For many years, until approximately two years ago, the city had encouraged donations to establish benches with commemorative plaques that would help upgrade the appearance of the beach walk. Frankly, with more encouragement from the city, all ofRead more…
In 2014 and early 2015, the town of Gulf Stream found itself under assault from Martin O’Boyle and Christopher O’Hare, two residents who overwhelmed the town with thousands of public records requests and dozens of lawsuits. Town Hall became virtualRead more…
at the Delray Beach Public Library in June 2015. Hunter is moving from the city.
Forty-one years ago, I fell in love with Delray Beach. Ten yRead more…
Our “Village by the Sea” is being placed at risk by Delray Resolution 71-015, unanimously adopted by the City Commission in December. The resolution commits the city to a 3,000-mile “urban Appalachian Trail” that connects 15 states along the EastRead more…
The good people of Boca Raton are in position to build the first homeless kibbutz in the USA. The United States’ shelter system for homeless people is a failed system. It makes nothing better, it only makes the situation worse.
It is time to re
As an architect and urban planner, I would like to amplify my comments on Mizner 200, published in The Coastal Star last June. This is the proposed replacement for Mizner on the Green in Boca Raton.
To its credit, the developer/owner, ELAD Nation
Congratulations to Jane Smith on her comprehensive reporting on the plans for redevelopment of Boynton Beach’s Riverwalk Plaza.
As an original owner for 10 years at Marina Village, I found it wonderful when the new Publix opened at Sunshine Sq
I have been a resident of Palm Beach County since 1973, from West Palm Beach to Boca Raton, and in that time I have seen dozens of smaller newspapers come and go.
I would like to give you a compliment: You and your team are doing a great job with
This is a pivotal time in Delray Beach history, so I want to make a few comments on the Atlantic Crossing project, which the city sent back to the Site Plan Review and Appearance Board on March 1.
I want to thank Commissioners Shelly Petrolia and
This legislative session demonstrated a political will to reform the Florida’s Public Records Act. However, that will was misguided in both SB 1220 and HB 1021.
Those bills targeted the attorney’s fees provision of Chapter 119 and attempted to
Two days after the Florida Legislature completed the 2016 session, a Sun Sentinel editorial headlined “Open government under attack,” indirectly referred to a failed bill that attempted to address abuse of the Public Records Act by a cottage industRead more…
Is Delray Beach sure it wants an “Urban Appalachian Trail”?
If you have ever been on the actual Appalachian Trail, you would find that the users are hardy, backpacking, great folks who live in tents/sleeping bags, dig holes for latrines, eat prepa
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