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January 2014 Blog Posts (137)

Boca Raton: Luxury condos planned west of Intracoastal

SOURCE: City of Boca Raton and the developer

Map by Bonnie Lallky Seibert/The Coastal Star

By Steve Plunkett

    Beachside condo opulence is coming inland to the west side of the Intracoastal…

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Olympia Dukakis headlines AVDA event

Heart of a Woman luncheon sponsor Jeannette DeOrchis, with Pam O’Brien, president and CEO of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, and luncheon Chairwoman Ann Bennett of Gulf Stream. Photo provided

By Amy Woods

    

Olympia Dukakis’ signature silver locks have graced the movie…

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Business Spotlight: At 80, Hand’s still changing to serve community

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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Around Town: Recent hires are good news at FAU

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…

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Boca Raton: Silver Palm Park and boat launch won't be affected by Houston's

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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Boca Raton: Old motel succumbs to progress

Mary Kate Leming/The Coastal Star

    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…

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Boca Raton: Only questions in wake of dead whale

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…

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Boca Raton: One council seat uncontested; two have full slates

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…

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2014 OPAL Awards Gala: Boca Pointe Country Club – Jan. 18

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…

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Palm Beach Symphony Opening Cocktail Party: Club Colette, Palm Beach – Dec. 2

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…

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74th Annual Library Association Meeting: Delray Beach Public Library – Dec. 9

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…

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Membership Breakfast: Boca Raton Resort & Club – Dec. 5

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…

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Sandler Family Major Gifts Event: St. Andrews Country Club, Boca Raton – Dec. 5

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…

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Broadway Comes to Boca: The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum, Boca Raton – Nov. 15

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…

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Fundraiser for The American Association of University Women: Home of Stan and Barbara Cook, Ocean Ridge – Jan. 19

Barbara and Stan Cook opened their home and garden for an event for The American Association of University…

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Il Circolo Scholarship: National Italian American Foundation

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.…

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Health and Harmony: If your voice is straining, you might need training

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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Finding Faith: Ceiling at St. Mark's offers a biblical history tour

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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Presentation by astronaut Story Musgrave: St. Joseph’s Episcopal School, Boynton Beach – Jan. 17

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 with…

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Work & Marriage: Five couples combine love and careers — and like it!

Traci and Matt Woodall combine art and wine

at Vino Van Gogh in downtown Delray Beach.

Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…

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