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Le Val de Loire is a quaint, unassuming French restaurant and creperie at the Cove Shopping Center in Deerfield Beach. Reminiscent of the casual brasseries in France where the dishes taste as fresh and familiar as home cooked meals, Le Val de Loire’s clients are sure to call the chef

On July 9, Florida Humane Society’s celebrated its first anniver- sary. The event was a huge success with over $8,000 dollars being raised and many area residents and business leaders touring the beautiful new facility for the first time. Demonstrations were performed by bomb sniffing and search and rescue K-9

The theme for the 2011 Lighthouse Point Library Camp, sponsored by Balkan & Patterson, LLP, was Fun & Fitness. Mornings were spent learning about health and nutrition with assistance of teachers from Mad Science. Jill Black, a certified physical education instructor, arrived in the early afternoon each day to lead

SOL CHILDREN THEATRE Acting, Dancing and Singing Their Hearts Out! Interview by Marla Schwartz Photos by Debra Todd Children’s theater has come a long way, since originating in the ecclesiastical schools of Western Europe in the 13th century. A prime example of such an enterprise is The Sol Children Theatre

Ken Burns, unquestionably, rates in the top echelon of modern documentary filmmakers. He is best known for his PBS specials on the U.S. Civil War, baseball and jazz. His 1990 miniseries for public television, The Civil War, was a pop culture sensation in America when it aired in 1990. In

How could they possibly outdo the marvelous Taste of Lighthouse Point held last year at the Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club? Well, folks, on January 28th that’s just what the LHP Chamber of Commerce did with the leadership of President Lucille Pignataro, Past President Michele Greene, Lou and Patty

Bunnies were hoppin’ — dogs were barkin’ — cats were meowin’ — what else could you ask for on a bright Saturday afternoon in South Florida? The Citi Center in Pompano Beach held their annual Pet Expo with quite a number of animal rescue organizations taking part. Little did I

Sage, the charming French restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, embodies the “perfect package” of a restaurant for its excellent food, good value and attentive service. Unlike many highbrow French restaurants, where you leave hungry after an expensive meal, Sage serves delicious French comfort food with generous portions at reasonable prices. Chef