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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Despite Its Name, Downtown Hollywood’s Newest Art Establishment is Not Just Another Art Gallery

Just Another Art Gallery

They’re a graphic designer and a realtor by trade, but in their hearts, Carlos Plaza and his wife, Edda Caban, are, they say, partners in 'artistic' crime, and they needed a place to do their art: mainly (but not limited to!) P...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Professional Figure Skating Stars Open THE WAVE LOUNGE in Downtown Hollywood

Wave Lounge

Wave Lounge, a new restaurant/bar/lounge open at 115 S. 20th Avenue in Downtown Hollywood, promises to enhance the city’s multi-national aura with food, music and dance that echoes the passions and international travels of its owners, a family o...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

LIME DESIGN to Open South Florida Innovation and Design Center in Downtown Hollywood

Lime Design

Lime Design, a product development company dedicated to turning people's ideas into real life products, is relocating and expanding to a new home at 1918 Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood.

Lime Design is a full-service product development comp...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Cuban Café Brings More Latin Fare and Flair to Downtown Hollywood

Cuban Cafe

Proprietor Saul Dominguez has announced the opening of the Cuban Café at 1657 Tyler Street, just east of the Publix at Young Circle, where he offers up a selection of sandwiches, churros, empanadas, ice creams, and, he says, “the best...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Villa Romana Romanian/Italian Eatery Opens on Hollywood Boulevard

Villa Romana

Lara and Ty Orlanis have recently announced the opening of their new Romanian/Italian restaurant, Villa Romana, at 1909 Hollywood Boulevard, featuring a mix of contemporary and traditional style that perfectly complements the unique Italian and Romanian m...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Artistic Interactive Sidewalks Join the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project

Tyler Street Murals

The highly successful Downtown Hollywood Mural Project (DHMP), which consists of over 25 outdoor, contemporary murals, now has an exciting new extension with the addition of the Tyler Street Artistic Interactive Sidewalks.

The creative, new sidewalks featu...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Drastix Skewers Up New Dining Concept on Tyler Street

Drastix

Victor Choy, a South Florida native and marketing pro, and his brother-in-law, chef Martin Moncrieffe, recently opened Drastix at 1920 Tyler Street, a new café offering street-wise but restaurant-ready skewered food on sticks — hence ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Kay Rico Opens Another Location in Hollywood

Kay Rico Beach Cafe

Kay Rico Coffee, a Hollywood business that has grown since 2014, beginning with a stand at the Yellow Green Farmers Market and adding a brick and mortar shop on Hollywood Boulevard in 2018, has now opened Kay Rico Beach Cafe in the Wave Condominium at 250...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

New Programming Brings More Hollywood to Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood, the elegant and intimate arthouse movie theatre located at 2008 Hollywood Boulevard, in the heart of the Arts & Entertainment District of Downtown Hollywood, has announced a major expansion in its programming.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

ASILI BEAUTY & WELLNESS Making Downtown Hollywood Look and Feel Even Better

Asili Beauty & Wellness

“Our motto is Embrace Beauty from the Inside Out,” said Stacey Clarke, President of ASILI Beauty & Wellness, the new specialty product emporium located at 2014-2016 Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood.  To that end, Clar...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Owners of The Little Sugars Bakery Sweeten Downtown Hollywood with Bean and Rose Craft Coffee House

Bean and Rose

Hollywood sugar enthusiasts and specialty coffee lovers alike are buzzing at the news that Carlos and Sarah Zuluaga, who grew Downtown Hollywood’s The Little Sugars bakery from a storefront cafe to a national e-commerce online business, have ope...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

The Bang Shack’s “World Famous Chicken Bang Dip” Debuts in Downtown Hollywood

Bang Shack

Lifelong entrepreneur, Shark Tank contestant, and chef, Jason Hadley, with his wife Claudia, recently opened The Bang Shack at 120 South 20th Avenue in Downtown Hollywood.  Previously located at the Yellow Green Farmers Market, The Bang Shack mad...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Luxury Creole and Caribbean Fusion Food is On the Menu for Downtown Diners at CHWA HOLLYWOOD

Chwa Hollywood

“In Haitian Creole, the word Chwa means choice,” said Haitian-born Myreille Toussaint, owner, founder and chef of CHWA HOLLYWOOD, opening Friday, June 11 at 2050 Hollywood Blvd.

“To me, that means your choice, my choice, every...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

CKO Kickboxing Opens Downtown Hollywood Location

CKO Kickboxing Hollywood

There’s a powerful new activity afoot in Downtown Hollywood with the opening of the second Broward County location of CKO Kickboxing, at 2000 Harrison Street, Suite #6.

Franchise owners Tony and Shirley Zitek were members at CKO’s Miami...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

End to End Gallery Opens on Harrison Street in Downtown Hollywood

End to End Gallery

End to End Gallery recently opened a second location in Downtown Hollywood at 2000 Harrison Street, Bay 3.  The new gallery launched on April 3rd with an opening reception for “Inevitable Unknown,” a month-long, fully-immersiv...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Opening of Carmela’s Brings Sardelli Family Back to Downtown Hollywood

Carmela's Italian Restaurant

Fulvio, Carmela and Fulvio Jr. Sardelli, long-time and well-known restaurateurs in Hollywood, are bringing their Italian cooking skills -- honed over four generations -- back to the Hollywood mainland, with the opening of their new Italian restaurant, Car...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Konos Gelato Brings Italian Happiness to Downtown Hollywood

Konos Gelato

“Gelato is Happiness” is the tagline for Konos Gelato, which has just opened at 1948 Hollywood Boulevard.

