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. 

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Boca Raton country music concert to benefit Parkland shooting survivors
 BOCA RATON — A night of country music, food trucks and mechanical bull rides in Boca Raton will benefit the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland. A concert, dubbed “#MSDCountryStrong,” is planned at Florida Atlantic University’s Barry Kaye Auditorium on Friday, Sept...

Posted: 3 days ago

BOCA RATON — A night of country music, food trucks and mechanical bull rides in Boca Raton will benefit the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland. A concert, dubbed “#MSDCountryStrong,” is planned at Florida Atlantic University’s Barry Kaye Auditorium on Friday, Sept...
Food Network chef Jet Tila to host cooking demo in Boca Raton
 BOCA RATON — From the kitchens of Food Network’s most popular shows to a retirement community in Boca Raton, celebrity chef Jet Tila is making his way south for a charity cooking demonstration. Tila — who has appeared on reality shows “Cutthroat Kitchen,” “Chopped” and...

Posted: 3 days ago

BOCA RATON — From the kitchens of Food Network’s most popular shows to a retirement community in Boca Raton, celebrity chef Jet Tila is making his way south for a charity cooking demonstration. Tila — who has appeared on reality shows “Cutthroat Kitchen,” “Chopped” and...
Delray’s new $320,000 Atlantic Dunes Pavilion opens after 2016 fire destroyed it
 DELRAY BEACH — Years after a beloved oceanfront pavilion, the site of weddings and birthdays, burned to the ground, its nearly identical replacement is open. The wooden pavilion with a rain-free cover at Atlantic Dunes Park, along Ocean Boulevard just north of Linton Boulevard, opened Tuesday, after three months of construction...

Posted: 4 days ago

DELRAY BEACH — Years after a beloved oceanfront pavilion, the site of weddings and birthdays, burned to the ground, its nearly identical replacement is open. The wooden pavilion with a rain-free cover at Atlantic Dunes Park, along Ocean Boulevard just north of Linton Boulevard, opened Tuesday, after three months of construction...
Delray throat cancer, 9/11 survivor to perform concert in Boca on Saturday
 There was a time when Cecilia St. King wasn’t sure if she’d belt out a ballad again. Singing was how St. King coped with tragedy, including the events of Sept. 11, 2001 — she was blocks from the World Trade Centers when they’d collapsed in a terrorist attack. Six months later, she was diagnosed with throat cancer...

Posted: 5 days ago

There was a time when Cecilia St. King wasn’t sure if she’d belt out a ballad again. Singing was how St. King coped with tragedy, including the events of Sept. 11, 2001 — she was blocks from the World Trade Centers when they’d collapsed in a terrorist attack. Six months later, she was diagnosed with throat cancer...
Time’s up: Developer suing city for $137 million over Boca Midtown plan
 Developer Crocker Partners gave Boca Raton five months to resolve a development dispute or face a $137 million lawsuit. The deadline lapsed, and the Boca Raton-based development group is coming after the city. Crocker Partners, which built the Mizner Park shopping center, will file the $137 million lawsuit in the next month, said Angelo Bianco...

Posted: 5 days ago

Developer Crocker Partners gave Boca Raton five months to resolve a development dispute or face a $137 million lawsuit. The deadline lapsed, and the Boca Raton-based development group is coming after the city. Crocker Partners, which built the Mizner Park shopping center, will file the $137 million lawsuit in the next month, said Angelo Bianco...
NEW: One critical, one in stable condition after shooting Sunday near Palm Beach Gardens
 Monday 2 p.m. update: One person remained hospitalized Monday in critical condition and a second was in stable condition after both were shot Sunday in a neighborhood near Palm Beach Gardens.  The sheriff’s did not identify either shooting victim. Investigators were still searching Monday for a suspect.  No motive has...

Posted: 7 days ago

Monday 2 p.m. update: One person remained hospitalized Monday in critical condition and a second was in stable condition after both were shot Sunday in a neighborhood near Palm Beach Gardens.  The sheriff’s did not identify either shooting victim. Investigators were still searching Monday for a suspect.  No motive has...
NEW: Woman injured in domestic violence shooting, West Palm police say
 A woman was shot and injured during a domestic violence dispute early Sunday, West Palm Beach Police say. The department is still investigating the shooting, which happened around 9:32 a.m. along Belvedere Road near Australian Avenue, near a plaza with an IHOP restaurant and Quality Inn. The woman, who police did not identify, was...

Posted: 7 days ago

A woman was shot and injured during a domestic violence dispute early Sunday, West Palm Beach Police say. The department is still investigating the shooting, which happened around 9:32 a.m. along Belvedere Road near Australian Avenue, near a plaza with an IHOP restaurant and Quality Inn. The woman, who police did not identify, was...
To settle suit, Delray OKs 4-story buildings on Atlantic Avenue
 A couple buildings along Atlantic Avenue may get taller. With the threat of a $6.9 million lawsuit looming, Delray Beach leaders this week moved to settle with a landowner who wants to build a four-story structure along the commercial thoroughfare, despite restrictions in place to keep the area quaint. The narrow decision — a 3-2 vote...

Posted: 16 days ago

A couple buildings along Atlantic Avenue may get taller. With the threat of a $6.9 million lawsuit looming, Delray Beach leaders this week moved to settle with a landowner who wants to build a four-story structure along the commercial thoroughfare, despite restrictions in place to keep the area quaint. The narrow decision — a 3-2 vote...
DeSantis says Gillum comment ‘anti-Israel.’ Will it sway Jewish voters?
 Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum this summer rebuked President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in an interview — a comment his opponent is singling out in an effort to sway Jewish voters, a key demographic in a competitive midterm election. The sharp criticism was...

Posted: 17 days ago

Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum this summer rebuked President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in an interview — a comment his opponent is singling out in an effort to sway Jewish voters, a key demographic in a competitive midterm election. The sharp criticism was...
Rejected $75 million Boca senior living developer: City discriminated against elderly
 BOCA RATON — The developer behind a rebuffed $75 million resort-style senior living facility in downtown Boca Raton is battling the city in court for approval to build. Group P6, the developer behind The Concierge senior living facility, claims in a petition to Palm Beach County Circuit Court that Boca Raton officials rejected...

Posted: 22 days ago

BOCA RATON — The developer behind a rebuffed $75 million resort-style senior living facility in downtown Boca Raton is battling the city in court for approval to build. Group P6, the developer behind The Concierge senior living facility, claims in a petition to Palm Beach County Circuit Court that Boca Raton officials rejected...
Thomson wins Boca city council seat after lengthy recount
 A box of once-missing ballots and hours of closely examining hundreds of other ballots by hand Friday yielded a win for now-Boca Raton Councilman Andy Thomson. Thomson, an attorney, maintained a narrow lead throughout a time-consuming recount that decided a close city council race. The elections supervisor, Susan Bucher, ran 18,000 ballots...

Posted: 23 days ago

A box of once-missing ballots and hours of closely examining hundreds of other ballots by hand Friday yielded a win for now-Boca Raton Councilman Andy Thomson. Thomson, an attorney, maintained a narrow lead throughout a time-consuming recount that decided a close city council race. The elections supervisor, Susan Bucher, ran 18,000 ballots...