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

Sink It and The Will Come Sinking ships for divers has long brought money to the city of Pompano Beach. Creating the most accessible, warm-water, year-round  world-class scuba diving park with major underwater art installations . . .  could bring in much more.             “Sink it, and

Our Dreamer   Juliana Cortes is a dreamer in two senses of the word: She dreams of graduating from college and becoming a professional dancer; and she dreams of becoming a United States citizen. By Danielle Charbonneau Photo by Andrew Itkoff           Juliana is what is

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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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Dining Out

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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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Local Spotlight


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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