USA Today: Hollywood Broadwalk is Florida’s Best Beach Boardwalk

The Hollywood Beach Broadwalk is again”NUMBER ONE” according to USA Today. The HBCA would like to thank all of those that took the time to vote in this USA Today contest. This is the second important award given to the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. The first was in October when The American Planning Association (APA) recognized it as one of the Top 10 Public Spaces in America for 2013. See press release below for details.

Frank De Risi, VP HBCA

USA Today: Hollywood Broadwalk is Florida’s best beach boardwalk
Hollywood, FL – The Hollywood Beach Broadwalk is Florida’s best seaside boardwalk, according to USA Today.
The nationally distributed daily released the results today of a Thanksgiving week poll asking readers to choose between the east coast’s Hollywood Beach Broadwalk and the west coast’s Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach as the seaside promenade that best captures the quintessential Florida beach experience. Check out the USA Today feature at: https://www.usatoday.com/travel.

“Dr. Beach,” a.k.a. Stephen Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University, Miami, assisted USA Today’s editors in selecting the contenders. The rest was up to the voters.

“Hollywood Beach’s joggers, strollers and bicyclists can take a victory lap today,” said Jorge Camejo, Executive Director of the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency. “This validates what the locals already know – Hollywood’s Broadwalk offers the best beach experience in the Sunshine State and is a unique American treasure whose renown is steadily growing around the world.”

Read full story here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/dispatches/2013/11/21/florida-best-boardwalk-hollywood-beach-broadwalk-pier-60-clearwater/3660013/

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