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  • Starting the Year With a Bang

    I have chosen to begin my 2019 oeuvre with an inflammatory question: Can we predict where real estate prices may be heading over the short term?

  • Study Underestimated Traffic Counts for Wilton Drive Lane Reduction

    A Fort Lauderdale engineer could lose her professional license for significantly under-estimating traffic counts for a much-publicized road narrowing project in Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale.

  • The Grand Resort Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

     

    At one time, there were a dozen gay guesthouses along Fort Lauderdale Beach. Over the last five years, gay resorts have taken their toll as new, larger properties spring up right across the street from the ocean. Today, only three gay guesthouses remain open on the beach. 

  • The Life and Legacy of Michael ‘LaLa’ Brown

    Ten years ago the LGBT community in Palm Beach County suffered a tremendous loss when a bar manager, activist and beloved member of the community was murdered. And even though he’s gone, his legacy continues to live on through others, Compass and H.G. Roosters in West Palm Beach. 

  • The Swingiest State In The Country Just Did It Again

      (CNN) -- Over the weekend, Florida Republicans got a double dose of good news: former Rep. Ron DeSantis (R) was declared the state's next governor and Sen. Bill Nelson (D) conceded defeatto outgoing Gov. Rick Scott (R). That makes Florida a rare bright spot for Republicans in a 2018 election that, since November 6, has looked better and better for Democrats.

  • Trans Talk: Policing Masculinity

    I didn’t realize how much men policed other men until I came out as male. And once men started policing me, then I really started to police myself. I stopped sitting with my legs crossed because my brother-in-law told me, “Guys don’t sit that way.” 

  • What to Read: ‘Queering the Redneck Riviera’

    What do Wilton Manors, South Beach and Key West all have in common? They’re universally known as gay meccas in Florida all with a rich and vibrant history. But beyond the borders of South Florida other parts of this state have a gay history as well, including what’s known as the state’s bastion of conservatism – Florida’s panhandle, also known as the Redneck Riviera.  

  • WilMa Sales: Have They Peaked, Too?

    They might still be counting votes in California, and the Broward election supervisor doesn’t appear to have found those missing 2,000 ballots yet, but the numbers are all in on the real estate activity that’ll be part of my Yearbook this year. 

  • Wilton Manors Backs Statewide Non-Discrimination Bills 

    City officials this week approved a resolution that urges the Florida Legislature to support two separate, bipartisan bills that ban anti-LGBT discrimination in the workplace.

  • Wilton Manors To Host Holiday Spectacular

    A holiday concert on Dec. 10, 7 p.m., will help to herald in the season when the Wilton Manors Business Association (WMBA) in conjunction with the City of Wilton Manors, presents "Holiday Spectacular In The Park" with sensational international vocalist Jonathan Hawkins and friends.

  • Wilton Manors Votes Straight Gay

    Voters on Tuesday elected the city’s first all LGBT commission, choosing Justin Flippen as mayor in a landslide victory, as well as veteran politician Gary Resnick and city activist Paul Rolli as its two new commissioners.

  • Wilton Manors: Police Need Help Finding Attempted Robbery Suspects

     

    On Aug. 2 between the hours of 8:25 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., two men attempted to break into a safe at the Wilton Manors 7-Eleven located on the corner of Andrews Avenue and Oakland Park Boulevard.