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 >>
• 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
A retired Hollywood cop would do almost anything to help his son — maybe a little too much
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 >>
Even with a housing bust and bad court verdicts, the show goes on.
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 >>
An Invitation to Steal an Election
A Fox News Stipend for Gay Newsgroup Has Homophobes Worried.
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
Hollywood's Mara Giulianti voted to bury power lines outside surprise! her very own condo
It turns out murdered gambling boss Gus Boulis had plenty to hide
Your folks got busy to Foreigner. Here's the play-by-play.
She visited Hollywood the same day as the developer. Now residents fear for their homes.
Sure, Hollywood's sewage plan is dirty. It pollutes the Everglades too.
Once a commission candidate, always a critic:
In Hollywood, developers profit. You pay.
Like a Pig in
Lubavitchers try to open a shul in Hollywood, and the place goes meshuga
When it comes to making deals, developer R. Donahue Peebles has no qualms about filing lawsuits -- or playing the race card
Letters for February 10, 2000
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.
Departing leadership, internal politics, office closings: It's apparent the local chapter of the Latin Builders Association is struggling with expansion
Bubble, bubble, toil, and trouble
Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.
Getting rid of those folks with buckets equals getting rid of one of the county's better homeless-assistance programs.
How do you get a zoning problem fixed in the city of Hollywood? You just have to hire the people who make the decisions.
Political battles in the city are making it hard for developments like Turtle Nest Suites to win approval. Enter Alan Koslow.