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Oakland Park Residents Unite for an Illuminating Tradition

The Luminaria tradition emerged from the simple yet heartwarming gesture of neighbors gathering to create luminous pathways in their community on Christmas Eve. Originating with the assembly of paper bags filled with sand and a candle, these luminaries transformed the streets and driveways into a glowing spectacle, symbolizing unity and festive spirit. Chris Landers, a […]

The House That Messi Bought

Messi Becomes Part of InterMiami Leonel Messi, the Argentine soccer superstar, after playing for 21 years at Barcelona and winning the World Cup in 2022 decided to leave European Soccer League to play for David Beckham’s new InterMiami team. Miami and South Florida are, in general,  a microcosm of Latin America, and as a result, […]

The Art of Homemade Cheese Finds a Home in South Florida

In the heart of Fort Lauderdale, a warm and inviting eatery has emerged, captivating locals with its authentic Italian flavors and warm family charm. Ciao Ammore Mozzarella, a lunch-only restaurant, is the brainchild of the Olivieri family, who left Cisterna di Latina – a small town 30 miles away from Rome – to embark on […]

Oakland Park Resident Charged With DUI Manslaughter

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A Collision Ends In A Fatality Crashed car On the night of April 2, 2023 two cars, a Nissan Sentra and a Ford F-150, collided at the intersection of NW 35th Street and NW 31st Avenue in Oakland Park when the Nissan turned left into the path of the Ford. Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded […]

Institute for Optimal Healing and Aesthetics: A Care Center You Can Trust

Oakland Park is home to the Institute for Optimal Healing and Aesthetics, a holistic care center that goes above and beyond to prioritize the well-being of its clients. Led by the passionate founder, Bertha Osorio-Campbell, this business is built on her personal holistic journey and experiences, enabling her to guide others on their own transformative […]

Royal Palm Park Is Being Revitalized

The City of Oakland Park has been awarded a substantial federal grant of $400,000 to enhance the Royal Palm Park Trail, located at 1701 NW 38th Street. The grant, provided by the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) of the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, aims to support the development and maintenance of recreational trails and […]

First Time Homebuyers Assistance Through The City of Oakland Park

If you want to buy a home in Oakland Park, the City and Broward County have a program to help you. The Home Buyer Purchase Assistance program provides support to qualified home buyers. This assistance comes in the form of a second mortgage that does not have to be paid back immediately. You can receive […]

Oakland Park Real Estate First Quarter Report 2023

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Change Is Here At the beginning of 2023 interest rates had nearly doubled,  from the 3’s to the mid 6’s, compared to a year before. That pronounced changed made it clear that change was here. In anticipation of these changes, many predicted that the value of homes would plummet and that there would be a […]

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