ABOVE: Barbara Arnold and Sandra Shinn stock shelves under the watchful eye of a surfing cow. Other store walls are covered with similar murals celebrating South Florida.…
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In what is certain to stir controversy in Boca Raton for years to come, a developer has submitted plans for an “ultra-luxury” downtown condominium project that would include four towers rising as high as 30 stories.
ELAD National Properties of Plantation proposes 500 units on nearly nine acres on Southeast Mizner Boulevard near the Boca Raton Resort &…Continue
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An estimated 1,200 children received school-supply-filled backpacks at the nonprofit healthcare center’s Back 2 School Bash. The children, all of whom are patients at the center, set an attendance record at the 20-year-old event, which served 1,100 in 2013. ‘We are so appreciative of the community support that enables us to help so many children start their school year…Continue
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The fourth-annual reception raised more than $60,000 to benefit Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine’s incoming class. More than 220 business, civic and healthcare leaders attended, each giving a donation for underwriting white lab coats and other equipment, funding scholarships and naming auditorium seats.…Continue
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The league’s board of directors and other active members came together for the annual summer project of distributing baby diapers to the communities of south Palm Beach and north Broward counties. This year, nearly…Continue
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One of Boca Raton’s largest wine-tasting parties drew more than 350 guests who had the opportunity to sample 100-plus vintages, enjoy hors d’oeuvres provided by local restaurants and listen to live music. The extravagant event was sponsored by the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce and served as a signature highlight of this year’s Boca…Continue
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More than 100 attendees at the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce’s informal networking event enjoyed a tour of the salon and spa while sipping cocktails. ‘It was a pleasure having members of the Delray Beach Chamber group here,’ the company’s Frank LaDuca said. ‘We enjoyed showing off our space to those who had never been here before.’…Continue
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By Shelley Gilken
Who needs Sharknado, modern-day megalodon attacks, or a submarine shark lurking off the coast of South Africa? There’s no need for fictitious shark attack “facts” when the real-life…
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The Plate: Tsunami Club
The Place: Tsunami Subs, 309 E. Woolbright Road, Boynton Beach; 739-8525. Also at 1130 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; 808-7103 or www.tsunamisubsandwraps.com.
The Price: $6.85 for a half-sub
The Skinny: It…
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By Ron Hayes
Shortly before 10 a.m. on a recent Saturday, four ninth-graders from Grandview Preparatory School in Boca Raton presented…
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Michael Pisano of Boca Raton, a sound mixer, listens to a scene between takes as actors prepare for action at the restaurant 3rd and 3rd during the shooting of After Midnight, an independent film being produced in downtown Delray Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Steven J.…Continue
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By Thom Smith
After nearly two weeks of Teen Jeopardy competition, Alan Koolik of Boca Raton and Jeff Xie of Edison, N.J., surprisingly were tied with $54,200 in winnings. So on the Aug. 1 broadcast, for one of the few times in history, the winner was decided by a tie-breaker.
Category: The Civil War.
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By Greg Stepanich
Her colleagues in the music industry had suggested for years that she consider performing the songs of Joni Mitchell, but when it came time to do it, jazz singer Tierney Sutton found the idea somewhat daunting.
“I knew how great she was, and then I was intimidated … it was not an easy…
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By Willie Howard
A 25-foot boat that capsized July 27 in the ocean off Delray Beach was taking on water before it rolled over, killing a Lantana man.
According to a preliminary report by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, three men were fishing about 5 miles south of the Boynton Inlet when the boat, a 25-foot Mako, began taking water over the stern.
It’s not clear why the boat was taking on water, though…Continue
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