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by Marina Nazario May 04, 2018 10:43 AM

Here are 10 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in the Fort Lauderdale area.

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Insider's Guide May 3-9: 20 Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Here's what should be on your radar.

            
 
May 3-9
  
 
STORY OF THE WEEK
10 Ways To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Broward County
Cinco de Mayo is almost here, and for many Fort Lauderdale locals that means one thing: indulging in food and drink specials.
 
 

May 3
Summer Hunger Ends Here Art Competition Gallery Night
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Feeding South Florida Main Warehouse, Pembroke Park; free

May 3
Seventh Annual Delish
6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; The Gallery of Amazing Things, Dania Beach; $150-$200

May 3
Seminole Hard Rock Sake Sips & Cigars
7 p.m.; Kuro at Hard Rock, Hollywood; $150

May 3
Ruth’s Chris TasteMaker Dinner Series
7 p.m.; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Fort Lauderdale; $105

May 4
What Did the Deep Sea Say Exhibit Opening Reception
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano Beach; free


THE MAY/JUNE ISSUE

The May/June issue lists out the top South Florida doctors in 47 specialities, investigates medical marijuana, features a profile on Laila Ali and more. 
 

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May 4
An Accident by Lydia Styrk Opening Night
8 p.m.; Empire Stage, Fort Lauderdale; $12.50-$15

May 5
March For Babies
8 a.m.; Nova Southeastern University, Davie; donations requested

May 5
Felting with Sustainable Materials
10 a.m. to noon; The Frank Art Gallery, Pembroke Pines; free

May 5
Third Annual OCP2 Wellness Day
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill; free

May 5
Symphony of the Americas Annual Kentucky Derby Party
4:30 p.m.; Private home in Harbor Beach, Fort Lauderdale; $75-$100

May 5
Literary Feast
5:30 p.m.; Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina, Fort Lauderdale; $175+

May 5
BEF is MSD Strong Benefit Dinner
6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood; $250

May 5
American Cancer Society Celebration Gala
6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale; $300

May 6
Wings for Life World Run
7 a.m.; BB&T Center, Sunrise; $75

May 6
Air Show Viewing Party
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale; $47.83+

May 6
The Art of Tim Forman Exhibit Opening
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Fort Lauderdale; $15

May 6
Brain Candy Live!
7:30 p.m.; The Center, Coral Springs; $50.88+

May 8
Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast with Alonzo Mourning and Tony Massenburg
7 a.m. to 10 a.m.; The Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Pompano Beach; $20

May 8
Parkland Giveback Day
11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; matchbox vintage pizza bistro, Sunrise; donations requested

May 8
Free Cone Day with Häagen-Dazs
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach; free

 

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Kim Bokamper’s The Balcony Comes To Las Olas Boulevard
An upscale, two-story restaurant is coming to Las Olas Boulevard.
 
 
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by Holly Gambrell May 02, 2018 01:44 PM

Presented by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Ford Lauderdale Air Show is making its way to Fort Lauderdale Beach from May 5 to 6.

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by Holly Gambrell May 01, 2018 01:53 PM

Cinco de Mayo is almost here, and for many Fort Lauderdale locals that means one thing: indulging in food and drink specials.

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Insider's Guide April 26-May 2: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Here's what should be on your radar.

            
 
April 26-May 2
  
 
STORY OF THE WEEK
Fourth Annual Diversity Honors Gala Will Honor Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students
The fourth annual Diversity Honors Gala, presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, will be held at The Hard Rock Event Center on April 27.
 
 

April 26
Dining Out For Life
7 a.m. to midnight; At participating restaurants around Broward County; prices vary 

April 26
All Abilities Night
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; iFLY, DAvie; $39.95+

April 26
NFL Draft Party
7 p.m.; Frankey’s Sports Bar at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach; $10 donation requested

April 26
Marchesi Antinori Wine Pairing Dinner
7 p.m.; Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Coconut Creek; $150

April 26
10,000 Maniacs
7:30 p.m.; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale; $49.50-$64.50

April 27
The Charity Guild Annual Spring Luncheon
11 a.m.; The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale; $125


THE MAY/JUNE ISSUE

The May/June issue lists out the top South Florida doctors in 47 specialities, investigates medical marijuana, features a profile on Laila Ali and more. 
 


