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.
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.
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 […]
Head over to the Tamarac Community Center this Thanksgiving where you can enjoy a free Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by new friends.
Since Broward County schools are closed this week, don’t plan on visiting a Tamarac park this Monday.
Bike Sharing is coming to Broward County, the countdown is on for launch on December 14. Stay tuned for more details about the launch…
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 […]
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 […]
On Monday, September 26th, information will be presented regarding the Colony West proposal to the City Commission for discussion.
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.