Nuisance Abatement Board

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Beach Place Could Have Alcohol Sales Restricted by the City if Drug Problems Aren't Cleaned Up

    Earlier this year, Fort Lauderdale declared the once-filled-with-promise open-air shops of Beach Place a nuisance following a string of drug-related complaints and arrests. Now the city is threatening to take away Beach Place's entertainment district status unless it cleans things up by making a ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale Officially Declared a Nuisance

    Back in 1996, Beach Place opened on Fort Lauderdale beach and was supposed to usher in a new age of retail goodness and restaurants and family fun on Las Olas. There was a Banana Republic retail store there, as well as a The Gap and a Limited Express. Now, there's a store that will sell you $5 flip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Fort Lauderdale Police Release Best Places for Hookers, Drugs

    The Fort Lauderdale Police Department added a new section to their website yesterday: It's for "Nuisance Abatement," and it contains "the addresses of properties where nuisance abatement warning letters have been sent and those properties that are currently under the jurisdiction of the Nuisance Aba ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    Bust Me if You Can

    If it looks like a lawyer and quacks like a lawyer, is it really a lawyer?

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Stomp the Worm

    Saint Aaron to the rescue in Haiti

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    So Long, Skid Row

    The last days of a flophouse tell a tale of urban renewal's losers

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Exile on 18th Street

    By forcing a grandmother to sleep in a car outside her own home, a city board goes too far

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    This Bad House

    The Nuisance Abatement Board’s war on blight has had some unintended casualties in West Palm Beach — most of them poor