Wilton Manors

  • 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?

  • City Suspends Posting Commission Videos Online

    Wilton Manors officials have temporarily suspended the online posting of commission meeting videos. The city clerk is still providing recordings of the meeting upon request. 

  • City to Consider Land Use Change at Oakland/Andrews

    In an effort to “spur development” and attract new businesses to the city, Wilton Manors officials plan to change the land-use of Oakland Park Boulevard and Andrews Avenue.

  • 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.

  • Coffee and Conversation: Aging in A Difficult Political Environment

    Senior life in South Florida isn’t always fun in the sun.

  • 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: Becoming Clean, Green, and Resilient!

    Despite opinions to the contrary, we can say for sure that climate change, rising seas, and increasing extreme weather events are real. And let’s face it, we are the Island City. As such, we are subject to tides, flooding, extreme weather, and increasingly high temperatures. As city officials, it is our job to plan to keep our infrastructure - like underground water and sewer pipes, roads, and other city assets - sound and resistant to the impacts of climate change. 

  • 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: Does the Money Come Out?

    My never-ending quest for a formula to call a market turn led me to ask a question: Can you make lemonade out of lemons, even if you buy at a market peak?

  • 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: Greetings from New Jersey

    Yes, it's that time of year when I make my annual pilgrimage up the Northeast coast to celebrate my father’s birthday with friends and family. This year marks a major milestone as we celebrate his 90th year and toast with words of the Italian salutation, “Cent Anni,” which translates to “May you live to a hundred years.” These words ring more soundly as one nears such a rare achievement still in good health, full of energy and spirit. 

  • 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: Let Compassion Guide Us Into the Future in Wilton Manors 

    As we finished celebrating Mardi Gras earlier this week, and with springtime festivities only weeks away, 2019 is picking up steam and moving right along. Luckily enough, I did not get myself arrested on Tuesday evening as I stumbled out onto the Drive with my Mardi Gras beads shouting at people passing by to flaunt themselves in exchange for cheap jewelry. 

  • Column: Maybe It’s Time For Gary Resnick to Call it Quits?

    I recently happened across a newspaper article about the upcoming Broadway remake of “The Boys in the Band.” This remarkable play first debuted Off-Broadway in 1968 and in 1970 was made into a film that quickly turned into a cult classic.