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10063279092?profile=RESIZE_710x10063290858?profile=RESIZE_400xThe Boca Raton Resort & Club, rebranded as The Boca Raton, includes the Cloister hotel in its original 1920s white color after decades in pink. RIGHT: Historic photos line the wall of a hallway near the entrance of The Boca Raton. Photos by Jerry Low

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9764074458?profile=RESIZE_710xCustomer desire for bigger units led developers to reduce the number of units at Alina Residences in Boca Raton. The first phase opened this summer. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

El-Ad National Properties has filed revised plans with the city of

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Along the Coast: 50 years of service

9352154894?profile=RESIZE_710xJamie Sauer, president of the Junior League of Boca Raton (from left), Lynne Moyer, Sosy Faradyan, Mado Faradyan, Fabiola Padernacht, Irina Oyfe and Jocelyn Mijares box food at Boca Helping Hands. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

Boca’s Junior League cel

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7960795101?profile=originalMary and Bob Isenbek spend Tuesdays at the Boca Raton Historical Society and Museum, cataloging its holdings and learning more about their new home. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack

When most people glance at the Boca Raton Resort and Cl

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Our History: Recalling Boca during World War II

For a child living on beachfront,

intrigue of wartime was exciting

7960617081?profile=originalSeen from the Atlantic Ocean is the Sanborn house (left), where Dr. Peter Barrett

recalls a suspected spying incident took place in 1942. The Boca Raton Villas ar

at the center and th

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By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

You don’t need to reserve a seat or pack a suitcase to board the Boca Express. Just bring your love of history and your imagination. 

At the Boca Express Train Museum, you start your 30-minute tour in the original station b

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