The Plate: Crab cake sandwich
The Place: Old Key Lime House, 300 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana; 582-1889 or oldkeylimehouse.com
The Price: $14.99
The Skinny: It was a dilemma anyone would envy: we were hungry, but not starving.
Did we want to gorge ourselves on a big entrée…
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Richie Podvesker, deli master of the store, directs a customer to the beer collection while handling the sandwich orders of a dozen customers at a time. He has been making subs and other meals for more than 21 years.
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By Thom Smith
If you want bright lights, head for the big city. Big bucks and exotic cars and a penthouse suite? Try Cannes. Mucho-chic and mucho celeb?…Continue
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By Greg Stepanich
Seraphic Fire, the Miami-based concert choir with two Grammy nominations to its credit, performs this month at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Boca Raton,…Continue
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The Wasie Foundation is inviting women age 18 and older to team up with Operation Mobilization in the quest to end human trafficking by raising funds through a challenging series of summits. Cost is $800, which includes lodging, food, transportation and snacks. Call 954-765-1320 or visit…Continue
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The view of Boca Raton Airport from Glades Road and Interstate 95.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star…Continue
By Steve Plunkett
Pay attention to the sign when you pull into a free on-street parking space in downtown Boca Raton. The city is enforcing the mostly two-hour time limits for the first time in at least three years.
City staff also are putting up new parking signs where there are none and will report back in June on what else should be done.
“We all know there’s a lot more downtown activity. There’s a lot of development going on in the…Continue
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INSET BELOW: Walter O'Neill
By Lucy Lazarony
Walter O’Neill can sum up his vision for the Art School of the Boca Museum of Art in four simple words, “community and building community.”
O’Neill, who took over as director on April 7, sees the Art School as a second home for artists of all ages and all skill levels, where they can leave the daily stresses of life at the door, come inside and create art.…Continue
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Lake Boca was filled with boats, partiers and music on April 27 for Boca Bash,
an annual floating party held between the Camino Real and Palmetto Park Road bridges.…Continue
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By Tim Pallesen
A majority of city commissioners wants to charge a dollar for trolley rides to discourage the homeless from riding free to a soup kitchen.
To stop the homeless from begging for money, commissioners also want a tough new ordinance to prohibit panhandling.
“We have beautiful trolleys that are supposed to bring individuals to our city to spend money — not to give free rides to the homeless so they can go to a soup kitchen,”…Continue
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By Rich Pollack
Concern over a water leak that led to one small neighborhood association receiving a $4,000 water bill has Highland Beach town leaders looking into new ways to detect leaks and save not just treated water but also a lot of money.
The issue surfaced recently after town commissioners received correspondence from Jerry Wolff, president of the Villa Del Alto Homeowners Association, who said that the association’s water bill for a…Continue
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About 600 runners laced up their shoes to take part in the Green Turtle Gallop at Spanish River Park
in Boca Raton. The 6.2-mile run raised about $10,000 for Gumbo Limbo’s Sea Turtle rehabilitation facility.
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The Milagro Center had its annual cultural arts-inspired fund-raising showcase highlighted by vocal, dance, mime, step, and spoken-word performances by students and teachers. A silent auction of themed packages and sales of artwork created by student artists raised funds for the nonprofit, which provides academic support to more than…Continue
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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Be Great Dinner to benefit the Naoma Donnelley Haggin Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach raised more than $192,000 following a day of events and that honored Michael and Susan Mullin, recipients of the Forrest and Frances Lattner Award, and Kyra Dobard, Boys & Girls Club of Delray Beach’s…Continue
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Lou Voress was honored at the annual Bel Lido Homeowners’ Association Meeting. Voress earned the honor for her dedication and duties spanning nearly four decades as secretary and member of the board of directors. She was presented with flowers and a tribute by association President Ron Brown and received a standing ovation. ABOVE:…Continue
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Stop Hunger Now volunteers recently packed 100,000 meals to be shipped to Haiti.
By Mary Thurwachter
About 600 students and other community volunteers rolled up their sleeves April 19 to prepare 100,000 meals in the Florida…Continue
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By Sallie James
After news of the Boca Raton Children’s Museum’s financial plight was publicized and emails requesting support were sent out to supporters, donations have been trickling in.
The financially strapped museum had expected to run out of operating funds April 30, according to Executive Director Denise St. Patrick-Bell. She asked for help from the city during a meeting late in April.
“The public has stepped forward with…Continue
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By Jane Smith
HIGHLAND BEACH — John Henry Cochrane II was 88 when he died at home on April 14 from complications of COPD.
“He was the most kind, sweet and gentle person,” said his wife, Shirley. “He had a way about him that made everyone feel comfortable around him.”Continue
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By Ron Hayes
BRINY BREEZES — Elsie Silva was a single mother who reared six children by herself, made their clothes, cooked homemade meals, worked two or three jobs, and baked molasses cookies that were sweet to eat but hard on a diet.
“She made cookies all the time,” remembers her daughter, Joanne Friedman. “Homemade bread. Swedish pastries. She’d say, ‘Want a cookie?’ when I was on a diet, and I’d say, ‘Oh, Mom, why’d you do that?’ I’d resist, but…Continue
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