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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

In honor of the 34th annual St. Coleman Italian Festival, Lighthouse Point magazine gets to know Dr. Richard Porraro, the founder of the festival and organizer for over three decades. Mark your calendar now for one of Florida’s most beloved, delicious, and fun-filled festivals— the St. Coleman Italian Festival. Enjoy

PIONEER DAYS 2017 WHEN: Friday, Feb. 17–Sunday, Feb. 19 WHERE: Main Beach Parking Lot, 149 S.E. 21 Ave. Hours: Friday, Feb. 17, 6-10pm Saturday, Feb. 18, 10am–10pm Parade – 10am Grand Fireworks Display – 9:05pm Sunday, February 19th from 10am-5pm Cost: Free Shuttle buses will run from The Cove parking

Lighthouse Point is proud to be a small, close-knit, family-oriented community. Every year since 2000, the city has honored its “Keepers” — the men and women who help hold the community together. This year, the Keeper Day honorees are The Kniskern Family of KMC Marine, The Ganter Family of Seafood

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

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

DINNER UNDER THE STARS By Mayor Fred Schorr Photos by Debra Todd The excitement grew as 5:00 pm rolled around on Saturday, April 6th. Seven tables were being set, some wilder creations than others. But you could tell it was going to be a wild and colorful evening! Sylvia Knight’s

FAMILIES BECOMING STRANGERS I am a people watcher. Especially when I’m alone, and especially when eating at a restaurant. Recently, I had a quick bite at the California Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale. You see, it must be a quick bite because the music background is an incredible, mindless cacophony —

46th Annual Change of the Watch By Tari McCabe           Photos by Fader Reichard Sunday, November 4th, marked a beautiful event at the Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club—the 46th Annual Change of Watch ceremony of the LPYC Corinthians. Cannons fired and bugles played as outgoing Commodore John Hallbauer turned the

HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL & HORSE SHOW By Kathleen Pegues                    Photos by Peter Caspari On Saturday October 20th approximately 2,000 people attended the annualBit-By-Bit Therapeutic Riding Center’s Halloween Festival and Horse Show at Sand & Spurs Equestrian Park in Pompano Beach. Bit-By-Bit raised 80% of their