or view digital edition

April 27
Fourth Annual Art & Soul
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; GALLERYone DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Fort Lauderdale; $50-$60

April 27
Fourth Annual Diversity Honors Gala
7 p.m.; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Fort Lauderdale; $200

April 27
SuperSaturated
7:30 p.m.; Young At Art Museum, Davie; $100

April 27
Lilac and Lilies Ninth Anniversary
Times vary; Lilac And Lilies Boutiques, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 28
Balance on BalQony
8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale; $30
 

April 28
Bowlero Davie Grand Opening
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Bowlero, Davie; free

April 28
Colada Fest: Craft Beer & Cuban Food Festival
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Colada Cuban Coffee House & Eatery, Fort Lauderdale; $40-$50

April 28-29
Miami City Ballet’s Season Finale Program
8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale; $25-$195+

April 29
Eighth Annual La Croix & Lennox National Account Services Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K
7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Huizenga Park, Fort Lauderdale; $35+

April 29
2018 Mitzvah Showcase
Noon to 3 p.m.; The Venue, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 29
Immersive Italian Cooking Class by Chef Giovanni Rocchio and Chef Felix Lo Basso
4 p.m.; Valentino Cucina Italiana, Fort Lauderdale; $125+

May 1
Fort Lauderdale Culinary Experience
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Fort Lauderdale; free

May 1
Art, Culture & The Creative Economy in Fort Lauderdale Panel Discussion
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Pipeline Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale; free

May 2
Dinner at the Square: A Free Market for Education?
6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Funky Buddha Brewery, Oakland Park; $35-$113

 

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Fort Lauderdale’s First All-Vegan Food Market And Café Opens Downtown
For vegans, shopping at traditional grocery stores can be time consuming and difficult, but Fort Lauderdale vegans won’t have to worry about those hassles any longer.
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Cooper’s Hawk Opens New Location In Pembroke Pines
A lifestyle brand that includes a restaurant, winery, a Napa-style tasting room and artisanal retail, is opening its fourth South Florida location in Pembroke Pines.
 
 
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by Holly Gambrell Apr 24, 2018 11:09 AM

Sip and sample culinary creations from South Florida’s favorite restaurants and help kids in need at the 30th annual Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry.

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by Holly Gambrell Apr 20, 2018 10:58 AM

The fourth annual Diversity Honors Gala, presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, will be held at The Hard Rock Event Center on April 27.

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by Natalya Jones Apr 19, 2018 10:54 AM

Celebrate Earth Day across Broward County, Boca Raton and Delray Beach.

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Insider's Guide April 19-25: 20 Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Here's what should be on your radar.

            
 
April 19-25
  
 
STORY OF THE WEEK
We're Giving Away A $25 matchbox vintage pizza bistro Gift Card
matchbox vintage pizza bistro in Sawgrass Mills is celebrating its one year anniversary from April 16 to 22. To celebrate the anniversary week, we are giving away a $25 gift card to one lucky winner.
 
 

April 19-25
Seven Days of Sake
Times vary; ETARU, Hallandale Beach; $75

April 19
Ghost Light Society Networking Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; The Wilder, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 19
West African Dance Class
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Quality Time Dance Studio, Hollywood; $15

April 19
Casey Donahew Band
9 p.m.; Round Up Nightclub & Restaurant, Davie; $20-$35

April 20
Music at Mickel 2018 Concert Series: Across the Universe
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Mickel Park Concert Pavilion, Wilton Manors; free

April 20
Las Olas Wine and Food Festival
7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; $150


THE APRIL ISSUE

The Foodie Issue brings you into the homes of 10 prominent South Florida chefs, highlights a Caribbean foodie destination and takes a look into the problems facing the Florida citrus industry.
 


or view digital edition

April 20
BYOB Painting Class-”Everglades Heron”
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Arts and Crafts Social Club, Fort Lauderdale; $35

April 21
Ninth Annual Covenant House Florida 5K on A1A
7 a.m.; Begins at World Famous Parrot Lounge, Fort Lauderdale; $30-$35

April 21
Free Our Seas Festival And Beach Cleanup
10 a.m.; Marine Environmental Education Center at the Carpenter House, Hollywood; free

April 21
Mad Hatter Soiree and Trunk Show
Noon to close; Brimstone Woodfire Grill, Pembroke Pines; free

April 21
Night to Fight Human Trafficking No More Tears Benefit
5 p.m.; America’s Backyard, Fort Lauderdale; $12

