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Fort Lauderdale approves federal money for hotel vouchers for homeless and small businesses - June 16, 2020

Beachgoers will be allowed to sunbathe in Broward, and massage parlors can open, starting Monday - May 29, 2020

Fort Lauderdale Discusses COVID-19 Measures And Fourth Of July Plans - May 28, 2020 

Back to the beach: Lifeguards prepare for reopening after coronavirus closures - May 23, 2020 

Broward County Sets Target Date for Partial Reopening of Beaches - May 22, 2020

Miami-Dade begins fractured reopening; Fort Lauderdale considers partial Las Olas closing for restaurants - May 19, 2020

Gym wars: Fort Lauderdale challenging county’s order to keep gyms closed - May 17, 2020

Ft. Lauderdale Commissioners Discuss Reopening Plans - May 11, 2020

Homeless in Fort Lauderdale in race to get hotel room on city dime - May 8, 2020

Beachside access loosened across South Florida as region slowly begins reopening amid coronavirus pandemic - May 4, 2020 

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood differ in method to reopen beachfront areas for pedestrians, cyclists - May 1, 2020

Swingers’ club finds new spot in Fort Lauderdale - April 20, 2020

Coronavirus has reached 129 South Florida senior-care homes, accounting for a fifth of region’s deaths - April 19, 2020

Cities brace for economic fallout of coronavirus. And you might have to pay for it. - April 17, 2020

Fort Lauderdale putting breaks on homeless crackdown amid coronavirus crisis - April 7, 2020

Broward County orders everyone to stay home to fight coronavirus. But what if you don’t? - Mar 26, 2020

Cities organizing to toss Waste Management to the curb - Mar 16, 2020

Hey, spring breakers: The beach is not your trash can - Mar 13, 2020

Fort Lauderdale and Delray Beach cancel St. Patrick's Day parades - Mar 11, 2020

Swingers' club won't open in Fort Lauderdale after all. Now where to? - Feb 28, 2020

Florida leaders mourn sudden passing of Wilton Manors Mayor Justin Flippen - Feb 26, 2020

Broward County, you'll have to stop recycling paper. Here's why. - Feb 21, 2020

E-scooters reined in at Fort Lauderdale beach and Las Olas - Feb 19, 2020

Inter Miami jersey sponsor might be a country where homosexuality is illegal - Feb 18, 2020

What's up with all the pipe breaks in Fort Lauderdale? Tourists, ghosts, karma? - Feb 3, 2020

Sewage spilling to Middle River after another pipe break in Fort Lauderdale - Jan 30, 2020

More sewer pipes are likely to bust in Fort Lauderdale. Whose street is next? - Jan 9, 2020

Sewer Saga to Dominate First Fort Lauderdale Commission Meeting of the Year - Jan 7, 2020

Divers seal up Fort Lauderdale sewage pipe after it started leaking again - Jan 2, 2020

After six sewer breaks in three weeks, Fort Lauderdale is at 'tipping point' - Dec 31, 2019 

This time it's two: More sewer pipes break in Fort Lauderdale - Dec 30, 2019

Fort Lauderdale sewage woes: 'This is not the last break' - Dec 29, 2019

Miami Commissioners Try to Strike A Soccer Stadium Deal - Dec 12, 2019

Fort Lauderdale says it may take days to fix massive sewage leak - Dec 11, 2019

Smelly Sewage Situation in Ft. Lauderdale After 54-inch Main Ruptures - Dec 11, 2019

He says private construction hurt his business. Now he wants Fort Lauderdale to pay up - Dec 3, 2019

Fort Lauderdale had right to say no to 21-story tower, court says - Nov 26, 2019

Get ready to pay more to park in Fort Lauderdale - Nov 20, 2019

Inter Miami soccer team could remain in Fort Lauderdale longer than expected - Nov 12, 2019

E-scooters to keep rolling in Fort Lauderdale - Nov 5, 2019

Time to free up prime waterfront spot now occupied by jail, experts say - Oct 25, 2019

Las Olas finally opens to traffic at the beach after being closed since July 9 -- Oct 20, 2019

Panthers Hockey team bringing a little ice and a $45 million makeover to Fort Lauderdale -- Oct 18, 2019

Fort Lauderdale may crack down on e-scooter speed - Oct 16, 2019

After impassioned plea, ex-senator gets $100,00 to open Smitty's Wings on Sistrunk -- Oct 15, 2019

Nearly 500 rental homes proposed for Sistrunk Boulevard neighborhood - Oct 15, 2019

Fort Lauderdale boil-water ordered lifted in Las Olas Isles - Oct 8, 2019

Traffic nightmare at Las Olas and A1A to end soon - Oct 6, 2019

Man who cut brake lines on 140 electric scooters gave no motive, cops say - Oct 1, 2019

Flagler Village to grow with affordable housing for seniors - Sept 4, 2019

Flagler Village: New bars, restaurants invade funky Fort Lauderdale village - Aug 23, 2019

Fort Lauderdale left its water system vulnerable – and then paid for its own neglect - Aug 3, 2019

Fort Lauderdale neighborhood’s water still not safe to drink - July 29, 2019

Fort Lauderdale approves plans for Las Olas Marina - July 10, 2019

David Beckham scores soccer stadium deal in Fort Lauderdale - July 9, 2019

Fort Lauderdale Resident Sues City and Panthers Over Holiday Park Deal - July 1, 2019

Salaries doubling for Fort Lauderdale politicians, and they could get a pension too - Jun 18, 2019

Fort Lauderdale relaxes restrictions on where sex offenders can live - Jun 18, 2019

Fort Lauderdale mayor and officials finish 10-day trip to Israel - Jun 17, 2019

Scooters Banned on Fort Lauderdale Beach During Summer - Jun 13, 2019

Electric scooters booted from Fort Lauderdale beach for summer - Jun 10, 2019

Fort Lauderdale edges closer to traffic-based cap on central-beach development - Jun 9, 2019

Fort Lauderdale raises limit on campaign contributions - Jun 5, 2019

Traffic woes kill plan for new beach hotel - Jun 5, 2019

Construction is Underway on the Cambria Fort Lauderdale Beach, an MJH Managed Hotel - May 30, 2019

Condo association sues Fort Lauderdale after city rejects plans for downtown site - May 22, 2019

Fort Lauderdale gives $3 million subsidy to hotel developer on fringe of downtown - May 21, 2019

Fort Lauderdale considers undoing election reforms to bring in much more campaign money - May 7, 2019

Black resting place gets a marker marker - May 1, 2019

City Of Fort Lauderdale Celebrates Its Belated Birthday - Apr 30, 2019

Region’s largest animal adoption fair held in Fort Lauderdale - Apr 29, 2019

Hotel could be one of last mega-developments on Fort Lauderdale beach, as traffic piles up – Apr 26, 2019

Resolve Marine Supports Fort Lauderdale Earth Day Celebration - Apr 22, 2019

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioners on Why Renovating the Hall of Fame Aquatic Center Was So Important - Apr 11, 2019

International Swimming Hall of Fame Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony For Swimming Pool Renovations - Apr 6, 2019

Fort Lauderdale finally breaks ground on Hall of Fame pool complex - Apr 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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