Broward Official Threatens Consultant Over Childrens Museum Report

Third in a multi-part investigation Louise Stevens had made the 2,000 trek from Montana to Fort Lauderdale. Broward County hired the nationally-known arts consultant from ArtsMarket, Inc. to conduct an independent review of the Young At Art (YAA) children’s museum. Stevens came to South Florida to hold a retreat with YAA officials, board members and […]

Hasty Retreat: Threats Force Independent Consultant To Cancel Children’s Museum Retreat

Second in a multi-part investigation. Louise Stevens was ready to get to work. Broward County government awarded the founder of Artsmarket, Inc. the contract to conduct an independent review of the Young At Art (YAA) children’s museum in Davie, Florida. Since the 2008 recession had affected many museums throughout the area, Broward County wanted Stevens to develop […]

“Rogue” Broward Commissioner Owns Websites For County Trade Expo

Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness owns websites for an International Trade and Cultural Expo he hoped would be funded with taxpayer dollars. In June 2014, Holness asked the County Commission to support the Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo (FITCE) with funding used to celebrate the County’s Centennial celebration. Holness needed his fellow Commissioners’ […]