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Happy Friday! Halloween festivities are in full swing this weekend, starting with Wicked Manors Movies on the Drive tonight and the spookiest event of the year on Tuesday, Wicked Manors.

What will you be for Halloween this year?

-- Christiana Lilly, Editor


Wicked Manors to be a Horror’bly Good Time

By John Hayden

Photo by J.R. Davis.

It’s going to be a night of wicked fun as Wilton Drive becomes the Little Drive of Horrors. As the sun begins to set on Halloween, a scary good time emerges from the shadows and Wicked Manors gets underway. 

The party literally stops traffic along Wilton Drive on Halloween. The road will be closed from 20th Street (at the light with the DQ and Tropics) down towards LIT and Bona Italian. In between will be one frighteningly fun extravaganza. The main stage at Sixth Avenue will host the costume contests, performers, and DJs. 

When it comes to costumes, Wicked Manors fans of all ages are known to bring it and four costume contests will be held throughout the evening, with each getting progressively more adult. 

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Pride Hub Opens at The Pub

Sunday Funday on Wilton Drive took a giant leap forward with the long-anticipated opening of the new patio at Pub On the Drive. Pride Hub at The Pub was an immediate success, drawing diners and football fans on its opening weekend.

LETTER: A Glimpse into Wilton Manors' Financial Commitment

"I personally read every one of the nearly 400 pages in this year’s budget and identified a significant portion of the more than half a million dollars of expenses we deemed unnecessary and subsequently cut."


FLoatarama Doles Out Boatload of Cash

What started as a pandemic era way to celebrate Pride has turned into a philanthropic leader in the LGBTQ community. FLoatarama held its second annual check presentation and the money raised will have a real impact on local organizations.

Weekly Events

TODAY: Wicked Manors Movies on the Drive

Kick off the Halloween festivities at Hagen Park with a showing of "Little Shop of Horrors." Bring your chairs, blankets and snacks!

SAT: Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The premier boat show of the year is back with mega yachts, water sports, parties and more.

SUN: Dining With the Divas

RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Kahanna Montrese takes the stage on for a special filmed Halloween Scéance Drag Brunch.

MON: Spoke'tacular Halloween Costume Ride and Contest

Tarpon River Brewing's weekly bike ride has taken a spooky turn, with riders donning Halloween costumes that will later be judged in a contest at the brewery.

Job Opportunities

Alterations Specialist -- Wilton Manors

Barton and Miller is hiring an experienced alterations specialist who is efficient in altering dresses, pants, jackets, sports coats, gowns, skirts and blouses.

Certified Police Officer -- Wilton Manors

The Wilton Manors Police Department is hiring a certified police officer to perform general duty police work involving crime detection, prevention, and investigation.

Are you hiring? Send us your job listing with details to

Friday's Furry Friend

Two-year-old, 49-pound Tyra is such a fun dog. She loves to run and play fetch with a tennis ball, and she knows sit and appears to be potty-trained. If you’re ready to add a very friendly and playful girl to your family, then Tyra could be the perfect fit.

It's in the Stars

InTarotGate by Dooney

The Hermit represents the enlightenment you have obtained from looking back at the first three quarters of 2023, shedding light on a murky aspect of your life that seems almost suddenly clear–almost. As the tarot card for Virgo, The Hermit asks you to say farewell to Virgo perfectionism and to embrace the watery intuition of Scorpio season to let that “almost” naturally grow into certainty. In the meantime, under the light of tomorrow’s Full Moon, take a break and surrender to the dreamy veil of the upcoming Hallow’s Eve, when you can let the inner wolf come out and play alongside your more domesticated self. Suspend Judgment for now and avoid making that major life-changing decision until this hallowed time passes, for only then will you be able to harvest the fully-formed clarity that will allow you to choose correctly. 

TikTok: @inTarotGate

Bookings: InTarotGate.Company.Site


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