Art LIVE! by Danielle Charbonneau   The artists featured in Art Live! 2016 event are some of the most unique and intriguing creators in South Florida. There’s João Paulo Gonçalves, an artist who uses blocks of wood to paint with shadows and light; Shane Mesmer, a street chalk artist who

By Daniel Myer Half a century ago, Chuck McLaughlin started Marine Corps basic training. Eight months later, in April of 1967, North Vietnamese artillery fire bombarded Chuck in some of the most intense fighting of the Vietnam War. Unlike most of his comrades, Chuck volunteered to be there. Now as 

The House Papa Built Through determination, skill and a dream, Hugh “Papa Hughie” Ganter succeeded in running what has become a landmark restaurant in Lighthouse Point – Papa Hughie’s Seafood World. The next generation has followed suit with the opening by his son of Papa’s Raw Bar. With anniversaries on the

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She’s a quintessential Lighthouse Point girl –- born and raised in this small and tightly-knit community, participating in a plethora of community activities and organizations throughout her 24 years. “I consider myself a dancer,” she says. And her love of dance – and her dancing skills – have taken her
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Modern Japanese • Thai 2515 E. Atlantic Blvd., 954-943-7390 We watched this new inconspicuous Japanese/Thai restaurant come together over the last year. Located on Atlantic Boulevard, East of U.S. 1 across from Big Daddy’s, we were unexpectedly surprised with what we found. Yakuza is an authentic experience. Once inside, you
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They Rise Again return of the spec homes Spec House—short for “speculation,” usually refers to houses built by developers, designers or contractors for the sole purpose of selling at completion of construction. These residences tend to be staged with appliances, furniture and occasionally dishes and towels but those finishes vary greatly. South Florida has a long
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