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POMPANO BEACH DIVING DEATH:  The diver whose body was found yesterday near Hillsboro Inlet has been identified.  The victim is Peter Mendez of Davie. Mendez was boating with three other friends on Wednesday morning when he fell overboard.  The foursome was out on the ocean in the Hillsboro Beach-Pompano Beach ...

By Sarah Licht At our office, we take lunch seriously. Second only to scouring our community for breaking news stories, determining where to go for lunch is probably our most essential question of the day. Through an abundance of exploration, we have discovered dozens of Pompano Beach restaurants, Deerfield Beach ...

DEERFIELD BEACH GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH IS A WINNER:  A soon to open Deerfield Beach Restaurant is listed among the "craziest" grilled cheese sandwiches in South Florida based on a review in the Sun-Sentinel. I Heart Mac and Cheese is a relatively new and rapidly growing restaurant chain with locations projected ...

Here's a crazy way to get free Chick-Fil-A in Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach. All you have to do is dress up like a cow. That's right, Tuesday July 9th is Chick-Fil-A's annual Cow Appreciation Day. Anyone who dresses up as a cow and walks into the Pompano Beach restaurant, ...

by Jeff Levine, Pompano Beach News Columnist IGUANAS: We've printed stories about new buildings going up, old ones coming down, accidents, death and many controversial topics.  But few stories have received the amount of feedback as the one we posted on Friday about the rapid increase in the Green Iguana ...

Readers in Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach Lighthouse Point and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea have been noticing the increasing presence of iguanas- pretty much everywhere you look.  It seems to be the talk of the towns lately. According to the FWC, you can go ahead and kill them if you would like: Green iguanas ...

Here’s our rundown of some of the best local gifts for your loved ones! Beacon Socks A little reminder of home right in your shoes. Available at the Pompano Beach Green market by Rose West Photograph or RoseWestPhoto on Etsy.com Picky Pets Since Spot is actually your best friend, you …

By Sally J. Ling The tired old 1951 caboose, with its worn red paint and rusted steel frame, sat on a portion of the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) tracks behind Deerfield Lumber at Hillsboro Boulevard and Dixie Highway for 15 years. But now, thanks to the efforts of Ed …

By Dan Hobby   The Frontier Long after most of the nation was settled and years after the United States Census Bureau declared there was no longer a frontier in America, the southeastern area of Florida was, for all practical purposes, a wilderness.  Decades of warfare and lack of transportation …

It takes hours to roast a turkey. The average temperature in South Florida in late November is—well let’s just say, it’s usually still pretty hot. We all like to think that if we drink enough pumpkin spice lattes, autumn will magically appear in South Florida. Sorry, it just doesn’t work. …