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By Marie Puleo | Photos by Jeff Graves Sullivan Park, the three-acre parcel of land that lies along the Intracoastal Waterway, just northwest of the Hillsboro Boulevard bridge, has emerged from its nearly $4 million year-long makeover as one of Deerfield Beach’s brightest treasures. The newly expanded and redeveloped park

After the significant reshaping of South Florida’s congressional districts, the November 2016 elections ushered in a new House Representative for part of Broward County. U.S. Rep Ted Deutch represents the 22nd district, which includes the cities of Lighthouse Point, Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach. Point! Publishing met Congressman Deutch for breakfast at the Nauti Dawg in

THE 2017 LIGHTHOUSE POINT MAYORAL CAMPAIGN RAISED A NUMBER OF SUBSTANTIVE CONCERNS THAT SPARKED DISCUSSION INCLUDING SOBER HOMES, GAS BUNKERING, THE USE OF PUBLIC PARK SPACE, THE CITY BUDGET AND CAMPAIGN POLICIES. IN A FACT-FINDING EFFORT TO EXAMINE THESE ISSUES IN DEPTH, LIGHTHOUSE POINT MAGAZINE SPOKE WITH SEVERAL PAST AND PRESENT CITY COMMISSIONERS,

By Danielle Charbonneau When I was a kid, my father (a passionate music lover with a vinyl collection that would make 60s and 70s aficionados drool) made me sit down to watch the director’s cut of the documentary Woodstock. My dad had been a manager of a shoe store in

By Danielle Charbonneau The 25th annual Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach began Feb. 11, and continues March 4 – 26, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to sunset. The seven-weekend event celebrates the rich European era of the 14th to 17th centuries. In the northwest corner of Quiet Waters

by Maria Trajano “I am blessed. I am empowered. I am strong.” These are the words I first see when I walk into Karnna Fashion Lab, a modern and stylish fashion consulting firm in Pompano Beach. A bold, polished woman comes out to greet me, and I am immediately struck

By Danielle Charbonneau The Hillsboro Lighthouse will celebrate its 110th anniversary this March. In honor of the lighthouse, Art Makenian, the lighthouse keeper for almost two decades and the former President of the preservation society, shares his passion for the nation’s brightest lighthouse and Broward County’s oldest functional structure. As

By Danielle Charbonneau In Honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month Last month, Lighthouse Point magazine ran a feature on Sharon Stephenson, the owner and entrepreneur behind Blooming Bean, a newly opened coffee shop on the first floor of the Bailey Contemporary Arts center. During our interview, we quickly discovered Stephenson’s

By Samantha Speedy Lighthouse Point’s Samantha Speedy set out on a global adventure, which expanded her perspective and brought unexpected joy. I arrived in Europe with an American flag literally plastered on my back, in the form of a patch on an old denim jacket. As I waited for my

By Marie Puleo Some people know their passion from a very young age, while others discover it along life’s path. Public artist Cecilia Lueza is most definitely of the first variety. Her passion for art has been the burning light guiding her life since she was a child growing up