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Map by Bonnie Lallky Seibert/The Coastal Star
By Steve Plunkett
Beachside condo opulence is coming inland to the west side of the Intracoastal…Continue
By Amy Woods
Olympia Dukakis’ signature silver locks have graced the movie…
Kids help paint an Autism Speaks mural with fine artist Georgeta Fondos during Hand’s
80th Anniversary Art Open House at Hand’s Office & Art Supply in downtown Delray Beach.
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Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show: Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach – Jan. 17
Gordana ‘Gordi’ Adzic models beachwear from Kokonuts of Delray Beach on Jan. 17 during “Delray’s Fabulous Fashion Show” in front of the Colony Hotel on Atlantic Avenue. The fashion show was presented as…Continue
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By Steve Plunkett
A Houston’s restaurant appears headed for a December 2015 grand opening on the former Wildflower site on the Intracoastal.
But many details in the lease proposal by Hillstone Restaurant Group Inc., which the City Council reviewed Jan. 14, remained conceptual, Deputy City Manager George Brown said.
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One of the few remaining small motels in Boca Raton built in the late 1950s has finally succumbed to progress as bulldozers and demolition crews have cleared the site of what had been the Boca Motel and Efficiencies. Located at…Continue
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A dead sperm whale, estimated to weigh more than 15 tons, washed ashore Jan. 10
at Spanish River Park. Boca Raton Ocean Rescue Capt. Tim Fry wraps a strap
around the whale’s tail so it can be pulled onto the beach for a…Continue
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By Steve Plunkett
One City Council race has already been decided, while a 10th candidate qualified for Boca Raton’s unusually crowded ballot.
Lawyer and real estate investor Scott Singer won Seat A (held by Susan Haynie) when candidate Craig Ehrnst switched races less than an hour before the city’s qualifying period closed Jan. 10 to run for Seat B (held by Michael Mullaugh).
Singer garnered endorsements from Whelchel and County…Continue
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The 2014 OPAL (Outstanding People and Leaders) Awards Gala was awarded by the Rotary Club of Boca Raton. Winners were Karen and Howard Weiss (for community service); Anthony Comparato (Vanguard Award for Business and Community Service); Irving Gutin (for medicine and healthcare); Gary Peters (for philanthropic leadership); and Cecil Roseke…Continue
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The Palm Beach Symphony kicked off its 40th season during a festive event with more than 100 returning members and guests. The symphony will present five spirited performances at five well-known establishments this year. “We are looking forward to a spectacular season with Maestro Ramón Tebar,” said Dale McNulty, president of the symphony’s…Continue
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A business meeting started off the proceedings with library board President Nancy Dockerty discussing the ‘State of the Library.’ The re-election of board members and the nomination of new ones followed. After the vote, library director Alan Kornblau gave the Librarian’s Report and vision for the future. An award was given to outgoing…Continue
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The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce had its monthly Membership Breakfast with guest speaker Anika Khan, a senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities. More than 250 chamber members enjoyed the program, which featured an economic outlook for 2014. Photo: Bill Hager, Dani Caine and Frank Feiler. Photo by…Continue
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The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County drew 320 guests to its fundraising event. David Gergen, a senior political analyst for CNN, delivered the keynote address. Harvey and Phyllis Sandler presented awards to Honorary Chairs William Newman and Beverly Saltz (left). Photo by Jeff Tholl…Continue
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In a benefit for the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, the museum had a grand-opening event in conjunction with the Debbie Rand Memorial Service League’s gala that raised $41,000. The gala included a tour of the Broadway collection, dinner, a performance of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Chrismas’ and an after-party…Continue
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Brandon Mazzeo, a graduate of Gulf Stream School, has received a $5,000 Il Circolo Scholarship. Mazzeo attends Columbia University and is majoring in biomedical engineering. Il Circolo Scholarship winners are selected based on academic merit and are academically outstanding, with grade-point averages of 3.95.…Continue
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Voice therapist Linda Barrantes helps patient Peter Levine perform
voice exercises at her Boca Raton office.
Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Paula Detwiller
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The Rev. Mark Leondis stands at the pulpit below some of the iconography that adorns the ceilings
at St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church in Boca Raton.
Kurtis Boggs/The Coastal Star
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Dr. Story Musgrave, a NASA astronaut, spoke to students at St. Joseph’s Episcopal School’s Live Green Campaign to encourage real-world learning and problem solving. Musgrave shared his life’s journey and scientific achievements as an astronaut, medical doctor, pilot and professor. Photo: Musgrave, an astronaut for more than 30 years, poses…Continue
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Traci and Matt Woodall combine art and wine
at Vino Van Gogh in downtown Delray Beach.
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…Continue
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