Designated Rideshare Zones Created on Las Olas Boulevard

April 2018 - The City of Fort Lauderdale is doing a pilot study for  designated risdshare zone along Las Olas  Bouelvard as a part of their safe streets,  Vision Zero multi-national road traffic safety project that aims to achieve a highway system with no fatalities or serious injuries involving road traffic. Designated rideshare zones on [...]

2018-04-06T20:52:26-04:00April 6th, 2018|Blog|

Fort Lauderdale to Grow its ‘Nighttime Economy’ – New ‘Night Mayor’

April 2018 -  Fort Lauderdale staffs a team to manage its growing nighttime economy.  While Fort Lauderdale might be widely known for its nightlife, from the early days of Spring Break bars to the high-end Las Olas restaurants of today, there’s never been someone at City Hall directly in charge of managing it. Until now. [...]

2018-04-28T16:46:27-04:00April 4th, 2018|Blog|

SpaJuiceBar Gets You Healthy by Running and Walking for Juice

March 2018- Every Thursday at 6:30 p.m., you’ll see dozens of health minded people leaving Sonia Terboss’ SpaJuice Bar at 1217 East Las Olas… and running down Las Olas to A1A to the beach!  No kidding… To Sonia Terboss, juicing isn't a mere fad, it's literally a way of life. Since opening the health-focused organic [...]

2018-03-19T18:31:22-04:00March 16th, 2018|Blog|

Celebrate Easter with Special Gifts from Hoffman’s Chocolates

This Easter, celebrate with a special gift from Hoffman’s Chocolates. The South Florida-based chocolatier offers a wide variety of Easter-themed chocolates, confections and gifts. Hoffman’s Chocolates offers the perfect Easter Basket filler-items like its Handmade Chocolate Eggs with a variety of fillings, Chocolate Easter Bunnies ranging in sizes from 2.5 oz to as large as a [...]

2018-03-14T01:16:27-04:00March 14th, 2018|Blog|

TRAFFIC ADVISORY for Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade, Festival and Shamrock Run Restrictions to be in place on March 9 and 10

Fort Lauderdale – Traffic restrictions will be in effect on March 9 and 10 for the Fort Lauderdale St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival and the Shamrock Run.  The events take place on Saturday, March 10 at Huizenga Plaza, along Las Olas Boulevard, and in surrounding areas of downtown Fort Lauderdale. To view a map of the traffic restrictions, [...]

2018-03-08T11:02:43-04:00March 7th, 2018|Blog|

Stroll Through Fort Lauderdale at Las Olas Wine & Food Festival 2018!

Our 23rd year is shaping up to be one for the books as South Florida’s finest eateries and international wineries hit iconic Las Olas Boulevard on Friday, April 20th. Fort Lauderdale Restaurants - South Florida Eateries - International Wineries Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 8, 2018) – It’s the [...]

2018-03-09T14:15:30-04:00February 28th, 2018|Blog|

Kilwins Will Open At 6:00 A.M. On Valentine’s Day… For First Responders To Get Their Sweethearts A Valentine!

Kilwin's Ice Cream, Chocolates & Fudge, at 809 East Las Olas Boulevard, has been ‘the’ destination for lovers to find the perfect Valentine gift… for their sweethearts!  And what owner Bill Renaud has learned over the last two decades is that in this fast paced world, many people wait until the last minute to get their Valentines… well, [...]

2018-02-05T21:43:49-04:00February 5th, 2018|Blog|

Broward Education Foundation/Partners In Education Presents the 23rd Annual Clueless On Las Olas ‘Condo Confidential’ Mystery Party in Fort Lauderdale

For immediate release Jan 18, 2018 - On a beautiful balmy Thursday evening in Fort Lauderdale, along iconic Las Olas Boulevard, someone has committed a crime…whodunit? For the 23rd year, Clueless on Las Olas – an original murder mystery party - will unfold on the north bank of the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale. [...]

2018-01-26T09:01:57-04:00January 26th, 2018|Blog|

Brightline To Begin Introductory Service Travel Between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach Early 2018

MIAMI – January 11, 2018 – Brightline, Florida’s new hospitality-focused express passenger rail service, announces introductory travel service between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach will begin on Saturday, January 13. In the coming days, South Florida residents, business commuters and tourists will be able to ride the only privately-funded, operated and maintained rail service [...]

2018-01-26T08:29:20-04:00January 26th, 2018|Blog|

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: [...]

2018-01-10T15:06:32-04:00January 10th, 2018|Blog|

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 [...]

2018-01-01T23:09:03-04:00January 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 [...]

2017-12-08T01:22:46-04:00December 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 [...]

2017-12-03T22:47:19-04:00December 3rd, 2017|Blog|