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2019

South Florida Gay News: The Gatekeeper: Scott Wyman on Inside of Historic Mayoral Term- March 28, 2019

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/the-gatekeeper-scott-wyman-on-inside-of-historic-mayoral-term.html

Sun-Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale Embraces David Beckham for Lockhart Deal- March 19, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-lauderdale-lockhart-vote-20190319-story.html

WPLG Local 10: Florida Panthers have big plans for Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial Auditorium-February 19, 2019

https://www.local10.com/sports/nhl/panthers/florida-panthers-have-big-plans-for-fort-lauderdales-war-memorial-auditorium

Swimming World Magazine: City of Fort Lauderdale to Proclaim Benjamin Franklin Day to Honor Hall of Fame Induction and Renovation- February 14, 2019

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/city-of-fort-lauderdale-to-proclaim-benjamin-franklin-day-to-honor-hall-of-fame-induction-and-renovation/

MassTransitMag: FL: E-scooters are here to stay in Fort Lauderdale- February 6, 2019

https://www.masstransitmag.com/alt-mobility/shared-mobility/bicycle-scooter-sharing/news/21060078/escooters-are-here-to-stay-in-fort-lauderdale

Sun-Sentinel: Beckham and Professional Soccer Rival Face Off for Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium- February 5, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-beckham-soccer-lauderdale-20190204-story.html

Sun-Sentinel: E-scooters are Here to Stay in Fort Lauderdale- February 5, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-fort-lauderdale-electric-scooters-20190205-story.html

The Guardian: Officials in standoff with Florida gun show company over use of city venue- January 25, 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/25/officials-in-standoff-with-florida-gun-show-company-over-use-of-city-venue

Sun-Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale eyes free electric car service- January 18, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-freebee-car-service-lauderdale-20190118-story.html

Sun-Sentinel: Memorial Scheduled Thursday for Fort Lauderdale Historian Merrilyn Rathbun- January 28, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/obituaries/fl-ne-historian-merrilyn-rathbun-obit-20190115-story.html

Sun-Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale set to Outlaw ‘Blight’ of Plastic Straws- January 8, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-straw-ban-lauderdale-20190107-story.html

Sun-Sentinel: Tower for Homeless and Low-Income Could be Headed for Defeat in Fort Lauderdale- January 3, 2019

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-ahf-tower-low-income-20181214-story.html

 2018

 Windy City Times: 152 LGBTQ Elected Officials Call on 116th Congress to Act on Four Key Initiatives – December 12, 2018

http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/152-LGBTQ-Elected-Officials-Call-on-116th-Congress-to-Act-on-Four-Key-Initiatives-/64979.html

 Mirror: South Florida Gay News: Steve Glassman from Retirement to New Gay Commissioner – December 10, 2018

https://southfloridagaynews.com/Local/steve-glassman-from-retirement-to-new-gay-commissioner.html

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale voters will decide on tax increase to pay for parks and police HQ – December 5, 2018

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-ne-bond-ballot-lauderdale-20181203-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Hit and run that injured boy, 14, reignites scooter rental debate – December 5, 2018

https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-electric-scooter-critical-injury-debate-20181205-story.html

 Swimming World: Steven Glassman Appointed to International Swimming Hall of Fame Board Of Directors – November 16, 2018

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/steven-glassman-appointed-to-international-swimming-board-of-directors/

 New York Times: Bipartisan Consensus: Everyone Is Anxious About the Election – November 6, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/us/politics/american-voters-midterms-mood.html

 The Real Deal: Fort Lauderdale fires development-oriented city manager – October 10, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/10/10/fort-lauderdale-fires-development-oriented-city-manager/

 Sun Sentinel: Who's going to foot the $3 billion bill to fix aging Fort Lauderdale? – October 10, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-infrastructure-fort-lauderdale-20181010-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale considers banning plastic straws – October 10, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-ne-plastic-straws-lauderdale-20181009-story.html

 The Real Deal: Fort Lauderdale fires development-oriented city manager – October 10, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/10/10/fort-lauderdale-fires-development-oriented-city-manager/

 NBC Miami: Fort Lauderdale Fires Longtime City Manager – October 9, 2018

https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Fort-Lauderdale-Fires-Longtime-City-Manager-Lee-Feldman-496442061.html

 Sun Sentinel:Giant Riverparc Square towers approved for downtown Fort Lauderdale – September 25, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/real-estate/fl-ne-riverparc-development-lauderdale-20180925-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Downtown plan calls for three towers to rise 36 to 43 stories tall – September 24, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-bz-fort-lauderdale-riverparc-square-20180921-story.html#

 WLRN: Fort Lauderdale To Host Next Telephone Town Hall Thursday – September 19, 2018

http://www.wlrn.org/post/fort-lauderdale-host-next-telephone-town-hall-thursday

 Sun Sentinel: Emergency care on the chopping block in Fort Lauderdale – September 7, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-fort-lauderdale-budget-20180904-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Welcome to the jumble of Las Olas Boulevard. Please stay in your lane – September 6, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-las-olas-boulevard-mobility-20180831-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Plan to make Andrews and Third avenues one-way gains steam – September 4, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-andrews-third-one-way-20180904-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Spending diet coming for city of Fort Lauderdale – August 28, 2019

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-fort-lauderdale-taxes-20180827-story.html

