Photo: Boynton Beach CRALisa Bright (left) with former mayor Jerry Taylor at a CRA event in 2008.During her time as the director of the Community Redevelopment Agency, director Lisa Bright basked in the good graces of the Boynton Beach commissioners, who serve as the CRA board. Even after Bright ... More >>
Commissioner Marlene RossLisa Bright is currently being investigated by the city and by the Palm Beach State Attorney's Office based on allegations that she harbored conflicts of interest in her role as the director of the city's Community Redevelopment Agency. But now questions are being raised ... More >>
Facebook.comMcAuliffe, on the war path.Palm Beach State Attorney Michael McAuliffe has attracted plenty of attention lately for his efforts to bust public corruption. He recently forced the resignation of the fourth county commissioner in four years to face criminal charges and created a Public C ... More >>
Flickr: apricocoYoung Circle in Hollywood; the WSG project was to wrap around the Home tower, the tallest building on the right.It appears that nobody in Hollywood government has a clear idea of where the city stands in its efforts to improve a big piece of property at the heart of downtown.At th ... More >>
Flickr: rajkulA man who made a fortune off Jenna Jameson is now making money in Hallandale.Who played matchmaker between the City of Hallandale Beach and a businessman with a porn-filled portfolio? Whomever it was, he did a whale of a job. Back in March, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency ... More >>
Flickr User: ZenTravelerIt's taken a few years, but Hollywood Commissioners are finally ready to let $3.5 million in city funds go up in smoke. At a meeting this Tuesday, commissioners will put on their Community Redevelopment Agency hats and vote to release the CRA's mortgages on the property at U. ... More >>
hanneorlaA sculpture in Hollywood Arts Park. In the background the dreaded Townhouse apartments, which will be demolished for the new condo.Admittedly, it's one hell of a challenge: how to transform Hollywood's hardscrabble downtown into something architecturally iconic, timeless in its appeal and v ... More >>
By now, almost nothing can shock us about Hollywood (Florida) news. Not a dead body turning up in a Federal Highway hotel. Been there. Not a dirty cop, nor a public official hit with criminal indictment. Been there and there. Nothing would have shocked us...except this. And this.Yep, it's good news. ... More >>
ArtsPark Village puts the city at the mercy of developers
Hollywood clamped down on a bar for sexual high jinks, but a high-ranking city official gets frisky and walks
Not much happening at Hollywood's HART -- except non-bill-paying developers continue to get city bucks
Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.
In Deerfield, when you're in, you're really in. And the mayor is really in.
Bad, CRA! Bad, Bad CRA!
Gottlieb and Geller reward Hollywood for its generosity with a big, fat payback.
To be a development star in Hollywood, its all in who you know, baby
City Without Art
A Hollywood insider plans war on City Hall
In Hollywood, developers profit. You pay.
A mayor and a businessman, both named Bill, have struck up quite a friendship
The plan to build Merry Place could rekindle an inner-city dream
Pompano Beach Mayor Bill Griffin is, well, conflicted over the Swimming Hall of Fame deal
Developer Milton Jones confronts Sistrunk's segregation-induced funk
Carlton Moore is expected to seek a spot on the powerful county commission. But first, he has to overcome his wheeler-dealer image.