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31 Mar, 2017, 14:30 ET City of Wilton Manors Launches Free Wilton Drive Shuttle Pilot Program

Getting around to your favorite restaurants, bars and shops in the Island City is about to get easier! From Thursday, March 30 to Friday, June 30,...


17 Feb, 2017, 10:30 ET Smithsonian Exhibit "The Way We Worked" and "Wilton Manors Works" Event Arriving at Art Gallery 21 March 2017

Art Gallery 21, in partnership with the City of Wilton Manors, the Central Area Neighborhood Association of Wilton Manors, The Pride Center at...


16 Feb, 2017, 16:10 ET Sponsor, Volunteer or Join in the Parade for the 18th Annual Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival: Greater Fort Lauderdale's Largest LGBT Event

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, more than 30,000 locals and tourists, of all ages, will attend the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival:...


15 Feb, 2017, 16:00 ET City of Wilton Manors Announces New Creative and Dance Class Offerings

The City of Wilton Manors' Leisure Services Department has expanded its class offerings even further! Four new classes have been added to the...


15 Dec, 2016, 09:20 ET Live Music Returns to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors

Live music will once again return to Mickel Park in Wilton Manors. Featuring various artists and bands, across several different musical genres,...


16 Nov, 2016, 15:45 ET Wilton Manors Receives a Perfect Score from the Human Rights Campaign

For the third consecutive year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has awarded Wilton Manors with a perfect score of 100 in the HRC's Municipal...


16 Nov, 2016, 15:30 ET Celebrate the Holidays in the Island City

'Tis the season for holiday events and the City of Wilton Manors is ready to celebrate in full force. Residents, visitors and the business...


11 Oct, 2016, 15:30 ET New Household Hazardous Waste Collection Service Begins in Wilton Manors

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the City of Wilton Manors implemented a new program called, "Waste Management's At Your Door Special Collection."...


28 Jul, 2016, 11:45 ET Wilton Manors Crime Rate Decreases and City Commissioners Urge for Gun Control

In comparison to 2014, the City of Wilton Manors' overall crime rate dropped 14.7 percent in 2015, according to the 2015 annual report released by...


13 Jun, 2016, 15:05 ET City of Wilton Manors Mourns Over the Orlando Massacre and Evaluates Upcoming Stonewall Festival

 In the wake of the Orlando massacre, hearts were heavy yesterday in the City of Wilton Manors. The City's pride flag, which was permanently...


05 May, 2016, 14:15 ET The City of Wilton Manors to Permanently Raise Pride Flag in City Park

The City of Wilton Manors will permanently raise the pride flag at Jaycee Park, located across from City Hall at the corner of Wilton Drive and NE...


02 Feb, 2016, 20:28 ET Wilton Manors Mayor Gary Resnick Signs Letters to Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Jeb Bush to Acknowledge the Reality and Urgency of Climate Change

Wilton Manors Mayor Gary Resnick has joined 13 other mayors, from Southeast Florida, in signing letters to both Senator Marco Rubio and Governor...


04 Jan, 2016, 16:00 ET City of Wilton Manors Hosts Free Concerts at Hagen and Mickel Park Beginning This Month!

 Music will come to the City's parks this year when the City of Wilton Manors launches Live Music at Mickel, a monthly, live-music concert...


17 Dec, 2015, 23:00 ET Wilton Manors Receives A Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index for the Second Year in a Row

 According to the Human Rights Campaign 2015 Municipal Equality Index, for the second year in a row, the City of Wilton Manors is perfect. The...


07 Oct, 2015, 22:00 ET Wilton Manors Mayor Gary Resnick Testifies at Senate Committee hearing entitled, "Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband"

 Today at 10 a.m., the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a full committee hearing entitled, "Removing Barriers to...


08 Sep, 2015, 19:15 ET The City of Wilton Manors Combines Fitness with Fun with New Coed Adult Kickball League at Mickel Park

 Kickball gives adults a great way to meet new people, have fun and get physically fit all at the same time. This fall, the City of Wilton...


04 Feb, 2015, 20:15 ET Wilton Manors' Public Library Now Offers Access to More Than 100 Digital Magazine Collections Online

 Patrons of the Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors will now be able to access the world's largest newsstand from the Library's...


22 Jan, 2015, 20:00 ET The City of Wilton Manors Helps Residents Keep Their Resolutions with New Fitness Boot Camps at Hagen Park

 Beginning in February, the City of Wilton Manors will offer a new Fitness Boot Camp program at Hagen Park (2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors)....


08 Jan, 2015, 16:15 ET The City of Wilton Manors to Hold FREE Marriage Ceremonies for 50 Same-Sex Couples on Valentine's Day

 On Saturday, February 14, Valentine's Day, the City of Wilton Manors and Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community, in honor of the...


04 Dec, 2014, 20:15 ET The City of Wilton Manors Celebrates in Wake of Court Ruling Not to Extend Stay and To Allow Legal Same Sex Marriages in Florida

 Today, the City of Wilton Manors and all those in favor of marriage equality in Florida are celebrating in the wake of yesterday's ruling by a...


17 Nov, 2014, 16:45 ET Wilton Manors Receives A Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign 2014 Municipal Equality Index

When it comes to crafting city laws and policies that treat gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals the same as their heterosexual...


17 Sep, 2014, 20:15 ET Wilton Manors' New Israeli Dance Class Offers Exercise, Music, Dance and Choreographed Fun

 Wilton Manors' new Beginner Israeli Dance Class combines dance, exercise, music and choreography for a truly unique experience. "Jack goes...


29 Aug, 2014, 20:30 ET Wilton Manors Applauds Rulings against Same Sex Marriage Ban in Florida

 With a large portion of its population unable to enjoy the legal rights and privileges that millions of married Floridians take for granted,...


16 Jul, 2014, 19:41 ET The City of Wilton Manors Expands Island City Park Preserve

Thanks to Community Development Block Grants and the Broward County Tree Trust Fund, the Island City Park Preserve in Wilton Manors has been...


22 May, 2014, 09:00 ET Wilton Manors Forms Focus Group to Help Decide How to Use New Properties Next to Hagen Park and Formulate Master Plan

 The City of Wilton Manors purchased two residential properties next to Hagen Park in September of last year. Now, officials are asking...