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Hollywood City Commission

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Hollywood Asks State for Permission to Ban Pit Bulls

    As Broward County reels following yesterday's announcement that it may soon follow Miami-Dade's lead and ban the ownership of pit bulls, the City of Hollywood has asked the state for permission to take similar legislative action against the animal. Just in case the Hollywood City Commission decides ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Restaurant News: Margaritaville Resort Headed for Hollywood, B.B. King to Play B.B. King's, See and Eat Seafood in Pompano Beach

    •    Cynics among you (though certainly not Charlie) might consider it akin to choosing between typhoid and malaria, but the Hollywood City Commission has picked Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville over Sly Stallone and Bruce Willis's Planet Hollywood to build a $100 million hotel-restaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    A Department Or a Demolition Derby?

    Flickr User: definity_fallsHow many dents does it take to wreck a Hollywood cop's career?​Just as cats get nine lives, Hollywood Police officers get 9 wrecks. Or at least that appears the case with Officer Joel Francisco, who averaged almost one per year over an 11-year career, according to a revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Expert Schmexpert! Hollywood Commissioners Will Design Future Downtown

    flickr user: randeclipYoung Circle in downtown HollywoodBernard Zyscovich is the Miami-based urban designer who has the unenviable task of crafting a modern, architecturally vibrant downtown Hollywood. Thanks to the Hollywood City Commission's habit of preempting his plan by green-lighting huge cond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Critics Give Take on the Newest, Tallest Condo on Hollywood's Young Circle

    No city in Broward County has high stakes development decisions like Hollywood. It's why for the last decade it's become an emotionally charged issue. For all the fine points that fill the debate, the argument comes down to whether you believe the city should accommodate the developer or if the deve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    'Tis the Season for A Mara-cle!

    During her 20-year reign as the grande dame of Hollywood, Mara Guilianti had many pet projects, but perhaps none that she adored more than the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, a museum that moved from North Miami to downtown Hollywood last year, thanks in large part to Giulianti's hustl ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Father and Law

    A retired Hollywood cop would do almost anything to help his son — maybe a little too much

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Who Killed Kenny's Project?

    Cynthia Berman-Miller, at far left, with Hollywood Commish Cathy Anderson (in purple), lobbyist Alan Koslow, and County Commish Sue Gunzberger (watch that hand, Al!) I'm going to be updating this damn bloggy beast all day long, but wanted to start with news coming from Hollywood that former state ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Hooray for Hollywood

    Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2006

    Foley's Priest Unmasked

    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune busts the story on the priest who molested Mark Foley. And, in proper priestly style, it's creepy as all living hell. The culprit is Father Anthony Mercieca, who admitted to Herald-Tribune reporters Matthew Doig and Maurice Tamman in a telephone interview from his hom ... More >>

  • News

    October 5, 2006

    Die Bold, Die Wussy

    An Invitation to Steal an Election

  • News

    September 21, 2006

    Straight to TV Hell

    A Fox News Stipend for Gay Newsgroup Has Homophobes Worried.

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    You Scratch My Back, I Write You a Bill

    Gottlieb and Geller reward Hollywood for its generosity with a big, fat payback.

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    Access Hollywood

    To be a development star in Hollywood, it’s all in who you know, baby

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    As the World Twists

    Lake Pols-begone

  • News

    January 19, 2006

    The Mayor's New Digs

    Hollywood's Mara Giulianti voted to bury power lines outside — surprise! — her very own condo

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Tailpipe

    Crackin' Crack

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Bad Bet

    It turns out murdered gambling boss Gus Boulis had plenty to hide

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005
  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Birds, Bees, and Rock 'n' Roll

    Your folks got busy to Foreigner. Here's the play-by-play.

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Tailpipe

    Abortion Follies

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    Tailpipe

    Abortion Follies

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    May 5, 2005
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    November 11, 2004

    Our Mayor, the Lobbyist, Part 4

    She visited Hollywood the same day as the developer. Now residents fear for their homes.

  • News

    July 29, 2004

    River of Sludge

    Sure, Hollywood's sewage plan is dirty. It pollutes the Everglades too.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Letters June 3-9, 2004

    Once a commission candidate, always a critic:

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Incentivize This

    In Hollywood, developers profit. You pay.

  • News

    April 3, 2003
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    July 4, 2002
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    September 20, 2001

    Undercurrents

    Temple Tantrum

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    September 6, 2001

    Undercurrents

    Lubavitchers try to open a shul in Hollywood, and the place goes meshuga

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Peebles Power

    When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card

  • Best of BPB

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters for February 10, 2000

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Hoop Nightmares

    Local homeowners say they don't want basketball played at night in Jefferson Park because it disturbs the peace. The players say the real reason is even uglier: race.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Broward's LBA Goes MIA

    Departing leadership, internal politics, office closings: It's apparent the local chapter of the Latin Builders Association is struggling with expansion

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    Undercurrents

    Bubble, bubble, toil, and trouble

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Maurie, We Hardly Know Ye

    Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.

  • News

    June 10, 1999

    Mean Streets

    Getting rid of those folks with buckets equals getting rid of one of the county's better homeless-assistance programs.

  • News

    June 10, 1999

    An Ethical Variance

    How do you get a zoning problem fixed in the city of Hollywood? You just have to hire the people who make the decisions.

  • News

    May 27, 1999
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    April 29, 1999

    Hooray For Hollywood!

    Political battles in the city are making it hard for developments like Turtle Nest Suites to win approval. Enter Alan Koslow.

  • News

    January 7, 1999
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