 As king tide season arrives, more South Florida cities brace for sea-level rise – August 27, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-bz-king-tide-season-preparations-20180828-story.html

 Swimming World Magazine: Swimming Hall of Fame Remains in Fort Lauderdale, Signs 30-Year Lease – August 23, 2018

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/swimming-hall-of-fame-remains-in-fort-lauderdale-signs-30-year-leasecity-of-fort-lauderdale-signs-off-on-30-year-lease-of-ishof-pool/

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale rejects Alexan tower – August 22, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/real-estate/fl-sb-alexan-tarpon-tower-final-20180820-story.html

 The Real Deal: Fort Lauderdale rejects Trammell Crow’s Alexan-Tarpon River project – August 22, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/08/22/fort-lauderdale-commissioners-reject-trammell-crows-alexan-tarpon-river-project/

 Sun Sentinel: People on the move, Broward Health announces executives for physician services and finance - July 18, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/careers/fl-bz-people-on-the-move-072218-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale may raise property taxes for first time in 12 years - July 13, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-fort-lauderdale-tax-increase-20180713-story.html

 The Real Deal: Fort Lauderdale’s freewheeling real estate development days may be over – July 11, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/07/11/fort-lauderdales-freewheeling-real-estate-development-days-may-be-over/

 Sun Sentinel: Pier 66 plans hotel renovation as first step toward new development - July 11, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-pier-66-vote-passed-20180711-story.html

 Swimming World Magazine: Ft Lauderdale ‘International Swimming Hall of Fame’ Aquatic Complex Gets $27 Million Renovation - July 10, 2018

https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/ft-lauderdale-international-swimming-hall-of-fame-aquatic-complex-gets-27-million-renovation/

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale plans to use water-sewer money to balance budget — again – July 9, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-lauderdale-budget-siphon-20180709-story.html

 WLRN: Brainstorming The Future Of Transport Around Las Olas Boulevard -  June 27, 2018

http://www.wlrn.org/post/brainstorming-future-transport-around-las-olas-boulevard

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale: We don't want New River bridge – June 21, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-new-river-bridge-folo-20180619-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Alexan developer agrees to smaller tower on river; final vote to be held in August – June 20, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-alexan-tower-vote-20180618-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Will voters pay more at the store to fix county's traffic problems?- May 22, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-broward-transportation-sales-tax-referendum-first-vote-20180521-story.html

 The Real Deal: Developer slashes building height of Fort Lauderdale rental tower, new commission defers vote – May 16, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/05/16/developer-slashes-building-height-of-fort-lauderdale-rental-tower-new-commission-defers-vote/

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale delays vote on tower plan after developer slashes height – May 15, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-alex-tarpon-tower-20180514-story.html

Sun Sentinel: Gun show operator willing to move from War Memorial – May 8, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-gun-show-folo-20180507-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale pulls out of Wave streetcar project – May 1, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-lauderdale-wave-vote-20180426-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale's Wave streetcar all but dead after new bids come in too high – April 26, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-fort-lauderdale-streetcar-new-costs-20180425-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Tax increases possible in Fort Lauderdale – April 25, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-lauderdale-budget-brief-20180425-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Are you ready to catch the Wave, or is street-car system a mistake? – April 25, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-reg-wave-street-car-20180425-story.html

 The Real Deal: Proposed high-rise in Fort Lauderdale will test new city commission – April 7, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/04/07/proposed-high-rise-in-fort-lauderdale-will-test-new-city-commission/

 Bisnow: With New City Commission In Fort Lauderdale, Pace Of Development Could Slow – April 4, 2018

https://www.bisnow.com/south-florida/news/construction-development/fort-lauderdale-city-commission-development-86923?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser

 Sun Sentinel: Public hearing set for tower on river, new Fort Lauderdale commission decides – April 3, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-massive-tower-lauderdale-20180402-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Wasserman Schultz: Killing The Wave streetcar project would be 'colossal mistake' – March 30, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-wave-streetcar-wasserman-schultz-20180329-story.html

 WLRN: City Attorney Fired At Fort Lauderdale's First Meeting Of New Commission – March 21, 2018

http://www.wlrn.org/post/city-attorney-fired-fort-lauderdales-first-meeting-new-commission

 Sun Sentinel: New Fort Lauderdale commission delays vote on The Wave – March 20, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fort-lauderdale/fl-sb-wave-new-commission-20180319-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: PHOTOS: Fort Lauderdale swearing in – March 20, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/sfl-photos-fort-lauderdale-swearing-in-20180320-photogallery.html

 The Real Deal: Wave goodbye? Fort Lauderdale may be closer to canceling its streetcar project – March 18, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/03/18/wave-goodbye-fort-lauderdale-may-cancel-its-streetcar-project/

 The Real Deal: Owner set to sell 4.46-acre property on Fort Lauderdale’s beach for redevelopment – March 17, 2018

https://therealdeal.com/miami/2018/03/17/owner-set-to-sell-4-46-acre-property-on-fort-lauderdales-beach-for-redevelopment/

 Sun Sentinel: Fort Lauderdale candidates vowed to kill Wave streetcar Tuesday after swearing-in – March 16, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-new-mayor-trantalis-20180315-story.html

 Sun Sentinel: Giant development could come to Fort Lauderdale beachfront – March 16, 2018

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-beach-tower-lasolas-20180316-story.html