The new shop is owned by Italian businessman Stefano Versace and is the 20th in the chain, which he founded in 2013 in Miami. &...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Lima Peru Restaurant in Downtown Hollywood Offers Seafood and Peruvian Specialties

Lima Peru Restaurant

Marcela Jaramillo's latest eatery, Lima Peru Restaurant at 1832 Harrison Street, is serving up Peruvian and seafood specialties, and is already receiving rave reviews, earning an impressive 4.8 out of 5 stars on Google.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Downtown Hollywood Mural Project to Unveil Newest Mural by DaveL on February 20th

Mural by artist DaveL

The Downtown Hollywood Mural Project’s (DHMP) latest outdoor art installation by David “DaveL” Lavernia is a tropical splendor.

The mural, which has stylized ocean waves, the sun, and tropical plants includin...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

New Art Gallery, Tattooed Theory, Brings Self-Described “Creepy” Designs to Downtown Hollywood

Tattooed Theory

As an accomplished artist, with 15 years of tattooing experience, Javier Antunez has developed a highly specialized style, which he describes as a little on the creepy side — in direct contrast to his sweet and friendly persona.  But it...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Phase IV Undergrounding

Phase IV Undergrounding

Phase IV: Undergrounding of Overhead Utilities and Streetscape Beautification - East-West Streets between A1A and the Broadwalk, from Harrison Street to Magnolia Terrace.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Hollywood’s Beauty of Wax Brings Spa Services Home with Launch of South Florida Mobile Body Waxing

South Florida Mobile Body Waxing

Maribel Ruiz, a leading Hollywood businesswoman for over 20 years with her Skin & Body by Beauty of Wax, has announced the opening of her latest venture, South Florida Mobile Body Waxing, with partner Kevin Kennedy.  South Florida Mobile Body...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Tyler Street Women Led Business Cooperative Formed in Downtown Hollywood

Tyler Street Women Led Business Cooperative

With a collective eye toward building foot traffic on their end of the street, a group of five women who own art, creative, or health and wellness-themed businesses on Tyler Street near 21st Avenue have banded together to create the Tyler Street Women Led...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Trust City International Financial Advisors Opens Office in Downtown Hollywood

Trust City International

Financial Planner Raul Caracas has announced the opening of his new company, Trust City International Financial Advisors, at 114 S. 20th Avenue in Downtown Hollywood.

Caracas, a native of Mexico City, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the West...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

C4Eats Vegan Café Brings Plant-Based Option to Downtown Hollywood

C4Eats Vegan Cafe

Downtown Hollywood is exploding with flavor with the opening of C4Eats Vegan Café at 2003 Harrison Street.

"C-4 is an explosive," said owner Randy Kelly, explaining the name. "Our menu will feature dishes like "The Minefield&...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Hard Bean Grand Café Opens in Downtown Hollywood

Hard Bean Grand Cafe

Downtown Hollywood is buzzing about the opening of the Hard Bean Grand Café at 1866 N. Young Circle.

Co-owners Gabriela Iarapino, and her mother, Elsa Boniolo, moved to Florida from their native Argentina less than one year ago, and looked at se...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Roasted Bean Café Waking Up Downtown Hollywood

Roasted Bean Cafe

Hollywood coffee connoisseurs and casual sippers alike now have another Downtown destination, with the opening of the Roasted Bean Café at the Circ Hotel by Sonder on the north side of Young Circle next to Publix at 1739 Tyler Street.

The new ca...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Cut & Shave Luxury Barber Spa Opens in Downtown Hollywood

Cut & Shave Barberspa

Downtown Hollywood is home to a unique new business with the opening of Cut & Shave, A Luxury Barber Spa for Men, (although women are always welcome) at 114 S. 20th Avenue. Cut & Shave is the brainchild of Hollywood resident Naiah Hines, who atten...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Zalie Cakes Baking Up Vegan Sweets in Downtown Hollywood - “OMG, They’re Vegan!”

Zalie Cakes Vegan Bakery

Maya Izquierdo has always loved cooking, and she has also always loved working for herself.  Two years ago Izquierdo combined those passions into a cupcake business, and on November 15th she’ll be hosting a grand opening of her own bric...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Bianca’s Furniture Opens in Downtown Hollywood

Bianca's Furniture

Downtown Hollywood is getting a dose of modern home design with the opening of Bianca’s Furniture Miami, the first new furniture store to open in Downtown in several years.   Bianca’s, at 1937 Hollywood Blvd, is a partnership ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Nordic Bakery & Coffee House Relocates to Young Circle in Downtown Hollywood

Nordic Bakery & Coffee House

The Nordic Bakery & Coffee House, a fixture on Tyler Street in Downtown Hollywood for over seven years, and known for its unique selection of specialties baked with dough imported from Denmark, has moved to a new, larger location at 1801 N. Young Circ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Broker Sherese Godschild Announces Grand Opening of Real Estate Office in Downtown Hollywood

Godschild & Co. Real Estate

Licensed real estate broker and Hollywood resident Sherese Godschild has opened the doors to Godschild & Co., Inc., a full-service real estate office, located at 2031 Harrison Street.  The new office focuses on buying, selling and renting res...

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