Special Feature: Downtown FTL’s Rocking Retail Market

Downtown Fort Lauderdale enjoys a vibrant retail and dining scene, with 150 new restaurants and shops coming online in just the last five years, and more on the way! New restaurants and shops, combined with the existing spots we know and love, are elevating the downtown experience. I’m grateful that we are fortunate to add [...]

2023-05-30T14:45:29-04:00May 30th, 2023|Blog|

The Pulse on DowntownFTL: Downtown Living

Downtown Fort Lauderdale is reaching new heights. The city’s recent growth, at a similar pace as other hot sun belt cities, has created a dynamic downtown experience at the center of the South Florida region. The Fort Lauderdale Downtown Development Authority's President & CEO, Jenni Morejon, sat down with Jason Amato, one of DowntownFTL’s [...]

LOBI Magazine May 2023 Edition: A Summer Day on Las Olas

There aren’t many places that share our combination of bustling city life and breathtaking beaches, which is why no matter if you are a local or just passing though, there’s never a bad time to take a moment to appreciate how wonderful Fort Lauderdale really is! I invite you to experience the perfect summer [...]

2023-05-22T15:05:11-04:00May 22nd, 2023|Blog|

On the Boulevard Witnessing Change

Vinos on Las Olas opened the day after Thanksgiving in 2014 in the space where Las Olas Café spent many years feeding loyal locals. Many still remember walking down a short walkway off Las Olas to get to Vino’s and entering a charming courtyard that reminded some of Old World bars. Co-owners Clayton Chelley, [...]

2023-04-27T16:02:04-04:00May 10th, 2023|Blog|

Las Olas Wine & Food Festival – Source: NBC6 Miami

Republished: NBC Miami By Monica Galarza - Published April 19, 2023 - Updated on April 19, 2023 at 6:11 pm Whether you are looking to purchase tickets or want to know the participating restaurants and breweries, here's everything you need to know about the Las Olas Food & Wine Festival [ Executive Pastry Chef at [...]

2023-04-27T09:10:13-04:00April 20th, 2023|Blog|

The 60th Anniversary of Christmas on Las Olas. Thank You!

It was a very Merry, Musical, Jingle & Mingle, Festive & Fun celebration of the Las Olas Association’s 60th Anniversary of Christmas On Las Olas! On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022, the boulevard was closed off to cars for the favorite free Holiday tradition and was filled with over 10,000 festive party goers. The [...]

PINK PUMPKINS: Las Olas Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

That's right - Las Olas Boulevard's turning PINK for the month of October! Many of the restaurants, bars and retailers on Las Olas will host special events and turn their storefronts "PINK" in support of Breast Cancer Awareness and the American Cancer Society's fight against the disease. PINK PUMPKINS on Las Olas is in coordination [...]

The Dan Marino Foundation – April Is National Autism Acceptance & Awareness Month: “Light It Up Blue”

The Bank of America Building in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood will join other South Florida businesses by “Lighting It Up Blue” in April to highlight autism acceptance and awareness Fort Lauderdale, Florida (March 31, 2022) – The Dan Marino [...]

The 59th Annual Christmas on Las Olas on Tuesday, November 30th – FREE Community Event Open To The Public

Christmas on Las Olas as our gift to the community. It’s the most exciting time of the year for the Boulevard, and we are so proud to bring the community together. The smiles on everyone’s faces say it all! The Holiday Spirit will be wondrous filling Las Olas with the beloved 59th Annual Christmas [...]