The little City of Oakland Park is a city on the move and one that is continuously growing. The pandemic claimed a few local businesses, but many more were waiting in the wings. This growth is welcome as it will bring new residents to the area and in turn more new businesses that continue to make Oakland Park a place like no other.
Below we have compiled a list of 10 new or improved versions of local businesses that have opened or that will soon be opening in Oakland Park.
New Businesses in Oakland Park
Art in Oakland Park (now in downtown) – Art in Oakland Park closed during the pandemic but came back and is now open in a new location in downtown Oakland Park. 3478 NE 12th Terrace, Oakland Park, FL 33334
Black Flamingo Brewery – Yes! Oakland Park will soon have another brewery for people to enjoy!
Fat Tap Beer Bar and Eatery – This oldie but goodie has moved from its location on Oakland Park Boulevard to the heart of Downtown OP on the west side of Dixie Highway. It hosted a soft opening on July 9th. 3555 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park, FL
Lashism – Get your luscious lashes at this boutique lash salon. 3455 NE 12th Terrace Unit 1, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Paisa Bites – already open and near the new Fat Tap location, get your hankering for Colombian food satisfied at this new eatery on the west side of Dixie. 3499 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park, FL
Park Place Spa
Pink Donuts and More Oh my donuts! Get every donut you every dreamed of at Pink Donuts. The vegan donuts are the square ones and leaves nothing to be desired!
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EDITOR, PUBLISHER, WRITER, PHOTOGRAPHER, REALTOR®
Désirée Ávila has called Oakland Park her home for over 33 years. In addition to publishing LivingInOaklandPark.com, Désirée has been featured in print publications, locally and abroad. Désirée was an award winning teacher for 10 years and has a doctoral level education in Educational Technology. She is currently a licensed Florida Realtor® and is committed to a high-level of professionalism.
Désirée consistently professionally develops herself and has earned several different professional designations and certifications in real estate including the PSA, e-Pro, AHWD, SRS, ABR, and SFR. She was also awarded the C2EX, Commitment to Excellence award by the National Association for Realtors (NAR). This award is given to Realtors® that distinguish themselves for their commitment to excellence in the real estate industry.
She is esteemed by her real estate colleagues and has consistently received 5 star reviews from her clients. Her philosophy about real estate is that being a Realtor® is a way of teaching and helping people, and in the process a real estate transaction may occur, that is to say her foremost priority is and has always been about helping others.
She is dedicated to her hometown of Oakland Park and works consistently on building and fostering a strong community. She is passionate about photography and loves to read books about history ; the more detail the better! In addition to English, Désirée is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.