shop kind of place for cigar aficionados at 2325 S. Federal Highway, in Fort Lauderdale. Call 800-655-3385 or 305-670-0633 or go to NeptuneCigar.com. There’s also Stix Cigar Lounge at 4 S. Federal Highway, in Dania Beach. Call 954-925-0149.
Holocaust Documentation and Education Center
In addition to exhibits, such as “Operation Finale – The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann” which runs Sept. 6 through March
31, the center brings in speakers for special events and lectures. Exhibit hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. General admission costs
$10, while student admission costs $5. The museum also has tours available by The Bark Park inside Snyder Park is just north of the runways of Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport.
appointment only. The Holocaust Documentation and Education Center is located at 303 N. Federal Highway, in Dania Beach. To book a tour or for more information, call 954-929-5690 or go to HDEC.org.
Ice cream and shaved ice
Here in the subtropics, keeping cool is a hot issue. A sweet way to do that is by visiting Jaxson’s Ice Cream
Parlor and Restaurant (a South Florida institution that opened in 1956) and nearby Key West Shaved Ice and Dairy Belle. There’s a good chance you’ll find a line at all three places, which are across the street from one another in Dania Beach, but it’s worth it. Jaxson’s, which broke segregation rules when it opened by serving and hiring black people, has an extensive menu of savory and sweet treats. Key West Shaved Ice’s shaved ice bowls are a chilly delight, Slot machines blanket the main gaming floor of the Casino at Dania Beach.
but also check out the adult slushy drinks made with wine. In addition to the usual ice cream concoctions and burger, hot dog and sandwich offerings, Dairy Belle Ice Cream is famous for its poutine, that French-Canadian pub dish that makes a glutinous mix of french fries, cheese curds and gravy. Dairy Belle is located at 118 N. Federal Highway. Call
954-920-3330 or go to DairyBelleIceCream.com. Key West Shaved Ice is located at 64 S. Federal Highway. Call
954-278-2678 or go to Facebook.com/KeyWest ShavedIce. Jaxson’s is located at 128 S. Federal Highway. Call
954-923-4445 or go to JaxsonsIceCream.com.