THE BEAUTY OF BOGOTA

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6728″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau & Richard Rosser Only a three and a half hour plane ride […]

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Pompano Beach Rescue Ride-a-Long

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6665″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau It’s 1:53am when the alarm bell sounds. I listen carefully to its pitch […]

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Q & A With Author Chris Clews

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau Deerfield Beach based author Chris Clews is an 80’s pop-culture enthusiast with over 20 years of […]

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New Oceanside Event Venue

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6764″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo Pompano Pier Associates is in the process of negotiating with Apogee Events, a […]

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2018 Holiday Events Guide

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] There’s lots of holiday fun to be had this December in Pompano Beach, Lighthouse Point and Deerfield Beach, including […]

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Pompano Election Wrap-Up

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Jeff Levine FLORIDA. NEVER A DULL MOMENT. ANOTHER CLOSE AND MESSY ELECTION HAS PUT THE NATION’S SPOTLIGHT ON […]

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Offshore Drilling Still Possibility

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] By Dennica Worrell At a City Commission meeting on July 24 the City of Pompano Beach unanimously passed […]

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Library’s Book Sale Nets Over $4,000

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo   The Lighthouse Point Library’s semi-annual book sale that took place last month brought in $4,522.50. […]

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Federal Highway Bike Lane Project

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo The City’s concerns over a proposed bike lane project along Federal Highway, from Sample Road to […]

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Lighthouse Point Yacht Club Update

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo   Redevelopment plans for the Lighthouse Point Yacht Club continue to make their way through what […]

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$16.5 Million in Bond Projects Approved

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo   A majority of Lighthouse Point voters approved a $16.5 million bond that was on the […]

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Local Non-Profits Receive Grants

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau Pompano Beach based nonprofit The Fruitful Field and former Pompano Beach based nonprofit Taylor’s Closet are […]

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Pompano Beach’s New Sister City

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau On Nov. 2 Pompano Beach officially became a sister city with Termoli, Italy. Termoli’s Mayor Angelo […]

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Sands Harbor Hotel sold for $20.8 Million

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau On Oct. 12, the New York-based hospitality company Impulsive Group purchased the Sands Harbor Resort and […]

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Sneak Peek at Oceanic Restaurant

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][metaslider id=”6587″][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]  By Danielle Charbonneau Construction on Oceanic — Pompano Beach’s newest beachfront restaurant — is well underway. Renderings of […]

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Upgrades to Public Safety Radios

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puelo The City Commission adopted an ordinance at its Sept. 25 meeting authorizing an expenditure of approximately […]

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Park Ranger Authority Program

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6580″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo The City recently expanded its park ranger program by hiring five new full-time park […]

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Q & A With Founders of Dollar Rub Club

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Among the dozens of delicious food tents at Pompano Beach’s Old Town Untapped celebration on first Fridays, you will […]

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Kester Park Gets Improvements

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo Kester Park is set to undergo major upgrades starting this month, including renovation of the existing […]

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Boca’s Newest Craft Brewery Rocks

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][metaslider id=”6548″][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] By Baris von Coburg With Crazy Uncle Mike’s, Boca Raton has gained a new and exciting evening destination […]

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Pompano Beach Innovation District

Pompano Beach Hires In-House CRA

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo After a seven-month long hiring process, the new in-house team created by the City to run […]

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DINING REVIEW: Casareccio

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][metaslider id=”6455″][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] By Danielle Charbonneau The outside facade of Casareccio is deeply misleading — the Italian restaurant is tucked snugly […]

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Project History! Deerfield’s Railway

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6450″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] By Sally J. Ling While Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railroad serviced the eastern portion […]

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New Intracoastal Drive Gets Signs

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6447″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”6446″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo The streets along the Intracoastal Waterway that the City […]

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Pompano Beach Sells G.O. Bonds

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach sold $105.5 million of General Obligation Bonds (G.O. Bonds) in September at an interest […]

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Colored School Historic Marker Unveiling

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6442″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo On Sept. 6, city officials and members of the community gathered at […]

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NOVEMBER 2018 EVENTS GUIDE!

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6440″ img_size=”FULL” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]There’s a lot of fun to be had in November — from the Thanksgiving Basket Brigade, to […]

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Junior Lifeguards Win Nine National Titles

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6435″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo The 2018 National Team of the Pompano Beach Junior Lifeguard Program (Team […]

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Fly Fishing in the Bolivian Amazon

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6425″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] BY DEREK ULBRICH Your native guides, using their wooden push poles, steady the dug-out canoe […]

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Civic Center Gets Lobby Makeover

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo The lobby of the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center is set to undergo renovations that will […]

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Survey Reveals Concerns of NW Pompano

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo In March of this year, the City hired consultant Dr. Wilhelmena Mack to carry out a […]

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Pompano Promotes Solar Energy

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach has made a commitment to become more solar friendly and has been accepted to […]

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LHP Fire Code Official Retires

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”6417″ img_size=”full” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text] BY MARIE PULEO Steve Bilka, who was the city’s Fire Code Official and plan reviewer for […]

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Trees Threatened by Bike Path

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] BY MARIE PULEO City officials have been working to stave off the possible negative impacts of a bike lane […]

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Pompano Considers Naming Rights