New & Trending Food and Fun on Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard

April 2018 - Consider how different the street seemed after the addition of YOLO, American Social, and the Royal Pig. But what has always stayed the same is that Fort Lauderdale residents see Las Olas as the city’s gem. We live and work there, we go out there at night, and, when we have out-of-town [...]

2018-04-28T16:19:34+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog|

Rest & Renew Mattress Gallery Opens On Las Olas

April 16,2018 - “We focus on selling sleep here,” said Luci Figini, who along with her colleague, Carlton Williams, operates Rest & Renew Mattress Gallery, a division of City Furniture.   The 2,000 square foot “Coastal Zen” sleep boutique opened this past December at 713 East Las Olas with a curated collection of mattresses to make [...]

2018-04-28T15:54:11+00:00April 17th, 2018|Blog|

Las Olas Safety Project Seeks to Improve Traffic

April 2018 - The Las Olas Boulevard Six-month Safety Improvements Demonstration Project is part of an overall Community Investment Plan that includes safety and traffic calming improvements within the Colee Hammock neighborhood, and additional safety and traffic flow improvements along S.E. 15th Avenue. The goal of the Las Olas Boulevard Demonstration Project is to create [...]

2018-04-16T18:39:19+00:00April 9th, 2018|Blog|

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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 10th, 2018|Blog|