Outdoors

AvMed Rides Offers Free Bike Rentals In Broward County

Looking to burn some calories and enjoy the South Florida landscape? Broward County’s bike share program, AvMed Rides powered by Broward B-cycle, is offering free 60-minute rides on May 20. “We’re excited to partner with Broward B-cycle to get people outside and experience the beautiful South Florida weather,” said Ana Eberhard, Vice President of Member…
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Counting Down the Days to #FTLMajor

International beach volleyball bursts back on the scene when the Fort Lauderdale Major lands on Fort Lauderdale Beach’s golden sands in February. It sounds a long time. And it seems even further away when you calculate that it’s about 2,000 hours before the drama begins. That’s a mind-boggling 120,000 minutes of waiting. Okay, okay, sorry,…
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Be A Part of the SWATCH Volleyball Majors Team

This February, beach volleyball season returns with a bang as the FIVB World Tour returns to Fort Lauderdale for the Fort Lauderdale Major! The Swatch Major Series’ epic return to this beach volleyball paradise promises to be the biggest, brightest and best tournament the United States has ever seen – and YOU are invited to be a…
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Village Design To Host “How To” iPhoneography Series With Andy Royston @FtLauderdaleSun

North Beach Village Resort has invited internationally renowned iPhoneographer Andy Royston to take over Village Design, located at 600 Breakers Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, to host a one-of-a-kind, hands-on, iPhoneography Series. Four intimate workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016, Saturday, July 30, 2016, Saturday, August 6,…
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Hidden Gems: Birch State Park

Last week I traveled to Fort Lauderdale to speak about Ocean Country at the Broward Library Foundation’s literary festival. Every year authors speak to high school students, mingle with guests at a large gala reception, and then each author is hosted at a separate dinner. As I perused the advance schedule, I noticed my dinner…
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Tripadvisor Ranks Fort Lauderdale Beach #20 Beaches in the US

TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Beaches. This year’s awards honor 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. Travelers’ Choice award-winning beaches…
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Swatch Country Bar Tour

Cheer on your favorite Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series players from all over the world during the global takeover on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Pick up your personal Country Bar Passport at the Stadium and take the FIVB World Tour Country Bar Tour with fellow Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series Fans and the star athletes from…
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Get #FitLauderdale! May is Physical Fitness & Sports Month

Options abound on Fort Lauderdale Beach to stay physically fit and active and there is no better time to shine a sunbeam down on them than during Physical Fitness Month in May. Pedal A1A on a Broward B-cycle or jog, power-walk or in-line skate on the beautiful palm-lined brick promenade. Swim, paddle board or windsurf in the waters of this Clean…
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Watch the Winterfest Boat Parade Island-Side

Catch the Greatest Show on H2O, The Hard-Rock Winterfest Boat Parade "island-side" and along the Intracoastal from Fort Lauderdale Beach. Come early and then stroll down to A1A for dinner, dancing or drinks. Helpful Links and Information:  Where to Watch the Winterfest Boat Parade: Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach Birch State Park: Grandstand viewing tickets, click here Viewing…
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4th Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot and Paddle

Healthy living is something many people advocate for, but some choose to take it one step further and lead by example. After losing more than 200 pounds, Florida State Representative Shevrin Jones will lead by example on Thanksgiving morning when he joins thousands for the 4th Annual Fort Lauderdale Turkey Trot and Paddle on Fort…
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More New Attractions For Lauderdale Boat Show

More new attractions are on tap for the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs Oct. 30 to Nov. 3 at seven city locations. Joining the show's lineup of new offerings will be the Boat Show Film Festival and AquaZone by Nautical Ventures, show organizers announced recently. Located at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County…
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The 55th FLIBS Set for Oct 30 – Nov. 3

Entering its 55th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show in the world, is set to take place from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, attracting an international audience of thousands of marine enthusiasts to the “Yachting Capital of the World” to experience the single best showcase of marine products and…
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NSU Researchers Give Visitors The Opportunity of a Lifetime

So you've watched The Discovery Channel and thought to yourself: "What those researchers are doing looks really cool, I'd love to do that, too." Well, here's your chance. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and NSU's Guy Harvey Research Institute are working together with the Westin Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale to provide a once-in-a-lifetime…
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Getting To Tortuga

Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a multi-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music. GETTING HERE BY SHUTTLE Save your feet for dancing in the sand and ride our new and improved shuttles…
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FLIBS: A Boat Show & So Much More!

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is long renowned for being the world's largest event of its kind, featuring more than three billion dollars’ worth of boats, yachts, super yachts, electronics, engines, and thousands of boating accessories from every major marine manufacturer and boat builder worldwide. The 54th edition of the show will take place…
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Beach Barbecue Goes Green

What’s the Best Style Barbecue? Trash-free! What better way to kickoff the summer than with a picnic or beach barbecue? Good friends and good food can make for great memories, but how do you make sure trash doesn't get left behind when the fun is over? If you’re planning outdoor events this summer, follow these…
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Heat & Light on Fort Lauderdale Beach

Have you seen it yet this summer? It's a spectacle that rivals any fireworks display you've ever watched - and goes on far longer. And lately, the conditions have been perfect to catch the show. I'm talking about South Florida's displays of heat lightning. Just look around the evening sky, preferably late at night, and…
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5 Beach Friendly Recipes

Whether you are planning a huge barbecue or relaxing day on Fort Lauderdale Beach this Labor Day, you'll need quick and easy food to bring along to the beach. These beach-friendly recipes - courtesy of FineDiningLovers.com - are easy to make, portable and still taste great when served out of a cup or small bowl.…
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2-4-1 Summer Offers

Discover a passion for diving. Spend the day relaxing and revitalizing at the spa. Get in touch with nature. It's all part of a vacation that goes beyond the ordinary. Discover another side of summer and yourself in Greater Fort Lauderdale with two-for-one savings at cultural venues such as the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens,…
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