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Docking Bay-94 South Florida’s Treasured Game and Comic Shop

Docking Bay-94 is an independently owned comic and game shop in Coconut Creek, Florida. They carry older and new comics, graphic novels, gaming cards, board games, toys, and memorabilia. I had the pleasure to interview their owner John Miller, who explained how this small local shop became a long-lasting South Florida treasure. Launching of Docking […]
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Oakland Park Library Hosts Inaugural MLK Award Ceremony

On Thursday, January 30th, 2020, Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library, which serves Oakland Park as well as all of Broward County, held an award ceremony for its inaugural essay contest honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). The ceremony was hosted by the adult services librarian, Vera Thomas, and was to include the winners […]
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Karlene J. Froling – Building a Better Tomorrow One Children’s Book at a Time

Karlene Froling was born and raised in Newlands in Portmore, Jamaica. Her childhood experiences with being made to feel inferior because of her social and economic status has played a major role in forming her underlying vision as an author. She now strives to teach children about diversity and self worth with her five children’s […]

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