Linda Sherwood

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Cone-y Island: Will Hollywood Enforce Tough Ethics Law?

    hollywoodfl.orgLinda Sherwood had her doubts about the "cone of silence," until...Last week, the Hollywood Commission considered a measure that would have broadened the "cone of silence" rule for city officials. They rock the cone in Miami -- click here and scroll down for a definition. Basically, w ... 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

    March 31, 2009

    Block 55: Economy Be Damned, Hollywood Charges Forward With Condo Tower

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Lobbyists a Wedge Issue in Hollywood

    Maybe Hollywood Commissioner Beam Furr is right that an ordinance to ban private commissioner meetings with lobbyists is "unconstitutional." But it's still a shrewd move by Mayor Peter Bober and Commissioner Heidi O'Sheehan to champion the legislation. Or rather, to force their less savory colleague ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    No Drama in Hollywood

    After the hero vanquishes the villain, it's usually our cue to leave the theater. And so it is with Hollywood politics. Peter Bober (right), the fresh-faced, sweet-talking protagonist who in lieu of a Bat-mobile drove a Segway, toppled the tyrannical regime of Mara Giulianti a year ago. Say what you ... More >>

  • News

    January 24, 2008

    Hush, Money

    Nobody's talking about the Hollywood Beach Resort, but campaign contributions scream Next Big Thing