Wilton Manors

  • BSO Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian

    Just two days before his fortieth birthday, Raymond King was killed by a hit-and-run driver. The incident occurred sometimes before 3 a.m. on June 10 near the intersection of Northeast 6 Avenue and Northeast 27 Street in Wilton Manors.

  • Business Round Table Focuses on Business Improvements

    In a climate where many businesses, especially bars and restaurants on Wilton Drive, have trouble staying in business, Tony LoGrande wants to provide business owners with some tips to help improve sales.

  • CAAB Waffles on Police Survey

    A move to create a survey to gauge public opinion about the Wilton Manors Police Department could get approved or rejected at the next Community Affairs Advisory Board [CAAB] meeting.

  • Candidate Brings Wilton Drive to Forefront of Campaign

    Boyd Corbin has a long list of issues he wants to address if elected mayor. Crime, taxes, spending, bar safety, pedestrian safety, increasing parking and more.

  • City Blames Pedestrians for Continued Accidents (reprint)

    Citations issued to people after they’ve been hit by cars

  • City Looking For Security Risk Assessment

    In an effort to improve safety, city officials have requested bids from various security consulting firms.

  • City Moves Ahead With New Parking Lot

    City officials are moving forward with the development of the lot they purchased last year.

  • City Officials Seek Input on Wilton Drive Lane Reduction

    Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale officials joined together Tuesday at Fort Lauderdale High School to discuss the lane narrowing of Northeast 4 Avenue and Wilton Drive with their respective residents and business owners. Those who attended talked to officials, asked questions and were given cards to make comments on.

  • City Officials Seek Input on Wilton Drive Lane Reduction

    Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale officials joined together Tuesday at Fort Lauderdale High School to discuss the lane narrowing of Northeast 4 Avenue and Wilton Drive with their respective residents and business owners. Those who attended talked to officials, asked questions and were given cards to make comments on.

  • City Signs Agreement With Private Parking Lot Owner

    The last two public parking lots built by the city took time and money to build. But the commission has acquired another with a stroke of the pen.

  • City Sued Over Vacation Rental Regulations: City Attorney warned commissioners this could happen

    As commissioners were debating new regulations on vacation rentals earlier this year, one concern was voiced more than once: would the regulations hold up in court if the city were sued?

  • Clinton Whips Wilton Manors Crowd Into A Frenzy

    Visiting the largest concentration of LGBT Floridians on Sunday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton assured supporters she would continue to fight for equality.

  • Closed For Business: Green Market shuts down due to lack of customers

    Apparently, there isn’t always money in the banana stand.

  • Column: ...And They're Off...

    With only a few weeks to go before the Republican Convention in Cleveland, followed by the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, thought I would take the opportunity to talk politics on a more local level, right here in good ole Wilton Manors.

  • Column: Coup d’état

    I only hope that everyone is safe and sound by the time they read this article. Last night a coup took place here in Wilton Manors, led by a band of community leaders who could no longer tolerate being marginalized and out of favor.

  • Column: Election Overload

    I sit here a bit numb now that October has already arrived, and 2016 is roaring to the finish line as one of the fastest years ever. One bright spot is that Election Day will soon be over, and we can finally be finished with all the insanity we’ve had to endure over the past year.

  • Column: Five Syllables That Matter

    Not a column for supporters of a certain orange celebrity with bad hair. This column is about a five-syllable word.

  • Column: Happy New Year Wilton Manors

    As I sit down to write my article this week, having just welcomed in the New Year a few hours ago, I cannot rid myself of the uncertainty and anxiety of what lies ahead for us all in 2017.

  • Column: La Vie en Rose

    This past week I found myself listening to music sung by Edith Pilaf and other Parisian chanteuses. At first I just thought it was accidental, just enjoying some music of the past. However, as the week went on and still I was listening, singing along, and humming tunes while working, I began to think that something else must be going on.

  • Column: Raise That Flag Wilton Manors

    Like many gay men, I was unaware of the incredible injustice inflicted on transgender individuals and wasn't always an ally of the transgender community.  In 2005, I first engaged in HIV/AIDS activism and befriended several transgender individuals who helped educate me on the complexity of their hardship and struggle, and the intersectionality of our struggles.