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By Dan Hobby   The Frontier Long after most of the nation was settled and years after the United States Census Bureau declared there was no longer a frontier in America, the southeastern area of Florida was, for all practical purposes, a wilderness.  Decades of warfare and lack of transportation …

It takes hours to roast a turkey. The average temperature in South Florida in late November is—well let’s just say, it’s usually still pretty hot. We all like to think that if we drink enough pumpkin spice lattes, autumn will magically appear in South Florida. Sorry, it just doesn’t work. …

Florida Highwaymen Exhibit Saturday,  March 19, 2016  10am-5pm Sample-McDougald House 450 NE 10 Street, Pompano Beach Admission is $5 per person Preview Night Friday, March 18, 2016 5:30pm-8:30pm Admission is $35 and includes food and beverages and entertainment To purchase tickets call 954 691-5686. floridahighwaymenpaintings.com/search For more information about the Florida Highwaymen art …

Brown Derby Ingredients 1.5 ounces bourbon 1 ounce  fresh grapefruit juice .5 ounce honey syrup (recipe below) Directions Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a cocktail glass or this drink looks good in an old fashioned champagne glass Garnish with a grapefruit …

Country singer/songwriter Jess Taylor seeks the big time. She may not sing about prison and whiskey, but make no mistake, Jess Taylor is an 18-year-old dynamo – bursting with energy, talent and ambition. She’s aiming for the stars, and hopes to be one as a country singer/songwriter. A lifelong Floridian …

Art Live Benefit for Broward Children's Center

Art Live 2015 Lighthouse Point Magazine and Greight Spaces are proud to present the upcoming colorful cocktail event and benefit “Art Live 2015” from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. The event will take place at the Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club, 2701 NE 42nd St., Lighthouse Point. …

They Rise Again Return of the Spec Homes Spec House—short for “speculation,” usually refers to houses built by developers, designers or contractors for the sole purpose of selling at completion of construction. These residences tend to be staged with appliances, furniture and occasionally dishes and towels but those finishes vary …

Dear Readers, After eleven and a half years at the helm of Lighthouse Point Magazine, I’ve decided to return to my life as musician and writer—and dabble a bit in other fields of interest. The decision was by no means easy for me because my job as editor has given …

Hey Kids, Look What Stella Did! When I received word from my friend Krista Martinelli that her 8 year-old daughter, Stella, had produced a four-minute music video on her Apple iPod Touch device, I was floored (See page 23). Stella had taken 501 photos of her American Doll in making …