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By Danielle Charbonneau The 25th annual Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach began Feb. 11, and continues March 4 – 26, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to sunset. The seven-weekend event celebrates the rich European era of the 14th to 17th centuries. In the northwest corner of Quiet Waters …

By Miss-Adventure Whenever my mom visits Florida, she gets all decked out in her spandex shorts, hot-pink fanny pack and visored helmet, rents a beach cruiser and gets out to ride in the Gold Coast sunshine. Last March, she told me about this amazing ride she took along A1A to …

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Urban Adventures sets out to Homestead, Fla., to visit one of South Florida’s most renowned monuments to love, the Coral Castle. The castle was inspired by unrequited love, was the inspiration behind Billy Idol’s song and music video “Sweet Sixteen,” and has been a topic …

By Samantha Speedy Lighthouse Point’s Samantha Speedy set out on a global adventure, which expanded her perspective and brought unexpected joy. I arrived in Europe with an American flag literally plastered on my back, in the form of a patch on an old denim jacket. As I waited for my …

By Jim Mathie PHOTOS COURTESY OF DIXIE DIVERS After a devastating mistake sent Deerfield Beach’s first underwater art exhibit and artificial reef tumbling upside down and crashing onto the sea floor, Rapa Nui organizers mourned. Now, the “Mojectic Moai” may make a comeback. Project benefactor Margaret Blume and Rapa Nui artist …

NEPAL AND THE MYSTICAL HIMALAYAS “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” Sir Edmund Hillary                                  All photos by Pam Euston. My husband, Don, and I love to travel and in …

  OUR VISIT TO CUBA! – December 2012                    By Earl Maucker When you think of Cuba, many images come immediately to mind; Cigars, fine rum, the constant beat of Latin music and vintage American cars motoring down the streets of Havana.  For the more cynical among us, the vision may …

Postcards from the Volga Boatmen By Judy and Bill Sullivan “The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only a page” St. Augustine For those of us of “a certain age” who went to school in the mid- fifties, there are memories of the drills: crouching under …

LHP DIVERS EXPLORE PHILIPPINE WATERS Article by Eunice E. Hamblen    Photography by Nils Jacobson, Patrice Marker and Eunice E. Hamblen Editor’s note: An adventure-seeking group of divers from Lighthouse Point, including some from all over the world, set out on a journey to experience the waters of the Philippines. …

Exchange Club Membership Drive A meeting of the Exchange Club that was supposed to take place on the beautiful grounds of the Sample McDougald House on Saturday, August 25th was suddenly changed because of threatening weather. But it was a rather pleasant change having the event at the beautiful home …