For months residents in a Fort Lauderdale community say they dealt with two major issues — a group of sex offenders and a group of homeless people living under bridges near their homes causing problems.
One million. That is how many free meals a Tampa cafe has provided to the homeless.
Arnold Abbott has been giving to the homeless of Fort Lauderdale for decades. Well on Christmas Eve the “chef” is being given a little present of his own.
A chef at the center of Broward’s homeless feeding feud was in court Wednesday for his arraignment. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited several times by Ft. Lauderdale police for feeding the homeless on the beach.
Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Dean Trantalis held a town hall meeting on Monday to give people a chance to speak out about their city’s controversial homeless feeding law.
Arriving like a rock star, Arnold Abbott was greeted with cheers and crowds of supporters on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho marked Homeless Awareness Day at an event organized by the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust.
Fort Lauderdale’s homeless people are struggling to find a meal. The city passed a new ordinance restricting public feeding in some public parks and areas.
The Salvation Army of Broward is in dire need of food supplies.
While many people are sitting by the beach or at a backyard barbecue for the Memorial Day weekend, others will be working to end homelessness.