Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Business Connect Breakfast May 31
Lauderdale Alliance/Broward County is hosting a special Alliance/Tower
Club member breakfast featuring Port Everglades and a look at their latest
capital plans on Friday, May 31, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Tower Club, 1
Financial Plaza, 100 S.E. Third Ave.,
Port Director Steve Cernak and his executive team will update Alliance
members on key Port initiatives including the on-site cargo facility, berth
expansion, terminal upgrades and improvements and harbor entrance dredging.
register to attend by Wednesday, May 29.|
Power2give.org/Broward Raises More Than $96,000
Business for the Arts of Broward announced that it has raised more than $96,000 in the first 90 days of the launch of its new website, power2give.org/broward. The new funding platform empowers donors to give directly to local arts and cultural projects that inspire them. Nonprofit organizations list needs for a specific project and viewers can help a project that interests them by making a donation. Come spend some time on this new site and learn about the latest 12 cultural and arts projects that have been fully funded. More...
South Runway Construction Remains on Schedule
Expansion of the South Runway project remains on track at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Work continues on the 12 bridge structures over U.S. 1 and the Florida East Coast Railway. Crews are driving piles and pouring concrete to form the walls and columns. In June, workers will place beams across the walls to form the top of the structures. Quick factoids on the project’s progress as of April, 2013, are available in May FLL eNews.
New Food Court Opens in Airport’s Terminal Three
Travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) can now enjoy three new restaurants in Terminal 3 (Concourse F) just past the security checkpoint. The new food options are part of FLL’s extensive renovation and modernization program. These popular food vendors include Jamba Juice, Pei Wei and Steak ‘n Shake Signature. More...
Broward County Transit Service Adjustments Effective May 26
|Effective Sunday, May 26, Broward
County Transit (BCT) will make service adjustments on Routes 1, 14, 18,
University Breeze, 595 Express Sunrise/Miami Brickell, 95 Express Miramar
and 95 Express Pembroke Pines. Shuttle service will be added on Route 18
between Turtle Creek Drive and Sandalfoot Boulevard. The service adjustments
are in response to passenger feedback.
Broward County Libraries Hosts Viva Florida 500 Events and Exhibits
Viva Florida 500, an initiative launched by the Florida Department of State and its partners, celebrates the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de Leon's arrival in Florida. The statewide, year long salute to the state's history celebrates Florida's rich heritage and diverse cultural history. Libraries Division will hold numerous events and exhibits dedicated to Viva Florida 500 during June and July. More…
Kick-Off Summer Festivities Memorial Day Weekend with the Great American Beach Party
|The Greater Fort Lauderdale
Convention & Visitors Bureau encourages everyone to kick-off summer this
weekend by attending the
Beach Party on Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at A1A and Las
Olas Boulevard. The event will feature music, live performances and
activities, all free for the entire family.