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Posted on: June 15, 2023

New Owners Promise “the Same but Better” at Iconic Le Tub on Hollywood Beach

Le Tub

When Oprah’s bestie Gayle King and GQ magazine declared Hollywood’s Le Tub’s hamburger the Best in America a few years back, it catapulted the local favorite to international star status.   Now, South Florida restaur...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

It Takes a Vibrant Village to Build a Collective in Downtown Hollywood

The Vibrant Village

“Being part of a collective is being part of a community,” stated Veronica Coleman, partner in the newly-opened Vibrant Village Collective at 2028 Harrison Street, Bay #104.

Her partner Amanda Nieves agreed.

“Our goal,&rdqu...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Neighbors say "Ole!" to Mermaid Queen Fine Mexican Dining on Hollywood Beach

Mermaid Queen

Taco fans are rejoicing about the opening of The Mermaid Queen, a new Mexican Fusion Restaurant at 300 South Broadwalk. This newest entry into Hollywood's beachfront eatery lineup is the latest from long-time Hollywood restaurateur and entreprene...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Mystic Coffee: A Downtown Hollywood Gathering Place

Mystic Coffee

"I have traveled the whole world, and everywhere I went, there were coffee houses," said Ivan Lopez, a native of Chile and owner, with his wife, Argentinian-born Agustina Avila, of Mystic Coffee at 2000 Harrison Street #8. "And always, I ha...

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

VIDEO: Beach Walk Extension Project Meeting

Beachwalk Extension RTP Grant Meeting 2

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, the Hollywood, Florida Community Redevelopment Agency conducted a public meeting to discuss capital improvements for the Beachwalk Extension Project.  The sole purpose of this meeting was to discuss a $500,00...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Michelle Lambert Spa in Downtown Hollywood Puts the “Ahhhh” Back in Spa

Michelle Lambert Spa

“I drive over 40 minutes to get here each week,” said the client in the waiting room at Michelle Lambert Spa at 1915 Hollywood Boulevard.  “She’s the first massage therapist I’ve had in years that...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Everyone is Welcome to Chill at Elixir Kava N Smoke and Immunity Juice Bar in Downtown Hollywood


Elixir: a magical or medicinal potion.  Elixir in Hollywood: 1) An entirely inclusive and welcoming non-alcoholic bar at 1820 Harrison Street; 2) a new Hollywood watering hole where both drinkers and non-drinkers can socialize in a relaxed enviro...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Celebrity Chef Ivan Dorvil Makes Downtown Hollywood Home with Opening of RedWood Bar and Kitchen

RedWood Bar & Kitchen

Chef Ivan Dorvil, proprietor of the new RedWood Bar and Kitchen at 2009 Harrison Street, says that his first love is cooking, and he’s really just a cook that happened to become a chef.  But the Food Network changed all that when he won...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

JothiVita Ayurvedic Center -- a New Home for an Ancient Healing Practice and More

JothiVita Ayurvedic Spa

As redevelopment, new investment, and streetscape improvements continue to attract new business and increased foot traffic to Downtown Hollywood, Luz Pellegrino of JothiVita Ayurvedic Spa & Wellbeing Center, is one of the happiest business owners in t...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Phase IV Undergrounding & Streetscaping

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: February 23, 2022

Complete Streets and Undergrounding of Overhead Utilities

Complete Streets

Project Location: SR A1A from Sheridan Street to Hollywood Blvd.

Project Description: Undergrounding of overhead utilities (FPL, Comcast, AT&T, others); landscaping of sidewalks/medians; new pedestrian lighting along sidewalks; decorative pavement on w...

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