FTL Collective is a Fort Lauderdale blog that has dedicated itself to covering the small business, arts, food, and music scene since 2010.

Strikers In The Playoffs! Edmonton To Suffer

Times are tough in the universe of South Florida sports: the Dolphins arecurrently in last place, the Marlins just finished their season in last place, the Panthers are in the midst of the longest streak of not making the playoffs in NHL history (10 years, but we are...

Riverside Market Sorting It Out

Stopped into the Riverside Market (that wonderful gem of a spot just southwest of downtown) for a sandwich and stopped short upon seeing this sign on the entrance: No drinking beer or wine on the premises? Preposterous! That is the best place to drink beer and wine....

PARK(ing) Day Fort Lauderdale

by K47 Friday September 16th is PARK(ing) Day:  an annual, world-wide event to promote creativity and design in an urban setting. Metered parking spots across the globe will be transformed into temporary mini parks and other types of enjoyable outdoor spaces. The...

Tasty Tease: BBQ

Regular Pork Spare Rib Meal (Ribs & 2 Sides not pictured) $9.99 Rating: 5/5 Tom Jenkins’ BBQ 1236 S Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316...

FTLC Takes On The O-B

Like most, we’ve been excitedly waiting for O-B House to open.  Though the prices on their all-breakfast menu seem a little high, we were eager to see if their mouth-watering descriptions could make it worth it. Read on for the FTLC breakdown of Saturday brunch...

Dania Takes One More Step Into Uncertainty

In May, we posted about the sale of Dania Jai Alai, said to be finalized in September.  With the pending sale, the fate of the game is unknown, though it can’t be a good sign the venue has recently stopped jai alai altogether (and their dollar beer Wednesdays)...