Go-Go to the Record Store
We Got the Beats, 840 E Oakland Park Blvd., Suite #118, Oakland Park, 954.671.9482, wegotthebeatsrecordstore.com
No, this isn’t The Go-Go’s song, but we’re sure you can find their records at this new store in Oakland Park. They’ve been in business since 1999 but just relocated their first store to Oakland Park. Owner Tony took what he learned from traveling around the country stopping at various music stores, then threw in a little “funk and glam.” They carry vinyl and CDs of all genres of music. However, they offer a particularly impressive selection of hard rock/heavy metal, modern rock and punk.
Virtual First Mate
Wheelhaus, 800.264.1404, stayinyourwheelhaus.com
Small businesses, meet your new member of staff. This Fort Lauderdale-based company helps businesses by providing a virtual assistant who will help with anything you need, just like an in-office assistant does. They can also connect you with other resources such as copywriting and editing, graphic design, accounting and bookkeeping, and branding and marketing.
Inchoate Art Gallery, 321 NE 44th St., Oakland Park, facebook.com/inchoateartgallery
It’s a gallery showcasing a diverse selection of local artists. But it’s also a bar and event space where something different is happening most nights. There’s live music on the weekends, while other regular events include Wednesday-night craft-making and a Thursday open mic night as well as board game nights and karaoke. Art ranges from darkly abstract to pop culture-inspired fun to some of the coolest skateboard decks you’ve seen.