The GRAND RE-OPENING of Pompano’s East Village and Beach Front on April 5th was a very important day for area residents. It hadn’t rained for weeks, but on this particular Friday it poured all day long. Certainly this would cancel this long awaited event. At 5pm the rain showed no signs of stopping as the vendors an artists set up their tents with grim expectations.

Magically and as if on que at around 5:30pm, it stopped raining and the skies quickly began to brighten. Then the clouds gave way to the warm sunshine. The sunshine gave way to many smiles and sighs of relief. The Celebration had been blessed and the community showed up in droves for the much anticipated event. It was a beautiful night for a celebration and the fireworks were absolutely awesome!

Years in the making, the revitalization of Pompano Beach will have a significant and positive impact on our lifestyle and our property values.

If you have not yet been to the renovated beach you owe it to yourself to take an hour and stroll up and down the beach front. Start at Atlantic Boulevard walk north to the end of the park. Stop for a while to watch the people or enjoy the kids playing in the new interactive water fountain/play area for children (and adults). Other great additions include new picnic tables, showers, cabanas, snack shops, outdoor exercise equipment, on site parking, new lighting and landscaping the list goes on and on. Plus, now available, ocean going wheelchairs for those who have mobility problems. Contact the Ocean Rescue for more info.

This celebration is just the first phase of the rejuvenation of the beach area. Future plans include shops and restaurants at the pier and lots more.

For the full scoop go to:
http://www.pompanobeachcra.com/?q=cra-pompano/current-projects

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