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If you’re looking to explore new neighborhoods, check out some of these popular art walks in Broward County. The walks are free, parking is often at no cost and you can enjoy a fun-filled evening viewing art, exploring new places and often, listen to music as you stroll. Sailboat Bend Harvest ArtFest Celebrate both the harvest season and local artists with this quaint neighborhood’s fall art festival. The festival will feature more than 20 artists, open studio spaces, a farmers market, live music, pop-up merchants, a pumpkin patch, a costume contest and food trucks. The festival will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at 1310 SW Second Ct. www.sailboatbendartfestival.com. FATVillage ARTWALK Held the last Saturday of every month, FATVillage Arts District hosts an ARTWALK featuring art exhibits and live performances. A cross between visual and performing arts, the monthly event features...

Construction dust is everywhere in Flagler Village, a rapidly growing neighborhood and future downtown transportation hub that is attracting millennials, developers and avante-garde entrepreneurs. The village north of Broward Boulevard wants to be more than a bedroom community for the expanding downtown workforce next door. It's striving to include an eclectic mix of artist work spaces, shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. "Flagler Village should be that fun, hip, energized, live-work-play area in Fort Lauderdale," said David Cardaci, who owns a Mexican restaurant in a converted auto-body shop, and a funky bar that serves drinks from an airstream RV. The 250-acre village, which extends from the Florida East Coast Rail Road tracks to Federal Highway south of Sunrise Boulevard, is already home to a pair of art districts that have taken root in decades-old warehouses that are newly emblazoned with vibrant graffiti...

Brewer Corey Artanis laughed when customers told him the shiny brewing tanks above the dining room at the Brass Tap Fort Lauderdale look fake. They're decorative, right? "I was like, 'Uh, no. The brewing tanks are here because we make craft beer onsite,' " says Artanis, who quickly realized his nearly year-old Flagler Village Brewery had a branding problem. The problem, Artanis says, was visibility. Not enough diners expected an in-house brewery hiding on the second floor of the Brass Tap, a brewpub franchise with 30 locations. So Artanis and Brass Tap owner Mathiew Baum hatched a summer face-lift for the brewery, adding to the 50-seat taproom black lounge chairs, flat-screen TVs and a beer mural, a whimsical Fort Lauderdale vision filled with hop plants, water towers and foamy brewing tanks as tall as skyscrapers. Nine months after Artanis tapped the brewery's first...

Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine wrapped up a day of Florida campaigning Tuesday with two pieces of political business in Fort Lauderdale: raising campaign cash and reaching out to black voters. It is important for Hillary Clinton to win the presidency, Kaine said, suggesting Republican Donald Trump isn't fit for the office. "She's a tested leader. In a challenging time we've got to have a tested leader. There's no reason to roll the dice and try something nutty," he said during a stop at Betty's Restaurant & Barbecue on Sistrunk Boulevard, the main street of the historically black northwest section of Fort Lauderdale. Florida is a critical state in the presidential election and Tuesday was Kaine's second visit to the state since Clinton announced July 22 he'd be her running mate. "I think you can see to the Clinton team...