Johnson Street Utility Improvement Project in Hollywood

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While living in South Florida, we do enjoy nice weather all year round. But we have to accept another fact that comes with it – because of the great weather, people can work outside all year round. That includes road construction work. Yes. Road construction here, South Florida, is happening all year round.

Johnson Street Utility Improvement Project is on the way in Hollywood, FL.

While driving through construction area, remember the people working on the road and be very cautious. The street work is temporally, and once it is done, the ride will on a newly paved street be nice and smooth.

Be patient. Traffic and bumps on the road are just temporally.

Sears Is Liquidating and Closing Some of the Stores

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Sears Holdings Corp. announced that in order to strenghten capital position and focus on best stores, the company released a a list of 46 unprofitable stores all across 28 states that it will close in November 2018.

The number includes 33 Sears stores and 13 Kmart stores. The struggling department store chain said liquidation sales at the closing stores will begin as early as Aug. 30.

 

Out of 46 total stores closing, 3 of the stores are located in Florida:

  • Sears – 2266 University Square Mall, Tampa-University, FL
  • Sears – 1625 NW 107 Avenue, Doral-Miami, FL
  • Sears – Coastland Center, 2000 9th Street North, Naples, FL

 

Here you can find the list of all 46 stores that wil be closing in November 2018.

I have wrote a blog article about the stores that were closing last year.

Guitar Shaped Hotel in Hollywood, FL

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The guitar shaped hotel is going up at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL.

It will soon be one of the world’s recognizable landmarks.

I have wrote few blog post already about this Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino expansion here and here .

This 450 foot st.ructure is under construction as part of 1.5 billion expansion as part of Seminole Hard Rock Hottel And Casino.

The expansion will include a casino with 3,267 slop machines. 178 table games and redesigned and rebuild Hard Rock Live with a 7,000 seat theather styled configuration.

New 18,000 square foot poker room. 60,000 square feet of new retail and restaurant space.

The expansion will include additional 806 guest rooms and suites, as well as lounges, business center and 40,000 square feet spa.

10 acre pool complex with private villas, surrounded by water. There will be waterfalls too.

The expansion is set to open mid 2019 just before Super Bowl Liv 2020 will be hosted here in South Florida in February 2020.

Here are some more pictures from the hotel expansion:

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Rain and Thunder Stay in South Florida

It is raining non-stop in South Florida for a few days. And it looks that rain and thunder is going to stay here.

Hurricane season is starting soon, but the rainy weather is already here.

When I was out in Davie earlier today, I had to go to one of the shops at the Tower Shops at the southeast corner of I-595 and University Drive. I was very surprised to see that whole parking lot flooded.

Here are the some pictures I took:

 

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Las Olas Boulevard Safety Improvements Project

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Las Olas Boulevard has the bright green coating installed where the bike lanes meet roadway intersections and driveways.

There are a lot of changes done to East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Forl Lauderdale, FL

If you are driving a car, riding a bike, or even walking along Las Olas Boulevard, you can notice the various modifications done.

This is Las Olas Boulevard Safety Improvements Demontration Project.

It is part of an overall Community Investment Plan for safety and traffic improvements within the Colee Hammock neighborhood, also along S.E. 15th Avenue. The project is the way tocreate a safer connection for people traveling by car, bike or foot on the Las Olas Boulevard.

Hopefully, the new changes will increase safety for all users while connecting Las Olas Boulevard to Fort Lauderdale Beach.

There are bright green and blue areas painted on the roadway. New signs for bike lane and car parking, so be careful and pay attention.

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Light blue color painting on the Las Olas Boulevard indicates that the area is reserved for future placemaking uses such as parklets, sidewalk extensions, and landscaping.
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Las Olas Boulevard sign informs people driving and riding bicycles where they should be biking or parking. Vehicles should never park in a bike lane.

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