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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 ...

By Sarah Licht POMPANO BEACH EVENTS: On July 13 the Pompano Beach Cultural Center will unveil a new sculpture by internationally known Australian sculptors Gillie and Marc Schattner. The sculpture explores relationships and love through the artist's two signature characters -- Rabbitwoman and Dogman -- who tell the autobiographical tale ...
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 ...

AXE THROWING BAR OPENING SOON IN POMPANO BEACH THINGS TO DO IN POMPANO BEACH: The Axe Throwing Society — a 5,400-square-foot sports bar and axe-throwing facility at 1301 W. Copans Rd. in Pompano Beach — will begin its soft opening this Thursday from 4pm - 10pm. SEE BELOW FOR FULL ...
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.  ...

by Jeff Levine, Pompano Beach News Columnist ATLANTIC BLVD. BRIDGE HISTORY: As the city of Pompano Beach gets ready for the official unveiling of the redesigned Atlantic Blvd. Bridge, we thought it would be fun to take a look back.  We tracked down dozens of photos showing the Atlantic Blvd. ...
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 ...