April 21
An Evening of Comedy & Culture
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, Fort Lauderdale; $45

April 21
Spill the Beans Comedy Show-Myq Kaplan
8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Undergrounds Coffeehaus, Fort Lauderdale; $15

April 21-23
Wicked Book Weekend
Times vary; Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale; $0-$119

April 22
End Plastic Pollution Earth Day Event
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; The New River Inn, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 22
Fourth Annual Reggae Jazz by the Water
4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; City of Sunrise Amphitheater, Sunrise; $50

April 22
Jazz It Up!
5:30 p.m.; Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale; $55

April 25
Cinco de Mayo Thermomix Cooking Class-Team Miami
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Thasos Taverna, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 25
Wine Bingo Wednesdays for a Cause
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Vinos on Galt Mile, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 25
The 2018 Stoli Key west Cocktail Classic
8 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Georgie’s Alibi, Fort Lauderdale; free

 

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Here's Why Nassau's Baha Mar Should Be Your Next Foodie Destination
Caribbean’s largest casino and a restaurant roster to be rivaled.
LOCAL HOT SPOTS
Subs And Suds Set To Open As An Old-School Sandwich Stand
Get in the mood for a sandwich and a beer.
 
 
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Insider's Guide April 12-18: Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale This Week

Here's what should be on your radar.

            
 
April 12-18
  
 
STORY OF THE WEEK
5 South Florida Beaches That Should Be On Your Radar
For South Floridians, it can be hard to head to the beach with the constant flow of tourists, heavy traffic and overcrowded shores. 
 
 

April 12
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Pairing Dinner
6:30 p.m.; Kuro at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood; $175

April 13
Party in Paradise for Preservation - The Historic Stranahan House Museum’s Annual Pineapple Jam
6 p.m.; Stranahan House, Fort Lauderdale; $150

April 13
FEMININUS: Making Our Mark- Artists Talk
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Cannonball Studio at The Alan Club, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 14
Alexandra’s Angels MS Challenge
7:30 a.m.; Birch State Park, Fort Lauderdale; $50

April 14
Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s 18th Annual Riverwalk Run
8 a.m.; Huzienga Plaza, Fort Lauderdale; $35+

April 14
Spring Fling Featuring The Gold Coast Youth Orchestra
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; The Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Fort Lauderdale; $10


THE APRIL ISSUE

The Foodie Issue brings you into the homes of 10 prominent South Florida chefs, highlights a Caribbean foodie destination and takes a look into the problems facing the Florida citrus industry.
 


or view digital edition

April 14
The Yoga Expo
10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale; $35-$297

April 14-15
11th Annual Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 14, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 15; Great Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale; $20

April 14
Take Stock in Children of Broward Intracoastal Brunch
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; GALLERYone, Fort Lauderdale; $125

April 14
Taco Battle & Craft Beer Fest
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Esplanade Park, Fort Lauderdale; $0-$74

April 14
Earth Day Film Festival
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; The Frank, Pembroke Pines; free

April 14
Fifth Annual CHEERS TO B!
7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Gallery of Amazing Things, Dania Beach; $175

April 14
Fort Lauderdale Fashion Funds the Cure
7:30 p.m.; NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale; $100-$25,000

April 14
Beach House Pompano New Moon Party
8 p.m.; Beach House Pompano, Pompano Beach; free

April 16
Food Trucks at Hollywood’s Arts Park
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Young Circle Park, Hollywood; free

April 15
Farm & Fire: Farm Table Dinner, Featuring KYU Miami
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Harpke Family Farm, Dania Beach; $85

April 17
Broward College Village Square’s Take Out Tuesday: The Right To Die
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Broward College Willis Holcomb Center, Fort Lauderdale; free

April 18
Broward College Speaker Series: Dan Rather
7:30 p.m.; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale; $50.85+

April 18
Pianist Conrad Tao
7:45 p.m.; Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale; $62+

 

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TOP OF THE TOWN
Batch Gastropub Serves Up Casual Dining With Creative Twists
A "scratch" kitchen concept serving small batches of elevated food and drink.
 
LOCAL HOT SPOTS
A New Ulta Beauty Location Will Open In Pembroke Pines With Giveaways
The brand is the largest beauty retailer in the nation, with more than 1,070 retails store locations—and it just added another to its lineup.
 
 
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