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Cinema Paradiso In Fort Lauderdale

Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale

It was one of those idyllic summer evenings in June, when the sun was still glowing but its heat had waned into comfortable warmth. My friends and I met up at the charming little Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale for an evening of wine, good conversation and an interesting documentary movie. Cinema Paradiso is a sweet little theatre located at 503 SE 6 Street, close to the southern entrance of the Kinney Tunnel. Named after the stunningly crafted Italian movie…

Flamingo Gardens – An Old Florida Hidden Gem

Flamingo Gardens – An old Florida Hidden Gem

Are you looking for something to do that is family friendly and does not cost you an arm and a leg. Then you might want to consider Flamingo Gardens in Davie Florida. I had a chance to spend an afternoon with my family and we have lots of fun, from the Wildlife Encounter Shows, Narrated Tram Tours, Botanical Gardens, Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum, and well stocked Gift Shop. WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER SHOWS We headed right away to the live presentations featuring…

Allure Of The Sea Leaves Fort Lauderdale

Allure of the Sea Leaves Fort Lauderdale

Royal Caribbean Allure of the Sea is a beautiful and grand cruise that leaves Fort Lauderdale's port most Sunday afternoons. While sitting on the beach, I caught some photos of this cruise ship leaving the port. I knew this was one of Royal Caribbeans updated and special ships and have Dream Work characters on board which makes it really special for families. Here are a few photos of the ship.... When I got back home, I did some research on…

Fort Lauderdale Spring Break

Fort Lauderdale Spring Break

Hi there, Spring Break is upon us and Fort Lauderdale is one the places for many students and non-students alike to travel in March and April of every year. I have a special appreciation for Fort Lauderdale's Spring Break because that is one of the main reasons I moved to South Florida to live many years ago, a great choice in my life. Here is video of some of the beach action in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break. Spring Break…

Old Heidelberg Review

Old Heidelberg Review

It has been a while since I have been to Old Heidelberg German Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale and it was time to give this place a visit. My wife is not a big lover of German food. She says its too bland and I was hoping to prove her wrong with Old Heidelberg. German food may not be too spicy but can be very tasty and is a hearty type of food. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly…

Fun Lauderdale Website

Fun Lauderdale Website

Here is a good resource about things to do and places to eat in the Fort Lauderdale area. I particularly liked that they have some great listing of restaurants.  My wife loves Asian food and they have a good listing of potential restaurants to try. Also the site has a good listing of local attractions like the Swim with the Dolphins Tour and famous Jungle Queen. The name of the website is FunLauderdale.com. If you get a chance, check it…

Duffys Sports Bar Fort Lauderdale

Duffys Sports Bar Fort Lauderdale

My wife and I received a coupon through the mail for Duffys Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Publix Shopping Center. In the area where I live in Fort Lauderdale, there are not too many good sports bar, so it is nice to know there is a nice and clean one near my house. Duffy's has many TV screens to choose from with all different games on. But tonight, we came here to try some of the food and get a feel…

Franco And Vinnys

Franco and Vinnys

My wife and I went to a local Italian restaurant, Franco and Vinnys - Pizza Shack, which is on Sunrise Blvd and and near A1A.  I used to go to this restaurant in the early 80's and used to really enjoy the homemade meals and decent pizza. So it has been a long time since I have been there, I would give my experience a B+ and the food a B. The waitress was really friendly and she did well. …