BSO Arrests Man For Shooting at 7-11 in Oakland Park

Altercation at 7-11 Escalates Into Shooting On June 6, 2022 BSO responded to a call regarding a shooting at the 7-11 on the northeast corner of Andrews and NE 38t St. When deputies arrived they found an adult male that had been shot in the face. Paramedics took him to the hospital where he was […]

City Commission Votes on Preliminary 2022-2023 Budget and Downtown Properties Sale

Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Andrew Thompson, Director of Financial Services for the City of Oakland Park, gave a detailed presentation to the Commission on the Proposed FY 2022-2023 City Budget at the July 20th, 2022 City Commission Meeting. The City Budget, including the Millage Rate, is presented to the Commission for their consideration […]

Oakland Park Selfie Museum: A Place to Create Selfie Magic

A tour through a field of flowers with a beautiful swing, a walk through the clouds where some force might attempt to drag you to the heavens, or set of angel wings you can adorn to make you look, well, angelic… This might seem like a description of paradise or heaven, but that is not […]

Bitz and Buttons: A Nostalgic Delight in Broward County

If you cried like me when toy stores like Toys R Us and Kiddie City closed their doors years ago, you need to visit Bitz and Buttons toy store, ASAP! “Creating memories one toy at a time” is the slogan of the kitschy, sentimental brick and mortar toy store, and these words are glaringly true. […]

Suspected Shooter Caught on Camera in Oakland Park

At approximately 1pm on Wednesday June 1, BSO deputies responded to call at the Days Inn Motel at 1595 W. Oakland Park Blvd., just west of I-95. The call reported a crash with injuries. When deputies arrived on the scene they determined more than a crash had occurred. A silver Chevy Malibu had crashed into […]

The City of Oakland Park Breaks Ground on the North Andrews Gardens Community Center

On Tuesday July 14th the City of Oakland Park broke ground on the new North Andrews Gardens Community Center. This bond project will bring a brand new community center to the area, which will include a basketball court, playground, parking, and covered outdoor seating. This project is another one of the projects in the City’s […]

Atomic Carrots Brings History and Culture to Life Using the Power of Play

Atomic Carrots is a design and fabrication shop located in Oakland Park that makes interactives and exhibits for museums and other institutions. Their creations are more than just museum exhibits, though – their creations tell a story and give viewers an opportunity to interact and explore. Using the power of play and immersive experiences, Atomic […]

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