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7960784499?profile=originalConnor Lee took charge of all aspects of the labyrinth: design, site preparation and finding people to help. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

Connor Lee had always wanted to do something for his church, Unity of Delray Beach.
“I’ve been attending Un

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FAU researchers make progress in helping couples dealing
with memory loss sharpen their communication skills

7960783472?profile=originalSome people in the FAU study took part in painting classes or other activities at the Louis and Anne Green Memory Center in Boca Raton. Tim S

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7960787655?profile=original7960787867?profile=originalABOVE: Dena Balka in the kitchen at the Infusions Café. RIGHT: Red stem kale is a hearty green thriving in the garden. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

The Secret Garden is a small raised vegetable garden at the

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7960782856?profile=original7960782686?profile=originalABOVE: Dolphinfish (mahi mahi) begin to show up in greater numbers as the weather warms in the spring. These were caught in mid-April by Tim Workman (left) and Dave Hammond from the Lantana-based Geno V charter boat operated by Capt. Geno Pratt (far

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7960786471?profile=originalThe revamped visitors center is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It contains brochures about local merchants, a Delray Beach map and a historic-photo display. Jerry Lower/ The Coastal Star

By Christine Davis

The Delray Beach Visitor Information

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7960780863?profile=originalGospel singer Renee Rowan Basel will perform at Barwick Road Baptist Church, but often sings at Church of All Nations in Boca Raton, where her husband is pastor. Photo provided

By Steve Plunkett

She’s the daughter of a pastor, the sister of a pastor

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7960787466?profile=originalA bottlenose dolphin captures a houndfish off Palm Beach. Scientists with the Taras Oceanographic Foundation’s Palm Beach Dolphin Project, which began offering dolphin-watching tours to the public in January, shot the photo.

By Willie Howard

Seeing

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7960786065?profile=originalABOVE: An orange-barred sulphur butterfly drinks nectar from a firebush. BELOW: Strangler figs line the path of the Ashley Trail. Photos by Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

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By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

It’s easy to find the Ashley Trail from the parking l

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By Lona O’Connor

The way that Lynn Migdal has chosen to grieve is very particular to her. She is the first to point that out, in the introduction to her 2017 book, Eternal Love Connections.
7960772288?profile=originalHer unorthodox approach adds a dash of magic and maybe even

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7960771687?profile=originalA diver uses a clear plastic bag to carry several lionfish. Careful handling of lionfish, which have venomous spines, is essential to the process of bringing them up. The lionfish flesh is white, delicate and tasty. Photo provided by REEF

By Willie

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7960770454?profile=originalABOVE: Peter Lasman harvests a ripe eggplant. BELOW: Robin Silverman shows off chives and a strawberry she picked. 2017 photos by Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley/The Coastal Star

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By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley

Peter Lasman, 62, has watched the garden more than

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7960770286?profile=originalAuthor and contemporary Christian scholar Brian McLaren spends between 90 and 100 nights on the road each year traveling to public speaking engagements. This month he plans to be in Boynton Beach. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

They are age-old qu

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