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#Foodie flashback! Happenings Groups founder and local host Rick Tobin sat with Aruba Beach Cafe's Chef Chris Nealon for a YUMMY meal of their Florida seafood soup, mussels in a white sauce, and a sesame-crusted salmon.

Every meal at Aruba comes with a spectacular beachfront view & a casual beach vibe! While the video is from a few months ago, the food was so good, Rick wanted to revisit it!


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Satisfy your hunger pangs with a delicious to-go or sit-down meal at one of our local dining spots.

NY Deli

A family-owned deli ready to serve a taste of New York in South Florida. Want a taste of New York? Well you've come to the right place right here in sunny south Florida. Try some of our newest menu items with a Florida fair.

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TacoCraft - LBTS

TACOCRAFT is a Semi-Authentic Boutique Taqueria & Tequila Bar located in the heart of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Serving Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour and Saturday and Sunday Brunch from 11 till 3.

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Top 5 Things To Do At Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Ft. Lauderdale

If you're in the Ft. Lauderdale area and are looking for an urban oasis, head over to Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.

The park is small but it offers an array of outdoor activities from canoeing and hiking to biking and rollerblading surrounded by lush tropical vegetation while being steps from the beach.

Grab your bathing suit and hiking shoes because here are my top three things you must do at Hugh Taylor Birch State Park to get your real Florida outdoor fix. Continue Reading...

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JETSKI Tours Pompano Beach

Looking for something to do this weekend. Get out on the water for a thrilling experience on some of the latest waverunners!

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Snorkel & Seabob Underwater Reef Tour Fort Lauderdale

A combination of Jet Skiing, snorkeling, and scuba diving, the SEABOB is a truly remarkable experience .

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Area Events

Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

Guests will sip, sample, and enjoy dishes from SoFla's finest restaurants and international wineries, spirits, & breweries.

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Tortuga Music Festival

Tortuga Music Festival is a 3-day, multi-stage music festival featuring some of the biggest names in country, rock and roots music.

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