May 15

Fort Lauderdale tower vote tonight is a test case for 'smart growth' commission

Trammell Crow Residential proposes building 181 residential units in a 22-story building at 501 SE Sixth Ave., on the south side of the New River downtown. It would replace the 30-unit...

    Fort Lauderdale tower vote tonight is a test case for 'smart growth' commission
    The first high-rise to face the newly elected City Commission meets its fate Tuesday night. The Alexan-Tarpon River tower is so controversial that opponents formed an organization and hired a lawyer and a traffic engineer. They're hoping newly elected officials who campaigned on putting the city's development in check will do something about the building proposed across U.S.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 30

Popcorn Frights Film Festival bringing screen scares north to Fort Lauderdale

“The Return of the Living Dead,” part of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival, will screen 10 p.m. May 11 at Savor Cinema, 503 SE Sixth St., in Fort Lauderdale. Admission is $9-$10. Call 954-525-3456 or go to PopcornFrights.com.

    Popcorn Frights Film Festival bringing screen scares north to Fort Lauderdale
    After three years of frightening moviegoers in Miami, the Popcorn Frights Film Festival will unleash its zombies and chainsaw-wielding killers in Fort Lauderdale. The horror-film festival is leaving the independent theater O Cinema, its home since 2015, and relocating to the downtown Savor Cinema. But before the horror fest returns for its fourth edition Aug.
    http://www.southflorida.com

Apr 27

Lauderdale Lakes may get its first single-family project in a decade

...409-unit condo. VU New River, an 18-story complex that opened in 2015 at 510 SE Fifth Ave. has 209 units along the south side of the New River...

    Lauderdale Lakes may get its first single-family project in a decade
    Construction of Lauderdale Lakes ' first new, single-family home community in a decade could sprout up early next year. And it could be its last. Lauderdale Lakes commissioners are expected to approve a land-use change May 8 for a 23-acre site on the south side of Oakland Park Boulevard at Northwest 31st Avenue, in the last large vacant parcel in the city, officials said.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Apr 23

Charles Kushner: 'I pushed Jared to do the deal' for 666 Fifth Ave.

Charles Kushner: 'I pushed Jared to do the deal' for 666 Fifth Ave.

    Charles Kushner: 'I pushed Jared to do the deal' for 666 Fifth Ave.
    NEW YORK (CNN) - Jared Kushner's father, Charles Kushner, is shouldering the blame for the family's highest-profile miscalculation. In 2007, Charles's firm, Kushner Companies, paid a record $1.8 billion for a New York skyscraper at 666 Fifth Avenue. The purchase was meant to elevate the family's business from its roots buying middle-income housing in the tri-state area.
    https://www.local10.com

Apr 06

Vornado reaches 'handshake' deal with Kushner Companies

Agrees to sell back stake in 666 Fifth Avenue

    Vornado reaches 'handshake' deal with Kushner Companies
    Family of MSD wounded survivor blames BSO, Broward schools for tragedy 5 minors were home when 19-year-old convict killed couple, police say Police check of Ooh La La Massage parlor nets 4 arrests Broward County teacher with long history of sexual misconduct complaints faces felony charges Broward high school student arrested after making online threats Man shot in Fort Lauderdale morning after best friend is killed, family says 2 men in stable condition after stabbing each other in Little Havana, police say Former Biscayne Park police officer charged with falsifying records in federal investigation Gov.
    https://www.local10.com

Apr 03

Massive building on river is first development test for new Fort Lauderdale commission

...would hold 181 residential units and rise on the New River's south side at 501 SE Sixth Ave. Right now, the three-story Edgewater Condos occupies the property. If all goes as the...

    Massive building on river is first development test for new Fort Lauderdale commission
    A massive residential tower on the New River is the first test for the smart-growth City Commission, a majority of whom campaigned on voters' concerns about overdevelopment. The tower, Alexan Tarpon, would hold 181 residential units and rise on the New River's south side at 501 SE Sixth Ave.
    http://www.sun-sentinel.com

Mar 29

Woman says she was cheated out of money by Wilton Manors consignment shop owner

Wietor said her relationship with 420 East began in March 2016, about a year after her husband's death in 2015.

    Woman says she was cheated out of money by Wilton Manors consignment shop owner
    Man shot by Miami-Dade police after pointing Taser at officer, authorities say Monkey spotted for second time this month in North Miami Beach Woman says she was cheated out of money by Wilton Manors consignment shop owner Cuban woman who died while giving birth in Miami wanted baby raised in
    https://www.local10.com

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