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Metropica received unanimous approval to begin construction on its initial phase that will include 370,000 square feet of retail, dining, and entertainment along with a 345-unit apartment.

Also within the City of Sunrise Planning and Zoning Committee’s approval is the development’s ability to add a 240-room hotel and 140,000 square feet of office space.

"All of us at Metropica would like to thank the Commission for approving our plans for the first phase of what will become a prototype 21st century neighborhood, and Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan for his support," says Erick Collazo, vice president of development of Metropica Development, the developer of the land and the creator of the project. "This first phase will fill some of the most

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Amazing Swings Guaranteed to Make you Want One

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Myburgh Designs‘ Mood Swing collection features opulent and majestic waxed copper seats, for both indoor and outdoor use. So, curl up and read a book; or lie back, close your eyes and gently swing yourself into a reverie. Whether it’s in a hammock or a swing seat, there’s something so reassuring and soothing about a rocking motion. And let’s just be honest here, who wouldn’t happily bring back their inner baby via a Mood Swing?

“I want to contribute to a new era in which environment, art and design converge to lay the corner stones for the very bright future that I see ahead of us,” said sculptor Stephen Myburgh.

The Mood Swing collection has been broadcast several times on TV

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Halloween Events In Broward County For 2016

This Halloween, tons of spooky soirees and ghoulish getdowns are taking over Fort Lauderdale. For those who wish to get the festivities started early (because, let's be real, Halloween deserves to be celebrated all October long), nightmarish events are happening as soon as this weekend. From there, locals can enjoy family fun, all-out block party bashes, haunted ghost tours, and more. We even have Day of the Dead celebrations to look forward to after Halloween is all said and done.  

Here's what to do for Halloween in Broward County. Time to get planning!

 A Nightmare on Las Olas

Kick off Halloween early as American Social on Las Olas turns into a nightmare. The Las Olas and SE Eighth Street intersection will also transform into

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Margaritaville's First Fine Dining is as Fun as Ever

Step into a world where blues as deep as the ocean cover the walls and grouper, caught just hours before, sits on your dinner plate. If this sounds like seafood heaven, then you’ve come to the right stop at Hollywood’s Margaritaville. Fresh might as well be included in the name JWB Prime Steak and Seafood, where not only is the seafood worth raving about, but so are the steaks. 

This restaurant, named after James William (Jimmy) Buffett himself, has become a new favorite among travelers and locals alike. Concept chef Carlo Sernaglia came onboard with one vision in mind: to set JWB apart from other Floridian restaurants by offering the finest-quality products around. 

Take for example the

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Car Couches and Other Cool Things

Bel y Bel Cool Custom Car Couches

You love classic designs, cars and working with new technology and renewable energy. Combine those passions with an equally passionate hatred of waste and planned obsolescence, and you have all the ingredients for the amazing upcycled furniture created by Bel y Bel.

The Barcelona, Spain-based outfit is a small team that does wondrous work. We could happily plonk ourselves down in any of their custom couches (note to self: start looking for a much bigger house). Of course, we’d have to invite all and sundry in to gawk at and covet our stylin’ furniture.

The founders of the company are Carles Bel and Jesus Bel (no relation, just a happy coincidence), who both graduated in fine arts from the

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Top Step Cycling In Pembroke Pines Takes Spinning To A Whole New Level

Featuring real-time footage and a pro-level workout, this cycling class is worth a try.

Growing up, my friend Staci and I used to ride our bikes all around our neighborhood. We descended down a steep hill and casually roamed into our neighbors’ driveways. My bike was pink and blue, and I called her Pixie. That was the closest I ever came to experiencing some downhill adventure on a bike. Fast forward some 15 years, and I found myself agreeing to take on a new cycling adventure—this time with a twist at Top Step Cycling in Hollywood.

The door to the studio read “The Sufferfest,” a program David McQuillen founded in 2009 that uses effective training videos for cyclists. 

Traditional spin bikes lined two outer sides of the room,

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Ready To Bring Trendy Rooftop Bar To Flagler Village In 2018

Wurzak Group's Dalmar Hotel Breaks Ground In Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Ready To Bring Trendy Rooftop Bar To Flagler Village In 2018

Our trendy, modern hotels won't be limited to Fort Lauderdale Beach anymore.

A new dual-branded Starwood Hotel coming to downtown Fort Lauderdale celebrated its groundbreaking on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The 24-story, 323-room hotel will be a design-driven property inspired by the surrounding Flagler Village neighborhood. It will offer an independent coffee shop, restaurant and retail, plus the city's first high-rise rooftop bar.

The property, which is being developed by Wurzak Hotel Group, is divided into two hotels: The Dalmar, a four-star independent boutique hotel in Starwood's Tribute Portfolio, and The Element by Westin, geared toward extended-stay travelers. With an 18-month

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Nisi Restaurant Takes Over Former Thasos Greek Taverna Spot

Nisi Restaurant Takes Over Former Thasos Greek Taverna Spot, Serving Modern Greek Flavors In Updated Space

One local Greek restaurant has transformed into another.

Nisi, a contemporary Mediterranean restaurant serving Greek and global cuisine, has opened up in the former Thasos Greek Taverna spot on Oakland Park Boulevard.

Before moving on to open Nisi in late August, chef/owner Joshua Wahler and hospitality pro Andy Tsavos together led the front and back of house at Estiatorio Milos in South Beach. 

The duo, who also co-operate children's health food delivery service Born Foody, came upon the opportunity to take over the former Thasos space and saw the building had a lot of potential.

"The building itself was built by a Greek designer, so it was made to transport you to a Greek

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Would you live in a glass box that moves like a living thing in response to stimuli? This tiny house balanced atop a concrete pillar reacts to its inhabitants’ movements in surprising ways, highlighting the relationship between people and their homes.

It’s not enough that this modernist residence plunked down in a field in the middle of the Hudson Valley is completely transparent, putting its inhabitants on display: it’s also kinetic, acting like a living creature, spinning and tilting in perpetual motion. ReActor by Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley is far more than just shelter, it’s a performance piece, an experimental work of ‘social relationship architecture’ acting as a continuation of the architect-artist duo’s previous kinetic works.

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B Square Burgers & Booze coming to Las Olas 

B Square Burgers & Booze On Las Olas Brings Gluttonous Burgers, Decadent Dogs To Fort Lauderdale

Burger patties sandwiched in between two grilled cheese sandwich buns are now a thing, and you can find them on Las Olas.

At B Square Burgers & Booze, which just opened in downtown Fort Lauderdale this September, guests will find gluttonous gourmet burgers, decadent hot dogs and so much more. The new concept comes from BRO Management Las Olas, a team of restaurateurs and culinary experts with more than five decades of combined industry experience.

“B Square is bringing something unique and refreshing to Fort Lauderdale’s dining scene. Our vision was to create a menu offering refined dishes from light, health-conscious salads to hearty, gourmet burgers,” said co-founder Tommy Febbraio in a

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