Police Ask Community for Help In Solving Murder of Local Transwoman

A transgender woman was shot and killed in Pompano Beach Friday night, and the Broward Sheriff’s Office is asking any eyewitnesses to come forward to help solve her murder. Bree Black, 27, was killed Friday at 10:18 p.m. by 244 NW 12th St. in Pompano Beach, close to her home. While hundreds of people were in the … Continue reading Police Ask Community for Help In Solving Murder of Local Transwoman

How to Make Sure Your Estate Leaves a Legacy with Our Fund’s Help

For charities big and small, every dollar counts. And recently, the Our Fund Foundation received three legacy gifts totaling almost $10 million. The donors — Kay Maunsbach, Frederick Emery and James Laird — were three long-time supporters of the South Florida LGBTQ+ community foundation who wrote the nonprofit into their will, continuing their support even … Continue reading How to Make Sure Your Estate Leaves a Legacy with Our Fund’s Help

Local Garden Club Hopes to Turn Parks in Wilton Manors & Oakland Park Organic

A local garden club is using their green thumbs to help the cities of Wilton Manors and Oakland Park turn their parks organic. The Equality Garden Club, with help from Beyond Pesticides in D.C., is working with both cities on a pilot program to stop the use of harmful pesticides. They are currently studying the … Continue reading Local Garden Club Hopes to Turn Parks in Wilton Manors & Oakland Park Organic

Parents protest and demand school board allow their children to return to the classroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGoH7veSpZw&feature=emb_logo With masks on their faces and signs in their hands, a group of about 50 parents let the Broward County School Board know what they want for the fall: the option for face-to-face schooling five days a week. The parents, who are part of a Facebook group called Broward Parents for the Return to … Continue reading Parents protest and demand school board allow their children to return to the classroom

Like businesses, city halls are also subject to county’s COVID rules

With beaches closed for the Fourth of July weekend and alcohol sales limited, communities are waiting for the day that things will open back up. And so are municipalities. Broward County conducted phase one of reopening in May, and cities and towns cannot be any more lax than the regulations set by the county.  One … Continue reading Like businesses, city halls are also subject to county’s COVID rules

DeSantis Veto Targets Broward County HIV Program

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office announced $1 billion in vetoes from the state’s fiscal year 2020-2021 budget on Monday, including two programs that serve the LGBT community. Last year, DeSantis vetoed $131 million from the budget. “Despite the present challenges Florida faces due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget ensures the state’s priorities are … Continue reading DeSantis Veto Targets Broward County HIV Program

Take A Trip Around The World Without Setting Foot Outside This New Connecticut Showroom

From Balinese umbrellas with Thai elephant stands to Louis V and VI teak seating and Austrian contemporary furniture, the newest Lars Bolander showroom is an eclectic study of global treasures that transcend time. The Westport, Connecticut, shop (1300 Post Road East) boasts 2,600 square feet of contemporary furniture, textiles and decorative accessories as well as European and … Continue reading Take A Trip Around The World Without Setting Foot Outside This New Connecticut Showroom

Save Big on Things to Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale This Summer

While it’s warm all year round, there’s something special about summer time in Greater Fort Lauderdale. For one, there’s LauderDeals, a collection of specials on activities and attractions available only in the summer. So explore the canals aboard a kayak, hop on a fishing boat, catch an independent film, or get the family together for adventures that will … Continue reading Save Big on Things to Do in Greater Fort Lauderdale This Summer