Save Our Stages Fest – A three-day virtual benefit

Save our Stages

Friday October 16th will be day 1 of 3 for the first and hopefully last Save Our Stages Fest – a three-day virtual benefit with artists and organizations rallying to the aid of independent music venues at risk of closing their doors forever. This three-day event features original performances and commentary from diverse talent across … Read more

A return to normalcy with reservations

mecca visitors

Now that all of Florida is in what we call Phase III, a green light has been given to businesses to open up to 100% capacity as well as re-opening of previously shuttered businesses such as bars and nightclubs. Even with these new orders, there are several factors which prevent a complete return to normalcy so … Read more

Fort Lauderdale Mayor issues updated COVID-19 rules

Mayor Dean Trantalis

The following is a transcript of the letter sent out by Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis on Wednesday, September 30th following orders issued by State of Florida Governor De Santis to reopen all closed businesses and bring all of Florida into Phase 3 this past week, some of which can be seen highlighted in the … Read more

Broward to Move to Phase 2 However Bars Remain Closed

Bar Closed

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that all of Florida, including Broward County, is in Phase 2 of reopening, effective Monday, September 14. Broward County retains the ability to close certain activities, however, there will be no change to how businesses are currently operating when Phase 2 takes effect on Monday, as existing Emergency Orders remain … Read more

Click Bait or Wishful Thinking?


This past week, I was distracted from whatever I was in the middle of doing when I saw notifications popping up on my computer screen alerting me to live press conferences on several subjects that were of great interest to me.  One of these breaking alerts was headlined “LIVE NOW: Palm Beach County leaders to … Read more