Are we ready for this? Sure, we've all gotten used to the fact that the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa would shape up the area tourist-wise; the two years of construction and $800 million spent gave us plenty of clues, not to mention time to adjust. But Hollywood and Hallandale beaches may just be a wee reluctant to become known as HoBe and HaBe -- a distinct possibility if other restaurateurs follow Jack Penrod's suit. The infamous restaurateur, who opened the Penrod's complex (now known as Nikki Beach and Pearl) on South Beach and actually succeeded in making the transition from bikini-contest venue to club-kid top... More >>>