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By Danielle Charbonneau The 2016 Pompano Fine Food & Wine Festival will benefit both the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce and Woodhouse, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to helping adults with severe forms of Cerebral Palsy. The history of Woodhouse, Inc. is that of a dedicated, loving mother, desperate to help

By Jim Mathie PHOTOS COURTESY OF DIXIE DIVERS After a devastating mistake sent Deerfield Beach’s first underwater art exhibit and artificial reef tumbling upside down and crashing onto the sea floor, Rapa Nui organizers mourned. Now, the “Mojectic Moai” may make a comeback. Project benefactor Margaret Blume and Rapa Nui artist

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

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

A tale of two bins Fred Schorr wrote a simple sentence:  “. . . and we’re making money from our recycled trash.” The city and many families are doing much more to recycle than in years past but those two words “making money” started a new conversation. The City of

GRIDIRON GRILL-OFF FOOD, WINE & TAILGATE FESTIVAL The Gridiron Grill-Off Food, Wine & Tailgate festival teamed up with celebrity chefs and celebrity athletes for a great afternoon of great food and fun! Miami Dolphin legends, together with South Florida’s finest chefs, signed autographs and mixed with the big crowd that attended

17th Annual Dunn’s Run Photos by Debra Todd Big crowds attended the 17th Annual Dunn’s Run held in Deerfield Beach on Sunday, October 6th. The 5-mile run began on a picture-perfect day with participants ranging in age from 9 to 75 years old and older! We apologize that at press