Skipper Chuck Explains Memorial Day

If you grew up in south Florida during the 1960s and 1970s, you probably started most mornings watching The Skipper Chuck Show on WTVJ (then Channel 4). In this clip from the Wolfson Archives at Miami Dade College, Skipper Chuck Zink explains the meaning of Memorial Day to kids. As usual, Zink never talked down [...]


Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry issued a new order on Friday which calls for the reopening of Broward County beaches, gyms and fitness centers and hotels. The order is effective Tuesday May 26, 2020. From the Broward County press release: Highlights of the new order include: All beaches can open with limited hours (sunrise to [...]

Mayor Dean Trantalis Urges Fort Lauderdale Residents to “Shop Local”…By Promoting Wilton Manors Business?!?

Mayor Dean Trantalis spending money in Wilton Manors Imagine this. After spending more than two months shuttered due to COVID-19, most Fort Lauderdale businesses were finally allowed to open on Monday. Local store owners and restaurants desperately need customers to come through their doors to jump start the local economy. So what does Mayor Dean [...]

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