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I Just Found this Special Deal on the Costa Concordia

I Just Found this Special Deal on the Costa Concordia

I was cleaning all my junk mail off my cluttered desk tonight when I came across this interesting brochure that caught my eye. Usually, I would have chucked this one in the garbage, but there’s something intriguing about getting a special deal on a ship like the Costa Concordia that essentially became ship-wrecked and is now lying on it’s side off the coast of Giglio. The January 13th disaster happened when the captain deviated from his planned route creating a huge gash that capsized the ship.

Church Youth Pastor Arrested for Child Molestation

Church Youth Pastor Arrested for Child Molestation

Jeffery London, 48, was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Lauderdale Lakes after returning from conducting bible study at the Bible Church of God in Fort Lauderdale. Earlier this month, the victim, who is now 18 years old, confided in a friend from church that he was abused repeatedly over the decade he lived with London. The victim’s mother had left him in London’s care when he was 8 years old after facing hard financial times.

Broward Coalition says, “Speak now!” or there may not be a tomorrow

Broward Coalition says, “Speak now!” or there may not be a tomorrow

The Broward Coalition is on the forefront of fighting for the rights of condominium and Home owner associations to be protected from the abusive banks and lending institutions that are sitting back and purposely stalling foreclosures proceedings on properties they own. They are heartlessly forcing association members to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars to pick up the financial slack.

Memorial for Bradford Fernandez – Special Presentation About Teen Suicide Prevention

Memorial for Bradford Fernandez – Special Presentation About Teen Suicide Prevention

On Saturday, January 21, 2012, a Candlelight Memorial Vigil will be held for Bradford Fernandez in Tamarac Florida. Bradford was only 14 years old when he took his life on January 21, 2011. He was in 8th grade and attended Westpine Middle School in Sunrise.

The memorial is open to everyone and parents and teens are encouraged to attend as there will be an emotional presentation by Bradford’s mother Ana Fernandez. Fernandez, who has created the non-profit organization “The Bradford Organization,” will be discussing Bradford’s life in the hope that it may educate people about teen suicide and show how parents and teens can recognize the warning signs and get the help that they need before it’s too late.

Tamarac Farmers Market – Shop Every Sunday

Tamarac Farmers Market – Shop Every Sunday

Your family will love the Tamarac Farmers Market. You can’t miss it on the corner of University and Southgate Boulevard, next to the Gary B. Jones Dog Park. It’s now open every Sunday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and you can even bring your friendly dog and shop after visiting the dog park next door. I found some delicious food last week when visiting. I bought some dog treats for my two dogs, delicious Bolognese sauce that we ate last night with linguine, lemon garlic hummus, chocolate chip blondies and biscuits, hot sauces as well as some other great items.

Tamarac Developer Kenneth Behring’s Home for Sale – Buy a House and Some History

Tamarac Developer Kenneth Behring’s Home for Sale – Buy a House and Some History

This article was purchased from the Sun-Sentinel Archives. It was printed in 1986 when the former home of Kenneth Behring went on the market. Behring was one of the developers of Tamarac as well as one of Broward county’s largest developers.
Coincidentally, Behring’s home is now back on the market 26 years later for the same price as it was in this article. Originally offered at almost $2 million in 2009, the current owners have lowered the price significantly.

Woodlands Three Bedroom Home for Sale with Four Car Garage

Woodlands Three Bedroom Home for Sale with Four Car Garage

Spectacular Woodlands Country Club Home on the 17th Fairway – Featuring a Rare 4 Car Garage and Driveway Parking for 6 Cars! Impeccably maintained, this home is beautifully appointed with porcelain floors, accents of marble and plush carpeting. From the custom teakwood front door, the formal entry is highlighted with beveled mirrored closet doors for additional storage. The spacious formal dining room leads out to the patio through glass sliding doors. The contemporary style living room with cathedral ceilings and chandelier looks out onto the golf course and forever views.

Blessed be all the thankful children on Christmas

Blessed be all the thankful children on Christmas

WARNING: Strong Language!

WTF?! I Wanted An iPhone!!! Song written by http://jonathanmann.net/

Check out this song based on tweets (Twitter) from Jon Hendren, of comedy website Something Awful, who retweeted dozens of the best ungrateful tweets he saw on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Within 48 hours, online musician Jonathan Mann had turned a mixture of the tweets into a song, reported Tech Crunch. The language is pretty racy but you’ll have to check out the messages from some of the most ungrateful recipients of Christmas gifts in 2011.

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.

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.

Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups in Tamarac

Gary B Jones Park for People and Pups in Tamarac

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.

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 […]