By: Barbara Tarnove
As a founding member of the Tamarac Historical Society, I have always been interested in history. Our organization has often been asked, “Why does Tamarac have a Historical Society?”
There is one simple reason: That the past causes both the present and the future.
By Richard N. Robbins – Recently the Tamarac City Commission moved to send the application from the Woodmont Country Club along to the Broward County Commission for their consideration. This is the second step of a long process of consideration for the redevelopment of The Pines Golf Course at Woodmont.
Spano’s Big Radio Show continued bringing the best new rock to South Florida with another show at Archie’s West in Tamarac.
The show, which took place on January 5, featured Shatterglass, Hiatus Road and YourDesign. It drew a sizable, though more subdued, crowd. This made for some excellent people watching while enjoying a drink at the bar.
Resident and local Criminal Defense Attorney says there is no place in Tamarac for the stink of corruption in Tamarac and asks for Commissioner Patricia Atkins-Grad’s resignation.
Archie’s West is located along a blink-and-one-misses-it stretch of West Commercial Boulevard. However, for those who like live, local music, dart tournaments, inexpensive drinks and good chicken wings, Archie’s is a hidden gem. Patrons, even first time patrons, feel as though they have been welcomed into a community. This community setting was exemplified by the large crowd that showed up for Theory of Disorder’s reunion show. The large crowd led radio personality John Spano to declare that “the local scene [had been] resurrected.”
Many years ago when I first moved to Florida from Long Island, I used to take my since departed grandmother out to dinner every Wednesday. Throughout our travels we stopped one day to try Ferro Pizza in Tamarac.
There were many peddlers roaming through our streets in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn when we were kids. Summer brought out the bell clanging ices man in his horse drawn gaily painted wagon selling his frozen treats for two or three cents a cup.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy gave his highest honor to two local residents who fought in World War II’s most famous battles in Europe…….
By Guest Columnist Keith Pounds I have to include a short note on the recent episode of the Florida State Trooper chasing a local police officer from Miami-Dade County. I’ve taken the time to watch the entire video, so before you comment make sure you watch it too. While even the media pundits are still […]