Fort Lauderdale Info

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is located in Broward County. Zip codes in Fort Lauderdale, FL include 33388, 33311, and 33321. The median home price in Fort Lauderdale is $349,900 which is roughly $214/per square foot. More Fort Lauderdale information.

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Local news for Fort Lauderdale, FL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Local10.com

Man snatches gold chain at Fort Lauderdale McDonald's, police say

Police are searching for a man who snatched another person's gold chain off their neck at a Fort Lauderdale McDonald's restaurant. Fort Lauderdale police, FLPD K-9 units and the Broward Sheriff's Office air unit are all canvassing the area in hopes of finding the culprit.

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6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi schemer ties

With soft piano music in the background, an anonymous Republican in Gov. Rick Scott's latest attack ad levels an explosive claim about Democrat Charlie Crist and Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein. But not only is there no evidence to support this accusation about Crist, the Miami Herald has identified the man as Fort Lauderdale investor Dean Kretschmar - and found that he never made that allegation in his successful lawsuit to recover millions of dollars in Rothstein-related losses.

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Nova Southeastern University's Oceanographic Center: An insider's look

If you've taken a cruise out of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, you've likely noticed the tall building on the east side overlooking the port.

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9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Report: Tampa Bay's economic growth slowed last year

The bay area's economic output - the metro version of the country's gross domestic product - rose 2.3 percent last year, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis. That's down from Tampa Bay's bounceback year of 2012 when its economy grew by 3.2 percent.

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13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Flags and Fake Babies: How to Survive Crossing Las Olas Boulevard

Ft. Lauderdale's opinion of the Las Olas pedestrian flag program seems to be similar to that of Hollywood's opinion of the Transformers franchise: Yes, it's really silly, and probably useless.

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13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Last Weekend Shows Relatable Side of the Wealthy

There have been any number of films about dysfunctional family reunions, with Madea's Family Reunion , Meet the Fockers , Garden State, and Ordinary People among the many. Most involve some measure of comedy, although ultimately all tend to offer a special insight that any ordinary family can inevitably relate to, either through similar circumstance or an insanely weird relative.

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14 hrs ago | National Review Online

Ship Chaplain Wanted

In times of yore, alas, no more, cruise lines had Catholic chaplains on ships, an acknowledgement to the days of obligation we papists hold dear. So NR will bring a Catholic chaplain along on the Post-Election Cruise.

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18 hrs ago | Marine News

MN 100: Resolve Marine Group

For more than 30 years, RESOLVE has served commercial shipping companies, cruise lines, the offshore oil and gas industry, marine insurers, governments, agencies and other clients worldwide. The firm's services include marine salvage, emergency response and OPA-90 Salvage & Marine Firefighting, lightering, wreck removal, marine safety training, marine and salvage engineering, damage stability and many other related services.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

Free water trolley could connect downtown Fort Lauderdale

The free service along Riverwalk would shuttle people across the to the east. The one-year pilot project could be in operation by the middle of October if approved by commissioners at their as it is to cross Himmarshee or Las Olas or any road," said Chiarelli, whose agency runs the Sun Trolley system that provides street transportation in the city.

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Boating Industry

Chaparral wows at 50th Anniversary dealer meeting

I spent most of last week down in Key Largo at the Chaparral & Robalo dealer meeting as the company pulled out all the stops as it kicks off its 50th anniversary celebration. It was in 1965 that Buck Pegg started Chaparral in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and about a decade later that he moved the company to its current Nashville, Georgia, headquarters.

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GlobeNewswire

Paydiant Co-Founder to Address Merchant Advisory Group on Mobile Wallets

Paydiant co-founder Chris Gardner will speak on the value of mobile wallets for merchants at the 2014 Merchant Advisory Group Annual Conference . The event takes place September 16-18 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel.

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Examiner.com

Amatsu: A change from your typical poolside eatery

Typically, poolside restaurants are all about burgers, fries, salsa and chips, but the Westin hotel chain came up with a different idea-a sushi bar . Amatsu is a Japanese Sushi Bar located directly poolside in the Westin Beach Resort and Spa Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Business Journal

Contemporary Italian restaurant to open in Coral Springs

The Italian eatery - formerly known as D'Angelo Pizza, Wine Bar, Tapas - is expected to open Sept. 25 at 5920 Coral Ridge Drive.

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Local10.com

Cab driver returns iconic statue to Las Olas store

EXACTLY HOW THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN CONNECTED TO THAT SHOOTING IN THE FIRST PLACE. ALSO RIGHT NOW, A STOLEN STATUE RETURNED.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Washed Out at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale

Saturday night at Culture Room was even more crowded than the usual sold out show as a Biblical downpour prevented any outside smoking or socializing.

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Miami New Times

Lokal Yappy Hour Tonight: Drink $5 Florida Beer With Your Dog

In honor of man's best friend and a great cause, Lokal is introducing the first ever Yappy Hour today. Yappy hours are a thing in Fort Lauderdale and basically invites your dog to drink with you at happy hour.

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CBS Local

Video: Crook Takes Cash From Family Dollar Store

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department wants help from the public identifying a man who robbed a Family Dollar store and the entire theft was captured on surveillance video. According to police, the suspect actually warned other customers while standing in line at the cash register that he was about to do something and they should not get involved.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Temple Street Eatery Offers Fast-Casual Modern Asian, Craft Beer, and More

Fort Lauderdale has come a long way in its dining scene over the past few years, but the city has been lagging behind in the Asian department all along. Sure, there have been Chinese restaurants, a Vietnamese spot, a million Thai-sushi joints, and a recently opened modern Asian concept on Las Olas ; however, for those who crave the full-flavored fare found across the continent, there has been much to be desired.

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Daily Mail

On trial for double murder during Dunkin' Donuts robberies,...

On trial for double murder during Dunkin' Donuts robberies, defendant dares the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent' The felonies were racked up during robberies in 2008 where Herard and four accomplices stuck up Dunkin' Donuts locations at gunpoint Awaiting sentencing for a murder committed in 2008 during a robbery of a Dunkin Donuts, a South Florida man took the stand and dared the judge: 'give me the death sentence because I'm innocent.' A jury convicted James Herard, 25, back in May of 18 felony counts related to a string of armed robberies committed in Broward County in 2008 that ended with the deaths of two men.

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NBC Miami

Pedestrian Killed in Early Morning Crash

One man is dead after he was struck and killed while crossing a road in Fort Lauderdale early Sunday morning. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Alastair Crowell was driving southbound on State Road 7 near the intersection of SW 16th Street just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday when a pedestrian walked into the path of Crowell's car.

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