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12390124294?profile=RESIZE_710xIn February, we priced Old Fashioned well cocktails and found they differed. The classic recipe is 2 ounces of whiskey, sugar, bitters and a drop of orange flavor over ice. At the Wine Room (above), it was $16. Kapow’s was $12. Sweetwater’s well, mad

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12369409266?profile=RESIZE_710xWhile the driver rests in her smashed SUV, Gulf Stream police and Delray Beach paramedics attend to the injured bicyclists at the crash scene along State Road A1A in Gulf Stream. Photo provided by Gulf Stream Police Department

SUV rams pack of cyclis

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By Tao Woolfe

Boynton Beach city commissioners sitting as the Community Redevelopment Agency’s governing board pulled the plug last month on a creative proposal that would have transformed the historic Magnuson House into a restaurant.

“This is reall

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12369324493?profile=RESIZE_710xLee Lipton, Jesse Bongiovi and Jon Bon Jovi (l-r) met at Benny’s on the Beach before announcing their partnership. Photo provided

By Christine Davis

Lee Lipton, owner of Benny’s on the Beach restaurant on the pier in Lake Worth Beach, recently announ

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County rang in a record-breaking fifth annual affair to benefit its Delray Beach location. More than $268,000 was raised thanks to the help of Co-Chairwomen Jennifer Coulter, Whitney Garner and Virginia Kinsey. Pr

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12368605652?profile=RESIZE_710xOcean Ridge Garden Club members (l-r) Julia Walker, Sallie Howell with her dog Fishbone, Elisa Garcia, Britt Flanagan, Susan Holtz, Deborah Land, Cheryl MacGuidwin and Carolyn Cassidy celebrated Arbor Day by overseeing the planting of a native marlbe

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12346994681?profile=RESIZE_710xMembers of the cyclist community came together in solidarity Saturday to advocate for safer roads at the site of a Jan. 4 State Road A1A crash in Gulf Stream that sent six bikers and the driver of the SUV who crashed into them to the hospital. That s
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Along U.S. 1: Postcards from the Past

12345055484?profile=RESIZE_710xColorful: Long before tourists celebrated their travels by posting selfie photos on social media, picture postcards were the rage. ABOVE: From the Rainbow Tropical Gardens, a Boynton Beach attraction from the 1920s to the1950s. BELOW RIGHT: A histori

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By Pat Beall and Steve Plunkett

Jamie Daniels made it just 228 days in Palm Beach County’s fraud-ravaged addiction treatment system before overdosing in a local sober home seven years ago last month.

A college graduate and aspiring lawyer, Daniels la

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You won’t see any “year in review” stories or photos in this January edition. It’s not that they aren’t interesting, it’s just that I’m a Capricorn — always looking forward. The coming year interests me far more than the one in the rearview mirror. S

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By Charles Elmore

Two hospitals in southern Palm Beach County received “D” grades for patient safety in a nonprofit watchdog group’s latest report, and Florida landed among the five worst states with declines in hospital patient-experience scores tha

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By Brian Biggane

The South Palm Beach Town Council is closer than ever before to choosing both an architect/builder and an owner’s representative for the much-anticipated new Town Hall.

The council determined in December that it would interview candi

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By Tao Woolfe

A developer from Greensburg, Kentucky, has been selected to design a new U.S. post office for downtown Boynton Beach.

Maple Tree Investments — one of two developers seeking to design and build a 3,490-square- foot retail post office at

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12344932281?profile=RESIZE_710xUtilities Director Poonam Kalkat praised the quick work to fix and clean up the leak at the east end of Boynton Beach Boulevard. But the state is investigating the leak and could penalize the city. Tao Woolfe/The Coastal Star

By Tao Woolfe

The corros

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12344909893?profile=RESIZE_710xFour work permit extensions have been granted for the 1.5-acre spec estate at 1460 S. Ocean Blvd. Anne Geggis/The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

The long-running saga of a construction eyesore in Manalapan has another chapter: The Nigerian oil mogul

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