Woodlands Section Three holds Block Party

Woodlands Section Three holds Block Party

Old friends and new neighbors all gathered at the cul-de-sac at White Oak Drive on April 10th for the first ever Section Three block party. The turnout was impressive with 42 neighbors, almost the entire section, getting together with a pot-luck style party where live steel drum music was provided for entertainment.  Everyone brought their […]

Columnist Michael Mayo – Featured Speaker in the Woodlands

Columnist Michael Mayo – Featured Speaker in the Woodlands

Michael Mayo, opinion columnist for the Sun-Sentinel spoke to the members of the ORT America Woodlands North Chapter April 14th at the Woodlands Country Club. Originally from Brooklyn, Mayo has been a writer for the Sun-Sentinel since 1989. He spoke to the members about his origins in the newspaper business and the slow decline of […]

Woodmont in Tamarac wants a Neighborhood Improvement District

Woodmont in Tamarac wants a Neighborhood Improvement District

It looks like the Woodlands has set precedent in the City of Tamarac.  Woodmont, our neighbors to the west wants to form a District as well.   It looks like the same inaccuracies about Districts are going around their neighborhood.  However, this one is misleading residents into thinking there will be land use changes as a […]

Tamarac Commission approves Neighborhood Partnership Program

Tamarac Commission approves Neighborhood Partnership Program

March 30, 2011|Michael d’Oliveira mdoliveira@tribune.com Since January of 2008, Tamarac has given $43,000, with matching grants, to neighborhood partnerships for beautification and improvement projects; all of it part of the Neighborhood Partnership Program, designed to enhance neighborhood vitality and increase communication with residents. At the end of February, commissioners formally approved and amended the project. […]

Tamarac Holds Neighborhood Meeting

Tamarac Holds Neighborhood Meeting

The City of Tamarac held it’s District 2 Neighborhood Meeting on April 6th at the Tamarac Community Center.  District 2 falls under newly appointed Vice Mayor Michelle Gomez, whose district stretches west from the Sawgrass Expressway east to Rock Island Road. First to speak was Ray Gagnon, Director of Utilities, who discussed water conservation in […]

New Bikeway for Woodlands Boulevard

New Bikeway for Woodlands Boulevard

On Monday evening, the City of Tamarac invited residents whose homes abutted Woodlands Boulevard to discuss the creation of a bike lane on both sides of the road.  Director of Community Development, Jennifer Bramley, Commissioner Michelle Gomez, Public Works Director Jack Strain and City Manager Michael Cernech attended. Only two residents showed up! These two […]

Are you Covered?

Are you Covered?

By Adam Baron, Esq. Driving in South Florida, as we all know, is like negotiating an obstacle course, except on a daily basis and the occasional accident is an inevitability. The question is, are you adequately covered by your auto insurance if you get in an accident? Let’s take a look at major coverages and […]

Concert in the Woodlands: Great Entertainment, Undeniable Talent

The Woodlands residents that attended the concert on Saturday with guitar virtuoso Richard Smith and Julie Adams really had a treat.   I can see why Richard Smith is a guitar virtuoso.   I couldn’t believe how fast he could move his fingers on those guitars.  It almost sounded like a few guitarists were giving […]