REZONING APPLICATION FOR TWIN TOWERS PROJECT APPROVED: The Pompano Beach City Commission has approved a developer’s request to rezone land located at 1508 N. Ocean Blvd. in order to build a 205-foot-high “twin towers” project, which many residents in the surrounding neighborhood strongly oppose. Protests against the project were held earlier this week. SEE WHAT THIS MASSIVE PROJECT MIGHT LOOK LIKE HERE.

NEW POMPANO BEACH DEVELOPMENT MAY ADD 282 RESIDENTIAL UNITS TO OLD TOWN: A development application for Old Town Square, a residential and commercial development project planned in Pompano Beach’s Old Town District, was approved by the CRA Board. SEE PICTURES OF HOW THIS MAJOR PROJECT WILL TRANSFORM OLD TOWN.

DATES UPDATE ON POMPANO BEACH FISHING VILLAGE: The beachside development project known as the Pompano Beach Fishing Village continues to make progress, and the City Commission, at its meeting on July 23, gave its preliminary approval for an amended development timeline. Included in the timeline are a beachside events venue, BurgerFi, Alvin’s Island, Cannoli Kitchen, Lucky Fish Bar & Grill and the Hilton Hotel. FIND OUT THE NEW PROJECTED COMPLETION DATES HERE.

SCUBA DIVER IN FATAL ACCIDENT IDENTIFIED: The scuba diver whose body was found near Hillsboro Inlet has been identified. A second diver in an unrelated accident was severely injured. Both accidents occurred during lobster mini season. FIND OUT DETAILS HERE.

OUT TO LUNCH: RESTAURANTS TO TRY FOR LUNCH: This is part three in an ongoing series of articles featuring restaurants you should try for lunch. Get ideas to remedy your growling stomach HERE.

DEERFIELD BEACH RESTAURANT’S GRILLED CHEESE AMONG “CRAZIEST” IN SOUTH FLORIDA: A I Heart Mac and Cheese restaurant will be opening a location in Deerfield Beach in September. The restaurant has been noted as having one of the craziest grilled cheeses around.  FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN FIND IT HERE.

HARBORSIDE AT HIDDEN HARBOUR: Get an update on a new development project called Harborside At Hidden Harbour, adjacent to Aquamarina Hidden Harbour. The developer recently presented plans to the City’s Development Review Committee. SEE WHAT IT COULD LOOK LIKE HERE.

LIVE! RESORTS POMPANO: Get an update on Live! Resorts Pompano, a massive entertainment, retail, hotel and residential project planned for the current Isle Casino site. READ MORE HERE.

NEW BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: A new AeroJuice has opened in Pompano Beach. Find out where HERE.

This story was prepared by our Pompano Beach/Deerfield Beach news desk with additional information from various public sources and other websites.

For more Pompano Beach news and things to do in Pompano Beach read Pompano! magazine and search our website. 

For more Deerfield Beach news and events information you can go to our website and read our publication, Deerfield Beach Magazine.

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