Hollywood insurance company bought by national firm

January 11, 2017 by  

Risk Strategies Company, a national risk management and insurance brokerage firm, has acquired Hollywood’s Advanced Insurance Underwriters (AIU). The acquisition was announced last month.

AIU is among the top 70 insurance firms in [Read more]

Hollywood officials consider changing rules for boaters

December 9, 2016 by  

Living aboard a boat may sound romantic, but concerns among Hollywood residents are leading officials to consider changing the laws governing anchorages, with a discussion expected next [Read more]

Brazilian athletic wear company comes to Hollywood

November 15, 2016 by  

Residents of Hollywood, Florida, can now get active wear with vibrant patterns and a variety of fits at Liquido.

Based in São Paulo, Brazil, the [Read more]

Diplomat Beach Resort begins nine-figure transformation

October 21, 2016 by  

The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, has begun an intense transformation that promises to leave the hotel a complete destination resort.

The final cost of the [Read more]

Hollywood foundation raises money for scholarships

September 30, 2016 by  

Grapes for Grades, a program established by the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation to raise money for students who struggle with being able to afford college, recently partnered with the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to host a [Read more]

JetBlue begins flight service from southern Florida to Cuba

August 13, 2016 by  

JetBlue recently announced that it will begin flying between the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Caribbean island of Cuba, with limited flights by the end of this month and daily flights beginning in [Read more]

Hollywood plans update of major city street

July 30, 2016 by  

Recently, residents of Hollywood met at City Hall with project managers of the Johnson Street Complete Streets Project to learn more about its plans.

Johnson Street is one of the primary east-west arteries in [Read more]

Florida port tests paperless customs

June 27, 2016 by  

The United States Customs and Border Protection is working with seaport officials from Broward County and two cruise lines to launch the Mobile Passport Control and Automated Passport Control programs at the Port Everglades cruise port.

These programs, which are currently being used at the Miami International Airport and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, would eliminate [Read more]

Wal-Mart opens to revive downtown Hollywood

May 31, 2016 by  

On the site of the former prosperous Hollywood Fashion Center and Millennium Mall in downtown Hollywood, a new Wal-Mart Supercenter has recently opened. It will be [Read more]

Taxis to be helped by Broward County

April 28, 2016 by  

Commissioners from Broward County, in which Hollywood is located, have been discussing ways to improve the taxi cab business in light of its legalization of the Uber ride-booking service based on smartphones.

Bertha Henry, Administrator of Broward County, met [Read more]

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