Lulu Ramadan

Lulu Ramadan is a breaking news reporter for The Palm Beach Post covering crime and safety. She received a degree in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University, where she held the position of editor-in-chief at the college magazine, The University Press. 

Latest from Lulu Ramadan

Dems to canvas Delray Haitian neighborhoods in wake of Trump comments
 DELRAY BEACH — While many react with shock and outrage to reports that President Donald Trump lamented last week about “people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here,” Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard sees something positive — a drive toward civic action. Bernard will ...

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DELRAY BEACH — While many react with shock and outrage to reports that President Donald Trump lamented last week about “people from ‘shithole countries’ coming here,” Palm Beach County Commissioner Mack Bernard sees something positive — a drive toward civic action. Bernard will ...
Want to try plant-based foods? This free vegan festival in downtown Boca has them
 BOCA RATON — Satisfy a hankering for healthy, plant-based foods at a festival that celebrates a wholesome vegan diet.  Palm Beach VegFest, a free event centered on vegan foods and desserts and the local merchants who make them, will be held at Mizner Park Amphitheater in downtown Boca Raton on Saturday, Jan. 20....

Posted: 5 hours ago

BOCA RATON — Satisfy a hankering for healthy, plant-based foods at a festival that celebrates a wholesome vegan diet.  Palm Beach VegFest, a free event centered on vegan foods and desserts and the local merchants who make them, will be held at Mizner Park Amphitheater in downtown Boca Raton on Saturday, Jan. 20....
Delray commission to decide fate of twice-rejected historic district redevelopment
 DELRAY BEACH — A divisive development proposal that has pitted preservationists against developers, with residents in the cross hairs, will again go to the Delray Beach city commission for approval or denial. The city’s Historic Preservation Board rejected Midtown Delray Beach, a proposal to redevelop and build...

Posted: 7 hours ago

DELRAY BEACH — A divisive development proposal that has pitted preservationists against developers, with residents in the cross hairs, will again go to the Delray Beach city commission for approval or denial. The city’s Historic Preservation Board rejected Midtown Delray Beach, a proposal to redevelop and build...
Shooting competition to raise money for scholarship in name of slain Delray officer
 DELRAY BEACH — In a most fitting way to honor slain Delray Beach  officer Christine Braswell, several law enforcement agencies and local businesses will host a shooting competition to raise money for a scholarship in Braswell’s name. Braswell, 40, a SWAT member and training officer for the Delray Beach Police Department...

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DELRAY BEACH — In a most fitting way to honor slain Delray Beach officer Christine Braswell, several law enforcement agencies and local businesses will host a shooting competition to raise money for a scholarship in Braswell’s name. Braswell, 40, a SWAT member and training officer for the Delray Beach Police Department...
Historic Delray cottage near W. Atlantic Ave. opens as career center... will it signal changes?
 DELRAY BEACH — A career center opened in a tiny historic cottage in an underdeveloped part of downtown Delray Beach anticipating transformative changes in the near future. Through a partnership between the city and nonprofit CareerSource Palm Beach County, Delray Career Cottage, a nonprofit that offers job training, recruitment...

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DELRAY BEACH — A career center opened in a tiny historic cottage in an underdeveloped part of downtown Delray Beach anticipating transformative changes in the near future. Through a partnership between the city and nonprofit CareerSource Palm Beach County, Delray Career Cottage, a nonprofit that offers job training, recruitment...
Why was a low-flying plane and helicopter flying circles over Boca?
 BOCA RATON — A low-flying plane and helicopter circling Boca Raton late Monday and Tuesday caused a stir on social media, prompting city police to reassure concerned residents that it was just a Broward County Sheriff’s training exercise. Several residents turned to social media to report a small, but apparently noisy...

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BOCA RATON — A low-flying plane and helicopter circling Boca Raton late Monday and Tuesday caused a stir on social media, prompting city police to reassure concerned residents that it was just a Broward County Sheriff’s training exercise. Several residents turned to social media to report a small, but apparently noisy...
Delray spent $2.1 million after storm sewage chaos; more costs expected
 DELRAY BEACH — Delray Beach spent $2.1 million on generators after widespread power outages following Hurricane Irma  caused waste water to spill into some streets.  And the city will have to spend even more if it wants to avoid the sewage problems during future storms. For a week after Hurricane Irma in September, Delray...

Posted: 2 days ago

DELRAY BEACH — Delray Beach spent $2.1 million on generators after widespread power outages following Hurricane Irma caused waste water to spill into some streets.  And the city will have to spend even more if it wants to avoid the sewage problems during future storms. For a week after Hurricane Irma in September, Delray...
Public will get a voice in ideas for new Boca National Golf Club
 BOCA RATON — The community will have a chance to share thoughts and ideas for a public golf course, school and possible hotel planned in northeast Boca Raton. The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, a taxing body separate from the city, is in the midst of buying, renovating and re-opening Ocean Breeze Golf Club, a 200-acre...

Posted: 2 days ago

BOCA RATON — The community will have a chance to share thoughts and ideas for a public golf course, school and possible hotel planned in northeast Boca Raton. The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, a taxing body separate from the city, is in the midst of buying, renovating and re-opening Ocean Breeze Golf Club, a 200-acre...
Delray Beach struts: Fashion Week is back with these six events
 DELRAY BEACH — A fashion-forward week that highlights Delray Beach designers and merchants, and benefits local nonprofits, will return Jan. 24-28. Tickets are on sale for the 5th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week, a series of runway shows with local designs on display in downtown Delray Beach. Some of the events are free to...

Posted: 3 days ago

DELRAY BEACH — A fashion-forward week that highlights Delray Beach designers and merchants, and benefits local nonprofits, will return Jan. 24-28. Tickets are on sale for the 5th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week, a series of runway shows with local designs on display in downtown Delray Beach. Some of the events are free to...
Demolition begins to make way for Mizner 200, branded ‘The Monarch Boca Raton’
 BOCA RATON — Demolition began this week to make way for a luxury downtown condominium complex, formerly known as Mizner 200 but recently re-branded The Monarch Boca Raton. One of the largest developments in downtown Boca Raton, the nine-story mixed-use buildings will stretch across nine acres along Southeast Mizner Boulevard...

Posted: 4 days ago

BOCA RATON — Demolition began this week to make way for a luxury downtown condominium complex, formerly known as Mizner 200 but recently re-branded The Monarch Boca Raton. One of the largest developments in downtown Boca Raton, the nine-story mixed-use buildings will stretch across nine acres along Southeast Mizner Boulevard...
Boca Raton Regional Hospital has big plans for $35 million in donations
 BOCA RATON — Three donors gifted the Boca Raton Regional Hospital $35 million, which will help fund  a  seven-story patient tower and intensive care unit. Stanley and Marilyn Barry, Christine E. Lynn, and Richard and Barbara Schmidt donated the $35 million in what the hospital is calling “one of the most profound displays...

Posted: 6 days ago

BOCA RATON — Three donors gifted the Boca Raton Regional Hospital $35 million, which will help fund a seven-story patient tower and intensive care unit. Stanley and Marilyn Barry, Christine E. Lynn, and Richard and Barbara Schmidt donated the $35 million in what the hospital is calling “one of the most profound displays...