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Look, Hollywood Beach was already cool. Segways, the Broadwalk, bar after bar after bar. But now? There's a cement vessel named Usikusiku (Swahili for "twilight," of course) that's been sunk. It's a part of a number of artificial reefs that Broward has created over the past 20-plus years, and divers can check them out.
There's number of ship and boat wrecks offshore of Hollywood that span over a quarter mile, according to broward.org. But are they actually helping the environment? Back in 1972, 2 million tires were dumped near Osborne Reef as part of an artificial reef that would attract (hopefully) marine life.
It did not.More »