inspiring artwork of Liora Davis  at 6pm on Thursday June 29th, drinks and light appetizers will be served. RSVP is required.  (Click here to RSVP) Liora has been an artist [...]

2017-06-23T10:35:42+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blog, Events|