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New 36-Acre Park Plan Begins to Take Shape For Parkland

May 20, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland's plan for a new park is slowly but surely taking shape. The 36-acre park on property at the corner of Hillsboro and Nob Hill Road is expected to have a design chosen by late 2022, with construction likely starting in 2024.

The park was included in the City of Parkland's strategic planning session in April.

According to the City's strategic ...

Terramar Park To Get Upgraded Fields and Parking

PARKLAND, FL- Terramar Park is about to get a bit of a makeover. Terramar's soccer fields are currently not regulation size, so they don't get the usage they could get if they were indeed regulation size.

In the next couple of weeks, the City of Parkland will be expanding the fields to regulation size. Additionally, the parking lot at Terramar will be expanded to accommodate an already ...

Parkland's Bob Mayersohn Named President of Broward League of Cities

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland's own Bob Mayersohn has been named President of the Broward League of Cities for the upcoming year. Mayersohn, a City Commissioner for the City of Parkland, served as Vice President of the Broward League of Cities before being named President for the upcoming 2022-2023 year.

"I am honored to serve as President and excited to announce this year’s theme is ...

"Diverging Diamond" to Help Parkland Commuters Get Some Relief at Glades Road

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland commuters will be getting a break soon with traffic to the northeast. Drivers that need to make their way to the east side of Boca Raton or access I-95 to head north will be experiencing less gridlock at the Glades Road exit around I-95 in the coming months.

The Florida Department of Transportation will be soon completing Phase I of the new I-95 exit at Glades Road by ...

Book Fair on Saturday at the Parkland Library

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland Library will be hosting a Book Fair on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The event will feature steeply discounted prices on books for all ages. Hundreds of books will be available for purchase.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Parkland Library at 6620 North University Drive in Parkland.

 

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Open House For Holmberg Road Project on Thursday Evening

PARKLAND, FL- The upcoming Holmberg Road project will have an in-person open house tomorrow evening, hosted by the Florida Department of Transportation.

The $609,561 project, which is slated to begin on May 26, will include "widening the roadway at the entrance of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to accommodate a dedicated right-turn lane; milling and resurfacing along project limits; ...

Holmberg Road Project Around MSD to Begin in Late May; Meeting Next Week

PARKLAND, FL- A meeting about the upcoming Holmberg Road project between Pine Island and Heron Bay Blvd. is being held next Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Parkland Library at 6 p.m.

The project is aimed at improving traffic flow around Stoneman Douglas and between MSD and Westglades Middle School. The plan includes making the area more pedestrian-friendly and adding a turn lane to ...

Heron Bay Commercial Development Decision Pushed Back

PARKLAND, FL- The much-anticipated Heron Bay Development decision has been pushed back at least a month.

At an NSID Board Meeting that was initially intended to choose one of three development plan options, a decision was made today that more information needs to be gathered and evaluated before making a recommendation. The next meeting will be in about a month.

Around 100 people showed up ...

Broward County Mayor Michael Udine to Speak at Parkland Chamber Breakfast Tomorrow

PARKLAND, FL- Parkland resident and current Broward County Mayor Michael Udine will be speaking at a breakfast event on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, hosted by the Parkland Chamber of Commerce. 

Udine is the guest speaker at the Chamber's monthly breakfast at the Cypresshead Clubhouse.

Doors open at 8 a.m. and the event begins at 8:30 a.m. It is free for Chamber Trustee members, $15 for ...

Representative Christine Hunschofsky's May Message

PARKLAND, FL- In May we celebrate Mother’s Day and all the wonderful mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, and mother figures who have made a difference in our lives. They are the ones who we go to for support, help, advice, and consoling. Our world is a better place thanks to the love, care and support our mothers give. Unfortunately, Mother’s Day can also be a difficult day and a ...

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'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...