oakland park http://wlrn.org en Welcome Oakland Park's Culinary-Arts District http://wlrn.org/post/welcome-oakland-parks-culinary-arts-district <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When you think "culinary district," does Oakland Park come to mind? Do you think about Oakland Park at all? Maybe you should, as the community seems to be on its way to developing a downtown area based on food culture.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 01:39:42 +0000 Trina Sargalski 24865 at http://wlrn.org Welcome Oakland Park's Culinary-Arts District Drinks For All, And For More Hours, In Oakland Park http://wlrn.org/post/drinks-all-and-more-hours-oakland-park <p></p><p>Yesterday was a big day for bars and restaurants in Oakland Park. After a unanimous commission vote last week, the city lifted its law prohibiting the sale of alcohol between 7 a.m. and noon on Sunday mornings.</p><p>Oakland Park is the latest in a string of cities (including Fort Lauderdale, Margate and Deerfield&nbsp;Beach) to repeal their so called "blue laws.”</p><p><strong>Hooligans Rule!</strong></p><p>You can make an argument that Oakland Park’s blue law repeal started with a group of English hooligans who wanted to watch their European soccer matches.</p> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Kenny Malone 8057 at http://wlrn.org Drinks For All, And For More Hours, In Oakland Park