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Bonnet House Museum and Gardens: A Haven for Nature and Art Bonnet House Museum and Gardens: A Haven for Nature and Art

By Jordan Hayes

Named for the vibrant bonnet lilies found on the grounds, Bonnet House Museum and Gardens remains a direct reflection of the Bartlett family's enthusiasm for creative expression and passion for the preservation of the untouched Florida landscape of the 30s and 40s.

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Getting Around Fort Lauderdale: Take a Trolley! Getting Around Fort Lauderdale: Take a Trolley!

By Camille Guillot

The Sun Trolley, Fort Lauderdale's "red and yellow chauffeur," strives to be as innovative and spontaneous as the community it serves. The brightly colored trolleys might look old-fashioned, but they boast a set of highly modern features including state-of-the-art security cameras and announcement systems and an award-winning tracking app.

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Pet Project for Pets- and People, Too Pet Project for Pets- and People, Too

By Lottie Richard

Pet Project for Pets is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that aims to help people in challenging situations to care for and keep their pets. The organization's services include a monthly pet food bank, discounted and low cost veterinary services, temporary foster care for clients who need to go into the hospital, adoption services, and more.

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Sawgrass Recreational Park: A Sawgrass Recreational Park: A "Unique Experience" in The Everglades

By Genevieve DiNatale

Sawgrass Recreational Park is an "eco-friendly" slice of the Everglades just outside of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Family owned and operated, the park offers many interesting amenities for vacationers and locals alike, such as airboat rides, picnic style luncheons, and campsites.

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No More Tears: Helping Survivors Find Strength  No More Tears: Helping Survivors Find Strength

By Allison Wilson

No More Tears, a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit organization in Plantation, Florida, provides assistance and resources to immigrants in the United States who are victims of physical and sexual violence.

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Stranahan House:  The Home and History of Fort Lauderdale's Pioneers Stranahan House: The Home and History of Fort Lauderdale's Pioneers

By Allison Wilson

Just off East Las Olas Boulevard along the breezy bank of the New River stands Broward County's oldest surviving structure: the Historic Stranahan House Museum. Today, the wood-frame vernacular house, with its dramatic porches and Dade County pine walls, is a popular cultural attraction, where visitors can learn about Fort Lauderdale's earliest days.

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Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk: Where Greenspace Meets Community Fort Lauderdale's Riverwalk: Where Greenspace Meets Community

By Zoe DeStories

People flock to the Riverwalk for free Sunday jazz concerts in the park and arts festivals on Las Olas Boulevard.

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A Look at Crestview's History and Culture A Look at Crestview's History and Culture

By Tiffany Raiford

Crestview is a city with a population of just over 21,000 residents in Florida's Okaloosa County. The city is also the county seat. It's a great little city with a lot to offer, including a significant elevation in comparison to other Florida towns. Inside, we take a look at the history and culture of this quaint little Florida town.

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Preparing for Visiting Relatives Preparing for Visiting Relatives

By Tiffany Raiford

When the relatives come to visit during the holiday season, you will want to be prepared for their visit. Inside, we offer tips on how to maximize space (and harmony) when your favorite family members invade your home over the holidays

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Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas

By Tiffany Raiford

Living in Florida means missing out on a lot during the holiday season -- especially when it comes to the natural decor that mother nature provides in the fall. Fortunately, it's not impossible to make your home feel just a little bit like fall if you decorate on your own. If you're looking for a simple way to decorate in the Sunshine State for Thanksgiving, we have options for you!

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