The Coastal Star

May 2014 Blog Posts (27)

Meet Your Neighbor: Donna Schneier

   

Donna Schneier’s collection forms the show ‘Unique by Design’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

    Envelopes get pushed when art dealer Donna Schneier is involved.

    The Manalapan resident’s latest coup is an enviable exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of…

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Lantana: County posts signs forbidding cast netting on new Ocean Avenue Bridge

The $37 million Ocean Avenue Bridge, opened in November, features a designated fishing platform for fishermen and cast netters.  Willie Howard/The Coastal Star

By Willie Howard



    Palm Beach County has posted four “cast netting…

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Manalapan: Commissioners give final approval to Audubon bridge project

By Dan Moffett

    

After viewing an engineering consultant’s slide show and getting reassuring answers to another round of unsettling questions, the Manalapan Town Commission unanimously agreed to move forward with a plan to replace the aging Audubon Causeway bridge.

    The decision ends months of administrative hand-wringing over the cost, design and construction inconvenience for the 25-foot span that links two portions of Point…

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South Palm Beach: Webb sworn in as new police chief

Police Chief Carl Webb and Town Clerk Yudy Alvarez were sworn in to their official positions. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Dan Moffett

    

Carl Webb’s career in law enforcement began in Pittsburgh during the 1970s when he volunteered as a reserve officer with his hometown’s…

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Business Spotlight: Family gets a blast of inspiration from hurricanes for decor store

Karen Marcil and Christina Auer show off items from Our Boat House in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park. The retail company was started in 2005 in Vero Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

    

You can thank Frances,…

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Business Spotlight: The Bridge returns as Waterstone Resort & Marina

The former Boca Raton Bridge Hotel, now known as Waterstone Resort & Marina, will have its grand opening May 7. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

On May 7, Waterstone Resort & Marina, 999 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, will celebrate its grand…

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Along the Coast: ‘Saturation’ efforts aim to make roads safer for all users

By Rich Pollack

    

The YouTube videos and website postings flooded the Internet for days after the South Florida Safe Roads Task Force completed its weeklong initiative last month to increase safety among bicyclists, motorists and pedestrians on State Road A1A.

    The phones were ringing, too — off the wall, in some places.

    Many of the postings and calls were from bicyclists concerned that the police “saturation” effort involving several law…

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