beach and park district (25)

By Steve Plunkett
    
    The short era of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District’s rubber-stamping the city’s proposed parks budget appears to be over.
    Craig Ehrnst, one of the district’s new commissioners, led the first assault. The city

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By Steve Plunkett

    The Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District plans to hand-deliver a check for $3.7 million — as soon as the City Council finds time to accept it.
    The money is half the local cost of renourishing the city’s beaches from the

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Gumbo Limbo revamp, restaurant could be among changes

By Cheryl Blackerby

    A new Gumbo Limbo Nature Center building, a restaurant on Red Reef Executive Golf Course and development of the 15-acre Ocean Strand, which has been closed to the public fo

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    In 1994, when Boca Raton bought the Ocean Strand property for $11.9 million, many praised the investment as a victory for preserving green space. Twenty years later, the 15-acre property between high-rise condominiums and homes remains blissfully

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By Steve Plunkett 

    In a word, visitors to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center want more. 

    As in, “more from the center as well as at the center,” Judy Gire said while presenting a five-year strategic plan for Gumbo Limbo to the Greater Boca Raton Beach

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