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Mary Kate Leming's Blog – June 2014 Archive (18)

The Plate: Penne for our thoughts? Visit Al Fresco

The Plate: Penne Tomato & Basil

The Place: Al Fresco, at the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course, 2345 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach; 273-4130 or alfrescopb.com

The Price: $16.50

The Skinny: We had been wanting to…

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Every Dad has his day on the waves: Gifts that can help father relax and reinvigorate on the surf

Professional surfer Peter Mendia, of West Palm Beach, rides a WaveJet surfboard near the Lake Worth Pier. Mendia says the propulsion system allows him to spend less time paddling and more time riding waves.

Photos by Willie Howard/The Coastal…

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Around Town: Forget the blues: Bamboo Room owners looking for buyers with green

The Bamboo Room, which has drawn nationally known acts, is decorated with music memorabilia. Photo provided

By Thom Smith

     Bamboo Room  … Always full of…

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Arts: Pickel’s art defined by his boundless imagination and enthusiasm

Conrad Pickel designed this stained glass window at St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church in Boynton Beach. Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Lucy Lazarony



    Visionary and stained glass artist…

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Groundbreaking for Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute: Boca Raton Regional Hospital - April 23

Christine Lynn’s birthday was celebrated at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute. Lynn was accompanied by donors, hospital and city officials and hospital staff members. Her $10 million gift to establish the…

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Sandoway House Annual Gala: Benvenuto, Boynton Beach – April 11

Sandoway House Nature Center’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ affair attracted 160 supporters who dined, danced, bid on silent-auction items and raised more than $44,000. Photo: Jestena Boughton (left) gives Executive Director Danica Sanborn a check for…

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Summer Arts: Jamie Bernstein to discuss her father’s legacy at FAU

Jamie Bernstein (right) says when her father, Leonard, was alive, she took him for granted. Now she realizes his impact on generations of music lovers. Photos provided

By Greg Stepanich

As befits the daughter of an…

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Student Scholarship Awards: Lynn University, Boca Raton – April 12

The National Society of Arts and Letters’ Florida East Coast Chapter selected 13 students to receive scholarships to colleges of their choice during an event chaired by Highland Beach resident Judi Asselta. Asselta introduced each student and presented all of them with a…

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50th anniversary celebration: Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Boca Raton – May 5

The Boca Raton Woman’s Club rang in its half-century mark by installing a new slate of officers for 2014-15. Club officials, both past and present, gathered for the historic occasion, at which Mayor Susan Haynie presented a congratulatory proclamation. Photo:…

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Culture & Cocktails" The Colony Palm Beach – March 3

The popular series sponsored by the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County attracted more than 70 supporters to the fourth ‘conversation’ of the 2013-14 season. The topic: ‘I Like America: Noël Coward in the U.S.A.,’ featuring an exchange between Barry Day,…

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Junior League of Boca Raton Annual Dinner: Delray Beach Club – May 13

The Junior League of Boca Raton celebrated the end of the 2014 season during a meeting, at which Andrea Garcia was sworn in as new president. ABOVE: Woman Volunteer of Year Co-Chairwoman Kirsten Stephenson, Honorary Chairwoman Marta Batmasian, Co-Chairwoman…

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Granting Wishes Cocktail Reception: Boca Rio Golf Club, Boca Raton – March 24

More than 140 guests, including featured speaker Jean Chatzky, of NBC’s ‘Today,’ gathered to announce this year’s Jewish Women’s Foundation grantees and to honor foundation Chairwoman Mara Reuben for exemplary leadership. Trustees voted to distribute $170,000 to nine…

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Old Salts Picnic Boynton Beach Inlet – April 28

Longtime fishermen gathered for a picnic to swap tales. Photo: Wally Alexander, Ron ‘Captain Hook’ Hamlin, Mike Fortier, Rick Lyman, Bob Nicholson, Jim Duncan, Butch Moser, Jimmie Zeak, Dr. Charles (Buddy) Moore, and two unidentified participants. Kneeling in front is…

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Annual Chamber Luncheon: Boca Raton Resort & Club – May 22

Richard Pollock, president and CEO of the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, walked away with the Business Leader of the Year Award from the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. The award celebrates those who give back to the community not only through generating economic…

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Fashion fundraiser: Neiman Marcus, Boca Raton – April 16

Wells Fargo Private Bank sponsored an event to benefit and bring awareness to Boca Helping Hands, which provides food and emergency provisions to the needy. Photo: Jason Freeman, Karen Swedenborg, Bonnie Koenig, Kelly Thill, Pattie Damron and Jonathan…

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Engagement: Charlotte Anne Lozier and John Case Lundquist

   Mr. and Mrs. William Harve Lozier of Des Moines, Iowa, announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte Anne, to John Case Lundquist, son of Mr. and Mrs. David John Lundquist of Ocean Ridge.

    Charlotte graduated from Northwestern University where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. …

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Tots & Teens: Catch a wave at Delray surf camp

Kids learn key board positions during the 2013 Delray Water Sports Surf Camp. Photo provided

By Shelley Gilken



Not many camps can boast this: No shoes needed.

    On the sandy…

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Wedding: Jon Filippi and Keriann Boone

    The wedding of Keriann Boone, daughter of David and Beverly Boone of Delray Beach, to Jon Filippi, son of Robert and Marlene Filippi Sr., of Churchville, Md., took place on May 3, at the Colony Cabana Club in Delray Beach.         

    The bride and groom arrived by trolley moments after the…

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