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Hey, Dad! Eat, drink and make pizza in Delray Beach restaurant class

Steven Dapuzzo slices a completed pie at SoLita & Mastino in…

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Hey, Dad! This brew’s for you at local beer masters

Related story: Hey Dad! Eat, drink and make pizza in Delray Beach restaurant class

By Thom Smith

 

Father’s Day. What to do?      

By comparison, Mother’s Day is a piece of cake, or maybe croissants, eggs Benedict and Champagne…

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FAU annual gala: Florida Atlantic University Stadium, Boca Raton – April 2

More than 800 guests — a record — turned out to support the school and help raise in excess of $600,000, which will fund student scholarships. During the evening, university President John Kelly announced a $5 million gift from Bobby and Barbara Campbell to name the Bobby…

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Persson Society Luncheon: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – March 23

Nearly 150 performing-arts supporters gathered in an elegant ballroom for a special event honoring members of the Helen K. Persson Society. The society boasts 135 members whose endowments support the long-term future of the popular stage.  ABOVE: (l-r) Ilene Arons,…

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Garden Party Angel Moms Brunch and Benefit: Boynton Woman’s Club, Boynton Beach – April 21

More than 250 guests donned their brightest fashions to celebrate the arrival of spring and herald the work being done to help foster children at The Leighan and David Rinker Campus, a residence operated by Place of Hope. Activities included a silent auction, musical…

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Muse Awards: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach – March 31

A quarter-million dollars was raised for arts education in the area during the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s glittering gala. The evening began with cocktails followed by dinner and an awards program directed and produced by Andrew Kato, of the Maltz Jupiter…

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Spring Benefit: Private home, Palm Beach – April 10

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden welcomed 260 supporters to its annual affair, the hosts of which were Dr. Richard and Rita Lazzara. The sunny, sold-out event raised $150,000 for the installation of the ‘Windows on the Floating World’ exhibition and its see-through…

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Kentucky Derby gala: Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach – May 7

Guests clad in elegantly elaborate hats and dashing Derby digs attended…

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Boca Woman’s Club Officer Induction: Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boca Raton – May 2

A candlelight ceremony took place to induct executive-level members into the Boca Raton Woman’s Club for 2016-17. The following officers have agreed to serve: Pam Capy, president; Dianne Schellig, vice president of membership; Sue Snowden, vice president of programming;…

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Arc Angels Luncheon: The Sailfish Club, Palm Beach – April 12

The Arc of Palm Beach County recognized the creativity, energy and resources of its community volunteers, corporate partners and staff members at the eighth annual awards ceremony. More than 100 honorees and their guests enjoyed a reception, raffle and live music. Arc Angels…

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Hats On Luncheon: Atlantis Country Club – May 28

The Lake Worth High School Alumni Foundation had a hilarious, head-accessory-themed fundraiser to benefit academic and vocational scholarships for deserving graduates. Prizes were given in the categories of funniest, most original, patriotic and prettiest. Guests…

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The 2016 SuperSTAR Spectacular Showcase: Music, Magic and Miracles - Arts Garage, Delray Beach – April 20

Milagro Center, an arts and education nonprofit, rolled out its annual performance fundraiser to a crowd of more than 200. The evening included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and opportunities to purchase student-created artwork and bid in…

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Power in Pink luncheon: Admirals Cove, Jupiter – April 19

For the second year, philanthropists, supporters and volunteers gathered for the Susan G. Komen South Florida affair that raised more than $45,000, with all proceeds going to breast-cancer education, research and screening. Keynote speaker Dr. Claudia Mason, of Cleveland…

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Spring Event: Private home, Delray Beach – April 19

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Men’s Division welcomed more than 50 participants to a night of camaraderie and the passing of the torch. They enjoyed an open bar and hors d’oeuvres as federation President and CEO Matt Levin delivered well wishes to…

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Around Town: Jewel of a deal means county has fewer places to play (or watch) polo

Adolphus ‘Dolph’ Orthwein and Leverett Miller play a match on the former polo fields near today’s Gulfstream Golf Club.

Photo courtesy of Orthwein family

By Thom Smith

Polo. Money. Land. Money. Florida. Money. No…

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The Plate: Tender mercies at Pearl’s

The Plate: Chicken tenders sandwich

The Place: Pearl’s Next Generation, 618 Lantana Road, Lantana; 582-4366 or www.pearlshomecooking.com.

The Price: $8.49

The Skinny: My daddy had a…

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Books: National writing award is a boost his old forklift can’t deliver

J.W. Alden of Hypoluxo got $1,000, a trophy and inclusion of his short story in L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Ron Hayes



    For 10 long years,…

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Books: Artist draws on history for first novel

By Steve Pike

    

Unlike most artists of the Renaissance, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was famous during his lifetime. It was a brief, tumultuous life. Born in Milan, Italy, in 1571, Caravaggio — the father of Baroque art — died in poverty and mystery in 1610 in Porto Ercole, Italy.

    Now, more than 400 years after he was found on a beach and died in a hospital run by monks, part-time Delray Beach resident Diana Nicosia weaves a tale in the same vein…

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Lori Sklar Mitzvah Day, Various South County locations – Feb. 28

Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton had its 23rd annual day of good deeds, including a barbecue at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church to feed people in need. In all, more than 1,000 pounds of clothing, food and toiletries was collected. ABOVE: Congregation B’nai Israel…

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Band Aid Drive Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School, Boynton Beach – March 18

Fifth-graders concluded a schoolwide collection drive to support the Alliance for Kids at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. Boxes of bandages were gathered and donated to children in need. In all, 481 boxes — a total of 12,083 bandages — were donated.…

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