Living In Oakland Park

Oakland Park's Community News Source

Animal Aid: A Haven for Cats and Dogs

Upon walking through the door of Animal Aid at 571 NE 44th Street (Prospect Road), the first thing you notice is a large cage full of kittens: gray ones, striped ones, calico ones, tuxedo ones. There are kittens sleeping, kittens playing, kittens staring at you, kittens approaching you with a friendly or plaintive “meow.” Animal […]

Christmas Lights Tour In and Around Oakland Park

Last week we featured the JP Lights Christmas show that has been a year in the making. There are many other Christmas displays in and around Oakland Park for you to enjoy. Living In Oakland Park has made a list for you of both public and private light shows for you to enjoy. The best […]

Let There Be Light – and Sound!

This holiday season, you don’t have to go far from home to see – and hear – a spectacular light show. Right here in Oakland Park, Seth Jones and Alex Plaza stage a nightly extravaganza known as the JP Christmas Lights at their home on the corner of 42nd Street and 19th Terrace. A Passion, […]

Stephen Neil: Violinist with a Cause

On Election Night, Stephen Neil became an accidental media star by doing what comes naturally—playing the violin. Dinner with a Twist Stephen, who divides his time between Wilton Manors and Greenville, South Carolina, was having dinner on November 3rd with his partner, Luke. Through the balcony door that opened onto Wilton Drive, they started hearing […]

Jim Senior: More than a Financial Planner

On the top floor of the Roselli Building, a can’t-miss six-story turquoise midcentury structure on Federal Highway, is the Edward Jones office where Oakland Park resident James “Jim” Senior is the financial advisor. With the help of senior branch office administrator Colleen Gratz, Jim welcomes clients and prospective clients and speaks over the phone with […]

Vicki Rosenthal Takes the Plunge

Vicki Rosenthal is one of three artists currently exhibiting their works in the lobby of Plunge Beach Resort in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. There’s a ceramic artist, a mixed-media artist, and Vicki – whose works consist of painted canvas shoes. With the all-important Election Day on the horizon, Plunge was looking for an artist involved in social impact […]

Adam Dolle Studio: Art with a Conscience

Adam Dolle, of the Adam Dolle Studio on NE 12th Ave, might sum up his life in one word: serendipity. “I am grateful,” he says, “for the people I have met. Chance encounter has changed the course of my life. My current work is a result of my diverse history and uncharted approach to life.” […]

Be the First to Know!

Sign-up for text alerts and flash specials from LivingInOaklandPark.com !

Checking new text message on the smartphone