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The 2016 Bridge the Meal Gap study calculates that 15.5 percent of the Broward County population is food insecure. Some Broward County organizations are exploring urban farming as one weapon in the fight against food insecurity. Pompano Beach’s own Fruitful Fields—a non-profit, urban farm—offers a glimpse into one organization’s grassroots

Twenty years ago, when my husband Richard and I started looking for a home, Lighthouse Point seemed like a good bet. It was smack in the middle of our two jobs, on the east side of town, picturesque and family-friendly. As we searched for a house, I remember several realtors

BY MARIE PULEO • PHOTOS BY JEFF GRAVES Tonia Ryan A bit of show-biz glamour is coming to Pompano Beach with this month’s grand opening of Inance women’s clothing boutique. Teresa Giudice, star of the reality TV series “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” will be making a special appearance

The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Fine Food & Wine Festival Where: Sheraton Suites Fort Lauderdale at Cypress Creek • 555 NW 62 Street, Fort Lauderdale When: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Main Event 6:30-9:00 VIP 5:30-6:30 VIP tickets $85 each, or four for $300 Tickets $60 each, or four

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