In this special installment of the Fort Lauderdale Historical Societyâ€™s Broward 100 Lecture Series in celebration of Black History month, Vanessa Gilyard will present â€œHow the St. Augustine Movement Helped Pass the Civil Rights Act,â€ a lecture exploring how this movement, which started in 1963, paved the way for the Civil Rights Act to be passed in 1964 and spurred major changes in Broward County. The lecture is inspired by Gilyardâ€™s masterâ€™s thesis titled “How the St. Augustine Movement Helped Pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Police Brutality the Activists Endured.” Gilyard, a native of Broward County, obtained her second masterâ€™s degree in History, with a concentration in American History, and now teaches undergraduate history at Strayer University following a corporate career. She is also a museum docent for the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. This event is free and open to the public but an RSVP is required.
From October 31st to November 4th, the eyes of the yachting industry will be on Florida for this showcase yachting event. The excitement is building for the largest in-water boat show on earth, the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Commonly referred to as FLIBS, this year’s show will run between the 31st October and […]
Thursday, January 10, 5pm-7pm – Gatsby’s Joint, 2460 E Commercial Blvd, Fort Lauderdale Gatsby’s Joint, the new North Fort Lauderdale speakeasy-style restaurant and bar, hosted a private grand re-opening celebration. Guests enjoyed complimentary house beer, wine, champagne, and Gatsby’s Joint’s very own Prohibition Punch, as well as a selection of passed appetizers, plus live music from the Acoustic […]
Tuesday, January 3, 6pm-9pm – Riverside Market South, 3218 SE 6th Ave, Fort Lauderdale Riverside Market South presents Civil Society Brewing. Bring your French Bulldog. Best Frenchie Costume wins a prize. Featured beers on deck will be: Prince Gary Goes Nuts Milk Stout, Fresh IPA, Blondes make me Hoppy Blonde and Trick Shot IPA collaboration […]