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Temple Beth Orr In Coral Springs: Come Together in Our House of Light

May 11, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Do you know where you want to go (post-pandemic) or what you want to do?

Our rabbi, Rabbi Laura Rappaport, asked us this thought-provoking question during Shabbat services during the recent Passover holiday when discussing the Exodus of the Jewish People from Egypt.  

Sometimes we know what we are leaving, but, do we know where we want to go?

Some of ...

Shirley Klein PA In Coral Springs: Don’t Sell On Your Own Just Because It’s A Sellers’ Market

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - In a sellers’ market, such as the Coral Springs market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For Sale By Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted real estate professional like myself.

When the inventory of homes for sale is as low as it is today, buyers are eager to snatch up ...

Broward Health Coral Springs Among Business Excellence Award Winners 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The City of Coral Springs is honoring businesses located within the municipal boundaries that represent a commitment to the financial vitality of the city by awarding them with the Business Excellence Awards 2021.

Winners were selected based on six categories: Company to Watch Award, Legacy Award, Small Company Award (Under 49 employees), Large Company Award ...

Pet Therapy Dogs Deliver Message To Broward Health Coral Springs Nurses In Honor Of National Nurses Week

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - In honor of National Nurses Week, pet therapy dogs Karma and Willow from the Humane Society walked the hospital floors at Broward Health Coral Springs with a trick up their sleeves – a “paw tap” that broadcasts a gratitude voice message to nurses. 

With much appreciation and a full heart, nurses embraced the visit with belly rubs and hugs enough to ...

The Bin Doctor In Coral Springs: Just Purchased New House? Give The Gift Of Germ Free Home

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - If you know someone who just bought a new house, give them the gift of a germ-free home.

The Bin Doctor is available to have their new home disinfected by the time they move in.

The disinfecting service includes:

- Disinfects all surfaces including curtains and rugs.  

- Neutralizes and eliminates foul odors.

- No fragrances, no wiping, no residue.

The ...

MakeATeeOnLine In Coral Springs: Company’s Fundraising Efforts Showcased By Major Brand Gildan Apparel

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last month, MakeATeeOnLine helped raise more than $1,400 in a fundraiser for the nonprofit Make Our Schools Safe.

Now those efforts were featured in an article on the website of the “Board of Decorators” of Gildan Apparel titled: “How ‘Make A Tee’ and ‘Make Our Schools Safe’ Use T-shirts to Create Positive ...

Elderly Exploitation, Reckless Driving, Carjacking, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, April 28 - May 4

May 9, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of April 28 - May 4:

Burglary to business

- April 28, Walgreens, 5480 N. University Drive, Estimated loss: $20

- April 29, North University Drive, Victim: man, 38, Estimated loss: $800

- April 29, West Sample Road, Victim: man, 65, Estimated loss: $400

- April 30, Coral ...

Kidnapping, Shooting, Counterfeiting, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, April 21-27

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of April 21-27:


Identity theft

- April 21, NW 40 Street

- April 21, Coral Lake Way, Victim: woman, 46

- April 22, La Placida Drive

- April 23, NW 114 Avenue

- April 23, SW First Court, Victim: man, 71

- April 23, West Sample Road, Victim: man, ...

Jason Perlow: Coral Springs Techie With Passion For Chronicling His Eating Experiences

May 14, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL -  For Coral Springs food writer Jason Perlow, his passion for eating well started while growing up in Queens, New York.

In his Jewish home, there were always big eating events on the holidays and during family gatherings.

But the meals didn’t come from bubbe’s old-world family recipes.

“We didn’t cook. We ordered in,” Perlow ...

Howard Melamed: Coral Springs Resident, Business Owner, and Internet Provocateur

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Most people wouldn’t want to be called a gadfly. Howard Melamed doesn’t mind it at all.

The longtime Coral Springs resident, business owner, one-time political candidate, and lately an internet provocateur delights in telling city leaders his views on how to run the city of more than 130,000 people.

Everything from traffic (“there’s too much ...

“You Have To Keep Pushing:” Coral Springs Resident On Lifelong Mission To Improve Environment

April 30, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When she was living in a small town in Connecticut in the 1970s, Stephanie Pearson had to bring trash from her home to the town’s dump -- which was literally a “pile of garbage,” she recalled.

The future Coral Springs resident, then a young woman interested in the working of government, was troubled by the sight.

So she delved into learning about ...

Coral Springs Teenager Organizes Beach Cleanups To Get Rid Of Plastic Garbage

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For Jorge Hernandez, the beaches of South Florida have always been a refuge from hectic daily life.

That was until the Coral Springs teenager realized the sand under his feet is full of toxins.

The pollutants: plastic.

So he and his family decided to do something about it.

They formed a nonprofit called The Trash Pirates with the goal of getting volunteers to ...

Opinion: Fat Boyz, Fountains, And Everyone Involved In Big Plans For Coral Springs

May 15, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Let’s not drop the urban design theme just yet. Last week, we discussed the possible coming of fountains coming to downtown Coral Springs. And whether doing urban redesign piecemeal was a good idea (it is not).  

Let’s take the fountains for a moment.

The fountains (a developer’s idea of building them at the four corners of Sample Road and ...

New Construction Projects Are Coming To Downtown Coral Springs. What Will Their Design Say About The City?

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - I was listening to a show on NPR the other day.

A professional architect was discussing her design to put back together her civil war-ravaged hometown, Homs in Syria. One could look at it two ways. One is that everything has been destroyed. The other is the long, impressive history of this once grand, middle-ages city and the effort to reconstruct it by weaving a tapestry ...

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch - Empty Suit

March 27, 2021

I see in my TapIntoCoralSprings.net feed that Representative Ted Deutch and sixty of his colleagues are making headlines for signing a letter to President Biden demanding a ban on the import of assault rifles and high capacity magazines. Excluding the letterhead, address, date and signatures this important letter is a paltry half page. If this is the collective effort of sixty people I would be ...

The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same

March 30, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Over the past two months, to our collective dismay and disappointment, there has been a revisiting of the topic of mass shootings. In dissimilar, highly unrelated circumstances, several mass shootings have been circulating through the news feed as of late.

Has anyone else begun to question “why?”

I know that my own reflection and understanding stems from ...