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She’s a quintessential Lighthouse Point girl –- born and raised in this small and tightly-knit community, participating in a plethora of community activities and organizations throughout her 24 years. “I consider myself a dancer,” she says. And her love of dance – and her dancing skills – have taken her …

The Rapa Nui Reef is now ruined. What went wrong and what’s next? By Michele Carassco Photos by Howie Grapek, gpo photography Like the pull of the sea to newly-hatched sea turtles, the spectators were drawn to Deerfield Beach to witness history. Residents and tourists, young and old, streamed from …

Four Pompano Beach High School Soccer players go behind the scenes at a Fort Lauderdale Strikers home game with the team’s new CEO Sean Guerin By sam rosser There is a new regime over at the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Sean Guerin is the new head-honcho at Lockhart Stadium. Three of …

  ON THE ROAD TO SHANGRI-LA MYSTICAL YUNNAN PROVINCE Article and photos by Pam Euston  Wherever you go, go with all your heart       Confucius Saturday, July 28 My husband Don and I departed for our trip to China’s most southwestern province, Yunnan. Flying on three airlines from Miami to Los …

THE MAJESTY OF YELLOWSTONE    IN THE WILD and WONDERFUL WEST                                                 Article by Joan McIver                                                                                                     Photography by Joan, Laurel and Barbara McIver High in the stormy western sky, jagged snow peaks etched a majestic vision on the distant horizon. The Teton Mountains …

Cindy Rohkamm – The Bird Lady Article by Jon Frangipane    Photos by Debra Todd Having met Lighthouse Point resident Cindy Rohkmann for the very first time a short time ago, I believe, and so do the many I’ve spoken to since, think we may very well be speaking about …

Our Mongolian Diary   Part One Safari in the Steppes: Footsteps of Genghis Khan It is not sufficient that I succeed – all others must fail.”  Genghis Khan On our most recent trip abroad to Mongolia, we travelled with Odyssey’s Unlimited, a company well known for adventurous destinations with small groups …

Local Teens Hit the Big Apple! When my 15 year-old daughter Nikki asked me, “What am I going to do for spring break?” I was speechless. As your children rapidly grow older, you stop planning trips to Disneyland, water parks and Chuck E. Cheese. Nikki had a few suggestions: California …

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 …