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.
Originally posted April 12, 2011 Just like its neighbor, the Woodlands, Woodmont in Tamarac wants to form a Neighborhood Improvement District as well. A Neighborhood Improvement District is created in an area that wants public-use improvements that are paid for by special tax assessments to property owners in the community in which the improvements are […]
Great news for the residents of Tamarac in single family homes. We finally are getting what many other cities around us already have: uniform garbage cans. These cans not only look good, they actually keep critters out and garbage in with their heavy lids. The City of Tamarac recently signed a contract with Waste Management […]
View Video HERE Check out this “Flash Mob” at the Caporella Aquatic Center. Rafael Acosta, the site supervisor at the Tamarac Community Center recorded this video on August 5th. This was coordinated by the summer camp staff and children at the recreation center and Parish Garrett.
The Tamarac neighborhood of the Woodlands has successfully formed their neighborhood improvement district in 2010. What is a neighborhood improvement district or NID? A Neighborhood Improvement District may be created in an area desiring certain public-use improvements that are paid for by special tax assessments to property owners in the area in which the improvements […]
Have you checked out Menchie’s Yogurt at the Midway Plaza yet? Located at 5729 North University Drive near the Publix, this California franchise has not only a variety of flavors, they offer low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free and kosher varieties of yogurt.
Only one more month to enjoy Rapids Water Park! It may be a long 45 minute drive from Tamarac to this fantastic waterpark in Riviera Beach, but it’s well worth it. Just get there early to avoid the long lines on all the good slides. Convenient lockers and fun for all ages. My kids […]
Far away from the wilderness lies a small neighborhood in the golf course community of Woodmont that is currently being invaded by a large family of raccoons.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office in this district takes pride in their service to the citizens of Tamarac. To better serve you, we encourage all residents, business owners & community leaders to complete the online BSO Citizens Opinion Survey. This survey is posted on our website at www.sheriff.org. Thank you & stay safe! Residents: This is […]
Cuts as a result of lost revenue have made the City of Tamarac close their parks every Monday, with no plans to revert to the former schedule.
A message from Vice Mayor Michelle Gomez
Tamarac residents Robert and Sondra thought retirement would be the greatest time of their lives. Sondra had retired from working at American Express after 23 years and Robert retired from the building business where he spent the past 20 traveling all over Florida, Central and South America.
By Sharon Aron Baron If you are over the age of 40, you must remember the cheesy group called Up With People. In the 1960s, this cheerful group of young people was created in response to the counter-culture of the times. These clean-cut, happy youngsters traveled the world to exemplify conservative American values. I […]
A recent trend for house burglaries involves knocking on the front door and after no one answers, going to the back and smashing the slider glass. If you notice any suspicious persons or activity, report it to the BSO Tamarac district at 954.720.2225 or dial 911 immediately.
New update on the Chait’s and Prestige Homes
The Tamarac Skate Park is located at 9901 N.W. 77 Street within the Tamarac Sports Complex at the site of the old hockey rink and is open Tuesday-Sunday. Users under age 18 must have the waiver and consent signed by a parent/legal guardian. Parents/legal guardians will be required to present picture I.D. Upon completion of […]
Did you know that you can register online for swim classes at the Caporella Aquatic Center?
This is your chance to tell the city what kind of playground equipment you’d like your kids to play on!
Ken Behring is a man on the move. Impatient for a delivery room, he burst into the world in a hospital elevator. Since then, it’s been nothing but forward momentum.
Since the May 1st killing of Osama Bin Laden, there has been a great deal of curiosity about the Navy’s Sea, Air and Land Forces – commonly known as SEALs, who kept their clandestine mission a secret from the world.
Do you drive north to The Walk in Coral Springs for coffee at Starbucks or dine in one of their restaurants?
The Go Green Expo presented by the Tamarac Parks and Recreation Department was held on Saturday, May 21st at the Tamarac Community Center.
It’s not too often that you see the car the size of a small boat come cruising down your street.
Driving in South Florida, as we all know, is like negotiating an obstacle course, except daily, and the occasional accident is an inevitability.
Great news for the City of Tamarac. While attending Tamarac University this week, Public Works Director Jack Strain informed the class that they are negotiating a new garbage contract.