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By Danielle Charbonneau The outside facade of Casareccio is deeply misleading — the Italian restaurant is tucked snugly in between a Chilean-American sub shop, a neon-sign psychic and a Polish Deli in a congested little, dime-store strip mall off Federal Blvd. and SE 14th St. Take one step inside, however, ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach sold $105.5 million of General Obligation Bonds (G.O. Bonds) in September at an interest rate of 3.7 percent, compared to the 4.6 percent rate the City had estimated, which means an estimated ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo On Sept. 6, city officials and members of the community gathered at Coleman Park for the unveiling of a historic marker that memorializes the Pompano Colored School, which once stood at 718 NW Sixth ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The 2018 National Team of the Pompano Beach Junior Lifeguard Program (Team Pompano) was recognized by Mayor Lamar Fisher at the Sept. 11 City Commission meeting for obtaining nine national titles and numerous runner-up ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo The lobby of the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center is set to undergo renovations that will include a new reception desk, new lobby furniture, new flooring and acoustic tiling, new signage, an updated fire ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo In March of this year, the City hired consultant Dr. Wilhelmena Mack to carry out a survey in District 4 to find out from members of the northwest community what they feel are the ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo Pompano Beach has made a commitment to become more solar friendly and has been accepted to participate in SolSmart, a U.S. Dept of Energy-funded recognition program for communities that have taken steps to make ...

Pompano! Magazine's City Beat Reporter Marie Puleo. She can be emailed at puleo.marie@gmail.com By Marie Puleo In an effort to generate non-property tax revenues to help fund its operations and programs, the City is considering selling naming rights and corporate sponsorships for a number of its assets. In September, the ...

Pompano! Magazine's Editor at Large and columnist, Jeff Levine. He can be contacted at jeff@pointpubs.com By Jeff Levine We're heading into the home stretch for what may be the most consequential election in Pompano Beach in at least a decade. Early voting will begin on Oct. 22. (see info on ...

With Pompano Beach Mayor Lamar Fisher opting to run for Broward County Commission, this November, residents will be choosing a new mayor for the first time in over a decade. The important election will determine where Pompano goes from here, and the campaign has been intense and controversial. There are ...