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By Marie Puleo Since 2010, the City of Pompano Beach and its Community Redevelopment Agency have been working to revitalize the beachfront that stretches from Atlantic Boulevard to just north of the Pompano Pier, an area which, over the years, had become blighted and derelict. The goal was to create ...

By Danielle Charbonneau Wearing rectangular black-rimmed glasses and a yellow button-up shirt under a khaki blazer on the first episode of CBS’s 35th season of “Survivor” Dr. Michael Zahalsky — or “Dr. Mike” as he goes by on the show — came off as the ultimate nerd. He stands stoically ...

By Danielle Charbonneau The instructor helps Danielle's boyfriend Baris strap on his flyboard in the aquamarine waters of Aruba. By Danielle Charbonneau   One of my favorite holiday traditions as an adolescent was watching “Jingle All the Way” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold plays a determined dad on a mission to buy ...

BY DANIEL MYERS “Calm is a superpower,” Tygielski told me during our interview at the Nauti Dawg Marina Cafe. A twenty-year veteran in the business world, Tygielski rose the corporate ranks to eventually become President of Kent Security, a Miami based company. At the height of this success, she left ...

Staggering predictions from the Broward County Medical examiner and an epidemiologist at NOVA Southeastern University have revealed that Broward County is likely to see over 1,000 fatal drug overdoses by the end of the year, almost doubling 2016’s total of 582 and quadrupling those in 2015. Beyond fatal overdoses, the ...

By Danielle Charbonneau For the first time in history, surfing will be a part of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. After several failed attempts to make surfing an Olympic sport, the International Surfing Association (ISA) succeeded. On August 3, 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed surfing will be ...

By Marie Puleo Some people know their passion from a very young age, while others discover it along life’s path. Public artist Cecilia Lueza is most definitely of the first variety. Her passion for art has been the burning light guiding her life since she was a child growing up …

The 2016 Bridge the Meal Gap study calculates that 15.5 percent of the Broward County population is food insecure. Some Broward County organizations are exploring urban farming as one weapon in the fight against food insecurity. Pompano Beach’s own Fruitful Fields—a non-profit, urban farm—offers a glimpse into one organization’s grassroots …

Twenty years ago, when my husband Richard and I started looking for a home, Lighthouse Point seemed like a good bet. It was smack in the middle of our two jobs, on the east side of town, picturesque and family-friendly. As we searched for a house, I remember several realtors …

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 …