From the City of Tamarac: Broward County Property Appraiser Lori Parrish has announced special 2012 homeowner sign-up dates throughout Broward for Homestead, Senior and other property tax exemptions. Deputy Property Appraisers will be accepting property tax exemption applications at the Tamarac Community Center, 8601 W. Commercial Blvd. 2012 SCHEDULE Deputy Property Appraisers will assist residents […]
Aldi opened its much-anticipated Tamarac location on December 1st.
The newest location at 7050 N University Drive is located on the Northeast corner of University and McNab Road is a full Aldi grocery store with beer and wine sales.
We enjoy the the Gary B Jones Dog Park because it is a clean, well-maintained park that has some great features: tall water fountains for people and short ones for dogs, a dog-washing area, a large and a small dog area, covered pavilions and a concrete walking path for the adults.
On Thanksgiving both the Tamarac Kiwanis and the Key Club of Piper High School sponsored the Thanksgiving Holiday Orphan Meal (THOM) at the Tamarac Community Center where residents enjoyed a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends. [imagebrowser id=13] Photos by Kiwanis members Mary Brown and Juan Rayes from the event. The idea behind the […]
What do you get when you mix Afghanistan dust, a few turkeys and more than 220 coalition service members and civilians? The answer is the Tamarac Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K race.
Head over to the Tamarac Community Center this Thanksgiving where you can enjoy a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends.
Parents, since Broward County schools are closed this week, don’t plan on visiting a Tamarac park this Monday. In fact, go visit any neighboring city park except Tamarac where you will find all facilities open to the public. Back in 2010, the City of Tamarac was faced with a $4.7 million budget gap so they […]
Bike Sharing is coming to Broward County, the countdown is on for launch on December 14. Stay tuned for more details about the launch…
Things are starting to really stink in the City of Miami versus Florida Highway Patrol feud. Literally. On Saturday, a Miami City commissioner-turned-trooper discovered that five gallons of human excrement had been poured over his car while it was sat outside his Miami home leading many to speculate if this was in retaliation to the […]
You’re invited… Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Listening Tours Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie Community Listening Tours You’re invited to join Broward County Public School’s new Superintendent, Robert W. Runcie, to discuss issues affecting our county schools. Dates and locations are as follows; all meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. November 14, 2011 […]
Written by local author Deborah Barnes, daughter of Tamarac Mayor Pamela Bushnell, This Book May be the Most Inspired and Rewarding Read of the Year for Anyone Who has Ever Known or Loved an Animal.”
You may have noticed that the street lights along Commercial Boulevard in the eastern half of the city have not been working in some time. In fact, if you are driving east from the Turnpike to 31st Avenue, you’ll notice that every single street light is out leaving the area in the dark. I noticed […]
View Video of Event HERE On Saturday, October 29th, 2011, the Tamarac Chamber of Commerce presented a fun-filled day for the whole family, that has become an annual tradition. This year the theme was “Back to the 70’s’ to help celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Chamber. There was a 70’s costume contest for the […]
Challenger Elementary School in Tamarac Florida had it’s annual Harvest Fest and Book Fair on October 27th, 2011 with games and fun for the whole family.
Who has the fastest thumbs in South Florida?
It would have to be Tamarac resident Katie Megel who has earned a place among 12 finalists in the annual LG US National Texting Championship in New York City where she has a chance to win a $50,000 cash prize.
Money is tight these days and usually the first thing that gets crossed off woman’s nonessential list are salon services. Pedicures and manicures either disappear from the budget, or the time between appointments grow further apart.
Photos by the City of Tamarac Tamarac’s first ever Community Farmer’s Market was held on Sunday, October 16, 1011. Farmer’s Markets will be held year-round on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AND on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. […]
Back 20 years ago, we didn’t have to schlep all the way to Rapids Water Park in West Palm Beach for some great water slide fun. Atlantis water park was right in our backyard. If you don’t remember, Atlantis was located off of I-95 in Dania close to Grand Prix. After closing in 1992, there […]
Place of Occurrence: 5903 N.W. 57th Court, Tamarac As detectives investigated a woman’s complaint that her first date with an attractive, 35-year-old security guard turned nightmarish when he raped her at his apartment, a second woman came forward with a similar story of her own first date with Andre Beadle. The first woman told […]
Tamarac’s slogan is that it is “The city for your life.” If this were true, then why don’t more city officials actually live here? I’m not talking about the Mayor, Commissioners and the Advisory Boards. I’m interested in why directors and department heads that are on the city payroll do not want to live in […]