Remember When Tamarac had Zayre’s?

Remember When Tamarac had Zayre’s?

Does anyone remember the days when South Florida had Zayre’s Department stores just about everywhere?

In Tamarac, Zayre’s was located at 7350 W. Commercial Blvd which is now where Staples is located. That corner doesn’t even belong to Tamarac anymore as it has been annexed by Lauderhill. Back in 1989, Ames Department Stores bought out Zayre’s stores but after several years they proved unprofitable and eventually closed them up in 2002 ceasing operations.

If I Were the Queen of Tamarac

If I Were the Queen of Tamarac

Term limit all homeowner association president and officers. These HOA’s officers have been running their neighborhoods for decades. We need fresh new blood in these communities and the constant complaint I hear is that no one wants to take their place. The problem is, I don’t think they really want to let go of their positions. I say, after five years of serving on an HOA, you’re history.

Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Panhandlers are a Danger to our Residents and Themselves

Last week while driving through the intersection of Commercial Boulevard and University Drive, I saw a group of teenage boys walking in and out of traffic holding football helmets while asking for money. Were they part of a school football team? There was nothing printed anywhere that had their team name.

2012 Property Tax Exemption Filing Dates Announced For City of Tamarac

2012 Property Tax Exemption Filing Dates Announced For City of Tamarac

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 […]

Tamarac Kiwanis Serve Thanksgiving Meals

Tamarac Kiwanis Serve Thanksgiving Meals

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 […]

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

Tamarac Parks Still Closed on Mondays

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 […]

Something Stinks about Miami Police’s Beef with FHP

Something Stinks about Miami Police’s Beef with FHP

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 […]

Broward County Schools Listening Tours – Meet the new Superintendent

Broward County Schools Listening Tours – Meet the new Superintendent

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 […]

East Tamarac in the Dark

East Tamarac in the Dark

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 […]

Taste of Tamarac Business Expo

Taste of Tamarac Business Expo

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 […]

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