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Happy Halloween!

Wicked Manors will be taking over The Drive this evening for one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. It's also the first week of the month, meaning that Pride Skate Night is back at Xtreme Action Park (plus tons of other things to do around town).
- Christiana Lilly, Editor


Hunters and Alibi Host Huge Halloween Parties Tonight

By John Hayden

Wicked Manors’ Little Drive of Horrors will stretch from the DQ down to the Manor Complex and Five Points. But the spookiest parts will be in the middle of the party at Alibi Plaza.

This is the 10th iteration of Wicked Manors, and the ninth time Hunters Nightclub has been a presenting sponsor. They do more than just write a (very generous) check. Their party spills out into the street… or at least the parking lot!

Hunters will have their massive LED board and a big stage in their part of the parking lot. Will Calder, long one of South Florida’s leading DJs, will be spinning. He’ll be joined by six gogo dancers and headliner Tameko Star of Livin’ Joy, whose hits include Don’t Stop Movin, Dreamer, and Something Beautiful.

The inside club will be open, but they’ll have six bartenders manning the 45 feet of bar space outside as well.

For Hunters, it’s more than a big night. They see it as a duty to the community.

“We are here only because of our community,” Hunters Bruce Howe said. “Our role, as long as our community will let us, is for us to be there for them.”

Across the way at Georgie’s Alibi Monkey Bar, they’ll be celebrating on their new patio and more.

They’re holding their annual Halloween Under the Stars Party in the parking lot and all their outdoor spaces. Outside will have a dance floor with a DJ spinning hot music, as well as drag performances and their costume contest.

Read more at OutSFL. Photo by J.R. Davis.


Fire Shuts Down Bus Stop

The bus stop in front of Club Xtra and the patio area was engulfed in flames Video on social media shows it raging out of control. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue was called, and they were able to put out the flames. No one was hurt.

Local Trans Activist Takes On New Role

One of South Florida’s leading trans activists, Tatiana Williams has a new role in Washington. She’s been named to the Human Rights Campaign’s Board of Directors.


Wicked Manors to be a Horror’bly Good Time

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.

Weekly Events

TODAY: Wicked Manors

Our favorite Halloween street festival is back as Wilton Drive transforms into this year's theme, "Little Drive of Horrors."

WED: Flamingo Flea Sip and Shop 

The Flamingo Flea is taking over Funky Buddha's tap room for a sip and shop market with local vendors, artists and creators. 

THURS: Pride Skate Night

Lace up your skates for this monthly Pride Skate Night at Xtreme Action Park, with $5 from every ticket sold going to the creators of the Stonewall Parade & Festival.

FRI: "Cloudburst"

The Lesbian Thespians perform this play at ArtServe of two women who take on a "Thelma & Louise"-style trip across the U.S. to make their love legal.

SAT: Island City Yard Sale

Find new treasures or clean out your garage at this community yard sale, featuring everything from furniture and antiques to plants, home decor and collectibles. 

SUN: Camelot Days Medieval Festival

Travel back in time to Camelot (aka TY Park in Hollywood) for jousting, sword fighting, music, dancing, artisans, games, food, magic and more.

Job Opportunities

Sous chef/line cook -- Wilton Manors

Sardi is hiring a sous chef/line cook to prepare and cook menu items in accordance with established recipes, follow proper food handling and sanitation procedures, keep prep station clean and stock, and collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure smooth operations.

Facilities Supervisor -- Fort Lauderdale

The City of Fort Lauderdale is seeking a facilities supervisor to direct the maintenance, modification, and repair of one or more municipal facilities. The supervisor assigns and supervises the work of crews engaged in activities such as maintenance, repair and renovation of city buildings.

Meet Your Neighbor

As the resident manager of luxury apartment community, Metropolitan, Glenda Dominguez spends a lot of her time at her home away from home -- Wilton Manors. She has become an integral part of Metropolitan since joining in 2016, advocating for the company's belief that "love is love" by spearheading activities and initiatives that support LGBTQ efforts and foster an inclusive and welcoming environment. This includes participating in important community events like Stonewall Pride.

“We try to do at least one big event every three months, something like paella night, something for Halloween, a big event for Thanksgiving," Dominguez said. "We do believe that our residents are like our family, because we spend more time [here at work] than in our home."


When she’s not at Metropolitan, she enjoys spending time with her teenage son, dancing, and going to the beach. She was born and raised in Havana, Cuba and moved with her family to Houston, Texas when she was 11. They lived in Houston for one year before moving to South Florida 

“In the beginning it was shocking, because it's a new culture, it's a new everything,” Dominguez said about moving to the U.S. “I was a child, so I was happy where I was. It was rough but then I got used to it. And then you get used to a new life, new friends, new country.” -- Mary Rasura

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Mike's Deal

Get more bang for your buck the next time you eat out at Red Lobster!

With The Ultimate Bundle, for just an extra $5 you can enjoy your choice of a side salad or chowder as well as a Pepsi brand drink.

This is on top of the restaurant's Endless Shrimp special, where you can mix and match three shrimp dishes -- and keep asking for more until you're stuffed.

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