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 […]

Affordable Massages and Salon Services

Affordable Massages and Salon Services

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.

Tamarac has a new Farmer’s Market

Tamarac has a new Farmer’s Market

[slideshow id=10] 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 – […]

Atlantis Waterpark: Whatever Happened to it?

Atlantis Waterpark: Whatever Happened to it?

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 […]

Tamarac City Officials don’t want to live in Tamarac

Tamarac City Officials don’t want to live in Tamarac

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 […]

Tamarac Invites Public Comment on Colony West Golf Course Purchase

Tamarac Invites Public Comment on Colony West Golf Course Purchase

On Monday, September 26th, information will be presented regarding the Colony West proposal to the City Commission for its discussion and then on Wednesday, September 28th, it will be brought up for public comment.  Monday’s meeting starts at 9:30a.m. and Wednesday’s meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. According to Andy Berns, economic affairs officer, “The point […]

Tamarac Author Eric Lamet and “A Child al Confino”

Tamarac Author Eric Lamet and “A Child al Confino”

 Tamarac author Eric Lamet was only seven years old when the Nazis invaded Vienna and changed his life and the lives of all European Jews forever. Five days after Hitler marched in, Eric Lamet and his parents fled for their lives. Unable to remain together, the family split.  He and his mother hid out in […]

Nosy Neighbors Foil Burglary in Tamarac

Nosy Neighbors Foil Burglary in Tamarac

Due to an alert homeowner who had internet cameras in his residence, Tamarac deputies responded to a residential burglary in progress in the Catalina Place community located East of University Drive and South of McNab Road. Responding Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies set up a perimeter and three suspects were taken into custody. It was later […]

What to do with those old Garbage Cans

What to do with those old Garbage Cans

How to dispose of old garbage containers once you receive your new garbage carts from Waste Management. As you probably know by now, the City of Tamarac has a new garbage vendor, Waste Management. Beginning in October, residents are scheduled to receive one roll-out cart with wheels for garbage AND another roll-out cart for recycling. (Please note: […]

Tamarac is Tops in Retirement Communities

Tamarac is Tops in Retirement Communities

According to Forbes Magazine, Tamarac Florida has just been named one of the best 25 places to retire   Please check out the article here:  Forbes Magazine. Forbes included the City of Tamarac to its recent list of the “25 Top Suburbs for Retirement.” The list was compiled by comparing cities that were within 25 miles […]

Tamarac’s Allfish Emporium

Tamarac’s Allfish Emporium

You may have driven by it everyday, but have you ever stopped in to Allfish Emporium? Allfish Emporium is the largest aquarium retail store in North America and one of their locations is right here in Tamarac. This business is quite a treat for the family as it has the most amazing selection of saltwater and freshwater fish.

All County Music in Tamarac

All County Music in Tamarac

Now that school is back in full swing, All County Music of Tamarac is bustling with students and parents either buying or renting instruments or just taking private lessons. If the store is busy, but don’t let that deter you from signing your child up for music lessons.

Tamarac’s School Board Member Steps Down

Tamarac’s School Board Member Steps Down

On August 11th, School Board Member David Thomas stepped down from office as our District Four representative. Unfortunately, his wife Cindy who has been treated for cancer in the past will need further treatment. Because of the time required by the position, it would leave him unable to be available to give her the type […]

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

By Rachel C Scott 7th Grade Teacher at Millennium Middle School in Tamarac FL Okay Moms and Dads, the countdown has officially begun! School re-opens in about a month, unbelievable, right? So here’s the deal.  As a teacher I feel compelled to let you know what it really takes to start this upcoming school year off right. […]

Teed Off About Potential Golf Course Purchase

Teed Off About Potential Golf Course Purchase

Who knew that the City of Tamarac was in the golf business?  While east Tamarac has two empty golf courses sitting near the Mainlands and Sabal Palm, the City has decided that it wants to buy one of Colony West’s courses for $3 million dollars to preserve green space. What about the brown spaces out […]