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Pompano Beach Atlantic Blvd. Bridge Opening 6-26-19 Photo by Jeff Graves

ATLANTIC BLVD. BRIDGE OPENING: The redesigned Atlantic Blvd. Bridge in Pompano Beach was officially opened tonight (June 26, 2019). Mayor Rex Hardin and other city officials oversaw the grand opening and christening ceremony. The $5 Million construction and renovation project was funded by the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency (Pompano Beach ...

Pompano! Magazine takes a comprehensive look at the major Pompano Beach construction and redevelopment projects just completed, currently underway or soon to begin. (Part 2) by Jeff Levine, Pompano Beach News Columnist POMPANO BEACH CONSTRUCTION: Last week, we decided to take a look at the various Pompano Beach construction and ...
Commissioner Lamar Fisher of Pompano Beach-2-courtesy photo

by Marie Puleo, Pompano Beach News Reporter The Pompano Beach City Commission, at its meeting last night, voted unanimously to name the newly reconstructed Pompano Beach fishing pier “The Fisher Family Pier,” in honor of the contributions made by former Mayor Lamar Fisher, now a Broward County Commissioner, as well ...
9-11 Memorial

By Marie Puleo, Pompano Beach News Reporter POMPANO BEACH 9-11 MEMORIAL: A monument honoring the 343 first responders who died saving lives in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 was installed last week in Founders Park, in front of the Pompano Beach Historical Society building, located at 217 ...

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA BUGFEST: One of the area's most anticipated annual events --  Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Bugfest by the Sea -- kicks off lobster hunting mini season with multiple fun events. There are two Florida lobster hunting seasons when divers can legally catch lobster --  the two day mini season and the eight-month regular ...
Pompano Beach Restaurant Violations

POMPANO BEACH RESTAURANT VIOLATIONS:   As we report on a regular basis, the state continuously monitor food establishments throughout the state, including Pompano Beach restaurants, for cleanliness and other sanitary and health related issues.  It is rare that a restaurant get no violations.  Every so often,  restaurants get a temporary closure.  ...
POMPANO BEACH MCNAB HOUSE RELOCATION SITE: Aerial View/Courtesy hand-out photo.

by Marie Puleo, Pompano Beach Reporter POMPANO BEACH REDEVELOPMENT - Plans to move the historic McNab House from its current location at 1736 E. Atlantic Boulevard in Pompano Beach to McNab Park, just five blocks east, took another step forward at last Thursday night’s meeting of the Zoning Board of ...
Hand-Out photo of proposed Pompano Beach Art Lofts construction project

By Marie Puleo, Pompano Beach News Reporter POMPANO BEACH DEVELOPMENT: At its meeting last Tuesday, the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board decided unanimously not to accept an unsolicited proposal from a developer to build an 80-unit mixed-use housing development, called Boulevard Art Lofts, in the Northwest CRA district. ...
Koi Residences in Pompano Beach- courtesy photo

Pompano! Magazine takes a comprehensive look at the major Pompano Beach construction and redevelopment projects just completed, currently underway or soon to begin. (Part 1) by Jeff Levine, Pompano Beach News Columnist POMPANO BEACH CONSTRUCTION: After taking the slow path to redevelopment for many years (decades), the past ten years ...
Pompano Beach Tri-Rail Accident:Tri-Rail train hits truck in Pompano Beach - courtesy photo

POMPANO BEACH TRI-RAIL ACCIDENT:  In what seems to be coming an increasingly regular occurrence, there was another train vs. vehicle accident in Pompano Beach.  This time a Tri-Rail train (no, not a Brightline train) clipped the back-end of a pick-up truck that was within the train zone at the Copans ...