ABOVE: FAU student Ryan Uber does a back flip March 25 at South Beach Park in Boca Raton. BELOW: Aquatic-themed kites fly at the Air Waves event in mid-March at Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park.
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…
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Children look at an inflatable shark as kites fill the sky during the Air Waves kite-flying event March 18 at Boynton Beach’s Oceanfront Park. The kites were mostly designs of aquatic creatures.
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…
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Charlie Merk, 10, plays pinball at Silverball Museum in Delray Beach, which has arcade games from three generations. Dana (left), Charlie and Amy Merk were visiting Charlie’s grandfather Justin Kelleher (rear). The Merks are from Hingham, Mass., near Boston. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star…Continue
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April 22: The ninth-annual fundraiser to benefit the Southeast Spinal Cord Injury Fund will support Cruise Bogle, who was paralyzed in a skimboarding accident eight years ago. The event will have a live band. Support comes from the Delray Beach Playhouse and Ellie’s Diner. Time is 5 to 11 p.m. Cost is $35. Call 306-7667 or…Continue
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By Amy Woods
More than 10,000 tweens and teens in Palm Beach County, most hidden behind the doors…
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A South Florida-based digital-marketing agency and Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business have teamed up to launch the Cause Marketing Project, an initiative designed to help eight area nonprofits.
The project aims to increase brand awareness and attract donors on behalf of Girls on the Run, Habilitation Center for the Handicapped, Major Stuart Adam Wolfer Institute, Milagro Center, Mind & Melody, National Leadership Institute, Spirit of Giving Network and Twin Palms…
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The advisory board of FAU’s School of the Arts in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters welcomed singing star Melissa Manchester for a conversation in which the performer reminisced about an extraordinary career. Manchester signed her first publishing deal at 17 and soon was backing up Bette Midler until going solo. At the end of…Continue
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The third installment of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s speaker series attracted more than 165 people who came to hear Bob Vila on the topic of ‘Houses, Homes & Hemingway.’ John Blades, director emeritus of the Flagler Museum, interviewed Vila, who has appeared in a variety of home improvement shows in his 30-year career. Vila…Continue
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The Boca West Community Charitable Foundation had its inaugural event with Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music, featuring student performances on the golf course during the 1.6-mile walk. Four hundred-fifty people attended, raising $51,000 for the 24 nonprofits the foundation supports. Food, wine and other refreshments were…Continue
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The Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County’s sold-out dinner dance brought 140 of the organization’s supporters together to enforce its mission of providing mental health services to adults, children and families striving to surmount significant challenges. Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, from the Broadway show ‘Jersey…Continue
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High tea it was — along with glowing glasses of sherry. Alexander and Roswitha Guzinski welcomed more than 50 guests to their home to benefit the Florida East Coast Chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters and raise money for young artists.Continue
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The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomed 130 to its annual affair, where Cathy Balestriere took the oath of office as chairwoman. Balestriere received the gavel from Kelli Freeman. ‘With all of the dynamic growth going on in our business community, 2017 is a very exciting year to be a Chamber member,’ Balestriere said. ABOVE:…Continue
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The art salon, an expansion of Palm Beach Travel, celebrated its opening with an intimate cocktail reception enjoyed by more than 50 art enthusiasts. The salon’s mission is to encourage visitors to develop an interest in collecting art. ABOVE: Karen Bruner and Tom Sheeran with Malcolm and Ilona Balfour. Photo provided by Tracey Benson…Continue
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The theme was ‘Bethesda Has Heart,’ and guests were inspired to wear shades of red at a fundraiser for Bethesda Hospital Foundation. One of the oldest galas in Palm Beach County, the event generated $262,500 during a ‘Bid from the Heart,’ the proceeds of which will benefit the Structural Heart Program. ABOVE: (l-r) Bryn and Annie Byers, Nicole…Continue
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The Friends support group organized the inaugural tea party, which attracted more than 150 well-dressed guests —men and women alike — who enjoyed high tea and musical accompaniment by a harpist. The event took place on the Great Lawn, adjacent to the butterfly garden, after guests strolled through the greenery with mimosas in hand. Other…Continue
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Close to 500 ‘cowpokes’ swaggered on down to the George Snow Scholarship Fund benefit for a foot-stompin’ good time, raising more than $83,000 for college scholarships and scholar-support services. Guests enjoyed whiskey tasting, fiddle playing, square dancing and lasso demonstrations, and the line never ended to ride the mechanical bull. TOP:…Continue
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More than 300 guests partied the night away at Caridad Center’s fundraising affair. The evening included a live auction that featured a two-year lease on a Mini Cooper convertible and a bid from the heart that was accepted by several in attendance. ‘We were excited to have so many new supporters from all around the county,’ said Dollene Ewing,…Continue
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By Thom Smith
Festival of the Arts Boca wrapped up March 11 with Sergio…Continue
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The Place: Pig-Sty BBQ, 706 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach; 810-5801.
The Price: $6.99
The Skinny: When it comes to barbecue, my favorite fare is smoked turkey.
When it’s prepared properly, the results are sublime.
At Pig-Sty, pit master Bryan Tyrell brings out the juicy nuances of turkey while giving…
Story and photos by Mary Thurwachter
In the heart of Delray Beach’s arts community, Pineapple Grove (on Northeast Second Avenue, north of Atlantic Avenue) offers visitors varied options for shopping and dining.
They will also find the Arts Garage (94 NE Second Ave., www.artsgarage.org), a popular venue for musicians; and Artists Alley (at Northeast Second Avenue between Northeast Third…
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