It's getting hard to use words like "emerging" and "blossoming" these days when describing Fort Lauderdale's FAT Village. It's no longer a neighborhood trying to establish itself. Crowds grow larger with each monthly art walk, and its expanding nightlife scene provides many options for the rest of the days of the month too. The neighborhood has gone through puberty and come out the other side with hair in places it never imagined.
But is the hard part over or just beginning? What now for the area that has so recently discovered its first whisker?