Welcoming the Future of Mom’s Kitchen: Honoring George & Homestyle Cooking

Tucked right inside the corner where Floranada meets Federal Highway, Mom’s Kitchen at 1940 NE 45th Street, has been a staple in the neighborhood since 1992. George LaMonica, Mom’s Kitchen founder, began his venture in the restaurant business back in 1972. After working in the kitchen with his mother, learning the secrets of his home […]

Oakland Park Business Association Unveils Its City Guide and Business Finder

When Oakland Park incorporated for the 2nd time in July of 1929, the City’s center was surrounded by farms. When the train barreled through the City center it didn’t even stop to pick up the mail. It was pulled into the train and another mailbag was dropped for the postmistress to pick up. As time […]

The Paddle Club: A New After School Program Coming to Oakland Park

School is back in session and parents are always looking for creative ways to keep their children engaged and busy in afterschool programs. Does your child love spending time in the water or trying new outdoor activities? Or, are you interested in teaching your child water safety so they can soak up all of the […]

The Sea Salt Fish Market: The Place to be for South Florida Seafood Lovers

As the state with the second-longest shoreline, it’s no surprise that 84% of the nation’s supply of grouper, pompano, mullet, stone crab, pink shrimp, spiny lobsters, and Spanish mackerel are caught in Florida by Florida fisherman. South Florida has an ample supply of fresh seafood, but some of the best products can be purchased just […]

Crawl Board Games: South Florida’s Go-To for Game Night

Before there were video games, there were tabletop board games. Traditionally, board games held a special place in many American households, but the origin of tabletop games can be traced all the way back to Egypt over 5,500 years ago. Despite the rise of video games and cell phones, board games have remained extremely popular. […]

Police Seeking Driver of Hit and Run in Oakland Park

Just last week BSO reported that a 2 year old child had been the victim of a hit and run in Oakland Park. The incident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11. BSO Oakland Park deputies and Oakland Park Fire Rescue personnel responded to the scene of the incident at Northwest 43rd Street and […]

Oakland Park Real Estate Second Quarter Report 2022

The real estate market has been going up and up and up.  Just like the ascent portion of a rollercoaster ride it has been exciting for homeowners to see their home values go up, or sell quickly following a fierce bidding war between buyers that continually up the ante. As the real estate roller coaster […]

Child Victim of Hit and Run in Oakland Park

The BSO Public Information Office is working on a developing incident regarding a hit-and-run in Oakland Park.  At around 6:08 p.m., BSO dispatch received a call reporting a hit-and-run.  Deputies reported to the scene of the incident at the intersection of Northwest 43rd Street and Northwest Fifth Avenue in Oakland Park. When they arrived on […]

City Commission Approves Downtown Properties Sale And More

August 3rd Commission Meeting The City Commission meets to discuss City business on the first and third Wednesday each month generally. There are some exceptions during the year, so please refer to the City Calendar for upcoming meetings.  The City covers many different topics and items of City business during this public meeting. This summary […]

Be the First to Know!

Sign-up for text alerts and flash specials from LivingInOaklandPark.com !

Checking new text message on the smartphone