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By Danielle Charbonneau & Richard Rosser Only a three and a half hour plane ride from Fort Lauderdale exists a bustling urban metropolis at the base of a picturesque green mountain. At over 8,000 feet in elevation, Bogotá sits high. Its historic urban center feels European — small alleys, Spanish colonial ...

By Danielle Charbonneau It’s 1:53am when the alarm bell sounds. I listen carefully to its pitch and pattern — there’s different tones to denote if the call has come in for the fire engine, the rescue engine or both. This time the three-tone pitch signals for rescue, which is my ...

Dennica Worrell is an environmental reporter for Pompano! Magazine. Contact her at dennicapearl@gmail.com. By Dennica Worrell At a City Commission meeting on July 24 the City of Pompano Beach unanimously passed a resolution expressing opposition to offshore oil and gas drilling and seismic airgun blasting on Florida’s Atlantic coast. In ...

Lighthouse Point Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com BY MARIE PULEO City officials have been working to stave off the possible negative impacts of a bike lane project that is being proposed along Federal Highway from Sample Road to the Palm Beach County line. ...

BY DEREK ULBRICH Your native guides, using their wooden push poles, steady the dug-out canoe next to the stream’s bank. You jump out onto a long, moss-covered boulder, fly rod in hand, and scramble upstream. Your guide is ahead of you, elevated on another mossy rock. He is squatting, with ...

By Danielle Charbonneau The Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Pompano Beach Fine Food & Wine Celebration will gather some of the city’s finest culinary institutions, craft brewers and wine distributors for one night dedicated to pleasing the palate. This year the celebration will also feature a Champagne fountain, live ...

By Danielle Charbonneau The day I visited CEO Marilynn Wick at Costume World’s newly expanded warehouse in Pompano Beach, she had received a message from three-time Tony award winning actress Glenn Close who was desperate to find the dress she wore in the 1980 Broadway production of “Barnum.” Close collects ...

By Danielle Charbonneau The number of Americans ages 65 and older is set to explode from more than 46 million to over 98 million by 2060. Nearly 20 million Americans will be over the age of 85. Florida has the highest concentration of older residents in the U.S.; Adults over the ...

By Danielle Charbonneau On Aug. 16, the Deerfield Beach City Commission approved a new contract with Waste Management, which will restart the city’s recycling program on Sept 3. The new contract still includes a fee of $96 per ton, but according to Rebecca Medina-Stewart, the City’s Director of Public Affairs ...

By Marie Puleo As Pompano’s beachside redevelopment continues to unfold – with the opening of the Beach House restaurant, the development of the Pompano Beach Fishing Village, the reconstruction of the pier, and numerous luxury high-rises either under construction or in the pipeline – the city is also striving to ...