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.
By: Sharon Aron Baron 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 third 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. For more […]
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 […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron On Monday, September 26th, information will be presented regarding the Colony West proposal to the City Commission for discussion. Then on Wednesday, September 28, it will be brought up for public comment. Monday’s meeting starts at 9:30 a.m., and Wednesday’s meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. According to Andy Berns, economic affairs […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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.
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.