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Eileen lovre's event was featured

"Artists in the Park" by Delray Art League at Veteran's Park

March 25, 2017 at 10am to March 26, 2017 at 4:30pm
Delray Art League "Artists in the Park" Art Sale and Exhibition: Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 AM -…See More
Inga Ford's event was featured

Collectible Treasures Sale - First Dibs at Boca Raton Museum of Art

March 24, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Preview the popular sale and claim fabulous finds before the main event on Saturday! Affordable…See More
Devonshire at PGA National posted a discussion

Devonshire at PGA National Employee Award Winners Announced

Palm Beach Gardens, FL –Devonshire at PGA National Employee celebrated its employees at an Employee…See More
Natalie Pickelsimer's 2 events were featured
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Amazing Butterflies at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

May 6, 2017 to September 29, 2017
The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium presents their new summer exhibit “Amazing…See More
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Pippi's event was featured

Annual Book Sale at J. Turner Moore Library

April 8, 2017 from 9am to 4pm
Annual Book Sale at J. Turner Moore Library, 1330 Lands End Rd, Manalapan. 9 am-4 pm. Free.…See More
Inga Ford's event was featured

Boca Raton Museum Artists' Guild Gallery Opening Reception at Artists' Guild Gallery

March 23, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Celebrate local art at the free opening reception and award ceremony at the Artists’ Guild Gallery…See More


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Delray's Beach

Jay and Alice Finst relax on the bench they donated at the north end of Delray Beach. It bears a plaque that Alice says reflects the beach ambiance and reminds the couple of watching their sons surf there. 

Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Bench plaques may be scrapped in beach updates: Future of markers in doubt as Delray Beach begins master plan for shore


More Top Stories

Along the Coast: Concealed-carry permits and gun background checks rise

Boca Raton: Chabad starts legal fight to get land it says it was promised | Sugar Sand facelift | Hillsboro Beach protests Boca Raton beach renourishment plan | City seeks dismissal of Wildflower suit

Boynton Beach: 500 Ocean project given more time in exchange for better care of site

Delray Beach: Tax-dollar incentives an issue in iPic discussions

Gulf Stream: Town, neighbors unite to block plan for 3-story garage

Ocean Ridge: Lucibella’s trial postponed until summer | Prosecutor, defense subpoena witnesses in Lucibella criminal case

South Palm Beach: Town facing tight deadline to start beach project


Municipal Elections

Along the Coast: Mail-in votes play increasing role in election results

Boca Raton: RESULTS| Five candidates in the running for two council seats | Two vie for mayor’s post | Candidates talk about their plans at homeowners forum

Delray Beach: RESULTS | Election will reshape Delray Beach commission | Six candidates contend for two commission seats

Gulf Stream: RESULTS | Five incumbents, two challengers vie for five commission seats Seven candidates contend for five commission seats

Highland Beach: RESULTS Five running for two commission seats | Two vie for mayor’s seatNew faces will be seen on commission | Involved volunteer named to fill commission vacancy

Lantana: RESULTS | Recount set for Deringer, Shropshire race | Incumbents face challengesFour candidates contend for two commission seats

Ocean Ridge: RESULTS | Three newcomers join field after vice mayor’s resignation | Four candidates contend for two commission seats


Coastal Star: Linda Geller-Schwartz

Meet Your Neighbor: Dorinda Burroughs



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| Marcus W. Smith | Lou Stern | Dr. Stela Tudorin


Business Spotlight

Cleaned out by tornado, soap entrepreneur bubbles back | Chambers present awards, install officers


Around Town


A tradition of talent: Briny art show marks 65th anniversary

Books: Ocean Ridge author’s latest novel in Africa series the best of the four

Pay it Forward: Poet, naturalist to speak at Literacy Coalition fundraiser

Philanthropy Notes: Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties welcomes 3

The Plate: Granger’s cup of conch chowder a meal

Shopping: FISHING, FOOD, FASHION - 5 not-to-miss spots on East Ocean Ave. in Lantana

Thom Smith: Kravis’ silver anniversary a glittery, star-studded event


Home, Health & Harmony

 Delray Beach Home Tour: Seaside Style

Health Notes: Home caregivers now must carry licenses

Tots & Teens: 7th-grader gets St. Andrew’s students involved in fight against hunger


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