Alyssa Morlacci

Alyssa Morlacci is a lifestyle writer and editor who has been covering South Florida for national and regional publications, including Travel + Leisure, Insider, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, and the Sun Sentinel, for nearly a decade. 

9 Women-Run Businesses in Greater Fort Lauderdale

All March long, we’re celebrating the Greater Fort Lauderdale business women who are a staple of our community. This Women's History Month, we want to celebrate the local women who are making history every day. A cornerstone of our community, the following female-owned-and-operated businesses…

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Top Things to do in Greater Fort Lauderdale This February

If you’ve been cooped up all winter just trying to escape the cold, warm weather awaits you in sunny South Florida — as do a plethora of outdoor festivals and exciting events. Whether you prefer to dress in medieval attire, rainbow colors, or sports jerseys, everyone under the sun will find the fun…

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16 Black-Owned Restaurants in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Greater Fort Lauderdale has a diverse community and an abundant food scene with flavorful dishes to delight everyone under the sun. During your next visit to our coastal paradise, do your taste buds a favor and support one of these local, black-owned restaurants that are serving up everything from…

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Romantic Date Ideas: 7 Tours in Greater Fort Lauderdale

Flowers and chocolates don’t last forever, but the memories you make with your special someone sure do. If you like long walks on the beach, you’ll love flying in a helicopter above the ocean, floating in a gondola down the New River, or indulging in diverse dishes from a few staple restaurants…

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What's New & Noteworthy In Dania Beach

Sandwiched between downtown Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, Dania Beach has long been a destination for dropping a line off of Dania Beach Fishing Pier or following a nature trail to an unspoiled beach at Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park. The coastal city has even attracted corporate…

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How to Celebrate Fall in Greater Fort Lauderdale

While the rest of the country prepares for earlier sunsets and sweater weather, here in Greater Fort Lauderdale, the change of the season only means three things: boats, beers, and boos! Trade autumn leaves for an ocean breeze, and fall in love with Greater Fort Lauderdale this October when you…

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